Second Sunday of Lent
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
THIS TUESDAY – MARCH 19 – 5:00 PM
Downstairs Fellowship Hall
SUNDAY APRIL 7 – 3:30 PM – CLUSTER CHOIR
Performing ‘Almighty Power Of The Cross’
All are welcome. An opportunity to hear and feel the majesty of Easter through music and song.
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: Blessed are those who consider the poor;
People: The Lord delivers them in the day of trouble;
Leader: The Lord protects them and keeps them alive; they are called blessed in the land.
INTRODUCTION FWS 2160
“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)
HYMN OF INVOCATION UMH 139
“Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Leader: Come seek God’s face; wait for the Lord; take courage; be strong.
People: We week God’s face and wait for our Lord Jesus Christ. The Spirit of Christ gives us courage and strength.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
Invisible God, without the incarnation of your Son, Jesus Christ, we could envision your face only vaguely. You give us the Holy Spirit to enable our prayer and our search for your truth and your will for us. In our worship strengthen us to do as well as to know your purpose for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
FIRST READING Page 20
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH 580
“Lead On, O King Eternal”
PSALM “Psalm 27” UMH 758
NEW TESTAMENT READING Page 1826
GOSPEL PAGE 1623
“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 295
“In the Cross of Christ I Glory”
BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD