Bulletin May 21, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

May 21, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
*Call to Worship Hymn: He Is Lord – Page 177

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Blessed Assurance – Page 369

Hymn of Grace: Precious Name – Page 536

Responsive Reading: Psalm 40 – Page 774 – 775 – 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: Jesus Calls Us – Page 398 – Choir
Sermon: “Weeds and Flowers”
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

Closing Hymn: I Surrender All – Page 354

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, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Michele and Terry Sellers
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
Choir Practice Wed. May 24 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. May 24 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday May 28
Ron will give a Bible Study Wed. June 7 @ 6:15 PM @ First United Methodist Church
Birthday Celebrations for May:

Genny Wirth 5/4, Connie Tabor 5/13, Sharon Yeast 5/17

Anniversary’s for May:

None

Sermon Note: “Weeds and Flowers”
Can weeds become flowers? Can sinners become saints? Remember that with God all things are possible.

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

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin May 14, 2014

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

May 14, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
*Call to Worship Hymn: He Is Lord – Page 177

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Come Thou Almighty King – Page 61

Hymn of Grace: Jesus Loves Me – Page – 191

Responsive Reading: Happy the Home When God is There – Page 445
(Liturgist vv. 1-3) ( Unison v. 4) – 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: The Gift of Love – Page 408 – Choir
Sermon: “Shaping the Future”
II Timothy 1:1-7

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, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Michele and Terry Sellers
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
NoChoir Practice Wed. May 17
Bible Study Wed. May 17 @ 6:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. May 17 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday May 28
Birthday Celebrations for May:

Genny Wirth 5/4, Connie Tabor 5/13, Sharon Yeast 5/17

Anniversary’s for May:

None

Sermon Note: “Shaping the Future”
Anyone who introduces a child to Jesus Christ will no doubt shape the future of that child, the church and the world.

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY

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

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin May 7, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

May 7, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
*Call to Worship Hymn: He Is Lord – Page 177

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: On Jordan’s Stormy Banks I Stand – Page 724

Hymn of Grace: Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross Page – 301

Responsive Reading: Psalm 4 Page 741 – 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: The Way of the Cross Leads Home – Choir
Sermon: “Finding God’s Will”
Colossians 1:9-14

Communion – Page 12
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, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Michele and Terry Sellers
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
Choir Practice Wed. May 10 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. May 10 @ 7:00 PM
Bake Sale/Yard Sale Saturday May 13
Church Council Meeting Wed. May 17 @ 7:00 PM
Birthday Celebrations for May:

Genny Wirth 5/4, Connie Tabor 5/13, Sharon Yeast 5/17

Anniversary’s for May:

None

Sermon Note: “Finding God’s Will”
If we allow Him, the Holy Spirit will help us to determine and to follow God’s will for 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

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin April 30, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

April 30, 2017
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: Wonderful Words of Life – Page 600

Hymn of Grace: Fill My Cup, Lord – Page 641

Responsive Reading: Maker in Whom We Live – Page – 88
(Liturgist vv. 1-3) (Unison v. 4) – 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: Power in the Blood – Choir
Sermon: “Marks of a Servant”

Matthew 23:1-12

Closing Hymn: Softly and Tenderly – Page 348

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, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Michele and Terry Sellers for the lost of their loving husband and father
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
Sing Saints will be at St. James UMC April 30th at 4:00 PM
Choir Practice Wed. May 3 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. May 3 @ 7:00 PM
Bake Sale/Yard Sale Saturday May 13
Birthday Celebrations for April:

Ed Hoyle 4/8, Neva Kate Stovall 4/13

Anniversary’s for April:

Sermon Note: “Marks of a Servant”

To hear the Lord say, “Well done, good and faithful servant,” is the greatest praise any Christian can hope to hear.
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

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin April 23, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

April 23, 2017
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: Holy, Holy, Holy – Page 64

Hymn of Grace: Take Time to Be Holy – Page 395

Responsive Reading: Psalm 34 Page 769 – 770 – 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: Because He Lives – Page 364 – Choir
Sermon: “From Doubt to Faith”

John 20:19-31

Closing Hymn: I Need The Every Hour – Page 397

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, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Michele and Terry Sellers for the lost of their loving husband and father
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
Choir Practice Wed. April 26 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. April 26 @ 7:00 PM
Bake Sale/Yard Sale Saturday May 13
Birthday Celebrations for April:

Ed Hoyle 4/8, Neva Kate Stovall 4/13

Anniversary’s for April:

Sermon Note: “From Doubt to Faith”

If we avail ourselves of the means of grace that God has provided, our doubts will be turned into a strong faith.

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

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin April 16, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

April 16, 2017
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: Christ the Lord is Risen Today – Page 302

Hymn of Grace: Up From the GraveHe Arose – Page 322

Responsive Reading: “Christ is Alive” – Page 318 – vv.1,2,3,5 (Liturgist)
“Easter Day” Page 320 (Unison) – 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: Alleluia, Alleluia – Page l62 – Choir
Sermon: “Making Sense of the Resurrection”

John 20:1-18

Closing Hymn: He Lives – Page 310

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, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, 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. April 19
Bible Study Wed. April 19 @ 6:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. April 19 @ 7:00 PM
Bake Sale/Yard Sale Saturday May 13
Birthday Celebrations for April:

Ed Hoyle 4/8, Neva Kate Stovall 4/13

Anniversary’s for April:

Sermon Note: “Making Sense of the Resurrection”

We have no logical explanation for the resurrection, but we have the assurance that Jesus Christ is Alive.

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 April 9, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

April 9, 2017
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: Alas and Did My Savior Bleed – Page 359

Hymn of Grace: The Old Rugged Cross – Page 504

Responsive Reading: “All Glory, Laud, and Honor” – Page 220
(Liturgist vv. 1,2,3,5) “Palm Sunday” – Page 281 – Unison 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: Tell Me the Stories of Jesus – Choir
Sermon: “Where Was Barabbas on Good Friday?”

Matthew 27:15-26

Closing Hymn: Just As I Am – Page 357

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, The Family of 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. April 12 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. April 12 @ 7:00 PM
Maundy Thursday Service April 13 @ 7:00 PM
Sunrise Service Sunday April 16 @ 7:00 AM with breakfast after
Church Council Meeting Wed. April 19 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday April 23
Bake Sale/Yard Sale Saturday May 13
Birthday Celebrations for April:

Ed Hoyle 4/8, Neva Kate Stovall 4/13

Anniversary’s for April:

Sermon Note: “Where Was Barabbas on Good Friday?”

We are redeemed by the love of Jesus Christ who gave His all for us. Our freedom was made possible by His death and resurrection.

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

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin April 1, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

April 2, 2017
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: This is my Father’s World – Page 144

Hymn of Grace: Freely, Freely – Page 389

Responsive Reading: Psalm 19 – Page 759 – 751 – 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: At Calvary – Choir

Sermon: “A Godlike Spirit”

Matthew 5:1-12

Communion – Page 12
Closing Hymn: My Faith Looks up to Thee – Page 452

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, The Family of 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. April 5 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. April 5 @ 7:00 PM
Egg Hunt at Housing Authority Friday April 7 – 5:30 PM till 7:30 PM
Maundy Thursday Service April 13 @ 7:00 PM
Sunrise Service Sunday April 16 @ 7:00 AM with breakfast after
Fellowship Lunch Sunday April 23
Bake Sale/Yard Sale Saturday May 13
Birthday Celebrations for April:

Ed Hoyle 4/8, Neva Kate Stovall 4/13

Anniversary’s for April:

Sermon Note: “A Godlike Spirit”

If we want to be happy, then we should be as much like Jesus as the Holy Spirit can make us.
$50 given in memory of Juanita South by Nancy Stephens

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

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin March 26, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

March 26, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
*Call to Worship Hymn: Marching to Zion – Page 733

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: I Am Thine O Lord – Page 417

Hymn of Grace: Jesus Savior Pilot Me – Page 509

Responsive Reading: Lord, Speak to Me – Page 463 – Clifford McKenzie
(Liturgist vv. 1-4) (Unison v. 5)

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: At Calvary – Choir

Sermon: “God’s Will for Us”

I Thessalonians 4:1-12
Closing Hymn: God Be With You – Page 672

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, The Family of 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. March 29 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. March 29 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch today after church
Egg Hunt at Housing Authority Friday April 7 – 5:50 PM till 7:30 PM
Maundy Thursday Service April 13 @ 7:00 PM
Sunrise Service Sunday April 16 @ 7:00 AM with breakfast after
Bake Sale/Yard Sale Saturday May 13
Birthday Celebrations for March:

Gavin Teague 3/19, Phyllis Freels 3/27, David South 3/27

Anniversary’s for March:

Phyllis and Thurman Freels 3/5
Sermon Note: “God’s Will for Us”

Sanctification means being set apart for God, and that is God’s will for all of us. If we surrender our wills to God, the Holy Spirit can help us to grow into Christians who can love God and love others.

 

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

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin March 19,2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

March 19, 2017
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles
*Call to Worship Hymn: Marching to Zion – Page 733

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: He Leadeth Me – Page 128

Responsive Reading: Psalm 146 – Page 858 – 859 – 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: Leaning on Jesus Medley – Choir

Sermon: “A Personal Confession”

II Timothy 1:8-12
Closing Hymn: Blest Be the Tie – Page 557

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, The Family of 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. March 22 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. March 22 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch March 26
Maundy Thursday Service April 13 @ 7:00 PM
Sunrise Service Sunday April 16 @ 7:00 AM with breakfast after
Bake Sale/Yard Sale Saturday May 13
Egg Hunt at Housing Authority Friday April 7 – 5:30 PM till 7:30 PM
Birthday Celebrations for March:

Gavin Teague 3/19, Phyllis Freels 3/27, David South 3/27
Anniversary’s for March:

Phyllis and Thurman Freels 3/5

Sermon Note: “A Personal Confession”

The essence of what Christians believe can be summed up in these words. “Jesus Christ is Lord.”

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

Web site – avalonngumc.or