August 7th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, August 7, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Ninth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
How Firm a Foundation”…………….UMH 529

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 here, 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: God called Abraham and Sarah and promised to bless them.
All: Through faith they obeyed and received God’s inheritance.
Leader: God called Isaac and Jacob, as heirs of that promise.
All: They too followed in faith, seeking God’s realm.
Leader: God calls us to join them, as heirs with the faithful.
All: We come here in faith, assured by the knowledge that was fulfilled in the lives of your servants.

*Gloria Patri…………………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
I Sing a Song of the Saints of God”…………….UMH 712

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
”Take Time to Be Holy”………………….UMH 395

Sharing of the Word

Epistle Reading
Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16……..…..Page 977

*Gospel Reading
Luke 12:32-40………………Page 847

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”I Need Assurance”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

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

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Doris Graham

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

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