Bulletin May 23, 2021


May 23, 2021

The Prelude & Lighting Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: He is Lord – Page 177             

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881


Hymn of Grace:  My Hope is Built – Page 368

Hymn of Grace: Because He Lives – Page 364

Responsive Reading: Canticle of Hope – Page 734 – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 – (recite)


The offering plate is available at the entry of the church (The Narthex).

Sermon: Ready For His Return

Luke 12:35-40

Closing Hymn: Spirit of the Living God- Page  393

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis and Thurman Freels, Tommy Kelly, Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Elizabeth Ivester,  Roger Ivester, Bobby Beatty,  Lyn Cantrell (Renee’s daughter), The Family of  Charles McCollum, Bruce Wilkes, Lucy Wolverton, Rita Dickmann (Gere’s Mother), Aiden Amason (Dennis and Barbara’s nephew)

The Pastor and all members of Confidence UMC and all those lifted up in prayer during this time of worship.

Church Calendar and Updates:

  • No Adult Sunday School
  • No Bible Study 

Birthday’s Celebrations for May:

Sharon Yeast 5-17

Anniversaries for May:  


Sermon Notes: Ready For His Return

Christ Jesus will return one day.  He told us to BE READY.

Welcome: All are welcome at this worship celebration.  We especially welcome our first-time guests.  Please visit us again soon.

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org