Bulletin September 30, 2018


September 30, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus  – Page   462                                          

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Rock of Ages – Page 361

Hymn of Grace: Grace Greater than All Our Sin – Page 365

Responsive Reading: Psalm 51:1-17 – Pages 785 – 786 – 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: To Speak or Not to Speak

Ecclesiastes: 3:7

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
  • Bible Study Wed.  October 3 @ 6:00 PM
  • Charge Conference Thursday October 4 @ 7:00 PM @ Toccoa First Methodist  Cheek Hall

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: To Speak or Not to Speak

The Bible is clear that there are times when silence is best and times when we should speak.


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