Category Archives: Weekly Service

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

May 21 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
May 21, 2017 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Sixth Sunday of Easter
Youth Sunday

Welcome and Announcements ​​

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.

Special Music – Claybank’s Sunday School Youth

*Call to Worship
Leader: Live in God’s love!
All: Let that love be poured out for all God’s people!
Leader: Bring hope and peace to all whom you meet.
All: We are called to be God’s witnesses.
Leader: Celebrate and rejoice!
All: Praise be to God who has called, healed, and given us a ministry of peace. Amen

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Holy Spirit, Truth Divine” UMH #465​​​​

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

Special Music – Claybank’s Sunday School Youth

​SHARING THE WORD

Reading Claybanks Sunday School Youth
*Gospel Reading John 14:15-21

Morning Message “How Should We Understand
​​​The Holy Spirit?” Pastor Gary ​​

Prayer

*Hymn “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” UMH #89 ​​

Benediction

Church Life
Sunday, May 21, 2017
​​ 9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship
5:30pm – Family Promise at Montague UMC
​​
Sunday, May 28, 2017 Ascension Sunday
and Memorial Day Sunday
​​9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship
​​​ Shalom Sunday

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

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

May 14 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
May 14, 2017 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Happy Mother’s Day!

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “As the Deer” SUMH #2025

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: Once we were not a people,
All: ​But now we are God’s people.
One: Once we were alone,
All: ​But together we are the household of God.
One: Here in this time of worship, and later when we go forth to
serve,
All: ​Christ is our cornerstone, strengthening us for the journey.
One: In our living and in our dying,
All: ​Christ is our sure foundation, strengthening us along the way.

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “God of Grace and God of Glory” UMH #577

Special Recognition of Mother’s Day

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 “Be Still, My Soul” UMH #534

SHARING THE WORD

Old Testament Reading Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 Page 439
Second Reading Acts 7:55-60 Page 891

Morning Message “FORGIVENESS” Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Pass It On” UMH #572

Benediction

Church Life
Sunday, May 14, 2017 – Mother’s Day
​​9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

Thursday, May 18, 2017
​​1:00pm – UMW Meeting

Saturday, May 20, 2017
​​12:00pm – Ladies’ Luncheon

Sunday, May 21, 2016
​​9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

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

Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Art Grumm
Nursery Karen Anderson
Ministers All People As We Live The Good News

April 30th Service

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

Third Sunday of Easter
Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Open Our Eyes, Lord” SUMH 2086

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: As you walk with us, as we journey together,
All: Lord, your word fills our hearts!
One: As you speak with us, as your love is revealed,
All: Lord, your fire burns in our hearts!
One: As we proclaim what we have seen and heard,
All: May all people be drawn to you, the risen Lord!

Opening Prayer

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

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – Shalom Offering
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 “Leaning on the Ever-Lasting Arms” UMH #133

SHARING THE WORD

First Reading ​Acts 2:14a, 36-41​Page 885
*Gospel Reading ​Luke 24:13-35​Page 860

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“IT TAKES MORE THAN EYES TO SEE”

Prayer

*Hymn “Victory in Jesus” UMH #370

Benediction

The last class for the “24 Hours That Changed the World” book study will be held on Thursday, May 4th from 4-6:00 pm. Please read chapters 5,6 and 7.

Church Life
Sunday, April 30, 2017 – Shalom Sunday
​​9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

Monday, May 1, 2017
​​5:30pm – Movie/Potluck

Thursday, May 4, 2017
​​4:00pm – Book Study

Sunday, May 7, 2016 – Communion Sunday
​​9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

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

Pianist​ Alisa Ross
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Kelly White
Nursery Joyce Twiss
Ministers All People As We Live The Good News

April 23rd Service

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

Holy Humorous Sunday

Welcome and Announcements

Humorous Words

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: We are born anew.
All: ​We have a living hope.
One: We have an enduring inheritance.
All: ​It is God’s love for us.
One: We trust God.
All: ​We rejoice with hearts filled with praise.
One: Words cannot begin to express our joy.
All: ​How can we express what it means to be invited into God’s presence?
One: Let us worship God this day.

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “He Has Made Me Glad” (2 x through) SUMH #2270

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time “USE OF HUMOR CANNOT HURT OTHERS”
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 Happy Day, That Fixed My Choice” UMH #391

SHARING THE WORD

First Reading ​-Acts 2:14a, 22-32​ – Page 885
*Gospel Reading ​-John 20:19-31​ – Page 883

Humorous Acts and Sharing

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“GOD SITS IN HEAVEN AND LAUGHS”

Prayer

*Hymn “Spirit Song” UMH #347

Benediction

Church Life
Sunday, April 23, 2017
​​9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

Monday, April 24, 2017
​​5:30pm – Movie/Potluck

Sunday, April 30, 2016 – Shalom Sunday
​​9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

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

Pianist​ Shar Boerema
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Richard Hicks
Nursery Kathy Ohman
Ministers All People As We Live The Good News

Easter Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
April 16, 2017 9:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Sunrise Visitation to the Empty Tomb
Gospel Reading John 20:1-8

Easter Sunday Greeting

Easter Brunch

Easter Sunday Worship Service
Procession Into The Sanctuary Singing
“Christ the Lord Is Risen Today” Insert

Gospel Reading ​John 20:9-10

Welcome and Announcements

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: Alleluia! Christ is risen.
All: ​Christ is risen, indeed!
One: Open the gates of justice and righteousness, that we may
​give thanks to God.
All: ​Today we enter the sanctuary of the Holy One as the body of Christ.
One: ​We are called to do justice and love kindness.
All: ​Today is the day of celebration and promise.
One: Alleluia! Christ is risen.
All: ​Christ is risen, indeed!

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Every Morning is Easter Morning” Insert

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 Day of Resurrection” UMH #303

SHARING THE WORD

First Reading ​Acts 10:34-43​Page 895
*Gospel Reading ​John 20:11-18 ​Page 882

Morning Message Pastor Gary
“HEAR THE GOOD NEWS”
Prayer

*Hymn “Majesty, Worship His Majesty” UMH #176

Benediction

Church Life
Sunday, April 16, 2017 – Easter Sunday
​​9:30am – Sunrise Service
​​9:45am – Easter Bruch
​​10:30am – Easter Worship Service

Monday, April 17, 2017
​​5:30pm – Movie/Potluck

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
​​2:00pm – Card Making Party

Thursday, April 20, 2016
​ 1:00pm – UMW Meeting

Sunday, April 23, 2016
​​9:45am – Sunday School
​​10:30am – Worship

Website http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist​ Alisa Ross
Liturgist ​​ ​​​ Reba Peterson
Ministers All People As We Live The Good News