Worship Each Week & Daily Prayer
Traditional Service 8 AM SUNDAY. It's not worshiping without the organ, right? This service will have all the "bells" and stops pulled out for traditional hymns and organ offertories for early service.

Modern Service 9:30 AM SUNDAY. The blend of traditional hymns and contemporary choruses that developed over the COVID-19 season, with assistance from our Clavinova, will continue for this service.

Livestream Schedule Traditional Worship and Modern Worship services will be livestreamed.
24-7 Prayer Event for Decatur - July 12-19
A Community-wide effort, sponsored by several area churches, will provide 168 hours of continuous prayer for our community. The week-long prayer event, held July 12-19, is being held at Decatur House of Prayer at 1920 N Oakland (former Plaza TV). You may come to their facility, or make arrangements to pray from home.

To sign up to pray, click here.

For additional information, email cindygrgurich@mailfence.com or snearlyjeanine@gmail.com
Grow in Faith
through listening, paying attention, and reading 5 verses a day
Morning Devotion
Each day, except Sunday, Pastor Jason shares a brief 4-7 minute scripture reading, reflection, response, and prayer. During the season of Lent, Pastor Jason is sharing the gospel of Mark, which will be read through by Easter. We encourage you to read this gospel. The associated devotion is posted to Prairie Avenue's Facebook page.
You may also access it on the church website: prairieavenuechristianchurch.org/daily-devotional. It is posted around 8:20 to 8:30 each morning.
Use Your Gifts by sharing five acts of love and kindness each week
Pray with Kenya, July 18, 2021 - Global Ministries

Lectionary Selection: Mark 6:30-34,53-56 Prayers for Kenya Heavenly Father, we come before you today to thank you and to worship you for who you and what you do for us. The same way you gathered apostles around you for them ... Read more

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10 AM
Since 2018, Prairie Avenue Christian Church has been responsible for the litter pick-up of East Prairie and East Main near our facilities. Litter gitters, supplies and water provided. Demonstrate love of neighbor through the clean streets surrounding our beautiful buildings this Saturday morning.
Give Regularly through five acts of generosity each month
West Street Recovery Models Resilience and Flexibility...

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey (Aug. 2017), West Street Recovery emerged as a community based disaster recovery organization. Over the past four years, it has grown into an adaptable, rapid response organization, helping communities deal...

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Church Board Approves July-September 2021 Budget
At the July 13, 2021, Church Board meeting, a quarterly budget was approved for July-September 2021 with an anticipated operating deficit for each month. Your generous support to close the difference between expected income and expenses during this time of the year is always appreciated!
General Fund

Donations given to the Prairie Avenue Christian Church General Fund support the year-round ministries of the church. Your generous support keeps our building, staff, and operations working for the mission of the church. The mission of Prairie...

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Fundraising Project - reFresh Capital Campaign

Announced at the State of the Church address on June 30, 2015, the reFresh capital campaign has two improvement/update priorities: updating HVAC equipment and internet/network accessibility.

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For instructions in registering your Kroger Rewards Card, Click Here.

The Organization code for Prairie Avenue Christian Church is: BY235.
$32.21 was raised by 14 households who have linked their Kroger customer reward cards to support Prairie Avenue Christian Church. The quarterly contribution is for shopping at Kroger during April - June, 2021

Joining to support the ministries of Prairie Avenue Christian Church is FREE. Any transactions moving forward using the Shopper’s Card number associated with your digital account will be applied to the program, at no added cost to you. Kroger donates annually to participating organizations based on your percentage of spending as it relates to the total spending associated with all participating Kroger Community Rewards organizations.
Get Your Disciples Apparel and Gear Here!

Get your Disciples polos, hats, and hoodies in a variety of colors. Order by the 15th to be included in this month's production! 10% of the proceeds benefits the Disciples Mission Fund!

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"When you shop for items or gifts at smile.amazon.com/ch/37-6056944, AmazonSmile will donate a portion of your eligible purchases to Prairie Avenue Christian Church at no cost to you!"
Prairie Avenue Christian Church is a listed charity with the Smile.Amazon program. Please use smile.amazon.com, and choose Prairie Avenue Christian Church for your generous support. We received a $5.33 donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation as a result of AmazonSmile program activity between January 1 and March 31, 2021.
Share Your Faith through inviting 5 people to church this year
In Other News
Imagine With Me: Governance Grounding
"They prayed for us and that prayer, I think, helped to re-energize us, even when we didn't know who it that was praying for us." - Rev. Belva Brown Jordan, moderator, General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Rev. Terri Hord Owens talks with General Assembly Moderator Rev. Belva Brown Jordan about the power of the spiritual discipline of prayer in the work of the governance committee
Disciples Virtual Gathering - Saturday, August 7, 2021

The Disciples Virtual Gathering is an opportunity for Disciples to connect, learn, worship, and imagine new ways of gathering as church.

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