CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
December 10, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
Lighting of Advent Candle – Bruce Cram
Call to Worship Hymn: O Come All Ye Faithful – Page 234
The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes
*Affirmation of Faith:
Announcements: Bruce Cram
Hymn of Grace: Hark, the Herald Angels Sing Page 240
Hymn of Grace: The First Noel – Page 245
Responsive Reading: Hail to the Lord’s Anointed – Page 203
(Liturgist vv. 1-3) – (Unison v. 4) Clifford McKinzie
Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes
*Lord’s Prayer: Congregation
*Gloria Patri – Page 70
Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology
Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.
Anthem: Beautiful Star of Bethlehem – Choir
Sermon: The Peace that Jesus Gives.
Closing Hymn: Joy to the World – Page 246 – vv. 1,4
Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes
*Those who are able please stand
Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kyro Turner, Jim Akin (Pat Ryals Uncle) Kathy Cox, Ryan Jackson, Mr. Paul Hood ( Renee’s neighbor), Jennifer Munn (Wilson and Sharon’s daughter), Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson)
The Pastor and all members of Confidence UMC and all those lifted up in prayer during this time of worship.
Church Calendar and Updates:
Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
Choir Practice December 13 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. December 13 @ 7:00 PM
No Church Council Meeting in December
No Fellowship Lunch in December
Christmas Program Sunday Morning December 24
Christmas Eve Service 6:00 PM December 24
Birthday Celebrations for December:
Roger Craven 12/3, Ella Craven 12/7, Don Tabor 12/12, Joe Caples 12/15, Patrick Kelly 12/17
Anniversary’s for December:
George and Linda Dean 12/5, Barbara and Dennis Wilkes 12/26
Sermon Notes: The Peace that Jesus Gives.
God will help us in our pursuit of peace with other nations, peace with our neighbors, peace in our families, and peace in the church. But the greatest peace is the peace given to us from our Heavenly Father. That peace comes only by faith in Jesus as our Savior and Lord.
Welcome: All are welcome at this worship celebration. We especially welcome our first-time guests. Please visit us again soon.
Pastor’s E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Home Phone – 706-282-0499
Minster of Music – Ron Smith – 706-886-0975
Web site – avalonngumc.org