May 16 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, May 16, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
 Ascension Sunday
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song……”He Has Made Me Glad” (2 Times)……TFWS 2270  

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: Welcome! We are gathered here to celebrate the great promise!
All: Our hearts are ready to receive this good news.
Leader: Jesus asked all of his friends to live lives reflecting the love of God.
All: We are numbered among these friends!
Leader: Open your hearts today. Hear God’s special word just for you!
All: Lord, help us to be ready to receive your word and to live in your love. Amen.

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

Opening Prayer

*Hymn…………………”My Hope Is Built”…………………….UMH 368

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

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

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves.

*Doxology………………………………………….….….UMH 95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn…….”Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies”..…….UMH 173

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
…..Psalm 47…….Page 450
Epistle Reading
……Ephesians 1:15-23…..Page 949
*Gospel Reading……. Luke 24:44-53…….Page 861

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson

We Are To Return To Jerusalem With Great Joy!”

*Hymn.………………………..”He Lives”………………………..UMH 310

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Calendar and Announcements

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
Thursday, May 20
1:00 p.m. – UMW Meeting
Sunday, May 23
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship
Sunday, May 30
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship
Shalom Sunday
Monday, May 31
Memorial Day

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,  – Konnie Grant

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

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