January 17 2010

 Miramar United Methodist Church

Pastor David Range

Order of Worship for Covenant Service

January 17, 2010 8:30 and 11:00 am 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.


Call to worship from the hymnbook 106 (a reading from M.L. King, 1962)


Praise & Worship                                                                                         Page 23                     




*Hymn 100                                                God, Whose Love is Reigning o’er Us


Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Registration of Attendance, Announcements,     *Sharing the Spirit

(Please be seated when the music starts.)


Scripture                                       Romans 15:1-13


Children’s Time


*Hymn 519                                                                   Lift Every Voice and Sing


Reception of Tithes and Offerings and Salty Service cards


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


Sharing Joys & Concerns


Prayer Hymn 512                                                                                Stand By Me  

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


Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer  


Anthem                              “Here I Am To Worship”                                   Choir


Sermon      Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations: Radical Hospitality”                                 

                                                                                                   Pastor David Range


*Hymn of Commitment 522                                                            Leave It There

(You are invited to come forward to pray)


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)



Today’s Mission offering is for Community Christian Counseling

 Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance last Sunday was 80


Events this week:

Today: 10:00 a.m. Bible Study

Tonight: Prayer Meeting 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday: Finance Committee meets at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: United Methodist Women, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Choir practice 7:30 pm

Friday: Games at 6:00 p.m., Youth Fellowship, 7:00 p.m.

Pastor David will be at a course this week from Monday to Wednesday.

For any pastoral emergencies please contact Lay Leader Joyce Hemmans at



Dates to remember for the future:

January 25 50th Anniversary Committee meets at 7:30 p.m.

January 26 Preschool Board Meeting 7:30 p.m.

January 31 Joint Service at 10:00 a.m.

January 31 1st Confirmation Class 4 -5:30 p.m.


Finance report for Last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                            $ 1951.30

Building Fund/Trustees               $     90.00

Roof Repair                             $   132.00

Mission                                                                                                      $    62.00


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.


Please bring canned goods any time for the food pantry, so that weekly those who need it most may receive something from us.


The new address for Denniston Bent is as follows: Denniston Bent 69933-004

Federal Prison Camp P.O. Box 779800, Miami, FL 33177


Offering envelopes are ready for 2010. Please pick yours up today from the table in the front of the Church.


2010 is the year this church celebrates its 50th Anniversary! If you would like to be a part of the Planning Committee please see Pastor  David and plan to come to the first meeting on Monday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m.


College aged kids--have you thought about your summer job yet? You might want to think about being on the leadership team at the Warren W. Willis UM summer camps. If selected, each Team Member serves from May 28 through August 9, you receive room and board and a minimum of $1675 for the summer. See Pastor David if you want to begin the application process.


Please remember that the Church has an account with the Car Program, Inc. which allows us to benefit from any cars (trucks, boats, etc.) donated in our name. If you or anyone you know has a vehicle that they don’t want to go to the bother of disposing please call the church office for details as to how all the hassle can be taken out of this process. The donor gets a tax write-off and the church gets a lump sum payment!


The registration and scholarship forms for going to the Warren Willis 

Summer Camp are now available. Those youth entering 4th to 12th grades 

may like to go June 21-26. Please see Pastor David or the back table in the church for more information.


Salty Service cards are in your pew pockets. If you have done at least one hour of service this week please take one out and place it in the offering bag. This can be within or without the church, any time you help someone else.


Wesley Groups have resumed meeting. Now is a good time to join a group. Please call Stan Barnett (786-419-, resumed January 6, 2010. The Kumbayah group will resume next week. The other groups meet as scheduled.


Prayer Concerns: 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 make sure you call Pastor David Range at the office 954-989-4711 or on his cell 954-495-6104.        


US Armed Forces: Adam Ramsay, Navy; LCPL Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; Glendia Williams, Army; Jessima Richards, Air Force (Korea); Renee Paisley, Army


Pastor David Range, Miramar UMC, 2507 Utopia Drive, Miramar, FL 33023

Tel: 954 989 4711, www.miramarumc.org, mirumeth@bellsouth.net



















































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