Children & Youth in Worship

Children and youth participate  worship in a variety of ways, frequently involved as greeters, ushers, acolytes, and worship assistants. The youngest among them is welcome to spend time in the nursery with a loving care provider.

Children's/Youth Library 

Offers children and youth  a place of their own, providing  Christian oriented books and materials to help inspire, comfort and affirm their faith. 

Youth Ministry

Prince of Peace recognizes the important roles¬†youth have¬†in the church as¬†disciples and leaders. POP¬†seeks to offer a safe, welcoming place for worship, study, fellowship, witness, service and fun.¬† ‚ÄúIn your face‚ÄĚ experiences to serve Christ through mission and outreach are offered and¬†the¬†home is affirmed as the first teachers.¬† ¬† ¬†¬†¬†

POP @ 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering, Houston

THEME: "THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING!" Jeremy, Ed, Gabe, Pastor, Josie and Jullie departed from Springfield Branson Airport for Houston (6/26). Following arrival, they ‚Äúspread their wings‚Ä̬† at the Johnson Space Center. The Gathering began (6/27) and included worship, speakers, Bible studies, mass gatherings and music at NRG Park/Stadium over a five-day period.
INTERACTIVE LEARNING DAY (6/28) for PoP was a ‚ÄúHoly Playground‚ÄĚ of sorts and a time to encounter God through a variety of learning styles and sensory experiences. CENTRAL STATES SYNOD DAY (6/29) was an opportunity to meet and interact with for youth and adults from Kansas and Missouri. SERVICE DAY (6/30) was a time to be involved with a project in the community. ¬†¬†

Children & Youth: God's gift to the church of today and tomorrow!