Seventh Sunday After Pentecost
July 23, 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: 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
“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
“Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43” PAGE 1521
“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