Sunday Bulletin: Feb 16, 2020

Sixth Sunday After the Epiphany

February 16, 2020

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

Sea Bright Acoustic Café

Next performance date February 22, 2020

Featuring Jim Winder & The Race 

8 pm to 10 pm in Downstairs Fellowship Hall

ALL ARE WELCOME – Bring a friend.

Outreach Ministry – Barbara Smith – 732-495-1672

Text Box: PASTOR: MICHAEL TURNER Cell Phone:  848-218-2171 
LAY LEADER & MUSICIAN:  GEORGE FINEGAN 
LAY SERVANTS:  REILEE TURNER, GRACE DAKOGLOU,                      ROBERT LAMBERT

1st UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE, SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1ST SUNDAY– 2PM

WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE    (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader:  Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, 

People:  But whoever takes crooked paths will be found out.  Amen

INTRODUCTION   “Into My Heart” (Verse 1)             FWS 2160

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH 555

       “Forward Through the Ages”                

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you, 

People:  And also with you. 

Leader:  Choose life.  Love, obey and hold fast to God.  

People:  We choose life.  We will love, obey, and hold fast to God, for that is life for us and our descendants.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

Living God, we seek you with our whole heart though we are not entirely blameless and deserving of your gracious attention.  Though we may be no longer in spiritual infancy, we have yet to grow to the maturity of Jesus Christ.  Receive our prayers for Jesus’ sake.  Amen.

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING

“DEUTERONOMY 30:15-20”                                     PAGE 320

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                      UMH 420

     “Breathe on Me, Breath of God” 

PSALM              119:1-8                                               UMH 840

SECOND  READING

“1 CORINTHIANS 3:1-9”                                         PAGE 1772

GOSPEL READING

MATTHEW 5:21-37””                                              PAGE 1506

MESSAGE       

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 560

     “Help Us Accept Each Other”

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH                    FWS 2160

     “Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Feb 9, 2020

Fifth Sunday After the Epiphany
February 9, 2020

FOOTPRINTS
Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall
Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY
Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Upstairs Fellowship Area

Sea Bright Acoustic Café
Next performance date will be announced
8 pm to 10 pm in Downstairs Fellowship Hall
ALL ARE WELCOME – Bring a friend.

Outreach 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
E-mail: seabrightumc1@verizon.net
WEB: www.seabrightumc.org
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM
MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY
1ST SUNDAY– 2PM

WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader: Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love;
People: According to your great compassion blot out my transgressions.
Leader: Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. Amen

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,

People: And also with you.

Leader: O praise the Lord! Happy is the person who fears the Eternal One.

People: We find great joy in God’s commandments.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

Invisible God, you have revealed yourself to us in Jesus Christ, sharing your own Spirit in communion with our spirit. As we come to worship disclose yourself more fully as we hear your written word and pray in the Spirit of Jesus Christ. Amen.

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING

“ ISAIAH 58:1-12” PAGE 1154

HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH
“”

PSALM 112 UMH 833

SECOND READING

“1 CORINTHIANS 2:1-16 PAGE 1771

GOSPEL READING

“MATTHEW 5:13-20” PAGE 1505

MESSAGE

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

Sunday Bulletin: Feb 02, 2020

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

February 2, 2020

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

Sea Bright Acoustic Café

Next performance to be announced. 

8 pm to 10 pm in Downstairs Fellowship Hall

Outreach Ministry – Barbara Smith – 732-495-1672

Text Box: PASTOR: MICHAEL TURNER Cell Phone:  848-218-2171 
LAY LEADER & MUSICIAN:  GEORGE FINEGAN 
LAY SERVANTS:  REILEE TURNER, GRACE DAKOGLOU,                      ROBERT LAMBERT

1st UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE, SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1ST SUNDAY– 2PM

WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE    (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader:  Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands.

People:  May those who fear you rejoice when they see me for I have put my hope in your word.

INTRODUCTION   “Into My Heart” (Verse 1)             FWS 2160

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH 213

       “Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates”                

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you, 

People:  And also with you. 

Leader:  Depend upon God to grant your heart’s desire.  

People:  We will commit our lives to Christ and trust the Spirit to do what is beyond our doing. 

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

God on high, we bow before you humbly but we cannot claim to always love kindness and do justice.  Though we aspire to achieve this perfection, we can now offer only the advocacy of Jesus who has achieved such sinlessness before you.  Continue the work of the Spirit in our transformation for your name’s sake.  Amen.

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING

“MICAH 6:1-8”                                                         PAGE 1452

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                       UMH 189

     “Fairest Lord Jesus” 

PSALM                            15:1-5                                 UMH 747

SECOND  READING

“1 CORINTHIANS 1:18-31”                                                       PAGE 1770  

GOSPEL READING

MATTHEW 5:1-12 ”                                              PAGE 1505

MESSAGE       

“MORNING MESSAGE”                           Pastor Michael Turner

RESPONSE TO THE WORD

MOMENT OF SILENCE

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH

GLORIA PATRI                                                              UMH 70

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

INVITATION TO COMMUNION                                     UMH 12

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                                      UMH 13

HYMN OF DEDICATION                                               UMH 348

     “Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling”

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH                    FWS 2160

     “Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Jan 26, 2020

Third Sunday After the Epiphany

January 26, 2020

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

Sea Bright Acoustic Café

Next performance date will be announced 

8 pm to 10 pm in Downstairs Fellowship Hall

ALL ARE WELCOME – Bring a friend.

Outreach Ministry – Barbara Smith – 732-495-1672

Text Box: PASTOR: MICHAEL TURNER Cell Phone:  848-218-2171 
LAY LEADER & MUSICIAN:  GEORGE FINEGAN 
LAY SERVANTS:  REILEE TURNER, GRACE DAKOGLOU,                      ROBERT LAMBERT

1st UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE, SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1ST SUNDAY– 2PM

WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE    (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader:  Accept, Lord, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws.

People:  Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I will not forget your law.  Amen

INTRODUCTION   “Into My Heart” (Verse 1)             FWS 2160

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH 545

       “The Church’s One Foundation”                

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you, 

People:  And also with you. 

Leader:  Be constant in God’s house all the days of your life.

People:  Gaze upon the beauty of the Eternal One and seek the Eternal in God’s temple.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

We have sought your face, O God, and found it revealed in the face of Jesus Christ.  In the communion of the Holy Spirit, let us know you more intimately in our worship not only for our joy but for our certainty in sharing our faith with others, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING

 ISAIAH 9:1-4”                                                            PAGE 1073

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                      UMH 358

     “Dear Lord and Father of Mankind” 

PSALM              27 1-9                                                  UMH 758

SECOND  READING

“1 CORINTHIANS 1:10-18                                         PAGE 1770

GOSPEL READING

MATTHEW 4:12-23”                                                 PAGE 1504

MESSAGE       

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 295

     “In the Cross of Christ I Glory

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH                    FWS 2160

     “Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Jan 19, 2020

Second Sunday After the Epiphany
January 19, 2020

FOOTPRINTS
Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall
Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY
Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Upstairs Fellowship Area

Sea Bright Acoustic Café
Next performance will be Saturday – January 25, 2020
8 pm to 10 pm in Downstairs Fellowship Hall
ALL ARE WELCOME – Bring a friend.

Outreach 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
E-mail: seabrightumc1@verizon.net
WEB: www.seabrightumc.org
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM
MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY
1ST SUNDAY– 2PM

WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader: Show me your ways, O Lord, teach me your paths;

People: Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.

INTRODUCTION “Into My Heart” (Verse 1) FWS 2160

HYMN OF INVOCATION UMH 400
“Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you,

People: And also with you.

Leader: Do not keep the goodness of God hidden in your heart.

People: We will proclaim God’s faithfulness and saving power.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

As we are gathered in your presence, O God, we proclaim your faithfulness and saving power. Like the first twelve we have followed Jesus as our teacher and believe that he is your anointed servant. Through him we have received the Spirit without whom we could not pray as we ought. Accept our spiritual worship through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING

“ ISAIAH 49:1-7” PAGE 1139

HYMN OF PREPARATION FWS 2051
“I Was There to Hear Your Borning Cry”

PSALM 40 UMH 774

SECOND READING

“1 CORINTHIANS 1:1-9” PAGE 1769

GOSPEL READING

“JOHN 1:9-42” PAGE 1647

MESSAGE

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 396
“O Jesus, I Have Promised”

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Jan 12, 2020

First Sunday After the Epiphany

January 12, 2019

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

Sea Bright Acoustic Café

Next performance will be Saturday – January 25, 2020

8 pm to 10 pm in Downstairs Fellowship Hall

ALL ARE WELCOME – Bring a friend.

Outreach Ministry – Barbara Smith – 732-495-1672

Text Box: PASTOR: MICHAEL TURNER Cell Phone:  848-218-2171 
LAY LEADER & MUSICIAN:  GEORGE FINEGAN 
LAY SERVANTS:  REILEE TURNER, GRACE DAKOGLOU,                      ROBERT LAMBERT

1st UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE, SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1ST SUNDAY– 2PM

WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE    (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader:  Praise the Lord, all you nations: extol him, all you peoples.

People:  For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.

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, 

People:  And also with you. 

People:  God has saved his people,

Leader:  Ascribe to the Eternal the glory due to God’s name.

People:  We bow down to the Holy One in the splendor of holiness.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

To no idols, but to you, O God, we bow in worship, for you only are worthy of our adoration and thanksgiving for you give us life and hope.  In our baptism you have also received us as brothers and sisters of Jesus Christ and blessed us with the Spirit who inspires these prayers through the same Lord Jesus.  Amen

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING

 ISAIAH 42:1-9”                                                         PAGE 1125

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                       UMH  

     “ 

PSALM              29                                                         UMH 761

SECOND  READING

“ACTS 10:34-43”                                                        PAGE 1708

GOSPEL READING

MATTHEW 3:13-17”                                                 PAGE 1503

MESSAGE       

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

Sunday Bulletin: Jan 05, 2020

Epiphany Sunday

January 5, 2019

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next performance will be Saturday – January 18, 2020 

8 pm to 10 pm in Downstairs Fellowship Hall

Text Box: PASTOR: MICHAEL TURNER Cell Phone:  848-218-2171 
LAY LEADER & MUSICIAN:  GEORGE FINEGAN 
LAY SERVANTS:  REILEE TURNER, GRACE DAKOGLOU,                      ROBERT LAMBERT


Outreach 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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1ST SUNDAY– 2PM

WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE    (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader:  Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, 

People:  and He will reward them for what they have done.

INTRODUCTION   “Into My Heart” (Verse 1)             FWS 2160

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH 203

       “Hail to the Lord’s Anointed”                

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you, 

People:  And also with you. 

Leader:  Sing out your praises and say,  

People:  God has saved his people,

Leader:  See how the Savior brings them from the end of the earth,

People:  the blind and lame among them,

 Leader:  women with child

People:  and women in labor, a great company.

Leader:  Young men and old shall rejoice,

People:  then shall the girl show her joy in the dance.

Leader:  God turns their mourning into gladness,

People:  and gives them joy to outdo their sorrow.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

God of our hopes, Christ of our faith, Spirit in our hearts, we come to worship you with joy and gladness. Your goodness knows no limits; you are kind to all and we worship you in all sincerity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING

 ISAIAH 60:1-6 ”                                                          PAGE 1157

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                       UMH 251

     “Go, Tell It On The Mountain 

PSALM                            72 :1-7, 10-14                   UMH 795

SECOND  READING

“EPHESIANS 3:1-12”                                                                    PAGE 1820  

GOSPEL READING

“MATTHEW 2:1-12 ”                                              PAGE 1501

MESSAGE       

“MORNING MESSAGE”                           Pastor Michael Turner

RESPONSE TO THE WORD

MOMENT OF SILENCE

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH

GLORIA PATRI                                                              UMH 70

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

INVITATION TO COMMUNION                                     UMH 12

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                                      UMH 13

HYMN OF DEDICATION                                               UMH 221

     “In The Bleak Midwinter ”

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH                    FWS 2160

     “Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Dec 29, 2019

First Sunday After Christmas

December 29, 2019 

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next performance will be January 18, 2020 

Text Box: PASTOR: MICHAEL TURNER Cell Phone:  848-218-2171 
LAY LEADER & MUSICIAN:  GEORGE FINEGAN 
LAY SERVANTS:  REILEE TURNER, GRACE DAKOGLOU,                      ROBERT LAMBERT


Outreach 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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

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:  Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.   

People:  Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.    

Leader:  Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.     

INTRODUCTION   “Into My Heart” (Verse 1)               FWS 2160

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                                   UMH 240                                               

 “Hark!  The Herald Angels Sing” 

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People:  And also with you.

Leader:  With the whole congregation we will praise the great deed of God.

People:  With the whole congregation we will praise God, who has won a name by marvelous deeds in Jesus Christ.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

Though you hear our unspoken prayers and the quietest whisper, O God, you rejoice also to hear the common voice we speak together in your in your praise and honor.  We come to you in the confidence of children to their own parent because you have come to us in Jesus Christ our brother.  Amen

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                  

Isaiah 63:7-9                                                           PAGE 1162

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                     UMH 229          

“Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

PSALM          “148”                                                 UMH 861 

SECOND READING                                             

Hebrews 2:10-18                                                   PAGE 1862

GOSPEL 

Matthew 2:13-23                                                PAGE 1502 

MESSAGE       

“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 242                                              

     “Love Came Down At Christmas”

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH                     FWS 2160

     “Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Dec 22, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Advent

December 22, 2019 

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE

Dinner at 6:30 p.m. – Please bring a dessert, if possible.

Service at 8:00 p.m.

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next performance will be January 18, 2020 

Text Box: PASTOR: MICHAEL TURNER Cell Phone:  848-218-2171 
LAY LEADER & MUSICIAN:  GEORGE FINEGAN 
LAY SERVANTS:  REILEE TURNER, GRACE DAKOGLOU,                      ROBERT LAMBERT


Outreach 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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

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:  Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.   

People:  Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.    

Leader:  Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.     

INTRODUCTION   “Into My Heart” (Verse 1)               FWS 2160

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                                   UMH 245                                               

 “The First Noel” 

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People:  And also with you.

Leader:  Beloved of God and  called to holiness, grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  

People:  We seek the face of God who is with us in Jesus Christ.        

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

We seek your face, O God, seen by Mary and Joseph, and the first disciples of Jesus Christ, and visible to the eyes of our hearts as we hear the Good News they have written in the scriptures and as we are open to the Spirit of Christ within us.  Be with us today and always.  Amen.  

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                  

Isaiah 7:10-16                                                         PAGE 1071

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   UMH 230            

“O Little Town of Bethlehem”

PSALM          “80:1-7,17-19”                                    UMH 801 

NEW TESTAMENT READING

Romans 1:1-7”                                                       PAGE 1744

GOSPEL 

Matthew 1:18-25                                                 PAGE 1501 

MESSAGE       

“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 220                                              

     “Angels from the Realms of Glory”

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH                     FWS 2160

     “Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Dec 15, 2019

Third Sunday of Advent

December 15, 2019

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE

Dinner at 6:30 p.m. – Please bring a dessert, if possible.

Service at 8:00 p.m.

GIFTS FOR THE HOMELESS

The gifts that have been collected will be delivered next week.  If you have anything more you would like to donate please let us know by putting a note in the Offertory Plate or by calling    Barbara (732-495-1672) or Grace (908-303-9695)

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next performance will be in January. 

Text Box: PASTOR: MICHAEL TURNER Cell Phone:  848-218-2171 
LAY LEADER & MUSICIAN:  GEORGE FINEGAN 
LAY SERVANTS:  REILEE TURNER, GRACE DAKOGLOU,                      ROBERT LAMBERT


Outreach 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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

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:  To you, Lord, I call; 

People:  You are my Rock,  

Leader:  For if you remain silent, I will be like those who go down to the pit.   

People:  Hear my cry for mercy as I call to you for help,  

Leader:  I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place.    

INTRODUCTION   “Into My Heart” (Verse 1)               FWS 2160

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                            UMH 218      

 “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” 

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People:  And also with you.

Leader:  Be patient, and stouthearted, for Christ’s coming is near.

People:  We will be patient, and stouthearted, for Christ’s coming is near.      

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

Worshiping you, O God, strengthens our resistance to the evil in the world around us and still within us.  We declare our allegiance to your rule in the world through Jesus Christ, who has come and is coming again.  Amen. 

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                  

Isaiah 35:1-10                                                         PAGE 1113

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                      UMH 219        

“What Child Is This”

PSALM          “Canticle of Mary”                             UMH 199 

SECOND READING                                             

James 5:7-10                                                          PAGE 1884

GOSPEL 

Matthew 11:1-11                                                 PAGE 1516 

MESSAGE       

“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 430                                               

     “O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee”

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH                     FWS 2160

     “Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Dec 08, 2019

Second Sunday of Advent

December 8, 2019

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

NORTHERN SHORE CLUSTER CHOIR 

The Northern Shore Cluster Choir will be performing ‘A Christmas Cantatas’ on SUNDAY – TODAY @ 3:30 pm

Lutheran Church of the Reformation 

992 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ 

GIFTS FOR THE HOMELESS

It’s that ‘time of year’ when we think about the Gift we received from God – ‘The Birth of His Son”.  

Let’s take this time to think about those that are less fortunate, many without homes.  Will you share with others by donating Gift Cards, Socks or Mittens?  See the enclosed insert for details.  

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next performance to be announced.

Text Box: PASTOR: MICHAEL TURNER Cell Phone:  848-218-2171 
LAY LEADER & MUSICIAN:  GEORGE FINEGAN 
LAY SERVANTS:  REILEE TURNER, GRACE DAKOGLOU,                      ROBERT LAMBERT


Outreach 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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

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:  I was pushed back and about to fall, but the 

              Lord helped me.

People:  The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. Amen.

Lighting of the Second Candle – See Insert

INTRODUCTION            “INTO MY HEART”      (Verse 1)  FWS 2160

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                                           UMH  213

“Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates”                

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People: And also with you.

Leader:   With one mind and one voice, praise God the Parent of our Lord Jesus Christ, and ours.   

People: We will glorify God, who is merciful, and sing hymns to God, who has many hallowed names.  

PRAYER OF INVOCATION 

We hallow your name, O God, and join our hearts, and minds and voices in prayers and hymns and responses.  You graciously receive our worship inspired by the Spirit, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                          

 “Isaiah 11:1-10”                                                        Page 1077

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                       UMH 203

“Hail to the Lord’s Anointed”

PSALM                    “72”                                             UMH 795                         

SECOND READING

“Romans 15:4-13”                                                     Page 1765        

GOSPEL             

“Matthew 3:1-12”                                                       Page 1503

MORNING MESSAGE                             Pastor Michael Turner

RESPONSE TO THE WORD

OFFERING OF SELF AND RESOURCES

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH                                         

GLORIA PATRI                                                                  UMH 70

PRAYERS FOR THE PEOPLE             

OFFERING OF SELF & RESOURCES 

INVITATION TO COMMUNION                                 UMH 12

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                                  UMH 13

HYMN OF DEDICATION                                            UMH 617

     “I Come With Joy”

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH             FWS 2160

     “Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Nov 24, 2019

Christ the King Sunday

November 24, 2019 

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

NORTHERN SHORE CLUSTER CHOIR 

The Northern Shore Cluster Choir will be performing ‘A Christmas Cantatas’ on SUNDAY – DECEMBER 8 @ 3:30 pm

Lutheran Church of the Reformation 

992 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ 

GIFTS FOR THE HOMELESS

It’s that ‘time of year’ when we think about the Gift we received from God – ‘The Birth of His Son”.  

Let’s take this time to think about those that are less fortunate, many without homes.  Will you share with others by donating Gift Cards, Socks or Mittens?  See the enclosed insert for details.  

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Saturday – December 7, 2019 @ 8pm to 10pm

‘Christmas Carolers & Crooners’

Nurture & Outreach 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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

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

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

RINGING OF THE BELL

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE      (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

Leader:  The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?

People:  The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?  

Leader:  When evildoers assail me, to devour my flesh, my adversaries and foes shall stumble and fall.

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                           UMH 327

“Crown Him with Many Crowns”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People:  And also with you.

Leader:  Follow Christ into the way of peace,   

People:  for by the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high has broken upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.  

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

God of light, we worship you because your Son has become the sunshine of our world, bringing us illumination in the darkness of doubt and hope in the shadow of death.  Receive our prayers inspired by the Spirit of the risen Christ.  Amen

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING

“JEREMIAH 23:1-6                                       Page 1212

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                  UMH 295

“In the Cross of Christ I Glory”   

PSALM               46                                              UMH 780

SECOND READING

“COLLASSIANS 1:11-20”                                Page 1829

GOSPEL 

“LUKE 23:33-43”                                                 Page 1642

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 297               

“Beneath the Cross of Jesus”                     

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Nov 17, 2019

Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost

November 17, 2019 

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

GIFTS FOR THE HOMELESS

It’s that ‘time of year’ when we think about the Gift we received from God – ‘The Birth of His Son”.  

Let’s take this time to think about those that are less fortunate, many without homes.  Will you share with others by donating Gift Cards, Socks or Mittens?  See the enclosed insert for details.  

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next Performance To Be Announced  

Nurture & Outreach 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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

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

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

RINGING OF THE BELL

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE      (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

Leader:  A kindhearted woman gains honor, 

People:  But ruthless men gain only wealth.  

Leader:  Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves.

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                           UMH 383

“This Is a Day of New Beginnings”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People:  And also with you.

Leader:  Sing praises to the Eternal One, who has done gloriously.  

People:  We will let this be known in all the earth, for great in our midst is the Holy One of Israel and the church.  

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

Holy God, you have come in our midst through Jesus Christ and to the heart of the church by the Holy Spirit.   We have gathered again to praise your glorious grace and truth manifest in Jesus Christ, in whose name we pray.  Amen

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING

“ISAIAH 65:17-25                                           Page 1166

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                  UMH 694

“Come, Ye Thankful People, Come”   

PSALM               118                                            UMH 839

SECOND READING

“2 Thessalonians 3:6-13”                               Page 1841

GOSPEL 

“LUKE 21:5-19”                                                   Page 1636

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 413               

“A Charge to Keep I Have”                     

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Nov 03, 2019

Twentifirst Sunday After Pentecost

November 3, 2019

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE DINNERS

Our youth group will be preparing dinner for the families at Ronald McDonald House on Thursday – Oct. 10..  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next Performance To Be Announced

Nurture/Outreach – 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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

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

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE     (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader:  How many are your works, Lord!.  

People:  In wisdom you made them all;

Leader:  the earth is full of your creatures.  

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH 662

“Stand Up and Bless the Lord”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People:  And also with you.

Leader:  Come in the right spirit.  

People:  The righteous live by their faith. 

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

Infinite and holy God, our faith brings us to you in humility to seek your hearing and to receive your blessing. Receive the worship we offer in the Spirit you have shared with us in human measure by the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.   

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                   PAGE 1461                

“HABAKKUK 1:1-4, 2:1-4                                                        

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                  UMH 591   

“Rescue the Perishng”                          

PSALM          “119”137-144”                               UMH 840

SECOND READING                                               PAGE 1839

“2 THESSALONIANS 1:1-4, 11-12”

GOSPEL                                                                   PAGE 1632

“LUKE 19:1-10”                                              

MESSAGE       

“MORNING MESSAGE”                           Pastor Michael Turner

RESPONSE TO THE WORD

MOMENT OF SILENCE

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH

GLORIA PATRI                                                  UMH 70

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

INVITATION TO COMMUNION                            UMH 12         

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                             UMH 13

OFFERING OF SELF AND RESOURCES

HYMN OF DEDICATION                                    UMH 534

“Be Still, My Soul”                                                              

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Oct 06, 2019

World Communion Sunday

October 6, 2019

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE DINNERS

Our youth group will be preparing dinner for the families at Ronald McDonald House on Thursday – Oct. 10..  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next performance To Be Advised 

Nurture/Outreach – 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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

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

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE     (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader:  Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.  

People:  Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth; an outsider, and not your own lips.  

Leader:  Pride brings a person low but the lowly in spirit gain honor.  

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH 374

“Standing on the Promises ”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People:  And also with you.

Leader:  Let us sing of mercy and justice as we give sincere praise to God.

People:  It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord..  

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

Unchanging God, your steadfast love never ceases, and your mercies never come to an end.  We appreciate your mercies that are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.  Receive our worship as we come to your through Jesus Christ our Savior and Lord.  Amen

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                   PAGE 1276                 

“LAMENTATIONS 1:1-6                                                        

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                  UMH 714    

“I Know Whom I Have Believed”                          

PSALM          “137”                                               UMH 852

SECOND READING                                               PAGE 1850

“2 TIMOTHY 1:1-14”

GOSPEL                                                                   PAGE 1628

“LUKE 17:5-10”                                              

MESSAGE       

“MORNING MESSAGE”                           Pastor Michael Turner

RESPONSE TO THE WORD

MOMENT OF SILENCE

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH

GLORIA PATRI                                                  UMH 70

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

INVITATION TO COMMUNION                            UMH 12         

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                             UMH 13

OFFERING OF SELF AND RESOURCES

HYMN OF DEDICATION                                    UMH 452

“My Faith Looks Up to Thee”                                                       

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Sep 29, 2019

Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost

September 29, 2019 

FOOTPRINTS

Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall 

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Upstairs Fellowship Area

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE DINNERS

Our youth group will be preparing dinner for the families at Ronald McDonald House on Thursday – Oct. 10..  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next performance To Be Advised 

Nurture/Outreach – 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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB: www.seabrightumc.org

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:  Better a little with the fear of the Lord

People:  Than great wealth with turmoil.  

Leader:  Better a small serving of vegetables with love 

People:  Than a fattened calf with hatred.

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 1)

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:  As long as you live, praise the Royal One.

People:  We sing praise to our God all our lives long.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

All the glory of earthly monarchs pales in contrast to your majesty in both power and compassion, immortal Sovereign.  Your love in the princely Christ encourages our audience, and your Spirit’s inspiration enables our worship.  Receive us in the name of Jesus Christ.  Amen

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                    Page 1231        

Jeremiah 32:1-3, 6-15”

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   UMH

“”

PSALM          “Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16”                    UMH 810

SECOND READING                                               Page 1848     

“1 Timothy 6:6-19”

GOSPEL                                                                    Page 1627

Luke 16:19-31                                                  

MESSAGE       

“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

Sunday Bulletin: Sep 15, 2019

Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost

September 15, 2019 

FOOTPRINTS

RESUMES THIS SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 15th

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE DINNERS

Our youth group will be preparing dinner for the families at Ronald McDonald House on Thursday – Oct. 10..  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next performance September 28th – 8:00 to 10:00 pm

Nurture/Outreach– Barbara Smith 732-495-1672

1stUNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE, SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB:www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1STSUNDAY– 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:  Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person,

People: Do not associate with one easily angered,     

Leader:  Or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared.

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)

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:  Bring to the Sovereign of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, honor and glory  

People: We bring to God a humble spirit, for God will not reject a humble and repentant heart.   

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

In humility and penitence we bow before you, O God, to bring honor to you, turning from behavior that is shameful in your sight  Remember our human frailty and receive our imperfect worship for the sake of your worshipful Son, Jesus Christ.  Amen.  

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                    Page1178        

Jeremiah 4:11-12,22-28”

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   UMH

“”

PSALM          “Psalm 14”                                        UMH 746

SECOND READING                                               Page 1844      

“1 Timothy 1:12-17”

GOSPEL                                                                    Page1625

Luke 15:1-10

MESSAGE       

“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

Sunday Bulletin: Sep 08, 2019

Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

September 8, 2019 

FOOTPRINTS

RESUMES NEXT SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 15th

Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

BIBLE STUDY 

Every Tuesday – Dinner 6:30 pm – Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm

ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL MEETING 

Sept. 10 – 5 pm – Downstairs ALL WELCOME

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE DINNERS

Our youth group will be preparing dinner for the families at Ronald McDonald House on Thursday – Oct. 10..  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next performance September 28th – 8:00 to 10:00 pm

Nurture/Outreach– Barbara Smith 732-495-1672

1stUNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE, SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB:www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1STSUNDAY– 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:  I will sing of the Lord’s great love forever;

People: With my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations.    

Leader:  I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you have established your faithfulness in heaven itself.

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                           UMH 415

“Take Up Thy Cross”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People: And also with you.

Leader:  Come and speak to our gracious Monarch, 

People: God listens to the prayers of the lowly and will give us courage. 

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

Sovereign of sovereigns, we come to you confident of being received because your royal Son, Jesus, lived among us as a commoner. Your Spirit urges us to pray and teaches us how we must change to become your royal children.  Accept our praise and our petitions in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.  

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                    Page1205        

Jeremiah 18:1-11”

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   FWS 2152

“Change My Heart, O God”

PSALM          “Psalm 139:1-6, 3-18”                    UMH 854

SECOND READING                                               Page 1858      

“Philemon 1:1-21”

GOSPEL                                                                    Page1624

Luke 14:25-33

MESSAGE       

“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                                       FWS 2129                 

“I Have Decided To Follow Jesus”                     

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Sep 01, 2019

Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost

September 1, 2019

Starting NEXT Sunday – September 8, 2019

SERVICES WILL BEGIN @ 10 AM

FOOTPRINTS

RESUMES NEXT SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 8, @ 6 pm 

ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL MEETING 

Sept. 10 – 5 pm – Downstairs 

SUN SET SERVICES Have Ended 

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE DINNERS

Our youth group will continue to prepare dinner for the families at Ronald McDonald House.  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

To Be Advised 

Nurture/Outreach– Barbara Smith 732-495-1672

1stUNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE, SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB:www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10 AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1STSUNDAY– 2PM

WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!

A Service of Word & Music

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE    (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader:  Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain.  

People: Unless the Lord watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.  

Leader: In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat for he grants sleep to those he loves.  

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH 185

“When Morning Gilds the Skies”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People: And also with you.

Leader:  Sing the praises of God; raise a psalm to the hallowed name.  

People: We will be joyful, and exult before the Parent of the parentless, the Companion of the lonely, the One who makes a home for us all.  

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

No earthly parent supersedes you, O God.  No brother or sister loves us as much as our heavenly brother, Jesus Christ. No human family spirit is as holy and strong as your church.  We worship you, O God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  Amen.

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                   PAGE 1172                 

“JEREMIAH 2:4-13                                                        

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                  UMH 128     

“He Leadeth Me: O Blessed Thought”                          

PSALM          “8:1, 10-16”                                    UMH 803

SECONDREADING                                               PAGE 1877

“HEBREWS 13:1-8, 15-16”

GOSPEL                                                                   PAGE 1623

“LUKE 14:1, 7-14”                                              

MESSAGE       

“MORNING MESSAGE”                           Pastor Michael Turner

RESPONSE TO THE WORD

MOMENT OF SILENCE

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH

GLORIA PATRI                                                  UMH 70

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

INVITATION TO COMMUNION                            UMH 12         

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                             UMH 13

OFFERING OF SELF AND RESOURCES

HYMN OF DEDICATION                                   UMH 593

“Here I Am, Lord”                                                   

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Aug 25, 2018

Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost

August 25, 2019 

FOOTPRINTS

Will resume the Sunday after Labor Day

Starting Sunday September 8, 2019

SERVICES WILL BEGIN @ 10 AM

SUN SET SURF SERVICE  – EVERY TUESDAY

Held on the public beach. In Partnership with Middletown UMC & North Shore Fellowship Dinner 6:30 p.m. – Service 7 p.m.

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUS DINNERS

Our youth group will continue to prepare dinner for the families at Ronald McDonald House.  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Held Saturday – August 24, 2019 

Nurture/Outreach– Barbara Smith 732-495-1672

1stUNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE, SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB:www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 9:30AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1STSUNDAY– 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:  I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. 

People: I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High.

Leader:  The Lord reigns forever; he has established his throne for judgement.  

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                           UMH 662

“Stand Up and Bless the Lord”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People: And also with you.

Leader:  Come, everyone.  Rejoice at all the wonderful things that Jesus Christ has done and is doing still.        

People: We will give thanks and offer to God an acceptable worship with reverence and awe. 

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

We come to you, O God, on this day of rest and celebration in thanksgiving for the day of our Savior’s rising from the grave and in anticipation of the works of salvation he is yet to do.  Receive our worship as the Spirit enables us to pray in humble fashion.  Amen.  

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                    Page  1170       

Jeremiah 1:4-10”

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   UMC 121

“There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy”

PSALM          “Psalm  71:1-6”                                UMH 794

SECOND READING                                               Page 1876        

“Hebrews 12:18-29”

GOSPEL                                                                    Page1622

Luke 13:10-17

MESSAGE       

“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 261                 

“Lord of the Dance”                     

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Aug 18, 2019

Tenth Sunday After Pentecost

August 18, 2019 

FOOTPRINTS

Will resume the Sunday after Labor Day

Starting Sunday September 8, 2019

SERVICES WILL BEGIN @ 10 AM

SUN SET SURF SERVICE  – EVERY TUESDAY

Held on the public beach. In Partnership with Middletown UMC & North Shore Fellowship Dinner 6:30 p.m. – Service 7 p.m.

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUS DINNERS

Our youth group will continue to prepare dinner for the families at Ronald McDonald House.  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Saturday – August 24, 2019 – Open Mike Night

Nurture/Outreach– Barbara Smith 732-495-1672

1stUNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE, SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB:www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 9:30AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1STSUNDAY– 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:  In you, O Lord, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame!  

People: In your righteousness deliver me and rescue me; incline your ear to me, and save me!

Leader:  Be to me a rock of refuge, a strong fortress, to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                           UMH 577

“God of Grace and God of Glory”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People: And also with you.

Leader:  Fix your eyes on Jesus on whom faith depends from start to finish.        

People: That will help; us not to lose heart and grow faint.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

We turn, gracious God, from all that would distract us to see you in the face of Jesus Christ.  Divine Spirit, clear our sight that our view may not be distorted but worshiping in spirit and truth may perpetuate life eternal, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.  

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                    Page 1066         

Isaiah 5:1-7”

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   UMC 560

“Help Us Accept Each Other”

PSALM          “Psalm  80:1-2, 8-19”                    UMH 801

SECOND READING                                               Page 1874        

“Hebrews 11:29-12-2”

GOSPEL                                                                    Page1621

Luke 12:49-56

MESSAGE       

“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 415                 

“Take Up Thy Cross”                     

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Jul 28, 2019

Seventh Sunday After Pentecost

July 28, 2019

FOOTPRINTS

Will resume after Labor Day

SUN SET SURF SERVICE  – EVERY TUESDAY

Held on the public beach. In Partnership with Middletown UMC & North Shore Fellowship Dinner 6:30 p.m. – Service 7 p.m.

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE DINNERS

Our youth group prepared dinner on July 25 for the families at Ronald McDonald House.  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

We hosted the performance on Friday July 26th

Nurture/Outreach– Barbara Smith 732-495-1672

1stUNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE, SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB:www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 9:30AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1STSUNDAY– 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:  I give you thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart; before the gods I sing your praise;

People: I bow down toward your holy temple  

Leader:  And give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and faithfulness;  

People:  For you have exalted your name and your word above everything.  

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                           UMH 110

“A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People: And also with you.

Leader:  Human as we are, let us intercede with God        

People: For ourselves and for our sinful world.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

Transcendent God, approachable God, loving God, we come to worship you in humility and admitting our need for the aid of your Spirit to pray appropriately and in accordance with your will.  Receive us as we offer our prayers, our songs, our offerings, and ourselves through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                    Page 1400           

Hosea 1:2-10

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   UMC 399

“Take My Life, and Let It Be”

PSALM          “Psalm 85”                                        UMH 806

SECOND READING                                               Page 1830           

“Colossians 2:6-19”

GOSPEL                                                                    Page1616

Luke 11:1-13

MESSAGE       

“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 430                 

“O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee”                     

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Jul 7, 2019

Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

July 7, 2019

FOOTPRINTS

Will resume after Labor Day

SUN SET SURF SERVICE  – EVERY TUESDAY

Held on the Sea Bright Public Beach 

In Partnership with Middletown UMC & North Shore Fellowship Dinner 6:30 p.m. – Service 7 p.m.

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE DINNERS

Our youth group will continue to prepare meals for the families at Ronald McDonald House over the summer.  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

To Be Announced

Nurture/Outreach Ministry – Barbara Smith – 732-495-1672

1stUNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE

SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

Web:  www.seabrightumc.org   

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 9:30 AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1STSUNDAY– 2PM

WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!

A Service of Word & Music

PREPARATION FOR THE WORD

PRELUDE     (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leader:  Praise the Lord, blessed are those who fear the Lord, who greatly delight in God’s commandments!

People: Their descendants will be mighty in the land;

Leader:  The generation of the upright will be blessed.

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH 163

“Ask Ye What Great Thing I Know”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People: And also with you.

Leader:  Sing praises to the Eternal as God’s faithful ones.

People: We give thanks to God’s holy name.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

Eternal God, we hallow your name in praise and prayer.  You discipline us with strong love but save us with unmeasured grace. Receive our thankful worship through Jesus Christ our Redeemer.  Amen.

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                   PAGE  572                 

“2 KINGS 5:1-14                                                        

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                  UMH 480     

“O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go”                          

PSALM          “30”                                               UMH 762

SECONDREADING                                               PAGE 1813

“GALATIANS 6:1-16”

GOSPEL                                                                   PAGE 1613

“LUKE 10:1-11,16-20”                                              

MESSAGE       

“MORNING MESSAGE”                           Pastor Michael Turner

RESPONSE TO THE WORD

MOMENT OF SILENCE

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH

GLORIA PATRI                                                  UMH 70

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

INVITATION TO COMMUNION                            UMH 12         

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                             UMH 13

HYMN OF DEDICATION                                   UMH 301

“Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross”                                                           

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

Sunday Bulletin: Jun 30,2019

Third Sunday After Pentecost

June 30, 2019

FOOTPRINTS

Will resume after Labor Day

SUN SET SURF SERVICE  – EVERY TUESDAY

HELD ON THE SEA BRIGHT PUBLIC BEACH

In Partnership with Middletown UMC & North Shore Fellowship Dinner 6:30 p.m. – Service 7 p.m.

SUNDAY SCHOOL

The Sunday School program is held during our regular Sunday service.  Our Safe Sanctuary Certified teachers are Reilee Turner and Grace Dakoglou.  For ages 2-14 – All Are Welcome.

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE DINNERS

Our youth group will continue to prepare dinners for the families at Ronald McDonald House over the summer months.  Would you be interested in sponsoring a meal?  (Cost $30)    We are always looking for people to help. Contact Grace 908-303-9695

Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe

Next date to be advised.

Nurture/Outreach– Barbara Smith 732-495-1672

1stUNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT

1104 OCEAN AVENUE

SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760

CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

WEB:www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 9:30AM

MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY

1STSUNDAY– 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:  To you, Lord, I call; you are my Rock, 

People: Do not turn a deaf ear to me.

Leader:  Hear my cry for mercy as I call to you for help, as I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place.

INTRODUCTION                                                            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                           UMH 

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CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader:  The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People: And also with you.

Leader:  Call to mind the deeds of the Eternal One.

People: We remember the God who works wonders.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

We leave behind our trivial pursuits, O God, to meditate on what you do and have done for us.  Receive our worship and lead us in your holy way, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING                                                    Page 566           

2 Kings 2:1-14

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   

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PSALM          “Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20”                         UMH 798

SECOND READING                                               Page 1812           

“Galatians 5:1, 13-25”

GOSPEL                                                                    Page1613

Luke 9:51-62”

MESSAGE       

“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                 

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BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD