Rev. Laurie Williams

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November 2018

“Where Is Your Treasure”/11/4/18/Scripture: 2 Kings 4:1-7; Mt 6:1-6, 19-21, 24/Rev. Laurie Williams

By |November 6th, 2018|Sermons|

          Ahhh, another Fall Campaign: so exciting!  Actually, I really like the theme the Stewardship Committee has presented throughout 2018 at various times and in a variety of ways.  “Where Is Your Heart?” comes from our Matthew, chapter 6, passage and is focused on verse 21:  “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”  Notice that it doesn’t say that the treasure follows the heart, but that the heart follows the treasure.  It points to what is central in our lives, whatever our most important treasure is:  is it money?; is it family?; is it cars?; is it God and the will of God?  […]

Youth Event November 18, 2-5 p.m. Sheweys

By |November 5th, 2018|Announcements, Youth|

Paris Christian Youth Fellowship (PCYF) November 18   2:00-5:00 p.m.  Begin at Shewey’s Paint Your Own Pottery Studio Make item for yourself or for a gift for someone Mugs, ornaments, trays/holders, etc. Items cost $10 and up Conclude at Burger King for drinks, devotions, & fellowship  

“Old Testament Women of the Bible: Rebekah”/10/7/18/Scripture: parts of ch. 24 and 25/Rev. Laurie Williams

By |November 1st, 2018|Sermons|

    For those of you who have heard all or most of my Old Testament Women of the Bible sermon series so far, you know that I have been rescuing some women in the Old Testament from their bad reputations.  True, there are some women who do terrible things in the Bible, yet even those who ought to be praised are often ridiculed for some reason or another.  In my first sermon, Eve was often spoken of being inferior to Adam even though she was the same status as a partner, and for having caused sin and humanity’s separation from God even though Adam ate the fruit of the forbidden tree right along with her.  […]

October 2018

HELP AFTER STORMS

By |October 29th, 2018|Announcements|

HELP AFTER STORMS       Presbyterian Disaster Assistance has set up an account for those who would like to contribute to meet the needs of people affected by Hurricane Florence: DR000169. Gifts can be made online http://pda.pcusa.org/ or by phone at 800-872-3283, or by check, which can be mailed to Paris Presbyterian Church, or to Presbyterian [...]

Blanket Drive

By |October 29th, 2018|Announcements|

WINTER IS COMING The Compassionate Clothing Closet is collecting new or gently used blankets during the month of October, for distribution in November, as winter approaches. Many households do not have enough blankets to keep everyone warm, and some of them may not be able to afford to have the heat turned on. Blankets may [...]