April 30, 2017

Pastor: David Range

Miramar United Methodist Church

Celebrating 56 years of Ministry!

MUMC, in the heart of Miramar, a place for gathering, healing, and sending out friends, helping to create a sense of family to find new life in Christ

Order of Worship for April 30, 2017 Joint 10:00 a.m. service

Pastor: David Range

As a courtesy to all, please place cell phones and pagers to silent mode.

Call to Worship                         

*Hymn 158                                                            Come, Christians, Join to Sing                                                       


*Praise & Worship

Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Registration of Attendance, Announcements, *Sharing the Spirit. Visitors are invited to come to our Welcome Center on the Utopia Drive “front porch” after the service.

(Try to learn the name of someone you don’t know.)

Please stand for the reading of the Scripture from Luke 18: 15-17

Children’s Time

*Hymn 147                                                         All Things Bright and Beautiful

Presentation by Pre School

*Hymn 273                                                          Jesus’ Hands Were Kind Hands                                                                                        

Reception of Tithes and Offerings    

Doxology (Hymn 95) “Praise God, from Whom all Blessings Flow”

(Sunday School for ages 3-11. The Nursery is open in Room 11, where the service can be viewed and heard by parents with children needing to be settled)

Sharing Joys & Concerns-Please fill out the green sheets and give them to the usher.

Prayer Hymn 445                                        Happy the Home when God is there

Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer

(You are invited to come forward for prayer, dedication or rededication. If you have made a commitment to the Lord or if you would like to become a member of the church, please speak with Pastor David for prayer and the next step.)

Anthem                                        Wonderful Praise                                       Choir

Sermon      “On the Road with the Little Children”               Pastor David Range

*Hymn of Commitment 102                                    Now Thank We All Our God

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                                

Today’s Mission offering is for FLUMC Children’s Home

Next Sunday’s is for Good Samaritan Fund

Attendance for last Sunday 107

Events this week:

Today: Youth Fellowship 4:00 p.m., Confirmation Class 6:00 p.m., Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Trustees in hall 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Justice Ministry Celebration Little Flower RC Church, 1805 Pierce St. Hollywood 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: NO Bible study

Thursday: Choir 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Children’s Club at 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. as we celebrate new members who are confirming their vows and transferring their membership. The Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast will be between services, all those born in May should sit at the top table. The United Methodist Men meet after the second service to practice their song for Mother’s Day and to have their monthly meeting. Annual Conference Orientation for district clergy and lay member in our hall from 3:00 to 4:30, NO youth group..

Looking ahead:

Monday May 8 Admin Council 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday May 9 Vacation Bible School Helpers meeting 7:30 p.m.

Sunday May 14 Mother’s Day

Sunday May 21 Recognition of Graduates. Please let Donna Simms know about graduates. Global Mission Fellow Grace Okerson and Executive Director for Justice For Our Neighbors Director the Rev. Janet Horman speaking at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m., UMW Climate Justice seminar 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Monday May 29 Memorial Day Picnic 12-5:00 p.m. All the community invited.

Friday June 2 Multicultural Affairs evening 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Thursday June 8 Pre School Graduation 9:00 a.m.

Sunday June 11 Multicultural Sunday one joint 10:00 a.m. service

June 12-16 Vacation Bible School 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                  $   2247.30

Building Fund/Trust                                                                        $       23.50

Roof Repair                                                                                       $       29.00

Mission                                                                                              $     429.50

Welcome to all visitors. You are invited to stand during the service and introduce yourself, or to have someone else introduce you.  We want to give you one of our welcome packs and therefore encourage you to fill out the card and

tear off the badge, write your name on it and wear it so that we can greet you during and after the service. Note that there is a wheelchair entrance from the back parking lot through the double doors.

The church has a wheelchair in the back of the sanctuary for anyone wishing to assist a person coming to a meeting. Rest rooms for the disabled are available in the Preschool wing.

Prayer concerns from last week: For the country of Colombia that has too much rain, and so many places in the world that do not have enough rain, Sebastian & wife and baby, Randy’s health, Jonathan as he may re-locate, Edie’s sister Bonnie fighting cancer, Jeannie’s friends Marvin, Shirley, Betty, Virginia, Gio’s grandmother who suffered a stroke, joy for Christopher Dorsett who made the honor roll, Wenham and Deborah as they travel home, the family of the Broward student in hospice, celebrating Bold Justice successes in the state legislature with hopes for a bill on Civil Citations we be passed and signed by the governor, those going to Bold Justice training in Orlando, for the United Way director to speak with the research committee, for Vinessa and family as they remember her father’s passing one year ago as she is thankful for the support received, Donna’s neighbor’s surgery, Colleen Whyte thankful for the care of Joyce Hemmans and Natalie Stewart and family during her time of healing, Kawaine Codner and family as they celebrate his graduation in Tallahassee, for all to recognize children and youth as the “future now” who will change our world, celebrating Sharon Allen’s big contribution to the Earth Day program at Fairway Park by teaching how to prepare healthy meals, celebrating the United Methodist Men’s commitment to clean Utopia Drive and Tarpon Drive and having street signs acknowledge our community-mindedness, Mabel Bizzell, Catherine Wheedleton, Roger Pierce, Dexter Kelly especially as he gave his first sermon, peace around the world, Tavon, Roger, Peaches, Angie’s family and friends, the persecuted church, marginalized, dispossessed, downtrodden, displaced, the terrorized and the terrorists, Val, Pam, Dexter, Alethea, Sharon, Joan, Denese, Dorothy and all those working under stressful situations, God’s light shining in the world, Melba Smith, Sharon’s health, peace, love, tolerance, compassion, for school’s state tests, Bob Torrene, traveling mercies for Martha, Flori, and Bettyanne.

Armed Forces: Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan; A.J. Daley, Army; Andre Minott, Navy; all the soldiers on board the USS Warrior, Japan.   

Miramar United Methodist Church

2507 Utopia Dr.  Miramar, FL 33023 

Tel: 954-989-4711, Fax: 954-989-4315 

www.miramarumc.org, Email: mirumeth@bellsouth.net, Like us on Facebook

Pastor David Range

Admin Assis. Beth Davey

Music Director Donna Simms

Preschool Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

Treasurer Mario Perez

Custodian Robin Ramtahal


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