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January 6 2013

Miramar United Methodist Church

Celebrating 52 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 6, 2013 8:30 and 11:00 am services

Pastor: David Range

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

 

Call to Worship

 

*Praise & Worship                                                         

 

Prayer 

 

Hymn 254                                                                        We Three Kings

 

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.

                     

Scripture                             John 1:1-18

                                      

Children’s Time/Builder’s Time

 

*Hymn                                                  God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

 

Reception of Tithes and Offerings & Connect Cards

                                

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

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

 

Sharing Joys & Concerns and where you have shared or found blessings

 

Prayer Hymn 501                               O Thou Who Camest from Above

(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.)

 

Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer

 

Anthem                            Little Drummer Boy                                  Choir                                                   

 

Sermon                         “New Beginnings”                 Pastor David Range

 

Hymn of Preparation 606                Come, Let Us Use the Grace Divine

Holy Communion

 

Hymn of Commitment 348 Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling, verses 3 & 4 only

 

Today’s Mission offering is Good Samaritan Fund

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments          

Attendance for last Sunday was 165-Watchnight 147

  

Events this week:

Today: Birthday Recognition Celebration Breakfast between services, all welcomed and encouraged to join in, especially to sing “Happy Birthday”

Today: Bible Study with Pastor Garnes 10:00 a.m.

Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Trustees 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Read Romans 8, Galatians 5:16-6:10, Ephesians 6:10-20, Philippians 4:2-9, Colossians 1:1-23

Thursday: Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

Friday: Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: United Methodist Women Prayer Breakfast 8:30 a.m.

Next Sunday: Service of Baptism

 

Dates to remember for the future:

Monday Jan. 14: MUMC  BOLD Justice Network  7:30 p.m.

Saturday Jan. 26 District Leadership Training at Hollywood Hills UMC 9:00 a.m-12

Sunday, Jan. 27 First Confirmation class 4-5:30, New Members Session 7:00 p.m.

Monday Jan. 28: Creative Worship  Team 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday Jan. 29: Finance Committee 6:00 p.m. Preschool Board 7:30

Saturday Feb.9 Creative Worship Workshop 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Tuesday Feb. 26 Bold Justice Rally 7:30 p.m.

Monday March 18 Bold Justice Nehemiah Action  7:30 p.m.

   

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $2844.00

Building Fund/Trustees $  170.00

Roof Repair $    89.50

Mission $  176.50

New Year’s Eve                        $1556.96  

 

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: For the family of Claudius Clunis who passed Dec. 21, for Andrea Service as she travels back to Tampa, for Rene Mark as she travels to New Orleans, for Michael's travels, for Michelle and family as they travel back to England , joy for Mary Jane Edwards doing well in Georgia with her daughter, for Miriam to continue to heal from her surgery, for Dorothy's co-workers who have been laid off, for the reminders of Dennis Bent's father and uncle passing that each day is precious--for each family bereaved and for our health and strength, for Shirley's sisters Corrine and Debra and her mom's surgery Jan. 2, for Cynthia Clay's surgery, for how great it is to be one big family as Marvia, Sophie, Lauren, and David host T.T., Kelsie and Jeffry, for the Sunday School to thrive and for many to get involved with thanksgiving for mature teachers like Shirley, for Aloma's mother glad for her visit here and delighted that her grandson LaShawn has returned from the front, for Melba's brother Nelson to continue to heal, for Eula protected in an accident, for Ella so thankful to have come far this year and for her to continue to overcome, thanks that though many had a tough year we can walk by faith not by sight, for the Hanshart family who have been bereaved, for Mike Ritchie in ICU

 

Valda Pearce, Ernestine Pierce, Thomas McIntosh, Everline Humphreys, Rita McNeil, Beatrice Grossman, Leighton Delvaille, Deshawn Jackson, Becky Maynard, Elwood James, Norris Southwood-Smith,  Samantha & Sophie, Kevin Henry, Natalie Wright, Alvin and Phyllis Hewitt, Rev. Denzil Southwood-Smith, Royland & Greta Jarrett, Loretta Parris, Pat Mark, the Gooden Family, Tracey Smith, Ouida Menzies, Jack & Donna Hurley, Esther Dillon, Hervin & Dorothy Lawrence, Winnifred Samuels, Rudolph Stewart, Gale Walter, Edie Range, Lisa Andre, Potter family, Victor Ayayee, Michael Grant, BOLD Justice, Grace McCorkle, Doris McDowell, Lars Clunie, Ralston & Millicent Gardner, Niven Stewart, Catherine Wheedleton.  If you need prayer during the week please call Grandma Hyacinth Robinson at 954-435-4036 and your concern will be put on the Prayer Chain.  After you call her, for emergencies or to report someone in the hospital please be sure you call Pastor at the office 954-989-4711 or on his cell 954-495-6104, or email the office at mirumeth@bellsouth.net.  We will keep the name on for two weeks, unless you notify us otherwise.

 

US Armed Forces: HM3Adam Ramsey, Navy; Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan.

 

Pastor David Range,

Miramar UMC, 2507 Utopia Dr., Miramar, FL 33020.

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

mirumeth@bellsouth.net, miramarumc.org