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Upcoming Events
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FRI
Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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SUN
Prayer Meeting - 6:00 PM
Anyone is invited to come and share with God your concerns or hallelujahs for the church.
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WED
Adult Bible Study (Wednesdays)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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THU
SEP

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FRI
Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
SEP

30

SUN
Prayer Meeting - 6:00 PM
Anyone is invited to come and share with God your concerns or hallelujahs for the church.
OCT

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WED
Adult Bible Study (Wednesdays)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Bible Search
May 6, 2018
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 57 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for May 6, 2018, 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 185 When Morning Guilds the Skies

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.)

Scripture Acts 10:23b-48

Children’s Time

*Hymn (Family of God) O How I Love Jesus

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

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

(The Nursery is available in Room 11. Get the key from Donna if you need to use it)

Sharing Joys & Concerns-Please fill out the green forms and return them to the ushers.

Prayer Hymn 351 Pass Me Not

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 Grace Choir

Sermon “Who Are Your Gentiles?” Pastor David Range

Hymn of Preparation 622 There is a Fountain

Communion

*Recessional Hymn 577 God of Grace and God of Glory

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is Good Samaritan Fund

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday 131

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 1865.00

Building Fund/Trust $ 16.00

Roof Repair $ 30.50

Mission $ 302.00

Apportionments $ 52.00

Save Our Sanctuary to date $ 20897.00

Bulletins today are given in honor of Doris McDowell on her birthday, by Pam and the family

Bulletins also dedicated to giving thanks for all God has done and will do and praying for guidance and protection. I am thankful for my church family and friends who have supported me so well—Karen Francis

Events this week:

Today: Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast in between services. All born in May should sit at the head table. All invited. United Methodist Men meet after the second service and practice a song for the ladies for next Sunday, Youth group 4-5:30 p.m.

Monday: Trustees meeting 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Finance Committee 6:00 p.m., Pre School board 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Training for disaster in the Multi-Service center, 6-8:00 p.m. 6700 Miramar Pkwy. For more info call 954-602-4873

Thursday: Choir 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Mother’s Day. A gift will be given to each lady.

Looking ahead:

Monday May 14 Memorial Day Picnic planning meeting 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday May 15 Outreach Committee, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday May 20 Recognition of Graduates. Contact Donna Simms about any grads in the church. Pre School picnic & St. Jude Trike-a-thon fundraiser at Viscaya Park from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at 14200 SW 55th St. Miramar, 33027

Tuesday May 22 Bold Justice Celebration at Little Flower Catholic Church, 1805 Pierce St. Hollywood FL 7:30 p.m.

Monday May 28 Memorial Day Picnic. Please make your financial contributions to the United Methodist Men’s group

June 10 Multicultural Sunday at Joint 10:00 a.m. service

June 11-15 Vacation Bible School

July 2-7 Summer camp week for the church youth.

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.

Mayor Wayne Messam, Commissioner Darline Riggs and Consul General Stephane Giles, invite you to celebrate Haitian Flag Day, Thursday May 17 at Miramar Cultural Center, featuring art exhibits and a jazz concert at 7:00 p.m. This is a free event but tickets needed for entry and can be picked up at the Cultural Center. Or see Lorna McKenzie. This is the UMW meeting for May, a Fresh Expression, where we relate to, and invite others to our church.

Pledge forms are on the back table for the Save Our Sanctuary (SOS) Campaign, please pick one up to fill in and place in the offering bag.

If you need anything during the service please contact one of the ushers, who will be wearing a multicolored stole/scarf. Please do not bring food or drinks into the sanctuary unless absolutely necessary. Thank you.

The Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast has continued with thanks to all who donated food, money and time towards the breakfast, and we look forward to doing it again next month. All are invited and encouraged to come and share a continental style breakfast, supplemented with donated hot dishes. To offer a dish, speak to coordinators Maureen Chung (cell 305 469 2954 or mchung2@bellsouth.net) or Angie Gentles (at cell 954-549-5788) or Karen Francis (at cell 954-292-2724.) We need a coordinator for food contributions from those who attend the 11:00 a.m. service.

Did you know the City of Miramar offers it residents many social services? Adult Day Care is provided M-F 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Senior Citizen Services has regular meetings and excursions and offers Meals on Wheels. Youth & Family services provides utility assistance, individual and group counseling. There are ballroom & meeting room rentals seating from 50 to 300. This is just a few… see the back table for more information or call 954-889-2700 or visit: www.MiramarFL.gov/Social Services.

Prayer concerns from last week: Dominica, Mike Stull as he is treated for cancer, Chris Jumpp traveling mercies, open house success, Bryan family, Megan to find her way with God, Roger, Tavon, Nikkie, Stacyann, Angie & family & friends, peace & love, those cast off by their families, success in planning for VBS, family in Jamaica, Quintin & Quintavius, joy that Dorothy’s daughter-in-law Danyel passed her bar exam, those that mourn, joy that Ken Dillon is doing better, George, for endurance & faith while dealing with health issues, Lisa healing, Keisha, James, Dorothy, Laura, joy for Cheryl Sotolongo at the birth of her granddaughter, Wayne McKenzie, Deleene Walker for healing, Randy, Jo, Sheri, Lori, Rafaela, Gladys, compassion, tolerance, respect, the oppressed, Gerardo Bianchi & family, Camille Taylor, joy for Veronica coming to spend time with Karen, Sonia, Dexter, Joan, Althea, Alethia, Sharon, Curtis, Dr. Katie, Andre, Danyel, Denese, Dorothy.

Miramar United Methodist Church, 2507 Utopia Drive, Miramar, FL 33023

Tel. 954-989-4711, Fax: 954-989-4315 miramarumc.org, mirumeth@bellsouth.net

Pastor David Range, Admin. Beth Davey Music Dir. Donna Simms, Treas. Mario Perez

Custodian Robin Ramtahal, Pre-School Dir. Marleni Brant-Pomare