History - Peace Lutheran Church (Gahanna)

Feb 7, 2018

Discover the Roots of Forward Church

As the leading faith community in Gahanna, Ohio, Forward Church, formerly known as Peace Lutheran Church, has a rich and vibrant history that spans over several decades. Our commitment to faith, service, and community remains at the core of everything we do.

The Journey Begins

Peace Lutheran Church was established in Gahanna in 1965, by a small group of dedicated individuals who sought to create a place of worship and spiritual growth for the local community. Over the years, our congregation grew, and we embarked on a journey of faith and fellowship.

Growth and Expansion

Throughout the years, Forward Church has expanded its physical presence to better serve our congregation and the surrounding community. With the generous support of our members and the community, we were able to construct a larger and more modern worship space, enhance our facilities, and create a welcoming environment for all who seek solace and spiritual connection.

A Community of Faith

At Forward Church, our faith is not confined within our walls. We believe in living out our faith through service and outreach. Our dedicated members actively participate in various community programs, joining hands with local organizations to address social issues, offer support to the needy, and spread love and compassion to all.

Supporting Future Generations

As we celebrate our past, we also look towards the future. Forward Church is committed to nurturing the spiritual growth of the younger generations. We provide a wide range of programs and activities tailored to inspire and engage children, teenagers, and young adults on their own unique spiritual journeys.

Embracing Diversity

Forward Church embraces diversity and believes in the power of inclusion. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where people from all walks of life can come together to worship, learn, and grow. Regardless of background, race, or age, everyone is valued and respected within our faith community.

Deepening Our Faith

Forward Church offers a diverse range of spiritual programs and opportunities for individuals and families to deepen their faith and develop a closer relationship with God. From regular worship services and Bible study groups to community outreach initiatives and faith-based events, there are countless ways to engage with our faith community.

Join Us Today

If you are seeking a welcoming and vibrant community of faith, we invite you to join us at Forward Church. Experience the warmth of our fellowship, the joy of worship, and the transformative power of spiritual connection. Be a part of our history as we continue to shape the future together.

Elaine Adkins
I love learning about local history.
Nov 12, 2023
Mara Martin
This church has a long and impactful history in Gahanna. It's amazing to see how their commitment to faith and community remains strong.
Nov 8, 2023