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November 8th Service

November 8, 2020  10:30 a.m.

Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song: “Rejoice the Lord is King” #715

Prelude

Processional (Altar candles to be lighted)

*Call to Worship
Leader: Today God’s Word will be spoken to your hearts.
All: Open our ears and hearts to receive God’s Word.
Leader: Today God’s love will be poured into your life.
All: Prepare us, Lord, to receive your love.
Leader: Hallelujah!
All: Hallelujah!

*Gloria Patri

Opening Prayer

Hymn: “Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God” #405

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn: “Steal Away to Jesus” #704

Sharing the Word –
Old Testament Reading: Psalm 78: 1-7 (pg. 468)
*Gospel Reading: Matthew 25: 1-13 (page 806)

Message: Being Prepared for Jesus’ Coming -Pastor Gary

Hymn: “Blessed Assurance” #369

Benediction

Postlude

After using Hymnals and Bibles, please leave them on the pew/seat for cleaning! Thank you!

Calendar and Announcements

Sundays in November……..Food Bank Mission
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 4:30pm……Worship Design
6:30pm…………….Trustees
7:00pm…………Ad Council
November 29………First Sunday of Advent and
Lighting of the 1st Advent Candle

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email: ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website: http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist: Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Edie Bogart
Ministers: All People As We Live the Good News

October 25th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
October 25, 2020  10:30 a.m.
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
Reformation Sunday

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song: “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” – #110

Prelude

*Call to Worship
Leader: We do not gather in vain, for God is working
in our hearts.

All: The love of Jesus Christ calls us together.
Leader: Our worship strengthens and empowers us to
share the gospel.

All: The love of Jesus Christ shines in our lives.
Leader: Proclaim the good news with boldness!
All: The love of Jesus Christ is at work in the
world. AMEN

*Gloria Patri

Opening Prayer

Recognizing The Reformation

Hymn: “The Gift of Love” – #408

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s’ Time

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn: “Jesu, Jesu” – #432

Sharing the Word –
Old Testament Reading: Exodus 20:1-17
*Gospel Reading: Matthew 22:34-46

Message Ten Down to Two Pastor Gary

Prayer

Hymn: “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” – #557

Benediction

Postlude

Calendar and Announcements 
Today, October 25, 10:30am……… Shalom Sunday
Wednesday, Oct. 28 th …………….RADA orders due
Sunday, November 1, 10:30am……..All Saint’s Day
Sunday, November 1, 10:30am……Communion
FOOD BANK SUNDAY is November 22 nd !!

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email: ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website: http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist: Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Dar Parsons
Ministers: All People As We Live the Good News

October 18 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
October 18, 2020  10:30 a.m.

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements – Kathy Ohman

Praise Song: “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise” – #103

Prelude

Processional

*Call to Worship – Konnie Grant
Leader: Sisters and brothers, we are loved by God.
All: The ruler of heaven and earth knows us by name.
Leader: God hears and answers our cries for help.
All: God shows compassion and kindness to us.
Leader: May our lives praise and magnify our great and awesome God.
All: We have come to worship the one whose images is imprinted within us.

*Gloria Patri

Opening Prayer – Art Grumm

Hymn: “Abide With Me” #700

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns – Edie Bogart

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves – Art Grumm

Prayer of Dedication – Art Grumm

Hymn: “Take Time to Be Holy” #395

Sharing the Word – Konnie Grant
Old Testament Reading: Exodus 33:12-23
*Gospel Reading: Matthew 22:37-40 / Mark 12:29-31

Message Lonely or Alone – Edie Bogart

Witnessing

Prayer – Edie Bogart

Hymn: “God Be With You Till We Meet Again” #672

Benediction

Postlude

Calendar and Announcements 
Today, October 18, 10:30am……………Laity Sunday
Sunday, October 18, 9:30am………..Adult SS began
Tuesday, October 20, 5:00pm – Worship Design Cmt.
Sunday, October 25, 10:30am……… Shalom Sunday
Wednesday, Oct. 28th…………….RADA orders due
Sunday, November 1, 10:30am……..All Saint’s Day

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email: ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website: http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist: Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Laity
Ministers: All People As We Live the Good News

October 4 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
October 4, 2020  10:30 a.m.
World Communion Sunday

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song: “How Great Thou Art”

Prelude

Call to Worship ( = stand as you are able)
Leader: The heavens are telling the glory of God.
All: The skies proclaim the work of God’s hands.
Leader: Day and night return endlessly, showing God’s steadfast love.
All: The sun shines upon the earth, reflecting God’s light.
Leader: The law of God is perfect, reviving the soul.
All: The decrees of God bring wisdom, making wise the pure of heart.
Leader: The heavens are telling the glory of God.
All: The skies proclaim the work of God’s hands.
Leader: Come! Let us worship the living God.

*Gloria Patri

Opening Prayer

Hymn: “This Is My Song”

World Communion Sunday

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn: “There Is a Balm in Gilead”

Sharing the Word
Old Testament Reading: Psalm 19
*Gospel Reading: Matthew 21:33-46

Message: Do We Hold Our Preachers to a High Level? Pastor Gary

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

Hymn: “I Come with Joy”

Benediction

Postlude

Calendar and Announcements
Today, October 4, ……………..World Communion Sunday
Thursday, October 15, 1:00pm………………..UMW Meets
Sunday, October 18, 10:30am…………………Laity Sunday
Sunday, October 18, 9:30am….Adult Sunday School begins
Tuesday, October 20, 7pm……………………Ad Council??

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email: ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website: http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist: Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Reba Peterson
Ministers: All People As We Live the Good News

September 27 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
September 27, 2020 10:30 a.m.

*Indicates to stand as you are able

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song: “Come, Thy Fount of Every Blessing” ​​
Piano only

Prelude

*Call to Worship
Leader: All heaven and earth proclaim the majesty of God’s creative power.
All: Praise God for the amazing and awesome beauty.
Leader: God has given us codes by which to live ​together in harmony and peace.
All:In these commandments, God has summed up the ways we must respect one another.
Leader: Rejoice in the goodness of God.
All: Praise God for God’s complete and ​steadfast love for us.
AMEN

*Gloria Patri

Opening Prayer

Hymn: “Trust and Obey”
Piano only
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Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn: “Dear Jesus, In Whose Life I See”
​​​​​​​Piano only

Sharing the Word
​Old Testament Reading: Exodus 17:1-7
​*Gospel Reading: Matthew 21:23-32

Message: Shallow Beliefs Pastor Gary

Prayer

Hymn: “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” Piano only

Benediction

Postlude

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, September 27, 10:30am……………Indoor Worship
Sunday, September 27, 10:30am……………Shalom Sunday
Sunday, October 4, ……………World Communion Sunday
Thursday, October 15, 1:00pm………………..UMW Meets
Sunday, October 18, 10:30am…………………Laity Sunday
Sunday, October 18, 9:30am….Adult Sunday School begins

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email: ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website: http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist: Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Edie Bogart
Ministers: All People As We Live the Good News

September 20 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
September 20, 2020 10:30 a.m.

*Indicates to stand as you are able

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song: “I Sing the Almighty Power of God” ​​​​​
Insert

Prelude

*Call to Worship
Leader: Stand firm, children of God.
All: We come to serve the Lord.
Leader: Stand firm, children of God.
All: We come to stand in unity and love.
Leader: Stand firm, children of God.
All: We come to live faithfully and fully in ​ Christ.

*Gloria Patri

Opening Prayer

Hymn: “God Will Take Care of You”
Insert
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Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn: “O Jesus, I Have Promised”
Insert
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Sharing the Word
​Old Testament Reading: Psalm 19
​*Gospel Reading: Matthew 20:1-16

Message: So Tell Me the Spiritual Outcome
​​​​Pastor Gary

Prayer

Hymn: “Lord Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing”
​​​​Insert

Benediction

Postlude

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, September 20, 10:30am………………… Worship
Tuesday, September 22………………..First day of autumn!
Thursday, September 24……………….Newsletter deadline
Sunday, September 27, 10:30am……………Shalom Sunday
Sunday, October 4, ……………World Communion Sunday

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email: ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website: http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist: Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Edie Bogart
Ministers: All People As We Live the Good News

September 13 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
September 13, 2020 10:30 a.m.
Outdoor Worship (weather permitting)

*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song: “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”
(See insert and please stay seated)

Prelude

*Call to Worship
​Leader: O Lord, majestic in holiness, who is ​like you?
All: In greatness of your majesty you ​overthrow your adversaries.
Leader: O Lord, awesome in splendor, who is ​like you?
All: Your right hand, O Lord, glorious in ​power, shattered the enemy.
Leader: Oh Lord, worker of wonders, who is ​like you?
All: Sing to the Lord, my strength and my ​might, you are my salvation.

*Gloria Patri
Opening Prayer

Hymn: “There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy”
​(See insert and please stay seated)

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn: “Freely, Freely”
(see insert and please stay seated)

Sharing the Word
Old Testament Reading: Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21
*Gospel Reading: Matthew 18:21-35

Message: Who Is Living in Chains? Pastor Gary

Prayer

Hymn: “Oh, How I Love Jesus”
​(see insert and please stay seated)

Benediction

Postlude

Calendar and Announcements
Tuesday, Sept.15, 5:00pm…………….Worship Design
Thursday, September 17, 1:00pm………………UMW
Sunday, Sept. 20, 10:30am…………….Indoor worship unless it’s nice weather! Stay tuned!
Sunday, Sept. 20, 4:00pm at the Shelby Rail Trail Park,
Shelby UMC Mortgage Burning ceremony. Megan Schihl will provide music!
Thursday, September 24…………..Newsletter deadline

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email: ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website: http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist: Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Edie Bogart
Ministers: All People As We Live the Good News