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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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Adult Bible Study (Wednesdays)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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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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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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Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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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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January 22, 2017
Pastor: David Range

Miramar United Methodist Church

Celebrating 56 years of Ministry!

MUMC, 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

Order of Worship for Covenant Service, January 22, 2017 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Pastor: David Range

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

Call to Worship                         

*Hymn 61                                                                 Come Thou Almighty King

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 20:7-12

Children’s Time/Builder’s Time

*Hymn 156                                                                       I Love to Tell the Story                                                                                                 

Reception of Tithes and Offerings    

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

(Sunday School for ages 3-11. The Nursery is open in Room 11, where the service can be viewed and heard by parents with children needing to be settled)

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

Prayer Hymn 469                                                       Jesus is All the World to Me

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                                    He is Holy                                                    Choir

Sermon               “Falling Asleep in Church”                     Rev. Katie Lineberger

*Hymn of Commitment 398                                                            Jesus Calls Us                  

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                                

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for FLUMC Children’s Home

Attendance for last Sunday 177

 Events this week:

Today: All youth and their parents are invited to stay after the 11:00 a.m. service for a lunch and to continue in fellowship with our visitors to talk about university life. No Youth Fellowship. Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Admin Council 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Donna Simms’ house meeting 7:00 p.m.  

Next Sunday: Fifth Sunday joint 10:00 a.m. service, Bold Justice Network Meeting held after the service, First Confirmation Class 6-7:30 p.m.

Looking ahead:

Wednesday to Saturday Feb. 1-4 Lifetouch Photo Directory pictures being taken

Saturday Feb. 4 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.- “a day of learning for church members and leaders”-Southeast District Training at Christ UMC, 4845 NE 25th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale 33308 with the Rev. David McEntire speaking:

Theme: Live Your Faith: You Matter!” Agenda is as follows:

8:30 Registration 9:00 a.m. Rev. Dr. David McEntire, First UMC, Lakeland, How does your leadership role help you live out your faith?

10:15 to 11:30 session Staff parish relations, Trustees, Finance, Admin Council, Lay Leaders, Lay Servant Ministry, Missions, Health Ministry, Youth Ministry, Children’s Ministry.

11:45 to 1:00 p.m. session (with lunch) Conflict Resolution, Spirit-Led Committees, Assessing Spiritual Gifts, Team Building, Church and School Partnership, Children’s Home and Foster Care, Fresh Expressions, Building Your Church’s Media Ministry. See Pastor if you need help signing up on www.southeastdistrictfac.org 

Saturday Feb. 11 Health Fair in our field, organized by Commissioner Darline Riggs, we need people from our church to be at our booth or greet people.

Feb. 1-4 are the dates to have your picture taken for the new photo directory through Lifetouch. Sign up at the table in the foyer on Sundays January 22, 29. Those who have their photo taken will get a photo directory and a free 8 by 10-inch photo but you may like to order more for sharing. If you bring a small bag of food to share with the needy you will get $5 off your purchase price. Please spend the 30 minutes it will take to come on one of the days and help create a beautiful book which will help build a stronger community of faith.

Youth Fellowship for Middle and High School students will continue on Sundays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Children’s Club for Elementary School students will be held on alternate Fridays. Next meeting is this Friday, Feb. 10

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                  $   2985.76

Building Fund/Trust                                                                        $         41.50

Roof Repair                                                                                        $        43.00

Mission                                                                                                $        111.50

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.

Youth, get your camping registration and scholarship forms and get started. The church trip is going to be July 3-8, please see Pastor David as soon as possible to book your place!

Prayer concerns from last week: Karen & Dennis Francis, Millicent Gardner, Dionne, Margaret & Althea  Browne, the women’s march across the country on Jan. 20/21, Leah Gaynor, Ann Taylor in hospice, thanking God for blessings and hope to do more in the church, Val, Sonia, Pam, Dexter, Alethea, Sharon, Joan, Dorothy and others who need jobs, Annette Lopez, Rene Fernandez, Susan Allen, Zachary Marr, A.J. & Jeannie, David Cross, Linda Crawford, Sylvia Hernandez, Candida, Gairy Dyer, Randy as he drives back from AZ, wisdom & light for Jonathan, Florrie’s co-workers health, healthy relationships, Dexter Kelly, Mabel Bizzell, Catherine Wheedleton, Alean Stephens, persecuted Christians, displaced, abused, trafficked, marginalized, oppressed, downtrodden, Arlene Baker, Eileen to heal, Shirley & family, Joanne’s job, Tiffany in school, Angie, Roger, Tavon, friends and family, Carol Bennett, Juliet Henry surgery on Tuesday, Ken Barnett & wife, Jeannie friend Betty who lost husband, Marvin with new pacemaker, Jeannie’s test results, Liezette’s neighbor Frank’s family at has passing and an encouragement for all of us to meet and help the reclusive person, Liezette as she begins a new chapter in her life, Vinessa’s family as they mourn her uncle’s passing, Gio thankful for President Obama and asking for a positive attitude to the new administration, Helene’s family as they mourn her aunt and sister, Gwen at loss of father & Joanne Rose, Shirley’s contact who needs clothes for 10 & 4 year old boys & 9 & 12 year old girls, Annette’s sister-in-law as her legs heal in the nursing home, Jackie McCorkle as she heals at home after hospital stay, (since Sunday) young girl Shalom sick in Lima, Peru

Armed Forces: Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan; A.J. Daley, Army; Andre Minott, Navy; all the soldiers on board the USS Warrior, Sasebo, Japan.   

Miramar United Methodist Church  2507 Utopia Dr.  Miramar, FL 33023 

Tel: 954-989-4711, Fax: 954-989-4315 

www.miramarumc.org, Email: mirumeth@bellsouth.net, Like us on Facebook

Pastor David Range

Administrative Assis. Beth Davey

Music Director Donna Simms Preschool Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

Treasurer Mario Perez Custodian Robin Ramtahal