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
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
*Hymn “I Will Follow Him” Overhead
Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns
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”
*Hymn “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus” SUMH #2129
Office Telephone 231-923-0573
Office email ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Pianist Megan Schihl
Liturgist Konnie Grant
Nursery Doris Graham
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News