Bulletin September 23, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

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:

None:

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

Bulletin September 16, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

September 16, 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:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 100 – Pages 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: The Greatest Gift

1 Corinthians 13:1-3

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

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 19 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. September 19 @ 7:00 PM
  • Fellowship Lunch Sunday September 23
  • 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:

None:

Sermon Notes: The Greatest Gift

Spiritual Gifts are important.  They enable us to accomplish the work God calls us to do.  Our gifts may differ but there is one Gift that all must obtain.  That Gift is the gift of Divine Love.

  

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 September 9, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

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:

None:

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

Bulletin September 2, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

September 2, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

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:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: My Hope is Built – Page 368

Hymn of Grace: Standing on the Promises – Page 374

Responsive Reading: Psalm 138 – Pages 853  – 854 – 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 Pathway to Overcome Affliction

Psalm 119:161-168

Closing Hymn: God Be With You till We Meet Again – Page 673

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 5 @ 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:

None:

Sermon Notes: A Pathway to Overcome Affliction

The Psalmist was in the midst of much pain and suffering.  He shares with us what he learned to do while God was working our His Will in his life.

Flowers placed in the sanctuary today in Loving Memory of Willie Craven by Roger Craven 

  

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 August 26, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

August 26, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Blessed Assurance  – Page 369

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: I Love to Tell the Story – Page 156

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 19 – Pages 840 – 843 – 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.

                                    

Welcome to our Gideon Speaker today. 

Mike Beggs

Closing Hymn: Trust and Obey – Page 467

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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.  August 29 @ 6:00 PM
  • Charge Conference Thursday October 4 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for August:

Tommy Kelly 8/8, Katlynn Moore 8/10 (Geri and Tommy’s granddaughter), Corey Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean granddaughter)

Anniversary’s for August:

Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Notes: Mike Beggs will give us an update on what God is doing through the Gideon 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 August 19, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

August 19, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: This is the Day  – Page 657

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Stand Up Stand Up for Jesus – Page 514

Hymn of Grace: The Old rugged Cross – Page 504

Responsive Reading: Psalm 27- Page 758 – 759 – 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 Rich Man With An Empty Heart

Luke 19:1-10

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

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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.  August 22 @ 6:00 PM
  • Charge Conference Thursday October 4 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for August:

Tommy Kelly 8/8, Katlynn Moore 8/10 (Geri and Tommy’s granddaughter), Corey Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean granddaughter)

Anniversary’s for August:

Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Sermon Notes: A Rich Man With An Empty Heart

  

The account of  Zacchaeus meeting Christ is filled with lessons to learn.  We will lear some of them today.

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 August 12, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

August 12, 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:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

Hymn of Grace: Are Ye Able – Page 530

Responsive Reading: Psalm 103:1-18 – 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: Priorities

Matthew 6:33

Closing Hymn: Where He Leads Me – Page 338

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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.  August 15 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. August 15 @ 7:00 PM
  • Charge Conference Thursday October 4 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for August:

Tommy Kelly 8/8, Katlynn Moore 8/10 (Geri and Tommy’s granddaughter), Corey Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean granddaughter)

Anniversary’s for August:

Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Sermon Notes: Priorities

  

We often make a list of “things to do”, Do we include in the list the Priorities 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 August 5, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

August 5, 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:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: My Hope is Build  – Page 368

Hymn of Grace: Nothing But the Blood – Page 362

Responsive Reading: Isaiah 53 – 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 Purpose and Power of the Cross

1 Corinthians 1:18

Holy Communion 

Closing Hymn: To God Be the Glory – Page 98

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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)

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.  August 8 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. August 15 @ 7:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for August:

Tommy Kelly 8/8, Corey Tabor 8/13, Mary Alice Knight 8/15 (George and Linda Dean granddaughter)

Anniversary’s for August:

Joshua and Crystal Teague 8/24, Connie and Don Tabor 8/26

Sermon Notes: The Purpose and Power of the Cross

  

Jesus died upon the cross to pay the price for the believers sin.  As believers we remember His death for us in Holy Communion

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 June 29, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

July 29, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the 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:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: I surrender All  – Page 354

Hymn of Grace: When We All Get to Heaven- Page 701

Responsive Reading: Psalm 122 – Page 845

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: I Was Blind, Now I See

John 9:25

Closing Hymn: Rescue the Perishing – Page 591

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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)

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.  August 1 @ 6:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for July:

George Dean 7/4, Clifford McKenzie 7/7, Renee Westbrooks 7/11, 

Gary Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:

Roger and Faye Craven 7/19, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24

Sermon Notes: I Was Blind, Now I See

  

We all need to share with others the wonderful things Jesus has done for 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 July 22, 2018

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

July 22, 2018

The Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: This is the Day – Page 657

                                            

The Welcome and Invocation: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements:  Bruce Cram

Hymn of Grace: Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed  – Page 359

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 112 – Page 833

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 Best Response To Tribulation

2 Corinthians 1:3-7

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

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Rev. Dennis Wilkes

*Those who are able please stand

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)

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. July 25 @ 6:00 PM

Birthday’s Celebrations for July:

George Dean 7/4, Clifford McKenzie 7/7, Renee Westbrooks 7/11, 

Gary Westbrooks 7/11, Thurman Freels 7/15, Bruce Cram 7/23

Anniversary’s for July:

Roger and Faye Craven 7/19, Wilson and Sharon Yeast 7/24

Sermon Notes: The Best Response To Tribulation

  

We all have tribulation.  Paul learned how to deal with his suffering and teaches us how to turn tribulation into blessing.

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.or