Category Archives: Weekly Service

August 13th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
August 13, 2017 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Tenth Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Give Thanks” SUMH #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
One: Rejoice in the Lord. Call on God’s holy name.
All: ​Give thanks to the Lord. Sing to our God with shouts of joy.
One: Rejoice in the Lord. Proclaim God’s mighty works.
All: ​Give thanks to the Lord. Proclaim the miracles of God’s hands.
One: Rejoice in the Lord. Trust in God’s saving love.
All: ​Give thanks to the Lord. Tell the wonders of God’s glory. Amen.

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “How Firm a Foundation” (vs. 1,3,5) 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

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “Tell Me the Stories of Jesus” UMH #277

​SHARING THE WORD
Old Testament ​Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 ​Page 30
*Gospel Reading ​​Matthew 14:22-33 ​Page 796

Dramatic Reading Of The Gospel Lesson

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“WHAT ARE YOUR FEARS?”

Prayer

*Hymn “Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me” UMH #509

Benediction

Church Life
Sunday, August 13, 2017
​​10:30am – Worship

Monday, August 14, 2017
4:00pm – Worship Committee Meeting
​6:00pm – Nomination Committee Meeting

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
​7:00pm – SPRC Committee Meeting

Thursday, August 17, 2017
​1:00pm – UMW Meeting

Sunday, August 20, 2017
​​10:30am – Worship – Edie Bogart Leading Service with
Dion Stumpo as Guest Speaker
Voices 8 Singing

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

Pianist​​​​ Shar Boerema
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ ​ Art Grumm
Nursery Edith Bogart
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

Claybanks United Methodist Church
A warm welcome is extended to all who worship here

August 6th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
August 6, 2017 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Ninth Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Spirit of the Living God” UMH #393

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
One: Come, all who are hungry and thirsty.
All: ​The Lord will provide for our needs.
One: Come this day to the table of the Lord.
All: ​Here we will find welcome and sustenance.
One: Come to this time of gathering and praise.
All: ​Lord, we come with open hearts and spirits to receive your gracious gift of love. AMEN.

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Sweet Hour of Prayer” UMH #496

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns
Gloria Patri UMH # 70

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 “Lord, You Have Come to the Lakeshore” UMH #344

​SHARING THE WORD
First Reading ​Romans 9:1-5 ​Page 920
*Gospel Reading ​​Matthew 14:13-21 ​Page 796

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“THINGS ARE IN GOOD HANDS”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving UMH #13

Prayer

*Hymn “Standing on the Promises” UMH #374

Benediction

Church Life
Sunday, August 6, 2017 – Communion
​​10:30am – Worship

Sunday, August 13, 2017
​​10:30am – Worship

Monday, August 14, 2017
4:00pm – Worship Committee Meeting
​6:00pm – Nomination Committee Meeting

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com​
Office email ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist​​​​
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ ​ Art Grumm
Nursery Edith Bogart
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

July 23rd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
July 23, 2017 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Seventh Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Love the Lord Your God” SUMH #2168

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
One: Stand and bear witness to the fulfillment of God’s promise: ​We are those descendants, too many to count…
All: ​Like the dust of the earth. Like the sands of the beach. ​Like the stars in the heavens.
One: We are those descendants, too many to count…
All: ​From the West and the East. From the North and the​ South.
One: Too many to count…
All: ​From the Atlantic and the Pacific. From Antarctica and​ Australia.
One: ​Too many to count…
All: ​From Canada to Claybanks. From New Zealand to​​ Nairobi.
One: We are those descendants, too many to count…
All: Blessed of God. Blessed to be a blessing.
Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Lord I Want To Be a Christian” UMH #402

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 “When the Poor Ones” UMH #434

​SHARING THE WORD
Old Testament Deuteronomy 6: 4-7; 15: 7-8 & 10-11 Page 143
*Gospel Reading Mark 12: 28-34​​Page 825

Morning Message Edith Bogart
“THREE SIMPLE RULES”
Prayer

*Hymn “We Are Called” SUMH #2172

BenedictioN

Church Life
Sunday, July 23, 2017 – Edie Bogart Leading Worship
​​10:30am – Worship

Sunday, July 30, 2017
​​10:30am – Worship

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

Pianist​​​​ Shar Boerema
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Diana Hicks
Nursery Doris Graham
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

July 16th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
July 16, 2017 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Sixth Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Let There Be Peace on Earth” UMH #431

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
One: God scatters the seed and calls us to grow.
All: ​We come to grow in Christ.
One: God scatters the seeds and calls us to love.
All: ​We come to love as Christ loves.
One: God scatters the seeds and calls us to hear.
All: ​We come to listen for the word of God.

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Wonderful words of Life” UMH #600

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time “LET’S PLANT SEEDS” Pastor Gary
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 “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” SUMH #2158

​SHARING THE WORD

Old Testament ​Psalm 119:105-112 ​Page 495
*Gospel Reading ​Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 ​Page 794

Interpretive Reading on Today’s Gospel Lesson

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“LET’S SOW SOME SEEDS”

Prayer

*Hymn “Marching to Zion” UMH #733

Benediction

Church Life
Sunday, July 16, 2017
​​10:30am – Worship

Thursday, July 20, 2017
​​1:00pm – UMW Meeting​

Sunday, July 23, 2017 – Edie Bogart Leading Worship
​​10:30am – Worship

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office email ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist​​​​ Alisa Ross
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Art Grumm
Nursery Joyce Twiss
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

July 9th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
July 9, 2017 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fifth Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “I Love You, Lord” (twice through) SUMH #2068

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
One: “Come to me,” Jesus invites.
All: ​ We come to you.
One: “Come to me, if you are tired.”
All: ​ We come to you.
One: “Come to me, if you carry burdens.”
All: ​ We come to you.
One: “Come, and discover rest for your souls.”

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Be Thou My Vision” UMH #451

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – “BE AN ONION CHRISTIAN”
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 “Thy Word Is a Lamp” UMH #601

​SHARING THE WORD

First Reading ​Romans 7:15-25a ​Page 918
*Gospel Reading ​Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 ​Page 792

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“LIVING WITHOUT WORRY”

Prayer

*Hymn “Make me a Captive, Lord” UMH #421

Benediction

Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles,
It takes away today’s peace.
Church Life
Sunday, July 9, 2017
​​10:30am – Worship

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
​​6:30pm Trustees Meeting
​​7:00pm Ad Council Meeting

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
​​12:00pm – 2:00pm A Day at The Beach​​

Sunday, July 16, 2017
​​10:30am – Worship

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

Pianist​​​​ Alisa Ross
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Konnie Grant
Nursery Carol Adams
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

June 25th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
June 25, 2017 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Third Sunday After Pentecost
Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Glorify Thy Name” SUMH #2016

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
One: People of God, incline your ear and listen to the word of
​God.
All: ​We come with open hearts, ready to receive God’s word
​of forgiveness and love.
One: Call on the One who abounds in steadfast love.
All: ​We are ready to proclaim the good news of God in this
​place and throughout the earth!

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Grace Greater Than Our Sin” UMH #365

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – “GIVING TO GOD FIRST”
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 Giving

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “We Will Glorify” SUMH #2087

​SHARING THE WORD

Old Testament Reading ​Psalm 86:1-10 Page 473
New Testament ​Romans 6:1-11​Page 917

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“ONE OF THE GREAT TRUTHS TO CHRISTIANITY”

Prayer

*Hymn “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” SUMH #2158

Benediction

Church Life
Sunday, June 25, 2017 – Shalom Sunday
​​10:30am – Worship
​​
Sunday, July 2, 2017 – Communion
​​10:30am – Worship

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

Pianist​​​​ Shar Boerema
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Konnie Grant
Nursery Doris Graham
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

June 18th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
June 18, 2017 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Happy Father’s Day

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Loving Spirit” SUMH #2123

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 call to the Lord,
All: And God hears our prayers.
Leader: We lift up our praise,
All: And God hears our songs.
Leader: We wait for the Lord,
All: And God answers our hope.

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Gather Us In” SUMH #2236

2017 Annual Conference Summary Edie Bogart

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.

Father’s Day Tribute

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing” (Vs. 1-4) UMH #57

​SHARING THE WORD

Old Testament Reading ​Genesis 18:1-15 ​Page 12
*Gospel Reading ​Matthew 9:36-10:8​Page 790

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“I’M COUNTING ON JESUS, CAN JESUS
COUNT ON YOU?”

Prayer

*Hymn “Here I Am, Lord” UMH #593

Benediction

Church Life

Sunday, June 18, 2017 – Father’s Day
​​10:30am – Worship
​​
Sunday, June 25, 2017
​​10:30am – Worship

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

Pianist​​​​ Alisa Ross
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Edie Bogart
Nursery Kathy Ohman
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News