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.
Pastor’s E-mail address: titus12367@yahoo.com –

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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.

Pastor’s E-mail address: titus12367@yahoo.com –

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Bulletin October 23, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
October 23, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus – Page 349

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

Hymn of Grace: Freely, Freely – Page 389

Responsive Reading: Psalm 28 – Page 760 – 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: Close to Thee – Page 407 – Choir

A Report from the Gideons – Mr. Lamar Davis
Sermon: “The Bread of Life”

John 6:24-35
Closing Hymn: – God Be With You – Page 672

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. October 26 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. October 26 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch and Pastor Appreciation Day today after church
October 23 Mr. Lamar Davis will give a report from the Gideons. A offering will be received to be used in distributing Bibles.
Operation Christmas Child (National Collection week Nov. 14-21)
Young Harris Chorus @ Sunshine UMC – 6 PM – October 30
All Saints day November 6 – If anyone have someone they would like us to remember on All Saints day. Let us know.
Birthday Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1, Linda Smith 10/6
Anniversary’s for October:

Chuck and Genny Wirth 10/4, Joe and Sue Caples 10/17
Sermon Notes: “The Bread of Life”

Jesus is the Bread of Life. He can satisfy the deepest hunger of our souls for all eternity.

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 October 16, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
October 16, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus – Page 349

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

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

Hymn of Grace: I Love to Tell the Story – Page 156

Responsive Reading: Psalm 84 – Page 804 – 805 – 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: Through it All – Choir
Sermon: “A Charge to the People of God”

1 Timothy 6:11-16

Closing Hymn: – Blest Be the Tie – Page 557

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
No Choir Practice Wed. October 19 @
Bible Study Wed. October 19 @ 6:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. October 19 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch and Pastor Appreciation Day October 23
October 23 Mr. Lamar Davis will give a report from the Gideons. An offering will be received to be used in distributing Bibles.
Operation Christmas Child (National Collection week Nov. 14-21)
Young Harris Chorus @ Sunshine UMC – 6 PM – October 30
Birthday Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1, Linda Smith 10/6
Anniversary’s for October:

Chuck and Genny Wirth 10/4, Joe and Sue Caples 10/17
Sermon Notes: “A Charge to the People of God”

A strategy for staying true to God is to flee evil, follow Jesus, and fight the good fight of 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 –

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Bulletin October 9, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
October 9, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus – Page 349

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: Tis so Sweet to Trust in Jesus – Page 462

Responsive Reading: Psalm 24 – Page 212 – 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: Kneel at the Cross – Choir
Sermon: “Can You Afford to Be a Christian?”

Luke 14:25-33

Closing Hymn: – Where He Leads Me – Page 338

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. October 12 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. October 12 @ 7:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. October 19 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch and Pastor Appreciation Day October 23
Stop Hunger Now offering due before Oct. 15
United Methodist Children Home Offering last day Sunday Oct. 9

Young Harris Chorus @ Sunshine  UMC – 6 PM – October 30
Birthday Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1, Linda Smith 10/6

Anniversary’s for October:

Chuck and Genny Wirth 10/4, Joe and Sue Caples 10/17
Sermon Notes: “Can You Afford to Be a Christian?”

Being a Christian will cost us everything we have, but that is not enough. The grace God will make up the difference.

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 October 2, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
October 2, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus – Page 347

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee – Page 89

Hymn of Grace: Precious Name – Page 536

Responsive Reading: Psalm 32 – Page 766 – 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: Dwelling in Beulah Land – Choir
Sermon: “Shaped Like Christ”

Romans 8:26-30

Communion – Page 12
Closing Hymn: – Just As I Am – Page 357

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. October 5 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. October 5 @ 7:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. October 19 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch October 23
Stop Hunger Now offering due before Oct. 15
United Methodist Children Home Offering
Birthday Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1, Linda Smith 10/6

Anniversary’s for October:

Chuck and Genny Wirth 10/4, Joe and Sue Caples 10/17
Sermon Notes: “Shaped Like Christ”

After we accept Jesus as our Savior, the Holy Spirit spends the rest of our lives shaping us to resemble 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 –

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Bulletin September 25, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
September 25, 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: Marching to Zion – Page 733

Hymn of Grace: Grace Greater Than Our Sin – Page 365

Responsive Reading: Psalm 71 – Page 794 – 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: Through it All – Page 507 – Choir
Sermon: “The Good News Is the Best News”

John 3:1-17
Closing Hymn: – Have Thine Own Way Lord – Page 382

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. September 28 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. September 28 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Today after church
Stop Hunger Now offering due before Oct. 15
United Methodist Children Home Offering
Birthday Celebrations for September:
Jean Crain 9/2, Ann Marie Knight 9/10 (George and Linda Deans granddaughter), Ron Smith 9/18, Deborah Gibby 9/25
Anniversary’s for September: None
Sermon Notes: “The Good News Is the Best News”

The best news that the world has ever heard is that God loves each one of us as if there were only one of us to love.

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 September 18, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
September 18, 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: Rescue the Pershing – Page 591

Hymn of Grace: Rock of Ages – Page 361

Responsive Reading: Psalm 103:1-18 – Page 824-825 – 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: Piano Special – Patrica Ryals
Sermon: “We Can Serve Only One Master”

Luke 16:1-13
Closing Hymn: God Will Take Care of You – Page 130

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
No Choir Practice Wed. September 21
Bible Study Wed. September 21 @ 6:00 PM
Charge Conference Tuesday September 20th at 7 PM at St. James UMC – St. James needs help with refreshments
Church Council Meeting Wed. September 21 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday September 25
Stop Hunger Now offering due before Oct. 15
United Methodist Children Home Offering
Birthday Celebrations for September:
Jean Crain 9/2, Ann Marie Knight 9/10 (George and Linda Deans granddaughter), Ron Smith 9/18, Deborah Gibby 9/25
Anniversary’s for September: None
Sermon Notes: “We Can Serve Only One Master”

We cannot serve two masters. Think about what might happen if the people of God focused on the Kingdom of God in the way that others focus on the things of this world.

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 September 11, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
September 11, 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: Wonderful Words of Life – Page 600

Hymn of Grace: I Know Whom I Have Believed – Page 714

Responsive Reading: Psalm 115 – Page 836 – 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: Work for the night is coming – Choir
Sermon: “What is So Amazing about Grace?”

1 Timothy 1:12-17
Closing Hymn: Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me – Page 509

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. September 14 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. September 14 @ 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 offering due before Oct. 15
United Methodist Children Home Offering
Birthday Celebrations for September:
Jean Crain 9/2, Ann Marie Knight 9/10 (George and Linda Deans granddaughter), Ron Smith 9/18, Deborah Gibby 9/25

Anniversary’s for September: None
Sermon Notes: “What is So Amazing about Grace?”

The grace of God is so amazing that it can turn the worst person on earth into someone who is ready to live in heaven forever.

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 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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