Sunday Bulletin: Dec 09, 2018

Second Sunday of Advent

December 9, 2018

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www.seabrightumc.org

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE

Dinner at 7:00 p.m.

Service at 8:00 p.m.

FOOTPRINTS

Every Sunday – 6:30 to 8:00 pm 

6:30 Fellowship Dinner/7:00 – 8:00 Step Study

Our Church 

BIBLE STUDY – TUESDAY

Dinner 6 p.m.  – Bible Study 7 p.m.

IN OUR CHURCH 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.


MINISTRIES

Nurture 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 – Natalie Turner, Secretary

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

Web:  www.seabrightumc.org   

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10AM

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:  The LORD watches over you-the LORD is your shade at your right hand; 

People: The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.  The LORD will keep you from all harm – he will watch over your life.

Leader:  The LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.

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

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH 

Hymn 1”                                         

LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT WREATH       BULLETIN INSERT

CALL TO WORSHIP

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

People: And also with you.

Leader:  Get the road ready for the royal visit:  make a straight path for Christ to travel!

People: The winding roads must be made straight and the rough places smooth.  All humanity shall see God’s salvation.  

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

God our Savior, we turn our wandering minds to you and seek a new vision of your love and direct guidance from Jesus Christ by the Spirit.  Prepare us to celebrate the first coming of our Lord Jesus and to do your work in expectation of his Second Coming in power and great glory.  Amen

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING  

Malachi 3:1-4”                                                        Page 1494                                      

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   UMH

“Hymn 2”

PSALM “Luke 1:68-79 (Canticle of Zechariah)”     UMH 208  

NEW TESTAMENT READING

Philippians 1:3-11”                                                 Page 1822      

GOSPEL 

Luke 3:1-6                                                       PAGE 1595

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                            

“Hymn 3”                     

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)   

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

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