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Adult Bible Study (Wednesdays)
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Children's Club
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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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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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March 11, 2018
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 57 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for Fourth Sunday in Lent

March 11, 2018-8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

UMW Sunday

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

Lighting of Candles & UMW Procession                             He is here, Halleluiah

Call to Worship (please stand as you are able)                                             Marvia Aitken                                    

UMW Purpose (on back page)                                                                                     UMW

Litany                                                                                    Please be seated for the Litany

Leader: We have come today to worship God and to give thanks for the women who are organized for mission.

All:  We give thanks for God’s Direction.

Leader: We recognize United Methodist Women as a group called by God to be an integral part of the church.

All: We give thanks for their leadership in Education, in Mission and in Local Ministries

Leader: United Methodist Women turn their Faith, Hope, Love into Action!

All: Faith, Hope, Love in Action. AMEN  

*Hymn 98                                                                              To God Be the Glory

Opening Prayer                           8.30 Eula Fahie Romero    11.00 Joyce Hemmans

Women’s Moment                          8.30 Ola Duhaney 11.00 Shirley Gregg Leonce                                   

Welcome and Recognition of Visitors                                                   Avis Taylor

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition                                              Janet Peterkin

Registration of Attendance/Announcements                                  Florette Douglas

*Sharing the Spirit. (Please be seated when the music starts)

*Praise & Worship                                                                            Praise & Worship Team

Scripture (8.30)                       Mark 7:24-30                              Jeannie Grossman

                  (11.00)                     1 Samuel 25:9-32                         Lizander Melhado                                                 

Children’s Time                                   8.30 Sophia Williams 11.00 Geneta Codner      

*Hymn 191                                                                 Jesus Loves me this I Know

Reception of Tithes and Offerings                  8.30 Ruth Earle 11.00 Audrey Bruce  

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

((The Nursery is available in Room 11. Get the key from Donna if you need to use it)

Sharing Joys & Concerns                                                              Pastor David Range

(please allow the ushers to hold the mic for you).

Prayer Hymn 301                                                   Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross

Pastoral prayer followed by The Lord’s Prayer (sung) Hymn 271                       

Anthem                        Leaning on the Everlasting Arms                 UMW Choir

Introduction of Speaker                                                                      Marvia Aitken

Preparation Chorus:                                         We are Standing on Holy Ground                                                

Message “The Power of Bold”                            8:30 Dr. Judith Pierre Okerson                                                       

                              11:00 Sister Vinessa Edwards

*Closing Hymn (8:30) 577                                 God of Grace and God of Glory 

                              (11:00) 514                                   Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus     

(Please remain standing for the recession)

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)      

    *indicates to stand if you are able                         

Welcome to all visitors.  We pray and hope that this service will be a blessing to you as your presence, here this morning, is a blessing to our church. You are invited to stand during the service and introduce yourself, or to have someone else introduce you.  Please visit our hospitality table at the end of the service to receive more information about the church ministries.

In celebration of the National Women’s History Month, today’s bulletins are given by Miramar United Methodist Women in honor of our Church, women and children.

United Methodist Women meets every third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Please join us. We will be honored to count you among our guests!

Today’s Mission offering is Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for BOLD Justice Attendance for last Sunday 187

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                              $   4298.00

Building Fund/Trust                                                                                    $     104.50

Roof Repair                                                                                                   $     199.00

Mission                                                                                                           $     364.00

Apportionments                                                                                          $     292.00

Save Our Sanctuary to date                                                                     $ 16425.00

Bold Justice Dates for 2018: Tuesday March 20 Rally

Monday April 23 Nehemiah Action, Tuesday May 22 Justice Ministry Celebration

News from the Pre School

March 15 Bird Feeders activity, March 16 Green Party/Easter Egg Hunt

March 19 Parents in the Kitchen, March 26-30 Spring Break

March 30 Good Friday (center closed)

Let’s visit the Florida UMC Children’s Home in Enterprise on March 17 for the Open Day. Departing our parking lot at 5:15 a.m. Cost $35 each. If you are interested please see Sharon Allen or call her at 786-239-9131 for further details.

Please pick up your offering envelopes from the back table. If you would like a packet of offering envelopes for 2018 please let the pastor know.

Pledge forms are on the back table for the Save Our Sanctuary (SOS) Campaign, please pick one up to fill in and place in the offering bag.

If you need anything during the service please contact one of the ushers, who will be wearing a multicolored stole/scarf. Please do not bring food or drinks into the sanctuary unless absolutely necessary. Thank you.

The Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast has continued with thanks to all who donated food, money and time towards the breakfast. It was made a success by those who were present and we look forward to doing it again next month.  All are invited and encouraged to come and share a continental style breakfast, supplemented with donated hot dishes. If you would like to offer a dish please speak to coordinators Maureen Chung (cell 305 469 2954 or mchung2@bellsouth.net) or Angie Gentles (at cell 954-549-5788) or Karen Francis (at cell 954-292-2724.) We need a coordinator for food contributions from those who attend the 11:00 a.m.

Miramar UMC 2507 Utopia Drive, Miramar, FL 33023, 954-989-4711, 954 989-4315

.miramarumc.org, mirumeth@gmail.com

Pastor David Range

Administrative Assistant Beth Davey Music Director Donna Simms Treasurer Mario Perez

Custodian Robin Ramtahal, Pre-School Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Judith Pierre Okerson & Sister Vinessa Edwards for bringing the Word of God to us today.

And to YOU, for worshiping with us this morning!

OUR PURPOSE: The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose PURPOSE is to know God, and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.