Bulletin July 23, 2017


July 23, 2017

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles


*Call to Worship Hymn: Something About That Name – Page 171

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: My Hope is Built – Page 368

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 1 – Page 738

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: Jesus Loves Even Me – Choir

Sermon: “The Ministry of Encouragement”

1 Thessalonians 5:11

Closing Hymn: Blest Be the Tie – Page 557

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes


*All that are able to stand, please do so.



Prayer List: Andrew Carlton (Debra’s Nephew), Willie Napier, Edward Ellard, Jean Crain, Phyllis Freels, Ray Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Phinney Family, Bonnie Timney, Pastor David Hoover, Crystal Teague, Sawyer Likins, Rebecca Thomas, Chuck and Ginny Wirth , Kyro Turner,
Jim Akin (Pat Ryals Uncile)


Church Calendar and Updates:

Adult Sunday School 10:00 until 10:45
Choir Practice Wed. July 26 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. July 26 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship lunch today after church


Birthday Celebrations for July::

Randy Wirth 7/2, George Dean 7/4, Nicholas Hoyle 7/6,
Clifford McKenzie 7/7, Gary Westbrook 7/11,
Renee Westbrook 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15, Willie Napier 7/22,
Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:

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



Sermon notes: “The Ministry of Encouragement”

Everyone needs encouragement from time to time. All Christians have been called into the ministry of encouragement.



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