CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
October 23, 2023
The Prelude & Lighting Candles
Call to Worship Hymn: This is the Day – Page 657
The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes
Affirmation of Faith: The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881
Hymn of Grace: – To God Be the Glory – Page 98
Hymn of Grace: When We All Get to Heaven – Page 701
Responsive Reading: Canticle of God’s Glory – Page 83 – Clifford McKenzie
Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes
Lord’s Prayer: Congregation
Gloria Patri – Page 70
The offering plate is available at the entry of the church (The Narthex).
Sermon: Mandate For Gratitude
Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace – Page 378
Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes
Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Elizabeth Ivester, Roger Ivester, Rita Dickmann, Jennifer Munn, Linty (Bill) Andrew (Clifford’s brother), Faye Craven (hip replacement surgery Thursday October 6)
The Pastor and all members of Confidence UMC lift up all those in prayer during this time of worship.
Church Calendar and Updates:
- No Adult Sunday School
- Bible Study Wed. October 26 @ 11:00 AM
- Samaritan’s Purse Shoebox – Collection Week No 14 – 21.
Birthday’s Celebrations for October:
Geri Schauer 10/1
Anniversaries for October:
Sue and Joe Caples 10/17
Notes: Mandate For Gratitude
Thanksgiving and Praise was a “daily practice” for Paul, not a one day of the year observance.
Welcome: All are welcome at this worship celebration. We especially welcome our first-time guests. Please visit us again soon.
Home Phone – 706-282-0499
Web site – avalonngumc.org