March 13 2011

Miramar United Methodist Church

Celebrating 50 years of Ministry!

 “Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World” through Passionate Worship, Radical Hospitality, Intentional

Discipling, Salty Service, & Extravagant Generosity

Order of Worship for First Sunday in Lent

March 13, 2011, 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services.

Pastor: David Range

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


*Praise & Worship                                                                       Please see screen




*Hymn 359                                                           Alas, and Did My Savior Bleed


                                               Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

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

(Please be seated when the music starts.)


Women’s History Moment


Scripture                                  Matthew 4:1-11    


Children’s Time


*Hymn 269                                         Lord, Who Throughout these Forty Days


Reception of Tithes and Offerings and Salty Service cards


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

(Sunday School for children ages 2-12. 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


Prayer Hymn 298                                         When I survey the Wondrous Cross

 (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 sung to 271 (the West Indian Tune)


Anthem                              I Am Thine, O Lord                                              Choir


Sermon                         “Waiting for the Angels”                    Pastor David Range


*Hymn of Commitment 301                            Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross

     (You are invited to come forward to pray.)


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)


Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for BOLD Justice

Attendance for last Sunday was 175


Events this week:

Today: Bible study with Pastor Garnes at 10:00 a.m.

Today: Confirmation Class at 4:00 p.m.

Tonight: Prayer meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Visiting our neighbors 4:30

Monday: Trustees 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Bold Justice RALLY for Network Members 7:30 p.m. at St. Maurice RC church, 2851 Stirling Road, Dania Beach, 33312

Wednesday: Fast Breaking Service with communion at noon

Wednesday: Soup Group/Bread and Broth Bible Study at 7:00, with Mannish Water and Jacob!

Thursday: Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: UMW at 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Youth Fellowship games 6:30, meeting at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: Visiting our neighbors 10:00 a.m.

Next Sunday: UMW services 8:30 and 11:00


Dates to remember for the future:

Wednesday: March 23 Fast Breaking service with communion at noon
Wednesday: March 23 Soup Group/Bread & Broth Bible Study at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday March 26 Sale of Meals to aid camp fund.
Saturday March 26 Youth Football starting at 1:00 p.m.
Saturday March 26 Car Wash sponsored by the Preschool
Sun. March 27 Service of Baptism, Kid’s B/day Club after 11:00 a.m. service           
March 27 New Members Session 7:00 p.m. All thinking of joining are welcome.

Monday March 28 Admin Council, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday March 29 Pre School Board, 7:30 p.m. (changed from March 22)

Saturday April 2 Community Clean Up at Fairway Park 3700 Largo Drive,

8:00 a.m. to noon

Thursday April 7 Bold Justice NEHEMIAH ACTION St. Clement’s Roman Catholic church, only 26 days away! St. Clement’s is located at 2975 N. Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale FL 33311

June 13-17 Vacation Bible School, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

July 4-9 Summer Camp for youth entering 4th to 12th grades, get those applications and scholarship requests in to pastor!


Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                       $ 3285.73

Building Fund/Trustees                                                                      $   105.00

Roof Repair                                                                                           $     99.50

Mission                                                                                                 $   210.50


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. Please 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. LARGE PRINT HYMN -BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE USHERS.


St. Patrick’s Day Pot Luck Dinner is cancelled.


The Preschool will be having a Carwash on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in an effort to raise funds to help defray the cost of remodeling the large playground. The Preschool would highly appreciate your support in this venture. Please bring your vehicles and have them lovingly cleaned! We will charge you the very reasonable price of $8 for the exterior and $12 for both interior and exterior. We need your support. Please come out and help us raise some funds.


Transportation volunteers needed! Call Johnnie. 305 625-8170/305 299-1308.


This year for Lent we are starting something new! The Soup Group will meet for a Bread and Broth Bible study each week at 7 p.m. The bread will be the rolls we eat but also the Word of God that we will study. The Broth will be different popular soups: March 16 Mannish Water, March 23 Pea Soup, March 30 Pepperpot Soup, April 6 Chicken Soup, April 13 Grouper Head Soup. There will even be something for vegetarians! Everyone is welcome to join in the Soup Group and study for the Word of God.


VBS takes place June 13-17 this year. The theme is “Island Odyssey”. Registration fee is $10 per child and includes a hot lunch. We will need volunteers to teach and work in the kitchen. We also need donations for craft and food items. More information will be forthcoming.


Please remember to dedicate bulletins in honor or in memory of your loved ones. The sign-up sheet is at the back. Cost only $10.


Pastor: David Range,

Miramar UMC,

2507 Utopia Drive, Miramar, FL 33020,,

Tel: 954 989 4711,

Fax: 954 989 4315






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