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

Bulletin December 8, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 8, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

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: O Come All Ye Faithful – Page 234

Hymn of Grace: – We Three Kings – Page 254

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: What Made the Wise Men So Wise?

Matthew 2;1-12

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

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

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 11 @ 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 c/o 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: What Made the Wise Men So Wise?

The Wise Men were wise because they had divine knowledge. The Source of Divine knowledge is the Word of 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

Bulletin December 1, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

December 1, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Lighting of Advent Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Emmanuel – Page 204                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: I Know Whom I Have Believed – Page714

Hymn of Grace: – My Hope is Built – Page 368

Responsive Reading: Psalm 85 – Page 806 – 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: Waiting For the Blessed Hope

Titus 2:11-13

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

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 

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 4 @ 6:00 PM 
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. Dec. 18 @ 7:00 PM

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: Waiting For the Blessed Hope

Jesus Came to this world at the appointed time as promised in scripture.  He will come again as promised.  Be Ready!

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 24, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 24, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Alleluia – Page 162                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

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

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 100 – Page 821 – 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: Be Thankful

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace  – Page 378

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 

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
  • Offering – November 17 – $429.00
  • Attendance – November 17 – 15
  • No Bible Study Wed. November 27 
  • Samaritans Purse Shoebox collection date at our church will be Nov. 24th, and Clifford will take the boxes to the Presbyterian Church that day

Birthdays Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Christopher (Kip) Stovall (Patricia Ryal’s Son) 11/10

Anniversaries for November: 

Elizabeth and Austin Ivester 11/20

Sermon Notes: Be Thankful

We have so much to be thankful for and all our thanksgiving should be directed to 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

Bulletin November 17, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 17, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Full My Cup Lord – Page 641                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: There’s Within My Heart a Melody – Page 380

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm 27 – Page 758 – 759 – 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: Never Stop Praying

Colossians 4:2

Closing Hymn: Where He Leads Me  – Page 338

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

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

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 20 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting Wed. November 20 @ 7:00 PM 
  • Samaritans Purse Shoebox collection date at our church will be Nov. 24th, and Clifford will take the boxes to the Presbyterian Church that day

Birthdays Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Christopher (Kip) Stovall (Patricia Ryal’s Son) 11/10

Anniversaries for November: 

Elizabeth and Austin Ivester 11/20

Sermon Notes: Never Stop Praying

Prayer is Communion with God.  We must never allow the Enemy to discourage us from this holy exercise.

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 10, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 10, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Alleluia – Page 186                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: Because He Lives – Page 364

Hymn of Grace: When We All get to Heaven – Page 701

Responsive Reading: Psalm 23 – Page 754 – 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: Heaven

Revelations 21:1-3

Closing Hymn: Leaning on the Everlasting Arms  – Page 133

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

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

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 13 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting We. November 20 @ 7:00 PM 
  • Samaritans Purse Shoebox collection date at our church will be Nov. 24th, and Clifford will take the boxes to the Presbyterian Church that day

Birthdays Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Christopher (Kip) Stovall (Patricia Ryal’s Son) 11/10

Anniversaries for November: 

Elizabeth and Austin Ivester 11/20

Sermon Notes: Heaven

Heaven is a real place that God is preparing for all who have placed their faith in Jesus as their Savior.

HAPPY  VETERANS DAY

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 3, 2019

CONFIDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 3, 2019

The Prelude & Lighting of Candles

Call to Worship Hymn: Surly the presence of The Lord – Page 328                   

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881

Announcements 

Hymn of Grace: How Great Thou Art – Page 77

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

Responsive Reading: Psalm  148 – Page 861 – 862 – 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: Glorify God

Psalm 86:12

Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace  – Page 378

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Phyllis Freels, Bryce Wiley, Tommy Kelly, Crystal Teague, Chuck Wirth, Dylan Wilkes (Dennis and Barbara’s grandson), Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), Lynn Phinney (Clifford’s Daughter), Rebecca Thomas, Darlene McCollum, Elizabeth Ivester, Bobby Beatty, Charles McCollum, George Holbrook 

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 6 @ 6:00 PM
  • Church Council Meeting We. November 20 @ 7:00 PM 

Birthdays Celebrations for November:

Lucy Wolverton 11/2, Christopher (Kip) Stovall (Patricia Ryal’s Son) 11/10

Anniversaries for November: 

Elizabeth and Austin Ivester 11/20

Sermon Notes: Glorify God

As the Westminster Shorter Catechism teaches;”mans’ chief end is to Glorify God, and to enjoy Him forever.”

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