March 15, 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 59 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for March 15, 2020-8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

Third Sunday in Lent

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

Call to Worship (please stand as you are able)

*Hymn 64 Holy, Holy, Holy

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.)

Women’s History Moment

Scripture Romans 5:1-11

Please stand for the gospel according to John 4:1-26

Children’s Time

*Hymn 111 How Can We Name a Love

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

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

(The Nursery is open in Room 11)

Sharing Joys & Concerns- please allow the usher to hold the microphone for you.

Prayer Hymn 420 Breathe on Me, Breath of God

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 When He was on the Cross Choir

Sermon “Scrubbing Our Social Media Accounts Pastor David Range

*Hymn of Commitment 566 Blest Be the Dear Uniting Love

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for BOLD Justice

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday 154

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 4060.00

Building Fund/Trust $ 39.00

Roof Repair $ 86.00

Mission $ 246.50

Welcome, during the worship service we encourage you to put your phone on silence or, better yet, turn it all the way off. For 2000 years the church of Jesus Christ has grown as its members meditated in the quiet parts as well as during the singing and speaking times, and worshippers are blessed. Please be in the moment and enjoy this sacred time away from all that calls us during the rest of the week.

Events this week:

Today: Sale of Soup after each service, Youth Group 4-5:30 p.m. Prayer meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Trustees at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Primary Election Day, Pre School Board, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Fast breaking at noon in the sanctuary (for each of the Wednesdays in lent), Bible study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir at 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Children’s Club will be enjoying the City of Miramar Family Night 6-10:30 p.m. at the Town Center, 2300 Civic Center Place, free admission, food trucks, dominoes, virtual reality, music, roller skating, bounce house, live performances, photo booth. Please talk to Melissa Nelson or Marvia Aitken for more info.

Next Sunday: Worship services 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. with New Members Session after each service, Pre School Picnic from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Vizcaya Park, 14200 SW 55 Street, Miramar. It is also a fundraiser for St. Jude’s hospital.

Looking ahead:

Sunday March 29 Joint service at 10:00 a.m. on the fifth Sunday of the month and for the Easter Cantata, Sale of soup after the service.

Thursday April 2 Nehemiah Action at 7:30 at Hopewell Baptist Church, 890 NW 15th St., Pompano Bch 33060. Our goal is 180 or more attending from our church.

Friday April 3 Children’s Club Easter Egg Hunt at 7:00 p.m. All welcome.

The trustees thank the congregation for their support of the renovation project where we together completed installation of new impact windows in the sanctuary, painting the sanctuary, repair of doors, overhang beam & painting around outside walkways. The parking lot was paved, rest rooms freshened up, LED lighting, new downspouts, and kitchen tiles installed. We put in more drainage & had built the south entrance ramp and made repairs to parsonage. Thank you as we continue to pay down the loan we had to take to accomplish all this and more.

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: 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:

Thanks for how the men and women of the church work together and special thanks to the men who cleaned the roof and gutters, for all women who are suffering when we could do better, Kim Russell, Pam McFarlane, family of Phil Poulos as his wife Yvonne thanks the church for their support, Rosanna, Juanita, Flori’s niece’s husband & family, Dorothy thankful for the support of the church after her sister’s death, Michelle Hawkins, Eula as she recovers from a difficult morning yesterday, Fervil who needs healing of body and spirit, Jeannie, AJ, Brenda, Jena, Charles, Suny, for us all to stay concerned and prepared for whatever the corona virus brings so that we do not fear and doubt, for Val’s white blood count to improve, joy for Sophia traveling to Philly for a competition, for the sacrifice of the founding fathers and mothers of this country especially around Valley Forge, for the UMW to continue to work locally and globally with a passion to bless others especially children, thankful that Ruthlyn will be 87 we pray for patience for those around us, for the family of CJ’s Aunt Jean who passed away at age 94 with thanks for her lifetime commitment to the UMW, for Leyhanna as she returns to Orlando and for the joy Margaret takes in sharing a birthday with her, celebrating Margaret national honor from Montserrat with her son and his children she feels honored to touch so many lives, James Donaldson who with others was injured in a car crash, for strengthening the causes of BOLD Justice, for Sonia to be relieved of pain as she gets a diagnosis about her ear, for Geneta’s daughter Kamla as she works as a nurse and all those who have to take care of those with the virus, for all those on spring break, thankfulness that we can offer our youth a strong start to life and public speaking. For Sarah Hunter’s cancer treatment to work, thankfulness for Joey doing better after surgery, love, peace, tolerance, empathy, for the corona virus to be eradicated, Ms. Tomas in mourning for her daughter, teachers, students, parents, Pam, Dexter, Joan, Sharon, Curtis, June, Cherry, Brian, Dorothy Marsh, Dilly, Karen Francis, Millicent Gardner, Mabel Bizzell, the Browne family, for one who seeks health and strength and removal of all fears, Kathy’s cousin Cheryl and mourning, cousin Aaron who lost wife, the family of Northrop Simmons who passed, Donna Leland & Owen Wyman fighting cancer, Penney, Dexter, Willie Mae Niles, Antonio Bell.

Miramar UMC 2507 Utopia Dr, Miramar, FL 33023

Tel: 954-989-4711www.miramarumc.org mirumeth@gmail.com

Pastor David Range Music Director Donna Simms Treasurer Mario Perez

Preschool Director Marleni Brant-Pomare Custodian Robin Ramtahal

 
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