Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
October 9, 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
OCTOBER 22, 2016
ANNUAL CHURCH CONFERENCE
God’s Gifts Are for Use in His Service
The gifts we have received are not ours alone. God gave them to us for the purpose of serving Him and serving other people.
Will you share your talent, or the special gift God has given you? There is a need for members for various ministries. Please give your name to Pastor Michael.
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: Blessed are those who have regard for the weak;
People: The Lord delivers them in times of trouble.
Leader: The Lord protects and preserves them – They are counted among the blessed in the land –
People: He does not give them over to the desire of their foes.
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: Bless our God, good people. May the sound of our praise be heard by our God.
People: God has kept us among the living and has led us on our way.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
Receptive and responsive God, hear and answer our prayers as in your wisdom you know what is best for us. Urge us by the Spirit to full obedience and ready service through the church of your dear Son. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
“Jeremiah 29:1,4-7” Page 1223
HYMN OF PREPARATION
PSALM “66” UMH 790
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“2 Timothy 2:8-15” PAGE 1851
“Luke 17:11-19” PAGE 1629
“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
Benediction and Sending Forth FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
As you are able – please stand to Praise God