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February 01 2009

 Miramar United Methodist Church
Pastor David Range
Order of Worship for Sunday, February 1, 2009
8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Services
“Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World” through Passionate Worship, Radical Hospitality, Intentional
Discipling, Salty Service, & Extravagant Generosity
As a courtesy to all, Please place cell phones and pagers to silent mode.
Please stand as you are able for items marked with asterisk*

Please give to the youth holding pots for Souper Bowl Sunday...to help feed the homeless

Call to worship                                                                    
 
*Praise and Worship                                       Page 8, Praise & Worship Songbook

A Hymn for Souper Bowl Sunday: God You Give Us Recreation     (See Insert)

 Unison reading: Hymnbook 677 by James Weldon Johnson

*Hymn 512                                                                                         Stand By Me
                    
Welcome and Recognition of Visitors
Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Registration of Attendance, Announcements,     *Sharing the Spirit
(Please be seated when the music starts.)
                                                                                       
Scripture                                       Matthew 6:5-15
      
Children’s Time                  

*Hymn                       "We honor Harriet Tubman"                            (See insert)
                                                             
Reception of Tithes and Offerings

Doxology

Sharing Joys and Concerns

Prayer Hymn 494                                                                                   Kum Ba Ya
(you are invited to come forward for prayer, dedication or rededication)

Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Anthem (at 11)                                “Nothing Between”                                Choir

Sermon                                   “Good Genes”                           Pastor David Range
           
*Hymn of Preparation 599                                     Break Thou the Bread of Life

Great Thanksgiving for Black History Month                                         (see insert)

*Hymn of Commitment 519                                         Lift Every Voice and Sing

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for Good Samaritan Fund
 Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments
Attendance last Sunday was 184

Events this week:
Today: Today: between services is the Fellowship Breakfast, all welcome, people celebrating their birthdays will be especially honored
Today: Bible study with Pastor Garnes 10:00 a.m.
Tonight: Prayer Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
Monday: Admin Council, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Finance Committee 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Bible Study chapter 22, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday: Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Friday: Youth Fellowship, 7:00 p.m.
Next Sunday: after each service the Bold Justice Network members will have a short meeting.
Next Sunday at 4:00 p.m. the new Confirmation Class will begin, please speak to the pastor if you would like to join the church.

Dates to remember for the future:
Monday Feb. 9 Trustees
Friday Feb. 13 Youth Valentine Party 7:00 p.m.
Saturday Feb. 14 Singles Ministry sponsors an “Evening Under the Stars”
March 5 at 7:00 p.m. BOLD Justice Rally
The Kids Birthday Club is now scheduled for Sunday, March 22 after
the 11:00 am service.
April 2 at 7:00 p.m. Nehemiah ACTION

Finance report for Last Sunday
Envelopes and Loose Collection                                       $ 2406.61
Building Fund/Trustees                                $     76.50
Roof Repair                                               $   130.50
Mission                                                                                                     $  167.00

Bulletins are given today by Val Christie in honor of Enid Gooden, mother and grandmother on her 96th birthday! Happy birthday from your loving family.

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. Please note that there is a wheelchair entrance from the back parking lot through the double doors.
Also the church has a wheelchair located in the back of the sanctuary for anyone who wishes to assist a person coming to a meeting. Rest rooms for the disabled are available in the Preschool wing. LARGE PRINT HYMN BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE USHERS.

Thanks for all who have contributed to our food pantry. Please remember to look out for those in need and invite them to come in to receive some food.

Offering envelope books for 2009 are now available. Please remember to pick up yours on the back table.

With the Block Party coming the church is looking for those who can help by donating chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, rolls, salad, etc. Please put your name on the sign up sheet in the back of the church.

Thank You, from the Garnes family, for all your thoughtful expressions of love, sympathy and concern on the passing of Rudolph’s mother.

The Singles Ministry had it's first meeting on Jan.17, 2009 at 5pm. Present were Sheila Riley, Melba Smith, Marvia Aitken, Juliette Mattadeen, Taneisha Taylor, Barbara Phillips and Val Christie. Excused absences from Rose Brooks, Ruth Earle and Maureen Chung. Next meeting will be held on February 28, 2009 @ 5pm.Venue to be announced. Thanks for all your prayer support.

It's time to start thinking about joining a Celebrate Jesus Mission Team! Just like we had 8 visitors last summer you can help out in the North East District, (around Jacksonville) this July 25 to August 1. Please see Pastor David for more info and application forms.

Each summer, the camp hires two nurses each week to serve in ministry to the campers, team members, and adult volunteers. The camp is looking for individuals who are licensed as RN's or LPN's that would be interested in serving for one or several weeks during the summer. Speak to the Pastor for more information.

Please remember that there are Upper Room Devotional Guides and Pockets magazine available in the back of the church.

US Armed Forces: Adam Ramsay, Navy; LCPL Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; Maj. Jeffry Moffit, Lawanda Thomas (Iraq), Damien Frances (Iraq), Glendia Williams, Marvin Nells, Chad Chong (Iraq): Army