Bulletin December 26, 2021


December 26, 2021

The Prelude & Lighting Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Emmanuel, Emmanuel – Page  204           

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881


Hymn of Grace: I Came upon the Midnight Clear – Page  218

Hymn of Grace: To God Be the Glory – Page 98

Responsive Reading: Canticle of Zechariah – Page 208 – Patricia Ryals  

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: The Day After Christmas

Luke 2:15-20

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace  – Page – 378

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, Meredith Andrew (Clifford’s niece)

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. 30

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: The Day After Christmas

Today is a good day to reflect upon the events of Christmas.  What will we do now?

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