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.
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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.
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Bulletin August 28, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
August 28, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Something About That Name – Page 171

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Stand on the Promises – Page 374

Hymn of Grace: Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus – Page 462

Responsive Reading: Canticle of Hope – Page 734 – 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 Lily of the Valley – Choir
Sermon: “The Potter and the Clay”

Jeremiah 18:1-6
Closing Hymn: More Love to Thee O Christ – Page 453

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, Pam Pyeatt, Tommy Kelly, Charlotte Worley, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague.
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
Choir Practice Wed. August 31@ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. August 31 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch today
Charge Conference Tuesday September 20th at 7 PM at St. James UMC – St. James needs help with refreshments.
Birthday Celebrations for August:
Bonnie Ellard 8/6, Tommy Kelly 8/8, Cory Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean’s Granddaughter)
Anniversary’s for August:
Juanita and David South 8/18, Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Sermon Notes: “The Potter and the Clay”

Jesus Christ can take the lives of flawed human beings and turn them into something beautiful.

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 August 21, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
August 21, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Something About That Name – Page 171

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: When We All Get to Heaven – Page 701

Hymn of Grace: O Happy Day – Page 391

Responsive Reading: Psalm 138 – Page 853 – 854 – 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: Breathe on me Breath of God – Page 420 – Choir
Sermon: “Salvation by Faith”

Ephesians 2:1-10
Closing Hymn: Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior – Page 351

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, Pam Pyeatt, Tommy Kelly, Charlotte Worley, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague.
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
Choir Practice Wed. August 24@ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. August 24 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday August 28
Charge Conference Tuesday September 20th at 7 PM at St. James UMC – St. James needs help with refreshments.
Birthday Celebrations for August:
Bonnie Ellard 8/6, Tommy Kelly 8/8, Cory Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean’s Granddaughter)
Anniversary’s for August:
Juanita and David South 8/18, Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Sermon Notes: “Salvation by Faith”

We all have sinned and are in desperate need of forgiveness. By grace the Lord has offered us the gift of salvation which we can receive by faith.

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 August 14, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
August 14, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Something About That Name – Page 171

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: I Stand Amazed in the Presence – Page 371

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 95 – Page 814 – 815 – 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 the Garden – Page 314 – Choir
Sermon: “The Nature of Genuine Worship”

Romans 12:1-8
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, Pam Pyeatt, Tommy Kelly, Charlotte Worley, Keith Phinney, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague.
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
No Choir Practice Wed. August 17
Bible Study Wed. August 17 @ 6:00 PM
Church Council meeting Wed. August 17 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday August 28
Charge Conference Tuesday September 20th at 7 PM at St. James UMC
Birthday Celebrations for August:
Bonnie Ellard 8/6, Tommy Kelly 8/8, Cory Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean’s Granddaughter)
Anniversary’s for August:
Juanita and David South 8/18, Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Sermon Notes: “The Nature of Genuine Worship”

The genuine worship of God is not limited to Sunday morning. Everything we do and all that we are can be an act of worship.

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 August 7. 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
August 7, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Something About That Name – Page 171

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: What a Friend We Have in Jesus – Page 526

Hymn of Grace: I Am Thine O Lord – Page 419

Responsive Reading: Prayer is the Soul’s Sincere Desire – Page 492
(Liturgist vv. 1-5) (Unison v. 6) – 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: Let the Lower Lights be Burning – Choir
Sermon: “Welcome to the Lord’s Table”

Luke 14;1-14

Communion – Page 12

Closing Hymn: Softly and Tenderly – Page 348

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, Pam Pyeatt, Tommy Kelly, Charlotte Worley, Keith Phinney, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague.
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
Choir Practice Wed. August 10 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. August 10 @ 7:00 PM
The Connection Youth Rally at 6:00 p.m., August 7, Toccoa First UMC
Church Council meeting Wed. August 17 @ 7:00PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday August 28
Birthday Celebrations for August:
Bonnie Ellard 8/6, Tommy Kelly 8/8, Cory Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean’s Granddaughter)
Anniversary’s for August:
Juanita and David South 8/18, Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Sermon Notes: “Welcome to the Lord’s Table”

We do not come to the Lord’s Table because we are worthy but because Jesus loved us and gave His life for 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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Bulletin July 31, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
July 31, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Seek Ye First – Page 405

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord – Page 540

Hymn of Grace: Great is Thy Faithfulness – Page 140

Responsive Reading: Psalm 105 – Page 828 – 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’m Standing on the Solid Rock – Choir
Sermon: “Treasure or Trash?”

Luke 12:13-21

Closing Hymn: I Need The Every Hour – Page 397

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, Pam Pyeatt, Shannon Lay, Tommy Kelly, Charlotte Worley, Keith Phinney, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague, Michele Sellers.
Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
Choir Practice Wed. August 3 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. August 3 @ 7:00 PM
Nominating Committee Meeting today after church
The Connection Youth Rally at 6:00 p.m., August 7, Toccoa First UMC
Birthday Celebrations for July:
George Dean 7/4, Nicholas Hoyle 7/6, Clifford McKenzie 7/7,
Gary Westbrooks 7/11, Renee Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15, Wille Napier 7/22, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:
Roger and Faye Craven 7\19, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24
Sermon Notes: “Treasure or Trash?”

There is a connection between our good fortune and God’s grace, The Lord is the giver of all good things, and we are stewards of those gifts.

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 July 24, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
July 24, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Seek Ye First – Page 405

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: His Name is Wonderful – Page 174

Responsive Reading: Psalm 111 – Page 832 – 833 – 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: Organ Special – Ron Smith
Sermon: “It Is Enough to Be Like Jesus”

Matthew 10:24-39

Closing Hymn: My Faith Looks Up to Thee – Page 452

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, Pam Pyeatt, Shannon Lay, Tommy Kelly, Charlotte Worley, Keith Phinney, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague, Michele Sellers.

Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
Choir Practice Wed. July 27 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. July 27 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday July 24
Nominating Committee Meeting – 12:00 noon, Sunday July 31

Birthday Celebrations for July:
George Dean 7/4, Nicholas Hoyle 7/6, Clifford McKenzie 7/7,
Gary Westbrooks 7/11, Renee Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15,                                                     Wille Napier 7/22, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:
Roger and Faye Craven 7\19, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24

Sermon Notes: “It Is Enough to Be Like Jesus”

Being a Christian is to be like Jesus. That means that we have the privilege of sharing His message and perhaps sharing in His suffering.

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 July 17,2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
July 17, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Seek Ye First – Page 405

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: Love Divine – Page 384

Responsive Reading: Psalm 25 – Page 756 – 757 – 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: Fill My Cup, Lord – Choir
Sermon: “Come, Tarry, Go”

Luke 10:38-42

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, Pam Pyeatt, Shannon Lay, Tommy Kelly, Charlotte Worley, Keith Phinney, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague, Michele Sellers.

Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
No Choir Practice Wed. July 20
Bible Study Wed. July 20 @ 6:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. July 20 @ 7:00
Fellowship Lunch Sunday July 24
Nominating Committee – 12:00 noon, Sunday July 31

Birthday Celebrations for July:
George Dean 7/4, Nicholas Hoyle 7/6, Clifford McKenzie 7/7,
Gary Westbrooks 7/11, Renee Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15,
Wille Napier 7/22, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:
Roger and Faye Craven 7\19, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24

Sermon Notes: “Come, Tarry, Go”

It is important the every Christian spend time at the feet of Jesus learning to be His disciple. It is just as important that we follow the example of Jesus who “went about doing good.”

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 July 10, 2016

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
July 10, 2016
The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Seek Ye First – Page 405

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Edwin Smith

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: My Hope is Built – Page 368

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 1 – Page 738 – 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: He Touched Me – Page 367 – Choir

Sermon: “A Prayer for the Church”

Colossians 1:9-14

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, Pam Pyeatt, Shannon Lay, Tommy Kelly, Charlotte Worley, Keith Phinney, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague.

Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
Choir Practice Wed. July 13 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. July 13 @ 7:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. July 20 @ 7:00
Fellowship Lunch Sunday July 24

Birthday Celebrations for July:
George Dean 7/4, Nicholas Hoyle 7/6, Clifford McKenzie 7/7, Gary Westbrooks 7/11,
Renee Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15, Wille Napier 7/22, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:
Roger and Faye Craven 7\19, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24

Sermon Notes: “A Prayer for the Church”

Paul prayed that the church may know the will of God and that the church may have the power to do the will of God.

Welcome: All are welcome at this worship celebration. We especially welcome our first-time guests. Please visit us again soon.
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