February 24th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
February 24, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Sanctuary” 2 X TFWS#2164

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

Leader: Lift praises to the name of our God; bless God’s name forever!
All: How great is our God!
Leader: From generation to generation we will sing your praises and speak of your goodness!
All: Great is our God and worthy of praise!
Leader: God, you are just and kind in all your doings.
All: Great is our God and worthy of praise!
Leader: God, you watch over us in love and hear the desperate cries of those who call to you!
All: How great is our God! How great is our God! Bless God’s name forever!

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “To God Be the Glory” UMH#98

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time– “Give the Gift of Yourself” Psalm 139:14
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. Shalom Sunday

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “Freely, Freely” UMH #389

SHARING THE WORD

Old Testament Psalm 139:13-14 p. 503
*Gospel Reading Luke 14:12-14 p. 849
New Testament Colossians 3:23-25 p. 958

Message “Live a Life of Service” Jim Tanis

Prayer

*Hymn “We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations” UMH 569 (V. 1,2,4)”

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, February 24, 2019
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship Jim Tanis Shalom Sunday

Sunday, March 3, 2019
9:30 am – Adult Sunday 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship Edith Bogart no communion

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

Pianist Shar Boerema
Liturgist Mechelle Schneider
Nursery Doris Graham
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

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