Rev. Laurie Williams

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November 2019

Annual Christmas Puppet Musical Scheduled for December 15, 2 p.m.

By |November 25th, 2019|Announcements|

            The Sonshine Puppeteers are working on their annual Christmas musical to be presented December 15 at 2 p.m. in the assembly room.             This year’s musical is entitled “Waiting for Christmas: Celebrating the Heart of the Season.” It is comprised of two puppets whose characters serve as the story’s narrators and the choir [...]

Community Thanksgiving Worship/Sunday, Nov. 24/6 p.m./First Assembly of God Church

By |November 21st, 2019|Announcements|

   Don’t forget to make giving thanks to God part of your Thanksgiving celebration! The Annual Community Thanksgiving Worship Service, sponsored by the Paris Ministerial Fellowship, will be held at First Assembly of God Church, 213 W. Blackburn St., Sunday, Nov. 24 at 6:00.

Youth Movie Night/Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m.

By |November 14th, 2019|Announcements|

  The next event for the Paris Christian Youth Fellowship will be a movie Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3:00 at the First United Methodist Church, to view the movie The Hiding Place. It is about two Dutch sisters who are Christians hiding Jews from the Nazis during Nazi occupation of Holland during World War II. [...]

42nd annual Advent Choral Service

By |November 7th, 2019|Advent-Christmas, Announcements|

Plans are being made for the 42nd annual Advent Choral Service, to be held at 3 p.m. on December 8 in our sanctuary. Mark your calendars now! Rehearsals are scheduled for November 8, 18, and 25, and December 2 and 5. All rehearsals are at 7 p.m. If you love to sing, we always need [...]

“Excel Also in Generosity”/II Corinthians 8:1-4, 7; II Corinthians 8:7-15/Rev. Rodger Allen/11.3.19

By |November 6th, 2019|Sermons|

Our sermon today incorporates three other sources. I’ll be quoting a reflection on our second Scripture lesson, a reflection by Rev. Douglass Key, Pastor of Clover Presbyterian Church, in Clover, South Carolina. And an article on verse 7, from the Parish Publishing newsletter, “Christian Giving.” And a sermon by Rev. Sarah Bird, Pastor at First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee, on our first Scripture lesson today. And I’ll be bouncing back and forth among all three sources and my own words, so I won’t be able to keep you up-to-date on which sentence comes from where; if you want to know exactly who said what, see me some time after the service and we’ll sort it out together. […]