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Valentine’s Fellowship/Sunday, Feb. 17


Many people enjoyed the special “Valentine’s Day Fellowship Time” in the Koinonia Kafe last year,
so the Membership and Evangelism Committee will provide that again this year,
after worship, on February 17.
Special treats and prizes will be part of the fun.
Please join us!


February 11th, 2019|

YOU ARE INVITED . . .

. . . A Celebration of

Rev. Laurie Williams’

15 Years (almost) of Ministry at Paris Presbyterian Church

(She “retired” on December 31.)

Please join us at

Paris Presbyterian Church, 241 W. Court St., Paris, IL.

February 24, 2019, 1:30-2:30 Open House for the Church and Community

If you cannot attend, cards can be sent to her at

Paris Presbyterian Church, 241 W. Court St., Paris, IL 61944

February 7th, 2019|

Youth Movie Night/Sun. Feb. 10, 1:30-4


The next activity of the Paris Christian Youth Fellowship: a Movie Afternoon, complete with popcorn and drinks, at First United Methodist Church Sunday, Feb. 10, from 1:30 to 4. Youth grades 7 to 12 are invited.
February 4th, 2019|

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Valentine’s Fellowship/Sunday, Feb. 17

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: Announcements|

Many people enjoyed the special “Valentine’s Day Fellowship Time” in the Koinonia Kafe last year, so the Membership and Evangelism Committee will provide that again this year, after worship, on February 17. Special treats and [...]

YOU ARE INVITED . . .

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: Announcements|

. . . A Celebration of Rev. Laurie Williams’ 15 Years (almost) of Ministry at Paris Presbyterian Church (She “retired” on December 31.) Please join us at Paris Presbyterian Church, 241 W. Court St., Paris, IL. [...]

Youth Movie Night/Sun. Feb. 10, 1:30-4

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: Announcements|

The next activity of the Paris Christian Youth Fellowship: a Movie Afternoon, complete with popcorn and drinks, at First United Methodist Church Sunday, Feb. 10, from 1:30 to 4. Youth grades 7 to 12 are [...]

Souper Bowl of Caring

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: Announcements, Church News|

NEXT SUNDAY:  We will participate in the “Souper Bowl of Caring.” This is a special offering taken on Super Bowl Sunday, which is February 3 this year. All the proceeds go to our local Compassionate [...]

Church Family of The Week

By |January 28th, 2019|Categories: Church News|Tags: |

Our “Church Family of the Week” program gives us a chance to lift up a different family (group or individual) of our congregation each week, include them in our daily prayer for our families and [...]

“Weddings (and More)/I Corinthians 13/Mark 10: 6-8; Song of Solomon 8:6-7/Rev. Rodger Allen/2-10-19

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Sermons|Tags: , |

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Responding to the Law/Psalm 19:7-11; Luke 4: 14-21; Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-9/Rev. Rodger Allen/2-3-19

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Sermons|Tags: , |

            I remember reading this news story awhile back: In Tacoma, Washington, it is against the law to sell or distribute equipment used to take illegal drugs. Things like hypodermic needles cannot be given or [...]

Challenging Relationships/John 4:7-10, 13-15, 23-26; Luke 24:13-16, 28-35/Rev. Rodger Allen/1-27-19

By |January 30th, 2019|Categories: Sermons|Tags: |

The week of January 18th to 25th, ending this past Friday, was designated as a “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.” This is an annual observance, and always falls on those dates, January 18th to [...]

Be Careful When You Pray/Luke 4:16-30; Isaiah 61:1-4, 8/Rev. Rodger Allen/1-20-19

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: Sermons|Tags: |

            Once upon a time, according to Greek myth, a boy named Phaethon decided to go and visit his father, who was the sun god, Helios. Now Helios, being a god, and having a very [...]

Souper Bowl of Caring Feb. 3

By |January 28th, 2019|Categories: Church News|Tags: |

On February 3rd, before/during/after worship, the youth of our church invite you to help out the Edgar County Food Pantry by giving to our special offering “Souper Bowl of Caring.” All donations will go to [...]

Blessings Box

By |January 24th, 2019|Categories: Church News|Tags: , |

The Blessing Box in front of the Police station on Washington St.     In December, Rev. Laurie, by a Mission Task Force decision, put together 12 hygiene kits for people in Paris in need of [...]