Tag: blessing

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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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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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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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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Spiritual Growth – Week 6

My Life Can Be Made New Daily Prayer for Guidance Our Father in Heaven, Thank You for the gift of new life in Jesus.  Be with me as I learn to live my life in accordance to Your perfect plan.  Help me to see those situations in which I can be of help or encouragement …

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Spiritual Growth – Week 5

It Is Already Completed Daily Prayer for Guidance Lord of All, You are Creator, and Your plan for my life is good.  Thank You for giving us Jesus and that through belief in Him, I stand before You totally forgiven.  Help me think, speak and act as Your Child . . . knowing You are …

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