Bulletin December 24, 2023


December 24, 2023 

Lighting of Advent Candle – John white

The Prelude & Lighting Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Page 404

The Welcome and Invocation: 

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881


Hymn of Grace: O Little Town of Bethlehem – Page 406

Hymn of Grace: Silent Night –  Page 405 

Responsive Reading: Luke 2:1-13— # 510 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: 

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 


The offering plate is available at the entry of the church (The Narthex).

Sermon: The Greatest Gift

John 3:16

Closing: – Amazing Grace – Page 120

Closing Prayer and Benediction: 

Prayer List:

Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), 

Austin Ivester, Elizabeth Ivester,  Roger Ivester, Rita Dickmann, Linda Dean, Ricky Hewell, Logan,Tine Beatty, Nell Akin (Patricia’s Aunt), Crystal Teague, Kathy Cothran,  Al Adams (Melody’s Brother), Lynn Phinney(Clifford’s daughter), The Family of Michele Sellers, Taylor Cox (Sharon’s Brother)

The Pastor and all members of Confidence UMC lift up all those in prayer during this time of worship.

Church Calendar and Updates:

  • Adult Sunday School @ 10:00 AM
  • No Bible Study 
  • Remember Stephens County Food2Kids 
  • Church Council meeting after church
  • No Christmas Eve Service

Birthday’s Celebrations for December: 

Roger Craven 12/3, Joe Caples 12/15

Anniversaries for December:

Linda and George Dean 12/3

Notes: The Greatest Gift

Gods Love for all mankind was demonstrated in the Gift of His Son.

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org