CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
December 12, 2021
The Prelude & Lighting Candles
Lighting of Advent Candle
Call to Worship Hymn: Infant Holy, Infant Holy – Page 229
The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes
Affirmation of Faith: The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881
Hymn of Grace: We Three Kings – Page 254
Hymn of Grace: Joy to the World – Page 246
Responsive Reading: Psalm 96 – Pages 815-816 – Clifford McKenzie
Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes
Lord’s Prayer: Congregation
Gloria Patri – Page 70
The offering plate is available at the entry of the church (The Narthex).
Sermon: Good Tidings of Great Joy
Closing Hymn: It Came upon the Midnight Clear – Page – 218
Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes
Thurman Freels, Tommy Kelly, Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Elizabeth Ivester, Roger Ivester, Bobby Beatty, Lyn Cantrell (Renee’s daughter), Rita Dickmann (Gere’s Mother), Aiden Amason (Dennis and Barbara’s nephew), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s daughter), Cam (breathing problem, Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Stephen Thurman
The Pastor and all members of Confidence UMC lift up all those in prayer during this time of worship.
Church Calendar and Updates:
- No Adult Sunday School
- Bible Study Wed. December 15 @ 11:00 AM
- Christmas Eve Service Friday December 24 @ 6:00 PM
Birthday’s Celebrations for December:
Roger Craven 12-3, Ella Craven 12-7, Patrick Kelly 12-17
Anniversaries for December:
George and Linda Dean 12-5, Sue and Joe Caples 12-18, Barbara and Dennis Wilkes 12-28
Sermon Notes: Good Tidings of Great Joy
We learn the source of “true joy” at Christmas.
Welcome: All are welcome at this worship celebration. We especially welcome our first-time guests. Please visit us again soon.
Home Phone – 706-282-0499
Web site – avalonngumc.org