Category: Announcements

Glitch!

Occasionally the FCC Blog runs into a problem with it’s server. In this evening’s post about re-opening worship services, the “read more” link takes you to a dead link. Our apologies. Remedying this situation will take a few days but you can read the complete post now by clicking HERE. Other options include clicking on …

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Worship In Sanctuary Opens June 6-7

The time is approaching for FCC to resume worship in our sanctuary, for those who are comfortable doing so. Our first priority is the health and safety of our church family. To accomplish this goal will require some compromise and cooperation. The state is limiting gatherings to fifty people or less. Accordingly, starting June 6th, …

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Final Weekly FCC Update For May 28

Good evening, here is your weekly update for May 28th. Please pray for Sue Bennett who is waiting to come home following a surgery last week in Indianapolis. Please continue to pray for Ray Coombes at Providence Center, for Bob Martin who is at home, and for Sonnee Thiel’s fiancé in rehabilitation in St. Louis. …

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A Message From Rev. Jamie Kent

Today we welcome Rev. Jamie Kent, Susan his wife and children Gwen, Ethan, Nicole, Braden, Brenna and Jamilee to First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) for many years of service and work together for the kingdom of God. Rev. Kent writes the following message: “Hello and welcome to the web presence of First Christian Church …

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A Heartfelt Thank You And A Warm Welcome!

This evening our FCC family gathered at a social distance to thank interim pastor Rev. Mark B. Parkinson and Kendala for their service to our church and to welcome new senior minister Pastor Jamie Kent and family. Scores of vehicles decorated with signs and balloons, honking horns, smiling faces and shouts of encouragement paraded down …

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Weekly FCC Update for May 14

GOOD EVENING, HERE IS YOUR WEEKLY UPDATE FOR MAY 14th: Please pray for Sue Bennett who is hospitalized in Indianapolis following a lengthy but successful surgery. Also hospitalized in Indianapolis is Ray Coombes, who would appreciate your continued prayers. Martha Stephen is happy to be home after a stay at the nursing home. Please pray …

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When the Doors Open at FCC

The Board and Worship Committee of FCC need your help in making plans for when we are given the OK to come back together in worship; even with some restrictions. Please take approximately 3 minutes to complete this survey by clicking on the link below. This survey will be online until midnight, May 22nd. You …

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Splinters from the Board

At Tuesday night’s Executive Board Meeting (05/12/2020), the following business took place: Shared devotional and prayer based on Romans 8:28 “All things work together for good.” Affirmed our FCC Vision Statement and Mission Statement. Shared silent prayer focused on moving forward in ways that protect our safety while doing God’s work. Heard prayer concerns from …

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Weekly FCC Update for April 30

This is your weekly update for Thursday, April 30th. Please continue to pray for Ray Coombes who remains hospitalized in Indianapolis and for Sue Bennett who has an upcoming surgery. Sympathies go to Pastor John Snidle and family in the loss of his great grandfather. Offering for the week was $5,383. There is still one …

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Scholarship Opportunity

Do you know someone who is attending an institution of higher learning this fall? The First Christian Church Scholarship committee reported that there is one $500 scholarship still available for FCC students. Individuals who are interested must be a member of the Paris First Christian Church, be a graduating senior, current college student or graduate …

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