Category Archives: Weekly Service

May 29 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, May 29, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30

Ascension of the Lord
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Memorial Day Weekend                              

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
The Church’s One Foundation”..UMH  546

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: Clap your hands, people of God.
All: Shout to God with cries of joy.
Leader: Look to the heavens, brothers, and sisters in Christ.
All: Witness the power of our God.
Leader: Clap your hands, people of God.
All: Shout to God with cries of joy.

*Gloria Patri………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies”……..….UMH 173

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Special Music
America the Beautiful”……………….UMH 696
Janice Anderson and Richard Lindell

Children’s Time –
After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.” 
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
Jesus Shall Reign”……………………UMH 157

Sharing of the Word

 Epistle Reading
Acts 1:1-11…………….…….Page 884

*Gospel Reading
Luke 24:44-53…………………Page 861

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”You are Witnesses of These Things”

Prayer

*Hymn
”This Is My Father’s World”……………UMH 144   

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Reba Peterson

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

May 1st Service

Sunday, May 1, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Third Sunday of Easter
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
O How I Love Jesus”…………..UMH  170

Prelude

*Processional

In this place, among these people
God is worshipped, God is praised
We have seen the signs and wonders;
Mary
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: Sing praises to God, you people of faith.
All: We give thanks to God, who heals and restores.
Leader: Praise God who transforms us, who heals and loves us.
All: Praise God, who clothes us with joy.
Leader: Do not be silent. Praise the Lord!
All: We give thanks to our God, today and always.

*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 to “Jesus

Loves Me.”  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

 Epistle Reading
Acts 9:1-20……..…….……Page 893
*Gospel Reading

John 21:1-19 …………………Page 883

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”We All Have A Right To Be Afraid”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn
”Blest Be the Tie That Binds”.…………..UMH  557

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Darwin Parsons

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

April 10th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, April 10, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able
Palm Sunday

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”…………. UMH 278

Prelude

*Processional – Waving of palm branches as we sing

Palm Sunday Reading

Call to Worship
Leader:  Sing glory to God in the highest heaven.
All: The king is coming!
Leader: Even if we were to keep silent, the rocks will shout it out.
All: The King is coming!
Leader: The King is coming!
All: Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest!

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

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Tell Me the Stories of Jesus”…….…..….UMH 277

Prayers of the People
– Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.”  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
”All Glory, Laud, and Honor”…………..UMH 280

Sharing of the Word

 Old Testament Reading
Psalm 118: 1-2, 19-29…..Page 492
*Gospel Reading

Luke 19:28-40 …………………Page 854

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”The Lord Needs It”

Prayer

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

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Patsy Schneider

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Konnie Grant

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

April 3rd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, April 3, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Fifth Sunday in Lent
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
For the Beauty of the Earth”…………. UMH  92

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: Spring is about to break forth!
All: In all the land, new life is happening!
Leader: Feel the wonder and power of God’s creative energy.
All: Feel the awe and joy of God’s love for us.
Leader: Let us worship God with a full sense of joy and expectation.
All: Let us open our hearts, our spirits, our souls, to God’s lavish love.
AMEN.

*Gloria Patri…………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

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

Prayers of the People
– Joys and Concerns
(The Lord’s Prayer to be prayed during Communion Liturgy)

Children’s Time – After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.”  Children under five are welcome to remain in worshipor go to the nursery.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology……………………………..…UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn…………”Breathe on Me, Breath of God”………….UMH 420

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Isaiah 43:16-21…………..Page 586
*Gospel Reading

John 12:1-8 …………………Page 874

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Filled with the Fragrance”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn
”Jesus Calls Us”.………….………UMH  398

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – David Grossman

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Lisa Butler

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

March 27th Service

Sunday, March 27, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Fourth Sunday in Lent
UMCOR
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

Invocation

*Praise Song
What a Friend We Have In Jesus”……. UMH 526

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 psalmist writes that the faithful should pray to God in troubled times.
All: Reconciling God, we pray with those in trouble, who are impacted by hurricanes, fires, political unrest, war, and poverty.
Leader: The psalmist writes that God surrounds us with songs of rescue.
All: Reconciling God, we pray with those in need of rescue who are suffering from viruses, famine, forced migration and climate disaster.
Leader: The psalmist writes that faithful love surrounds us.
All: Reconciling God, make us ambassadors for Christ to extend your faithful love through our support of missions.

*Gloria Patri………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service”…..UMH 581

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

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

Shalom Sunday Offering and Special UMCOR Offering

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology………………..…UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

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

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 32……………Page 440
Epistle Reading

2 Corinthians 5:16-21………….Page 940
*Gospel Reading

Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32……….Page 850

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Lost and Found”

Prayer

*Hymn
”Blest Be the Tie That Binds”.…….……UMH  557

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Cindy Butler

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Kelly White

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

March 13th Service

Sunday, March 13, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Second Sunday in Lent
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Lead On, O King Eternal”………….. UMH 580

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 Holy one calls us to trust and pray.
All: God is our light and salvation, the stronghold of our lives.
Leader: The Holy One calls us to take courage, as we travel the path with Jesus.
All: Teach us your ways, O God, and lead us on our journeys.
Leader: Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord.
All: Behold the beauty of the Holy One, and bless God’s holy name.

*Gloria Patri……………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn

Gather Us In”…………………….TFWS 2236

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time –
After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.”  Children under five are welcome to remain in worshipor go to the nursery.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology………………….…UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”Children of the Heavenly Father”………..UMH 141

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading……………… Psalm 27……………Page 437

*Gospel Reading……………… Luke 13:31-35……………..Page 849

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Under The Wings”

Prayer

*Hymn
”How Like a Gentle Spirit”.……..……UMH  115

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Reba Peterson

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Edith Bogart

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

February 27 Service

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Transfiguration Sunday
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Shine, Jesus, Shine”………………..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, 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: It is easy to stand here in the valley of our comfort.
All: We know what to expect and what is expected of us.
Leader: But Christ calls us to the mountain top to receive a new vision.
All: We are not sure we are ready for that.
Leader: Place your hope and trust in Christ, for He is your guide.
All: Let us open our hearts to Christ, ready for the vision he places before us. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri…………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Fairest Lord Jesus”………………………UMH 189

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time – After prayers, sing the children out to “Jesus Loves Me.”  Children under five are welcome to remain in worshipor go to the nursery.

Shalom Sunday Offering

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 Reading
Exodus 34:29-35…………Page 71
*Gospel Reading

Luke 9:28-36…………….…Page 843

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Going Up the Mountain”

Prayer

*Hymn
”This Is My Father’s World”.…..……UMH  144

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Nursery – Doris Graham

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – David Grossmam

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News