Bulletin February 12, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

February 12, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
*Call to Worship Hymn: All Hail the Power of Jesus Name – Page 154

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus – Page 514

Hymn of Grace: Jesus is All the World to Me – Page 469

Responsive Reading: Psalm 121 – Page 844 – 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: Higher Ground – Choir
Sermon: “The Cost of True Discipleship”

Mark 8:31-38
Closing Hymn: Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me – Page 509

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Edwin Smith

*All that are able to stand, please do so.
Prayer List: Andrew Carlton (Debra’s Nephew), Willie Napier, Edward Ellard, Kiefer Reynolds, Jean Crain, Juanita South, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Jan Akin Caudell (Patricia Ryals Cousin), Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth.
Church Calendar and Updates:
Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
No Choir Practice Wed. February 15
Bible Study Wed. February 15 @ 6:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. February 15 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday February 26
Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson will meet with the laity of the Gainesville District from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Sunday, March 5, at Gainesville First United Methodist Church. Please make reservations with the pastor no later that February19.
A way to Help South Georgia Winter Storm Victims. There is a need for $20 to $25 gift cards from either Lowe’s or Walmart.

Birthday Celebrations for February:

Katlin norman 2/6, Edward Ellard 2/8, Patricia Ryals 2/11, Wilson Yeast 2/11, Clint Craven 2/16, Sara Tabor 2/18, Juanita South 2/25, Whitney Wirth 2/26

Anniversary’s for February:

None
Sermon Note: “The Cost of True Discipleship”

Becoming a disciple of Jesus Christ means that we have closed the door to all other options.

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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Bulletin February 5, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

February 5, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
*Call to Worship Hymn: All Hail the Power of Jesus Name – Page 154

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Love Divine – Page 384

Hymn of Grace: Precious Name – Page 536

Responsive Reading: Psalm 113 – Page 834 – 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: Near to the Heart of God – Page 472 – Choir
Sermon: “The Son of God”

Mark 1:4-11

Communion
Closing Hymn: God Will Take Care of You – Page 132

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Edwin Smith

*All that are able to stand, please do so.
Prayer List: Andrew Carlton (Debra’s Nephew), Willie Napier, Edward Ellard, Kiefer Reynolds, Jean Crain, Juanita South, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Jan Akin Caudell (Patricia Ryals Cousin), Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth.
Church Calendar and Updates:
Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
Choir Practice Wed. February 8 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. February 8 @ 7:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. February 15 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday February 26
Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson will meet with the laity of the Gainesville District from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Sunday, March 5, at Gainesville First United Methodist Church. Please make reservations with the pastor no later that February19.
A way to Help South Georgia Winter Storm Victims. There is a need for $20 to $25 gift cards from either Lowe’s or Walmart.

Birthday Celebrations for February:

Katlin norman 2/6, Edward Ellard 2/8, Patricia Ryals 2/11, Wilson Yeast 2/11, Clint Craven 2/16, Sara Tabor 2/18, Juanita South 2/25, Whitney Wirth 2/26

Anniversary’s for February:

None
Sermon Note: “The Son of God”

The defining question that everyone must answer at some point is this, “What do you think of Jesus Christ
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

Bulletin January 22, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

January 22, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
*Call to Worship Hymn: O Worship the King – Page 73

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: To God Be the Glory – Page 98

Hymn of Grace: O Happy Day – Page 391

Responsive Reading:
Canticle of Redemption – Page 516 – 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: Bring Them In – Choir
Sermon: “So Why Do You Worry”

Matthew 6:25-34
Closing Hymn: O Jesus, I Have Promised- Page 396

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Edwin Smith
*All that are able to stand, please do so.
Prayer List: Andrew Carlton (Debra’s Nephew), Willie Napier, Edward Ellard, Kiefer Reynolds, Jean Crain, Juanita South, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Jan Akin Caudell (Patricia Ryals Cousin), Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth.
Church Calendar and Updates:
Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
Choir Practice Wed. January 25 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. January 25 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship lunch Sunday today after church

Birthday Celebrations for January:

Linda Dean 1/2, Sue Caples 1/31

Anniversary’s for January:

None
Sermon Note: “So Why Do You Worry”

Do not worry about yesterday, today, or tomorrow. In all cases God’s graced will e sufficient for 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: titus12367@yahoo.com

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Bulletin January 15, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

January 15, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
*Call to Worship Hymn: O Worship the King – Page 73

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Shall We Gather at the River – Page 723

Hymn of Grace: There is a Fountain – Page 622

Responsive Reading: Psalm 37 – Page 772 – 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: Redeemed – Choir
Sermon: “We Can Overcome Temptation”

Matthew 4:1-11
Closing Hymn: Pass me not, O Gentle Savior – Page 351

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Edwin Smith
*All that are able to stand, please do so.
Prayer List: Andrew Carlton (Debra’s Nephew), Willie Napier, Edward Ellard, Kiefer Reynolds, Jean Crain, Juanita South, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Jan Akin Caudell (Patricia Ryals Cousin), Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth.
Church Calendar and Updates:
Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
No Choir Practice Wed. January 18
Bible Study Wed. January 18 @ 6:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. January 18 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship lunch Sunday January 22

Birthday Celebrations for January:

Linda Dean 1/2, Sue Caples 1/31

Anniversary’s for January:

None
Sermon Note: “We Can Overcome Temptation”

Everyone is exposed to temptation, but God has provided a way of escape for us. We are responsible for removing ourselves from the sources of temptation and remaining immersed in God’s Word.
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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Bulletin January 8, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

January 8, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
*Call to Worship Hymn: O Worship the King – Page 73

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Holy, Holy, Holy – Page 64

Hymn of Grace: Great is Thy Faithfulness – Page 140

Responsive Reading: God is Here – Page 660 – Clifford McKenzie
(Liturgist vv. 1-3) (Unison v. 4)

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; The Spirit Song – Page 347 – Choir
Sermon: “How God Gives Direction”

Acts 15:36 – 16:10
Closing Hymn: My Faith Looks Up to Thee – Page 347

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Edwin Smith

*All that are able to stand, please do so.
Prayer List: Andrew Carlton (Debra’s Nephew), Willie Napier, Edward Ellard, Kiefer Reynolds, Jean Crain, Juanita South, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Jan Akin Caudell (Patricia Ryals Cousin), Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth.
Church Calendar and Updates:
Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
Choir Practice Wed. January 11 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. January 11 @ 7:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. January 18 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship lunch Sunday January 22

Birthday Celebrations for January:

Linda Dean 1/2, Sue Caples 1/31

Anniversary’s for January:

None

Sermon Note: “How God Gives Direction”

God gives His people guidance through difficulties, other persons, closed doors, and divine revelation.
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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Bulletin December 18, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 18, 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: Clifford McKenzie

Hymn of Grace: Angels We Have Heard on High – Page 238

Hymn of Grace: We Three Kings – Page 254

Responsive Reading: Canticle of Mary – Page 199

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

Christmas Program: “The Journey to Bethlehem” By Ron Smith

Scripture: Isaiah 9:2, 6-7
Isaiah 40:1-5
Isaiah 52:7-10
Luke 1:26-38
Luke 2:1-20

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Edwin Smith
*All that are able to stand, please do so.
Prayer List: Andrew Carlton (Debra’s Nephew), Willie Napier, Edward Ellard, Kiefer Reynolds, Jen 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, Rebecca Thomas
The Pastor and all members of Confidence UMC and all those lifted up in prayer during this time of worship.

Church Calendar and Updates:
Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
Choir Practice Wed. December 21 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. December 21 @ 7:00 PM
Christmas Program Today
SPR Meeting after church today
No Council in December
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
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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BULLETIN December 11, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
December 11, 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: Josh Teague

Hymn of Grace: O Little Town of Bethlehem – Page 230

Hymn of Grace: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks – Page 236

Responsive Reading: Canticle of Zechariah – Page 208- 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: Star of the East – Choir

Sermon: “The Secret of Christmas”

Luke 1:26-38

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 14 @ 6:30
Bible Study Wed. December 14 @ 7:00 PM
Christmas Program December 18
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: “The Secret of Christmas”

“For God so loved the world that He gave… “That is the secret of Christmas

 
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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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.
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Bulletin November 20, 2016

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
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. 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.
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Bulletins November 6, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
November 6, 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: To God Be the Glory – Page 98

Hymn of Grace: America the Beautiful – Page 696

Responsive Reading: Psalm 91 – Page 810 – 811 – Clifford McKenzie

All Saints Sunday

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’m Goin’ A Sing – Page 333 – Choir
Sermon: “Remembrance Basket”

Deuteronomy 26:1-11

Holy Communion – Page 12
Closing Hymn: – America (My Country Tis of Thee) – Page 697

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. November 9 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. 9 @ 7:00 PM
Operation Christmas Child (National Collection week Nov. 14-21)
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: “Remembrance Basket”

Every generation of Christians has remembered the works of grace which Jesus Christ has done for us and passed those memories along.
Welcome: All are welcome at this worship celebration. We especially welcome our first-time guests. Please visit us again soon.

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