Sunday Bulletin: Jan 08, 2017

First Sunday After the Epiphany
January 8, 2017

FOOTPRINTS
Cancelled for Tonight

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. Ages 12 to 18 – all are welcome. Sharon Burns – Call (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 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

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

PASSING OF THE PEACE

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

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all..
People: And also with you.
Leader: Sing out your praises and say;
People: God has saved his people.
Leader: See how the Savior brings them from the end of the earth,
People: The blind and lame among them,
Leader: Women with child,
People: And women in labor, a great company.
Leader: Young men and old shall rejoice,
People: Then shall the girl show her joy in the dance.
Leader: God turns their mourning into gladness;
People: And gives them joy to outdo their sorrow.

HYMN OF INVOCATION UMH 145
“Morning Has Broken”
(Please be seated)
PRAYER OF INVOCATION

God of our hopes, Christ of our faith, Spirit in our hearts, welcome to worship you with joy and gladness. Your goodness knows no limits of generation or gender, of condition or citizenship. You are kind to all, and we worship you in all sincerity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayers of the People

PASTORAL PRAYER

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH UMH 883

GLORIA PATRI UMH 70
(Please be seated)
OFFERING

DOXOLOGY

HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH 601
“Thy Word Is A Lamp”
(Please be seated)

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING
“ Isaiah 43:18-21”
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“John 1:1-10”

GOSPEL
“Matthew 5:1-16”

MESSAGE
“Morning Message” Rev. Wayne Ackerman

BRIEF ORDER OF COMMUNION
Call to Confession (Pastor)
Prayer of Confession (Pray in Silence)
Taking of Bread and Cup

PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING

HYMN OF DEDICATION UMH 254
“WeThree Kings”

BENEDICTION

SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

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