We're a GREEN CHURCH, striving to cherish the Earth and make choices that protect our environment. Learn more. 

My name is Rev. Damien J. Lake and I am the Interim Minister here at Peace UCC. I am so glad that you have discovered our website and are interested in learning more about our wonderful church and congregation. 

Peace UCC is a unique place, filled with gifted and wonderful people. As an Interim Minister I travel all over the country and meet lots of wonderful people and I must admit this church is one that will leave warm memories with me for a long time.

Everyone deserves to find a place to celebrate their faith, ask questions without feeling judged and to experience the Beloved Community that Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about. I believe that this is one of those places. 

I hope you will come and join us for worship and experience something special and share it with others. 

Blessings and Peace,

Rev. Damien J. Lake

Interim Minister

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We're an OPEN & AFFIRMING congregation of the United Church of Christ--which means we take diversity seriously and we welcome all God's children as full and beloved members of our community. Learn more.

We're decidedly CHRISTIAN, and in the most inclusive, generous way possible.  We believe that--at its core--the gospel is a call to compassion.  And that's what we try to be about every day, every week. Learn more. 

Address: 900 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Email: office@peaceunited.org
Phone Number: 831.426.2010


Weekly Worship Service: Sundays at 10:30 am 

Office Hours: Tues - Fri. 9 am to 12 pm (noon) and 1 pm to 3 pm

Pastoral Care Emergency: 831.272.2657

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