CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
November 20, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
Call to Worship Hymn: Come Christians, Join to Sing – Page 158
The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith
*Affirmation of Faith: The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881
Announcements: Bruce Cram
Hymn of Grace: We Gather Together – Page 131
Hymn of Grace: Come, Ye Thankful People, Come – Page 694
Responsive Reading: Psalm 100 – Page 821 – 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: Count Your Blessings – Choir
Sermon: “The Real Spirit of Thanksgiving”
II Corinthians 9:1-15
Closing Hymn: – O Jesus, I Have Promised – Page 396
Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Edwin Smith
*Those who are able please stand
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. November 23 @ 6:30
Bible Study Wed. 23 @ 7:00 PM
Operation Christmas Child (National Collection week Nov. 14-21)
November 27 is First Sunday Of Advent.
Christmas Eve Service Sat. Dec. 24 @ 6:00 PM
Birthday Celebrations for November:
Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Edwin Smith 11/3,
Kip Stovall (Pat Ryals Son) 11/10, Crystal Teague 11/16
Anniversary’s for November:
Edward and Bonnie Ellard 11/13, Gary and Renee Westbrooks 11/13
Sermon Notes: “The Real Spirit of Thanksgiving”
We can be thankful for the material things with which God has blessed us. However, a greater reason to be thankful is for the indescribable gift of Jesus Christ and His grace toward us.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org –