BULLETIN December 11, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
December 11, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
Call to Worship Hymn: O Come, All Ye Faithful – Page 234

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

*Affirmation of Faith: The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Lighting of the Advent Candle: Josh Teague

Hymn of Grace: O Little Town of Bethlehem – Page 230

Hymn of Grace: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks – Page 236

Responsive Reading: Canticle of Zechariah – Page 208- Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Edwin Smith

*Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

*Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

Anthem: Star of the East – Choir

Sermon: “The Secret of Christmas”

Luke 1:26-38

Closing Hymn: -Joy to the World, vv.1,4 – Page 246

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Edwin Smith

*Those who are able please stand
Prayer List:
Andrew Carlton (Debra’s nephew), Willie Napier, Edward Ellard, Keifer Reynolds, Jean Crain, Juanita South, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Charlotte Worley, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Jan Akin Caudell (Patricia Ryals’ cousin), Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins.

Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
Choir Practice Wed. December 14 @ 6:30
Bible Study Wed. December 14 @ 7:00 PM
Christmas Program December 18
Christmas Eve Service Sat. Dec. 24 @ 6:00 PM
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
Sermon Notes: “The Secret of Christmas”

“For God so loved the world that He gave… “That is the secret of Christmas

 
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: titus12367@yahoo.com –

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