Thank you for visiting our website!

Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries.  Our church is a loving church striving to follow the Lord Jesus Christ. If you do not have a regular church home/family, or have recently relocated to the area, please come visit us soon. 

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries that we can partner with you in making a difference for you, your family, and the people you know. 

In His Care,
Pastor Gary A. Williamson



Jesus said, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. All the law and the prophets hang on these two commandments".



Temporary Schedule

Due to Covid-19, our temporary schedule is as follows:

**Sunday, 10:00 A.M.--- worship service (every other row). You are welcome to wear a face covering if you so choose. (Effective April 11, we will resume Sunday School classes at 9:30 AM and worship at 10:30 AM). 

EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 4 SCHEDULE; Two services that morning, one at 9:30 AM and the second one at 10:30 AM. 

**Sunday, 5:30--7:00 PM Diggers of Truth (D.O.T) for grades 1-6

**Wednesday, 6:00 PM Bible study and prayer meeting

Live Streaming on Facebook---Sunday mornings on "Paris Naz Media", 10:00 A.M (as of April 11, this will switch back to 10:30 AM).  Then, on Wednesdays we live stream a short devotional on our "closed group", Paris 1st Church of the Nazarene, at 7:30 PM. 

Online Giving Now Available

Online Giving Now Available: Anyone who wishes to give tithes and offerings to the local church can go to the giving tab in the upper right corner of our website. You can also mail to the church at 1st Church of the Nazarene, 921 Shaw Street, Paris, IL 61944. Thank you so much for your generosity! We continue to strive to be good stewards of God's money. 

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9/16, 2018–Diggers of Truth
Vacation Bible School 2018
Diggers of Truth hayride
Honeybee Parade Sept, 2017