Fifth Sunday After Pentecost
July 9, 2017
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SUNDAY SERVICE STARTS AT 9:30
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
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
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: 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
“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
“Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30” PAGE 1517
“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