Bulletin December 8, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 8, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: His Name is Wonderful – Page 174                  

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: O Come All Ye Faithful – Page 234

Hymn of Grace: – We Three Kings – Page 254

Responsive Reading: Psalm 25:1-10 – Page 756 – 757 – 

Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: What Made the Wise Men So Wise?

Matthew 2;1-12

Closing Hymn: When We All Get to Heaven  – Page 701

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook , 

Danny Brooks

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 at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
  • Bible Study Wed. December 11 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. Dec. 18 @ 7:00 PM
  • Christmas Eve Service Tuesday 23 @ 6:00 PM
  • Those desiring may make memorial donations to the Lumiere Bleu Wilkes Trust Fund c/o South State Bank

Birthdays Celebrations for December:

Roger Craven 12/3, Ella Craven 12/7, Don Tabor 12/12,                         Joe Caples 12/15, Patrick Kelly 12/17

Anniversaries for December: 

George and Linda Dean 12/5, Dennis and Barbara Wilkes 12/26

Sermon Notes: What Made the Wise Men So Wise?

The Wise Men were wise because they had divine knowledge. The Source of Divine knowledge is the Word of God.

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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Bulletin December 1, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 1, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Emmanuel – Page 204                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: I Know Whom I Have Believed – Page714

Hymn of Grace: – My Hope is Built – Page 368

Responsive Reading: Psalm 85 – Page 806 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Waiting For the Blessed Hope

Titus 2:11-13

Closing Hymn: When We All Get to Heaven  – Page 701

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook 

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 at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
  • Bible Study Wed. December 4 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. Dec. 18 @ 7:00 PM

Birthdays Celebrations for December:

Roger Craven 12/3, Ella Craven 12/7, Don Tabor 12/12,                         Joe Caples 12/15, Patrick Kelly 12/17

Anniversaries for December: 

George and Linda Dean 12/5, Dennis and Barbara Wilkes 12/26

Sermon Notes: Waiting For the Blessed Hope

Jesus Came to this world at the appointed time as promised in scripture.  He will come again as promised.  Be Ready!

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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin November 24, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 24, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Alleluia – Page 162                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: To God Be the Glory – Page 98

Hymn of Grace: – How Great Thou Art – Page 77

Responsive Reading: Psalm 100 – Page 821 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Be Thankful

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace  – Page 378

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook 

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 at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
  • Offering – November 17 – $429.00
  • Attendance – November 17 – 15
  • No Bible Study Wed. November 27 
  • Samaritans Purse Shoebox collection date at our church will be Nov. 24th, and Clifford will take the boxes to the Presbyterian Church that day

Birthdays Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Christopher (Kip) Stovall (Patricia Ryal’s Son) 11/10

Anniversaries for November: 

Elizabeth and Austin Ivester 11/20

Sermon Notes: Be Thankful

We have so much to be thankful for and all our thanksgiving should be directed to God.

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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin November 17, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 17, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Full My Cup Lord – Page 641                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: There’s Within My Heart a Melody – Page 380

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 27 – Page 758 – 759 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Never Stop Praying

Colossians 4:2

Closing Hymn: Where He Leads Me  – Page 338

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook 

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 at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
  • Bible Study Wed. November 20 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. November 20 @ 7:00 PM 
  • Samaritans Purse Shoebox collection date at our church will be Nov. 24th, and Clifford will take the boxes to the Presbyterian Church that day

Birthdays Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Christopher (Kip) Stovall (Patricia Ryal’s Son) 11/10

Anniversaries for November: 

Elizabeth and Austin Ivester 11/20

Sermon Notes: Never Stop Praying

Prayer is Communion with God.  We must never allow the Enemy to discourage us from this holy exercise.

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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin November 10, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 10, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Alleluia – Page 186                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: Because He Lives – Page 364

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 23 – Page 754 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Heaven

Revelations 21:1-3

Closing Hymn: Leaning on the Everlasting Arms  – Page 133

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook 

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 at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
  • Bible Study Wed. November 13 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting We. November 20 @ 7:00 PM 
  • Samaritans Purse Shoebox collection date at our church will be Nov. 24th, and Clifford will take the boxes to the Presbyterian Church that day

Birthdays Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Christopher (Kip) Stovall (Patricia Ryal’s Son) 11/10

Anniversaries for November: 

Elizabeth and Austin Ivester 11/20

Sermon Notes: Heaven

Heaven is a real place that God is preparing for all who have placed their faith in Jesus as their Savior.

HAPPY  VETERANS 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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin November 3, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 3, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Surly the presence of The Lord – Page 328                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

Hymn of Grace: Holy, Holy, Holy!  Lord God Almighty  – Page 64

Responsive Reading: Psalm  148 – Page 861 – 862 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Glorify God

Psalm 86:12

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace  – Page 378

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Chuck Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, Charles McCollum, George Holbrook 

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 at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
  • Bible Study Wed. November 6 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting We. November 20 @ 7:00 PM 

Birthdays Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Christopher (Kip) Stovall (Patricia Ryal’s Son) 11/10

Anniversaries for November: 

Elizabeth and Austin Ivester 11/20

Sermon Notes: Glorify God

As the Westminster Shorter Catechism teaches;”mans’ chief end is to Glorify God, and to enjoy Him 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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin October 27, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

October 27, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Sweet, Sweet ,Sweet Spirit – Page 334                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: Great is Thy Faithfulness – Page 140

Hymn of Grace: Standing on the Promises – Page 374

Responsive Reading: Psalm  – Page 810 – 811 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Dennis Wilkes

1 Corinthian 1:9

Closing Hymn: Victory in Jesus  – Page 370

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Chuck Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, Charles McCollum, George Holbrook 

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 at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
  • Bible Study Wed.  October 30 @ 6:00 PM
  • Fellowship Lunch Sunday Oct. 27 

Birthdays Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1

Anniversaries for October: 

Joe and Sue Caples 10/17

Sermon Notes: 

God has made many promises to those who serve Him.  God is Faithful to keep ever promise made.

The flowers in sanctuary are placed to the glory of God and in memory f Doris Holbrook by George Holbrook.

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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin October 20 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

October 20, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

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

The Welcome and Invocation: Clifford McKenzie

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing – Page 57

Hymn of Grace: God Will Take Care of You – Page 130

Responsive Reading: Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20 – Page 798 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys wand Concerns: Clifford McKenzie

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Austin Ivester

Closing Hymn: Abide with Me  – Page 700

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Clifford McKenzie

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Chuck Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, Charles McCollum, George Holbrook 

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 at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
  • Bible Study Wed.  October 23 @ 6:00 PM
  • Fellowship Lunch Sunday Oct. 27 

Birthdays Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1

Anniversaries for October: 

Joe and Sue Caples 10/17

Sermon Notes: 

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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin October 13, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

October 13,  2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: He is Lord – Page 177                    

The Welcome and Invocation: Clifford McKenzie

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: To God Be the Glory – Page 98

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 67 – Page 791 

Celebrations, Joys wand Concerns: Clifford McKenzie

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 – (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Message: “How do you handle your Giants?”

1 Samuel 16:1, and 16:10-13

Closing Hymn: I Am thine , O Lord  – Page 419

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Chuck Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, Charles McCollum, George Holbrook 

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 at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
  • Bible Study Wed.  October 16 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. Oct. 16 is canceled
  • Fellowship Lunch Sunday Oct. 27 

Birthdays Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1

Anniversaries for October: 

Joe and Sue Caples 10/17

Sermon Notes: “How do you handle your Giants?”

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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin October 6, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

October 6,  2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

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

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

Hymn of Grace: Are Ye Able – Page 530

Responsive Reading: Psalm 102 – Page 822 – 823 – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys wand Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 – (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: God Cares

1 Peter 5:7

Closing Hymn:Tis So Sweet To Trust in Jesus  – Page 462

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Chuck Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, Charles McCollum, George Holbrook 

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 at 10:00 till 10:45 AM
  • Bible Study Wed.  October 9 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. Oct. 16, @ 7:00 PM
  • Fellowship Lunch Sunday Oct. 27 

Birthdays Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1

Anniversaries for October: 

Joe and Sue Caples 10/17

Sermon Notes: God Cares

God Cares for all of us and will help us when we have needs.

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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org