April 25th Service

Sunday, April 25, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Fourth Sunday of Easter
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song…..”We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations”..….UMH  569

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, 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: Love one another, even when love involves risk.
All: We love as God loves us.
Leader: Love and care for others, even when caring is hard.
All: We love and care as God loves and cares for us.
Leader: Love in truth and action.
All: By this we are known as children of God

*Gloria Patri…………………………………………………UMH 70

Opening Prayer
*Hymn
……….”Surely the Presence of the Lord”……………UMH 328

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time
After prayers, sing the children out – “Jesus Loves Me” At this time, children under five are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery.

Shalom Sunday Offering
The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology………………………………………….…….UMH 95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn….….…….”This Little Light of Mine”………..…UMH 585

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
…..Psalm 111……….Page 490
*Gospel Reading
……..Matthew 28:19-20 ……Page 812

Message by Denise Schuitema
Peru Medical Mission 2021

Prayer

*Hymn.………” Let There Be Peace on Earth”………….UMH 431

Presentation of support for Denise

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Calendar and Announcement
Tuesday, April 27
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Church Clean-up
Sunday, May 2
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday School Resumes
10:30 a.m. – Worship
Sunday, May 9
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship
Sunday, May 16
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship
Tuesday, May 18
4:30 p.m. – Design Team Meeting
6:00 p.m. – Nominations
6:30 p.m. – Trustee’s Meeting
7:00 p.m. – Admin. Council Meeting

Claybanks United Methodist Church is located at 9197 56th Ave., Montague, MI 49437.  Our mailing address is P.O Box 104, Montague, MI 49437.

Pastor Gary Peterson can be reached at either 231-869-3373 (Home) or 616-644-5520 (cell). His email address is glpeterson@frontier.com 

Our office telephone is 231-923-0573 and our Office email is

ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com 

Look us up on the web at Claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist,  – Edie Bogart

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

   

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