Twenty-third Sunday After Pentecost
November 12, 2017
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SUNDAY SERVICE IS AT 10:00
Every Sunday – 6:30 to 8:00 pm
6:30 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.
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: Teach me, LORD, the way of your decrees, that I may follow it to the end.
People: Give me understanding, so that I may keep your law and obey it with all my heart.
Leader: Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight.
INTRODUCTION “Into My Heart” (Verse 1) FWS 2160
HYMN OF INVOCATION UMH
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
People: And also with you.
Leader: Offer to God the sacrifice of thanksgiving.
People: We will pay your vows to the Most High.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
God Eternal, Son of God, mortal and immortal, Living Spirit, we are gathered to worship you and to encourage one another with words of scripture and spiritual songs and collective prayers. Receive our renewed pledges of fidelity to you and the church of your beloved Son: in his name. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
“Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25” Page 366
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH
PSALM “Psalm 78:1-4, 9-20” UMH 799
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“1 Thessalonians 4:13-18” PAGE 1837
“Matthew 25:1-13” PAGE 1544
“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
HYMNOF DEDICATION UMH
BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD