Bulletin January 13, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

January 13, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: He is Lord – Page 177                                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: Blessed Assurance – Page 369

Hymn of Grace:  Because He Lives – Page 369

Responsive Reading:  Psalm 102 – Pages 822 – 823 – 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: God is Unchanging

Malachi 3:6

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

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), 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. January 16 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. January 16 @ 7:00 PM 

Birthday’s Celebrations for January:

Linda Dean 1/2, Sue Caples 1/31

Anniversary’s forJanuary:

Sermon Notes:  God is Unchanging

It had been said that “the only thing constant is change.”  Change is ever present and not every change is positive.  It is comforting to know that God is Unchanging. 

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 30, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 30, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: There is something about that Name – Page 171                                    

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace:  Great is Thy Faithfulness – Page 140

Hymn of Grace:  Amazing Grace – Page 378

Responsive Reading:  Psalm 48 – Pages 782 -783 – 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: Prepare for A New Year

Joshua 1:1-9

Closing Hymn:  Alleluia – Page 186

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), 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
  • No Bible Study Wed. January 2 

Birthday’s Celebrations for December:

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

Anniversary’s for December:

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

Sermon Notes:  Prepare for A New Year

As we near the end of this year and soon will begin another year there are some lessons we can learn from our text today.  We must learn from the pass and enter a new year with faith that believes God has wonderful plans for each of us.

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 23, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 23, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Emmanuel – Page 204                                    

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gifts of Our Tithes and Offerings – Doxology

Greet One Another – We welcome all visitors.

The Christmas Story in Scripture and Carols

1.  The Birth of Jesus Foretold

      Luke 1:26-35

      Carol:  O Little Town of Bethlehem – Page 230

2.  The Birth of Jesus

      Luke 2:1-7

      Carol:  Silent Night – Page 239

3.  The Shepherds and the Angels

      Luke 2:8-14

      Carol:  Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Page 240

4.  The Shepherds Visiting Jesus

      Luke 2:15-20

      Carol:  Go Tell it on the Mountain – Page 251

5.  The Meaning of Christmas

      John 3:16-18

      Carol: Joy to the World – Page 246

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Prayer List:

Edward Ellard, Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Chuck and Ginny Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Aiden, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Kyron, Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), 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
  • Christmas Eve Service Monday December 24 @ 6:00 PM
  • No Bible Study Wed. December 26 

Birthday’s Celebrations for December:

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

Anniversary’s for December:

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

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 16, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 16, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Alleluia – Page 186                                     

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: Hark Herald Angels Sing – Page 240

Hymn of Grace: Trust and Obey – Page 467

Responsive Reading: Psalm 89:1-4, 19-37 – Page 807 – 808            

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: Christmas Words

Matthew 1:18-25, Luke 1:37-39

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

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. December 19 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church council  meeting Wed. December 19 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for December:

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

Anniversary’s for December:

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

Sermon Notes: Christmas Words

The words we use about Christmas are much different from the words found in the Bible.

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 2, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 2 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

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 

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

Hymn of Grace: Trust and Obey – Page 467

Responsive Reading: Psalm 23 – Page 754 – 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: The Fullness of Time

Galatians 4;4-7

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace  – Page 378

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. December 5 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church council  meeting Wed. December 19 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for December:

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

Anniversary’s for December:

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

Sermon Notes: The Fullness of time

Christ Jesus was born at the exact time God had planned.  Everything God does is always at the right time.

  

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 November 25, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 25, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: He Is Lord – Page 177                                     

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: To God Be The Glory – Page 98

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

Responsive Reading:Psalm 103 – Page 824 – 825  – 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: Attitudes of Gratitude

Psalm 103: 1-5

Closing Hymn: When We All Get to Heaven – Page 701

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, Kimberly Maynard, The Family of Carl Belcher.

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.  November 28 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church council  meeting canceled for November 

Birthday’s Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Kip Stovall 11/10 (Pat Ryals son), Crystal Teague 11/16

Anniversary’s for November:

Gary and Renee Westbrooks 11/13

Sermon Notes: Attitudes of Gratitude

Is  Thanksgiving a one day event or a lifestyle?  We Will consider today some attitudes of those who live a life expressing thankfulness to God for His blessings.

  

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 November 18

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 18, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the 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: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 100 – Page 821  – 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: Thanksgiving

Col 3:15

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, Kimberly Maynard, The Family of Carl Belcher.

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.  November 21 
  • Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child – Collecting boxes now thru  Nov. 19 – empty boxes in back of Church or can use any empty shoe box.
  • Church council  meeting canceled for November 

Birthday’s Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Kip Stovall 11/10 (Pat Ryals son), Crystal Teague 11/16

Anniversary’s for November:

Gary and Renee Westbrooks 11/13

Sermon Notes: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is an Annual American celebration.  We celebrate the multitude of blessings we enjoy as a Nation.

  

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 November 11, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 11, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Something Beautiful – Page 394                                       

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: The Old Rugged Cross – Page 504

Hymn of Grace:Trust and Obey – Page 467

Responsive Reading: Psalm 62:5-12 – Page 787  – 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 Soldiers Faith

Matthew 8:5-13

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace – Page 378

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, Kimberly Maynard, Carl Belcher and family.

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.  November 14 @ 6:00 PM
  • Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child – Collecting boxes now thru  Nov. 19 – empty boxes in back of Church or can use any empty shoe box.
  • Church council  meeting canceled for November 

Birthday’s Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Kip Stovall 11/10 (Pat Ryals son), Crystal Teague 11/16

Anniversary’s for November:

Gary and Renee Westbrooks 11/13

Sermon Notes: A Soldiers Faith

On Veterans Day we honor those who have served in our Military. We Join with our fellowAmericans in saying ”Thank You Veterans”.

  

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 November 4, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 4, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Emmanuel – Page 204                                       

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: What a Friend We Have in Jesus – Page 526

Hymn of Grace: Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Page 140

Responsive Reading:Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20 – Page 798  – 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: God Is For Us

Romans 8:31-32

Closing Hymn: Blest Be the Tie That Binds – Page 557

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, Kimberly Maynard

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.  November 7 @ 6:00 PM
  • Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child – Collecting boxes now thru  Nov. 19 – empty boxes in back of Church or can use any empty shoe box.
  • Church council  meeting Wed. November 21 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Kip Stovall 11/10 (Pat Ryals son), Crystal Teague 11/16

Anniversary’s for November:

Gary and Renee Westbrooks 11/13

Sermon Notes: God Is For Us

God promises the Believer that He will give us Power over all circumstances.  There is NOTHING greater or more powerful than God.

  

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