Category Archives: Weekly Service

November 28th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, November 28, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
First Sunday of Advent
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates”…….UMH 213

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, 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 days are shorter and darkness comes early to our lives.
All: Lord, hear our prayers through the darkness.
Leader: Come, seek the Lord. Place your hope in God’s mercy and love.
All: Lord, we seek your presence among us.
Leader: Look closely! God is making us ready.
All: Brighten our Spirits this day, and help us to receive your Good
News. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri……………….…………UMH 70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Of the Father’s Love Begotten”……………..UMH 184

First Candle Lighting of Advent

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time –
After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves
Me.  At this time, children under five are welcome to remain in worship
or go to the nursery.

Shalom Sunday Offering

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology………………………….….….UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus”……….UMH 196

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Isaiah 11:1-3….………Page 558
Gospel Readin

Matthew 3:2-6….……….…Page 784

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
“Preparing The Way For God”

Prayer

*Hymn
”There’s a Spirit in the Air”…………UMH 192

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

November 21st Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, November 21, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Twenty-Sixth Sunday After Pentecost
Christ The King Sunday
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name”…..UMH 154

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, 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: Jesus calls us to open our hearts to all in need.
All: We come this day to hear his words of encouragement for us.
Leader: Look around you. Smile at each other, for we all have needs of friendship and welcome.
All: With God’s great love in our hearts, we find our welcome in this place of worship. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri…………………….………UMH 70

*Statement of Faith –
The Nicene Creed………….UMH 880

*Hymn
Crown Him with Many Crowns”………..UMH 327

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time –
After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.  At this time, children under five are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology…………………………….….….UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”There’s Something About That Name”…….UMH 171

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
2 Samuel 23:1-7….……Page 261
Epistle Reading

Revelation 1:4b-8 …………….. Page 994
Gospel Reading

John 18:33-37……….……Page 881

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
“Why The Nicene And Other Creeds Are Important To Us”

Prayer

*Hymn
”Rejoice, the Lord Is King”…………UMH 716

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Lighting of Advent Candles – Readers are needed for the four Sundays in Advent and Christmas Eve.  Please see Pastor Gary for details. Sign-up Sheet is in the Fellowship Hall.

Nursery – Cheryl Gaultney

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist,  – Reba Peterson

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

November 14th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, November 14, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Majesty, Worship His Majesty”……..UMH 176

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, 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: Christ is waiting here for us.
All: To welcome us.
Leader: To show us the path of life.
All: To love us.
Leader: To hear our prayers.
All: To be present with us always.
Leader: Come and worship.
All: We are here to praise the Lord!

*Gloria Patri…………………….………UMH 70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn

My Lord, What a Morning”……………..UMH 719

Prayers of the People
– Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time –
After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.  At this time, children under five are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology……………………….….….UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”As a Fire Is Meant for Burning”………..TFWS 2237

Sharing of the Word

Epistle Reading
Hebrews 10:11-25……..…….Page 976
Gospel Reading

Mark 13:1-8 ………………… Page 825

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
“Only God Knows ”

Prayer

*Hymn
”Eternal Father, Strong to Save”……TFWS 2191

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Doris Graham

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist,  – Konnie Grant

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

Lighting of Advent Candles – Readers are needed for the four Sundays in Advent and Christmas Eve.  Please see Pastor Gary for details. Sign-up Sheet is in the Fellowship Hall.

November 7th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, November 7, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Morning Has Broken”………….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, 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: Come, take rest this day.
All: Lord, free us from the stresses we have endured these past weeks.
Leader: Come, put your minds at ease.
All: Lord, ease the burdens of our lives.
Leader: Come, for this is the house of the Lord. It is here that you will fine rest.
All: Praise and thanks be to God for giving us sanctuary. AMEN

*Gloria Patri……………………UMH 70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn

Jesus’ Hands Were Kind Hands”…………..UMH 273

Prayers of the People
– Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time –
After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.  At this time, children under five are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology……………….….….UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”Lord, You Have Come to the Lakeshore”…..UMH 344

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 127……..…….Page 499

Gospel Readin
Mark 12:38-44 ………………. Page 825

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
“Sounds That Coins Make”

Communion

Prayer

*Hymn
”Jesus Shall Reign”………………UMH 157

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Liz Grossman

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist,  – Art Grumm

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

October 31st Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, October 31, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Change My Heart, O God”……….TFWS 2152

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, 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: And God showed his love for us by sending his Son into the world.
All: So that we might have life through him.
Leader: No one has ever seen God,
All: But if we love one another, God lives in union with us, and his love is made perfect in us.

*Gloria Patri…………………….………UMH 70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn

Great Is Thy Faithfulness”……………..UMH 140

Prayers of the People
– Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time –
After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.  At this time, children under five are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery.

The Evening before All Saint’s Day, All Saints Day Evening, All Hallows Day Evening, All Hallows Day ‘een, All Hallows ‘een, Halloween

Shalom Sunday Offering

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

Ruth 1:1-18…………….Page 210

Gospel Reading
Mark 12:28-34 ………………. Page 825

Message by Pastor Ray Field
“Discovering You Have A Family”

Prayer

*Hymn
”Jesu, Jesu”……….…………UMH 432

Benediction

Nursery – Carol Royalty

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist,  – Edie Bogart

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

October 17th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, October 17, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service”……… UMH 581

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, 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: God of all creation, we come to praise and worship you.
All: You are clothed with honor and majesty, wrapped in light as with a garment.
Leader: You stretch out the heavens like a tent, making the clouds your chariot, and riding on the wings of the wind.
All: You set the earth on its foundations, hiding its depths with a watery cloak that moves in the rhythm of your breath.
Leader: In your wisdom, you have made us in your image, showing us glimpses of glory in the work of your hands.
All: God of life and love, we come to praise and worship you.

*Gloria Patri………………………………………….………UMH 70

*Statement of Faith of the Korean Methodist Church…..UMH 884

*Hymn
How Can We Name a Love”……………..UMH 111

Prayers of the People
– Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time –
After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.  At this time, children under five are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology………………………………………….….….UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”The Voice of God Is Calling”..…………..UMH 436

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading

Psalm 104:1-9, 24 and 35…..Page 483

Gospel Reading
Mark 10:35-45 ………….….. Page 823

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
“The Best Seat in the House”

Prayer

*Hymn
”O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee”….…UMH 430

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Lisa Butler

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist,  – Tom Jackson

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

October 10 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, October 10, 2021
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
The Summons”………………. TFWS 2130

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, 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 kingdom of God is at hand.
All: We want to enter this kingdom.
Leader: The mercy of God is made known.
All: We want to receive this mercy.
Leader: The grace of God is abundant for all.
All: We praise you, O God, for your compassion and your love. Accept our grateful praise as we come to worship you today.

*Gloria Patri…………………UMH 70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn

Precious Lord, Take My Hand”…………..UMH 474

Prayers of the People
– Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time –
After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.  At this time, children under five are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology…………….….….UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go”..………UMH 480

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading

Job 23:1-9, 16-17…………..Page 409
Gospel Reading

Mark 10:17-31 ………….….. Page 822

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”We All Desire Heaven”

Prayer

*Hymn
”Lord, I Want to Be a Christian”….…UMH 402

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Cindy Butler
Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist,  – Art Grumm
Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News