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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.
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WED
Adult Bible Study (Wednesdays)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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THU
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FRI
Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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SAT
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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FRI
Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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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
May 11 2014

Miramar United Methodist Church 
Celebrating 53 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 Mother’s Day
May 11, 2014 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services
Pastor: David Range
As a courtesy to all, please place cell phones and pagers to silent mode.
 
Call to Worship
 
*Hymn                                                                                  Mothers of Salem
 
Gathering 
Prayer
 
*Praise and Worship
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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                          Psalm 23 (Responsive reading 754)
 
Please stand for the reading of the gospel:                               John 10:1-10
 
Children’s Time
 
Poem                                                          “When you thought I wasn’t looking”
 
*Hymn                                                       God, We Praise You for the Women
 
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​                                        
 
Prayer Hymn 695                           O Lord, May Church and Home Combine
(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                               Tell me the Story                                           Choir
Sermon             “More than a Shepherd to Me”                 Pastor David Range
 
*Hymn of Commitment 445                                                       Happy the Home
 
Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)​                                  
 
Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments
Next Sunday’s is for BOLD Justice
Attendance for last Sunday 208
 
Events this week:
Tonight: Bible study with Pastor Garnes, 10:00, Prayer meeting at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: Justice Ministry Team Assembly 7:00 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church.
Wednesday: New Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: United Methodist Women 7:00 p.m., Choir 7:00 p.m.
Friday: Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: UMW Mission Study: The Call to Live Sacramentally, 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Come and hear stories from various persons from different walks of life.
Next Sunday: Worship services 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
 
Looking ahead:
Monday May 19 Administrative Council 7:30 p.m.
Sunday May 25 Graduation Recognition, New Members Session 12:30 p.m.
Monday May 26 Memorial Day picnic 12-5:00 p.m. See sign-up sheet
Sunday June 1 Youth Concert 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday June 3 Justice Ministry Celebration 7:30 p.m. St. Boniface Church, 8330 Johnson St. Pembroke Pines 33024  
Thursday June 5 Preschool Graduation 7:00 p.m.
Friday June 6 Multicultural Affairs Evening 7-9 p.m. Tickets $20 adults, $10 children
Sunday June 8 Multicultural Sunday 10:00 a.m. Joint service. Please turn in the insert if your country’s flag is not listed there.
Sunday June 15 Father’s Day
June 16-20 Vacation Bible School 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please see Marvia Aitken if you would like to be a part.
Sunday June 22 VBS Presentation and Service of Baptism
Sunday June 29 Family and Friends Day, Joint 10:00 a.m. service
June 30 to July 5 Summer Camp trip for those going to 4th to 12th grades, $395, please see Pastor David or Fay Harley for more info.
July 10-13 2014 UMW Mission U, Florida Southern College, Lakeland
September 12-14 UMW Spiritual Growth Retreat, Life Enrichment Center, Leesburg . Please see Aloma and Jeannie at the 8:30 service, Marvia, Liz, and Ola at the 11:00 service for more information. All Women and children are invited.  
Feb. 16-26, 2015 Trip to Israel through the Jerusalem Center for Biblical Studies; see host Pastor David or pick up a registration brochure on the back table. Save your place with $300 deposit.
Finance report for last Sunday
Envelopes and Loose Collection​​​​$ 3980.25
Building Fund/Trustees​​​​​$ 102.50
Roof Repair​​​​​​$ 184.00
Mission​​​​​​​$ 231.50
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.
 
The church is aware of the availability of a bed, walker and wheelchair that the owners are willing to give away. If you are interested please talk to Pastor David.
 
On Wednesday night this week, we start a new Bible study with Adam Hamilton’s book: Making Sense of the Bible: Rediscovering the Power of Scripture Today. Section One: The Nature of Scripture with chapters: What the Bible is not, A Biblical geography and timeline, The Old Testament in 15 minutes, Which books made it into the Old Testament and why, Jesus and the Old Testament, Prophecy-the Old Testament and the early church, The New Testament in 15 minutes, Reading someone else’s letters, Who really wrote Paul’s letters? How, When and why the gospels were written, The perplexing, puzzling, and profound John, Which books made it into the New Testament and why. You are invited to join us for this eye opening experience at 7:00 p.m.
 
Attention Graduates! If you are graduating High School or College, please talk to Donna.
 
Prayer Concerns: Audrey Garrison, Jonathan as he trains with the Marines, Ina’s brother-in-law fractured hip, Dorothy’s co-workers laid off and her uncertainty, Maya’s friends caught up in tornadoes, Jada Edwards as she finished law school and her friend Mike, Melinda as she deals with mother passing, Jennifer’s friend Sandy, Gary with balance problems, Anne & Collen who have lost their mother, Ruth as she travels to Jamaica, Jeannie’s friend Carla’s back to heal, for Jessica’s father to heal in body and mind after assault, Pam’s brother-in-law Winston as he deals with the loss of his mother, for the new members who have joined our church today and those who invited them and given them such a gracious welcome from the days of last year’s Multicultural Service, Laura reminding us to be happy to be alive, Mark thankful for his grandmother and aunt, for Lorna and family dealing with four deaths in four weeks and all those grieving to know God’s comfort, Pat to heal after surgery, for those we have watched grow from earliest years to now graduate. Praise God  from whom all blessings flow.
 
US Armed Forces: HM3Adam Ramsey, Navy-Afghanistan; Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan; A.J. Daley, Army.
 
Miramar UMC, 2507 Utopia Dr.
Miramar FL 33023, Tel: 9/989-4711, Fax: 9/989-4315
www.miramarumc.org, email:mirumeth@bellsouth.net