October 29, 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 October 29, 2017 10:00 a.m.

Worship Leader: Dr. Liezette Abel Ruffin

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

Gathering “Surely the presence of the lord is in this place”                                      

                                                                           Musical Prelude by Donna Simms

(You are invited to come forward to kneel and pray as the spirit leads you)

Call to Worship                                     Roland Abel, Administrative Council Chairperson       

*Processional Hymn 89                                         Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee    

Opening Prayer                                      Joyce Hemmans, Outreach & Bold Justice

Scripture   1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 & 1 Timothy 5:17 George Pedlar, Trustees

Responsive Reading                           Phyllis Abel, Pre-School Board Chairperson

*Hymn 400                                                    Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Words to Pastor Bettyanne Gallagher Chairperson, Pastor Parish Committee

Music selection video                                                                Can’t Even Walk

Prayer for Pastor David at the Altar                              Reverend Rudolph Garnes   

Prayer Hymn 593                                                                            Here I am Lord                                           

Welcome and Recognition of Visitors           Florette Douglas, Creative Worship

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition Audley Codner, UMM’s Group President

Announcements                          Kevin Ramsey, Finance Committee Chairperson

Miramar United Methodist Preschool                          Marleni Brant-Pomare, Director

Sharing the Spirit (Please be seated when the music starts) Liezette Abel Ruffin

Praise & Worship                                                                Praise & Worship Team               

Presentation                         Donna Simms                               Nurture & Worship

Sunday School & Children’s Club                   Marvia Aitken, Sunday School,

Co-Lay Leader & UMW President

*Hymn 140                                                              Great is thy Faithfulness

Reception of Tithes and Offerings                        Ola Duhaney, Creative Worship

(electronic giving available at miramarumc.org) If you would like to contribute to the UMCOR Advance #901670 designated for Puerto Rico please email HelpPuertoRico@flumc.org or mark it in the “other” blank of your envelope

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

(Sunday School for children ages 0-4 years where there is a certified nursery attendant. The nursery is available in room 11 where parents with small children needing to be settled are welcomed.).

Sharing Joys & Concerns                                                                     Pastor David Range

Prayer Hymn 430                                                           O Master Let Me Walk with Thee

Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer                                             Pastor David Range                                            

(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                                   He Knows My Name                                       Choir

Introduction of Speaker                        Dr. Judith Pierre Okerson, Co-Lay Leader

Scripture               Matthew 25:31-46, Hebrews 6:31-46               Darlene Daniel                                                     

Sermon                                  “The Price of Commitment to the Mission of God”                                                                          

                                                                                        Pastor Aurilus Desmornes

*Closing Hymn 102                                                 Now Thank We All Our God                                                                    

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Please remain in place until Pastor is seated in the reception                                                 

To Fund Child Imagination & Education, Purchase a book for the Pre-School. Visit

 www.Amazon.com, “gift cards and registry” / Accounts & List

enter into Search Field " Magnifying Glass, preschool’s email address: mumpspreschool@gmail.com. Once you have located the applicable list you can click on “remember” if you would like to save a link to the list or add to your Web Browser Favorites/Books Marks list. Otherwise you may purchase a book or books. If the amount is over $25 there will be no shipping costs.

The City of Miramar has $1,400,000 available for housing rehabilitation from various programs. If you are interested see the bulletin board or speak to the pastor.

Let’s visit the Florida UMC Children’s Home in Enterprise and historic St. Augustine in Jacksonville. Add your name and phone number to the sign-up sheet on back table.

UMCOR, the United Methodist Committee on Relief is hiring people to work in Florida (Naples, Tampa, Sebring, Marathon/Lower Keys, and NE Florida.) Training to be in Lakeland Nov. 8 with hiring and training taking place in December. If interested please visit: flumc.org and look under classified under “Building Bridges.”

Today’s Mission offering is for FLUM Children’s Home

Next Sunday’s is for Good Samaritan Fund

Attendance for last Sunday 187

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                       $   2596.86

Building Fund/Trust                                                                              $       36.00

Roof Repair                                                                                             $       65.50

Mission                                                                                                    $     458.50

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: Randy as he begins a new job in CA, Calvea with lupus, Jonathan, Althea, Edie thankful for great granddaughter coming home from hospital, Barbara Gabbidon in Hillcrest Nursing home, Marvin, Virginia, Ingrid, Bill, Betty, Shirley, joy that A.J. is back at work, Richard Turnbull, Rick Walters as he goes to New Zealand, Teneshia’s sister Ann who is not well, families like Ina’s struggling with relatives in nursing homes, those suffering domestic violence, for Marcia Gayle to get a permanent job, thanksgiving for Pastor David, wisdom & knowledge for Donald Trump, for baby Ariah baptized today to cover her household with continual love, Kevin Ramsey as he goes for a heart catheterization, Joshua Minott chest pains, Clinton Taylor & family as they travel for his mother Linda’s funeral, UMW cancer awareness to continue as more people take information from the table to share with others, Chad asking for help for those mourning his friend’s mother’s passing, Kathy Kelly as she travels back from her brother Roger’s funeral, Beulah’s family as they try to finalize their immigration paperwork, thanksgiving that Blain Davidson does not have cancer, for the sick and shut in, the persecuted church and other downtrodden, Sharmac & Casandra for peace in the heart, the families of the solders who died in Niger, for those who are conflicted, Val, Sonia, Pam, Dexter, Alethea, Joan, Sharon, Dr. Katie, Curtis, June, Dilly, Denese, Dorothy, those awaiting confirmation of their calling, for help in fulfilling church duties, troops & families, peace, love, tolerance in the world, Claudia, Roger, Tavon, Stacyann, Nikkie, Peaches, Angie, Karen & Dennis, family & friends, Lov Vele, April Smith-Walker.

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

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