Claybanks United Methodist Church
March 10, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
First Sunday in Lent
Welcome and Announcements
*Praise Song “Sanctuary” 2X TFWS#2164
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: In the days of Noah, God placed a rainbow in the sky as a sign of the covenant of God’s love for all the earth.
All: In the colors of the rainbow, we see the sign of God’s grace for all creation.
Leader: In the days of Moses, the words of God were written on tablets of stone, as a sign of a covenant between God and all of God’s people.
All: In the tablets of stone we see the sign of God’s hope for each to live in peace with God and neighbor.
Leader: In the days of the prophet, God promised a new covenant in our hearts.
All: As members of the living Body of Christ, we see the sign of God’s promise among us.
*Gloria Patri UMH #70
*Hymn “Because He Lives” UMH#364
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 “Shall We Gather at the River” UMH#723
SHARING THE WORD
Old Testament Exodus 12:1-13 p. 51
*Gospel Reading John 8:36 p. 871
Message “Jesus’s Story Began Long Before His Birth”
Words of Assurance
The Great Thanksgiving
Imposition of Ashes
*Hymn “Let the Lower Lights Be Burning” insert
Calendar and Announcements
Sunday, March 10, 2019
9:30 am – Adult Sunday 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship Communion
Sunday, March 17, 2019
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship
Pancake breakfast served after to lunch to benefit Youth Camp
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
6:30 p.m.Trustee’s Meeting
7:00 p.m. Ad Council Meeting
Office Telephone 231-923-057
Office email ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Pianist Alissa Ross
Liturgist Art Grumm
Nursery Carol Adams
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News