Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
October 2, 2016
VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE
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
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 on the Prayer Request form and place in offertory plate.
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: May my cry come before you, Lord; give me understanding according to your word.
People: May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise.
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: Let us sing of mercy and justice as we give sincere praise to God.
People: It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
Unchanging God, your steadfast love never ceases, and your mercies never come to an end. We appreciate your mercies that are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Receive our worship as we come to you through Jesus Christ our Savior and Lord. Amen
HEARING OF THE WORD
“LAMENTATIONS 1:1-6” Page 1276
HYMN OF PREPARATION
PSALM “137” UMH 852
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“2 tIMOTHY 1:1-14” PAGE 1850
“Luke 17:5-10” PAGE 1628
“MORNING MESSAGE” Pastor Michael Turner
RESPONSE TO THE WORD
moment of silence
*Affirmation of Faith
Gloria Patri UMH 70
Prayers of the People
Invitation to Communion UMH 12
The Great Thanksgiving UMH 13
Hymn of Dedication UMH
Benediction and Sending Forth FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
As you are able – please stand to praise God