August 28, 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 55 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for August 28, 2016 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

Pastor: David Range

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

Call to Worship (please stand as you are able)                        

*Processional Hymn                              Anniversary Hymn by Jack Gallagher           


*Praise and 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.)

Scripture                                  1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Children’s Time

*Hymn 158                                                           Come Christians Join to Sing      

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at

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

(Sunday School for ages 3-11. The Nursery is open in Room 11, for children needing to be settled)

Sharing Joys & Concerns- please allow the usher to hold the microphone for you.

Prayer Hymn 397                                                             I Need Thee Every Hour (you are invited to come forward for prayer, dedication or rededication)

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.)

Sermon                   Secretary of the Future”                          Pastor David Range

*Hymn of Commitment (Great Hymns of Faith)     I Will Sing of My Redeemer    

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                    

Events this week:

Today: New Members Session after each service

Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Bold Justice House Meeting Training, 7:00 p.m. Little Flower Church, 1805 Pierce Street, Hollywood, FL 33020 Tel: 954-922-3517

Wednesday: Creative Worship Team 7:00 p.m. Nurture Committee 8:30 p.m.

Thursday: Choir 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship services at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast in between services. All those born in September are invited to the top table, all welcome.

Looking ahead:

Tuesday September 6 at 7:00 p.m. Ina McNeil’s (with Sharon Allen’s group) house meeting at Ina’s house

Tuesday September 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the church, Roland Abel’s house meeting

Monday September 19 at 7:00 p.m. Joyce Hemman’s house meeting

Tuesday September 20 at 7:00 p.m. Donna Simms’ house meeting

Friday September 23 Square Dance 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Sunday September 25, guest preacher, the Rev. Katie Lineberger, new campus minister through the Wesley Foundation of Greater Miami, who will share with us along with some students who are a part of the ministry.

October 5,6,7 Revival meetings with Rev. Dr. Geraldine McClellan.

Tuesday October 18 Community Problems Assembly

Saturday November 12 Fall Banquet, buy your tickets now from Fay Harley or Vicki Weller

Our members Jennifer Turnbull and Roy Crooks are offering their services as notary for free to our church. Call Jennifer at 954-684-5843 and Roy at 305-624-1716 or 305-725-2269 or bring your documents to worship and they can see you after the service.

Please attend one of the House Meetings in order to be a part of the Listening Process for BOLD Justice as we begin the move toward the Community Problems Assembly October 18, the Rally, and the Nehemiah Action. Ina McNeil (with Sharon Allen’s group) will have their meeting at Ina’s house, 7141 Biltmore Blvd., Miramar on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 7:00 p.m. Your next opportunity is to go to Roland Abel’s house meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Joyce Hemmans will have her meeting on Monday, Sept. 19 at 7:00 p.m. and Donna Simms on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m.

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for Good Samaritan Fund

Attendance for last Sunday 174

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                      $   2813.35

Building Fund/Trust                                                                            $       43.50

Roof Repair                                                                                            $       96.00

Mission                                                                                                   $    170.50                                                                                                                                                 

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: 

Shama, Jesse, Louis family at Gregory’s murder, Florrie’s co-worker Olga Acevedo with stroke and thanks for friends who help her in her time without A.C., Maureen’s grand nephew and others as they go back to school, Edie & Bill’s son with heart attack and his son and wife as they plan for the surgery on their unborn child, Melba thankful to be here, Louisiana & Virginia flood victims and the UM Bishops in both places, for Dandre and all students that they may start their school year with strength & health, for the families of those murdered at Miramar Parkway & Island drive especially the one who needs a casket, Jeannie as she looks for a new car, Margaret & Althea Browne, joy for Millicent Gardner’s mother Venetia turning 91 today & for health & strength, Brandon Dillon as he starts his senior year of high school for wisdom and guidance to enjoy it, for Val Wright’s cousin in Jamaica healing, Clayton Nicholson, for all teachers & especially those students going from elementary to middle school, Allison & Nicholas as they work together on the project of Make-A-Wish, Spencer to break negativity and to have a strong senior year in high school, Pat’s friend in assisted living as decisions are made, Cathy’s friends with depression that it may lift, Gio and his mother who suffered loss, his grandmother who is sick, his return to school, Devone’s school and care for shooting victims, Alicia as she travels,Onelia, Martha, Sandra, Debbie, Rene Fernandez, Annette Lopez, Dorothy Maletto, Mazie’s cousin with kidney problems, Dorothy Grey, Randy to find a job, for peace, love, tolerance, compassion, Alyssa & family, Grace & family especially sick & shut in, safety of children as they return to school and so that they make good choices, Pinnock family, Jean Bisto, Diane Unger, Johnathan Corbet, Humphrey family, Williams & Lysinger family, Mabel Bizzell, Catherine Wheedleton, Roger with back pain, Tavon, Stacy, Nichole, Brady, Angie & families, Allison to pass exam on Sept. 2. Paul Redlhammer facing heart surgery.

Armed Forces: HM3Adam Ramsey, Navy-Afghanistan; 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 D r. Miramar, FL 33023  

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

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Pastor David Range

Administrative Assistant Beth Davey Music Director Donna Simms

Treasurer Mario Perez

Custodian Ravindra ‘Robin’ Ramtahal

 Pre School Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

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