October 1, 2017

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 October 1, 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)                          

Processional Hymn 139                                     Praise to the Lord, the Almighty                                

Opening Prayer

    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 reading of the Scripture from                   Matthew 21: 28-32

Children’s Time

*Hymn (AA Hymnal)                    Praise Him, Praise Him, Jesus our Blessed Redeemer 

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

You may also donate to Hurricane Irma Relief by designating on “other” line. Checks should be made out to MUMC so that they can be used by the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) or give directly on secure3.convivo.net

*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 fill out the green forms and return them to the ushers.

Prayer Hymn (AA Hymnal)                                                  The Garden of Prayer

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                                             Adonai                                                         Choir

Sermon          Broken Promises, Kept Promises                  Pastor David Range

Responsive Prayer for World Communion Sunday

*Hymn of Preparation 635                                               Because Thou Hast Said                     

Holy Communion

*Recessional Hymn (AA Hymnal)                                                    Higher Ground

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                     

Events this week:

Today: Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast between services, all those born in October should sit at the head table. Youth Group 4:00 to 5:30 Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Pre-School Open House 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday: Pre-School Board 7:30 p.m. Ina McNeil’s House meeting 7:00 p.m. at her house, 7141 Biltmore Blvd.

Wednesday: PPR committee 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Choir 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Looking ahead:

Monday October 9 Roland Abel’s Bold Justice House meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary

Tuesday October 10 Finance Committee 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday Oct.11 Donna Simms’ House meeting 7:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall

Sunday October 15 after each service there will be an opportunity to have a conversation about the Children’s Club and the Youth Group in the fellowship hall. All parents and children are encouraged to attend.

Monday November 6 BOLD Justice Community Problems Assembly (moved from October 23)

Tuesday December 5 BOLD Justice Research Kick Off

Miramar UMC Youth Group 2017 meeting dates on Sundays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Oct. 1, 15, 29, Nov. 12, (Nov. 19 packing baskets) Nov. 26, Dec. 10 (no meeting: Oct. 8, 22, Nov. 5, Dec. 3)

If you would like to participate in the United Methodist Men’s Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. please see George Pedlar or Donna Simms

You may donate to "Hurricane Irma Relief” by designating this on your envelope. The total amount will be used by the United Methodist Committee on Relief to help those in need. If you have needs after the hurricane you may apply to www.disasterassistance.com  or call FEMA at 1-800-621-3362 or Senator Bill Nelson at 1-888-671-4091

Let’s visit the Florida UMC Children’s Home in Enterprise and historic St. Augustine in Jacksonville. There are package deals available so if you are interested please see Sophia for further details.

United Methodist Women upcoming events:

October 21 District Annual meeting, Bethesda HUMM, Tamarac

November 4 Conference Annual meeting, “A Call to Community”, First United Methodist Church, Lakeland FL

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

Today’s Mission offering is for Good Samaritan Fund

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday 131

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                         $   2438.00

Building Fund/Trust                                                                               $        41.00

Roof Repair                                                                                              $        51.00

Mission                                                                                                      $     393.00

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: Mabel Bizzell, Catherine Wheedleton, Pierce & Kelly family, Alean Stephens, victims of Hollywood Hills Nursing home, for all the sick and shut in, McBean family, Mexico, those in Dominica, and the Caribbean who had their lives disrupted by the hurricanes, the persecuted church, displaced, abused, health & strength and wisdom for new position for Allison, for her mother & grandmother and all caregivers, Lina, Randy, Jonathan, Sebastian, Jo, Rick, A.J. and Jeannie, Val, Sonia, Pam, Dexter, Joan, Sharon, Dr. Katie, Curtis, Aleathea, Dorothy, Alysia, Diane, Dennis & Karen, Ruth’s mother to find peace after bereavement, Heather’s children and all youth settling into new schools, for caregivers to have patience with their patients, for BOLD Justice to have success in working for better nursing home care, Marvin, Ingrid, Virginian, first responders especially as they put their lives at risk for others, Zion praying for Peyton, Wenham and Deborah’s family in Dominica and St. Thomas, Junia, Stephanie, for those who need care to let us know their phone numbers, Kathy’s brother Roger.

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


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