Bulletin October 8, 2017



October 8, 2017


The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: This is the Day – Page 657

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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

Announcements: Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

Hymn of Grace: Freely, Freely – Page 389

Responsive Reading: Psalm 28 – Page 760 – Clifford McKenzie

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: I’m Standing on the Solid Rock – Choir

Sermon: Dealing with Pain and Suffering

Romans 8:28


Closing Hymn: God Be with You – 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

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. October 11 @ 6:30 PM
Bible Study Wed. October 11 @ 7:00 PM
Church Council Meeting Wed. October 18 @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship Lunch Sunday October 22
Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Box – Ending Nov. 19

Birthday Celebrations for October:

Geri Schauer 10/1

Anniversary’s for October:

Chuck and Genny Wirth 10/4, Joe and Sue Caples 10/17


Sermon Notes: Dealing with Pain and Suffering

Adversities come to all of us sooner or later. There are some truths about God and His care for His people that help us as we struggle with difficulties of this life.


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