Bulletin September 9, 2018


September 9, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Worship His Majesty  – Page  176                                           

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Rescue the Perishing – Page 591

Hymn of Grace: Leaning on the Everlasting Arms – Page 133

Responsive Reading: Psalm 91 – Pages 810  – 811 – 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: Contend for the Faith

2 Peter 2:1-3, Jude 3:4

Closing Hymn: God Will Take Care of You – Page 130

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 12 @ 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: Contend for the Faith

Apostasy in the church must be confronted and expelled.  We must not remain silent. We are called to fight the good fight of faith.


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