Category Archives: Weekly Service

October 2nd Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, October 2, 2022

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

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Jesu, Jesu”…………………………UMH 432

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 must realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism.
All: God accepts from every nation the ones who do what is right.
Leader: Sing to the Lord all the nations,
All: Proclaim God’s salvation day after day.
Leader: Declare God’s glory among the nations,
All: The Lord’s marvelous deeds among all peoples.
Leader: Let all the earth praise the Lord.
All: Let all the people of the world worship the Lord.
Leader: Sing to the Lord a new song.
All: Sing to the Lord, all the earth.

*Gloria Patri………………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

Recognizing World Communion Sunday

*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
”Break Thou the Bread of Life”……………UMH 599

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 137…..……….Page 502

*Gospel Reading
Luke 17:5-10………..……Page 852

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”The State of our Faith Collectively”

Words of Assurance

The Great Thanksgiving

Prayer

*Hymn
”Forward Through the Ages”……………UMH 555

*Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Edie Bogart

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

September 25th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, September 25, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
The Voice of God Is Calling”……………UMH 436

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: Sheltered by God,
All: We come now to worship.
Leader: Invited by Christ,
All: We come now to pray.
Leader: Welcomed by the Spirit,
All: We gather as the people of God.

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

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Where Charity and Love Prevail”……………..UMH 549

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

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

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16………Page 477

*Gospel Reading
Luke 16:19-31……………Page 851

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Jesus Speaks of What Hell is Like”

Prayer

*Hymn..……………”Nothing but the Blood”………………UMH 362


*Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Art Grumm

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

September 18th Service

Sunday, September 18, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Love Devine, All Loves Excelling”………..UMH 384

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 God, we come into your courts with praise and thanksgiving!
All: We come in celebration and song.
Leader: We come in gratitude of your inheritance.
All: We come as those who have received blessing upon blessing.
Leader: We hear the cry of the poor in the land, and ache to offer relief.
All: We come to bring them blessing upon blessing.
Leader: O God, we come into your courts with praise and thanksgiving!
All: We come in celebration.

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

*Affirmation of Faith (see insert)

*Hymn……………..”O Jesus, I Have Promised”………..…..UMH 396

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
”I Surrender All”………………………UMH 354

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Jeremiah 8:18-9:1……….Page 619
*Gospel Reading

Luke 16:1-13…….….……Page 851

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Misuse of Power”

Prayer

*Hymn
”There Is a Balm in Gilead”……………UMH 375

*Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Konnie Grant

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

August 28th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, August 28, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Outdoor Old Time Worship
Church Family Picnic and Church Picture
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

Prelude

A Call to Holy Silence

 *Call to Worship and Praise

Leader: O Lord, open Thou our lips.      
All: And our mouth shall show forth Thy praise.
Leader: Praise ye the Lord.
All: The Lord’s name be praised.

*Call to Prayer

*Hymn
For a Thousand Tongues to Sing”…….(insert verses 1-4)

Invocation

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Promises of Pardon

Affirmation of Faith
…………………………… (see insert)

*Hymn

Jesus is All the World”……………… (see insert)

Children’s Time

Collections

Shalom Sunday Offering

The Offering of our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology………………………….…………UMH 95

Offertory Sentences

*Hymn
”Are You Able”……………………..(see insert)

The Lesson From Holy Scripture

Old Testament Reading
Deuteronomy 26:5-10.…….Page 159
Epistle Reading

Philippians 4:4-8………..…..Page 955

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”Stop, Look and Imagine”

Prayer

*Hymn
”All Things Bright and Beautiful”….……(see insert)

*Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – David Grossman

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

August 14 Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, August 14, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Tenth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Rejoice, the Lord is King”…………………UMH 715

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: Sing to the Lord a new song!
All: We sing a song of peace and hope!
Leader: Sing to the Lord a song of strength.
All: Our strength is in the Lord of hosts!
Leader: Sing to the Lord a song of joy!
All: Our song is a song of service and faithfulness. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri…………………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
O Jesus, I Have Promised”…………….…..UMH 396

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
”Faith of Our Fathers”………………….UMH 710

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19….Pages 470 & 471
*Gospel Reading

Hebrews 11:29 & 12:2…….…Page  978

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”We Do Not Have It So Bad”

Prayer

*Hymn
”Sent Forth by God’s Blessing”……….UMH 664

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Konnie Grant

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

July 31st Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, July 31, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Eighth Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Lord, I Lift Your Name On High”………..see insert

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: Our lives are in the care of God.
All: God has given us abundance and hope.
Leader: This day we have come to praise and thank God for all that God has done for us.
All: We gather to Celebrate God’s love and to offer our lives in service.
Leader: Come, let us open our hearts to the Lord!
All: Let us rejoice in God’s goodness and love. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri………………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
This Little Light of Mine”……………….….UMH 585

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Young People’s Time

Shalom Sunday Offering

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology
……………………………….…………UMH 95

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn
”I Love to Tell the Story”…………………UMH 156

Sharing of the Word

Old Testament Reading
Hosea 11:1-11…….…..Page 737
*Gospel Reading

Luke 10:38-42………………Page 845

Message by Pastor Gary Peterson
”We Can Be Easily Divided”

Prayer

*Hymn
Kum Ba Yah”……….……..UMH 494

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Art Grumm

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News

July 24th Service

Claybanks United Methodist Church
Sunday, July 24, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Seventh Sunday After Pentecost
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Welcome and Announcements

*Praise Song
Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty”.,,,,..UMH  64

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: Welcome to worship this day.
All: We have come seeking peace and hope.
Leader: This is the house of the Lord. In it you will find what you seek.
All: Help us to open our hearts to God’s words and will for us.
Leader: Ask for God’s help – it will be given to you.
All: Praise be to God who loves and cares for us. AMEN.

*Gloria Patri……………………..……….UMH   70

*Opening Prayer

*Hymn
Take My Life, and Let It Be”………………….UMH 399

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time: Galatians 6:9 – Do Something Good For Someone

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
”Amazing Grace”…………………..UMH 378

Sharing of the Word

 Old Testament Reading
Ecclesiastes 9:10…….…..Page 541
Epistle Reading

Acts 20:35, Hebrews 3:13……..Pages 905 & 972
*Gospel Reading

Matthew 22:37-40……………Page 804

Message by Jim Tanis
”MTC”

Prayer

*Hymn
He Lives”…………………..UMH 310

Benediction

Postlude – Please be seated

Pianist – Suzanne Bellrichard

Liturgist  – Edie Bogart

Ministers – All People As We Live The Good News