Bulletin February 25, 2018


February 25, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn:

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Affirmation of Faith: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace:

Hymn of Grace:

Responsive Reading: Lent – Page 268 – Clifford McKenzie
Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days – Page 269 – (Liturgist vv 1,3,5) -Clifford McKenzie – (Unison vv 2,4)

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: Lent – Preparing for Easter.

Mark 1:9-15

Closing Hymn:

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, Kyro Turner, Kathy Cox,
Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson),
The Family of Ron Smith

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. February 28 @ 7:00 PM
Planning meeting for Group 4 on Sunday Feb. 25 at 4 in the McNeely Hall – Toccoa First UMC.

Birthday Celebrations for February:

Joyce Sheriff 2/3, George Holbrook 2/3, Kaitlin Norman 2/6, Ed Ellard 2/8, Patricia Ryals 2/11, Scarlett Stovall (Pat’s granddaughter),
Wilson Yeast 2/11, Clint Craven 2/16, Sara Tabor 2/18

Anniversary’s for February:


Our beloved Ron Smith went to be with our Lord this past week. He will be greatly missed by all here at Confidence UMC. He loved this church and was faithful to his calling here. We are deeply saddened for our loss but we rejoice at his Promotion to be in the Eternal Presence of The Lord Jesus, our Savior.


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