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Upcoming Events
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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.
OCT

25

WED
Adult Bible Study (Wednesdays)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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THU
OCT

27

FRI
Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
OCT

28

SAT
Tutoring
9:00 AM
Tutoring open to youths in the Community from grades 2-12.
Focus Subjects: SAT, reading, writing and mathematics.
OCT

29

SUN
Prayer Meeting - 6:00 PM
Anyone is invited to come and share with God your concerns or hallelujahs for the church.
OCT

31

TUE
NOV

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THU
NOV

03

FRI
Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
NOV

04

SAT
Tutoring
9:00 AM
Tutoring open to youths in the Community from grades 2-12.
Focus Subjects: SAT, reading, writing and mathematics.
Bible Search
July 30, 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 July 30, 2017 10:00 a.m. Joint Service

Pastor: David Range

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

Gathering & Call to Worship (please stand as you are able)                                

Processional Hymns

*Hymn 61                                          Come Thou Almighty King vs. 1& 4

*Hymn 371                                        I Stand Amazed vs. 1 & 2              

*Hymn 140                                        Great is Thy Faithfulness vs. 1 & 3            

Opening Prayer (Please remain standing, then sit for the following hymns)

Hymn 462                                          ‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus vs. 1 & 4

Hymn 170                                          O How I Love Jesus vs. 1 & 2

Hymn 370                                          Victory in Jesus vs. 1 & 3                                  

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.)

*Hymn 514                                        Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus vs. 1 & 3

*Hymn 714                                        I Know Whom I Have Believed vs. 1, 2 & 3

*Hymn 536                                       Take the Name of Jesus With You vs. 1 & 2

Scripture                                            Psalm 8 (we’ll read responsively)

*Hymn 399                                        Take My Life And Let It Be vs. 1 & 2

*Hymn 156                                        I Love to Tell the Story vs. 1 & 3

*Hymn 364                                        Because He Lives vs. 1 & 2

Children’s Time

*Hymn 527                                        Do Lord

*Hymn 404                                      Every time I Fell the Spirit vs. 1 & 2

*Hymn 431                                        Let There Be Peace On Earth

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

Hymn 133                                          Leaning On The Everlasting Arms vs.1 & 3

Hymn 351                                          Pass Me Not vs. 1 & 3

Hymn 393                                         Spirit of the Living God

*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 hand them to the ushers.

Hymn 352                                                         Just As I Am (all verses)

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.)

*Hymn 600                                                       Wonderful Words of Life vs. 1 & 3

*Hymn 310                                                        He Lives vs. 1 & 3

Sermon                    “We are Worthy of God’s Grace”                    Marvia Aitken                                                                         

*Recessional Hymn 400                   Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                    

Events this week:

Today: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Creative Worship 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday Worship services at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. with Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast in between. All who celebrate a birthday in August will sit at the head table. Everyone is welcome!

Looking ahead:

Thursday August 24 Choir practice resumes

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.

Mayor Wayne Messam & the City of Miramar invite everyone to a celebration of Jamaica’s “Emacipendence”, Thursday August 3, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place 33025. More information available by emailing elaroche@miramarfl.gov or drsueandyou@gmail.com.

Jamaica Consul General Franz Hall invites us to celebrate the nation’s 55th anniversary of independence on August 6 at 4:00 p.m. at the Faith Center, 5555 NW 95th Ave., Sunrise, 33351. The Most Reverend Charles Dufour, Archbishop Emeritus of Kingston will be the guest preacher.

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.

Special thanks and appreciation to everyone who contributed to Vacation Bible School in cash and kind and with your time. It was a great success and a great experience for both adults and children. Looking forward to your support for years to come.

The Ebenezer UMC invites all to its annual Women’s Empowerment Conference, themed ‘Women Empowered for the Transformation of the World’, August 11-13. Cost for the event is $50 adult/$10 youth. Cost includes all conference materials and meals. Contact Ms. Toni at 786 295 8764 or at tonimountain@outlook.com. Or the church office at 305 635 7413 or ebenezerumc2001@bellsouth.net. See flyers & registration form on back table

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 FLUMC Children’s Home

Next Sunday’s is for Good Samaritan Fund

Attendance for last Sunday 154

Bulletins today are given by Jeannie Grossman in memory of her father Thomas Marsh on his birthday

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                        $   2172.50

Building Fund/Trust                                                                             $       70.00

Roof Repair                                                                                             $       56.00

Mission (Apportionments)                                                                   $   1635.00                                                                 

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: Duane for a job, Dawn with pancreatic cancer, Davis Cross, Lori and her mother, Mrs. Morgan, Curtis in rehab, Raymond for healing, Jeannie’s backpain, Marvin, Shirley, Beth and Laurena for healing, for Jackie’s cousin Asha and for Eddie’s breathing problem, for Haiti families to overcome problems, Alesha in ICU for a good pregnancy, Fallon for her treatment, Geneta for safe travel and joy for being safe after car accident, Marvia for a good Mission U, for Keisha, Pastor David’s complete recovery, the Pastor’s visit with Sharon & Nakita, for Alinemarie’s home and for her extended family, Vinessa’s problems with the leaks in her home,  for Annette’s grandson’s wife home from the hospital and for Donna’s son, Scott who is have a heart problem.

US Armed Forces: HM3Adam Ramsey, Navy-Afghanistan; 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