October 23rd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, October 23, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Laity Sunday
                    
Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Open My Eyes, That I May See”………….UMH 454

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 has called us to gather, old and young alike.
All: We are here to answer God’s call.
Leader: Let us rejoice in the many gifts God has provided.
All: We are here to praise God’s goodness.
Leader: Let us worship and praise God with all our might.

*Gloria Patri………………………………….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn

He Touched Me”……………………..…..UMH 367

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.

Special MusicJanice Anderson and Richard Lindell

The Offering of our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology…………………….…………UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”This Little Light of Mine”……………..UMH 585

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 18:2-6……..……Page 431                                           

*Gospel Reading
Matthew 11:28-30……………….Page 792

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Process of Coming to Believe”

Prayer

*Hymn
”Hymn of Promise”……..…………UMH 707

*Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Worship Leaders
– Kathy Ohman, Jim Tanis, Kelly White,
and David Naghtin

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

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