Bulletin December 9, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 9, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Alleluia – Page 186                                     

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: Hark Herald Angels Sing – Page 240

Hymn of Grace: Trust and Obey – Page 467

Responsive Reading: Psalm 89:1-4, 19-37 – Page 807 – 808            

Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

Sermon: Christmas Words

Matthew 1:18-25, Luke 1:37-39

Closing Hymn: Go Tell it on the Mountain  – Page 251

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum

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 12 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church council  meeting Wed. December 19 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s 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, Dennis and Barbara Wilkes 12/26

Sermon Notes: Christmas Words

The words we use about Christmas are much different from the words found in the Bible.

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 December 2, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 2 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Sweet  Sweet Spirit – Page 334                                     

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

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

Hymn of Grace: Trust and Obey – Page 467

Responsive Reading: Psalm 23 – Page 754 – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

                                    

Sermon: The Fullness of Time

Galatians 4;4-7

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace  – Page 378

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum

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 5 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church council  meeting Wed. December 19 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s 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, Dennis and Barbara Wilkes 12/26

Sermon Notes: The Fullness of time

Christ Jesus was born at the exact time God had planned.  Everything God does is always at the right time.

  

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 25, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 25, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: He Is Lord – Page 177                                     

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

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

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

Responsive Reading:Psalm 103 – Page 824 – 825  – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

                                    

Sermon: Attitudes of Gratitude

Psalm 103: 1-5

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

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Kimberly Maynard, The Family of Carl Belcher.

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 28 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church council  meeting canceled for November 

Birthday’s Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Kip Stovall 11/10 (Pat Ryals son), Crystal Teague 11/16

Anniversary’s for November:

Gary and Renee Westbrooks 11/13

Sermon Notes: Attitudes of Gratitude

Is  Thanksgiving a one day event or a lifestyle?  We Will consider today some attitudes of those who live a life expressing thankfulness to God for His blessings.

  

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 18

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 18, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

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

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 100 – Page 821  – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

                                    

Sermon: Thanksgiving

Col 3:15

Closing Hymn: Precious Name – Page 536

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Kimberly Maynard, The Family of Carl Belcher.

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
  • No Bible Study Wed.  November 21 
  • Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child – Collecting boxes now thru  Nov. 19 – empty boxes in back of Church or can use any empty shoe box.
  • Church council  meeting canceled for November 

Birthday’s Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Kip Stovall 11/10 (Pat Ryals son), Crystal Teague 11/16

Anniversary’s for November:

Gary and Renee Westbrooks 11/13

Sermon Notes: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is an Annual American celebration.  We celebrate the multitude of blessings we enjoy as a Nation.

  

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 11, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 11, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Something Beautiful – Page 394                                       

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: The Old Rugged Cross – Page 504

Hymn of Grace:Trust and Obey – Page 467

Responsive Reading: Psalm 62:5-12 – Page 787  – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

                                    

Sermon:A Soldiers Faith

Matthew 8:5-13

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace – Page 378

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Kimberly Maynard, Carl Belcher and family.

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 14 @ 6:00 PM
  • Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child – Collecting boxes now thru  Nov. 19 – empty boxes in back of Church or can use any empty shoe box.
  • Church council  meeting canceled for November 

Birthday’s Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Kip Stovall 11/10 (Pat Ryals son), Crystal Teague 11/16

Anniversary’s for November:

Gary and Renee Westbrooks 11/13

Sermon Notes: A Soldiers Faith

On Veterans Day we honor those who have served in our Military. We Join with our fellowAmericans in saying ”Thank You Veterans”.

  

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 4, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 4, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Emmanuel – Page 204                                       

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

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

Hymn of Grace: Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Page 140

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

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

                                    

Sermon: God Is For Us

Romans 8:31-32

Closing Hymn: Blest Be the Tie That Binds – Page 557

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Kimberly Maynard

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 7 @ 6:00 PM
  • Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child – Collecting boxes now thru  Nov. 19 – empty boxes in back of Church or can use any empty shoe box.
  • Church council  meeting Wed. November 21 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Kip Stovall 11/10 (Pat Ryals son), Crystal Teague 11/16

Anniversary’s for November:

Gary and Renee Westbrooks 11/13

Sermon Notes: God Is For Us

God promises the Believer that He will give us Power over all circumstances.  There is NOTHING greater or more powerful than 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 October 28, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

October 28, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn:  He is Lord – Page 177                                       

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Amazing Grace – Page 378

Hymn of Grace: Rescue the Perishing – Page 591

Responsive Reading:  Psalm 113 – Page 834  – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

                                    

Sermon: This is Epic Stuff

2 Timothy 3:12-17

Closing Hymn: Trust and Obey – Page 467

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Kimberly Maynard

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 31 @ 6:00 PM
  • Flowers in sanctuary are placed in memory of Doris Holbrook by George Holbrook.
  • Zone Meeting will be at 6 PM Sunday October 28 at Sunshine UMC. The gospel group Trio Georgia will be preforming.
  • Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child – Collecting boxes now thru  Nov. 19 – empty boxes in back of Church or can use any empty shoe box.

Birthday’s Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1

Anniversary’s for October:

Genny and Chuck Wirth 10/4, Sue and Joe Caples 10/17

Sermon Notes: This is Epic Stuff

Through the Holy Spirit we are throughly equipped for very good work.

  

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 21, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

October 21, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn:  Spirit of the Living God – Page 393                                        

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Leaning on the Everlasting Arms – Page 133

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

Responsive Reading:  Palm 97 – Page 816 – 817  – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

                                    

Sermon: A Matter of the Heart

Proverbs 4:23

Closing Hymn: I Surrender All – Page 354

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Kimberly Maynard

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 24 @ 6:00 PM
  • Council Meeting Changed to Wed. October 24 @ 7:00 PM
  • Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child – Collecting boxes now thru  Nov. 19 – empty boxes in back of Church or can use any empty shoe box.

Birthday’s Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1

Anniversary’s for October:

Genny and Chuck Wirth 10/4, Sue and Joe Caples 10/17

Sermon Notes: A Matter of the Heart 

We keep a check on the health of our physical heart.  In like manner we must keep a check on the condition of our spiritual heart.

  

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 October 14, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

October 14, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn:  He is Lord – Page 177                                        

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 90 – Page 809- 810  – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

                                    

Sermon: Things From Above

Colossians 3:1-3

Closing Hymn:  Where He Leads Me- Page 338

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum

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 17 @ 6:00 PM
  • Council Meeting Changed to Wed. October 24 @ 7:00 PM
  • Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child – Collecting boxes now thru  Nov. 19 – empty boxes in back of Church or can use any empty shoe box.

Birthday’s Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1

Anniversary’s for October:

Genny and Chuck Wirth 10/4, Sue and Joe Caples 10/17

Sermon Notes: 

The most important things are not found in this world.  The are found only from ABOVE,

  

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 September 30, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

September 30, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus  – Page   462                                          

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Rock of Ages – Page 361

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 51:1-17 – Pages 785 – 786 – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

                                    

Sermon: To Speak or Not to Speak

Ecclesiastes: 3:7

Closing Hymn:  Precious Name – Page 536

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Kathy Cox, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum

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 3 @ 6:00 PM
  • Charge Conference Thursday October 4 @ 7:00 PM @ Toccoa First Methodist  Cheek Hall

Birthday’s Celebrations for September:

Barbara Wilkes 9/4,  Ann Marie Knight 9/10 (George and Linda Deans Granddaughter, PollyDent 9/17 (Melody’s Aunt), Dennis Wilkes 9/24, Deborah Gibby 9/25

Anniversary’s for September:

None:

Sermon Notes: To Speak or Not to Speak

The Bible is clear that there are times when silence is best and times when we should speak.

  

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