FCC Scholarships Applications Are Being Accepted

First Christian Church (DOC) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our church-member and community-at-large scholarships. Application forms are available at the church, Paris High School Guidance Office and online. Please read the eligibility requirements carefully. You must be enrolled in a recognized institution of higher education with studies in the …

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CWF Blessing Box Calendar

The Blessing Box Calendar, sponsored by the Christian Women’s Fellowship, is a way to thank God for His blessings on a daily basis for a specific month. March has usually been the month for this focus, and we are joyful be sharing the CWF Blessings Calendar online. Traditionally women have participated, but men are welcome …

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Help Us Prepare for the Parkinson’s Arrival!

Preparations for the arrival of our interim minister are underway! Pastor Mark Parkinson and his wife Kendala will be leaving Virginia on February 27th. Please pray for their move to go smoothly and for their travels to be safe. We want their new home on Ten Broeck to be clean and inviting. Barbara Dick will head up …

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Youth Group Meets on Sundays

In case you didn’t get the news, the FCC Youth Group is now meeting on Sundays. Same time (6:30pm until 8) and same GOOD TIME! Pastor John Snidle invites all youth to come and participate. The ministry is growing so, parents and grandparents, please encourage your young person to join! Check out the FCC Youth Ministries …

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God’s Gang/Crossroads Resumes the 13th

CALLING ALL KIDS! – FCC’s weekly after-school outreach for Kindergarten through 8th-graders resumes on Wednesday, February 13th! God’s Gang is for elementary school youngsters (Kindergarten – 5th-grade) while the Crossroads program is geared for middle school youth (6-8 grades). Both groups meet at 3:30 for a snack and some homework/chill time, then the respective programs …

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YOUTH Sunday! February 3rd

As has become our tradition here at FCC, the first Sunday in February is designated as Youth Sunday. Under the guidance of Pastor John, our youth will be leading every aspect of this Sunday’s worship from the Welcome to the Benediction. They have been working hard in their preparation. Aubrey Sanders and Brooklyn Ward have …

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Welcome, Pastor Mark Parkinson!

During our Congregational meetings on Sunday, Pastor Mark Parkinson was called upon to serve as interim minister for First Christian Church Paris. Pastor Parkinson is a native of Yorktown, Indiana and a graduate of Ball State University and Christian Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Kendala, will be making the move to Paris within the next …

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Interim Minister Information

We will be having two congregational meetings this Sunday, January 20, following each service at 9:00 and 11:15 AM, to vote on the hiring of the Interim Minister. Elisabeth Johnson, chairperson of the Interim Search Committee, shares the following information: “Finding an Interim Minister has been a job none of us took lightly. We asked …

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Due To Weather, January 13th Services Cancelled

At 7pm Saturday evening, FCC Board chairman Steve Webb reports the following: “Due to the impending inclement weather, tomorrow’s worship services for Sunday, January 13th have been cancelled. Our speaker would have to make the early morning trip from Robinson. He has cancelled. The Weather Service is calling for sleet to move in after this …

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From Dreading To Becoming

Christmas Day 2018 by Rev. Mike Dixon “And we all… beholding… the Lord, are being changed into his likeness….” ~ 2 Corinthians 3:18 Sometimes I love it – when I initiate it; usually I dread it – when Peg or others promote it. Change is hard for some of us, because we like the familiar …

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