Daily Archives: September 2, 2022

September 4th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, September 4, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

 Labor Day Weekend

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
This Is My Song”……..…………..UMH 437

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: Look around. What wonders we behold!
All: We see others, gathered here to worship, and praise God.
Leader: Each person here is a unique, beloved creation of God.
All: Each person here is given special gifts and talents by God.
Leader: Come, let us worship God who has blessed us so mightily.
All: Let us praise God with our whole hearts, souls, minds, and spirits. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri…………………………………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

Recognizing Labor Day

*Hymn
American the Beautiful”…………………..UMH 696

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 My Life, and Let It Be”……………..UMH 399

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Jeremiah 18:1-11………Page 629
Epistle Reading
Philemon 1:1-21……………Page 970

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”We Can Rework Clay(banks)”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn
”Have Thine Own Way, Lord”…..………UMH 382

*Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Edie Bogart

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News