Sunday Bulletin: Jul 23, 2017

Seventh Sunday After Pentecost

July 23, 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:  You have searched me, LORD, and you know me.

 

People:  You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar.

 

Leader:  You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways.

 

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

 

HYMN OF INVOCATION                                             UMH 546

The Church’s One Foundation”                                                 

 

CALL TO WORSHIP

 

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

 

People:  And also with you.

 

Leader:  Let us bless God from our innermost hearts, forgetting none of the benefits of God’s compassion.

 

People:  Let us bless God for God’s pardon for our guilt.

 

Leader:  God’s healing for our suffering.

 

People:  God’s constant love and renewal of our strength.

 

 

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

 

We bless you, O God, in all sincerity for the many benefits you have granted to us.  In Christ we are rich indeed.  Your Spirit is poured out in generous measure on your church.  Receive the worship we offer you in the Spirit, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

 

 

 

HEARING OF THE WORD

 

FIRST READING                                                   

Genesis 25:19-34                                                     Page  37

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   UMH  393

“Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”

PSALM          “Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24”                    UMH 854

NEW TESTAMENT READING

Romans 8:12-25                                         PAGE 1755

 

GOSPEL

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43                                 PAGE 1521

  

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                                         UMH 418                             

“We Are Climbing Jacob’s Ladder”                     

 

Benediction and Sending Forth            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)

 

As you are able – Please stand to Praise God

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