Fifth Sunday in Lent
April 7, 2019
NORTHERN SHORE CLUSTER CHOIR
PERFORMANCE TODAY @ 3:30 PM
Please join us to hear “The Power of the Cross”.
Every Sunday – 6:00 to 8:00 pm
6:00 Fellowship Dinner/7:00 – 8:00 Step Study
BIBLE STUDY – TUESDAY
Dinner 6 p.m. – Bible Study 7 p.m.
IN OUR CHURCH FELLOWSHIP AREA
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 will be preparing dinner for the families at Ronald McDonald House on Wednesday, April 10. Would you be interested in helping or sponsoring a meal? (Cost $30) Contact Grace (908-303-9695)
Nurture/Ourtreach Ministry –Barbara Smith – 732-495-1672
See Lenten Insert
1stUNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT
1104 OCEAN AVENUE
SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760
CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10AM
MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY
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 wise son brings joy to his father,
People: But a foolish son brings grief to his mother!
Leader: Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.
INTRODUCTION FWS 2160
“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)
HYMN OF INVOCATION UMH 298
“When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Leader: Worship in expectation that God will do new things.
People: That now they may break from the bud into flowers and fruit.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
God unchanging, we are assured of your steadfast love and continuing attention. Hear our praise, or confessions, our petitions, our thanksgivings and intercessions through your Son, Jesus Christ, and the communion of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
FIRST READING PAGE 1128
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH 383
“This Is a Day of New Beginnings”
PSALM “126” UMH 847
NEWTESTAMENT READING PAGE 1825
GOSPEL PAGE 1670
“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 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