Christian life is a journey. Jesus leads. We follow. So no matter where you are on your journey, the people of Prince of Peace are here to encourage you and your family to take the next step. We have ministries focused on young families, men, women, children, youth, and seniors.

We invite you to click on one of our ministries to the left to learn more.


Worship | KidZone | Wednesday Nights | Frequently Asked Questions | KidzTime
Children and Family Events | Milestones Ministry

We all live busy lives, but nothing could be quite as important as making sure our marriages and children are growing spiritually! The Bible teaches us that parents are the primary spiritual leaders and nurturers of their children’s faith. We desire to walk beside you, equipping and supporting you, as you carry out this God-given role in your family. Questions? Contact Jessica Janscha.


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We encourage and invite you to bring your children to worship with you! We love the beautiful sounds of God’s youngest children during worship services. After all, worship is for EVERYONE. With that said, we support you in whatever works best for your family on Sunday morning. Below is a listing of KidZone classes available to children birth – 6th grade.



Sunday Morning

Birth – 36 Months (8 am, 9:30 am, 11 am)
In our nursery and toddler rooms our little ones discover Jesus weekly through hands-on learning with Bible stories, songs, snacks, and age appropriate activities.

Preschool & Kindergarten (9:30 am)
A fun, interactive hour for young children as they learn the stories of the Bible through music, puppets, crafts, snacks, games, and more!

1st – 4th Grade (9:30am)
Children 1st – 4th grade experience high-energy learning on Sunday mornings in a large group/small group environment through music, puppets, drama, games, crafts, and more. Kids dig into God’s Word each week with their small group leaders and discover God’s love for them in Jesus Christ. Bring your Bibles!

5th- 6th Grade (9:30am)
Preteens of Prince of Peace (POP) is exclusively for 5th and 6th graders on Sunday mornings! Students immerse themselves in the Bible each week as they investigate topics relevant to the preteen years and begin to prepare for Confirmation. Bring your Bible! Invite a friend!

Want to volunteer on our KidZone team and serve others? Contact Jessica Janscha.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I register my child(ren) for KidZone?

A: Are you visiting us for the first time? Just come to KidZone (located on the second floor) and we’ll quickly get your child(ren) registered online.

Children will automatically be promoted each August so there is no need to register each year.


Q: What is the procedure for dropping off and picking up my children from KidZone?

A: Drop Off
• Visit a check-in kiosk in the KidZone hallway to check in your child(ren).
• After checking-in your child(ren), two tags will print.  The child’s name tag should be placed on the child and the other tag retained by you for pick-up.
• Children birth through 36 months should be taken to their classrooms after check-in.
• Preschool – 5th grade children may check-in to their KidZone classrooms 15 minutes prior to start time.

Pick Up
• Parents must have the check-in tag in order to pick-up their children. Pick-up your child(ren) from their KidZone classroom(s).

Q: Can I attend a Bible class at the same time as my children?

A: Yes! There are many Adult Bible Studies offered on Sunday morning at 9:30 for every age and lifestyle!

Q. What if my child needs me while they are in KidZone?

A: When you register your child(ren), you will leave your cell phone number. Please leave your phones on vibrate. If contacted, please go to the KidZone check-in desk on the 2nd floor.


ENJOY A DAY OUT. KIDZTIME is a safe, loving, Christ-centered environment where kids can grow spiritually, physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually while you enjoy a day out! We believe it is our calling to love, encourage, and guide each child that God leads to Prince of Peace as we seek to strengthen and support families. We are excited to meet your family! Questions? Contact Jessica Janscha.


KIDZTIME is for children ages 6 weeks through 5 years. Our registration is flexible! You may register month to month at a cost of $25 per child per day. Or, you can secure your spot with a semester registration at a cost of $20 per child per day. When space is limited, priority enrollment goes to the children registered for the semester. You can choose one day per week or two days per week (offered Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00am – 2:00pm). We offer additional discounts when you register more than two children. Financial assistance is considered by request. Send a request.



KidZone is a fun, safe place for your kids to learn and grow with other children!




NURSERY (6 weeks – 18 mos) 

We appreciate how important it is for babies to be on a schedule, so we do are very best to stick to your schedule!  We our all about loving, nurturing, and encouraging your sweet little one.

In the Nursery, babies enjoy:

• Tummy Time
• Exercise Time – jumpers, push toys
• One on One Time
• Music Time
• Jesus Time – songs, poem, short story
• Book Time

We work on fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, independent feeding and drinking, crawling, and walking.




TODDLERS (18 – 36 mos) 

What a fun age! Your toddler is learning and growing at what seems lightning speed! In the Toddler room, we love, care for, and expose your ball of energy to different activities throughout the day:

• Arts and Crafts
• Songs and Dance
• Chapel – Bible story, songs, prayer
• Exercise – outside play
• Snack Time & Lunch
• Free Play
• Nap / Quiet Time
• Reading Books
• Sensory Tables

We work on large motor skills and fun learning opportunities on numbers, shapes, colors, weather, calendar, and more.




PRESCHOOL (3 – 5 years)

Our Preschool caregivers are passionate about loving your child and helping him/her grow and learn! Your preschooler will enjoy many different activities and learning experiences while at KidzTime:

• Crafts
• Singing & Dancing
• Musical Play
• Chapel – Bible story, songs, prayer
• Exercise – outside play
• Snack Time & Lunch
• Free Play
• Quiet Time
• Reading Books
• Sensory Tables

We work on fine and large motor skills. Fun learning opportunities include pre-writing, math, science, letter of the week, weather, calendar, and more.


PLEASE READ! Click HERE for the 2019 KidzTime Policies and Procedures manual. Questions? Contact Jessica Janscha.


Click HERE to register for the Fall 2019 semester (September through December). Registration closes when full.

registration month-to-month

Contact Jessica janscha if you are interested in registering one month at a time.

Even if registration is closed, we may have spots available. Please email Jessica janscha to see if the day(s) you are looking for are available.


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children and family events

For children entering Kindergarten Through 6th Grade
Held annually in June, this week-long event runs Monday through Friday, 9:00 am until noon. There are Bible stories, games, crafts, fun snacks, music and more!


Food, music, games, pumpkin patch, trunk-or-treat and more! Join us in this annual October outreach to our community! Bring the whole family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers to show our love for the Carrollton community in a BIG WAY! It’s a FREE PARTY on the streets of Prince of Peace. Food, music, games, pumpkin patch, trunk-or-treat and more!



Join us in the Fellowship Center between 9:00-11:30am on the first Sunday of Advent for our annual Christmas Kickoff! Enjoy breakfast, create pieces to use in your home during the Advent season, explore Christmas outreach opportunities, and pick-up Advent devotions for you and your family.



An annual family event that celebrates the birth of our Savior! It is held the Sunday before Christmas between services in the Fellowship Center.

Interested in serving on one or more of the above Event Teams? Contact Barb vonBehren.


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milestones ministry

The Milestone Ministry is a ministry to the younger families of Prince of Peace. Moms and dads attend three sessions with other parents who have children the same age. During the sessions, they learn and grow together and then take what’s learned home and put it into practice. For the fourth session, we will have a time of recognition and blessing in worship (for Sunday morning classes) or class (for Wednesday night classes), celebrating the milestone with your family. LEARN MORE HERE»

Welcome to Youth Ministry


What: Confirmation Class (September 8, 2019 – October 2020)
Who: 7th & 8th Grade Youth
When: Sundays at 9:30am
Where: Youth Center – Middle School Room
Cost: $30/student

What is Confirmation?
Prince of Peace’s Confirmation program is an intentional time during a child’s 7th & 8th grade years to focus on the foundations of faith in Jesus Christ. We will cover essential topics ranging from…READ MORE

High School Ministry

What: High School Ministry (HSM)
Who: 9th – 12th Grade Youth
When: Sundays at 9:30-10:30am
Where: Youth Center – High School Room

What is High School Ministry (HSM)?
High School Ministry provides a place for youth to be real with their peers. Youth will be mentored by caring adults, engage in a time of worship and learn more about a Savior who is in LOVE with them.
HSM is designed to provide a positive…READ MORE

Small Group Ministry

What: Small Group Ministry (SGM)
Who: 9th – 12th Grade Students
When: 1st Sunday of the Month at 6:30pm
Where: Youth Center & Host Homes

What is Small Group Ministry (SGM)?
Small Group Ministry is an exciting new way to connect with other students your age! High School aged students are invited to participate in this unique opportunity to build a tight knit community; after all – that’s what the church is all about! On the first Sunday of each month…READ MORE

Student Leadership Group

What: Student Leadership Group
Who: 9th – 12 Grade Students
When: 3rd Sunday of the Month at 6:30pm
Where: Youth Center

What is Student Leadership Group (SLG)?
Lead is an essential word in our world. It causes us to have a sense of purpose, drive and motivation. The church is looking for the youth of today to step up and make a difference. Will you answer the call of Christ? He wants to use you!
Student Leadership Group is an…READ MORE

Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP)

A new ministry for Parents of Teenagers (grades 7 – 12): As an outreach of the Faith at Home ministry, we want parents not only to survive the teenage years but to thrive through this unique season.

It is our desire to:

1. EQUIP parents to be faith leaders in their home
2. ENCOUARGE parents by connecting them to other parents of teenagers
3. EMPOWER parents to be confident as they navigate the teenage years

We will gather once a month on the first Sunday (9:30am, 4th Floor).

Details, calendar and more HERE.


Got Questions?

We would LOVE to talk to you!
Jeremiah Bauer | Youth Director
Mandy Lowe | Director of Parent Outreach

women’s MINISTRY

Women need community. We need other women who accept us for who we are, care for us, and encourage us. So connect today! For ages 18-118. Need more information? Want to serve on the Women’s Ministry Team? Contact Dave Rahberg.
We encourage and invite you to study God’s Word regularly! Check out our Sunday and Weekday Bible Classes.



Often, women make the mistake of going through life as caretakers for all, separating themselves from the influence, encouragement, and camaraderie of other women. Connecting with a group of women helps navigate through life’s challenges and brings adventure to the journey. To learn more about on-campus and off-campus women’s small groups contact Dave Rahberg.



To engage and serve through Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML), go HERE.


Men can make a significant difference for good in their homes and communities. It starts with God’s Word in their hearts and souls. Prince of Peace’s Men’s Ministry exists to encourage men and help them begin or grow their faith journey. We challenge men to serve others as they honor God with their lives through Jesus Christ. Need more information? Want to serve on the Men’s Ministry Team? Contact Dave Rahberg.



Often, men make the mistake of going through life as “lone rangers,” separating themselves from the influence, encouragement, and camaraderie of other men. Connecting to a group of men helps navigate through life’s challenges and brings adventure to the journey. To learn more about on-campus and off-campus men’s small groups contact Dave Rahberg.


We encourage and invite you to study God’s Word regularly! Check out our Sunday and Weekday Bible Classes.


Join us on the 2nd Saturday of each month for food, fellowship, prayer and praise. Explore what it means to be a Frontline Missionary at home and work. More information HERE. Questions? Contact Steve Sosinski.

BBQ and fellowship at its finest! From beginners to pros, this group of men are on a mission to cook the best meat in town for the homeless, needy, student ministries, schools, and members. For more information, contact Craig Sunderman.


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Senior Adults

God has a plan and purpose for people of all ages! Our Senior Adult ministry is designed to challenge folks 65 and over to continue their journey in faith and to commit their lives in serving the Lord. It is our desire to encourage, engage and educate Senior Adults in the following areas:

S = Spiritual
E = Enlightenment
N = Nutrition and Health
I = Intergenerational
O = Outreach
R = Recreation
S = Service
In addition to the various ministry opportunities at Prince of Peace, there are several specifically designed for Senior Adults:

Monthly Fellowship Meal

We meet the first Thursday of each month (excluding June and July) from 11:30 am – 1 pm in the Conference Center. Bring a dish to share and invite a friend!


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The real life questions we have for God present opportunities for us to discover God’s Truth together. This is where a small group of people, journeying along side one another, can bring clarity, encouragement, care, and hope to learn and live God’s Word. Contact Dave Rahberg if you would like to join or start a small group.

Grandparenting Seminars

Offered several times throughout the year, these get-togethers offer strategies in doting and indulgences when it comes to grandchildren, as well as, maintaining or beginning a legacy of faith through the generations.

T.R.I.P. (Touring Round Interesting Places)

Special day and night trips around the Metroplex area, Texas, and other states are scheduled throughout the year.

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Join us for regular visits to home-bound and nursing home members and friends.


These special activities are conducted at various times throughout the year. You may request information by sending your email address to Pastor Ken Holdorf.


Taking place in February each year, The North Texas Senior Fest is sponsored by ALOA – Adult Lutherans Organized for Action – an inter-Lutheran movement that provides resources for older adult ministries of the LCMS and ELCA. ALOA’s mission is to equip mature adults to celebrate and serve.

Bible Studies

Engage in the Word of God! Bible study groups meet on Sunday mornings and throughout the week. Find a study for you HERE.


To get involved or serve on the Senior Adult Ministry Team, contact Pastor Ken Holdorf.


What is Married People?

Prince of Peace is part of a national resource group of marriage experts working with everyday couples across the country to make marriage:

REAL: Authentic. Relatable. Meaningful.
FUN: Playful. Joyful. Essential.
SIMPLE: Uncomplicated. Practical. Attainable.

Their mission is to help couples connect through laughter, affirmation, information and application.

This year our MarriedPeople Theme is “US”. Every couple wants to be their very best “Us”. MarriedPeople can help!



When your marriage is better, everything is better! Marriage takes work. But it doesn’t have to be difficult. You and your spouse both want it to work. It just takes joining together as a team to succeed.

Married People Ministry at Prince of Peace

How is your connection with the Love of Your Life?
The POP MarriedPeople Ministry exists to strengthen marriages and build community using these four core concepts:

1. Have Serious Fun
2. Respect and Love
3. Love God First
4. Practice Your Promise

Married People Events at POP

Couples are encouraged to engage through any or all of the following:
1. Large Group Events
2. Dining Out
3. Date Night
4. Monthly Email Newsletter
5. Sunday Bible Class for MarriedPeople
6. Small Groups

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! For planned Group Events, Dining Out and Date Night opportunities, view the 2019 POP MarriedPeople Calendar

September Highlight: JOIN US FOR GAME NIGHT!
Friday, September 20 | 6:30 – 8:00pm | POP Fellowship Center
Pizza and salad provided. Bring a desert and game to share. Childcare provided at POP.

Married People Monthly Newsletter

Packed with resources, the MarriedPeople monthly email includes podcasts, brief articles, fresh ideas, date night suggestions, important topics to discuss and upcoming opportunities.

Complete and submit the form HERE to receive the POP MarriedPeople monthly newsletter.

Married People Sunday Bible Study

Bible studies specifically for couples are a great way to meet other couples, be encouraged and grow your marriage. No embarrassment! Just healthy conversations, exploring the Word of God and prayer.

Grace Filled Marriage | September 8 – October 27 | 9:30am | Room 301
Led by Dave & Caree Rahberg

View the listing of all classes HERE.

Married People Small Groups

Beginning the week of October 6
We are trying something new! We will launch two, five-session small group Bible studies that meet in homes beginning the week of October 6. The two possible studies are Heroes Among Us and With. Both generate vibrant discussions with video based presentations and discussion guides. Food, fun, conversation and a stronger marriage will be the blessings of these studies.

Interested in leading or hosting a group? Let us know by sending a note to


Want to Connect? Have Questions?

Contact one of the following couples:
Kacie & Will Innes
Tim & Angie Rackler
Dave & Caree Rahberg


Encouragement During Life’s Seasons

The Milestones Ministry is designed to support and strengthen families at significant milestones in their lives. You attend three sessions with other people going through the same life stage. During the sessions, you learn and grow together and then take what has been learned and put it into practice in your home. For the fourth session, we will have a time of recognition and blessing in worship (for Sunday morning classes) or class (for Wednesday night classes), celebrating the milestone with your family.
For more information about any of the following Milestone opportunities, contact Dave Rahberg.


Interested in learning more about Baptism? This milestone and beautiful gift of God’s grace is for all ages. We would love to connect with you and your family in your journey of faith and plan a Baptism service.
Contact Madelyn Sosinski.

The Blessing (Age 2)

Sundays, April 19 – May 10, 2020 | 9:30am | KidZone (2nd Floor), Room 212
Families with two-year olds discover the power and peace of being a blessing. Sharing your faith with your two-year-old and praying a blessing over them.
Contact Jessica Janscha.

Worship (Ages 3 to 5)

Sundays, Sept 15 – Oct 6, 2019 | 9:30am | KidZone (2nd Floor), Room 212
Parents are the best source for Spiritual development in children. Yet, families hesitate to bring children into worship. We are tempted to dump the kids and go to church without them until after Confirmation. Where do we see Jesus encouraging that idea? Let’s explore how our family can worship together and dump the fear. For parents with children ages 3-5 years old.
Contact Jessica Janscha.

Servanthood (1st Grade)

Sundays, Jan 26 – Feb 16, 2020 | 9:30am | KidZone (2nd Floor), Room 212
Understanding servanthood and creating generous hearts in our children which overflow with the love of Jesus Christ into the world around them.
Contact Jessica Janscha.

The Bible (3rd Grade)

Sundays, Oct 13 – Nov 3, 2019 | 11:00am | KidZone (2nd Floor), Room 212
Understanding the Bible as the true Word of God; living and active, and discovering how to have meaningful family devotions. Parents will present their child with a Bible during the blessing in worship.
Contact Jessica Janscha.

First Communion ( 5th – 6th Grade)

Wednesdays, March 18 – April 8, 2020 | 4:30 – 6:00pm | Youth Center
For all youth, 5th grade and older, who wish to begin enjoying this gift of God’s love and grace. First Communion Service will be on April 9, Maundy Thursday.
Contact Jeremiah Bauer.

Confirmation (7th – 8th Grade)

The middle school years are a formational season to examine what they truly believe. So, we partner with families to provide teaching, guidance, and support. We explore our relationship with Jesus, the Christian faith, the Bible, and Christian doctrine.
Contact Jeremiah Bauer.


God’s Best for You (7th Grade)

RETREAT: February 21-22, 2020 | Location TBD
When is the best time to talk about the birds and the bees? Many parents find it difficult to talk to their teen about sex. Join us for a weekend of parent/child growth in learning how God has the best plan for sexuality and more.
Contact Jeremiah Bauer.

Sticky Faith (10th Grade)

March 8, 25 & 22, 2020 | 9:30am |4th Floor
What is the magic ingredient which makes the faith stay with them after High School? Don’t know? Neither do we! But come to this milestone to help find the tools to help your high schooler have faith a faith which sticks with them after High School.
Contact Jeremiah Bauer.

Graduation (12th Grade)

Sundays, April 19 & 26, 2020 | 11:00am | Youth Center
High school graduates and their parents come together to reflect on God’s grace in their lives over the last 18 years and to prepare for a continued life of faith after graduation.
Contact Jeremiah Bauer.

Grand Parenting

The average age for people to become grandparents is 48. Grandparents have an incredible opportunity to influence their grandchildren’s lives. Conferences, classes and more are offered throughout the year to encourage, uplift and disciple grandparents!
Contact Pastor Ken Holdorf.

40+ Anniversaries

Marriage is a blessing from God. Each year we celebrate all couples married 40+ years with a special dinner.
Contact Pastor Ken Holdorf.

Retirement Workshop

When planning for retirement, the most common issue talked about is finances. While important, money is only one of the many issues that must be addressed regarding an overall healthy retirement. Open to all members and guests of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.
Contact Pastor Ken Holdorf.

All Ages – The Legacy

Your faith legacy is the most valuable gift that you, your family, and friends will ever receive. “The Legacy” course will help you to chart your faith journey with life mapping. Personal and family values will be identified and used for developing a mission statement which will guide you in taking your next steps toward a grace filled life that creates an eternal legacy of faith.
This is an opportunity for individuals, couples, and families. Class participants will be equipped to take key concepts from the Legacy journey and put them into action at home. If you are an empty nester, retired, married or single, this is a powerful way to discover God’s presence in your life and your hope in Him for the future.
Contact Dave Rahberg.

Small Groups

The real life questions we have for God present opportunities for us to discover God’s Truth together. This is where a small group of people, journeying along side one another, can bring clarity, encouragement, care, and hope to learn and live God’s Word. Contact Dave Rahberg to explore joining or starting a small group.

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English as a second language

Want to learn English? Would you like to help your kids with their homework? Would you like to get a better job? You can get there by joining us Thursday evenings (September through May) from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Adult Education Center. Cost is $20 for the workbook. Childcare available. Contact Sandy Spott at 972-691-7402.



¿Le gustaría aprender inglés? ¿Quiere ayudar a sus hijos con sus tareas/deberes? ¿Tiene deseos de encontrar un mejor trabajo? Se puede llegar por acompañarnos jueves de 7:00-8:30 pm en el Centro de Educación de Adultos. Cuesta: $20 para el libro. Cuidado de niños disponibles ¿Tiene preguntas? Llame Sandy Spott a 972.691.7402.



Build relationships while teaching! No teaching experience needed just a desire to serve and invest in the lives of others! Classes meet Thursday evenings 7:00-8:30pm from September through May. Time commitment includes class time and weekly preparation. Training provided! Contact Sandy Spott at 972-691-7402.

Care Ministry

Christ-centered care for people who are hurting.


Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry is a one-on-one care ministry that equips and empowers lay caregivers—called Stephen Ministers—to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting.  Stephen Ministers help, encourage, pray for, and support people experiencing a crisis – illness, divorce, death, loss of a job, loneliness, depression and so many more of life’s struggles and trials.

Prince of Peace has over 30 trained men and women ready and willing to help you today.  If you have experienced a crisis in your life and would like specialized one-on-one, confidential care, please contact Susan Wellborn at 214-448-4373.
Want to learn more about Stephen Ministry?  Check out their national website at
SERVE AS A STEPHEN MINISTER. Do you have a passion for bringing Christ’s love and care to people during a time of need? Do you feel called to listen, encourage, pray, and support others who are hurting? Make a Difference . . . become a Stephen Minister!

Contact Susan Wellborn at 214.448.4373.
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Prayer Request

If you have a prayer need, we want to encourage you by lifting up your request to God. Submit your prayer requests HERE or call us at 972.447.9887 during office hours (8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Thursday; closed on Fridays).

SERVE ON THE PRAYER TEAM. Are you a prayer warrior? Join us in lifting up prayer requests each week! We meet on Saturdays at 9 am in the Adult Education Center, Room 3. Questions? Contact Dianna Thompson or call her at 972.741.4887.

PRAYER GUIDES. If you would like to pray for the needs of our community during your daily / weekly prayer time, Prayer Guides are updated weekly and available each Sunday at the church receptionist’s desk or the Information Center in the Fellowship Center.


Pastoral Care

Do you have questions about Christianity, Jesus or what it means to be a Christ follower? Please fill-out this FORM and a Pastor will contact you.

In cases of an emergency, accident, sudden illness or upcoming surgery, please contact the church office at 972.447.9887 during office hours (8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Thursday; closed on Fridays) and someone will assist you.  If after hours, please follow the directions for a pastoral contact.


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In a crisis?

If you have experienced a crisis in your life or are in need of spiritual care, we want to walk beside you and encourage you. If you would like us to contact you, please complete a form HERE or call us at 972.447.9887 during office hours (8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Thursday; closed on Fridays). If after hours, please leave a message at the appropriate prompt.


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