Rev. Laurie Williams

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September 2020

Faith in Action Drive-through Spaghetti Supper/October 16/3:30-6:30

By |September 24th, 2020|Announcements|

Faith in Action of Edgar County is holding a drive-through only Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, October 16th at Lake Ridge Christian Church. The drive-through lanes will begin serving at 3:30 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m. The menu will consist of Spaghetti, Salad, Garlic Bread, and Dessert. The price: whatever you would like to donate. [...]

“Coming to Worship”/Psalm 84; Deut. 10: 12-21/Rev. Rodger Allen/ 9.13.2020/Joint Worship Service with New Providence

By |September 15th, 2020|Sermons|

“Coming to Worship” . . . is different for most church groups these days than it was before March of this year – for some church groups very different, for others some relatively minor differences. And we could talk about how we are gathering for worship now, and what those differences are. But I have another more basic question today: Why . . . do people come to church? Why do people come to church? Why do . . . you . . . come to church? When I started making a list, of reasons I’ve read or heard, stating why people should come to worship, and of reasons I’ve heard people give about why they actually do come and worship, it only took a few minutes to come up with quite a few. And as I kept adding to the list new reasons that occurred to me, for a day or two, I finally ended up with . . . wait, no, I’m not going to tell you how many. For those of you who like to keep score, you can count, as we go along today, and we’ll see what number you’ve come up with at the end. Also listen, as we go, for which reasons match why you come to church, which ones describe you. And I’ll bet you’ll be able to come up with some more I haven’t thought of. Why do people come to church. […]

Sermon Videos

By |September 1st, 2020|Sermons|

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August 2020

Announcements, week of 8.30.20

By |August 31st, 2020|Announcements|

Paris Presbyterian Church  As part of our August 30 worship service, we congratulated our three members who recently received their high school diplomas! Kenisha Davis Autumn Lewis Gwyneth Blair Seven-Day Prayer Challenge for our schools: Sunday: Pray for Peace Monday: Pray for Staff & Faculty Tuesday: Pray for Parents Wednesday: Pray for Students           Thursday: Pray [...]

Announcements week of 8.9.2020

By |August 10th, 2020|Announcements|

Paris Presbyterian Church Announcements, week of 8-9-2020 Lord’s Supper: As part of our August 23 worship service, we will celebrate the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. Individually-wrapped wafer/grape-juice-cup packets have been ordered, so we can each pick one up as we enter and discard it as we leave (as we are doing with our worship [...]