Historic Friedens Church is located in the beautiful farmland of Geronimo, Texas. Friedens Church has faithfully served the Geronimo, Seguin, New Braunfels, and San Marcos communities of Texas since 1896. The church was founded deep in the heart of Texas by German pioneers who settled the land as farmers and ranchers.

Friedens means "Peace" in the German language, and the Peace of Christ is at the heart of our life and faith.

Today you will find both a traditional and contemporary community of faith comprised of the diverse culture of South Central Texas. Our families live on the farms and ranches of historic Geronimo, and in the new neighborhoods of the growing metropolitan areas between San Antonio and Austin.

Be part of history! Come celebrate 124 years of faith at Friedens Church in beautiful rural Geronimo with engaging pastors Dave and Sonja Phillips!  You will fall in love with this welcoming community. Sunday services include childcare for ages 5 and under.


  • April Tidings ( newsletter)

  • Children's Sunday School each Sunday at 9:30 AM

  • Nursery Provided Each Sunday for Children 5 Years old and Younger

    A nursery is provided throughout the year during  most worship services The caring staff is experinced and has had background checks, and all are CPR certified. The nursery is also available during the Sunday School hour at 9:30am 

  • Indoor and Online Worship

    Friedens Church is having indoor and online worship services each Sunday at 10:00 AM. 

  • Live Streaming Worship Service

    Join us for a Live Streaming Worship Service each Sunday at 10:00 am. Just click on the Facebook icon on the home screen on this website or go to the Friedens Church Facebook page.



  • Attention All 2021 Graduates

    On May 16th we will be recognizing and celebrating all upcoming High School and Higher Education Graduates in our worship service.  Please submit to the church office the names of 2021 high school or college graduates by May 12, 2021 so they can be honored  Please include the school they will be graduating from and plans for after graduation (college, work, etc.)   If possible, digitally submit two photos of your graduate ( baby/childhood picture and current picture that can be displayed on the power point slides during the worship service

    All digital images must be submitted by May 12th to Pastor Sonja at sonjamphillips@gmail.com

    If any questions, please notify Pastor Sonja at 830-303-7729, # 4


  • Indoor Worship Guidelines- COVID Protocols


    Friedens Chuch Indoor Worship Guidelines- COVID

    Friedens Church is committed to the health and well-being of all in our congregation. As we resume in-person worship services, the following guidelines have been put in place to help reduce the spread of the Coronavirus.

    • Masks must be worn at all times while you are on the church campus and while you are around others. Masks must be kept on during the entire worship service.
    • Nursery services will not be provided during worship services until we are confident that we can provide a safe Nursery space for children and workers
    • Temperature checks will be done on all attendees as they enter. Anyone reading a temperature of 100 degrees or higher will not be admitted.
    • All doors will be propped open for touch free entry.
    • Hand sanitizer will be provided at entrances/exits.
    • Do not congregate outside or in the Narthex.
    • Refrain from shaking hands, hugging, or other physical contact with others.
    • Proceed directly inside and be seated as directed by an usher.
    • Families may sit together with at least 6 feet of distance between each group. Seating will be in every other pew, alternating side to side.
    • The congregation will not be singing hymns or worship songs as signing has been shown to pose a greater risk of spreading COVID-19.
    • To reduce person-to-person contact, offering plates will not be passed. An offering box will be stationed in the Narthex so that offering may be left as you enter or exit.
    • On Communion Sundays, communion elements will be available at a table in the Narthex to be picked up as you enter.
    • At the conclusion of the service, remain seated until dismissed by an usher.
    • All doors will be propped open for touch free exit.
    • Do not congregate in the Narthex area or outside. Please proceed directly to your vehicle.
    • The church will be cleaned and sanitized after each service.
    • If you feel sick or show any symptoms of COVID-19, please remain at home.
    • Per CDC guidelines*, older adults and people of any age who have serious, underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. It is important to understand your own level of risk, as well as the level of risk of loved ones or those you may regularly come in close contact with when deciding to attend in person worship services.

    We ask for your patience and understanding during this time, and also respect for others in the congregation that may feel it necessary to be more cautious. No matter your personal comfort level, others may still choose to refrain from close personal contact, including close conversation, handshaking, hugging, etc., or may choose to remain at home.

    * https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-at-higher-risk.html

  • Pastoral Care

     If pastoral assistance is needed, please call the pastors at 830- 303-7729, press #4   Instructions given on the message how to reach them.

    Pastor Dave and Pastor Sonja


  • Secure Online Giving

    Please consider making your offering and finiancial contributions to the church by using the secure online payment method found on this website.


  • Friedens Church YouTube Channel

    Recordings of the Live Streaming Worship Services on Facebook can be viewed the church's YouTube Channel. Friedens Church YouTube Channel

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  • Friedens Early Learning Academy

    Friedens Early Learning Academy


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  May 2021