Second Sunday after the Epiphany
January 15, 2017
TODAY, 1:30 P.M.
Memorial Service for Doris Janda
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
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 weekly. Ages 12 to 18 – all are welcome. Sharon Burns is the contact – Call 732-530-7003 or text 732-861-9041
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
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: The Lord reigns, he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength;
People: indeed, the world is established, firm and secure.
Leader: Your throne was established long ago; you are from all eternity.
INTRODUCTION “Into My Heart” (Verse 1) FWS 2160
HYMN OF INVOCATION
“Great Is Thy Faithfulness “ UMH 140
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Leader: Do not keep the goodness of God hidden in your heart.
People: We will proclaim God’s faithfulness and saving power.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
As we are gathered in your presence, O God, we proclaim your faithfulness and saving power. Like the first twelve we have followed Jesus as our teacher and believe that he is your anointed servant. Through him we have received the Spirit without whom we could not pray as we ought. Accept our spiritual worship through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
“Isaiah 49:1-7” Page 1139
HYMN OF PREPARATION
“Amazing Grace” FWS 2088
PSALM “40:1-11” UMH 774
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“1 Corinthians 1:1-9” PAGE 1769
“John 1:29-42” PAGE 1648
“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
“Just As I Am, Without One Plea” UMH 230
BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD