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The Presbyterian Church of Paris Illinois Newsletter. A calendar of events is included, articles of interest, mission projects, the Co-Pastors’ letters, and much more. Check it out.

May 2024

May/June Newsletter

By |May 7th, 2024|Church News|

“PURPLE CHURCH”      Are you familiar with the term “purple church”? It derives from the concept of red states and blue states. “Red states” are ones who tend to vote conservatively and Republican. “Blue states” lean toward liberal and Democrat. What happens when you mix red and blue? You get purple! Purple: a mixture of [...]

January 2024

January-February Newsletter

By |January 17th, 2024|Church News|

PASTOR'S PONDERINGS: Easter shows up earlier on our 2024 calendars than it does many years – March 31. This means, logically enough, that the season of Lent leading up to Easter also begins earlier – in February this year. So here in this newsletter is the list of our  early Lent  activities:   Ash Wednesday, [...]

December 2023

December 2023 Newsletter

By |December 7th, 2023|Church News|

                Blessings and warm wishes for your health and wholeness this holiday and always  ---Revs. Rodger and Laurie     December 3 Worship: The first Sunday in the season of Advent, including the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper.        FOR YOU DURING ADVENT     The season of [...]

November 2023

Announcements, week of 11-19-23

By |November 16th, 2023|Church News|

The “Exploring our Faith” discussion group meets on Mondays from 5:15 to 6:30. Each session is “stand alone,” rather than continued from last week, so please feel free to drop in any time, or just occasionally; you wouldn’t feel like you were “behind” or jumping into the middle of something. For the Nov. 20 session, [...]

October 2023

November 2023 Newsletter

By |October 25th, 2023|Church News|

                   “AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE CREATIVE”      At a recent choir rehearsal, it was noticed that the heading for one of the anthems was “In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the founding of Sugar Creek Presbyterian Church, Kettering, Ohio.” Music Director Susan said, “Well then, it’s time for one of  you to get [...]