Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost
October 16, 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: Praise the Lord, all you servants of the Lord who minister by night in the house of the Lord;
People: Lift up your hands in the sanctuary and praise the Lord.
Leader: May the Lord bless you from Zion, he who is the Maker of heaven and earth.
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: Hear and become familiar with the sacred writings which have power to make you wise.
People: The Bible can lead us to salvations through faith in Jesus Christ.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
We come to worship, O God, in response to your Word spoken in Jesus Christ and made known to us in the church of the apostles. Receive us as faithful witnesses to the faith inspired by your Spirt and desiring to be found ready at the coming of the Son of humanity, Jesus Christ. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
“Jeremiah 31:27-34” Page 1229
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH
PSALM “19” UMH 750
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“2 Timothy 3:14-4.5” PAGE 1853
“Luke 18:1-8” PAGE 1630
“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