Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost
October 22, 2017
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SUNDAY SERVICE IS AT 10:00
Every Sunday – 6:30 to 8:00 pm
6:30 Fellowship Dinner/7:00 – 8:00 Step Study
BIBLE STUDY – TUESDAY
Dinner 6 p.m. – Bible Study 7 p.m.
IN OUR CHURCH FELLOWSHIP AREA
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
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: If you, LORD, kept a record of sins,
People: Lord, who could stand?
Leader: But with you there is forgiveness,
People: so that we can, with reverence, serve you.
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: Put no faith in princes but in the Creator, who also watches over the stranger and gives heart to the orphan and widow.
People: We will trust our Creator who watches over us.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
By coming to your house of prayer, Gracious God, we show that our faith is in you above all others. Receive our worship as we extol your greatness and your compassionate care for all your people; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
“Exodus 33:12-23” Page 139
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH
PSALM “Psalm 99” UMH 819
NEW TESTAMENT READING
“1 Thessalonians 1:1-10” PAGE 1834
“Matthew 22:15-22” PAGE 1538
“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