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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
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FRI
Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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SAT
Tutoring
9:00 AM
Tutoring open to youths in the Community from grades 2-12.
Focus Subjects: SAT, reading, writing and mathematics.
OCT

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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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FRI
Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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SAT
Tutoring
9:00 AM
Tutoring open to youths in the Community from grades 2-12.
Focus Subjects: SAT, reading, writing and mathematics.
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August 13, 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 56 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for August 13, 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 110                                       A Mighty Fortress is Our God                                                                         

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 gospel from Matthew 14:22-33

Children’s Time

*Hymn 400                                                  Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

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 fill out the green forms & return them to the ushers.

Prayer Hymn 467                                                                                  Trust & Obey

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.)

Sermon                    “Wimps or Water Walkers”                     Pastor David Range

*Recessional Hymn 98                                                           To God Be the Glory

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                                 

Events this week:

Today: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

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

Looking ahead:

Monday August 21 Trustees 7:30 p.m.

Thursday August 24 Choir practice resumes

Sunday August 27 New Members Sessions after each service

Friday September 1 United Methodist Men landscaping/work day starting at 6:30 a.m.

Friday September 1 Square Dance 7:00-11:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Bring a snack to share

September 8-10 Florida Conference UMW presents a Spiritual Enrichment Retreat. Theme: “A Call to Community” at the First UMC, Coral Gables. Retreat Leader: Rev. Vidalis Lopez

News from the Pre-School:

Open registration for the upcoming school year on now! Space is now only available for VPK and 3 year-olds.

The church is looking for some videographers/photographers to record our events for the website and a promotional video. If you would be interested in serving in this way please speak to Pastor David.

Photo directories are available on the back table for all who had photographs taken.

Anyone interested in seeing the play Frenemy, featuring ‘the historic reunion’ of Oliver Samuels and Volier ‘Maffy’ Johnson, Saturday September 2, 2017, 8:00 p.m. at Everglades High School, please speak to Allison Feurtado.

Initial plans are in the works for a trip to the Florida UMC Children’s Home in Enterprise and from there visit historic St. Augustine in Jacksonville. This will be a three-day trip and accordingly hotel and transportation costs will apply. There are package deals available but we need to have an idea of the level of interest before making firm plans. Please see Sophia to indicate your interest and for further details.

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for Women in Distress

Attendance for last Sunday 180

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                       $   4415.45

Building Fund/Trust                                                                             $       97.00

Roof Repair                                                                                             $     255.00

Mission                                                                                                     $     236.00

Apportionments                                                                                    $     263.00                                                                      

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: Jeff as he goes for medical test, Oswald Martin for a diagnosis, Barbara Henry in search of a job, Wendy in need of a job, Jones family, Owen battling cancer, Crystal upcoming surgery, Mabel Bizzell, Catherine Wheedleton, Curtis Bradshaw, Dyson receiving chemo, Marcia to find her calling and a job, Dillon’s as they go to Jamaica, Edgar Dalson, Mercedes Joseph, Alice Selver, Jessica, Sean, Maliya as they settle into their new lives, Geoff & Jackie celebrating 29 years of married life, Jamaica as it marks its independence praying for protection & peace, those unable to come to worship, Fallon thankful for all who supported the car wash, Shad Mennel family who are mourning, Asha Boldie for a safe pregnancy, Cookie traveling mercies, James, Laura, Keisha Hodge, continued blessing for the church, George Walker as he travels to Jamaica, Devone as he spends sometime at home before going back to college, Juliet Henry for healing of the foot, for understanding, Scott for a good result with his heart problem, Marvin, Betty, Shirley, Virginia, Lorena, Nathaniel as he starts middle school, Flori traveling mercies, healing for Margaret Morgan and Candida’s sister, and Bettyanne’s knee pain, healthy pregnancy for Heyli, peace, love, joy for Roger, Tavon, Stacyann, Nikkie, Peach & Angie, to heal grampa, Hermon Gallmon, Earline Gallmon, Jennie Ruth healing and help, thanks for answered prayers, Darlene Daniel thankful for promotion & for strength & faith to endure, healing for aunt with liver cancer, aunt Blossom, for Diendra’s boyfriend to be employed and protection and guidance for family, Lazaro & Maria Soto thankful for their marriage July 22 and for guidance, Raquel Osorio on mission trip to Tanzania, Millicent Gardner family, Folasade to have the mercy of God in all she does, Karen & Dennis Francis, Rosemarie Nicholas, Margaret Browne, Val, Sonia, Pam, Dexter, Joan, Sharon, Dr. Katie, Dorothy, Morgan family, Jeannie & AJ, the persecuted, Roy & Raymond, John Brabham to recover from cancer.

US Armed Forces: Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan; A.J. Daley, Army; Andre Minott, Navy

Miramar United Methodist Church2507 Utopia D r. Miramar, FL 33023  

Tel: 954-989-4711 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 Dir. Marleni Pomare