PRINCE OF PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH

Servant Leaders

Our Staff

From the Heart

Serving and Loving

“Follow me as I follow Christ.” 1 Corinthians 11:1 As the staff of Prince of Peace our first call is to serve and love God–we work to grow as disciples. From this foundation we seek to serve and love you to help you grow in your relationship with the Father. And we want to have fun doing this all together. So join us in God’s work in this world. Come, follow us as we follow Jesus. Together let us be and make disciples.

Pastoral Leadership

Pastors Knox Herndon; Scott Ness; Assistant to the Bishop for Missions, Gemechis Buba, and Pastor Justin Kollmeyer gather following the installation of Pastor Scott as the associate pastor at Prince of Peace on May 12, 2019.

From the Heart of the Father

Pastoral leadership is a calling into the office of Word and Sacrament Ministry. This means that of all the things a pastor is called upon for, preaching the Good News of Jesus and presiding over the mysteries of God’s work through water, bread, and wine takes precedence. Loving and serving Christ and assisting in the growth and maturation of God’s people at Prince of Peace (and beyond) is our joy. Any one of us would be thrilled to set a time to sit and talk with you about what is going on in your life and ways to further our faith and dependence upon Jesus for daily life.

Our PEOPLE

Pastor Scott 2023

Rev. Dr. Scott M. Ness

Senior Pastor

Pastor Scott Ness came to Prince of Peace in 2019. He lives intentionally as a disciple of Jesus; fails often; and works to not take himself too seriously. He is a strategic thinker who loves to make difficult theological truths accessible. He and his wife, Deanna, have 6 children.

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Johanna Ruhe

Secretary

Ms. Johanna serves as Prince of Peace’s volunteer secretary. Her faith in Christ and servant heart is a blessing to the people of Prince of Peace. She ensures that things run smoothly at church as well as being a vital aspect of caring for our members.

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Paula Littleton

Youth Ministry Director

Ms. Paula leads youth toward the Lord all year long. With a heart of gold she tirelessly loves on, teaches, encourages, and engages our youth.  Each summer, she coordinates and leads a youth mission trip to work in areas devastated by natural disasters.

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Meredith Mazzillo

Children's Ministry Leader

Ms. Meredith joyfully teaches the love of Jesus to our youngsters. An elementary school teacher of 12 years, she meets the kids at their level to share God’s Word through service projects, games, music, and art. She and her husband, Drew, have two children.

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Dr. Pat Thomas

Organist and Choir Director

Dr. Pat has a heart for Jesus and a gift for music. Her skill and talent is on full display as she leads the congregation in hymn singing and the Peace Choir. Music is such a vital part of our worship–and life in Christ–and Dr. Pat is a gift as she undergirds our praise with the organ.

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Jeannie Alley & Angie Petty

Custodians

These two are saints. For years & years they have taken seriously their stewardship of our church facilities. With love & devotion they continue to clean, set up, and care for Prince of Peace and our people. Their joy-filled hearts and willingness to go above and beyond are a gift to us all.

Church Council

The council is comprised of elected members of the congregation, the Senior Pastor, the Youth Ministry Director, and the Children’s Ministry Leader. Each elected position serves a three-year term and strives to support Prince of Peace in their specific ministry area.

If you are interested in serving on the council or volunteering in a ministry area, please reach out to the council representative below. Council meetings are open to church members on the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm.

Zip Worrell, President
Cindy Light, Treasurer
Susan Jacobs, Secretary
Leah Leslie, Care
Amber Slyter, Communications
Jennifer Wadsworth, Fellowship
Dennis Rice, Property
Laura Williams, Social Ministry
Anna Marie Smith, Worship & Music

Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received.

Holy Week at Prince of Peace

Join us for our Holy Week Worship on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday.

Maundy Thursday

Noon and 6:30pm

Good Friday

Noon and 6:30pm

Easter Sunday

7:30am at Peace Chapel

9:00am in the Life Center

11:15am in the Sanctuary

Holy Week At prince of Peace

Join us for our Holy Week Worship on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday.

Maundy thursday

Good Friday

Easter Morning

Noon and 6:30pm

Noon and 6:30pm

7:30am at Peace Chapel

9:00am in the Life Center

11:15am in the Sanctuary