BulletinDecember 10, 2023


December 10, 2023 

Lighting of Advent Candle – Patricia Ryals

The Prelude & Lighting Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Joy to the World – Page 6

The Welcome and Invocation: 

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881


Hymn of Grace: Hark the Herald Angels Sing – Page 404

Hymn of Grace: O Little Town of Bethlehem – Page 406

Responsive Reading: John 1:1-14 – Page 486 – 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: The Prince of Peace

Isaiah 9:6-7

Closing: God Be With You – Page 484

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, Taylor Cox (Sharon’s Brother)

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
  • No Bible Study 
  • Remember Stephens County Food2Kids 
  • Church Council meeting after church 

Birthday’s Celebrations for December: 

Roger Craven 12/3, Joe Caples 12/15

Anniversaries for December:

Linda and George Dean 12/3

Notes: The Prince of Peace

God sent His Son to the earth so that mankind could find Peace With God, Peace Within, Peace With Other People, and Peace on Earth.

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