Bulletin September 2, 2018


September 2, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Sweet, Sweet, Spirit  – Page  334                                           

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: Standing on the Promises – Page 374

Responsive Reading: Psalm 138 – Pages 853  – 854 – 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: A Pathway to Overcome Affliction

Psalm 119:161-168

Closing Hymn: God Be With You till We Meet Again – Page 673

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

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 5 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. September 19 @ 7:00 PM
  • 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: A Pathway to Overcome Affliction

The Psalmist was in the midst of much pain and suffering.  He shares with us what he learned to do while God was working our His Will in his life.

Flowers placed in the sanctuary today in Loving Memory of Willie Craven by Roger Craven 


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