Bulletin September 4, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
September 4, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: This is the Day – Page 657

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Fairest Lord Jesus – Page 189

Hymn of Grace: Sweet Hour of Prayer – Page 496

Responsive Reading: Psalm 62 – Page 787 – 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: I Will Serve Thee – Choir
Sermon: “The Shadow of the Cross”

Matthew 16:21-28
Closing Hymn: I Surrender All – Page 354

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, Crystal Teague, Jan Akin Caudell
(Patricia Ryals’ cousin)
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
Choir Practice Wed. S@ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. September 7 @ 7:00 PM
Charge Conference Tuesday September 20th at 7 PM at St. James UMC – St. James needs help with refreshments.
Fellowship Lunch Sunday September 25
Stop Hunger Now Oct. 15
Birthday Celebrations for September:
Jean Crain 9/2, Ann Marie Knight 9/10, Ron Smith 9/18, Deborah Gibby 9/25

Anniversary’s for September: None
Sermon Notes: “The Shadow of the Cross”

If we each take up our cross and follow Jesus Christ, the shadow of the cross falls across every area of our lives.

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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