Bulletin July 1, 2018


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