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February 2, 2020
Pastor: David Range

Miramar United Methodist Church

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

Part of the United Methodist family where we make disciples for the

Transformation of the world.

Celebrating 58 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for February 2, 2020-8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

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

Call to Worship (please stand as you are able)

*Hymn 732 Come We That Love the Lord

Prayer

*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 gospel according to Matthew 5:1-12

Children’s Time

*Hymn (AA Hymnal) Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at miramarumc.org)

Anthem De Gospel Train Choir

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

(The Nursery is open in Room 11)

Sharing Joys & Concerns- please fill out the green form and return it to the usher.

Prayer Hymn 397 I Need Thee Every Hour

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 Come Find Forgiveness & Love Choir

Sermon “The World’s Most Extraordinary Club Pastor David Range

Hymn of Preparation (AA) Let Us Break Bread Together

Holy Communion

*Hymn of Commitment 566 Blest Be the Dear Uniting Love

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for Good Samaritan Fund

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday 140

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 4120.69

Building Fund/Trust $ 113.00

Roof Repair $ 71.00

Mission $ 457.00

Today’s bulletin is given in honor of Laila London McKenzie’s 1st birthday. Love & blessings from her grandparents and Aunty Lisa

Events this week:

Today: Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast in between services. All those born in February are invited to sit at the head table. All welcome. United Methodist Men after the 11:00 a.m. service in the fellowship hall, Pastor Appreciation meeting in the library. Youth group 4-5:30 p.m. Prayer meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Admin Council 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: PPR committee meeting 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible study, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Children’s Club 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: District Training from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and District Youth Rally 5 to 9:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. UMW Bake Sale after each service

Looking ahead:

Monday, Feb. 10 Creative Worship Team 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 20 UMW meeting for Heart Awareness Month at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 22 UMW prayer breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday Feb. 26 Ash Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m.

Friday Feb. 28 United Methodist Men’s Fish Fry

Sign up now for the District Training, Saturday, Feb. 8 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with registration opening at 8:15, at Christ UMC, 4845 NE 25th Ave, Ft. Lauderdale 33308, with childcare available. Register at www.flumc.org/southwest for seminars on Staff Parish Relations, Trustees, Finance, Lay Leaders, Lay Servant Ministry, Fresh Expressions, Connecting to Local Schools, Relational Evangelism, Forming Small Groups, Church in Prison, Spiritual Gifts, Churches with Preschools, the Children’s Home & Foster Care, Justice For Our Neighbors, Active Threat Safety, Creation Care, Grief & Loss on the Journey to Something New, Marketing Your Church, Beautifying Your Church Spaces, and Leading in Anxious Times. Later that day the Youth Rally will take place from 5 to 9:00 p.m.

BOLD Justice (Broward Organized Leaders Doing Justice) is working on continued support for nursing homes “Operation Spot-check” and that each home would have a working generator in case the power grid goes down. We continue to advocate for more officers to be given Crisis Intervention Training so that they will be better prepared to help the mentally ill offenders with better solutions. We advocate for fewer youth and adult arrests when other actions can be taken, for example, civil citations. Please put on your calendar the dates for 2020: March 3 Rally, April 2 Nehemiah Action, May 19 Celebration.

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:

Ben Walter-Range thankful for a good interview and happy for another prospective interview in Maryland that he may receive job offers, the family of Pam Taylor upon her loss, for Ina’s acquaintance who needs housing and her sister who may be able to help and for Henderson Crisis teams who may facilitate the care of the most vulnerable, Bettyanne joyful for the celebration of her birthday but also asking for the family of Mike Stull who passed away, for the victims of human trafficking and those doing something to help their situation, those in special need of recovery in the Bahamas, for protection from the Corona virus, Rachel Chung with a terminal illness, Kessa George in hospital, for the youth especially those on the soccer team, for a diagnosis for Jeannie Grossman, for the families of Martell Bernard and Clo Todman-Cameron, celebrating especially the support of the families during this time of bereavement, Gwen celebrating it is well with her soul, Veta and family as they lay Martell to rest in Jamaica, Olivia Tapper upon the birth of her daughter, and John Tapper as he travels for his father’s funeral, Janet Hansby’s grandson as he settles into his new home, Marie thankful for good results from Tom’s test, Lloyd Daley celebrating that he could help bring $20,000 in medical supplies to the Victoria hospital in Jamaica and for all the children born there, Norma Payne thankful for guidance & healing power, thanksgiving for Irma from St.Thomas, Jamaica being in worship, thanks for the six new members of the UMW and for the chance we have to support the youth in going to camp. Pam, Dexter, Sonia, Joan, Sharon, Curtis, Cherry, Brian, Michelle Hawkins, June’s mother, Nadage, Dorothy, prayer for the protection of children in the uneasy situation possible abductions, Jim Lenar family, Delores, Pam & Cathy as they travel, Rolla Shick, Dorothy Brown, Pam McFarlane, Fay Harley, Rossana Bell, Fulton Gallagher, Linda Crawford, Linda Gamble for healing, Jeannie & AJ health & well being, Sarah Hunter as she takes chemo, Kippie & Donnie as they mourn, Lyanne, peace, love, empathy, respect, for human trafficking to stop, Karen Francis, Millicent Gardner, Gwen Pickering, Rosemarie Nicholas, the Browne family, Grace Byndloss

Miramar UMC 2507 Utopia Dr, Miramar, FL 33023 Tel: 954-989-4711 www.miramarumc.org

Pastor David Range Music Director Donna Simms Treasurer Mario Perez, Marleni Brant-Pomare Preschool Director Robin Ramrhahal Custodian