Bulletin December 19, 2021


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

Matthew 1:18-25

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

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
  • 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