Second Sunday of Advent
December 8, 2019
Held Every SUNDAY – In our Downstairs Fellowship Hall
Dinner 6:30 pm –Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm
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.
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
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
“Isaiah 11:1-10” Page 1077
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH 203
“Hail to the Lord’s Anointed”
PSALM “72” UMH 795
“Romans 15:4-13” Page 1765
“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