Welcome to Calvary United Methodist Church in Paris, TX!
A Rediscovery Manasseh has the distinction of being the longest reigning and most evil of the kings of Judah, the southern kingdom of Israel. During his reign, he turned the people away from God and followed the pagan practices of the nations that God had driven from the land of promise. The temple was defiled, and fell into disrepair. It was probably during this time that the book of the law was hidden in the temple to protect it from the [...] Read More »
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 »
News & Events
Mark your calendars for these upcoming events! May 2017 Events & Activities UMW General Meeting Monday, May 1, 2017 Fellowship Hall Fresh Air Study Groups Tuesday, May 2, 2017 9:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Joy Room Trustees Committee Meeting Thursday, May 4, 2017 5:30 p.m. Parlor Evangelism Committee Meeting Thursday, May 4, 2017 6:00 p.m. Joy Room Church Women United Friday, May 5, 2017 11:00 a.m. Our Lady of Victory HAPPY BIRTHDAY Becky Marks! Friday, May 5, 2017 Fresh Air Study Groups Tuesday, May 9, 2017 9:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Joy Room Kidcare Board Meeting Tuesday, May 9, 2017 5:15 p.m. Wesleyan Room Trustees Committee Meeting Tuesday, May 9, 2017 5:30 p.m. Parlor Finance Office Closed Wednesday, [...] Read More »
The UMW general meeting will be hosted by the Naomi/Ruth Circle and the program will be presented by Rona Vickers, Social Action Coordinator. Read More »
VBS is almost here! VBS will be held on June 23-24, 2017. The theme is "Camp Out, Getting S'more of Jesus" and it's going to be so much fun! Read More »