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


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

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


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


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

Office Telephone 231-923-0573
Office email

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

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