Claybanks United Methodist Church
December 29, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Epiphany of the Lord Sunday
Welcome and Announcements
*Praise Song “Good Christians Friends, Rejoice” v.1 UMH#224
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: When an angel of the Lord appeared to Mary, Mary said yes, even in the midst of unknown.
All: When an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph, Joseph said yes, even in the midst of uncertainty.
Leader: When we consider the origins of our Christian faith in the midst of mystery and glory, we say yes to God.
All: When we celebrate the birth of Christ, we proclaim God is with us, Emmanuel.
Leader: Come! Let us worship.
*Gloria Patri UMH #70
*Hymn “What Child Is This” v.3 UMH#219
Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns
After prayers, sing the Children out – “Jesus Loves Me.” Children 5 and under are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery at this time. Shalom Sunday
The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves
*Doxology UMH #95
Prayer of Dedication
*Hymn Carol Sing Congregation’s Choice
Sharing of the Word
Old Testament Reading: Psalm 148 page 508
*Gospel Reading: Matthew 1:18-25 page 783
Message: Protecting Your Family Pastor Gary
*Hymn “Joy to the World ” v. 1,2,4 UMH#246
Calendar and Announcements
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Sunday School will resume in January
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom Sunday
Sunday, January 5, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Communion Sunday
Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email: ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Pianist: Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Darwin Parsons
Nursery: Doris Graham
Ministers: All People As We Live the Good News