Home visitation with

Pastor Jim and Tina

Pastor Jim is available for home visits to anyone who would like one.  Please use the sign-up sheet in Sunday School Hall, let the office know or email Pastor Jim directly.



Pucallpa Mission Trip

The team has left!

Please keep them in prayer for safe travels, God given endurance, and an open mind to

His plans for this trip.  You can also help financially by contributing to the mission itself or designating your support for travel expenses.  Each person going has purchased their own ticket as part of their contribution to the trip.  Contact the church office if you have any questions!



40 Weeks of Missions

One way to help support our overseas missions is to give $2 a week for 40 weeks.  Lets see if we can get 50 families to take part.  We will post up-to-date information each week.  Be sure to mark your offerings as 40 Weeks or use our Online Giving option and select the “40 Weeks of Missions” fund.

Weekly Totals

Number of Families: 18

Collected/pledged: $1,219



Operation Christmas Child:

We will be collecting items for Operation Christmas Child each month.  That way there will not be the added concern of “just one more thing to do” right before Christmas.

July Items:

Gifts Flip-Flops, socks, and slides

Thank you for helping and making the Christmas season a little less busy for all of us!




Tuesday, August 8th at 1PM, Krystal Shaffer-Smith will be giving her testimony and sharing what’s new in her life in the Fireside Room.  Sign up in the office, Sunday School Hall or online.



Community Outreach Dinner

Our next Community Outreach dinner date is set for August 9th

from 4:15-6:15 PM at the Firehouse.


Menu: Pork BBQ sandwiches




Dine-in Only


come, join us for good food and fellowship.


Help spread the word by inviting all you meet!


Thank you to all those who help meet this need in our community! 


One last item, if you would be interested in being the "closer" for any or all of the meals, let Dave or the church office know.  You'd be responsible for all the volunteers who help clean up after the meal, tally up how many were served and collecting any funds donated.  


Sign up sheets are in Sunday

School Hall or click here to sign up online!



Fix-It Ministry

Volunteer to help fix things for others.  Be an angel to someone.  Sign up in Sunday School Hall.  Check with Pastor Jim if you have any questions!




Attention All Women

The "Women of Joy Immeasurably More" 2017 tour is coming to Indianapolis August 11th and 12th.  

More information is available in

Sunday School Hall, by calling Women of Joy

at 800-374-1550, or by visiting their webpage at





Nursery Help Needed

If you are willing to help even one Sunday a month,

please let Renee or the office know.

Also – we’ve started a new process –

all children will be signed in and out of the nursery.  Thank You!




Bible Study

A Bible study meets

each  Saturday, at 9:00 AM.  

This study is open to everyone.




Help Wanted!

Volunteers are needed for GREETERS, SERVERS, and HOST FAMILIES!  Let Carol Seymoure or the church office know if you would like to help in any of these areas.  Just give one of them a call or print, fill out and return the “Guest Ministry” information form available from any of the church webpages.  Thank you!




Honor Flight

We are beginning the collection of Honor Flight letters to thank the Honor Flight Veterans next October.  There are expected to be 85 veterans on the flight.  Drop off your letters to the office by October 8th.




Prayer Chain

Would you like to help with this vital ministry?  If so, please contact Betty Parsons or the church office




Bible Study at Blaire Ridge Nursing Home.

Second Monday of each month at 2:00 PM. 

Everyone is welcome!




Communion Preparers are needed

The person helping prepare communion each week helps for only one month at a time.  If you think you would like to help, please contact Pam Stitsworth or the church office.




Card and Flower Fund

A Card and Flower fund was started with proceeds of the recent T-shirt sale conducted by Bill and Rayla Steiner.  In order to keep the fund functioning, money will need to be added from time to time.  If you would like to help support this ministry please identify your gift and leave in the offering plate or at the office.  Thank you for your help in comforting the hurting.




Fund Raiser!

T-shirts are being sold to help with medical expenses for Krystal.  She is (currently) at home, but has a long way to go. Pictures of the shirts are available in Sunday School Hall.  They cost $10, $15, or $20.  Any help you can give is appreciated.  She also covets your prayers.

Thank You!




Pew Bibles

If you do not have a Bible, please feel free to take one with you. Donations are being accepted to offset their cost. If you would like to help, please add your donation to the offering plate and mark it as "Bible Donation".  You may also donate online.

Thank you.



Collectible Items

We are still collecting pop tabs, glasses and education box tops.  Please leave these items in the basket next to the copy machine in Sunday School hall. 

Thank you!

First Christian Church
53 W Main St
Peru, IN 46970

Phone: (765) 473-3105

E-Mail:  mail@fccperu.org


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Guest Ministry

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Have you ever wondered how you could help spread God's love with us?  If so, contact the church office or download, complete and return this form to us.  We'll find just the spot for you!

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