SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
December 4, 2016
TODAY – BAPTISM OF
Parents: Holly Flores & Bruce Hardial
Footprints will be cancelled– Tonight
Sea Bright Santa arrives at 6:30 pm
Footprints will resume next Sunday @ 6:30 pm with dinner.
Bible Study – Tuesday
Dinner 6 p.m. – Bible Study 7 p.m.
IN OUR CHURCH FELLOWSHIP AREA
SUNDAY – DECEMBER 11, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
The Northern Cluster Choir will perform ‘One Silent Night’ in our church. – Followed by a light dinner. All are encouraged to attend.
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 10:00 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.
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: 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
“Isaiah 11:1-10” Page 1077
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH
PSALM “72:1-7, 18-19” UMH 795
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“Romans 15:4-13” Page 1765
“Matthew 3:1-12” Page 1503
MESSAGE MORNING MESSAGE Pastor Michael Turner
RESPONSE TO THE WORD
AFFIRMATION OF FAITH
GLORIA PATRI UMH 70
PRAYERS FOR THE PEOPLE THE LORD’S PRAYER
BAPTISM: Tobias Hardial UMH 39
Invitation to Communion UMH 12
The Great Thanksgiving UMh 13
Hymn of Dedication UMH
Benediction and Sending Forth FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
As you are able – please stand to Praise God