October 2nd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, October 2, 2022

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
World Communion Sunday
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Jesu, Jesu”…………………………UMH 432

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: We must realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism.
All: God accepts from every nation the ones who do what is right.
Leader: Sing to the Lord all the nations,
All: Proclaim God’s salvation day after day.
Leader: Declare God’s glory among the nations,
All: The Lord’s marvelous deeds among all peoples.
Leader: Let all the earth praise the Lord.
All: Let all the people of the world worship the Lord.
Leader: Sing to the Lord a new song.
All: Sing to the Lord, all the earth.

*Gloria Patri………………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

Recognizing World Communion Sunday

*Hymn
Spirit Song”…………………………..UMH 347

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
”Break Thou the Bread of Life”……………UMH 599

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 137…..……….Page 502

*Gospel Reading
Luke 17:5-10………..……Page 852

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”The State of our Faith Collectively”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn
”Forward Through the Ages”……………UMH 555

*Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Edie Bogart

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

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