Third Sunday After the Epiphany
January 24, 2016
VISIT OUR WEBSITE
Dinner 6 p.m. – Christian Recovery meeting 7 p.m.
Downstairs fellowship hall
BIBLE STUDY – TUESDAY
Dinner 6 p.m. – Bible Study 7 p.m.
IN OUR CHURCH FELLOWSHIP AREA
Nurture Ministry – Barbara Smith (732) 495-1672
1st UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT
1104 OCEAN AVENUE
SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760
CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM
MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY
1ST SUNDAY– 2PM
WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!
A Service of Word & Music
RINGING OF THE BELL
PREPARATION FOR THE WORD
PRELUDE (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Leader: A good name is more desirable than great riches;
People: To be esteemed is better than silver or gold.
INTRODUCTION “Into My Heart” (Verse 1) FWS 2160
HYMN OF INVOCATION UMH
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all..
People: And also with you.
Leader: Strive after better gifts. Christ will show you a still more excellent way.
People: We are the body of Christ, member for member, and will follow the more excellent way.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
Creator of planets and stars, we come to worship you and to seek the guidance we need to keep our lives in the more excellent way. Guide us in our worship and in our daily life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
HEARING OF THE WORD
OLD TESTAMENT READING
“Nehemiah 8:1-3,5-6,8-10” SP 347 lp 761 or
HYMN OF PREPARATION
Psalm “19” UMH 750
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“1 Corinthians 12:12-31a” SP 813 LP 1785 or 17
“Luke 4:14-21” SP 727 LP 1596 or
“MORNING MESSAGE” Pastor Michael Turner
RESPONSE TO THE WORD
Moment of silence
*Affirmation of Faith
Gloria Patri UMH 70
Prayers of the people
Passing of the Peace
Offering of self and resources
Hymn of Dedication UMH
Benediction and Sending Forth FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
As you are able – please stand to Praise God