September 11 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
September 11, 2016 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Seventeenth 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: Doubters and sages…come to the throne of grace.
All: All are welcome here.
One: Those who are lost and hoping to be found… come find a
home at the seat of glory.
All: All are welcome here.
One: Sinners and saints… come to the place of new beginnings.
All: All are welcome here.

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Rock of Ages” Hymnal #361 Vs. 1 & 3

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Installation Of Educational Leaders

Congregation Response:
We pledge ourselves to pray for you and the educational ministry of this congregation. We pledge ourselves to enable, and love you in this ministry. We pledge ourselves to be learners with you, diligently studying with you the Scriptures and traditions of the faith.

Hymn “I Love To Tell The Story” Hymnal #156 VS.1, 2, & 4

Children’s Time 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


Old Testament: Psalm 14:1-7 Page 430
New Testament: 1 John 4:7-21 Page 991

Morning Message “LOVING OTHERS” Pastor Gary


*Hymn Hymnal #89 VS. 1 & 3
“Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”



Prayer Concerns
New: Deanna
Kalee (Leona’s Niece)
Patsy’s New Granddaughter

Continuing: Carol
George & Kathy
Calvin (Curt and Carol’s new grandson)


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