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The Light of the World “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.’” – John 8:12 (NRSV) Since ancient times, light and fire have reminded people that God is here with us. During the Exodus, the LORD went before the children of Israel “in a pillar of cloud by day…and a pillar of fire by night, to give them light…” (Exodus 13:21). [...] Read More »
Nail Driven “When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.” — Luke 9:51 (NRSV) People can be motivated by a variety of things. Some are motivated by the financial, personal, or social gains of success. For others, apprehension about failing fuels their success – and for many of these it is the fear of shame associated with the failure that is their motivation. We are all motivated by something, [...] Read More »
Ordinary Time “Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and curing every disease and every sickness among the people. So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought to him all the sick, those who were afflicted with various diseases and pains, demoniacs, epileptics, and paralytics, and he cured them. And great crowds followed him from Galilee, the Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea, and from beyond the Jordan.” — Matthew 4:23-25 [...] Read More »
News & Events
Holy Week Worship Schedule Palm Sunday April 9, 2017 Palm Processional and Chancel Choir Cantata 10:00 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday April 10-12, 2017 Breakfast at First UMC Paris 6:30 a.m. Thursday April 13, 2017 Maundy Thursday Worship at Oak Park UMC 6:30 p.m. Good Friday April 14, 2017 Good Friday Worship at Mt. Zion UMC 6:30 p.m. Easter Sunday April 16, 2017 Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. Breakfast Following in Fellowship Hall Children’s Easter Egg Hunt at 9:15 a.m. Easter Worship Service at 10:00 a.m. Read More »
Children’s Egg Hunt Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 9:15 a.m. Round up the kiddos, because we are having this year’s Children’s Easter Egg Hunt at 9:15 a.m. before the worship service on Easter Sunday! Invite your family and friends. We hope to see all of you there!Easter Sunday Services We will be offering two separate services on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017: Sunrise Service 6:30 a.m. Breakfast will follow service in the Fellowship Hall Easter Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Sanctuary Holy Week Schedule Read More »
Easter Sunday Services We will be offering two separate services on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017: Sunrise Service 6:30 a.m. Breakfast will follow service in the Fellowship Hall Easter Worship Service 10:00 a.m. SanctuaryChildren’s Egg Hunt Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 9:15 a.m. Round up the kiddos, because we are having this year’s Children’s Easter Egg Hunt at 9:15 a.m. before worship service on Easter Sunday! We hope to see all of you there! Learn More Read More »