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

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