Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost 2018
September 2, 2018
VISIT OUR WEBSITE
SUNSET BEACH SERVICES
6:00 Fellowship Dinner/7:00
Mark your Calendars – 9/4
FOOTPRINTS – SUNDAY EVENINGS
Our Church Downstairs – 6:30 to 8:00 pm
6:30 Fellowship Dinner/7:00 – 8:00 Step Study
BIBLE STUDY – TUESDAYS
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.
Nurture Ministry – Barbara Smith (732) 495-1672
1stUNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SEA BRIGHT
1104 OCEAN AVENUE
SEA BRIGHT, NEW JERSEY 07760
CHURCH OFFICE (732) 530-7003 – Natalie Turner, Secretary
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE 9:30 AM
MERIDIAN MINISTRY IN SHREWSBURY
WELCOME TO SEA BRIGHT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WHERE JESUS CHRIST IS LORD!
A service of Word & Music
RINGING OF THE BELL
PRELUDE(A time to relax and enter the mindset of worship)
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Leader: Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction;
People: Pay attention and gain understanding.
Leader: I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching..
INTRODUCTION FWS 2160
“Into My Heart”(Verse 1)
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: Give yourselves wholly to prayer…always interceding for all God’s people, and pray for me that I may be granted the right words to make known God’s purpose.
People: We will give ourselves wholly to prayer, always interceding for all God’s people, and pray for you that you may be granted the right words to make known God’s purpose.
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change, we worship yo as those who are reborn by the word of truth. We present ourselves as a kind of firstfruits of Jesus Christ. Receive us for his sake. Amen.
HEARING OF THE WORD
FIRST READING PAGE 1052
“Song of Songs 2:8-13”
HYMN OF PREPARATION UMH
PSALM “Psalm 72” UMH 795
NEWTESTAMENT READING PAGE 1880
GOSPEL PAGE 1567
“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 413
“A Charge To Keep, I Have”
BENEDICTION AND SENDING FORTH FWS 2160
“Into My Heart” (Verse 2)
AS YOU ARE ABLE – PLEASE STAND TO PRAISE GOD