Bulletin December 22, 2019


December 22, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: O Come All Ye Faithful – Page 234                 

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881


Hymn of Grace: It Came Upon the Midnight Clear – Page 218

Hymn of Grace: Silent Night – Page 239

Responsive Reading: Psalm 111 – Page 832-833 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: The Greatest Gift

Galatians 4:4-6

Closing Hymn: Emmanuel  – Page 204

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook , 

Danny Brooks, Renee Westbrooks, Elaine Garrison, Polly Dent

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
  • No Bible Study Wed. December 25 
  • Christmas Eve Service Tuesday 24 @ 6:00 PM
  • Those desiring may make memorial donations to the Lumiere Bleu Wilkes Trust Fund ℅ South State Bank

Birthdays Celebrations for December:

Roger Craven 12/3, Ella Craven 12/7, Don Tabor 12/12,                         Joe Caples 12/15, Patrick Kelly 12/17

Anniversaries for December: 

George and Linda Dean 12/5, Dennis and Barbara Wilkes 12/26

Sermon Notes: The Greatest Gift

What is the greatest Christmas Gift you have ever received?  Eternity will reveal that the greatest Gift is Gods Only Son Jesus Christ. 

My prayer is that you have received His Gift.

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