First Sunday In Lent
March 3, 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 to be announced.
8 pm to 10 pm in Downstairs Fellowship Hall
NORTHERN SHORE CLUSTER CHOIR
The Northern Shore Cluster Choir will perform ‘The Easter Story” at our church on APRIL 5, 2020 (Palm Sunday) @ 3:30
Refreshments will be served following the performance. All are welcome.
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: Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.
People: Who can proclaim the mighty acts of the Lord or fully declare his praise?
Leader: Blessed are those who act justly, who always do what is right. Amen
INTRODUCTION “Into My Heart” (Verse 1) FWS 2160
HYMN OF INVOCATION UMH 269
“Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days”
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you,
People: And also with you.
Leader: Be glad to the Eternal One, rejoice, O righteous,
People: We will shout for joy, as we are made upright in heart.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
God of grace abounding, Christ for all humanity, Guiding Spirit, we come to worship you, turning away from whatever may tempt us to idolatry. May our contrition be genuine and our resolution to serve your purposes sincere; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
“GENESIS 2:15-17, 3:1-7” PAGE 4
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH 298
“When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”
PSALM 32 UMH 766
“ROMANS 5:12-19” PAGE 1751
“MATTHEW 4:1-11” PAGE 1503
“MORNING MESSAGE” Pastor Michael Turner
RESPONSE TO THE WORD
MOMENT OF SILENCE
AFFIRMATION OF FAITH
GLORIA PATRI UMH 70
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
INVITATION TO COMMUNION UMH 12
THE GREAT THANKSGIVING UMH 13
HYMN OF DEDICATION UMH 480
“o Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go”
BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD