Category: ministry

Christ Is Raised, Indeed!

If you were not able to listen to the FM broadcast of the FCC Easter Morning Worship Service, a video recording has been placed on the FCC website. The video service includes communion, the Lord’s Prayer and children’s sermon by Pastor John, the sharing of prayer concerns and an Easter message by Rev. Mark and …

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Good Friday Service

As we prepare for Easter, Rev. Mark brings us a Good Friday video message entitled “Betrayed” with scripture coming from John 18:1-8a. This and all previous video messages can be found by hovering over the “Sermons” menu at fccparis.org/ or by clicking HERE. Don’t forget to tune to 91.1 FM at 9am on Easter Sunday …

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Maundy Thursday Service

On Maundy Thursday evening, FCC family traditionally gathers around the Lord’s table. In light of our current stay-at-home circumstances, Rev. Mark B. Parkinson invites us all, through this video, to participate tonight in the opportunity to take communion at home. Take a moment to prepare your elements and open your bible. Tonight’s message is “Passover …

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Video Gathering for Prayer and Fellowship

On Sunday morning, March 29th Rev. Mark and elder Kim Woods will host a video gathering with prayer, hymns and communion. Participants will be invited to share prayer concerns. There will also be time for fellowship at the end for those who want to check in with each other. This gathering will take place at …

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WORSHIP ON THE HOMEFRONT – Thoughts from Your Board Chair

I remember watching old home improvement videos from Don Zeman, whom some of you may remember as Nancy (Roberts) Zeman’s late husband. In his “Homefront” video clips, Don would teach a short home maintenance lesson and end with his reassuring catchphrase, “Trust me – you can do this stuff!” It made amateurs like me with …

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Sunday Sermon: March 22, 2020

As we continue to stay at home, Rev. Mark Parkinson brings us God’s word in a video message based on the 23rd Psalm. To hear “Through the Darkest Valley” delivered by Rev. Mark from the Sanctuary of First Christian Church, go to “Sermons” on the main menu and choose Sunday, March 22, 2020, or simply …

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The need to be normal when surrounded by chaos

We are in the midst of something totally unheard of before – in our lifetime. I am sure major outbreaks of diseases long ago had as much impact but few who are still alive today, remember them. We don’t get to come to church on Sunday morning. Some would say, ‘Ah, a welcomed break.’ Others …

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Marriage Night June 15th

Marriage Night is an event sponsored by Right Now Media that FCC will be hosting on June 15th from 3-7pm. First there is a media presentation that will be played from 3-6pm that has Michael Jr., Les and Leslie Parrott, and Francis and Lisa Chan teaching about how to have a marriage that is not …

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Combined 9 a.m. Service This Sunday

This coming Sunday, March 31st is the 5th Sunday of the month. Whenever that occurs, we will come together for a combined worship service at 9:00 a.m. On this Sunday, Sunday School classes will meet at 8:00 a.m., except for the New Horizons class which will meet at 10:00. There will also be special music …

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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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