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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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Weekly Update For May 7

This is your weekly update for Thursday, May 7th. Please pray for Ray Coombes who remains hospitalized in Indianapolis. Pray also for Sonnee Thiel’s fiancée, Raj, who is recovering in St. Louis, for Martha Stephen who is scheduled to come home from the nursing home in a few weeks, for Bob Martin who is recuperating …

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Weekly FCC Update for April 16

Hello, First Christian Church. Here is your weekly update for April 16th. Please be praying for the following people: Raj, Sonnee Thiel’s fiancé, who shows signs of improvement although still in intensive care in St. Louis. Ray Coombes, who remains hospitalized in Indianapolis due to complications following an extensive surgery. Carlos and Carlos Jr., two …

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Your Weekly Offering

First Christian Church treasurer, Daryl Bridwell, brings us this message. Dear First Christian Church Family, We hope everyone is staying safe. Since we are unable to meet on Sunday I wanted you to know that we will be accepting your offering envelopes by mail. Offerings mailed to 201 S Main St., Paris, IL 61944 will …

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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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Community Handbell Concert

Prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend in a very special way this year! On Saturday, May 11th the handbell choirs of Lake Ridge Christian Church, First United Methodist Church and our own First Christian Church will share sacred and secular music in a free concert at the Paris Center of Fine Arts at 3:00 p.m. …

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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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Food Pantry Collection Sunday

This Sunday we will be collecting donations for the Compassionate Ministry’s Food Pantry. Your donation of non-perishable foods goes a long way in providing nourishment for those in our community who need some extra help. FCC’s Community Outreach Committee has designated the first Sunday of each month as collection Sunday for the Food Pantry. There will be containers …

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Food Pantry Collection Sunday

This Sunday we will be collecting donations for the Compassionate Ministry’s Food Pantry. Your donation of non-perishable foods goes a long way in providing nourishment for those in our community who need some extra help. FCC’s Community Outreach Committee has designated the first Sunday of each month as collection Sunday for the Food Pantry. There will be containers …

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HAM LOAF Orders due by March 15th

Orders for the annual Ham Loaf sale by our Disciples Men are due in the church office by next Wednesday, March 15th. These delicious loaves are made from scratch by our men’s group and are available in one-pound and two-pound sizes for $6 and $12. Order forms are available at the sign-up desk or online at Ham …

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