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March 1st Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
March 1, 2020 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

First Sunday in Lent

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Because He Lives” UMH#364

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: ​Happy are the people whose sins are forgiven!
All: ​God’s forgiveness is poured on them as a healing balm.
Leader: ​Happy are the people who place their trust in God.
All: ​​God’s presence is their guide and their strength.
Leader: ​Come, let us worship the God who forgives and heals us.
All: ​Let us celebrate God’s presence with us each day. AMEN.

*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 – “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, Who Throughout These Forty Days” UMH#269

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading:​​ Genesis 3:11-15​page 2
Epistle Reading: ​​​1 Peter 1:17-21​page 983
*Gospel Reading:​​​ John 11:45-53 ​page 874

Message: That One Man Should Die Pastor Gary

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving​​​​​ UMH#13

Prayer

*Hymn “O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go” UMH#480

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, March 1, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship Communion

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Lenten Lunch: Faith Lutheran Church 711 Alice St

Sunday, March 8 Sunday, February 23, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
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:
Nursery:

June Freeman
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

February 23rd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
February 23, 2020 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Transfiguration Sunday

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “I Love to Tell the Story” v. 1,5 UMH#156

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: ​Come, praise the Lord our God, and worship at God’s mountain.
All: ​For the Lord our God is holy, full of compassion and grace.
Leader: ​When God’s prophets cried out, God answered them, speaking in a pillar of cloud.
All: ​Let all God’s people sing praises to God’s great and awesome name.
Leader: ​Mighty God lover of justice, you establish equity throughout the earth.
All:​Let us worship God from the mountaintops. Let us praise God’s holy name.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “O Worship the King” UMH #73

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 “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise” UMH#103

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading: ​​Exodus 24:12-18​ page 62
*Gospel Reading: ​​​Matthew 17:1-9 ​page 798
​​
Message: What Moses, Elijah, and Jesus Have in Common
Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Christ Whose Glory Fills the Sky” UMH#173

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, February 23, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship Shalom Sunday

Sunday, March 1, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship Communion

Sunday, March 8 Sunday, February 23, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
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: Liz Grossman
Ministers:​ All People As We Live the Good News

February 9th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
February 9, 2020 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fifth Sunday After Epiphany

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Bind Us Together” TFWS#2226

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:​Come and see! God’s light is shining brightly.
All: ​​God’s light shines in us.
Leader: ​When we honor God’s commandments,
All: ​​God’s light shines in us.
Leader: ​When we feed the hungry and give to those in need,
All: ​​God’s light shines in us.
Leader: ​When we show mercy and compassion,
All:​​ God’s light shines in us.
Leader: ​We are the light of the world!
All: ​​God’s light shines in us. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Lord, Speak to Me” UMH #463

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 “Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee” UMH#175

Sharing of the Word

First Reading: ​​​1 Corinthians 2:1-16 page 927
*Gospel Reading: ​​​Matthew 5:13-20 page 786

Message: You Are The Salt Of The Earth Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Ask Me What Great Thing I Know” UMH#163

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, February 9, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship led by Edith Bogart

Sunday, February 23, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
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: Beverly Grumm
Nursery: Doris Graham
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

February 2nd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
February 2, 2020 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fourth Sunday After Epiphany

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “He Has Made Me Glad” TFWS#2270

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: ​People of God, whom do you come to worship?
All: ​​We come to worship the one true God.
Leader: ​How will you worship?
All: ​Not with words alone, but by living lives of justice and love.
Leader: ​Come, you belong to God. Come, you who show love for God to the world.
All: ​Come and abide in God’s tent and in God’s heart, now and forever.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “I Sing a Song of the Saints” 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 “Be Thou My Vision” UMH#451

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament: ​Psalm 15 responsive reading UMH# 747
*Gospel Reading: ​Matthew 5:1-12 page 785

Message: ​​Blessed Are…….​​ Pastor Gary

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving​​​​​ UMH#13

Prayer

*Hymn “Lord, I Want to be a Christian” UMH#402

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, February 2, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship Communion Sunday

Sunday, February 9, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship led by Edith Bogart

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

Pianist​​​:​ ​ Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Edith Bogart
Nursery: Joyce Twiss
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

January 26 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
January 26, 2020 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Third Sunday After Epiphany

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Shine, Jesus, Shine” v 1-3 TFWS#2173

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 Lord is our light and our salvation.
All: ​​Whom shall we fear?
Leader: ​The Lord sets us high on a rock, above our enemies.
All: ​​The Lord shelters us in our day of trouble.
Leader: ​We, who have walked in darkness, have seen a great light.
All: ​We, who have dwelled in a land of deep darkness, on us a light has shined.
Leader: ​The Lord is our light and our salvation.
All: ​​Whom shall we fear?

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Immortal, Invisible” v. 1-4 UMH #103

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 “The Summons” v. 1-5 TFWS#2130

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament: ​Psalm 27:1, 4-9 ​(Congregation singing ​​​​​​UMH#758)
New Testament: ​1 Corinthians 1:10-18 ​page 926

Message: ​ How Does The Methodist Church Solve Its Problems
Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Blessed be the Tie that Binds” v. 1-4 UMH#557

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, January 26, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship Shalom Sunday

Monday, January 27, 2020
5:30 Potluck & movie night

Sunday, February 2, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship Communion Sunday

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office Telephone: 231-923-0573
Office email: ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com

Website: http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com
Pianist​​​​: ​ Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Mechelle Schneider
Nursery: Kathy Ohman
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

January 19th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
January 19, 2020 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Second Sunday After Epiphany

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Many Gifts, One Spirit” v.1 UMH#114

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: ​Trust in the Lord with all your heart.
All:​​ And lean not on your own understanding.
Leader: ​In all your ways acknowledge him.
All:​​ And he will make your pathways straight.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer ​​​The Nicene Creed ​UMH#880

*Hymn “Because He Lives” v.1-3 UMH #364

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. Doing the Right Thing. Matthew 7:12

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling” v. 1-4 UMH#348

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading:​​ Ecclesiastes 3:11​ page 538
New Testament Reading: ​​1 Corinthians 2:9 ​ page 927
1 John 2:17​​ page 990
Hebrews 13:14​ page 979

Message: ​​This Life Is Not All There Is​​ Jim Tanis

Prayer

*Hymn “Mansion Over the Hilltop” v. 1-3 see insert

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, January 19. 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Jim Tanis

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Worship Design: 4:30 p.m.; Finance 6:00; Trustees: 6:30; Ad Council: 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 26, 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship Shalom Sunday

Monday, January 27, 2020
5:30 Potluck & movie night

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: June Freeman
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

January 12th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
January 12, 2020 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Baptism of the Lord Sunday

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Spirit Song” v.1 UMH#347

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:​Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary.
All: ​​Praise God in His mighty firmament!
Leader: ​Praise God for His mighty deeds.
All:​​ Praise God for His exceeding greatness!
Leader: ​Praise God with trumpet sound.
All: ​​Praise God with lute and harp!
Leader: ​Praise God wit tambourine and dance.
All: ​​Praise God with strings and pipe!
Leader: ​Praise God with sounding cymbals.
All: ​​Praise God with loud clashing cymbals!
Leader:​ Let everything that breathes praise the Lord!
All: ​​Praise the Lord!

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Lord, You Have Come to the Lakeshore” v.1-4 UMH #344

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 “Breathe on Me Breath of God” v. 1-4 UMH#420

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading: ​​Isaiah 42:1-9 ​​page 584
*Gospel Reading: ​​​Matthew 3:1-17 ​page 784

Message: ​​From Out of the Water Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Jesus Shall Reign” v. 1-4 UMH#157

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, January 12. 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship

Sunday, January 12. 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship

Sunday, January 19. 2020
Sunday School 9:30 Youth 9:45
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Jim Tanis

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Worship Design: 5:00 p.m.; Trustees: 6:30; Ad Council: 7:00 p.m.

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

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