September 17th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
September 17, 2017 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “God, How Can We Forgive” SUMH #2169

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: Sing praise to God who rescues us when we fall!
All: ​Sing praise to God who walks with us on our journeys!
One: Even though we fall, God lifts us and places us on paths of​peace.
All: ​Even though we stray, God finds us and brings us back to lives of hope.
One: Thanks be to God, whose love is continually with us.
All:​Praise be to God, whose mercy is over us all. Amen.
Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Help Us Accept Each Other” UMH #560

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time
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

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “Forgive Our Sins as We Forgive” UMH #390

​SHARING THE WORD
Old Testament ​Exodus 14:19-31 ​Page 53
*Gospel Reading ​​Matthew 18:21:35​Page 800

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“FORGIVENESS MAY BE HARD, BUT IT IS THE WILL OF GOD”

Prayer

*Hymn “Freely, Freely” UMH #389

Benediction

Church Life
Sunday, September 17, 2017
​​9:30am – Adult Sunday School
​​9:45am – Youth Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

Monday, September 18, 2017
​​5:30pm – Movie/Potluck​​

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
​​2:00pm – Card Making Party

Thursday, September 21, 2017
​​1:00pm – UMW Meeting

Sunday, September 24, 2017 – Shalom
​​9:30am – Adult Sunday School
​​9:45am – Youth Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office Telephone 231-923-0573
Office email ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist​​​​ Megan Schihl
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Konnie Grant
Nursery Edith Bogart
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

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