Rev. Laurie Williams

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April 2020

By |April 4th, 2020|Announcements|

    We will not be able to gather for our usual Maundy Thursday Tenebrae service, which includes communion when we come to “the Last Supper” part of the story.  The Presbyterian Church USA has issued an advisory opinion, however, stating that while in ordinary circumstances communion can only be part of a worship service where [...]

New Video Sermon on Facebook Page

By |April 2nd, 2020|Announcements|

A second video Scripture and sermon, which would have been the subject of our March 29 worship service, has now been posted to our Facebook page. It is an open page, so anyone with internet can visit, whether or not they have their own Facebook account. Copy and paste this link into your browser to [...]

March 2020

Rev. Rodger’s Sermon on Facebook page

By |March 27th, 2020|Announcements, Sermons|

Hi congregation. Want to let you know that we were able to get a video Scripture and sermon (which would have been the subject of last Sunday’s service, if we could have been here) onto our Facebook page yesterday.  It is an open page, so anyone with internet can visit, not just those with their [...]

Message from Rev. Rodger concerning stay at home directive

By |March 22nd, 2020|Announcements|

3.21.2020 Hi congregation. So now we are into “shelter in place” in Illinois through April 7, prompting another new development in church operations. Jeanette and I had no luck convincing the governor that we are “essential work personnel” so the church offices will be closed during this period. Here are a couple things it might [...]

Services Cancelled through April 1, 2020

By |March 19th, 2020|Announcements|

March 19, 2020:             Session of The Presbyterian Church of Paris has decided, in light of health concerns, to cancel all in-person worship services and other group activities at the church through Wednesday, April 1, including the Wednesday Noon Lent worship services and luncheons.               We are looking into alternative ways we can provide [...]