January 9th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, January 9, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Baptism of The Lord
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Spirit Song”…..……….……….UMH  347

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: Sing praises to the Lord. Sing of God’s glory and strength.
All: God calls us over the waters and strengthens us for the journey.
Leader: Sing praises to Christ. Sing of Christ’s healing and love.
All: The waters of our baptism cleanse us, renewing our spirits and nursing our wounds.
Leader: Sing praises to the Spirit. Sing of the Spirit comfort and hope.
All: The flames of the Spirit are like a refiner’s fire, purifying the soul to the glory of God.

*Gloria Patri……………………..UMH  70

* Opening Prayer

*Hymn
We Three Kings”………………………..UMH 254

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.”  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
”This Is the Spirit’s Entry Now”…………..UMH 608

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 29……..…..….Page 438

Gospel Reading
Luke 3:15-22…………….…Page 834

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
“We Please God When We Baptize”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn
”Wonderful Words of Life”……….…UMH  600

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Doris Graham

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Art Grumm

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good New

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