Bulletin September 23, 2018


September 23, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Alleluia  – Page 186                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Because He Lives – Page 364

Hymn of Grace: Victory in Jesus- Page 370

Responsive Reading: Psalm 71:1-12 – Pages 794 – 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: Good News from Heaven

Proverbs 25:25

Closing Hymn: Precious Name  – Page 536

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
  • Fellowship Lunch Sunday September 23
  • Bible Study Wed.  September 26 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. September 26 @ 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, PollyDent 9/17 (Melody’s Aunt), Dennis Wilkes 9/24, Deborah Gibby 9/25

Anniversary’s for September:


Sermon Notes: 

The majority of the news we hear is bad news.  Such a steady diet can be depressing.  The good news that every Christian should know is that God is on His Throne in Heaven working out His Will for All of His Saints.


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