Bulletin October 22, 2023


October 22, 2023

The Prelude & Lighting Candle

Call to Worship Hymn: Bless Be the Tie That Binds – Page 557

The Welcome and Invocation: Dennis Wilkes

Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostles’ Creed – Page 881


Hymn of Grace: Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross – Page 301

Hymn of Grace: Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Page 140

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

Celebrations, Joys and Concerns: Dennis Wilkes

Lord’s Prayer: Congregation

Gloria Patri – Page 70 


The offering plate is available at the entry of the church (The Narthex).

Sermon: Waiting for the Lord

Psalm 40:1-5

Closing: God Will Take Care of You – Page 130

Closing Prayer and Benediction: Dennis Wilkes

Prayer List:

Chuck Wirth, Rylan Gowder (Roger and Faye Craven grandson), 

Austin Ivester, Elizabeth Ivester,  Roger Ivester, Rita Dickmann, Linda Dean, Ricky Hewell, Logan,Tine Beatty, Nell Akin (Patricia’s Aunt), Crystal Teague, Kathy Cothran, the Family of Zack Cothran, 

Al Adams (Melody’s Brother), Lynn Phinney(Clifford’s daughter)

The Pastor and all members of Confidence UMC lift up all those in prayer during this time of worship.

Church Calendar and Updates:

  • Adult Sunday School @ 10:00 AM
  • Bible Study – Wednesday October 25 @ 11:00 AM
  • Sunday October 22 Pastor Appreciation Lunch after church
  • Samaritan’s Purse – Children Christmas Shoe Boxes – collection starts now until November 19th. Clifford will take boxes to Ebenezer Baptist Church on November 19th.
  • Remember Stephens County Food2Kids  

Birthday’s Celebrations for October: 

Geri Schauer 10/1

Anniversaries for October:

Joe and Sue Caples 10/17

Notes: Waiting for the Lord

We must TRUST God and patiently WAIT for needed changes in our negative circumstances. He WILL intervene.

Home Phone – 706-282-0499

Web site – avalonngumc.org