Bulletin December 12, 2021


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

Luke 2:9-11

Closing Hymn: It Came upon the Midnight Clear  – Page – 218

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

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