August 25th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
August 25, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Surely the Presence of the Lord” UMH#328


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: ​With great rejoicing we come to the house of the Lord today!
All: ​​God is our refuge and our stronghold.
Leader: ​The power and love of God flows through this gathering.
All: ​We place our whole trust in God’s mighty compassion for us.
Leader:​Come, let us worship the Lord!
All:​Let us celebrate the presence of God here in this place and in all our lives. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “When Morning Gilds the Skies” UMH#185

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time–Shalom Sunday
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 “Pass It On” UMH# 572

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament: Read Responsively Psalm 71:1-6
UMH#794 Gospel Reading: Luke 13:10-17​ ​

Message: How Do You See Sabbath? Pastor Gary ​​​


*Hymn “Leaning On the Everlasting Arms” UMH#133


Calendar and Announcements

Sunday August 25, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom Sunday
Sunday September 1, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Communion Sunday
Sunday September 8, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship:

Pastor Gary Peterson Email:
Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email:

Pianist​​​​: Alissa Ross
Liturgist: Mechelle Schneider
Nursery: Doris Graham
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good New

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