March 10, 2019

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 58 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for March 10, 2019-8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

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

Call to Worship (please stand as you are able)

*Hymn 98 To God Be the Glory


*Praise & 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.)

Women’s History Moment

Please stand for the gospel according to Luke 4:1-13

Children’s Time

*Hymn 170 Oh How I Love Jesus

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at

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

(The Nursery is open in Room 11)

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

Prayer Hymn (AA Hymnal) Just a Closer Walk With Thee

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.)

Anthem Choir

Sermon “In the Wilderness with the Devil” Pastor David Range

*Hymn of Commitment 373 Nothing Between

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for BOLD Justice

Attendance for last Sunday 203

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 4157.00

Building Fund/Trustees $ 42.00

Roof Repair $ 54.50

Apportionments $ 285.50

Mission $ 160.50

Events this week:

Today: Youth Camp bake sale after the service, Confirmation Class 4-5:30 p.m.

Monday: Trustees meeting 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Local Elections for the city of Miramar, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., BOLD Justice Rally 7:30-9:00 p.m. at Merrill UMC, 3900 State Road 7 in Lauderdale Lakes 33029. (Meet in our church parking lot to leave by 6:30 p.m. if you need transportation)

Wednesday: Fast Breaking service at Noon-12:30 p.m. Bible study at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir at 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Children’s Club is at the City Hall Games Night 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: VBS planning at 11:00 a.m. Also on that day you have an opportunity to see the Children’s Home in north Florida during their “Open House” leaving the church about 6:30 a.m. Please see Sharon Allen if you would like to go.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m., Church Conference to vote on Grace Okerson becoming a candidate for the ministry. Grace will give her call story at the 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. service. The Church Conference is required for her to make progress on her path to becoming a deacon. All invited to attend in the Fellowship Hall after the 11:00 a.m. service. Youth Group 4-5:30 p.m.

Looking ahead:

Tuesday March 19 Finance Committee 7:00 p.m.

March 23-24 Lay Servant training, Christ Church, Ft. Lauderdale, see Pastor David for more info if you are interested in attending.

Sunday, March 24 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services conducted by the United Methodist Women in celebration of their 150th Anniversary. Pre School Picnic 12-4:00 p.m. at Viscaya Park, Miramar.

Sunday March 31 Fifth Sunday joint service with a Hymn Sing at 10:00 a.m., followed by a New Member Session after the service.

Booking forms for summer camp are now available for the church trip we are planning July 1-6. We welcome all youth who will be entering 4th through 12th grades in August of 2019.

Bold Justice Dates for 2019: Tuesday March 12 Rally, Monday, April 8 Nehemiah Action, Tuesday May 21 Justice Ministry Celebration

Sellars Memorial UMC invites you to its National Women’s History Month celebration, March 31 at 3:00 p.m. Rev Dr. Geraldine McClellan will be the guest speaker. She will be honored as a Visionary and Champion. Your participation in the service is welcome. Please call 786 216 9930 or email

To file a complaint about something wrong in a nursing home or assisted living facility, or to look up the reputation of a facility, you are advised to check: or call 888-419-3456.

Please remember Narcotics Anonymous every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.

Dear congregation, more and more people are making their donations to the church through the Vanco electronic giving system. This allows for regular giving to take place according to your preferences. You can set up your giving profile or have the church office help you to do so. Please consider this method of giving.

If you are interested in seeing the Lion King Show, please speak to Allison Feurtado today. She has reserved 20 tickets at $50 each. To hold the tickets at that price a down payment needs to be made by Monday. So please speak to her today!

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:

for all the people inside and outside the church so that everyone may know that better days are coming, Adrianne to conceive, thanks for life, strength, patience for son having surgery, for grandson in need of God’s guidance, thank you God for holding me up, Donna Harris-McLeod as she makes a decision, joy that Maud Gray has perked up, for Yvonne Poulos as she begins new craft business, Dillon family who mourn, Albertine Lyght, Catherine Wheedleton, Owen Wyman, Diane Dunn, Donna Leland, Mabel Bizzell to be able to come to church, Barbara Kennedy, Krystal Dunn, Willie Niles, Frank Overstreet, Kathy Kelly as a procedure hopes to improve her knee, Jeanne Special as she begins chemo, Martell to recover identity, for children & grandchildren to know the Lord & walk in his ways, Dorothy Lawrence in ICU in Texas, joy for Shirley Gregg Leonce doing so well and at home, Michael Gibson as he goes for surgery, the doctors diagnosing Lancia, JudyAnn Darling, Jeannie, homeless, Heyli, Clive, Semone, Juliet, healing for Luis Cerezo, Amarilis Padilla, Gina Falcon, Harrison Grandwilliams, Redlhammer family, Flori, Alfaro’s dad’s health, health of the creation, truth in the leaders of our country, a good job for Ben, Jessica, Felicia, families going through adversity, those who mourn including the Staples & DSU & Jeanne Henry & Ellie’s families, Michell Spence, Debbie McLune, Millicent & Ralston Gardner and families, Margaret Browne as she celebrates her 92nd birthday, blessings of help, for the church to be a witness in the world, Hodge family rejoicing in Wilburn Rocque, Keisha, Michael, Karen Francis, Ola & Linval Duhaney, Sonia, Dexter, Pam, Sharon, Curtis, Dr. Katie, Ermine, Nadage, Denese, Andre, Danyel, baby Brooklyn, Dorothy, the persecuted, Waymon Solomon, love, peace, tolerance, Venezuela, India, Pakistan, USA!

Miramar United Methodist Church 2507 Utopia Drive, Miramar, FL 33023

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

Pastor David Range Admin. Assistant Beth Davey Music Director Donna Simms

Treas.Mario Perez Cust.Robin Ramtahal, Pre-School Dir. Marleni Brant-Pomare

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