Growing From Change

Sunday, December 9, 2018 by Don McGee How do you face changes in your life? Changes present each of us opportunities for growth. Changes can sometimes be painful, or they may be joyful. The Christmas season represents an excellent time of the year for each of us to face possible changes in our lives, and …

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Changing Times

Saturday, December 8, 2018 by Cathy Melendez How many times have you heard the phrase, “Times they are a-changing”? People say it all the time. But what happens when someone is suddenly faced with an actual change in their lives? Especially a big change that directly affects them, how do they respond? How do they …

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Grandma’s Message

Friday, December 7, 2018 by Jenny McMahan This Fall has been a difficult one with the death of my Grandma Eileen at the beginning of October. After her funeral, I was asked what I would like to take from the house before everything was given away or sold. My first thought was, “I don’t want …

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A Good Work Ethic

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by Dwight Robinson Having been born into a large family, each child was expected to contribute to the family business. As my older brothers left home, younger children were expected to step up and fill spots for manual labor. No child labor laws were ever enforced in farm families. The 1950s …

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Someone With Us

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by Emily Thomas “Be humble and gentle in every way. Be patient with each other and lovingly accept each other.” ~ Ephesians 4:2 Jesus is love! Christmas is the time that we celebrate the birth of baby Jesus. At the time I am writing this, I am getting ready to have …

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I Will Pray, I Will Trust, I Will Remember

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by Matt Watson The one thing that never changes is that there will always be change! Change can be small or large, subtle or abrupt, good or bad. Sometimes you may feel short-changed by events, or conversely, welcome the arrival of them. Not all change is about us, but often it …

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Gratitude At Christmas

Monday, December 3, 2018 by Aubrey Sanders For me, the holiday seasons help me reminisce on what I am thankful for. Like many, I am guilty for not showing gratitude to the ones I love on a daily basis. It seems as if life “gets in the way” and we lose track of time with …

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Nothing Is Impossible

SUNDAY December 2, 2018 by Bruce Young “…Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” ~ Matthew 17:20 That is my life’s verse. When I was asked to …

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FINANCIAL RESPONSE

First, thank you. We appreciate your support of FCC through your involvement and giving. And we invite you to develop that giving. If you are aware, you know there’s a lot of darkness in our world. As Christians, we are to counteract that darkness with God’s light. And we can, since “Giving Allows God’s Light …

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WE’RE BACK ON FACEBOOK!

First Christian Church of Paris, IL has been on Facebook for years. We started way back when, under the name  everyone knows us as: “Fcc Paris”.  Our first Facebook was started as a “profile” because it allowed us to share more personally with the congregation, and your Facebook information kept us in the know. It’s …

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