Bulletin March 12 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

March 12, 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 Know Whom I Have Believed – Page 714

Hymn of Grace: His Name is Wonderful – Page 174

Responsive Reading: Canticle of Covenant Faithfulness – Page 125 – 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: How Long Has it Been – Choir

Sermon: “Is It Fair or Is It Grace?”

Mathew 20:1-16
Closing Hymn: Have Thine Own Way – Page 382

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. March 15
Bible Study Wed. March 15 @ 6:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. March 15
Fellowship Lunch March 26
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: “Is It Fair or Is It Grace?”

The world sees some of us as more deserving than others. However, God loves each one of us equally and extends His grace to all.

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 March 5, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

March 5, 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: For the Beauty of the Earth – Page 92

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

Responsive Reading: Psalm 16 – Page 748 – 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: In My Heart There Ring A Melody – choir
Sermon: “Preparing for the Journey to Easter”

Joel 2:12-17

Communion
Closing Hymn: Where He Leads Me – Page 338

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. March 8 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. March 8 @ 7:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. March 22
Fellowship Lunch March 26
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: “Preparing For the Journey to Easter”

We prepare to celebrate Easter by repenting of any sin in our heart and responding to the Lord in love and obedience.

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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Bulletins February 26, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

February 26, 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: Rescue the Perishing – Page 591

Hymn of Grace: O How I Love Jesus – Page 170

Responsive Reading: Psalm 93 – Page 813 – 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: God’s Amazing Grace Medley – choir
Sermon: “Awake to the Glory of God”

Luke 9:28-36

Closing Hymn: More Love 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, 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 1 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. March 1 22 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch today after church
An offering to support ministry to the homeless will be received today. Make checks payable to Confidence UMC include “homeless offering” in the memo line.
On March 1, 7:00 p.m., a very brief Ash Wednesday service will be held before Bible Study.

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: “Awake to the Glory of God”

Occasionally the glory of the Lord may be obvious. However, God is always with us, even when we are unaware of His presence.
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 February 19, 2017

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

February 19, 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: Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us – Page 381

Hymn of Grace: Sweet Hour of Prayer – Page 496

Responsive Reading: All My Hope is Firmly Grounded – Page 132 (vv.1-3 Liturgist) (v. 4 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: O Say But I’m Glad – choir
Sermon: “We All Have Been Called”

Mark 1:14-20

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, 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 22 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. February 22 @ 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.

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: “We All Have Been Called”

All of us have been called to follow Jesus Christ. None of us will ever be who we were intended to be until we answer that call.
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 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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