Third Sunday After the Epiphany
Welcome and Announcements
Special Presentation: Nigeria Well Mission Project
Praise Song “Come, Now is the Time to Worship” Overhead
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: Jesus says, “Now is the time!”
All: Startle us, God, from our busyness and routines. Show us how very close your Kingdom is.
One: Jesus says, “God’s Kingdom is at hand!”
All: Deliver us, God, from faith in our own strength. Free us from the traps of violence, dishonesty, and greed.
One: Jesus says, “Receive the good news from God!”
All: Embolden us, God, to trust you anew. For we are as fragile as breath, and draw our strength from your mercy and compassion.
Gloria Patri UMH #70
*Hymn “Change My Heart, O God” Overhead
Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns
Children’s Time – “The Story of Jonah”
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 “Grace Greater than Our Sin” UMH #365
SHARING THE WORD
Old Testament Psalm 62:5-12 Page 458
Second Reading Jonah 1:1-17, 2:10-3:3a Page 752
Message “SECOND CHANCES” Pastor Gary
*Hymn “In Christ Alone” Overhead
Sunday, January 21, 2018
9:45 am – Youth Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship
Monday, January 22, 2018 – Newsletter Deadline
Sunday, January 28, 2018
9:45 am – Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship
Office Telephone 231-923-0573
Office email ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Pianist Megan Schihl
Liturgist Charlie Pease
Nursery Liz Grossman
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News