Rev. Laurie Williams

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May 2019

“Growing in Faith”/Hebrews 5: 11-6:1Acts 16: 1-5/Rev. Rodger Allen/5-26-19

By |May 30th, 2019|Sermons|

Bible passages from the book of Acts are recommended for our consideration each year at this time. After Jesus’ resurrection on Easter and his ascension into heaven forty days later, his disciples started telling his story and sharing his teachings, to people in and beyond Jerusalem, eventually resulting in the formation of Christian churches. So on the Sundays following Easter, we often review the stories of their doing that – and those stories are found in the book of Acts. One thing the book of Acts emphasizes is that the early church grew, as the story of Jesus was told. It grew in numbers, and it grew in faith. “Growing in numbers” is a concept we pretty easily understand, though it’s not quite as easy a thing to actually do as we would like. “Growing in faith” is a little more ambiguous phrase: what all does it mean, to “grow in faith”? […]

You Can Help!

By |May 28th, 2019|Announcements|

           Supporters of Kemmerer Village have been sending them Box Tops for Education for years, and they really add up! Their purchased items include: library books, school decorations, blankets, basketballs, and P.E. equipment.             If you’d like to participate in the blessing of children at Kemmerer, please put box tops in the box on the [...]

Youth Group Event

By |May 23rd, 2019|Announcements, Church News|

The next event for the Paris Christian Youth Group, Grades 7 to 12, will take place Sunday afternoon June 2 from 4 to 6 P.M. It will be a cookout picnic outside the place Carolyn and Jeff Hodge have on Twin Lakes. Boat rides, kayaks, and paddle boards will be part of the fun.

SUMMER BREAK for Children and Youth Sunday School classes

By |May 20th, 2019|Announcements|

Sunday morning, May 26, will be the final date for the meeting of our Children’s and Youth Sunday School classes, as they begin a summer break. THANK YOU to this year’s teachers Beth Ruff and Rodger Allen, and all who substituted for them on Sundays they were away; and our children and youth who participated [...]

Guest Speaker Jeanette Levellie/Sunday, May 19

By |May 16th, 2019|Announcements|

Thank you to Jeanette Levellie for leading us in worship this Sunday, May 19. Jeanette will be preaching "God Loves Basket Cases," about how the Lord loves to rescue his children from seemingly impossible circumstances. Jeanette is the wife of one man, mother of two grown children, grandma of three kids, and servant of two [...]