Sunday Bulletin: Nov 12, 2017

Twenty-third Sunday After Pentecost

November 12, 2017

 

VISIT OUR WEBSITE

www.seabrightumc.org

 

SUNDAY SERVICE IS AT 10:00

 

FOOTPRINTS

Every Sunday – 6:30 to 8:00 pm

6:30 Fellowship Dinner/7:00 – 8:00 Step Study

Our Church

 

BIBLE STUDY – TUESDAY

Dinner 6 p.m.  – Bible Study 7 p.m.

IN OUR CHURCH FELLOWSHIP AREA

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL

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

 

MINISTRIES

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

E-mail:  seabrightumc1@verizon.net

Web:  www.seabrightumc.org

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

Hymn 1”                                         

 

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

 

FIRST READING                                                   

Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25                                             Page  366

HYMN OF PREPARATION                                   UMH

“Hymn 2”

PSALM          “Psalm 78:1-4, 9-20”                        UMH 799  

NEW TESTAMENT READING

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18                                   PAGE 1837   

 

GOSPEL

Matthew 25:1-13                                                  PAGE 1544

  

MESSAGE      

“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                            

“Hymn 3”                     

 

BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH            FWS 2160

“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)

 

AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD

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