April 3rd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, April 3, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Fifth Sunday in Lent
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
For the Beauty of the Earth”…………. UMH  92

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: Spring is about to break forth!
All: In all the land, new life is happening!
Leader: Feel the wonder and power of God’s creative energy.
All: Feel the awe and joy of God’s love for us.
Leader: Let us worship God with a full sense of joy and expectation.
All: Let us open our hearts, our spirits, our souls, to God’s lavish love.
AMEN.

*Gloria Patri…………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Great Is Thy Faithfulness”…….……….UMH 140

Prayers of the People
– Joys and Concerns
(The Lord’s Prayer to be prayed during Communion Liturgy)

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

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology……………………………..…UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn…………”Breathe on Me, Breath of God”………….UMH 420

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Isaiah 43:16-21…………..Page 586
*Gospel Reading

John 12:1-8 …………………Page 874

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Filled with the Fragrance”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn
”Jesus Calls Us”.………….………UMH  398

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – David Grossman

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Lisa Butler

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

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