Operation Christmas Child

We are grateful to everyone that helped with the success of Operation Christmas Child this year.  The gifts in these boxes are thoughtfully selected for boys and girls around the world to experience God’s love.

Food for Kids Quilt Raffle

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Food for Kids Quilt Raffle and to Lori Bridwell for donating the quilt.  We raised $1735.00 to help provide food to food insecure young people in the Paris community.  Joyce Jackson from Charleston, IL was the winner.  

B.A.S.K. Field Trip

Tammy, Don and volunteers spent a recent afternoon with our B.A.S.K. kids at Southfork Homestead.  Some of our children missed the photo opportunity because they were busy playing and having fun.

Blanketed by Love

The Compassionate Clothing Closet’s (CCC) annual blanket drive has begun and will conclude on October 31. Please consider donating a new or gently, used blanket to be given to our neighbors in need during the long, winter months. Donations can be brought to Bell Ridge or taken directly to the CCC location at 211 N Central Ave in Paris (Monday  10-1 or Tuesday 12-2 p.m.) Blanket distribution will begin when cold weather hits.

See You at the Pole 2023

Bell Ridge along with other local churches participated in See You at the Pole on Wednesday, September 27th.  There were ministers at Paris High School, Mayo and Crestwood that prayed with and supported our youth.

September Prayerscriptions

Pray for revival in your life, our church and our country.
Pray for our Missionary program and our missionaries.
Pray for the school year, staff, teachers, and students.

Bell Ridge After School Kids

B.A.S.K. met yesterday afternoon for the first time this fall.  If you are at the church, please take a few minutes to admire the chalk art gallery created by our children.

Food for Kids Quilt Raffle

We are having a raffle to raise funds for the Food for Kids Ministry.  An 80″ x 104″ quilt was donated by and is on display at Lori’s Pins and Needles in Paris.  If you would like to buy a ticket they are $5 or 5 tickets for $20. You can buy them at Betty Jane’s, Ruth White’s Beauty Shop, Lori’s Pins and Needles, Vietor’s at Paris Feed and Animal Health or see Kurt.

New Bible Study Lesson

Our Bible Study group will be starting a new lesson soon.  The program is titled “Truly Free.”  You are welcome to watch the promotional video at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMJl0hoTO-E 

The study guides will be ordered on September 3rd and this new series will begin on September 14th.  We meet on Thursday evenings at 7 PM in the Fellowship Hall.  If you are interested please visit with Becky Bayes or call the church office at 217.463.8024.