Monthly Archives: September 2021

September 26 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, September 26, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song

There’s a Spirit in the Air”………….. UMH 192

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: Rejoice, God is with us.
All: Praise be to God who leads us each and every day.
Leader: God leads us into worship to strengthen our spirits.
All: God leads us into service that will offer peace and hope to others.
Leader: Praise be to God!
All: Thanks be to God! AMEN.

*Gloria Patri…………………………UMH 70

*Opening Prayer
       
*Hymn
O Jesus, I Have Promised”…………………UMH 396

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.

Shalom Sunday Offering

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology………………………………………….….….UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”Give to the Winds Thy Fears”..………….UMH 129

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Readings:

Esther 7:1-6, 9-10 …..….Page 390
Esther 9:20-22.…………Page 391

Gospel Reading:
Mark 9:38-50 ………..….. Page 821

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend”

Prayer

*Hymn
”For the Healing of the Nations”………UMH 428

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Cheryl Gaultney
Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist,  – Doris Graham
Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

September 19 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, September 19, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart”………….. UMH 160

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: As the sun rises in the morning,
All: Let all creation worship God.
Leader: From the highest mountains to the deepest seas,
All: Let all creation proclaim the name of the Lord, for God alone is worthy to be praised.
Leader: God alone makes all things new.
All: Al praise, glory and honor to yours, forever.

*Gloria Patri……………………………UMH 70

*Opening Prayer:
A Statement of Faith of The United Church of Canada…UMH  883

*Hymn

Nearer, My God to Thee”…………………..UMH 528

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
”Trust and Obey”..…………………..UMH 467

Sharing of the Word

Epistle Reading:

Philippians 4:4-9……………….Page  955
Gospel Reading:

Matthew 6:9-14……..……Page 787

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”God Wants To Talk With Us”

Prayer

*Hymn
”The Voice of God Is Calling”………….UMH 436

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Doris Graham
Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist,  – Reba Peterson
Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

September 12 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, September 12, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
How Great Thou Art”…….……….. UMH 77

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: The heavens shout of God’s glory!
All: There is so much beauty in this earth and in the heavens!
Leader: Day by day we are reminded of God’s creative love.
All: Day by day we are blessed with large and small visions of God’s glory.
Leader: Come, let us praise the God of creation.
All: Let us sing and shout our praises of thanksgiving and joy to God. Amen.

*Gloria Patri…………………………UMH 70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Every Time I Feel the Spirit”………………..UMH 404

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
”Be Thou My Vision”..……………….UMH 451

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading:

Proverbs 1:20-33…….Page 509
Epistle Reading:

Romans 8:18-27………..……Page 919

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Even Our Shortest Prayers Are Heard by God”

Prayer

*Hymn
”The Is a Balm in Gilead”…………….UMH 375

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Carol Royalty

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist,  – Konnie Grant

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

September 5 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, September 5, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Labor Day Weekend
 *Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Open My Eyes, That I May See”………. UMH 454

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: We gather here to worship God, whose steadfast love endures forever.
All: We gather surrounded by God’s Holy Spirit, who encourages us to walk faithfully with Christ.
Leader: Praise be to God, whose goodness and mercy fill our days.
All: Praise be to God, whose ways lead to peace and justice.

*Gloria Patri…………………………UMH 70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Jesu, Jesu”…………………………..UMH 432

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
”Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life”..….UMH 427

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading:

Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23……..Page 527

Epistle Reading:
James 2:1-17………………..….Page 981

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”We Labor With Joy”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn
”Sent Forth by God’s Blessing”……………UMH 664

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated