Category: News

Rural King Church Week

Church week is an opportunity for Rural King customers to support First Christian Church. From August 2nd through the 15th 2020, you can upload your Rural King receipts to www.ruralking.com/churchweek and 10% of your receipt total after sales tax will go to FCC. This opportunity is only good for purchases that you make from August …

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FCC Awards 11 Scholarships

First Christian Church Paris is pleased to announce the recipients of it’s eleven sponsored scholarships. Awarded the John C. Faust Ministerial Scholarship is Mike Kirk who will begin his education at Lakeland College in the Fall. Annalise Littleton is the recipient of the James H. Houston Community College Scholarship. She will be attending Ivy Tech …

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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 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 21

Good evening. Here is your Thursday Update for May 21, 2020. PLEASE PRAY FOR Sue Bennett who is hoping to return home soon after a surgery last week. Pray also for Gary Blair and Greg Terry following their recent procedures, for Bob Martin who is resting at home, for Ray Coombes who is receiving care …

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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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