April 15, 2018

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 April 15, 2018, 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

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

Call to Worship (please stand as you are able)                          

*Hymn 327                                                         Crown Him With Many Crowns


*Praise & Worship

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 gospel according to Luke 24:36-49

Children’s Time

*Hymn 364                                                                                Because He Lives

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

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

(The Nursery is available in Room 11. Get the key from Donna if you need to use it)

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

Prayer Hymn 452                                                      My Faith Looks Up 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                                                                    Choir

Sermon                          “See my hands and feet”                    Pastor David Range

*Recessional Hymn 566                                      Blest Be the Dear Uniting Love

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                    

Today’s Mission offering is Women in Distress

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday 145

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                       $   3109.30

Building Fund/Trust                                                                             $       80.50

Roof Repair                                                                                             $      172.50

Mission (Apportionments)                                                                   $     388.50

Save Our Sanctuary to date                                                               $ 19388.00

Events this week:

Today: Pea Soup by Joyce for Sale after each service, Pre School Book Fair in entry hall. Buy for a child or a classroom if you want to make a donation.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: United Methodist Women meeting 7:00 p.m. Choir 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Children’s Club 7-8:30 p.m.

Saturday: Vacation Bible School (VBS) helpers meeting 11:00 a.m. to 12:30

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Service of Baptism, New Members Session after each service, Congregational Meeting/Church Conference at 4:00

Looking ahead:

Monday April 23 Nehemiah Action for BOLD Justice, bus leaves our parking lot about 6:30 p.m., registration opens at 6:45, meeting begins 7:30 p.m. at St. David’s Church, 3900 University Drive in Davie.

Saturday April 28 Free Citizenship Drive & Expungement Event, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Miramar’s Multi Service Complex, 6700 Miramar Parkway. For more info call 1-888-600-5762.

Saturday April 28 Women’s Spring Tea Party, 6-9:00 p.m. Donation to local & global missions $25.

Sunday April 29 Joint 10:00 a.m. hymn sing service and Soup Sale after service, UMW Mission Study in the afternoon.

Saturday, May 12 Mother’s Day Brunch, noon to 5:00 p.m., Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place. To register or nominate a Mom go to: www.HealthEmpowermentNetwork.org. Ticket $40 before May 1 and $50 after.

Sunday May 20 Recognition of Graduates. Please let Donna Simms know about any grads in the church

June 11-15 Vacation Bible School 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

July 2-7 Summer camp week for the church youth.

Bold Justice Dates for 2018:

Monday April 23 Nehemiah Action, Tuesday May 22 Justice Ministry Celebration

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.     

Pledge forms are on the back table for the Save Our Sanctuary (SOS) Campaign, please pick one up to fill in and place in the offering bag.

If you need anything during the service please contact one of the ushers, who will be wearing a multicolored stole/scarf. Please do not bring food or drinks into the sanctuary unless absolutely necessary. Thank you.

The Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast has continued with thanks to all who donated food, money and time towards the breakfast, and we look forward to doing it again next month.  All are invited and encouraged to come and share a continental style breakfast, supplemented with donated hot dishes. To offer a dish, speak to coordinators Maureen Chung (cell 305 469 2954 or mchung2@bellsouth.net) or Angie Gentles (at cell 954-549-5788) or Karen Francis (at cell 954-292-2724.) We need a coordinator for food contributions from those who attend the 11:00 a.m. service.

Did you know the City of Miramar offers it residents many social services? Adult Day Care is provided M-F 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Senior Citizen Services has regular meetings and excursions and offers Meals on Wheels. Youth & Family services provides utility assistance, individual and group counseling. There are ballroom & meeting room rentals seating from 50 to 300. This is just a few… see the back table for more information or call 954-889-2700 or visit: www.MiramarFL.gov/Social Services.

Prayer concerns from last week: Sophia as she drives Marvia & the family around, joy for community kindness with local flight, Allison’s Mom as she gets surgery on her eyes, Nicholas strength & healthy,  Liezette joyful for being able to adapt to sudden change, help for the depressed & their caregivers, joy that Grandmas Hyacinth is in rehab & talking again, Liselotte joyful for the welcome she has received from Sandy & Herb all these years, Audrey asking for interpretation for a dream, Josh Minott with sore knees, Maud Grey after stroke, Vilma with family in CA, Wayne McKenzie suffering from heart failure, Memorial Day picnic planning and John Tapper! Audley & Geneta Codner,  Vivian Niles after surgery, family of Dorothy’s friend Pam who passed away last week, Sonia, Dexter, Joan, Sharon, June, Alethia, Althea, Dr. Katie, Curtis, Danyel, Andre, Denese, Dorothy, Gio’s Mom, Devone & band so they do not have to practice on Sunday, Roger, Tavon, Nikkie, Stacyann, Angie’s friends & family, for Janet as she travels & looks for a home, Karen Francis, Millicent Gardner & Browne family, Deb’s brother in law George Coleman to receive a diagnosis, A.J. & Jeannie health & finances, Sheri Bergman & Mike Stull, joy for Carolyn’s & Rick’s & Jackie’s health, Randy & Jonathan, for love, peace, tolerance, Catherine Wheedleton, Debra, Reggie Pierce, Owen Wyman, Jeanne Special, persecuted church, Jordan for his CXC exams for protection and to pass all subjects.

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

Tel. 954-989-4711, Fax: 954-989-4315 miramarumc.org, mirumeth@bellsouth.net  

Pastor David Range, Administrative Assistant Beth Davey

Music Director Donna Simms, Treasurer Mario Perez

Custodian Robin Ramtahal, Pre-School Dir. Marleni Brant-Pomare


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