Monthly Archives: March 2017

March 26th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
March 26, 2017 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “My Life is in You, Lord” SUMH 2032

Prelude

*Processional
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: The Holy One shows us the way, even when we do not
​know where to go.
All: ​We are called to live as children of light, abiding in all
​that is good and right and true.
One: The Holy One leads us in pleasant places, filling our
​hearts with the water of life.
All: ​We are called to follow Jesus, bringing Christ’s light
​into the shadows.
One: The Holy One shows us the path of peace, comforting us in
​times of trouble.
All: ​We are called to become the body of Christ, pouring out our lives for the healing of the world

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Great is Thy Faithfulness” UMH #140

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – Shalom Sunday
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 ​​“My Hope is Built” UMH #368

SHARING THE WORD

Scripture Lesson Jeremiah 29:11-12 ​- Page 639
​Lamentations 3:24 ​- Page 669
*Gospel Reading Romans 5:1-5 ​- Page 917

Morning Message Edith Bogart

Prayer

*Hymn “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace” UMH#2171

Benediction

We want to thank Edith Bogart for filling in for Pastor Gary today. As usual you’ve gone above and beyond in fulfilling your laity duties. Thank you for all you do for our CUMC family.

Church Life
Sunday, March 26, 2017 – Shalom
​​9:15am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

Monday, March 27, 2017
​​5:30pm – Movie/Potluck

Sunday, April 2, 2016 – Communion
​​9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

Pianist​​​ Shar Boerema
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Mechelle Schneider
Nursery​ Karen Anderson
Ministers All People As We Live The Good News

March 19th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
March 19, 2017 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Third Sunday in Lent

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Change My Heart, O God” SUMH #2152

Prelude

*Processional
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: O come, let us sing to our God and make a joyful noise to
​the rock of our salvation.​
All: ​We lift our hearts and voices in joy and thanksgiving for​being here together in the presence of our beloved God.
One: Come, let us worship this amazing God, for we belong to
​God.
All: ​We will listen for God’s word and live in the hope it
​inspires.

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Wonderful Words of Life” UMH #600

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time Teen Challenge
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

SHARING THE WORD

Scripture Lesson Teen Challenge

Morning Message Pastor Dan Prus

Prayer Teen Challenge

Special Offering for Teen Challenge
(Checks may be made out to “West Michigan Teen Challenge”)

Benediction Pastor Dan Prus

We want to thank the members of Teen Challenge for taking the time to share with us today. Your ministry is such a blessing to God’s people. Please join us in fellowship and a luncheon after the service. We wish you well and pray for God to bless you richly in your future endeavors.
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Church Life
Sunday, March 19, 2017 – Teen Challenge
​​9:15am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship
​​11:30am – Potluck

Monday, March 20, 2017
​​5:30pm – Movie/Potluck

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
​2:00pm – Card Making Party

Sunday, March 26, 2016 – Shalom – Edith Bogart Leading Service
​​9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

Pianist​​​ Alisa Ross
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Art Grumm
Nursery​ Doris Graham
Ministers All People As We Live The Good News

March 5th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
March 5, 2017 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

First Sunday in Lent

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” UMH 140

Prelude

*Processional
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: In the wilderness of life, we are not alone.
All: God is with us, even in the midst of our loneliness.
One:On the treacherous paths, God’s guidance is ours.
All: We will walk in God’s ways of wisdom and truth.
One: Come to hear. Come to learn. Come to the welcoming place
of God.
All: Here we find grace. Here we find love. Here we will
worship and pray.

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn “When I Survey The Wondrous Cross” UMH 298

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Gloria Patri UMH #70

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

*Hymn “It Is Well With My Soul” UMH #377

SHARING THE WORD

Old Testament  Psalm 32 – Page 440
*Gospel Reading Matthew 4:1-11 – Page 785

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“JESUS SHOW US HOW TO BE STRONG”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn “Because He Lives” UMH #364

Imposition of Ashes

Benediction

Church Life

Sunday, March 5, 2017 – Communion
9:15am – Sunday School
10:30am – Worship

Monday, March 6, 2017
6:00pm – SPRC Meeting
6:30pm – Trustees Meeting
7:00pm – Ad Council Meeting

Thursday, March 9, 2017
4:00pm – Lenten Book Series

Sunday, March 12, 2016
9:45am – Sunday School
10:30am – Worship

Pianist
Liturgist Edie Bogart
Nursery Kathy Ohman
Ministers All People As We Live The Good News