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Upcoming Events
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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.
DEC

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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.
DEC

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

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

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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.
DEC

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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.
DEC

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MON
Bible Search
May 4 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 Confirmation and Reception of New Members
May 4, 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 545                                                           The Church’s One Foundation
 
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.)
 
Please stand for the reading of gospel lesson:                               Luke 24: 13-35
 
Children’s Time
 
Baptism, Confirmation and Reaffirmation of Faith and the Welcoming of New Members
 
*Hymn                                                                          This Little Light of Mine
 
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 572                                                                              "Pass It On"
(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                                   Lamb of God                                             Choir
 
Sermon                          “Holding a halo”                             Pastor David Range
 
Hymn of Preparation 593                                                        "Here I Am, Lord"
 
Communion
 
*Hymn of Commitment 558                                                   We Are the Church
 
Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)​                                  
 
Today’s Mission offering is for Good Samaritan Fund
Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments
Attendance for last Sunday 138
 
Events this week:
Today: Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast between services,
Tonight: Prayer meeting at 6:00 p.m.
Monday: Creative Worship Team 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: Finance Committee 6:00 p.m., Trustees 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: New Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: Bold Justice MUMC Team Meeting 6:00 p.m. Choir 7:30 p.m.
Friday: Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: UMW Breakfast at Village UMC, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Next Sunday: Worship services 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. All women get a gift for Mothers’ Day
 
Looking ahead:
Tuesday May 13 Justice Ministry Team Assembly 7:00 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church.
Saturday May 17 UMW Mission Study: The Call to Live Sacramentally,
9:00 a.m. to Noon. This study offers tools to deepen spiritual identity, engagement in community and involvement in mission, looking at the sacramental understandings of baptism and communion and lifting up models of response to God’s call. Stories of call and response are shared from a wide array of persons from different walks of life.
Sunday May 25 Graduation Recognition
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.
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 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 of the church 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.
Bulletins today are given by Jessica Richards-Daley in celebration of her grandmother’s 80th birthday, May 5.
 
Finance report for last Sunday
Envelopes and Loose Collection​​​​$ 2059.20
Building Fund/Trustees​​​​​$  85.50
Roof Repair​​​​​​$   7.50
Mission​​​​​​​$ 82.50
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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.
 
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.
 
Thanks to all who supported the Easter Egg Hunt." From Marvia Aitken, Sunday School
 
Attention Graduates! If you are graduating High School or College, please talk to Donna.
 
Prayer Concerns: Gary & Sunhui, A.J’s uncle Andy, thanks for listeners and helpers, Jonathan as he visits Chile, Emmanuel recovering, Sophia, Mazie leaving to Trinidad, Pam to continue on the road to good health, Diane to recover, Heather & Tyrone as they married last Sunday, Melba strength, Roy’s daughter Jackie as she returns to Nevada, Doreen to get better, Carla’s little cousin now graduating, Farlon rejoicing in all A’s, Olivia as she graduates, Audley rejoicing in our Bible study and his trip to see the Noah’s Ark presentation in Wachula, Geneta to heal, James, Mrs. Garrett, Eleanor, chemo & radiation patients, Toni in ICU, Neoda in hospital, David/Devon’s graduation and those traveling, Lucy Macuno, Pat’s family, Vacation Bible School children and helpers, Patti Barrett, Alva Waters, Ronald Libel.
 
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