May 03 2009

 Miramar United Methodist Church
Pastor David Range
Order of Worship for the Fourth Sunday of Easter
May 3, 2009, 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Services
“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 and Worship                                            Page 5, Praise & Worship Book                                                    


*Hymn 89                                                             Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
Welcome and Recognition of Visitors
Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Registration of Attendance, Announcements,     *Sharing the Spirit
(Please be seated when the music starts.)
Scripture                              John 10: 11-18
Children’s Time

*Hymn 273                                                         Jesus’ Hands Were Kind Hands
Reception of Tithes and Offerings and Salty Service cards

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

Sharing Joys and Concerns

Prayer Hymn 382                                                                Have Thine Own Way
(you are invited to come forward for prayer, dedication or rededication)

Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Anthem                                   Lamb of Glory                                                 Choir

Sermon              “Followingg the Good Shepherd”                Pastor David Range

Baptism, Confirmation, and Reception of New Members

Hymn of Preparation 593                                                               Here I am Lord

Service of Holy Communion beginning on page 13

*Hymn of  Commitment 399                                     Take My Life and Let It Be
(You are invited to come forward to pray.)

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for Good Samaritan Fund
 Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments
Attendance last Sunday was 132

Events this week:
Today: Fellowship/Birthday Recognition/Confirmation Breakfast
after the 8:30 service
Today: Bible study with Pastor Garnes 10:00 a.m.
Today: Confirmation Reception after 11:00 a.m. service
Today: Prayer Meeting 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: Play Reading Practice
Tuesday: Finance Committee 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Play Reading Practice, 6:30 p.m.
Friday: Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m. UMM meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: Funeral service for Dudley Marson, husband of Ivy Marson, at 10:00 a.m. at Scarano’s Funeral Home, 9000 Pines Blvd. Just west of University Dr.
Saturday: Mothers’ Day flower sale
Next Sunday: Mothers’ Day something special for all ladies!

Dates to remember for the future:
Friday & Saturday, May 15 & 16 Play reading “The Mousetrap” 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays May 16 & 23 visiting around community, 10:00 a.m. start at church.
Sunday May 17 Recognition of graduates
Tuesday May 19 BOLD Justice Drive Training St. Maurice RC Church 7-9 p.m.
Monday May 25 Memorial Day Picnic 12 noon – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday May 31 Next Joint Service at 10:00 a.m.
Sunday June 14 Multicultural Service at 10:00 a.m.
Sunday June 28 Kid’s Birthday Club
Monday to Friday June 15 to 19 Vacation Bible School 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
June 29 to July 4 Summer Camp in Fruitland Park/Leesburg
October 9, 10, 11, Revival with Pastor Ken Johnson

Finance report for Last Sunday
Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                  $ 2092.18
Building Fund/Trustees                                   $   440.00
Roof Repair                                                $   121.50
Mission                                                                                                      $    138.50

Bulletins today are given by Pamela McFarlane in honor of her mom, Doris McDowell’s 93rd birthday on May 7

Roy Crooks is out of the hospital and doing well after having 3 heart surgeries.  You may call him at 305-624-1716 during the day and 305-725-2269 after 7:00pm.
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.

Thanks to all who supported the youth last week for the Rally of the Apostles, anyone who knows of buses who could take 15 to 25 people please see the Pastor. Also, adult Volunteers are needed, for the trip and for helping out the camp. Pastor has application.

The Photo Directories have arrived! If you had your picture taken for it please pick up your labeled copy from the back table. If not you may pick up one of the unlabeled directories in the office. One copy per family please! If there are any corrections please let Donna Simms or the Pastor know.

Free VPK(Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten) for all 4-year olds is available. Please see or call the Preschool director at 954-981-9269 for information and directions on where to register. Hurry! Space is limited.

The Preschool Annual Book Drive continues May 4-8. We are asking for new or used books in good condition. These can be dropped off at the Preschool or at the church office. The Director will be available in the Preschool next Sunday, May 9 for book sales.

It's time to start thinking about joining a Celebrate Jesus Mission Team! Just like we had 8 visitors last summer you can help out in the North East District, (around Jacksonville) this July 25 to August 1. Please see Pastor David for more info and application forms.

US Armed Forces: Adam Ramsay, Navy; LCPL Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; Maj. Jeffry Moffit, Lawanda Thomas (Iraq), Damien Frances (Iraq), Glendia Williams, Marvin Nells,

Pastor David Range, Miramar UMC, Tel: 954 989 4711, Fax: 954 989 4315
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