Bulletin September 16, 2018


September 16, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: His Name is Wonderful  – Page 174                                            

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: I Know Whom I Have Believed – Page 714

Responsive Reading: Psalm 100 – Pages 821 – 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.


Sermon: The Greatest Gift

1 Corinthians 13:1-3

Closing Hymn:Blest Be The Tie That Binds  – Page 557

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

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, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Michele Sellers, Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum

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
  • Bible Study Wed.  September 19 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. September 19 @ 7:00 PM
  • Fellowship Lunch Sunday September 23
  • Charge Conference Thursday October 4 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for September:

Barbara Wilkes 9/4,  Ann Marie Knight 9/10 (George and Linda Deans Granddaughter, Dennis Wilkes 9/24, Deborah Gibby 9/25

Anniversary’s for September:


Sermon Notes: The Greatest Gift

Spiritual Gifts are important.  They enable us to accomplish the work God calls us to do.  Our gifts may differ but there is one Gift that all must obtain.  That Gift is the gift of Divine Love.


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.org