August 24 2014

Miramar United Methodist Church 
Celebrating 53 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 August 24, 2014 at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.
Pastor: David Range
As a courtesy to all, please place cell phones and pagers to silent mode.
Call to Worship
*Hymn 73                                                                              O Worship the King
*Praise and 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 Gospel lesson from Matthew 16:13-20
Children’s Time
*Hymn 140                                                                    Great is Thy Faithfulness
Reception of Tithes and Offerings
Doxology (Hymn 95) “Praise God, from Whom all Blessings Flow”
(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​                                        
Prayer Hymn 351                                                     Pass Me Not O Gentle Savior
(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.)
Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Sermon        “Does It Make A Difference Who Jesus Is?”    Pastor David Range
*Hymn of Commitment 133                             Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)​                                  
Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments
Next Sunday’s is for Florida United Methodist Children’s Home
Attendance for last Sunday 121
Events this week:
Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.
Monday: Creative Worship Team at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Primary Elections, in Fellowship Hall 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: House Meeting Training 7:00 p.m. at St. Clement RC Church,
2975 N. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Saturday: Anniversary Picnic 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Next Sunday: 54th Anniversary Celebration at one joint 10:00 a.m. service
Looking ahead:
Wednesday Sept. 3 Admin. Council & Finance Committee meet with Tom Wilkinson from the United Methodist Foundation 7:30 p.m.
Thursday September 4 Audley Codner’s Bold Justice House Meeting,
7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall
Monday Sept. 8 Joyce Hemmans Bold Justice House Meeting 7:30 Fellowship Hall. Sharon Allen’s Bold Justice House Meeting 7:30 p.m. in church library
Tuesday, Sept. 9 Roland Abel’s Bold Justice House Meeting 7:30 p.m. at his home, 7606 Harbour Blvd., Miramar. Preschool Board meeting 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 10 Ina McNeil’s Bold Justice House Meeting at 7:30 in church library
September 12-14 UMW Spiritual Growth Retreat, Life Enrichment Center, Leesburg . Please see Aloma and Jeannie at the 8:30 service, Marvia, Liz, and Ola at the 11:00 service for more information. All Women and children are invited.  We are in the process of chartering a bus.
Feb. 16-26, 2015 Trip to Israel through the Jerusalem Center for Biblical Studies; see host Pastor David or pick up a registration brochure on the back table. Save your place with $300 deposit.
Finance report for last Sunday
Envelopes and Loose Collection​​​​$ 2033.05
Building Fund/Trustees​​​​​$ 113.50
Roof Repair​​​​​​$  39.50
Mission​​​​​​​$ 137.00
Bulletins today are given by Donna Simms in celebration of her grandson Alexander’s 17th birthday.
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.
Please attend one of the Bold Justice House Meetings of:
Joyce Hemmans: Monday Sept. 8 at 7:30, Fellowship Hall
Sharon Allen: Monday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 in church library
Roland Abel: Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 at his home, 7606 Harbour Blvd., Miramar
Ina McNeil: Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 in church library
Judy Ingram-Solomon: Wed. Sept. 17, 7:30 in church library
Donna Simms: Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 7:30, Fellowship Hall
Barbara Walwyn: Wed. Sept. 24, 7:30 in church library
Fay Harley: Monday Sept. 29, 7:30 in Fellowship Hall
We hope everyone can come to the Anniversary Picnic, Saturday, August 30  at Vizcaya Park, 14200 SW 55 Street Miramar FL 33027. Tel: 954-883-6800, where everybody can bring their own food and drink and openness to meeting new people and visiting with old friends. (Directions: from Miramar Parkway go south on Flamingo to 202nd and turn right [west] and go to the end)
Prayer Concerns: Florie for the joy of seeing her son in California and her trip to Colombia, for Randy who lost his job, for her ill friends in Colombia and for the family of her cousin who passed away on Saturday, for Sharon’s son-in-law, her grandson Marlie’s Dad,  who has been diagnosed with kidney cancer, Ina for her son Michael and for her whole family being in crisis, for Jeannie’s husband, A.J. to get a job, for Garry and Sunhui travelling mercies as they fly to Knoxville, TN and Baltimore, Md. to visit children and families, for all the students teachers and parents who have children returning to school on Monday and for parents whose children will not be returning to school for one reason or another, for Donna travelling to Atlanta on Monday, for Lorna’s Aunt Vilma who has gone to Jamaica for funeral of her mother-in-law, for Fay and family travelling to Jamaica for the funeral of their aunt, for those suffering with mental illness, for Derrick Ruffin’s being led by God in a decision to support ALS by taking the ice challenge, for the stranger who paid for Lucille’s purchase at the store where she thought she had lost her money and for the family in Ferguson, Missouri whose son was killed, for the policeman who shot him and for all the people there to calm down and let this tragedy be solved in a calm and safe manner.
US Armed Forces: HM3Adam Ramsey, Navy; Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan; A.J. Daley, Army.
Miramar UMC,
2507 Utopia Dr.
Miramar FL 33023
Tel: 9/989-4711, Fax: 9/989-4315,            


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