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Adult Bible Study (Wednesdays)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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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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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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Adult Bible Study (Wednesdays)
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Children's Club
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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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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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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November 22 2009

 Miramar United Methodist Church

Pastor David Range

Order of Worship

November 22, 2009, at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Harvest Thanksgiving Sunday

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

Discipling, Salty Service, & Extravagant Generosity

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

Please stand as you are able for items marked with asterisk*

 

Call to worship

 

Praise & Worship                                       8:30 service: pg 4, 11:00 service: pg 18                                                                  

 

Prayer

 

Processional hymns (during the singing the children are invited to bring their gifts forward)

*Hymn  694 Come Ye Thankful People Come followed by

*Hymn 147  All Things Bright and Beautiful   

 

Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

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

(Please be seated when the music starts.)

                                                                                     

Scripture                                   Matthew 6:25-34

     

Children’s Time

 

* Hymn 131                                                                           We Gather Together

 

Reception of Tithes and Offerings and Salty Service cards

 

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

(11 a.m. service--children go out to Sunday School)

 

Sharing Joys & Concerns- please mention those things you are most thankful for

 

Prayer Hymn “We Thank You, Lord” a new hymn by Susan H. Peterson, 1997, released into the public domain, (see insert)

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

 

Pastoral prayer beginning with 481 “Lord make me an instrument of your peace” and Lord’s Prayer   

 

Anthem                  Enter into His Gates with Thanksgiving                       Choir                      

 

Sermon              Come On, Ye Thankful People               Pastor David Range

 

*Hymn of Commitment                     We Plow the Fields and Scatter (see insert)

(You are invited to come forward to pray.)

 

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

 Next Sunday’s is for FLUM Children’s Home

Attendance last Sunday was 165

 

Events this week:

Today: Adult Bible Study 10:00 a.m.

After the 11 am service Sale of Goods in Fellowship Hall

Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Tonight: New Members Session 7:30 p.m.

Monday:  Hanging of the Greens and UMW sorting baskets, 7:30 pm

Tuesday: Choir practice7:30 pm

Tuesday: Narcotics Anonymous meeting in Fellowship Hall 8 pm

Thursday & Friday: Happy Thanksgiving, church office closed, Pastor David out of town Tuesday to Saturday, please call Lay Leader Joyce Hemmans for pastoral emergencies 954-701-8824

Next Sunday: First Sunday in Advent and One Joint Service at 10 a.m. for Youth Sunday

 

Dates to remember for the future:

Tuesday November 24, Choir Rehearsal 7:30 p.m.

Sunday November 29 One Joint Service at 10:00 a.m.

Saturday Dec. 5 at 6 pm Concert by Youth to help sick children. Please bring a toy to donate for a child in hospital. Refreshments will be available.

Friday December 11 Youth Christmas Party for all the family. Games at 6, Food at 7

Saturday, Dec. 12, Community Health Fair, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Coordinator: Valarie Christie, Committee members: Maureen Chung, Melba Smith, Ruth Earle, Eleanor Champagne, Marvia Aiken, Jennifer Turnbull, Rosemary Brookes, Althea Browne, Barbara Phillips-Bratton, Sheila Riley, Greta Jarrett.

 

Finance report for Last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                               $ 2360.20

Building Fund/Trustees               $     44.50

Roof Repair                               $     39.50

Mission                                                                                                                 $  175.00

 

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.

The November/December Upper Room and Pockets devotional magazines are now available. Suggested contribution is $1.00.

 

Students needing community service hours should get the forms from their school so that their work may be credited to them for helping on December 12 at the Community Health Fair. For more information contact Jennifer Turnbull at 954-684-5843.

 

Some of the food contributed today will go to the food pantry. Please bring canned goods any time for the food pantry, so that weekly those who need it most may receive something from us.

 

Salty Service cards are in your pew pockets. If you have done at least one hour of service this week please take one out and place it in the offering bag. This can be within or without the church, any time you help someone else.

 

Remember, the Traveling Bassinet is still here! So you still have an opportunity to bring supplies throughout the month of November. For more info. about the program go to www.hmhbbroward.org or call 954 765 0550.

 

Also, all are invited to carry invitations to our church, and to our special events like the upcoming Community Health Fair in December. Do this in your neighborhood by encouraging those you know best, indeed, those who know you best, to join us for worship, mission and the justice ministries we are about.

 

Prayer Concerns: If you need prayer during the week please call Grandmas 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 make sure you call Pastor David Range at the office 954-989-4711 or on his cell 954-495-6104.        

 

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, www.miramarumc.org, mirumeth@bellsouth.net