Bulletin December 18, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 18, 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: Clifford McKenzie

Hymn of Grace: Angels We Have Heard on High – Page 238

Hymn of Grace: We Three Kings – Page 254

Responsive Reading: Canticle of Mary – Page 199

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

Christmas Program: “The Journey to Bethlehem” By Ron Smith

Scripture: Isaiah 9:2, 6-7
Isaiah 40:1-5
Isaiah 52:7-10
Luke 1:26-38
Luke 2:1-20

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Edwin Smith
*All that are able to stand, please do so.
Prayer List: Andrew Carlton (Debra’s Nephew), Willie Napier, Edward Ellard, Kiefer Reynolds, Jen 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, Rebecca Thomas
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 10:00 until 10:45
Choir Practice Wed. December 21 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. December 21 @ 7:00 PM
Christmas Program Today
SPR Meeting after church today
No Council in December
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
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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