Sunday Bulletin: Jul 09, 2017

Fifth Sunday After Pentecost

July 9, 2017

 

VISIT OUR WEBSITE

www.seabrightumc.org

 

SUNDAY SERVICE STARTS AT 9:30

 

FOOTPRINTS

Every SATURDAY – 6:30 to 8:30 pm

BEFORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

108 Church St., Belford

 

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 weekly.   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:  Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth.

 

People:  Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.

 

Leader:  Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his, we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.

 

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

 

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH  400

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”                                                 

 

CALL TO WORSHIP

 

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

 

People:  And also with you.

 

Leader:  Hear the invitation of Jesus:  Come to me, all those whose work is hard, whose load is heavy; and I will give you relief.

 

People:  We will bend our necks to your yoke and learn from you, for you are gentle and humble-hearted.

 

Leader:  Your souls will find relief.

 

People:  For his yoke is good to bear, and his load is light.

 

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

 

Compassionate Christ, we have come to learn from you who are gentle and humble in heart.  As we seek to emulate you in our worship, prepare us for your service as true and loyal companions.  Amen.

 

HEARING OF THE WORD

 

FIRST READING                                                   

Genesis 24:34-38                                                  Page  35

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                     FWS 2158  

“Just a Closer Walk with Thee”

PSALM          “Psalm 72”                                          UMH 795

NEW TESTAMENT READING

Romans 7:15-25a                                                    PAGE 1753

 

GOSPEL

Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30                                   PAGE 1517

  

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                                        FWS 451                                 

“Be Thou My Vision”                     

 

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH           FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)

 

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

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