CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
December 19, 2021
The Prelude & Lighting Candles
Lighting of Advent Candle
Call to Worship Hymn: Silent Night, Holy Night – Page 239
The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes
Affirmation of Faith: The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881
Hymn of Grace: O Little Town of Bethlehem – Page 230
Hymn of Grace: Hark the Herald Angels Sing – Page 240
Responsive Reading: Canticle of Christ’s Obedience – Page 167 – 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: God With Us
Closing Hymn: Go Tell it on the Mountain – Page – 251
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
- No Bible Study Wed. Dec. 22
- 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: God With Us
Matthew tells us WHO Jesus is and WHY he came to earth.
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