Category Archives: Weekly Service

December 1st Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
December 1, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
First Sunday of Advent

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Morning Has Broken” v.1,3 UMH#145

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: ​I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go the house of the Lord.”
All: ​​For in God’s house we shall find hope and healing.
Leader: ​In God’s house we shall find forgiveness and friendship.
All: ​​May peace be within the walls of this house of God.
Leader: ​Come, let us go to the house of the Lord.
All: ​Come, let us sing our praises to God who loves and redeems us. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus” v. 1,2, UMH #196

The Lighting of the Advent Candle

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time–
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.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “All Things Bright and Beautiful” v. 1, 2 UMH#147

Sharing of the Word

First Reading: ​​​Isaiah 2:1-5​​ page 550
Second Reading: ​​​Genesis 6:9-22​ page 5

Message: God’s Grace is in the Ark Pastor Gary

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn “Sent Forth By God’s Blessing” v. 1,2 UMH#664

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, December 1, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Communion Sunday, Advent begins

Sunday, December 8, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: 2nd Sunday in Advent

Sunday, December 15, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: 3rd Sunday in Advent

Sunday, December 19, 2019
7:00 p.m. – Worship: Blue Christmas

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

Pianist​​​​: ​ Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Kondra Grant
Nursery:
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

November 24th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
November 24, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Christ the King Sunday

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “How Great Thou Art” v.1,3 UMH#77

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: ​Rejoice in the Lord always! Again, I say rejoice!
All:​​ Our Lord is good and we are God’s people!
Leader: ​God’s steadfast love is eternal!
All: ​We will enter the gates of the Lord with praise and thanksgiving!
Leader: ​Give thanks to the Lord!
All: ​​Bless God’s holy name!
Leader: ​Rejoice in the Lord always! Again, I say rejoice!
All:​​ (Shout) Rejoice!

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “How Firm a Foundation” v. 1,2, & 5 UMH #529

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time–
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 “Savior Like a Shepherd Leads” v.1-4. UMH#381

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading: ​​Jeremiah 23:1-6​page 633
*Gospel Reading: ​​​Luke 23:33-43 ​page 859

Message: Who is the Shepherd & Who is the Sheep Dog? Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross” v. 1-4 UMH#102

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, November 24th
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom Sunday

Sunday, December 1, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Communion Sunday, Advent begins

The UMC Missions Committee will be sponsoring the “GOOD NEWS GIVING TREE”, from November 17 until December 8th, to support the Child Evangelism Foundation in order to provide 50 Action Bibles to their Good News Club children. Bibles may be purchased for $6.50

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

Pianist​​​​:​ Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Art Grumm
Nursery: Carol Adams
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

November 17th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
November 17, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Thanksgiving Musical Worship with Shar Boerema

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Give Thanks” TFWS#2036

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: ​Sing praises to God, sing praises.
All: ​​Worship God with shouts of joy.
Leader: ​Worship God with songs of gladness.
All: ​​Worship God with hope and love.
Leader: ​Sing praises to God, sing praises.
All: ​​Worship God in spirit and in truth.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Grace Greater than our Sin” UMH #365

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time–
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.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “Hymn of Promise” UMH# 707

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament: ​​​Psalm 100 ​​ page 481
New Testament:​​​ Philippians 4:4-9 page 955

Message: Thanksgiving Season Musical by Shar Boerema

Prayer

*Hymn “Now Thank We All Our God” UMH#102

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, November 17th
Shar Boerema Worship through Music

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Worship Design, Trustees, Ad Council

Sunday, November 24th
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship

The UMC Missions Committee will be sponsoring the “GOOD NEWS GIVING TREE”, from November 17 until December 8th, to support the Child Evangelism Foundation in order to provide 50 Action Bibles to their Good News Club children. Bibles may be purchased for $6.50

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

Pianist​​:​​ ​ Suzanne Bouchard
Liturgist: Edith Bogart
Nursery: Doris Graham
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good New

November 3rd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
November 3, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Twenty first Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Let All Things Now Living” TFWS#2008

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

Psalter ​ Psalm 10​​​ Page UMH# 821

Leader:​ Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the lands!
All: ​Serve the Lord with Gladness! Come into God’s presence with singing!
Leader: ​Know that the Lord, who made us, is God.
All: ​We are the Lord’s; we are the people of God, the sheep of God’s pasture.
Leader:​ Enter God’s gates with thanksgiving, and God’s courts with praise!
All: ​​Give thanks and bless God’s name!
Leader: ​For the Lord is good.
All: ​God’s steadfast love endures forever; God’s faithfulness to all generations.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “I Sing a Song Of The Saints Of God” UMH #712

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time–
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.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “The Gift of Love” UMH# 408

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading: Psalm 31:19-24 pages 440, 919, 949
New Testament: Romans 8:26-28 & Ephesians 1:15-19

Message: “Saints, Lets Be One” Edith Bogart

Prayer

*Hymn “Shall We Gather At the River” UMH#723

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, November 3, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Edith Bogart

Saturday, November 9th New Era Christian Famous Homemade Apple Pies start at 7am Lynn Ramthun 231.557.2942

Sunday, November 10, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Dion Stumpo

Sunday, November 17, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shar Boerema

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

Pianist​​​​:​ Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist Kondra Grant
Nursery: Kathy Ohman
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

October 27th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
October 27, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “I Sing the Almighty Power of God” v,1 UMH#152

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: ​The Spirit is here,
All:​​ Bringing vision and hope for our world.
Leader:​ Christ lifts us up,
All: ​​Welcoming us with loving arms.
Leader: ​God showers the earth,
All:​​ Nourishing all creation with grace.
Leader: ​Sense the Spirit moving within and among us.
All: ​​Feel Christ’s presence healing and blessing us.
Leader:​As we gather in worship this day,
All: ​​We receive the showering love of God.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” v.1-4 UMH #110

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time–
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.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “Open My Eyes That I May See” v.1-3 UMH# 454

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading: ​​Joel 2:23-32 page 741
Second Reading: ​​​2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18 page 968

Message: God Cares Pastor Gary

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms” UMH#

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, October 27, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom Sunday, Communion Sunday
SPRC 2:00 p.m. Hart UMC

Sunday, November 3, 2019 Don’t forget to “fall back”. Turn your clocks back one hour.

Sunday, November 3, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Edith Bogart

Saturday, November 9th New Era Christian Famous Homemade Apple Pies start at 7am Lynn Ramthun 231.557.2942

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

Pianist​​​​:​ Suzanne Bouchard
Liturgist: Mechelle Schneider
Nursery: Carol Adams
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

October 20th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
October 20, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “I Will Trust in the Lord” v.1 UMH #464

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: ​Power and might and majesty belong to God who created and is creating.
All: ​​Thanks be to God for God’s mighty wonders.
Leader: ​Like the image of the powerful wind, and heavens as a garment, God’s majesty is revealed in all creation.
All: ​We look around us at the wonders and marvel at the variety and beauty which God has created.
Leader:​ Who are we, that God should pay attention to us?
All: ​We are God’s beloved children, the stewards whom God has selected to care for the world. AMEN

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer ​​

*Hymn “It’s Me, It’s Me, Oh Lord” v. 1-3 UMH #352

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time–
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.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee” v.1-4 UMH#430

Sharing The Word

First Reading: ​​​ Psalm 66:1-12 page 459
*Gospel Reading: ​​​ Luke 17:11-19 page 852

​​Message: Give Praise To God In All That You Do! Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Wonderful Words of Life” v.1-3 UMH#600

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday October 20, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship:

Sunday October 27, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom Sunday

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

Pianist​​:​​ ​ Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Darwin Parsons
Nursery: Doris Graham
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

October 6th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
September 29, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
World Communion Sunday

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Standing on the Promises” v.1 UMH #374

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: ​Today we gather around God’s table from near and far.
All:​​ We are the People of God!
Leader: ​Though we differ in language, custom and tradition
All:​​ We are sisters and brothers in Christ!
Leader: ​For there is one Lord, one faith and one baptism
All: ​​We are One in God’s Spirit!
Leader: ​We are one and together we remember our Lord Jesus
All: ​​For we are the people of Redemption!
Leader: ​He gave himself up for us, so we could be reconciled to God.
All: ​​Come, let us worship the God of our Salvation!

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer ​​

*Hymn “God of Grace and God of Glory” v. 1-4 UMH #577

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time–
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 “I Come with Joy” v.1-3 UMH#617

Sharing The Word

First Reading: ​​​2 Timothy 1:1-14 page 966
Second Reading: ​​​1 Corinthians 11:23-32 page933

Message: Coming Together For World Communion Sunday
Pastor Gary

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn “Savior, Again to Thy Dear Name” v.1+3 UMH#663

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday October 6, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Communion
Sunday October 13, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship:

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

Liturgist: Konnie Grant
Nursery: Kathy Ohman
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News