Bulletin August 19, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

August 19, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: This is the Day  – Page 657

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Stand Up Stand Up for Jesus – Page 514

Hymn of Grace: The Old rugged Cross – Page 504

Responsive Reading: Psalm 27- Page 758 – 759 – 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 Rich Man With An Empty Heart

Luke 19:1-10

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

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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

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.  August 22 @ 6:00 PM
  • Charge Conference Thursday October 4 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for August:

Tommy Kelly 8/8, Katlynn Moore 8/10 (Geri and Tommy’s granddaughter), Corey Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean granddaughter)

Anniversary’s for August:

Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Sermon Notes: A Rich Man With An Empty Heart

  

The account of  Zacchaeus meeting Christ is filled with lessons to learn.  We will lear some of them today.

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 August 12, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

August 12, 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:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

Hymn of Grace: Are Ye Able – Page 530

Responsive Reading: Psalm 103:1-18 – 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: Priorities

Matthew 6:33

Closing Hymn: Where He Leads Me – Page 338

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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

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.  August 15 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. August 15 @ 7:00 PM
  • Charge Conference Thursday October 4 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for August:

Tommy Kelly 8/8, Katlynn Moore 8/10 (Geri and Tommy’s granddaughter), Corey Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean granddaughter)

Anniversary’s for August:

Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Sermon Notes: Priorities

  

We often make a list of “things to do”, Do we include in the list the Priorities 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 August 5, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

August 5, 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:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: My Hope is Build  – Page 368

Hymn of Grace: Nothing But the Blood – Page 362

Responsive Reading: Isaiah 53 – 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 Purpose and Power of the Cross

1 Corinthians 1:18

Holy Communion 

Closing Hymn: To God Be the Glory – Page 98

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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)

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.  August 8 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. August 15 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for August:

Tommy Kelly 8/8, Corey Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean granddaughter)

Anniversary’s for August:

Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Sermon Notes: The Purpose and Power of the Cross

  

Jesus died upon the cross to pay the price for the believers sin.  As believers we remember His death for us in Holy Communion

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 June 29, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

July 29, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

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

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: I surrender All  – Page 354

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 122 – Page 845

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: I Was Blind, Now I See

John 9:25

Closing Hymn: Rescue the Perishing – Page 591

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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)

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.  August 1 @ 6:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for July:

George Dean 7/4, Clifford McKenzie 7/7, Renee Westbrooks 7/11, 

Gary Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:

Roger and Faye Craven 7/19, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24

Sermon Notes: I Was Blind, Now I See

  

We all need to share with others the wonderful things Jesus has done for 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: dbwilkes@windstream.net

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org

Bulletin July 22, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

July 22, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: This is the Day – Page 657

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed  – Page 359

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 112 – Page 833

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 Best Response To Tribulation

2 Corinthians 1:3-7

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

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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)

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. July 25 @ 6:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for July:

George Dean 7/4, Clifford McKenzie 7/7, Renee Westbrooks 7/11, 

Gary Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:

Roger and Faye Craven 7/19, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24

Sermon Notes: The Best Response To Tribulation

  

We all have tribulation.  Paul learned how to deal with his suffering and teaches us how to turn tribulation into blessing.

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.or

Bulletin July 15, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

July 15, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Surely the Presence of The Lord – Page 328

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

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

Hymn of Grace: Victory in Jesus – Page 370

Responsive Reading: Psalm 19 – Page 750 – 751

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: Sanctified Words and Thoughts

Psalm 19:14

Closing Hymn: I Love To Tell the Story – Page 156

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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)

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. July 18 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. July 18 @ 7:00 PM

George Dean 7/4, Clifford McKenzie 7/7, Renee Westbrooks 7/11, 

Gary Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:

Roger and Faye Craven 7/23, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24

Sermon Notes: Sanctified Words and Thoughts

  

Today we consider the power and potential of our words.  Words matter.

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 July 8, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

July 8, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

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

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Blessed Assurance  – Page 369

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 95 – Page 814  – 815

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: Priorities of the Church

Acts 2:42-47

Closing Hymn: Because He Lives – Page 364

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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

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. July 11@ 6:00 PM

George Dean 7/4, Clifford McKenzie 7/7, Renee Westbrooks 7/11, 

Gary Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:

Roger and Faye Craven 7/23, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24

Sermon Notes: Priorities of the Church

There are many important ministries of the Church.  Worship, Fellowship, and Reaching the Unsaved are among the most important Priorities

 

$50.00 given in memory of Willie Craven by Deborah Gibby

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 July 1, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

July 1, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Freely, Freely – Page 389

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: The Battle Hymn of the Republic  – Page 717

Hymn of Grace: America the Beautiful – Page 696

Responsive Reading: Psalm 33 – Page 767 – 768

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: America Is A Blessed Nation

Psalm 33:12

Closing Hymn: America – Page 697

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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

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. July 4
  • Church Council Meeting July 18 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday Celebrations for July:

George Dean 7/4, Clifford McKenzie 7/7, Renee Westbrooks 7/11, 

Gary Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:

Roger and Faye Craven 7/23, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24

Sermon Notes: America is a Blessed Nation

  

There are many reasons America is a Blessed nation.  We give God Praise for our Freedom and Blessings.  What must we do to keep His Blessings?

$100.00 in Memory of Earnest Brady and Ivan White plus $100.00 in Memory of Blake Ryals

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.o

Bulletin June 24, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

June 24, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Alleluia – Page 186

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: It Is Well with My Soul  – Page 377

Hymn of Grace:

Responsive Reading: Psalm 84 – Page 804 – 805

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: Christ, the Believer’s Strength

Philippians 4:13

Closing Hymn: God Be with You till We Meet Again – Page 672

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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

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. June 27 @ 6:00 PM
  • Fellowship Lunch June 24

Birthday Celebrations for June:

Chuck Wirth 6/6, Melody Armstrong 6/17, Faye Craven 6/21, Terry Sellers 6/21, Joshua Teague 6/22, Tommy McDaniel 6/23 (Clifford’s son)

Anniversary’s for June:

None

Sermon Notes: Christ, the Believer’s Strength

  

While it is true that Christ will help us in all our endeavors, Paul tells us that there is a special strength given to believers that produces peace even in the most difficult circumstances of life.

 

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 June 17, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

June 17, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Seek Ye First – Page 405

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of GraceI Amazing Grace – Page 378

Hymn of Grace:

Responsive Reading: Psalm 103:1-18 – Page 824 – 825

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 Perfect Father

Matthew 6:8-15

Closing Hymn:

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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),  Carlton Belcher (Scarlett’s grandfather), Jim Akin (Pat’s Uncle), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron

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. June 20 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council June 20 @ 7:00 PM
  • Fellowship Lunch June 24

Birthday Celebrations for June:

Chuck Wirth 6/6, Melody Armstrong 6/17, Faye Craven 6/21, Terry Sellers 6/21, Joshua Teague 6/22, Tommy McDaniel 6/23 (Clifford’s son)

Anniversary’s for June:

None

Sermon Notes: The Perfect Father

  

There are many good fathers but even the best fathers have imperfections. Our Heavenly Father is the Perfect Father.  All fathers can learn from Our Heavenly Father.

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