Habitat for Humanity

Prince of Peace volunteers contribute many hours annually to Habitat for Humanity.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity logo

Prince of Peace participates in an annual build as part of the “Holy Hammers” (HH) coalition of 14 churches.


The location for 2017 was: 4396 121st Ave NE  Blaine.  Our days were Apr 10, 11, 27, 28, May 1, and June 12 & 13.  Chris Henningson coordinated our team.

Call Chris at 651-642-1080 or email to chenningson2@aol.com if you would like to get on the volunteer list for 2018. There will be sign-up sheet on the bulletin board next to Pastor Peter’s office.


The 2016 project was at 11 E. Maryland Ave, St. Paul (just east of Rice Street). This home is now a completed single story building. Work began on April 25 and continued on 4/26, 5/11,12,13,26 7/11,12. Thanks to the following who provided twenty-two work days on site: Dan Dodge, James Ericksen, Peter Haugan, John Hoops, Caryn Josephson, Peter Christ, Dave Olson, Tom Rockne, Wanda Shelton, Chris Thornton, Lea Thornton, Dan Wagner, and Russ Wilkinson as coordinated by Chris Henningson.  Providing food for the workers were Marie Hanson, Anne Haugan, Audrey Henningson, Caryn Josephson, Maria Larson, Jenna Ross, Carol Swanson, and Linda Wagner.


The 2015 Holy Hammers house is complete at 512 Van Buren, St. Paul, located a block south of Minnehaha or 7 blocks north of University Ave., 1.5 blocks east of Dale. Our congregation donated $4,103.52 to this initiative plus 30 worker days of manpower. Thanks to builders Dan Dodge, Jim Ericksen, Gus & Peter Haugan, Roger Hintze, John Hoops, Dick Jacobson, Caryn Josephson, John Klawiter, Dave Olson, tom Rockne, Bill, Chris, & Heagher Thornton,, Hadley Verwest, Dan Wagner, and Russ Wilkinson. They were graciously fed by Liz Aslesen, Jan & Marie Hanson, Marian Hastings, Anne Haugan, Kay M. Johnson, HJean Knaak, Maria Larson, Linda Olson, and Tammy Wilkinson.


For 2014, we helped build a house at 663 Edmund in St. Paul which was dedicated on September 6th. Thanks to our 2014 volunteers: Dan Dodge, Jim Goepfert, Gus Haugan, Peter Haugan, Roger Hintze, John Hoops, Dick Jacobson, Caryn Josephson, Karlind Moller, Dave Olson, Tom Rockne, Jerry Rowe, Chris Thornton, Lea Thornton, Hadley Verwest, Dan Wagner, Russ Wilkinson, and Tricia Wright.  Thanks also to those who provided lunches for the volunteers: Elizabeth Aslesen, Jan Hanson, Marie Hanson, Marion Hastings, Anne Haugan, Maria Larson, Sue Mollerk, Linda Olson and Tammy Wilkinson.

Prince of Peace has provided between 30 and 45 volunteer days each year since 2007.