Prince of Peace has created a Call Committee that is hard at work in the call process for a new pastor to replace our recently retired pastor of 19 years.

Interviews have taken place and the process is expected to be completed within the next few months (meaning, by April or May at the latest.)  The members of Prince of Peace are grateful to our Bishop Jim Hazelwood, and the Associate to the Bishop, Paul Synott for their guidance in this process.


We are also grateful and blessed that Vicar Dan has been authorized by the Bishop to preside at communion.  Full services with communion continue at Prince of Peace as we go through the call process.

dan-pA Message from our Seminary Intern

A recent graduate of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, with a Masters of Arts in Public Leadership, I have returned to Philadelphia to complete my Masters of Divinity in Pursuit of Ordained Ministry, which is what has brought me here to Prince of Peace.   Previously,  I spent a year teaching in Hungary, through Young Adults in Global Mission,  almost four years working with autistic and developmentally disabled young adults, and many summers as a staff member at Camp Calumet.   I’m a big New England sports fan, especially of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots.  I love following the UConn Basketball team, especially during March Madness.  I love spending time outside, especially hiking and kayaking.  I’m definitely looking exploring many of the great outdoor spaces here in the area.  I’m blessed to be here with all of you at Prince of Peace, and look forward to our work together.

Dan Purtell