First Sunday After Christmas
December 29, 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
Sea Bright Acoustic Cafe
Next performance will be January 18, 2020
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: Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.
People: Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.
Leader: Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.
INTRODUCTION “Into My Heart” (Verse 1) FWS 2160
HYMN OF INVOCATION UMH 240
“Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Leader: With the whole congregation we will praise the great deed of God.
People: With the whole congregation we will praise God, who has won a name by marvelous deeds in Jesus Christ.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
Though you hear our unspoken prayers and the quietest whisper, O God, you rejoice also to hear the common voice we speak together in your in your praise and honor. We come to you in the confidence of children to their own parent because you have come to us in Jesus Christ our brother. Amen
HEARING OF THE WORD
“Isaiah 63:7-9” PAGE 1162
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH 229
“Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
PSALM “148” UMH 861
“Hebrews 2:10-18” PAGE 1862
“Matthew 2:13-23” PAGE 1502
“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 242
“Love Came Down At Christmas”
BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD