Bulletin December 16, 2018


December 16, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Alleluia – Page 186                                     

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881


Hymn of Grace: Hark Herald Angels Sing – Page 240

Hymn of Grace: Trust and Obey – Page 467

Responsive Reading: Psalm 89:1-4, 19-37 – Page 807 – 808            

Clifford McKenzie

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.

Sermon: Christmas Words

Matthew 1:18-25, Luke 1:37-39

Closing Hymn: Go Tell it on the Mountain  – Page 251

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum

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
  • Bible Study Wed. December 19 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church council  meeting Wed. December 19 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s 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, Dennis and Barbara Wilkes 12/26

Sermon Notes: Christmas Words

The words we use about Christmas are much different from the words found in the Bible.

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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org