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May 2 2010

 Miramar United Methodist Church

Celebrating 50 years of Ministry!

 “Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World” through Passionate Worship, Radical Hospitality, Intentional 

Discipling, Salty Service, & Extravagant Generosity 

Order of Worship for Confirmation 

Sunday May 2, 2010 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 

 

*Praise & Worship                                               Page 26, Praise & Worship Book

 

Prayer

 

*Hymn 66                                                                                        Praise My Soul

 

Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Registration of Attendance, Announcements,     *Sharing the Spirit

(Please be seated when the music starts.)

 

Scripture:                                        Romans 12:1-8

                                                                                     

Children’s Time                                                                                  

 

*Hymn 98                                                                              To God Be the Glory

 

Reception of Tithes and Offerings and Salty Service cards

 

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

(children ages two through twelve are invited to go out to Sunday School)

 

Sharing Joys & Concerns 

 

Prayer Hymn 382                                                                Have Thine Own Way

          (you are invited to come forward for prayer, dedication or rededication)

 

Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer 

 

Anthem                                                                                                             Choir                         

 

Sermon                        “Your Great Gift”                                Pastor David Range

 

Confirmation, Reaffirmation and Reception of New Members (see insert)

 

Service of Holy Communion beginning on page 13

 

Hymn of Preparation 593                                                              Here I am, Lord

 

*Hymn of Commitment 399                                      Take My Life and Let It Be

(You are invited to come forward to pray.)

 

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

 

Today’s Mission offering is for Native American Ministries 

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance last Sunday was 136

 

Events this week:

Today:  Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast 9:45

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

Monday: 50th Anniversary Planning committee 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.

Friday: Games 6:00 p.m., Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Mother’s Day!

 

Dates to remember for the future

May 16 from 5-7 p.m. visiting around Miramar with leaflets inviting folk to our church and offering prayer.

Sunday May 30 Graduates Recognition

Monday May 31 Memorial Day Picnic 12 – 6 p.m.

June 13 Multicultural Sunday, June 14-18 Vacation Bible School  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 

Finance report for Last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                 $ 2051.54

Building Fund/Trustees                  $     37.50

Roof Repair                                 $     64.50

Mission                                                                                                                    $   118.00

 

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. Please note that there is a wheelchair entrance from the back parking lot through the double doors. Also the church has a wheelchair located in the back of the sanctuary for anyone who wishes to assist a person coming to a meeting. Rest rooms for the disabled are available in the Preschool wing. LARGE PRINT HYMN BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE USHERS.

 

Save the Date letters are available for our 50th Anniversary Celebration Service on August 22 at 4 p.m.  Perhaps you know a past member or someone special you would like to invite. Please take one of these letters from the back table and send it now in order to get it on your friend’s calendar. 

Also you or your friend may want to bring greetings through the souvenir commemorative booklet. Fill in the insert available today with your choice of wording and/or art work.

 

Scholarship forms for our High School graduates are now available--the Basil Hogarth Scholarship and the Pre School Scholarship.

 

The Youth concert made a total of $1432.83. Thanks to all who attended and contributed. 

Polo shirts orders are also being taken. You may like to have your “50th Anniversary” shirt for the Memorial Day Picnic May 31 so place your order soon! Colors and style sheets are available on the tables behind the pews.

 

For anyone going on the dinner cruise here are directions to Jungle Queen: Hollywood Blvd east to A1A. Go north (i.e. left turn), A1A becomes Seabreeze Blvd. As soon as you cross over Harbor Drive, stay in the left lane and make left into entrance of Jungle Queen on the left. For carpooling, call Val: 954.394.0694(cell)

 

Coming up...Fish Fry..Friday, May 14, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on church grounds. Escovitch Snapper w/ Hardo Bread and Festival....$10:00/order. Order of 5.....$40:00 For orders of 10 or above...complimentary Fish Dinner. To place an order call: Greta Jarrett: 954 433 5193 or Val 954.394.0694

 

Dr. Jeff Stiggins, Director of the Center for Congregational  Excellence, has written us to congratulate us on our increase in average worship attendance from 2008 to 2009. We increased our attendance by 12%. Thanks to all who helped this to happen!

 

Prayer Concerns: from 4/25/10 Janice returning to work after triple bypass, Brenda recovering from cancer surgery, Aunt Marilyn healing, Robert back in hospital & his daughters Carla and Cheryl, for new acolytes, for Enid settling in, Carol with cancer, Jessica finishing school and sanity during lay offs, Scott to have calm nerves in new job, Aunt Jo, Hazel Sheriff.  Eric Jarrett, Barbara Gabbidon, Kawaine’s relay team running in the regionals, joy in using powerpoint, Shanti, thanks for sponsors of kids to summer camp, joy in Kimone & Jada graduating from UF, Jane’s heart growing stronger, Mississippi tornado victims and those still recovering from hurricanes, Kathleen to be relieved of congestion, Charles to rehab, Mabel to be relieved of pain, Grace thanks for prayer and recovery, Kimberly’s friend’s court date, sister’s graduation, parents in Turks & Caicos, Melba thankful for 2nd year here and for family here and in Cuba, for Seltine battling cancer.

 

Ludlow Stewart, Cynthia McIntosh, Rosie Tatham, Aardvark Cabinetry and Renovations, Susan Allen, Hyacinth Burton, Scott Schroeder, Hervin & Dorothy Lawrence, Mildred Barrett, Caridad Granda, Cory Jones, Faustina Jones, Rose Smith, Jack Frankin, Ambassador Marjorie Taylor, Carla Williamson, Winnifred Samuels, Petrona Paul, Kristy Arboleda, Rudolph Stewart, Gale Walter, Hazel Sheriff, Enid Gooden,  Sandra Douglas, Jessica Richards, Kathleen Kelly, Austin McDonald, Samuel McDonald, Gloria Stewart, Lisa Andre, Hyacinth Perdereaux, Potter family, Victor Ayayee,  Michael Grant, Pastor Denzil Southwood-Smith, Vincent Barnett, BOLD Justice, October Revival, Clive Henry, Grace McCorkle, Doris McDowell, Lars Clunie, Ralston & Millicent Gardner, Niven Stewart, Denniston Bent, Charles & Mabel Bizzell. 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 David Range at the office 954-989-4711 or on his cell 954-495-6104.... or email the office at  HYPERLINK "mailto:mirumeth@bellsouth.net" mirumeth@bellsouth.net. We will keep the name on for two weeks, unless you notify us otherwise.

      

US Armed Forces: Adam Ramsay, Navy; LCPL Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; Glendia Williams, Army; Jessima Richards, Air Force (Korea); Renee Paisley, Army

 

Pastor David Range, Miramar UMC, 2507 Utopia Drive, Miramar FL 33023,  

Tel: 954 989 4711  HYPERLINK "mailto:mirumeth@bellsouth.net" mirumeth@bellsouth.net HYPERLINK "http://www.miramarumc.org" www.miramarumc.org