First Sunday in Lent
March 5, 2017
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Suspended until May.
More information to follow.
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: The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him;
People: though he may stumble, he will not fall,
Leader: for the Lord upholds him with his hand.
INTRODUCTION “Into My Heart” (Verse 1) FWS 2160
HYMN OF INVOCATION
“Hymn 1” UMH
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Leader: Be glad in 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
“Hymn 2” UMH
PSALM “32:1-11” UMH 766
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“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
“Hymn 3” UMH
BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD