Welcome to Christ by the Sea
Open hearts, open minds, open doors.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May through December  Sunday Worship: 10:00 am
Sunday School: 9:00 am
 
Bruce T. Jones, Pastor
 
3755 Hwy A1A
Vero Beach 32963
 
772.231.1661
 
cbtsumc.org
 
 
 
 
 

 OUR MISSION

Our Mission is to joyfully share the love of Christ as we Worship God, Connect to Grow, and Serve the World.

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Regular and personal worship with the one true God. Join us for worship on Sunday mornings. Click here to get directions to Christ by the Sea.

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Gathering face-to-face with other Christians for the purpose of intentional faith development. We offer class and group opportunities scheduled throughout the week. Click here to learn more.

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Going beyond the walls of our church in acts of mercy and justice for others. For a list of opportunities to serve, please click here.

 

NEW TO CHRIST BY THE SEA?

Connect with us

We‘re glad that you have stopped by to learn what we’re all about. We hope you see our passion for serving the Lord and our neighbors. 

 WORSHIP with us in a traditional-style each Sunday with communion on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.

SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES for both adults and children are on Sunday mornings at 9:00 am. Click for room locations and series topics.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUPPERS  for fellowship in Ratcliff Hall, followed by a variety of studies and worship services. 

SERVE WITH US as we help our community through fundraisers, building homes, serving lunch at the Source, clothing collections and more.

CANTATAS sing or attend these glorious seasonal Christmas & Easter productions, including choir, orchestra, dancers & dramatic narration. 

ANNUAL CONCERT MUSIC CONCERTS with fine performances by local & internationally known artists.

Childcare available for all worship services! Visit our nursery, for ages 0-3.
For all other activities, check with the church office at 772.231.1661
in advance for childcare availability / arrangements. 
CBTS Events
There is a lot going on at Christ by the Sea, and we don’t want you to miss out! 
 
To view our complete church calendar, click here.
To view our available classes & small groups, click here
 
Special / Featured events are listed below, click for more information.
November 17, 2019
Guitar & Piano Concert
3 pm
Tickets $25 for Adults
$10 for Students
December 14, 2019
Christmas Cantata
4:30 pm & 7:00 pm
No Tickets needed 
Free will offering suggested
February 16, 2020
Broadway Concert
3 pm
Tickets $25 for Adults
$10 for Students
March 22, 2020
Chamber Music
3 pm
Tickets $25 for Adults
$10 for Students
April 11, 2020
Easter Cantata
4:30 pm & 7:00 pm
No Tickets needed
Free Will offering suggested
 
 

Sermon

“Membership: Not Your Parent’s Idea
of Repentance?” 
 
by Rev. Bruce T. Jones, Senior Pastor
Scripture reference: Revelation 3: 1-6
Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
September 15, 2019.
 

Aug 18, 2019
ETERNAL LIFE: What I must believe? – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
Series: Eternal Life
Scripture reference: Romans: 10: 8b-10
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  • Aug 18, 2019ETERNAL LIFE: What I must believe? – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Aug 18, 2019
    ETERNAL LIFE: What I must believe? – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Series: Eternal Life
    Scripture reference: Romans: 10: 8b-10
  • Aug 11, 2019“ETERNAL LIFE: What is it?” – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Aug 11, 2019
    “ETERNAL LIFE: What is it?” – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Series: Eternal Life
    Scripture reference: John 17: 1-5
  • Aug 4, 2019“The Whole Armor of God” – Eight Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Aug 4, 2019
    “The Whole Armor of God” – Eight Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Scripturer reference: Ephesians 6: 10-20
  • Jul 28, 2019“THE PRODIGAL: Becoming a Prodigal Christian” – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Jul 28, 2019
    “THE PRODIGAL: Becoming a Prodigal Christian” – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Series: The Prodigal
    Scripture reference: Philippians 2: 1-11
  • Jul 21, 2019“THE PRODIGAL: The Celebration” – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Jul 21, 2019
    “THE PRODIGAL: The Celebration” – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Scripture reference: Luke 15: 11-32
  • Jul 14, 2019THE PRODIGAL: The Elder Son – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Jul 14, 2019
    THE PRODIGAL: The Elder Son – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Scripture reference: Luke 15: 11-32
  • Jul 7, 2019“THE PRODIGAL: The Young Son” – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Jul 7, 2019
    “THE PRODIGAL: The Young Son” – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Scripture reference: Luke: 15: 11-32
  • Jun 23, 2019“Grace and Peace” – Second Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Jun 23, 2019
    “Grace and Peace” – Second Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Scripture reference: Romans 1: 1-7
  • Jun 16, 2019“Don’t Let Go” – First Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Jun 16, 2019
    “Don’t Let Go” – First Sunday after Pentecost (audio)
    Scripture reference" Acts 9: 20-15
  • Jun 9, 2019“We Are Rich People” – Pentecost Sunday (audio)
    Jun 9, 2019
    “We Are Rich People” – Pentecost Sunday (audio)
    Scripture reference: 1 Corinthians 1: 1-9
 

 

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

II Corinthians 5:20
 
 
 
 
About Christ by the Sea UMC
Everyone a missionary, our church – a mission station.
 

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MINISTRIES

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WORSHIP

You are welcome to join any of our worship ministries: Chancel and Cantata Choirs, Bell Choir, and Sunday Orchestra. We also welcome you to be apart of our Audio Visuals team, which includes sound, camera and lighting operations.  Please contact our Director of Worship Arts, Dr. Marcos D. Flores at 231-1661 x 303. 
Click here to learn more.

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YOUTH

Under Construction.

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CHILDREN

At Christ by the Sea, we parter with parents to raise disciples of Jesus Christ by equipping children with an expanding knowledge of the Christian faith.
 
Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

  
Tithing & Gifts

Jesus said: “Give and it will be given to you . . .”  Luke 6:38 Our prayer is that you are richly blessed by your participation in the life of Christ by the Sea and that  you, in turn, will be a blessing to others through your gifts in the name of the Lord.  

It is now possible to donate financially to CBTS online! Web site processing of financial gifts provides a fast, convenient, and secure way for you to give one-time gifts or recurring donations by credit card or by electronic check.  Whether you wish to pay an offering, pledge, memorial, or purchase tickets, you may now do so. We offer this option only as a convenience.  You are free to give via the weekly offering in the worship service, by mailing your contribution in to the office, or now by the internet.
 
To donate online, please  Image result for click here button
 where you will be taken to a secure third-party page to complete the tithing form
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
Christ by the Sea UMC
 
Address: 3755 Hwy A1A,
Vero Beach, Florida 32963
 
Phone: 772.231.1661 Fax: 772.231.7257 Email: office@cbtsumc.org
 
Pastor: Bruce T. Jones
Email: bjones@cbtsumc.org
 
May – December
9:00 am Sunday School
10:00 am Worship Service
 
January – April
8:45 am / 11:00 am Worship Service
9:45 am Sunday School

 

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