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Photos of Fall Youth Outing

Nine youth and four adults spent a fun day at the Southfork Homestead south of Paris on Sunday, October 14. Here are some photos to enjoy.

January 22nd, 2019|

Youth Skating Party/Sunday, Jan. 20/1-3 p.m./Paris Roller Rink

The next Paris Christian Youth Fellowship event is roller skating at the Paris Roller Rink, from 1:00 to 3:00 Sunday, Jan. 20. Youth grades 8 to 12 are invited to attend. Please bring $5 for skating and money for snacks, if you can.

January 14th, 2019|

Happy New Year!

May the grace of God, the love of Jesus, and the comfort of the Holy Spirit fill your life to overflowing this year!

January 8th, 2019|

Pastor’s Ponderings

Recent News


By |October 29th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Blanket Drive

By |October 29th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]


By |October 29th, 2018|Categories: Announcements|

. . . that Rev. Laurie serves on the Personnel Committee of the Presbytery of Southeast Illinois? This involves some regular annual proceedings, like performance reviews and salary recommendations for the six (recently reduced to [...]

Sunday School classes for all ages resume Sunday, Sept. 16 at 9:30 a.m.

By |September 4th, 2018|Categories: Announcements|Tags: , , , |

Our Children, Youth, and Adult Sunday School classes will resume  after their summer break, at 9:30 A.M. Sunday Sept. 16. Please join us for a wonderful spiritual growth experience!

December 2017 Profile

By |December 11th, 2017|Categories: Church News|

December 2017 mission page December 2017 Pastors ponderings pdf December 2017 profile

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 10-15-17 Matthew 22:1-14; Matthew 13: 24-30, 47-49 Rev. Rodger Allen

By |November 1st, 2017|Categories: Stewardship|Tags: , , , , , |

               We had a wedding here last weekend. And a lovely, happy wedding it was. But it was a little different from the wedding described by Jesus in this parable. If our wedding had been like Jesus’, this is what it would have looked like: At about 3:30, half an hour before the ceremony was to begin, picture the bride’s parents sending the ushers and bridesmaids out into the streets to start rounding up the people who had been invited. “OK, we’re ready—everyone’s here. Come on in for the wedding now.” But the guests, to their surprise, don’t want to come in. They ignore the ushers and bridesmaids, and turn away; or even hit them, saying “Leave me alone, you and your stupid wedding.” So the attendants, rather startled, return to the church, reporting that the guests . . . are refusing to come! […]

Puppet Ministry turns 15!

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Announcements|Tags: , |

Sunday, August 20 we celebrated our puppet ministry turning 15! We enjoyed several rousing songs from a team of  25 puppeteers, propateers, and helpers, honored our director Barbara Bergdolt, and even shared in a yummy [...]