Sunday Bulletin: Jan 01, 2017

Epiphany Sunday
January 1, 2017

FOOTPRINTS
Dinner 6 p.m. – Christian Recovery meeting 7 p.m. Downstairs fellowship hall
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.
SEA BRIGHT ANGELS
The Sea Bright Angels meet every Monday – 3 p.m. Ages 12 to 18 – all are welcome. Sharon Burns – (732) 530-7003 or text (732) 861-9041
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: Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord,

People: and He will reward them for what they have done.

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

HYMN OF INVOCATION UMH 246
“The First Noel”

CALL TO WORSHIP

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

People: And also with you.

Leader: With the whole congregation we will praise the great deed of God.

All: 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 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

OLD TESTAMENT READING
“Isaiah 60:1-6” PAGE 1157

HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH 254
“We Three Kings”

PSALM 72 (1-14) UMH 795

NEW TESTAMENT READING
“EPHESIANS 3:1-12” PAGE 1817

GOSPEL reading
“Matthew 2:1-12” PAGE 1501

MESSAGE
“MORNING MESSAGE” Pastor Michael Turner

RESPONSE TO THE WORD

moment of silence

Affirmation of faith

Gloria Patri UMH 70

Prayers of the People

Invitation to Communion UMH 12

The Great Thanksgiving UMH 13

Hymn of Dedication UMH 219
“What Child Is This ”

Benediction and Sending Forth FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)

As you are able – please stand to Praise God

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