Sunday Worship

09h00: Traditional; weekly communion

11h00: Traditional, with choirs; communion
             first Sunday of month

13h30: Contemporary

Bloom – 3 October

Newcomer to Paris?   Attend the
Bloom Where You’re Planted orientation program on Saturday 3 October.
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Traveling this summer?

Consider worshiping with one of our sister English-speaking Protestant congregations. Please consult the AICEME and International Congregations websites.

Welcome to the ACP — A Beacon on the Seine since 1857

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The American Church in Paris (ACP) welcomes you to worship each Sunday at one of our three services. The 09h00 service is a weekly communion service; the 11h00 service is a traditional service with special music from one of our guest soloists or various choirs; the 13h30 service is a contemporary service.

Our congregation is an interdenominational and international Christian community whose mission is to bear witness by word and deed to the love of God as revealed in Jesus Christ, to provide a place of English language worship in the American Protestant tradition, and to engage in ministries and services that enrich the lives of residents and visitors in Paris.

The ACP is the first American church established outside of the United States. Begun in 1814, its official charter and first sanctuary were established in 1857. We have been located on the quai d’Orsay since 1931.

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ACP Vacation Bible School Registration

 SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School

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Place: American Church in Paris
Dates:  24 – 28 August
Times: 9h00-12h00
Who: Children ages 3-10

This year's theme is SonSpark Labs. It creates a fun and engaging discovery lab where children will have a great time singing fun songs, watching skits, creating crafts and playing games. But most important, they’ll discover that God’s plan for everyone is Jesus! We’re looking forward to sharing this exciting event with the children, and hope they will all join us at SonSpark Labs.

There is a 25 euro participation fee for each child (to be paid on the first day)

Pre-registration is encouraged. Register here.

 

ACP Young Artists Week — 24 to 28 August

Young Artists Week 2015
led by KuyDelair: Poet, Visual artist, Musician

Young Artists Week 2015Place: American Church in Paris
Dates:  24 – 28 August
Times: 12h30-16h30
Who: Youth ages 11-18

Fee 25 euro per student

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KuyDelair: Poet, Visual artist, Musician

Believing that Faith is a practice more than a concept, KuyDelair has demonstrated her commitment to God from a very early age. Volunteering as an artist, she also tends to focus her art practice around the topic of spirituality and a modern relationship with God through the physical body.

While studying in a PhD program in Art Study and Practice (Montreal, UQAM), she was selected for an Excellency Grant in Academic research and Art practice (MELS Program). She has lead conferences in Nanyang University (Singapore, 2008) and Lorraine University (France, 2013) among others. As of 2007, her poetic performances have intertwined sound (music and voice) and visual installation. She has published two books (2012): the first one is a bilingual poetry and sound performance book “Lady Death Aborted Chant” and the second one is a poetic novel “The Green Moon Kiss.”

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ACP Fundraiser Ball – 5 October 2015

Join us for the exciting ACP Cinderella-style Fundraiser Ball on the 5th of October 2015.

It will be a night to remember as we raise awareness on the needs of the American Church in Paris, serving the community for the last 200 years, through its many ministries and missions.

The evening will be filled with surprises such as a two course dinner prepared by a celebrated French Chef, Fashion Moguls and so much more!

Don't miss out! Join us for a wonderful evening as we waltz the night away in the beautiful Sanctuary, accompanied by a live orchestra.

The evening will end with a live auction. From useful to luxurious items, everything will go under the hammer with all proceeds going to further the work of ACP here in Paris and beyond.

Ticket packages:

Gold (Single Ticket) €50
includes: 1 glass of Champagne, 1 glass of wine, a luxurious cocktail dinatoire.

Gold+ (Couple Ticket) €95
includes: 2 glasses of Champagne, 2 glasses of wine, a luxurious cocktail dinatoire

Platinum (Single Ticket) €150
includes: 2 glasses of Champagne, 2 glasses of wine, a luxurious cocktail dinatoire, a two course dinner

Platinum+ (Couple Ticket) €300
includes: 4 glasses of Champagne, 4 glasses of wine, a luxurious cocktail dinatoire, a two course dinner

Platinum Table (8 people) €1,050
includes: 2 bottles of champagne, 2 bottles of wine, a luxurious cocktail dinatoire, a two course dinner

Tickets are only available online and in advance – no tickets will be sold on-site. All ticket sales are final. There are a limited number of tickets so don’t miss out, get yours today!

For more information, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Connect with our team via social media (FB, Twitter, Instagram) for regular updates and live announcements about this event! If you are interested in donating to the fundraiser or becoming a sponsor, please contact Synergy W at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Amy Grant in Concert at The American Church in Paris

Nashville Comes to France ... Amy Grant in Concert
at the American Church in Paris
25 September 20h30

Concert presented by American Friends of Chantilly in partnership with the American Church in Paris on behalf of St. Peter's Church 150th Anniversary.

Tickets

Open Seating (doors open 30 minutes before show)
50€ full price
30€ for students age 25 and under
(official identification showing birth date required).
Printed tickets must be presented at the door.
Ticket proceeds will be donated to the St. Peter's Church in Chantilly.

VIP Reserved Seating (includes invitation to meet and greet reception before the concert, and name in the program.
150€

Tickets sales on line only – no tickets sold at the door.

All ticket sales are final. There are a limited number of tickets so don’t miss out, get yours today!

Reserve your places today for this very special event at the American Church in Paris. 

Discover Your Spiritual Gifts Workshop — 26 September 9h00-16h30

Workshop Leader: Alicia Berberich

Alicia Berberich

Discover Your Spiritual Gifts is a day long program that helps you to understand what spiritual gifts are in general and to discern your specific gifts. Through exercises and discussion, you will see how your past reflects your gifts. We will also look for directions so you can see how your gifts can be best used. You will leave the workshop with a clear understanding of your spiritual gifts, what qualities are important for you, what gives you joy, and a template for how you can put all this information together to help you make decisions going forward. The fee includes lunch, snacks and handouts.

Alicia Berberich led the “Discover Your Spiritual Gifts Workshop" for her church in San Francisco, CA. She has a degree in psychology from UC Berkeley, is a certified life coach, mother of three teen-agers, member of National Speakers Association and Toastmasters International. She loves to help people discover their path and to help them achieve their goals. She has taught goal setting programs and works to help people figure out what is right for them and how to achieve their dreams. Alicia is currently living her dream by living in Paris!

 

Light and Lines - Photography Exhibit

Image: Jérome Tisné. Gauche, Left: Mali, Mopti, 2003  Droite, Right: Egypte, Taba, 2004.

Come view the Light and Lines exhibit by photographer Jérôme Tisné, curated by Liyu Yeo, in the American Church sanctuary. Exhibit is open to the public during our Open Door Ministry times.

This body of work originated from a visual shock experienced by the artist whilst researching for a magical spot for fashion photos. Discovering a light so violent and blinding, so strong and fierce, as if conveying a sense of solitude and vastness, the artist attempts to immortalize this vision via photography. These photos are also the results of the fascination that the artist has for the horizon line: the almost neat separation between earth and sky, where the vision ends in infinity. The horizon line bordering on abstraction, appearing enigmatic in pastel tones, like being in a dream.

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Bloom Where You’re Planted — Saturday 3 October 9h-18h

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Join us for this popular orientation program designed to help English-speaking newcomers settle into their new life in Paris.

Saturday 3 October 2015 — 9h-18h

 About Bloom     

 

Since 1970, the American Church has sponsored Bloom Where You’re Planted – How to Live in France. This full day seminar, designed to assist English-speaking newcomers to France, features speakers and/or workshops on various topics from food and wine tasting to health care and general safety, need-to-know subjects, and just plain fun facts about France. Bloom helps with understanding cultural differences, creating a new life in Paris, and getting connected with friends and organizations throughout Paris and the surrounding areas.

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Support Us

Gifts in support of the ministries and mission of the American Church in Paris may be made directly to the Church or to our United States sponsor, the American and Foreign Christian Union (AFCU).
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The Spire & ACP Today

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