Bulletin December 24, 2017


December 24, 2017

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle – Josh and Gavin Teaque

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

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Affirmation of Faith: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Announcements: Bruce Cram

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

Hymn of Grace: Away in a Manager – Page 217

Responsive Reading: When Christmas Morn is Dawning –
Page 232 – (Liturgist) – Clifford Mckenzie
Prayer for Christmas – Page 231 – (Unison)

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.

Christmas Program – Beginning at Bethlehem

See insert

Closing Hymn: Silent Night – Page 239

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand
Prayer List:
Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kyro Turner, Jim Akin (Pat Ryals Uncle) Kathy Cox, Ryan Jackson, Mr. Paul Hood ( Renee’s neighbor), Jennifer Munn (Wilson and Sharon’s daughter), Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson)

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 Choir Practice Wed. December 27
No Bible Study Wed. December 27
No Church Council Meeting in December
No Fellowship Lunch in December
Christmas Program Sunday Morning December 24
Christmas Eve Service 6:00 PM December 24

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, Barbara and Dennis Wilkes 12/26


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
Minster of Music – Ron Smith – 706-886-0975

Web site – avalonngumc.org