Sunday Bulletin: Nov 27, 2016

First Sunday of Advent
November 27th, 2016

VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE
www.seabrightumc.org

FOOTPRINTS
Dinner 6 p.m. – Christian Recovery meeting 7 p.m.
Downstairs fellowship hall

BIBLE STUDY – TUESDAY
Dinner 6 p.m. – Bible Study 7 p.m.
IN OUR CHURCH FELLOWSHIP AREA

SUNDAY – DECEMBER 11, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
The Northern Cluster Choir will perform ‘One Silent Night’ in our church. – All are encouraged to attend.

Get Well & Special Occasion Cards
Sent by the Nurture & Outreach Ministry
Please give names & addresses of anyone you think would like to receive a card from us to Pat Liegel (732)687-2153, or write a note and place it in the offertory plate.

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: Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;

People: His love endures forever.

Leader: Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story – those he redeemed from the hand of the foe,

People: Those he gathered from the lands, from east and wes, from north and south.

INTRODUCTION “Into My Heart” (Verse 1) FWS 2160

HYMN OF INVOCATION
“HYMN 1”

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

People: And also with you.

Leader: I rejoice to see you in the house of the Lord, where we come together in unity.

People: We give thanks to God and pray for the peace of Jerusalem and all earth’s cities.

PRAYER OF INVOCATION

We come to worship you, O God, with such unity of Spirit as we have gained by our experience together in Christ. As we give thanks to you for the peace we have, we pray for your justice to prevail in all of earth’s cities and societies; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

HEARING OF THE WORD

FIRST READING
“Isaiah 2:1-5” Page 1063
HYMN OF PREPARATION
“HYMN 2”
PSALM “122” UMH 845
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“Romans 13:11-14” PAGE 1763

GOSPEL
“Matthew 24:36-44” PAGE 1543

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

Hymn of Dedication
“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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