Claybanks United Methodist Church
August 14, 2016 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Welcome and Announcements
In this place, among these people,
God is worshipped, God is praised.
We have seen the signs and wonders;
the lost are found here, the dead are raised.
We are living the Gospel story;
lives are changed and mountains moved.
Won’t you come and work among us?
You are welcomed, you are loved.
*Call to Worship
One: God of the ages, we sing your praises in the vineyards of
All: Tend the garden of our love.
One: Where we have become ragged and wild, prune us in the
way we should grow.
All: Nurture the soil of our hope.
One: Let your hand be upon us, leading us to Jesus, the perfecter
of our faith. Heal the roots of our faith. Bring us rain in
drought, shade in scorching heat, and protection in the
All: Protect the growth of our spirit.
*Hymn “God of Love and God of Power” Hymnal #578
Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns
Children’s Time “You Have Chosen” Pastor Gary
After prayers – Sing the Children Out “Jesus Loves Me”
Children 5 and under are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery at this time.
The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves
Prayer of Dedication
*Hymn “Abide with Me” Hymnal #700
SHARING THE WORD
Old Testament Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19 Page 470
*Gospel Reading Nehemiah 7:73b-8:3, 8-12 Page 379
Morning Message “Rejoicing in God” Pastor Gary
*Hymn “Rejoice, The Lord Is King” Hymnal #715