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Upcoming Events
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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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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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TUE
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WED
Adult Bible Study (Wednesdays)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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THU
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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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MON
Watchnight Service
10:30 PM to 12:00 AM
watchnight
10:30 PM to 12:00 AM
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November 12, 2016
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 November 12, 2017 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

Pastor: David Range

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

Call to Worship (please stand as you are able)                          

*Hymn 711                                                                                  For All the Saints

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.)

The Apostle’s Creed 882

Scripture                                    Hebrews 12:1-13

Children’s Time                                       

*Hymn                                                                    When the Saints Go Marching In

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, for children needing to be settled)

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

Prayer Hymn 709                                     Come, Let Us Join Our Friends Above

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                                 Only Trust Him                                                  Choir

Sermon             Drooping Arms and Crooked Feet”             Pastor David Range

Lighting candles to remember those we see no longer                                      

*Recessional Hymn 708                                                     Rejoice in God's Saints

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                         

Events this week:

Today: Book Fair in entrance hallway, please support our Pre-School and chat with the director after each service. United Methodist Men have a short meeting after the 11:00 a.m. service to talk about harvest, Youth Group 4-5:30 p.m., Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: local BOLD Justice Team Meeting, 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: United Methodist Women meeting for the World Thank Offering at 7:00 p.m., Choir 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Harvest Thanksgiving Services at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. followed by a sale of goods after the 11:00 a.m. service and the packing baskets at 4:00 p.m., all are encouraged to bring non-perishable food to the service and children are invited to process with it to the front of the church.

Looking ahead:

Thursday November 23, we will be working with Branches to send out up to 450 Thanksgiving meals. If you would like to volunteer please sign the notebook in the foyer or talk to Sharon Allen at 786 239 9131. Contributions gratefully received.

Sunday November 26 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services will feature an interesting report of the mission trip some of our members took to Haiti.

Sunday December 3 United Methodist Men’s Christmas Concert at 6:00 p.m. Come to hear Clive Tenors (from last year) plus Sister Novelet, Rhael, Gregory Ledon who plays the saxophone, and much more!

Tuesday December 5 BOLD Justice Research Kick Off at the Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, 1900 SW 35th Ave, Fort Lauderdale

Miramar UMC Youth Group 2017 meeting dates on Sundays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., (Nov. 19 packing baskets) Nov. 26, Dec. 10 (no meeting Dec. 3)

United Methodist Women upcoming events:

December 9 Celebrating the Beloved Community, Village UMC, North Lauderdale. Please see Marvia Aitken for further details

News from the Pre-School: Attend the Book Fair Nov. 13-17 when you can help support the library by donating a book, or buy one for a child you love, Toy Drive Nov. 27 to Dec. 15 when you can bring in new toys to be given to the preschool students.

Questions? call the preschool office at 954 981 9269 and talk to director Ms. Marleni or her assistant Ms. Eliza.

To Fund Child Imagination & Education, Purchase a book for the Pre-School. Visit

 www.Amazon.com, “gift cards and registry” / Accounts & List

enter into Search Field " Magnifying Glass, preschool’s email address: mumpspreschool@gmail.com. Once you have located the applicable list you can click on “remember” if you would like to save a link to the list or add to your Web Browser Favorites/Books Marks list. Otherwise you may purchase a book or books. If the amount is over $25 there will be no shipping costs.

The City of Miramar has $1,400,000 available for housing rehabilitation from various programs. If you are interested see the bulletin board or speak to the pastor.

Let’s visit the Florida UMC Children’s Home in Enterprise and historic St. Augustine in Jacksonville. Speak to Sharon Allen if you are interested.

Remember to sign up for ACA health insurance if you are eligible, open enrollment ends December 15!

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for BOLD Justice

Attendance for last Sunday 197

Bulletins today are given by Florencia Velasco Cordoba in honor of all veterans for serving our country, especially for Jonathon and Randy

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                       $   4156.51

Building Fund/Trust                                                                             $       81.00

Roof Repair                                                                                            $     183.00

Mission                                                                                                    $     356.00           

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: Afi Thompson having a C-section, Dahlia Robbins recovering from surgery, Lauren Aitken celebrating her academic achievements, Elroy & Angelo, Kelly family, George Codner, Colleen White, Daisy White, Brother Stanford, Valerie Holt, Mabel Bizzell, Catherine Wheedleton, Barbara Gabbidon, hoping for a happy Christmas with family by avoiding negative political conversation, Hodge family, Felix healing, Willard Kennedy and family as they mourn his sister Mercedes passing, Dorothy thankful for answered prayer, thanks for safe travels and appreciation for genuine hospitality, thanks for God loving us as children, the island of Dominica as they recover, Irvn to find a job, Diendra as she considers the future of her job, Kevene & Christine Levelle, Ann Taylor, Franklin Smith, Ina & family living in assisted living facilities, Roger, Tavon, Stacy, Nikkie, Athea, Dennis, Angie’s family & friends, that pastor may have long life and good health, Jeannie thankful for good results to medical test, Marvin in hospice, Virginia, Ana Lilian, Don Lopez children as they wait for their mother’s passing, Mauricito, joy for Randy’s first week at job, for all military veterans, Lina, Dakarai & D’Andre as they celebrate their birthday, for God to bless a business, Charles Nicolas, Kelly Rosefort Nicolas, Tara Carnesi, Sophia Pak, Marjorie Champagne healing and traveling mercies, Maureen thankful for birth month and blessings of family, Devone, Dorothy, Trevor traveling mercies, Millie Weller’s family & friends, peace, love, tolerance in the world, Val, Sonia, Pam, Dexter, Althea, Alethea, Joan, Sharon, Dr. Katie, Curtis, Denese, Dorothy,

US Armed Forces: LaShawn Knight, Army; A.J. Daley, Army; Andre Minott, Navy

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

Tel: 954-989-4711 Fax: 954-989-4315

www.miramarumc.org Email: mirumeth@bellsouth.net  

Pastor David Range Administrative Assistant Beth Davey

Music Director Donna Simms Treasurer Mario Perez

Custodian Robin Ramtahal, Pre-School Director Marleni Brant-Pomare