Monthly Archives: September 2018

Please Join Us
For A Luncheon Fundraiser
To  Benefit Deb Aebig
September 23

Claybanks Church is having a luncheon fundraiser  for one of our own, Deb Aebig, who will be going to Chicago to undergo a stem cell transplant.  We, as a church, want to help defray Deb’s medical costs and also send her off with lots of love and prayers.

All are invited!  Mark your calendar for Sunday, September 23rd
at 11:45 a.m.
Help us spread the love!
(and keep Deb in your prayers)

September 16th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
September 16, 2018 10:30 am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” UMH #89

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: Just as the heavens burst forth in praise to God….
All: We celebrate God’s abundant and powerful love.
One: Day by day, and night by night….
All: God watches over us, loving and healing us.
One: Come, celebrate with joy the love of God.
All: Open our hearts and spirits, Lord, and teach us your ways. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn “I Will Follow Him” Overhead

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 “The Old Rugged Cross” UMH #504

SHARING THE WORD
Old Testament Reading Psalm 19 Page 433
*Gospel Reading Mark 8:27-38 Page 820

Message Pastor Gary
“Jesus Commands That We Take the Cross and Follow Him”

Prayer

*Hymn “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus” SUMH #2129

Benediction

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 Doris Graham
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

September 2nd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
September 2, 2018 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Time Now to Gather” SUMH # 2265

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: Receive life as a gift from God.
All: We will give generously to others from the gift of our lives.
One: Hear the words of your faith and rise to act.
All: We will be doers of the Word, acting out our faith and love.
One: Arise and come away.
All: We rise to serve with hearts overflowing with love.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn “America the Beautiful” UMH # 696
Honoring Labor Day

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 “Change My Heart, O God” UMH # 2152

SHARING THE WORD
First Reading James 1:17-27 Page 980
*Gospel Reading Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Page 818

Message “We Can Be The Solution” Pastor Gary

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” UMH # 384

Benediction

Reminder: The Worship Design, Trustees, and Ad Council meetings will now be held on the 3rd Tuesday of the odd months. (September 18th.)

Church Calendar
Sunday, September 2, 2018 – Communion
10:30 am – Worship
Sunday, September 9, 2018
9:30 am – Adult Sunday School
9:45 am – Youth Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship

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

Pianist Megan Schihl
Liturgist Doris Graham
Nursery Kathy Ohman
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News