Sunday Bulletin: Dec 23, 2018

Fourth Sunday of Advent

December 23,2018

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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

No Bible Study This Week

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:  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 203

       “Hail To The Lord’s Anointed”                

CALL TO WORSHIP

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

People:  And also with you.

Leader:  After the example of Jesus Christ in his coming, present yourselves before God.  

People:  We say: “ I have come to do your will, O God.”

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

We bow before your throne, Sovereign of sovereigns, with the intention of hearing your Word and doing your will.  Grant us the aid of your Holy Spirit, that we may fulfill our intentions; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen

LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT CANDLE

HEARING OF THE WORD

OLD TESTAMENT READING                                        

MICAH 5:2-5                                                         PAGE  1450

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                 UMH 160

“Rejoice, Ye Pure In Heart”

Psalm           “80:1-7”                                             UMH 801

NEW TESTAMENT READING

HEBREWS 10:5-10                                         PAGE 1871

GOSPEL 

LUKE 1:39-55                                                     PAGE 1591 

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 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

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