Third Sunday After the Epiphany
January 26, 2020
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 Café
Next performance date will be announced
8 pm to 10 pm in Downstairs Fellowship Hall
ALL ARE WELCOME – Bring a friend.
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!
PREPARATION FOR THE WORD
PRELUDE (A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Leader: Accept, Lord, the willing praise of my mouth, and teach me your laws.
People: Though I constantly take my life in my hands, I will not forget your law. Amen
INTRODUCTION “Into My Heart” (Verse 1) FWS 2160
HYMN OF INVOCATION UMH 545
“The Church’s One Foundation”
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you,
People: And also with you.
Leader: Be constant in God’s house all the days of your life.
People: Gaze upon the beauty of the Eternal One and seek the Eternal in God’s temple.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
We have sought your face, O God, and found it revealed in the face of Jesus Christ. In the communion of the Holy Spirit, let us know you more intimately in our worship not only for our joy but for our certainty in sharing our faith with others, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
“ ISAIAH 9:1-4” PAGE 1073
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH 358
“Dear Lord and Father of Mankind”
PSALM 27 1-9 UMH 758
“1 CORINTHIANS 1:10-18 PAGE 1770
“MATTHEW 4:12-23” PAGE 1504
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 295
“In the Cross of Christ I Glory”
BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD