Rev. Laurie Williams

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April 2019

Christian Concert and Dinner at New Providence Presbyterian/Saturday, April 13, 6:00 (dinner); 7:00 (concert)

By |April 8th, 2019|Announcements|

The Angela Lily Trio, a Christian music group, will perform a concert at New Providence Church, on Saturday April 13 at 7:00 p.m. There is also the option of a carry-in dinner at 6:00.All are welcome to both the dinner and concert! There is no charge. A freewill offering will be taken.  

“A Brief History of Time:/3. God Responds”/Rom. 5:1-11; Gen. 11:27-12:8/Rev. Rodger Allen/3-31-19

By |April 4th, 2019|Sermons|

Some of you may have noticed that there are a lot of books in this building. There are shelves of books in the Koinonia Kafe, available to be borrowed and read. There are books in the Pastor’s Office, which Laurie and I brought here with us. There’s a wonderful collection downstairs, a Children’s Library, available for you. Plus the Bibles and hymnals in the pews – lots of books. As I was rooting around through some of the books one day, I came across two books that have some very interesting stories in them, and I thought I might tell you some of those stories today. The odd thing about both books, however, is that they each seem to have some pages missing, because it appears that the whole stories aren’t in there, just pieces. And it gets frustrating, because they’re good stories, and we want to know the rest; we’d like to hear the whole thing. […]

“A Brief History of Time: Apples & Satan & Sex?”/Gen. 3: 1-19, 23; Rom. 1: 18-25, 28/Rev. Rodger Allen/3-24-19

By |April 2nd, 2019|Sermons|

The title of the sermon series –  “A Brief History of Time” – is borrowed from a best-selling book by theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, in about 1990.  For many years that book was what he was most famous for; in the last few it may have been that he was Sheldon Cooper’s hero, and appeared on a couple episodes of “Big Bang Theory.” The book is about the origins of our solar system and the physics of how the universe works. Now, I took science and math courses in high school and college. I think I understand the book up to about page 30. […]

Final two Lent Worship Services

By |April 1st, 2019|Announcements|

Lent Wednesday Worship and Lunches We are once again hosting a Wednesdays-in-Lent series of worship services and luncheons this year, for the entire Paris community. Worship runs from Noon to 12:30 and lunch ($5) is served promptly and quickly, in case you need to return to work or other projects. The schedule for music and [...]

March 2019

December 2018 Newsletter

By |March 20th, 2019|Newsletters|