Bulletin February 23, 2020

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

February 23,  2020

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus – Page 349                         

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace:  – In the Garden – Page 314

Hymn of Grace: Trust and Obey – Page 467

Responsive Reading:Psalm 23 – Pages 754 – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys wand Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 – (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Led By The Spirit

Mark 1:12-13

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace – Page 378

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook,       Danny Brooks, Renee Westbrooks, Elaine Garrison, Polly Dent, Charlotte Dietrich (Cliffords Daughter), Sawyer Likins

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. February 26 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. February 26 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for February:

George Holbrook 2/3, Joyce Sheriff 2/3, Kaitlin Norman (George and and Linda Deans Granddaughter) 2/6, Patricia Ryals 2/11, Scarlett Stovall (Patricia Ryals Granddaughter) 2/11, Wilson Yeast 2/11,        Clint Craven 2/16, Whitney Wirth 2/26

Anniversaries for February: 

None

Sermon Notes: Mark 1:12-13

Prior to the beginning of His ministry Jesus was led by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness for 40 days of Temptation.  In like manner we also must be led by The Holy Spirit to be successful in ministry.

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

Bulletin February 16, 2020

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

February 16,  2020

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus – Page 349                         

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace:  – I Stand Amazed in The Presence – Page 371

Hymn of Grace: Precious Name – Page 536

Responsive Reading:Psalm 25:1-10 – Pages 756 – 757- Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys wand Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 – (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: The Two Greatest Commandments

Mark 12:28-31

Closing Hymn: Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross – Page 301

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook,       Danny Brooks, Renee Westbrooks, Elaine Garrison, Polly Dent, Charlotte Dietrich (Cliffords Daughter), Sawyer Likins

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. February 19 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. February 26 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for February:

George Holbrook 2/3, Joyce Sheriff 2/3, Kaitlin Norman (George and and Linda Deans Granddaughter) 2/6, Patricia Ryals 2/11, Scarlett Stovall (Patricia Ryals Granddaughter) 2/11, Wilson Yeast 2/11,        Clint Craven 2/16, Whitney Wirth 2/26

Anniversaries for February: 

None

Sermon Notes: Mark 12:28-31

The two greatest commandments are LOVE GOD and LOVE OTHERS.

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

Bulletin February 2, 2020

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

February 2, 2020

The Prelude & Lighting of 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 

Hymn of Grace:  – I Am Thine O Lord – Page 419

Hymn of Grace: I Know Whom I Have Believed – Page 714

Responsive Reading: Psalm 67 – Pages 791 – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys wand Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 – (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: What Simeon and Anna Teach Us

Luke 2:21-38

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace – Page 378

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook,       Danny Brooks, Renee Westbrooks, Elaine Garrison, Polly Dent, Charlotte Dietrich (Cliffords Daughter)

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. February 5 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. February 26 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for February:

George Holbrook 2/3, Joyce Sheriff 2/3, Kaitlin Norman (George and and Linda Deans Granddaughter) 2/6, Patricia Ryals 2/11, Scarlett Stovall (Patricia Ryals Granddaughter) 2/11, Wilson Yeast 2/11,        Clint Craven 2/16, Whitney Wirth 2/26

Anniversaries for February: 

None

Sermon Notes: What Simeon and Anna Teach Us

We can learn so much from the lives of  Simeon and Anna.  They approached the end of their lives “blessed”.  We will examine important facts about their lives.

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

Bulletin January 26, 2020

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

January 26, 2020

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Seek Ye First – Page 405                           

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace:  -How Great Thou Art – Page 77

Hymn of Grace: Grace Greater than Our Sin- Page 365

Responsive Reading: Psalm 84 – Pages 804 – 805 – Clifford McKenzie

Celebrations, Joys wand Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 – (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Fishers of Men

Luke 5:1-11

Closing Hymn: I Surrender All – Page 354

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook,       Danny Brooks, Renee Westbrooks, Elaine Garrison, Polly Dent, Charlotte Dietrich (Cliffords Daughter)

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. Jan. 29 @ 6:00 PM
  • Fellowship Lunch after church today
  • The D.S. Alice Rogers will be at the X Factor Restaurant at 27 E. Doyle St. in Toccoa on Monday Feb. 3rd at noon for a luncheon.  She will be have a conversation about The Protocol Plan of Separation.  The lunch will be”Dutch”.  Please call Holley at the district office if you plan to attend. 706-536-2586

Birthday’s Celebrations for January:

Linda Dean 1/2, Sue Caples 1/31

Anniversaries for January: 

None 

Sermon Notes: Fishers of Men

Christians have been commissioned to find the unsaved and help them find the salvation we enjoy.  The Holy Spirit will help us fulfill this commission.

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

Bulletin January 12, 2020

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

January 12, 2020

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Seek Ye First – Page 405                

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty – Page 64

Hymn of Grace: I Am Thine O Lord – Page 419

Responsive Reading: Psalm 138 –  Page 853-854 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: God Never Changes

Malachi 3:6

Closing Hymn: God Be with You  – Page 673

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook , 

Danny Brooks, Renee Westbrooks, Elaine Garrison, Polly Dent

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. Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm
  • Council Meeting Wed. Jan. 22 @ 7:00 PM
  • Fellowship Lunch Sunday January 26 after Church

Birthdays Celebrations for January:

Linda Dean 1/2, Sue Caples 1/31

Anniversaries for : January

None

Sermon Notes: God Never Changes

Many changes come to each of us, some we like some we do not like.  God will never change.

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

Bulletin January 5, 2020

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

January 5, 2020

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

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

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: Great is Thy Faithfulness – Page 140

Hymn of Grace: Standing on the Promises – Page 374

Responsive Reading: Psalm 121 –  Page 844 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Promises For Believers in 2020

2 Corinthians 1:20

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace  – Page 374

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook , 

Danny Brooks, Renee Westbrooks, Elaine Garrison, Polly Dent

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. Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
  • Council Meeting Wed. Jan. 22 @ 7:00 PM
  • Fellowship Lunch Sunday January 26 after Church

Birthdays Celebrations for January:

Linda Dean 1/2, Sue Caples 1/31

Anniversaries for : January

None

Sermon Notes: Promises For Believers in 2020

Christians have been given many great and precious promises.  We will look at some of the today

$100.00 for Kitchen Fund given in Memory of Patricia Ryals parents.

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

Bulletin December 29, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 29, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus – Page 349                 

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus – Page 462

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

Responsive Reading: Psalm 25:1-10  Page 756 – 757 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Forget the Past and Press On

Philippians 3:12-14

Closing Hymn: I Love To Tell the Story  – Page 156

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook , 

Danny Brooks, Renee Westbrooks, Elaine Garrison, Polly Dent

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
  • No Bible Study Wed. Jan 1
  • Those desiring may make memorial donations to the Lumiere Bleu Wilkes Trust Fund ℅ South State Bank

Birthdays Celebrations for December:

Roger Craven 12/3, Ella Craven 12/7, Don Tabor 12/12,                         Joe Caples 12/15, Patrick Kelly 12/17

Anniversaries for December: 

George and Linda Dean 12/5, Dennis and Barbara Wilkes 12/26

Sermon Notes: Forget the Past and Press On

We must not allow the past to hinder our pursuit of Gods Will for our Lives.

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

Bulletin December 22, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 22, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: O Come All Ye Faithful – Page 234                 

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: It Came Upon the Midnight Clear – Page 218

Hymn of Grace: Silent Night – Page 239

Responsive Reading: Psalm 111 – Page 832-833 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: The Greatest Gift

Galatians 4:4-6

Closing Hymn: Emmanuel  – Page 204

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook , 

Danny Brooks, Renee Westbrooks, Elaine Garrison, Polly Dent

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
  • No Bible Study Wed. December 25 
  • Christmas Eve Service Tuesday 24 @ 6:00 PM
  • Those desiring may make memorial donations to the Lumiere Bleu Wilkes Trust Fund ℅ South State Bank

Birthdays Celebrations for December:

Roger Craven 12/3, Ella Craven 12/7, Don Tabor 12/12,                         Joe Caples 12/15, Patrick Kelly 12/17

Anniversaries for December: 

George and Linda Dean 12/5, Dennis and Barbara Wilkes 12/26

Sermon Notes: The Greatest Gift

What is the greatest Christmas Gift you have ever received?  Eternity will reveal that the greatest Gift is Gods Only Son Jesus Christ. 

My prayer is that you have received His Gift.

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

Bulletin December 15, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 15, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Joy to the World – Page 246                 

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: Hark the Herald Angels Sing- Page 240

Hymn of Grace: O Little Town of Bethlehem – Page 230

Responsive Reading: Psalm 32 – Page 766 – Clifford McKenzie 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 (recite)

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors

Sermon: Joy

Philippians 4:4

Closing Hymn: Go Tell it on the Mountain  – Page 251

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly,  Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter),  Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, George Holbrook , 

Danny Brooks, Renee Westbrooks

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. December 18 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. Dec. 18 @ 7:00 PM
  • Christmas Eve Service Tuesday 24 @ 6:00 PM
  • Those desiring may make memorial donations to the Lumiere Bleu Wilkes Trust Fund ℅ South State Bank

Birthdays Celebrations for December:

Roger Craven 12/3, Ella Craven 12/7, Don Tabor 12/12,                         Joe Caples 12/15, Patrick Kelly 12/17

Anniversaries for December: 

George and Linda Dean 12/5, Dennis and Barbara Wilkes 12/26

Sermon Notes: Joy

Living with a strong faith in God brings us true Joy..

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