December 30 2012

Miramar United Methodist Church

Celebrating 52 years of Ministry!

MUMC, 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

Order of Worship for December 30, 2012, 10:00 a.m. Joint Service

Pastor: David Range

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


Call to Worship


*Praise & Worship                                                         




Hymn 246                                                                     Joy To The World


Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Registration of Attendance, Announcements, *Sharing the Spirit (Please be seated when the music starts).Visitors are invited to come to our Welcome Center on the Utopia Drive front porch after the service.


Responsive Reading     861   (Psalm 148)


Lesson         Luke 2:41-52                                


Children’s Time/Builder’s Time


*Hymn 249                                                       Theres a Song in the Air


Reception of Tithes and Offerings & Connect Cards

                                Special Music by T.T and Sophia

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

(Sunday school for ages 3-11 years. The Nursery is available in Room 11, where the service can be viewed and heard by parents with children needing to be settled.)


Sharing Joys & Concerns and where you have shared or found blessings


Prayer Hymn 238                                   Angels We Have heard on High

(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.)


Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer


Choir                                                   Ring the Bells


Sermon     “When your Parents don’t Understand”   Pastor David Range


Hymn of Commitment 251                           Go Tell It On the Mountain


Today’s Mission offering is for South Fl. Urban Ministries &

The Black College Fund

Next Sunday is for the Good Samaritan Fund          

Attendance for last Sunday was 172-Christmas Eve 86


                     Events this week:

Today: Kids Birthday Club

Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Watchnight service 10:30 p.m. followed by refreshments

Wednesday:  Bible Study 7:00 p.m.  Acts 28-30

Thursday: Choir 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: Care Coordinators meeting 10:00 a.m.

Next Sunday:Covenant Services with Holy Communion At 8:30 and 11:00a.m.  Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast between services

Dates to remember for the future:

Friday Jan 11: Youth Fellowship first meeting after break 7 p.m.

Saturday Jan. 12:  United Methodist Women Prayer Breakfast 8:30 a.m.

Sunday Jan.13: Service of Baptism

Monday Jan. 14: MUMC  BOLD Justice Network  7:30 p.m.

Saturday Jan. 26 District Leadership Training at Hollywood Hills UMC 9:00 a.m-12

Sunday Jan. 27: New Members Session 7:00 p.m.

Monday Jan. 28: Creative Workshop Team 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday Jan. 29: Finance Committee 6:00 p.m. Preschool Board 7:30 p.m.

Saturday Feb.9 Creative Worship Workshop 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Tuesday Feb. 26 Bold Justice Rally  7:30 p.m.

Monday March 18 Bold Justice Nehemiah Action  7:30 p.m.


Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                              $          2844.00

Building Fund/Trustees                                        $                   170.00

Roof Repair                                                            $                       89.50

Mission                                                            $            176 .50

Children’s Home Offering Christmas Eve                       $             314.61


Bulletins today are given by Veta Service, ‘in loving memory of my mother & father, and sisters Irene & Frances


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.


A very special thanks to Audley Codner for donating our beautiful

Christmas tree.


Prayer Concerns: for all the presents to show the love of God, for Michael as he returns to work after cancer, for Jonathan to be back in the USA, for Flori’s co-worker Miriam after surgery, for every remembrance of Peter on this first Christmas without him, for the families of all those effected by the shooting at Newton--for parents to teach love, for the Congress to avoid the fiscal cliff and for all government employees that will be effected, for Aloma’s son coming home from Afghanistan and for her mother to be with her and traveling mercies for those coming home and for those who cannot come home especially in the military, for Sharon’s joy in having all her family together for Christmas, for Joshua as he travels to Baltimore, for Conrad whose house is flooded, for the Daniels family in their bereavement, for Senator Noel Montieffe and his healing, thanking God for another year of life for Kathy and us all.



Valda Pearce, Ernestine Pierce, Thomas McIntosh, Everline Humphreys, Rita McNeil, Beatrice Grossman, Leighton Delvaille, Deshawn Jackson, Becky Maynard, Elwood James, Norris Southwood-Smith,  Samantha & Sophie, Kevin Henry, Natalie Wright, Alvin and Phyllis Hewitt, Rev. Denzil Southwood-Smith, Royland & Greta Jarrett, Loretta Parris, Pat Mark, the Gooden Family, Tracey Smith, Ouida Menzies, Jack & Donna Hurley, Esther Dillon, Hervin & Dorothy Lawrence, Winnifred Samuels, Rudolph Stewart, Gale Walter, Edie Range, Lisa Andre, Potter family, Victor Ayayee, Michael Grant, BOLD Justice, Grace McCorkle, Doris McDowell, Lars Clunie, Ralston & Millicent Gardner, Niven Stewart, Catherine Wheedleton.  If you need prayer during the week please call Grandma Hyacinth Robinson at 954-435-4036 and your concern will be put on the Prayer Chain.  After you call her, for emergencies or to report someone in the hospital please be sure you call Pastor at the office 954-989-4711 or on his cell 954-495-6104, or email the office at  We will keep the name on for two weeks, unless you notify us otherwise.


US Armed Forces: HM3Adam Ramsey, Navy; Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan.


Pastor David Range, Miramar UMC, 2507 Utopia Dr., Miramar, FL 33020.

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