October 30, 2016

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 56 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for October 30, 2016 joint 10:00 a.m. service of

Appreciation for Pastor: David Range

Worship Leader: Liezette Abel-Ruffin

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

Gathering                                                            musical prelude by Donna Simms

                            “Surely the presence of the Lord is in this place”  

 (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 64                                                                            Holy, Holy, Holy

Opening Prayer                                                    Joyce Hemmans, Outreach & Bold Justice

Scripture 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 & 1 Timothy 5:17                                  Jackie McCorkle 

                                                                       Pastor Appreciation Committee Team member

Responsive Reading                                         Phyllis Abel, Pre-School Board Chairperson

*Hymn 145                                                                                       Morning Has Broken

Words to Pastor by Ruth Earle, Pastor Parish Committee & Donna Simms, Music Director, Nurture & Worship Chairperson, Pastor Anniversary Team Chairperson

Music selection video                                                                        ‘Draw me close to you’ 

Prayer for Pastor David at the Altar                                               Reverend Rudolph Garnes

Welcome and Recognition of Visitors                         Florette Douglas, Pastor Appreciation

                                                                                                       Committee Team Member

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition                               Audley Codner, President UMM

Registration of Attendance/Announcements                   Kevin Ramsey, Finance Committee                         


Sharing the Spirit (Please be seated when the music starts)

Praise & Worship                                                                            Praise & Worship Team               

Pastor David’s Middle and High School Youth Fellowship                                        

Miramar United Methodist Church Sunday School Children led by Marvia Aitken, Sunday School Superintendent, Co-Lay Leader & Pastor Anniversary Committee Team Member

*Hymn (CH) 140                                                                           Great is thy Faithfulness

Reception of Tithes and Offerings                                 George Pedlar, Trustee Chairperson

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

(The Nursery is open and staffed by a certified nursery attendant, in Room 11, for children ages 0-4 years that need to be settled. The service can be heard and viewed there).)

Sharing Joys & Concerns-please allow the ushers to hold the mic for you        Pastor David                                        

Prayer Hymn 593                                                                                          Here I am Lord

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

Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Anthem                          All Because of God’s Amazing Grace                                   Choir                                          

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

Preparation Chorus:                                          There’s a sweet, sweet Spirit in this place  

Sermon                                              Pastor Andrea Byer, Village United Methodist Church   

*Closing Hymn                                             In My Heart There Rings a Melody

(Please remain standing for the recessional)

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                        

Everyone, (including visitors), is now invited to join us in the Fellowship Hall as we continue to share in the celebration, appreciating our pastor.

Events this week:

Today: All are welcome in the Fellowship Hall after the service for a reception. NO youth group due to Charge Conference at Epworth UMC, 7651 Johnson Street, Pembroke Pines, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 & 11:00 with a welcome service for new Members at each and the Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast in between. All welcome. United Methodist Men meet after the 11:00 a.m. service. Daylight Savings Time ends.

Looking ahead:

Tuesday November 8 Election Day, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

Saturday November 12 Fall Banquet, buy your tickets now from Fay Harley, Vicki Weller, Sharon Allen, and Roland Abel.

Sunday November 13 All Saints Service, you are invited to light a candle in remembrance of loved ones who have passed.

Tuesday November 15 Bold Justice Research Kick Off at St. John UMC, 1520 NW 5th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, from 7 to 9 p.m. Also Finance Committee at 6:00 p.m. and        Pre School Board at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday November 20 Harvest Thanksgiving services at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.

Thursday November 24 Branches Thanksgiving meal preparation and delivery, see Sharon Allen if you would like to be a part.

Sunday December 4, Christmas Concert at 6:00 p.m.

Youth Fellowship for Middle and High School students will continue on Sundays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.(except this Sunday), Children’s Club for Elementary School students will be held on Fridays 11/11, 12/2, 12,16

Remember to look up vote411.org to put in your address and get your full list of candidates and items to vote on.

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                        $   2720.25

Building Fund/Trust                                                                               $       44.50

Roof Repair                                                                                              $       39.00

Mission                                                                                                     $     286.50                                                         

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.

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for FLUMC Children’s Home

Attendance for last Sunday 161

Prayer concerns:

Sharlee in therapy, Randy, Darlene thankful for another year of life but praying Alina, Maureen & Beverly traveling mercies, Beatrice Grossman, Shirley Gregg-Leonce thankful for opportunity to serve by being promoted to supervisor, for Tiffany as she makes decisions about school, Gio in Joe DiMaggio hospital, joy for mother who lost son to have a baby, Dwayne Crooks as he travels back from Atlanta, Pauline’s cousin Paulette as she joins us, for Freddy Mitchell for the first time in worship, praise be for Amaan who has good grades, Lorna’s uncles, Nick Smith joyful for his mother Millie’s birthday and witness, Ken’s friend Harry sick for 5 months, Scott Redlhammer for good results from blood test, Danny O’Reilly healing, John Serazio with heart problems, Roger, Gwen, Tracy, Tavon, Peaches, Nildkie, Angie family & friends, Carolyn Janos, the persecuted, oppressed, marginalized, downtrodden, abused, neglected, terrorists, Dawn, Maliya, change of heart & mind for those stuck in their own ways, Vanesence, those suffering from effects of hurricane Matthew, sick, lonely, peaceful upcoming election, Norma Wathers, Randy’s job, Ms. Jones, Florrie’s school, Karen & Dennis Francis, Rosemarie Nicholas, Browne family, Margaret Browne, Grace’s job & co-workers, grateful for job, Luz, Luzda, Jeannie & A.J.,Val, Sonia, Pam, Dexter, Sharon, Alethea, Diane, Dorothy, Andre & Danyel, Denese, strength and comfort for Pierre-Okerson family, Ralston, Venetia, Rosean, Majorie, Yvonne & family housing.

Armed Forces: Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan; A.J. Daley, Army; Andre Minott, Navy; all the soldiers on board the USS Warrior, Sasebo, Japan. 

Miramar United Methodist Church

2507 Utopia Dr. Miramar, FL 33023  

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

www.miramarumc.org, Email: mirumeth@bellsouth.net, Like us on Facebook

Pastor David Range

Administrative Assistant Beth Davey  

Music Director Donna Simms

Treasurer Mario Perez

Preschool Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

Custodian Robin Ramtahal

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