Category Archives: Weekly Service

June 17 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
June 17, 2018 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fourth Sunday After Pentecost
Father’s Day
Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Father, I Adore You” SUMH #2038

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 interrupted Samuel with an unexpected call.
All: “Here I am. Lord, Send me!”
One: God surprised Jesse, choosing his youngest son, David, to be king.
All: “Here I am, Lord, Send me!”
One: We join with Christ and are a part of God’s new creation.
All: O Mighty God, we come to join the harvest.
One: Gather us in, O Holy One, for we would be your people.
All: Amen.

Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Here I Am Lord” UMH #593

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 “This is My Father’s World” UMH #144

SHARING THE WORD
Old Testament Reading Psalm 20 Page 433
New Testament Reading 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Page 959

Message Pastor Gary
“The Apostle Paul Writes to You”

Prayer

*Hymn “Amazing Grace” UMH #378

Benediction

Church Calendar
Sunday, June 17, 2018 – Father’s Day
10:30 am – Worship
Tuesday, June 19th – Newsletter Deadline
Wednesday, June 20th
2:00 PM – Card Making Party
Sunday, June 24, 2018 – Shalom
10:30 am – Worship

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

Pianist Megan Schihl
Liturgist Charlie Pease
Nursery Carol Adams
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

May 27th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
May27, 2018 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Trinity Sunday

Memorial Weekend

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “I’ve Got Peace Like a River” SUMH #2145

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: ​Jesus calls, inviting us in.
All: ​Holy, Holy, Holy God, we gather as your children.
One: The Spirit calls, inviting us to listen.
All: ​Holy, Holy, Holy Christ, we sit at your feet.
One: The Father calls, adopting us as family.
All: ​Holy, Holy, Holy Spirit, we come to worship.

Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer
Recognizing Memorial Day

*Hymn “America the Beautiful” UMH #696

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time –“How Do You Get Up to Heaven?” 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 “All Creatures of our God & King” UMH #62

SHARING THE WORD

Old Testament Reading ​Isaiah 6:1-8​ Page 553
Epistle Reading Romans 8:12-17 Page 919
Gospel Reading ​​John 3:1-17 Page 863​

Message “How Can This Be?” Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” SUMH #2117

Benediction

Church Calendar
Sunday, May 27, 2018 – Trinity Sunday, Shalom, Memorial Weekend
​10:30 am – Worship

Sunday, June 3, 2018–Communion Sunday
​9:45 am – Last day of Sunday School
​10:30 am – Worship

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

Pianist​​​​ Alisa Ross
Liturgist Richard
Nursery Doris Graham
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

May 13th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
May 13, 2018 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Youth Sunday, Mother’s Day
Ascension Sunday
Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song SUMH #2050
“Mothering God, You Gave me Birth”

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: Delighting in God’s ways,
All: ​We are like trees planted by streams of water.
One: ​Abiding in Christ’s mercy,
All: ​We are like children sheltered against the storm.
One: ​Filled with the Holy Spirit,
All: ​We are one in Christ.
One: ​Come! Let all who draw breath worship the Lord.

Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Onward Christian Mothers” Overhead

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – “Honor Your Mother” – 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 Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name” UMH #154

SHARING THE WORD

First Reading ​Acts 1:1-11 ​Page 884
*Gospel Reading Luke 24:44-53 ​Page 861

Message “Why Are You Looking Up?” Pastor Gary

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn “Come to the Table” Overhead

All are invited to join us outside as we plant a tree in memory of Lorie Day, Kathy’s Kids’ Grand-mother.

Benediction

A huge thank you to all our youth who so graciously stepped up to the plate to help lead our Mother’s Day service. You are such a blessing to this congregation. We are proud of you and count you as a huge part of our church family.

Don’t forget our grill-out next Sunday after the church service to help raise money for our Nigerian Well Project. No need to bring any food, it is being taken care of by our Missions Committee. Come join in the fun.

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

Pianist​​​​ Megan Schihl
Liturgist ​​ Youth
Nursery Kathy Ohman
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

May 6th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
May 6, 2018 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “Change My Heart, O God” SUMH #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 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: Sing to the Lord a new song. Let the mountains quake.
All: We worship a God of wonder.
One: Sing praises to our God. Let the musicians join the heavenly​chorus.
All: ​We worship a God of saving love.
One: Shout triumphantly to the Lord, all the earth. Let the seas​​roar and the rivers clap their hands.
All: ​We worship a God of majesty and might
One: ​Come! Worship the Lord.

Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer
*Hymn “Learning How to Lean” Overhead

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 “I am the Church” UMH #558

SHARING THE WORD
Old Testament Reading ​Hebrews 1:1-3a ​Page 970
New Testament Reading ​Acts 17:23b-28 ​Page 902
*Gospel Reading ​John 15:9-17 ​Page 878

Message “Three Simple Questions” Edie Bogart

Prayer

*Hymn “I am Thine, Oh Lord” UMH #419

Benediction

Our sincere thank you to Edie Bogart for filling in for Pastor Gary today. We are so blessed to have you as a part of our church family and to have you volunteer as Lay Servant. God has blessed you with a gift and you’ve in turn, blessed us by sharing that gift. Thank You!!

Church Calendar
Sunday, May 6, 2018
​​9:30 am – Adult Bible Study
​​9:45 am – Sunday School
​10:30 am – Worship​

Monday, May 7, 2018
​​5:30 pm – Movie/Potluck

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
​ 6:30 pm – Trustees’ Meeting
​ 7:00 pm – Ad Council Meeting

Saturday, May 13, 2018
​ 9:00 am – Rothbury Clean-up

Sunday, May 13, 2018-Ascension Sunday, Communion, Mother’s Day
​​ 9:30 am – Adult Bible Study
​​9:45 am – Sunday School
​10:30 am – Worship
​11:30 am – Tree Planting in Honor of Laurie Day

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

Pianist​​​​ Megan Schihl
Liturgist ​​ Art
Nursery Carol Adams

April 29th Service

April 29, 2018 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “In Christ Alone” Overhead

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: Beloved, God calls us to come together in love.
All: ​Love is from God
One: We all are called to live in God’s love.
All: ​Love is from God.
One: When we live in God’s love, our love overflows.
All: ​Love is from God.
One: Let us worship together in Love.

Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “It is Well with my Soul” UMH # 377

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

New Testament Reading 1 John 4:7-21 Page 991

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 “Be Thou My Vision” SUMH # 451

SHARING THE WORD

Message Teen Challenge

Prayer

*Hymn “Great is Our God” Overhead

Benediction

We want to thank the members of Teen Challenge for taking the time to share with us today. Your ministry is such a blessing to us, God’s people. Please join us in fellowship and a luncheon after the service. We wish you well and pray for God to bless you richly in your future endeavors.

Church Calendar

Sunday, April 29, 2018 – Shalom Giving
​​9:30 am – Adult Bible Study
​​9:45 am – Sunday School
​10:30 am – Worship
​11:30 am – Fellowship Potluck with Teen Challenge Members

Monday, April 30, 2018
​​5:30 pm – Movie/Potluck

Sunday, May 6, 2018 – Edith Bogart Speaking
​​9:30 am – Adult Bible Study
​​9:45 am – Sunday School
​10:30 am – Worship

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

Pianist​​​​ Megan Schihl
Liturgist ​​ Mechelle Schneider Nursery Edith Bogart
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

April 22nd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
April 22, 2018 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “This is the Day” UMH #657

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 were lost and going astray.
All: ​The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside the still waters.
One: But now we returned to our shepherd.
All: ​He restores my soul. He leads me in the path of righteousness for his namesake.
One: We have heard the call of the guardian of our souls.
All: ​Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I shall fear no evil, for thou art with me.
One: This is the gate of our shepherd, the door to eternal life.
All: ​Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “He Has Made Me Glad” SUMH #2270

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – “Camping Has So Many Great Memories” – 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 “Love the Lord Your God” SUMH #2168

SHARING THE WORD

First Reading ​Acts 4:5-12 ​Page ?
Second Reading ​Galatians 5:22-26 Page 948

Message “Three Simple Rules” Pastor Gary &
Edith Bogart

Prayer

*Hymn “The Summons” SUMH #2130

Benediction

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

Pianist​​​​ Megan Schihl
Liturgist ​​ Diana Hicks Nursery Liz Grossman
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

April 15th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
April 15, 2018 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Camping Sunday

Welcome and Announcements

Praise Song “This is the Day” UMH #657

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: ​What joy it is to welcome you this day!
All: ​We are grateful and happy to be here.
One: ​Christ, the Good Shepherd, invites you to walk with Him.
All: ​We accept that invitation, confident in his guidance.
One: ​Be ready to serve the Lord in all that you do, for his love has been poured upon you.
All: ​Open our hearts and spirits this day, Lord, to receive your holy words and to be challenged in our service to you. Amen.

Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “He Has Made Me Glad” SUMH #2270

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – “Camping Has So Many Great Memories” – 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 “Love the Lord Your God” SUMH #2168

SHARING THE WORD

Old Testament Reading ​Psalm 4 Page 425
New Testament Reading Galatians 5:22-26 Page 948

Message “Three Simple Rules” Pastor Gary &
Edith Bogart

Prayer

*Hymn “The Summons” SUMH #2130

Benediction

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

Pianist​​​​ Megan Schihl
Liturgist ​​ Dan Palmer
Nursery Doris Graham
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

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Calendar

Sunday, April 15, 2018 – Camping Sunday
9:30 am – Adult Bible Study
9:45 am – Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship
11:30 am – Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
for Camp

Monday, April 16, 2018
5:30 pm – Movie/Potluck

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
2:00 pm – Card Making Party

Thursday, April 19, 2018
1:00 pm – UMW Meeting
4:00 pm – Church Clean-up

Sunday, April 22, 2018
9:30 am – Adult Bible Study
9:45 am – Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Newsletter Deadline