Document 443039

New Horizon
5741 S Flamingo Rd, Southwest Ranches, FL 33330
954.434.7400 Fax: 954.434.7494
[email protected]
Office Hours:
Mon-Thurs, 10am-4pm
Learning Center: Mon-Fri, 7am–6pm
Our Mission
The Love of Christ:
Encounter ∙ Experience ∙ Extend
9:00-10:00 am Traditional Service
11:00-12:15 am Contemporary Service
9:30-11:00 am Spirituality-Worship-Prayer
9:00 & 11:00
PreK – Gr. 2 PreK Classrm Main Bldg
Rm 4 Upstairs Edu Bldg
*meet children at classroom after worship
*check Youth section for more details
9:00 Grades 6 – 12
Rm 6 Edu Building
5:00-7:15 pm Grades 6 – 12
Rm 4 Upstairs Edu Bldg
5:00-7:00 pm Grades 3 – 5
10:00 Searchers
Ed. Building
Purpose Driven
Rainbow Room
New Beginnings
Office Conf Rm
Friendship & Fellowship Preschool Cl
9:30 4th Mon. each month
Joy Circle
7:30 2nd Sat. each month
Senior Pastor
Assoc. Pastor/Children Dir.
Student/Youth Ministry
Music Director
Learning Center Director
Assistant LC Director
Office Manager
Education Secretary
Children’s Division
Youth Intern
Youth Intern
Rev. Rafe Vigil
Rev. Barb Ammann
Peytyn Tobin
Greg Spiess
Kim Scott
Beth McPartland
Ann Malone
Joanne Baker
Carolyn Pannier
Sara Smith
Norv Newland
Elizabeth Farrie
Grace Barnett
Mary Marfisi
Sabrina Coggin
Brooke Burns
Maite Ramirez
Justin Stansell
November 23, 2014
You are a Blessing
In Focus This Week
Thank you for honoring us with your pledges. We feel truly blessed by your fellowship and commitment to the
ministries at New Horizon. If you have not taken the opportunity to submit your pledge for next year please do so as
soon as possible. You will receive a follow up envelope with a pledge card in the next few days or you can ask an
usher for one during the service.
“You will be enriched in every way to be generous in every way, which through us will produce thanksgiving to
God.” (2 Corinthians 9:11)
Blessing Boards
Please take a moment to look at our blessing boards in the hallway and lobby. We have much to give thanks for!
Be sure to post your own blessings and lift them up in thanksgiving.
Advent Event Today Following 2nd Worship Service
Following our 11am worship we will have a multi-generational event to discover the meaning of our Chrismon
tree, participate in an advent activity, and prepare the church for the season. This event is for all ages. Please come
share with us as we enjoy this time of fellowship and festivities. We will have everything you need to make an
advent wreath for you to take home. Pizza lunch $3. Advent Wreath $15. Maximum per family lunch & wreath $25.
We Are Thankful
Thank you to everyone that helped in any way with the following:
Craft Fair $2,953-Bake Sale–$893–Nearly New Sale–$565
Children’s Pumpkin Party - We interacted with over 150 children and their families during this annual
fall event.
Pumpkin Patch - Thank you to all who spent any time setting up the patch, unloading a truck, selling a
pumpkin, helping our shoppers choose that perfect pumpkin, or cleaning up the patch.
Our Partnership with St. Mark – Thank you all who worked side by side at our Pumpkin Patch with
the St. Mark volunteers and with them for their Christmas trees.
Red Bird Mission – Today we bless a box of gloves, mittens and scarves for Red Bird Mission in KY.
Heifer International - We have contributed $1,205 to help feed the hungry with the purchase of animals.
Blood Drive - Our last drive we had 8 successful donors. Our next blood drive is December 22 nd.
Shoeboxes – With your generous donations our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Tweens packed 75 shoebox Christmas
gifts for less fortunate children.
Fair Trade Coffee – 28 bags of coffee were donated for the church’s use.
First Fruits - 301 attended our First Fruits Service and we collected many bags and boxes of non-perishable
foods for the Hallandale Food Pantry, delivered 9 fruit baskets to our shut-ins, and sent $2,034 to the Boys
Orphanage in the Dominican Republic.
ANGEL TREE—Christmas Gifts for Children—Choose Your Angel Today
This year we have 203 children from the Haitian United Methodist Mission and the Hallandale Christian Preschool
between the ages of infant and 16 years that we are gifting. It is a blessing to assure that these children will receive
a nice gift for Christmas from our church family. Gifts should be valued around $25.
We ask that you choose your Angel and return the unwrapped gift in a gift bag with the Angel taped securely to
it by Sunday, Dec. 7th.
No Wednesday Family Dinner/Classes This Week
BOGO – Donate your GO?
When you get a Buy One Get One (BOGO) in November would you donate your Get One (GO) for Pack a Sack?
We can use any products, food, or personal care items. We provide food and love each week during the school year
for 46 families at Driftwood & Perry Elementary, and others. These are nutritional items for the weekend when free
breakfast and lunch are not available to students.
Warren Willis Summer Camp Registration Begins December 1st
Register December 1st ($75) - total approximately $390 for the week with scholarships available from Warren
Willis and New Horizon. Camp is available for current 3rd-12th graders. We will attend Camp Session IV,
June 29-July 4 . Go to to register.
Warren Willis Camp is located in Fruitland Park, FL.
New Horizon is a mission minded church. During the year we have many outreach giving opportunities local,
national and international. We ask you to prayerfully consider which projects you are comfortable in supporting,
knowing that you may not wish to support all of them. We thank you for all that you do to help others .
Encounter ∙ Experience ∙ Extend
New Horizon United Methodist Church
We hope you will relax and feel at home
with us. Although the songs we sing may be
unfamiliar to you, please participate as you
feel comfortable. If you need to talk to
someone about a spiritual need, please speak
to one of our pastors.
Please do not feel obligated to participate in
the giving time. However, if you choose to
give an offering, thank you for your help in
furthering God’s work through this church.
Giving envelopes are available in the back
of the red registration pads.
Please sign the red registration pad located
at the end of each aisle so that we may know
of your presence with us.
Thank you for joining us and God bless!
If you would like more information about
New Horizon please stop by the ushers area
following the service.
The Altar Flowers are given to the glory
of God by Bob & Julie Mihalco in honor of
their 29th wedding anniversary.
COMMUNION is offered the first Sunday
of each month at our 9:00 am service and
weekly at our 11:00 am service.
NURSERY (through 4 yrs.) is offered in
the Education Building, 1st floor, purple door,
during Worship. Parents sign in and out.
THE QUIET ROOM with visual access
into the sanctuary is available by entering
through the Lobby.
9:00 & 11:00 am service
Children leave the service together with their
teachers following the Children’s Moment.
Ages PreK - 2nd grade: Preschool Classroom
3rd - 5th grade: Education Building Room 4
9am - You may pick up your children at their
classroom following the service.
11am - The children will come back into the
service for communion.
Please wear your name tag. Circle your
name in the registration pad if you need one.
9:00 Hashan Ekanayake
11:00 Jocelynn Sine
Order of Worship
Encounter the Love of Christ
Call to Worship
Gathering with Song
Experience the Love of Christ
Opening Prayer
Children’s Moment
Worship God with Song
Stewardship Celebration
Pastoral Prayer
Baptism (11:00) - Josh Groce
Scripture: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24
Message: The Character of a Shepherd
Extend the Love of Christ
God’s Tithes and our Offerings
Communion (11:00)
Going Forth with Song
Benediction/Sung Response
Our Sister Church
Heaven’s Gate, Cuba
Online donation available on our website at
We were blessed to have 249 in worship; and
71 participate in our Sunday School classes.
We give thanks for our gifts of $14,690 for
the church operating needs. Operating needed
each week is $11,527.
Presence and Gifts
*9:00 am - Children may be picked up at their classroom following the service
Prayers for the following:
Lester Marshall at Springtree Rehab; Harold Clare at Harbor
Chase; Nicolette Ireland at Mem’l Manor; Avis Smith at
Sunrise; Carl Droshar at VA; Pat Allen, Veronica Anderson,
John Bowers, Roger & Nicki Casterline, Shirley Cawrse, Myra
Christensen, Althea Chung, Marla Clare, Virginia Clay, Terry
Cline, Louis Cottier, Sherri Findley, Lou Gary, Hilton Hendy,
Sharon Hewitt, Kimberly Hicks, Emily Hilton, Korey Jackson,
Dorothy Johnson, Diana Jones, Kay & Randy Ladd, Iraida
Levine, Jon Majors, Jean Mauk, Isolyn Nicholson, Mario Niles,
Dave Osbourne, Bernadette Pritchard, Julie Prothro, Anna Mary
Reed, Jane Russell, Paul Snow, David Stevens, Bea Storrey,
Gail Stowe, George & Nettie Watson, Clay, Janet, & Tristan
Whitney, Stephen & Paula Sue Whitney, Susan Wild, Carol &
Gary Williams at home; Heaven’s Gate UMC; our pastors and
staff; Eric Guneysu, Nathaniel Lewis, Tammy Martinez, Mark
Reinhardt, overseas; and all of our troops.
We were able to send Heaven’s Gate $202 from
our recent book sale. Thank you for your book
donations and purchases! This money will be
added to money given by other Florida churches in
our district to provide a Christmas celebration for
the pastors, staff and families in our Cuban district.
The money will also be used to help finance their
District Conference in February. We appreciate
your continued support for Heaven’s Gate.
General Announcements
Spirituality, Worship, & Prayer Sat., 9:30 am
9:00 am quiet, individual prayer. At 9:30 am Pastor Barb will
bring a focusing scripture and reflection. We will then continue
with anointing and prayers for healing as the Spirit leads us.
*We will not meet December 6th or 27th.
Pennies from Heaven
Hallandale Food Pantry
Please drop your spare change (or bills) in our care bear on the
buffet in the lobby for the food pantry. Our donations help
purchase needed items. The need to feed the hungry is great
and our spare change does make a difference.
We also collect canned and boxed food items each week for the
food pantry. Paul Snow appreciates our faithfulness in helping
to feed the hungry in Broward County. Items most needed: rice,
beans, pasta, sauce, veggies, fruit, soup, peanut butter, flour,
December Wednesday Family Dinner:
Advent Around the Table
Rainbow Rm
Rainbow Rm
Rm 4 - Edu Bldg
Rm 2 - Edu Bldg
Rainbow Rm
View complete calendar at
Sunday, Nov 23
Worship, 9:00 & 11:00 am
Children’s SS, 9:00 & 11:00 am
Children’s Choir, 10:00 am
Youth Dinner Meeting, 5:00 pm
Parent Connection, 5:00 pm
Al-Anon (Men), 7:00 pm
Monday, Nov 24
Carter Bible Study, 3:00 pm
Tuesday, Nov 25
Miami Friends, 6:30 pm
Boy Scouts Troop 636. 6:30 pm
Wednesday, Nov 26
Office Closing at 1:00 pm
Thursday, Nov 27
Happy Thanksgiving
1st Sunday of Advent
Warren Willis Camp Registration
No Saturday Worship/Prayer
Santa Breakfast
Youth-Tweens-Junior Ringers Meet
Joy Circle Lunch-Blue Moon Diner
Primetimers Christmas Luncheon
Troop 636 Court of Honor
Cantata Practice
Christmas Cantata-10am worship
Music & Worship Arts Party
Junior Ringers
Tweens Christmas Party
Youth Christmas Party
Blood Drive
Saavedra Piano Recital
Christmas Eve 4:00-5:30-7:30 pm
Wednesday Family Dinner Begins
Disciple II Bible Study
Christianity & World Religions
The church office will be open on a limited
basis December 25th - January 5th. We will be
checking voice mail frequently.
Christmas Schedule
Calendar Notes
One Worship Service
Sunday, Dec. 14th
10:00 am
Christmas Cantata
Love Came Down at Christmas
If you aren’t familiar with our Wednesday program please join
Friday, Nov 28
us with dinner beginning at 5:30 pm. Please make a note on the OFFICE CLOSED
red registration pad if you plan on coming. Can’t do dinner at
5:30? Let us know and we’ll pack up your meal. Join us at 6:30 Saturday, Nov 29
pm for our family style Advent Dec. 3, 10, 17. All are welcome! Spirituality, Worship & Prayer, 9:30 am
Dec. 3-Ham, potatoes au gratin, green beans, roll, dessert
Dec. 10-Chicken & broccoli pasta, salad, roll, dessert
Dec. 17-Bring Your Own Soup (one of our favorite events!)
Bring a soup to share or just come prepared to enjoy!
Please bring your favorite Christmas cookies to share.
Group Outing—Pippin—Broward Center
All are welcome to join us on Sunday, April 12 th at 1pm to see
Pippin. Pippin tells the story of a young prince on a deathdefying journey to find meaning in his existence. $44 with a
deposit of $22 due December 14th. Let the office know if you
plan on this outing.
Youth & Children
Youth Dinner Meeting, Today, 5-7:15 pm
All 6th - 12th graders are invited to join us 5:00-7:15 pm for
dinner ($3), games, small groups, & worship.
With the holiday season upon us we will meet today, Dec. 7
and 14. December 14th is our Christmas party - watch for
details. Resume weekly schedule January 11th.
No Tween Dinner Meeting Today
With the holiday season upon us we will be meeting Dec. 7
& 14. All 3rd - 5th graders are invited to join us 5:00-7:00 pm
for dinner ($3), games, Bible search, & fellowship.
December 14th is our Christmas party - details soon. Resume
weekly schedule January 11th.
No Junior Ringers Meeting Today
Our ringers will meet Dec. 7 & 14 at 4pm.
NHLC Santa Breakfast, Dec. 6th, at 9:00am or 10:30am
Tickets are $8 for adults (12 years and up), $4 for children,
and children under 2 are free. Order forms are available in
the school office. Buy your tickets now!
Space is limited. Please call 954-680-9497 with any