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

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