Bulletin January 7, 2018


January 7, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Marching to Zion – Page 733

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Affirmation of Faith: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace:Standing on the Promises – Page 374

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 25 – Page 757

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.

Anthem: Surely Goodness and Mercy – choir

Sermon: A New Year

Philippians 3:13-14


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, Kyro Turner, Jim Akin (Pat Ryals Uncle) Kathy Cox, Ryan Jackson, Mr. Paul Hood ( Renee’s neighbor), Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson)

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
Choir Practice Wed. January 10 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. January 10 @ 7:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. January 17 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch January 28

Birthday Celebrations for January:

Linda Dean 1/2, Sue Caples 1/31

Anniversary’s for January:


Sermon Notes: A New Year

The beginning of a New Year is a good time for us to make commitments which will, if we keep them, make a positive change in our lives. The New Year reminds us that we are given an opportunity to start anew.

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
Minster of Music – Ron Smith – 706-886-0975
Web site – avalonngumc.org