First Sunday of Lent
VISIT OUR WEBSITE
Every Sunday – 6:00 to 8:00 pm
6:00 Fellowship Dinner/7:00 – 8:00 Step Study
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.
ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY – MARCH 19 – 5:00 PM
Downstairs Fellowship Hall
APRIL 6 – 3:30 PM – CLUSTER CHOIR
Nurture/.Outreach– Barbara Smith 732-495-1672
See Lenten Insert
1stUNITED 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
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: A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children,
People: But a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous..
Leader: An unplowed field produces food for the poor but injustice sweeps it away.
INTRODUCTION FWS 2160
“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)
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 all.
People: And also with you.
Leader: Hear what God’s Word says; I will save those who love me.
People: When we call on the Eternal One, we are answered. When we are in trouble, God will be with us.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
Listening God, you have been responsive to our petitions, and we come again with our prayers of adoration and thanksgiving as well as supplication. Beyond ourselves we come to pray for our families, our neighbors, our world, as our Savior Christ has taught us. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
FIRST READING Page 311
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH 156
“I Love To Tell The Story”
PSALM “Psalm 91:1-16” UMH 810
NEW TESTAMENT READING Page 1758
GOSPEL PAGE 1598
“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 377
“It Is Well with My Soul”
BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD