Bulletin December 3, 2023


December 3, 2023 

Lighting of Advent Candle – Eddie and Melody

The Prelude & Lighting Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Blest Be the Tie – Page 117

The Welcome and Invocation: 

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881


Hymn of Grace: It Came Upon a Midnight Clear – Page 11

Hymn of Grace: O Come all Ye Faithful  – Page 46

Responsive Reading: Canticle of Zechariah – Page 208 – Clifford McKenzie

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: Never lose Hope

Luke 1:5-15

Closing: Blessed Assurance   – Page 369

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

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
  • Offering – November 26 – 975.00 
  • Attendance  – November 26 – 12
  • Bible Study – Wednesday December 6 @ 11:00 AM 
  • Remember Stephens County Food2Kids 

Birthday’s Celebrations for December: 

Roger Craven 12/3, Joe Caples 12/15

Anniversaries for December:

Linda a d George Dean 12/3

Notes: Never lose Hope

We should never be ashamed of or give up our Hope.

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org