Oceanport United Methodist Church   •   50 Main Street, Oceanport, NJ 07757    |    732.544.9028
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Sunday School starts at 10:20 am.




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Reformation cornerstones
Every October, many Protestants celebrate the work of reformers who brought about much-needed change in the Christian church. At the center of their contributions were four teachings:
• Scripture alone: The supremacy of the Bible as the surest guide for faith and life.
• Grace alone: The supremacy of God’s undeserved love. God counts us “right” with him when we accept his free gifts of forgiveness and salvation.
• Faith alone: The supremacy of faith. Only by believing and trusting in God’s promises, and through no works or achievement of our own, do we receive eternal life.
• The priesthood of all believers: Christians are “members of one another” (Ephesians 4:25, NRSV). In God’s eyes, Christians are all on the same level. We each have a ministry to fulfill to one another and to people outside the faith. Martin Luther said we’re “reciprocally and mutually one.”


Staying spiritually fit
Prayer is like exercise: Neither is an end in itself. Just as exercise is intended to make us physically fit by strengthening our muscles so we can manage more activity, engaging in  prayer leads to more prayer. The harder one works at exercise, the greater the results. But if we give up the routine, the results won’t hold. The same goes for prayer.

Writes Rev. Kate Braestrup in Beginner’s Grace (Atria Books), “There will be no moment - in  this life, anyway - when I will be able to say, ‘That’s it! I’ve prayed, and the prayers have paid off: I’m a fully conscious, totally grateful, and unstintingly generous person. I can just start stuffing myself as soon as the plate hits the table.”

Rather, she notes, “The more you give, the more you will be able to give; the more you receive, the more you will be willing to receive; and the more you pray, the more you can … pray.”
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Welcome to Oceanport UMC

Thought for the DayPride leads to every other vice: it is the complete anti-God state of mind. ...As long as you are proud, you cannot know God. A proud [person] is always looking down on things and people. And, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you. - C.S. Lewis
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Welcome to Oceanport United Methodist Church's website!
We're so glad you stopped by and we warmly invite you to peruse this site. If you have any questions please fell free to contact us online via our Contact Us form or by calling the church office at 732.544.9028.

Whether you're looking for a new church home or looking for a great church to visit, you are always invited and welcome to join us for Sunday Worship. Worship services are led by our Pastor, Rev. Joy Geldart and besides having great worship services we have many wonderful programs and ministries for all ages.

Oceanport United Methodist Church is a beautiful church filled with loving Christian people and it's a church with a rich heritage that we are all proud of too! For more information about Oceanport UMC and our beliefs please visit our About Us page.

We are located at 50 Main Street, Oceanport, NJ. Visit our Maps and Directions page for directions to our church as well as getting street and satellite maps.

We would love to pray for you and if you are in need of prayer or would like to tell us how God has answered your prayers please visit our Prayer page.

We look forward to seeing you!