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September 22 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
September 22, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Seek Ye First” v.1,2 UMH #405

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: ​Cry out to the Lord, for God hears our pleas.
All:​May our heads be springs of water and our eyes fountains of tears, for God answers the cries of the suffering.
Leader: ​Put your faith in God, our great physician.
All: ​We will reach out for the balm of Gilead, for God soothes the sorrows of the faithful.
Leader: ​Call upon the Lord, for God hears our pleas.
All: ​​We will enter God’s gates with hope and gladness.
Leader: ​Come, worship the one who hears our pleas.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer ​​ Affirmation From Romans UMH#887

*Hymn “There Is a Balm in Gilead” UMH #375

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 “Dear Lord and Father of Mankind” UMH#358

Sharing The Word

First Reading: ​​​​1 Timothy 2:1-7 page 963
*Gospel Reading: ​​​Luke 16:1-13 page 851

Message: Working Your Way Up​ Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “This is My Song” v.1,2,3 UMH#437

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday September 22, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Lunch and emergency plan immediately after service
Sunday September 29, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom Sunday
Sunday October 6, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Communion

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

Pianist​​​​ ​ Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist Kelly White
Nursery Carol Adams
Ministers​ All People As We Live the Good New

September 8 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
September 8, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Thirteenth 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

Leader: ​O Lord, you have searched me you know me.
All: ​You know when I sit down and when I rise. You discern my thoughts from far away.
Leader:​ I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
All:​​ Wonderful are your works. This I know very well.
Leader: ​With all your children,
All:​​ I will give you thanks and praise!

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Immortal, Invincible, God Only Wise” 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.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “In Christ There is No East or West” UMH# 548

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading:​​ Jeremiah 18:1-11 ​page 629
New Testament Reading:​​ Philemon 1:1-21 ​page 970

Message: The Potter’s Hands Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Wonderful Words of Life” UMH#600

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday September 8, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship:

Sunday September 15, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Sean Southwell, Child Evangelism

Sunday September 22, 2019
9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship:

Sunday September 29, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom Sunday

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

Pianist​​​:​ ​ Suzanne Bellrichard
Liturgist: Art Grumm
Nursery: Kathy Ohman
Ministers: All People As We Live the Good NewS

August 25th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
August 25, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Surely the Presence of the Lord” UMH#328

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: ​With great rejoicing we come to the house of the Lord today!
All: ​​God is our refuge and our stronghold.
Leader: ​The power and love of God flows through this gathering.
All: ​We place our whole trust in God’s mighty compassion for us.
Leader:​Come, let us worship the Lord!
All:​Let us celebrate the presence of God here in this place and in all our lives. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “When Morning Gilds the Skies” UMH#185

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time–Shalom Sunday
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 “Pass It On” UMH# 572

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament: Read Responsively Psalm 71:1-6
UMH#794 Gospel Reading: Luke 13:10-17​ ​

Message: How Do You See Sabbath? Pastor Gary ​​​

Prayer

*Hymn “Leaning On the Everlasting Arms” UMH#133

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday August 25, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom Sunday
Sunday September 1, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Communion Sunday
Sunday September 8, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship:

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

Pianist​​​​: Alissa Ross
Liturgist: Mechelle Schneider
Nursery: Doris Graham
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good New

August 11th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
August 11, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Ninth Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “I’ve Got Peace Like a River” TFWS #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: ​The Lord comes to us this day. Are you ready?
All: ​We are ready!
One: The Lord challenges us to be in ministries of peace and ​hope. Are you ready?
All: We are ready!
One:​ Let us praise God who calls us to serve God by helping others.
​​All: ​Praise be to God who has given us hope and peace.
​​​AMEN

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Morning Has Broken” UMH #145

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 “Trust and Obey” UMH #467

Sharing of the Word

Epistle Reading: ​​Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Page 977
Gospel Reading: ​​Luke 12:32-40 Page 847

Message: “We Need to Be Ready” Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Great is Thy Faithfulness” UMH #140

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, August 11, 2019
10:30 a.m. Worship
Thursday, August 15, 2019
1:00 p.m. UMW Meeting
Sunday, August 18, 2019
10:30 a.m. Worship Message by Nancy Frye
Sunday, August 25, 2019
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​​​​: Shar Boerema
Liturgist: Doris Graham
Nursery: Kathy Ohman
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good New

July 21st Service.

July 21, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Sixth Sunday After Pentecost
Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “This is the Day That the Lord Has Made” 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

Leader: ​We gather this day from a week filled with needs and demands.
All: ​​We come to find rest and renewal of our spirits.
Leader:​Open your hearts in love to hear the voice of God.
All: ​We want to quietly rest in God’s presence, free from the clamor of the world.
Leader:​ This is the day that the Lord has made!
All: ​​Let us rejoice and be glad in it. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “He Leadeth Me, O Blessed Thought” UMH #128

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 “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” UMH #349

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading: ​​​Psalm 52, Page 453
*Gospel Reading:​​​​ Luke 10:38-42, Page 844

Litany Reading

Message: What Is Your Top Priority? Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Let There Be Peace on Earth” UMH#431

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday July 21, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship:

Sunday July 28, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom Sunday

Sunday August 4, 2019
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​​​​: Shar Boerema
Liturgist:
Nursery: Joyce Twiss
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good New

June 30th Service

Indicates to stand as you are able
Third Sunday After Pentecost

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “How Majestic is Your Name” TFWS#2023

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:​ God calls us to be people of the Spirit.
All: ​We are people of the whirlwind-riding fiery horses and chariot of fire.
Leader: ​God calls us to be heirs with Christ.
All: ​We are heirs of freedom-heirs of a love that will not let us go.
Leader: ​God calls us to be children of the Most High.
All: ​We are children of promise-people of God’s glorious hope.
Leader: ​Come! Let us worship.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Spirit Song” UMH#347

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

Special Music: Janice Anderson & Richard Lindell

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “Blessed Assurance” UMH# 369

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament:​​​2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 page 290
*Gospel Reading:​​​Luke 9:51-62 page 843

​​​​Message: “Your Last Day on Earth” Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “When We All Get To Heaven” UMH#701

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, June 30, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom

Sunday, July 7, 2019
10:30 a.m. Worship: Communion Sunday

Sunday, July 14, 2019
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​​​​: ​​Shar Boerema
Liturgist: Mechelle Schneider
Nursery: Edith Bogart
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good New

Claybanks United Methodist Church
June 16, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Trinity Sunday

Father’s Day

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus” TFWS #2129

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 name of the Lord is majestic!
All: ​The mountains tower and the seas roar in praise of God!
Leader: ​When we look at the heavens, we rejoice in God!
All: ​​The moons, stars, solar systems are a delight to us!
Leader: ​Come, let us shout our praise to God!
All: ​​Lord, thank you for this awesome creation! AMEN.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer A Statement Of Faith Of The Korean Methodist Church​​​​​​​ UMH #884

*Hymn “Holy, Holy, Holy” UMH #64

Recognition of Father’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 “Come Thou Almighty King” UMH #61

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading: Psalm 8 page 427
*Gospel Reading: John 16:12-15 page 879
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*Gospel Reading: ​​ ​

Message: “The Trinity Of Three Persons” Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “I’ll Fly Away” TFWS #2282

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday June 16, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Father’s Day

Sunday June 23, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Fundraiser for Step UP

Sunday, June 30, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Worship: Shalom

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

Pianist​​​​ ​ Alissa Ross
Liturgist
Nursery Kathy Ohman
Ministers​ All People As We Live the Good New