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Upcoming Events
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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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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
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September 24, 2017
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 September 24, 2017 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 (please stand as you are able)                          

Processional Hymn 158                                         Come Christians Join to Sing                                

Opening Prayer

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 the Scripture from                      Matthew 20:1-16

Children’s Time

*Hymn (AA Hymnal)                                         He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at miramarumc.org)

You may also donate to Hurricane Irma Relief by designating on “other” line. Checks should be made out to MUMC so that they can be used by the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) or give directly on secure3.convivo.net

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

(The Nursery is open in Room 11, for children needing to be settled)

Sharing Joys & Concerns- please allow the ushers to hold the microphone for you.

Prayer Hymn 453                                                                      More Love to Thee

Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer

(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.)

Anthem                                 How Great Is Our God                                           Choir

Sermon                          “Death-bed confessions”                  Pastor David Range

*Recessional Hymn (AA Hymnal)                                           God Leads Us Along

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                     

Events this week:

Today: New Members session after each service. Youth Group 4:00 to 5:30 Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Choir 7:00 p.m. My Brother’s Keeper 6-8 Fire Station 70

9001 Miramar Pkwy, Miramar, FL 33025

Tuesday: Joyce Hemmans’ Bold Justice House meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary and Ina McNeil’s House meeting 7:00 p.m. at her house, 7141 Biltmore Blvd.

Wednesday-Friday Revival Services with Dr. Geraldine McClellan 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast between services

Looking ahead:

Monday October 2 Pre-School Open House 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday October 3 Pre-School Board 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday October 4 PPR committee 7:30 p.m.

Monday October 9 Roland Abel’s Bold Justice House meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary

Wednesday Oct.11 Donna Simms’ House meeting 7:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall

Sunday October 15 after each service there will be an opportunity to have a conversation about the Children’s Club and the Youth Group in the fellowship hall. All parents and children are encouraged to attend.

Monday November 6 BOLD Justice Community Problems Assembly (moved from Oct. 23)

Tuesday December 5 BOLD Justice Research Kick Off

If you would like to participate in the United Methodist Men’s Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. please see George Pedlar or Donna Simms

You may donate to "Hurricane Irma Relief” by designating this on your envelope. The total amount will be used by the United Methodist Committee on Relief to help those in need. If you have needs after the hurricane you may apply to www.disasterassistance.com  or call FEMA at 1-800-621-3362 or Senator Bill Nelson at 1-888-671-4091

Let’s visit the Florida UMC Children’s Home in Enterprise and historic St. Augustine in Jacksonville. There are package deals available so if you are interested please see Sophia for further details.

United Methodist Women upcoming events:

October 21 District Annual meeting, Bethesda HUMM, Tamarac

November 4 Conference Annual meeting, “A Call to Community”, First United Methodist Church, Lakeland FL

December 9 Celebrating the Beloved Community, Village UMC, North Lauderdale

Please see Marvia Aitken for further details

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for Good Samaritan Fund

Attendance for last Sunday 164

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                      $   3190.00

Building Fund/Trust                                                                            $        76.00

Roof Repair                                                                                           $      143.50

Mission                                                                                                   $     162.50                           

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.                

Prayer concerns: Victims of the hurricanes—that God may be good, John Brabham, Shirley & family, for those conflicted, Roger, Tavon, Nikkie, Stacyann, Angie & family/friends, Mabel Bizzell, Catherine Wheedleton, Roger Pierce, the persecuted, displaced, terrorized, abandoned, abused, A.J. & Jeannie, elderly, sick, homeless, peace, love, tolerance in the world, for the troops and their families, for the Albarracin family who lost a brother, Val, Sonia, Pam, Dexter, Aleathea, Joan, Sharon, Curtis, Dr. Katie, Denese, Gladys, Diane, Dorothy, Darlene’s grandmother and others who have lost their homes in the islands, Winston’s family at his passing, Randy, Sebastian, Deborah’s nephew’s family at his loss, Virginia, Ingrid, Val, family of Barrington, Eula, George Dorsett, protection of elders in nursing homes and the work of BOLD Justice in this issue, Ina reminding us to be an advocate for elders, to remember the people still suffering in Texas, Annette thankful to be home after fleeing the hurricane, for family, FPL worker in difficult circumstances, Shirley still without light but having great power in the blood of Jesus, Marie Meeham family at her passing, Roger Pierce in hospice, Mabel Bizzell out of hospital, for the Dillon family one year after the loss of Esther, Alinemarie friend going through a difficult time, for a blessed revival, that senior citizens may count on us and have honor and dignity at the end of their days, Audley reminding us to have and anchor that keeps the soul, hoping that Jesus will still every storm, Flo reminding us all to get the flu vaccine, for Felix and all others getting back to school after the break for the hurricane.

US Armed Forces: LaShawn Knight, Army; A.J. Daley, Army; Andre Minott, Navy

Miramar United Methodist Church 2507 Utopia Drive, Miramar, FL 33023  

Tel: 954-989-4711 Fax: 954-989-4315

www.miramarumc.org Email: mirumeth@bellsouth.net  

Pastor David Range Administrative Assistant Beth Davey

Music Director Donna Simms Treasurer Mario Perez

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