Sunday Bulletin: Dec 31, 2017

First Sunday After Christmas 2017

12/31/2017

 

VISIT OUR WEBSITE

www.seabrightumc.org

 

FOOTPRINTS

Cancelled 12/31/2017

 

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.

Concert – Mercy Me

The Prudential Center

03/11/2018

 

MINISTRIES

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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

Web:  www.seabrightumc.org

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 10AM

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:  He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”

 

People:  The LORD Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.

 

INTRODUCTION                                                              FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 1)

 

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH   

“Hymn 1”

 

CALL TO WORSHIP

 

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

 

People:  And also with you.

 

Leader:  Let us rejoice in God with all our hearts.

 

People:  Our Savior robes us with salvation like a garment and clothes us in integrity like a cloak.

 

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

 

Eternal Parent, whatever the festive clothes we wear to mark this Christmas season, continue to receive us as robed with the white robes of salvation and wrapped in the cloak of your Spirit’s integrity.  Your Son Jesus is worthy of all adoration and praise.  We bow down before him.  Amen.

 

 

 

 

 

HEARING OF THE WORD

 

FIRST READING                                                     Page 1160                         

Isaiah 61:10-62:3                                                  

 

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   UMH

“Hymn 2”

PSALM          “Psalm 148”                            UMH 861 

NEW TESTAMENT READING                              PAGE 1810

Galatians 4:4-7                                     

 

GOSPEL                                                                    PAGE 1594

Luke 2:22-40                                           

  

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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