Evangelical Friedens (Peace) Church (now Peace United Church of Christ)

301 North Main Street
Elkader, IA 52043

Builder: M.P. Möller Organ Co., Op. 3723, circa 1920.
Manuals: 2
Ranks: Unknown
Stops: 23
Action: Electro-pneumatic

Notes: Peace United Church of Christ began as the "Friedens Evangelical Church" and later became "Friedens Evangelical and Reformed Church" and eventually, Peace United Church of Christ.

Friedens, (German for "Peace"), has helped shape the Church identity since its inception in 1905.

Elkader was named for Emir Abdelkader, an Algerian leader who was Muslim. Elkader is an agricultural county seat in Northeast Iowa, with currently approximately 1250 residents. Elkader’s sister city is Mascara, Algeria. A Peace Pole in a small park area outside of City Hall has a matching Peace Pole in Mascara. Peace UCC is located one block from City Hall, both on Main Street.

Factory records and Organ Historical Society as of 2009.