December 8th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
December 8, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Second Sunday of Advent

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Spirit Song” v.1 UMH#347


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

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*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Come, Thou Almighty King” v. 1-4 UMH #61

The Lighting of the Advent Candle

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 “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” v. 1, 2,4 UMH#211

Sharing of the Word

First Reading: ​​​Isaiah 11:1-10​​ page 558
*Gospel Reading: ​​​Matthew 3:1-12​ page 784

Message: Bearing Good Fruit Pastor Gary


*Hymn “I Come with Joy” v. 1,5 UMH#617


Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, December 8, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: 2nd Sunday in Advent
2:30 p.m. Caroling at the SKLD nursing home

Sunday, December 15, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: 3rd Sunday in Advent

Thursday, December 19, 2019
7:00 p.m. – Worship: Blue Christmas

Tuesday, Decemeber 24, 2019
6:00 p.m. Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email:

Pianist​​: Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Mechelle Schneider
Nursery: June Freeman
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

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