Bulletin December 4,2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 4, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

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

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

*Affirmation of Faith: The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Lighting of the Advent Candle: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Hark, the Herald Angels Sing – Page 240

Hymn of Grace: The First Noel – Page 245

Responsive Reading: Hail to the Lord’s Anointed- Page 203
vv. 1,4(Liturgist) Advent Prayer Page 201- Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Edwin Smith

*Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

*Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

Anthem: Beautiful Star of Bethlehem – Choir

Sermon: “Christ’s Birth Shook the World”

Haggai 2:1-9

Communion – Page 12
Closing Hymn: -Joy to the World, vv.1,4 – Page 246

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Edwin Smith

*Those who are able please stand
Prayer List:
Andrew Carlton (Debra’s nephew), Willie Napier, Edward Ellard, Keifer Reynolds, Jean Crain, Juanita South, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Charlotte Worley, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Jan Akin Caudell (Patricia Ryals’ cousin),
Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins.

Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
Choir Practice Wed. December 7 @ 6:30
Bible Study Wed. December 7 @ 7:00 PM
Christmas Program December 18
SPR Meeting after church on December 18
Church Council Meeting Wed. December 21 @ 7:00 PM
Christmas Eve Service Sat. Dec. 24 @ 6:00 PM
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
Sermon Notes: “Christ’s Birth Shook the World”

The birth of Jesus Christ changed the world forever. One of those changes involved the promise of “peace on earth.”

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: titus12367@yahoo.com –

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