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May 19 Sevice

May 19, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “I Love You, Lord ” TFWS# 2068

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: ​Let praise to God resound in the heavens!
All: ​​Let praise to God fill the earth!
Leader:​ Let all God’s angels offer praise and rejoicing!
All: ​​Let all God’s creatures sing praise and joy!
Leader: ​Open your hearts and spirits today.
All: ​​Let us praise the Lord today and always! AMEN.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer A Statement Of Faith Of The United Church Of Canada​​​​ UMH #884

*Hymn “ Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” UMH #384

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 Old Rugged Cross” UMH #504

Sharing of the Word

New Testament Reading​ Philippians 1:20,21 page 953

Message: Teen Challenge

Prayer

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

Benediction

Luncheon prepared by our Missions group with Freewill Offering immediately after the service.

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, May 19, 2019
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday
9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship: Teen Challenge meal & free will offering

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
5:00 Worship Committee
6:30 Trustee Meeting
7:00 Ad Council
Newsletter Deadline

Sunday May 26, 2019
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday
10:30 am – Worship: Memorial Day Shalom Sunday

Sunday, June 2, 2019
10:30 am – Worship: Hymn Sing No communion
Communion will be Sunday, June 9

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

Pianist​​​​ ​Alissa Ross
Liturgist Pastor Gary
Nursery Doris Graham
Ministers​ All People As We Live the Good New

Claybanks United Methodist Church
May 12, 2019 10:30am
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Fourth Sunday of Easter
Festival of Mothers

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Into My Heart” TFWS #2160

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: ​Awake! Rise up!
All:​​ There is much to be done in the Lord’s Name today.
Leader: ​Get ready to worship and serve God.
All:​We are ready to hear God’s word for us and to respond in action and love.
Leader:​ Open your hearts to God’s will this day.
All:​Praise be to God who walks with us and guides us with His Holy Spirit. Amen

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “The Church’s One Foundation” UMH #545

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 “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” UMH #474

SHARING THE WORD

New Testament Reading Acts 9:36-43​ Page#894
*Gospel Reading​ John 10:22-30​ Page #873

​Message “Good Shepherd” Pastor Gary

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn “Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us” UMH #381

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, May 12, 2019
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday School
9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship: Communion & Mother’s Day, Family Promise
Sunday, May 19 2019
​9:30 am – Adult Sunday School 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship: Teen Challenge & Potluck, Free Will Offering
Sunday, May 26, 2019
9:30 am – Adult Sunday School 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
​10:30 am – Worship Memorial

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Website: http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com
Pianist​​​​:​ Alissa Ross
Liturgist: Art Grumm
Nursery:Joyce Twiss
Ministers​: All People As We Live the Good News

Easter

April 21, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Easter Sunday
Visit to an Empty Grave

Leader: Come Easter people, gather ‘round.
All: The first light of Easter has broken through.
Leader: This fire tells us that Easter has come.
All: Jesus Christ has risen, just as He said.
Leader: Christ is risen!
All: Christ is risen indeed!
Leader: Now all the prayers that we have prayed during Lent, we send to our risen Christ, in the first fire of Easter morning. Hear our prayers O Light of God.

Gospel Reading: John 20:10-18 p. 882

Lighting The Easter Candle

Leader: We light the Christ candle.
All: With this candle, we carry the first light of Easter into our church.
Leader: Easter people, gather ‘round, your Light has come.
All: Jesus Christ has risen, just as he said.
Leader: Christ is risen!
All: Christ is risen indeed!

Easter Morning Prayer

Easter Breakfast 9:45 a.m.

Process into Sanctuary all together at 10:30 a.m.

*Gospel Reading: John 20:9-10 p. 882

Praise Song “He Lives” first verse only UMH #302

Welcome and Announcements

Prelude

Special Music

*Call to Worship

Leader: This is the day that the Lord has made.
All: Let us rejoice and be glad in it.
Leader: The crucified one is risen in glory.
All: The stone that the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone.
Leader: This is the Lord’s doing.
All: It is marvelous in our eyes.
Leader: Let us rejoice and be glad in it.

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 “Up from the Grave He Arose” UMH #322
SHARING THE WORD
First Reading Acts 10:34-43 Page 895
*Gospel Reading John 20:11-18 Page 882

Message “I Have Seen The Lord!” Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Christ the Lord is Risen Today” verses 1-4 UMH #302

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, April 21, 2019 – Easter Sunday
9:30 a.m. – Sunrise Worship
9:45 a.m. – Breakfast
10:30 a.m. – Worship

Sunday, April 28, 2019 – Humorous Sunday
9:45 a.m. – Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship

Sunday, May 5, 2019
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
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
Liturgist Edith Bogart
Nursery Carol Adams
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

Good Friday Service

April 19, 2019 2:00 pm
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Good Friday
As you enter the sanctuary please be respectful of the quietness of this time.

Prelude

Centering Words

Call to Worship

Leader: Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
All: We were the hollow echo of hosannas once spoken in love.
Leader: Were you in the garden when the disciples fell asleep?
All: We were the betrayal in Judas’s kiss.
Leader: Were you in the courtyard when the cock crowed?
All: We were the denial on Peter’s lips.
Leader: Were you among the scoffers when Jesus was flogged?
All: We were the whip in the soldier’s hand.
Leader: Were you in Pilate’s chamber when he washed his hands of Jesus’ fate?
All: We were the hated of the crowd, and the indifference in Pilate’s heart.
Leader: Were you with the powers of this world when the soldiers dressed Jesus as king?
All: We were the mockery in the crown of thorns.
Leader: Were you among the spectators at Golgotha?
All: We were the nails that pierced Jesus’ hands and feet.
Leader: Were you there when they crucified my Lord?
All: Were the silence when no bird sang.

Opening Hymn “Were You There When They Crucified My Lord” UMH #288 (vv 1-3)

Opening Prayer

First Reading – Luke 22:39-53 (The first candle is extinguished)

Second Reading – John 18:12-14 (The second candle is extinguished)

Hymn “Go To Dark Gethsemane” (vv 1-2) UMH #290

Third Reading – Luke 22:54b-62 (The third candle is extinguished)

Litany:

Leader: There is no warmth in the fire.
All: Our blood runs as cold as the night.
Leader: The one we love is in peril.
All: Our courage blows away like the wind.
Leader: Strangers recognize our fellowship in Jesus.
All: Our denial pierces the soul like the cock’s crow pierces the dawn.
Leader: There is no warmth in the fire.
All: Our tears flow as cold as the night.

Fourth Reading – John 18:19-23 (The fourth candle is extinguished)

Fifth Reading – Matthew 27:1-2 (The fifth candle is extinguished)

Prayer

Sixth Reading – Matthew 27:3-10 (The sixth candle is extinguished)

Litany:

Leader: Jesus stands condemned.
All: Wait! Stop the madness.
Leader: It is too late.
All: We will repent of our sin.
Leader: You have been well paid.
All: We don’t want blood money.
Leader: It is yours all the same.
All: Please, stop this madness.
Leader: It is too late.

Seventh Reading – John 18:33-38 (The seventh candle is extinguished)

Hymn “What Wondrous Love Is This” UMH#292

Eighth Reading -Matthew 27:15-24 (The eighth candle is extinguished)

Prayer

Ninth Reading – Matthew 27:26-31 (The ninth candle is extinguished)

Hymn “O Sacred Head Now Wounded” UMH#286

Tenth Reading – Matthew 27:32-37; John 19:20b-21 (The tenth candle is extinguished)

Eleventh Reading – Luke 23:35, 39-43 (The eleventh candle is extinguished)
Music
Litany:

Leader: Come to the cross and feel the weight of the world.
All: We bring the weight of our sins.
Leader: Come to the cross and feel the weight of the world.
All: We bring the weight of our desertions and our betrayals.
Leader: Come to the cross and feel the weight of the world.
All: We bring the weight of our accusations and our scorn.
Leader: Come to the cross and feel the weight of the world.
All: We bring the weight of our lives.

Twelfth Reading – Mark 15:33-34 (The twelfth candle is extinguished)

Thirteenth Reading – Mark 15:35-36 (The thirteenth candle is extinguished)

Fourteenth Reading – Matthew 27:50-51

(Our Funeral Church Bell is rung once, then the fourteenth candle is extinguished)

Draping of the Cross (The Christ candle is extinguished)

*Please depart the Sanctuary in silence until reaching Fellowship Hall*

April 14th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
April 14, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Palm Sunday

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “King of Kings” 2X TFWS #2075

Accompanied by Children’s Processional with palms and church bells

Prelude

*Call to Worship

Leader: Hosanna! Blessed is the One who comes in the name of the Lord!
All: Hosanna! Rejoice for the Lord is in our midst.
Leader: He comes with joy and hope.
All: He comes to set us free from fear.
Leader: Hosanna!
All: Hosanna! Glory in the Highest Heaven. Amen.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

Pastor: Save us Lord!
All: Hosanna!
Pastor: Praise the Lord!
All: Alleluia!
Pastor: To you who triumphed overdeath…….in both life and death.
All: Amen.

*Hymn “All Hail the Power of Jesus’s Name” UMH #154

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 “Wonderful Words of Life” UMH #600

SHARING THE WORD
Dramatic Reading: Luke 19:29-38 p. 854
*Gospel Reading: Luke 19:39-44 p. 854
Old Testament: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 p. 492

Message Pastor Gary
“The Scripture Continues To Be Fulfilled”

Prayer

*Hymn “My Hope is Built” UMH #368

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, April 14
9:30 am – Adult Sunday 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am –Worship: Palm Sunday

Tuesday, April 16
4:00 Church Clean Up & Hot Dog Roast

Sunday, April 21, 2019
9:30 a.m. – Sunrise Easter Service, Brunch follows
10:30 am – Worship Easter Sunday

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

Pianist AlissaRoss
Liturgist Art Grumm
Nursery Edith Bogart
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

 

April 7th Service

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Spirit Song” 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: Break open hearts this morning to hear your word, O God.
All: Let our fears be vanquished, our spirits restored!
Leader: Come and let us worship with great joy!
All: Let us drop the things of the past which weighed us down!
Leader: God is about to do something new in our lives!
All: Let God’s will become strong in our lives.
Amen.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “This Is the Day of New Beginnings” UMH#383

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 “Shall We Gather at the River” UMH#723

SHARING THE WORD

Old Testament Readings:
Leviticus 15:13-15 page 90
Numbers 15:37-41 page 118
*Gospel Reading John 21:1-19 page 883

Message Pastor Gary
“It Takes More Than Water To Be Washed Clean”

Words of Assurance
The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

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

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements
Sunday, April 7, 2019
9:30 am – Adult Sunday 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am –Worship: Communion Sunday

Sunday, April 14
9:30 am – Adult Sunday 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am –Worship: Palm Sunday

Sunday, April 21, 2019
9:30 a.m. – Sunrise Easter Service, Brunch follows
10:30 am – Worship Easter Sunday

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

Pianist
Liturgist Mark Gauntley
Nursery Doris Graham
How Great Thou Art
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

March 24th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
March 24, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Third Sunday in Lent

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song “Glorify Thy Name” TFWS#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

Leader: Lord, you are our God.
All: We will praise you with joyful lips.
Leader: Lord, you are our God.
All: Our souls thirst for you.
Leader: Lord, you are our God.
All: We behold your power and majesty.
Leader: Lord, you are our God.
All: We will bless you all of the days of our lives.

*Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer The Apostles Creed UMH# 881

*Hymn “Just Closer Walk with Thee” TFWS#2158

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 “His Eye is on the Sparrow” TFWS#2146

SHARING THE WORD

New Testament Colossians 3:12-14 p. 958
*Gospel Reading Matthew 6:5-15 p. 787

Message “On The Road To Forgiveness” Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “The Summons” TFWS#2130

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, March 24, 2019
9:30 am – Adult Sunday 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am –Worship

Sunday, March 31, 2019
9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship Shalom Sunday

Sunday, April 7, 2019
9:30 am – Adult Sunday 9:45 a.m.Youth Sunday School
10:30 am –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 Konnie Grant
Nursery Kathy Ohman