May 13 2012


         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 May 13, 2012 at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Pastor: David Range

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


Call to Worship


*Praise & Worship


Prayer        (from Deut. 6:4-7, Prov. 23, Mk. 3:31-35, Lk. 11:11-13, Col. 3:14-17)


*Hymn 600                                                                    Wonderful Words of Life


Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Registration of Attendance, Announcements, *Sharing the Spirit (Please be seated when the music starts.)


Reading                                       John 15: 9-17


Children’s Time


*Hymn                                                                                   Faith of our Mothers


Reception of Tithes and Offerings & Connect Cards


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

(Sunday School begins for those aged 3 to 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 469                                                   Jesus Is All the World to Me

(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


Anthem                                  He Hideth My Soul                                          Choir                                          


Sermon                                 “Whistling Jesus”                      Pastor David Range                    


Hymn of Commitment 445                       Happy the Home When God Is There


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)


Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for Women in Distress

Attendance for last Sunday was 177


Events this week:

Today: Bible Study with Pastor Garnes 10:00 a.m., Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m., United Methodist Men meet after service

Monday: Trustees 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Read Judges 2:6-3:6, 4-7, 13-16, Ruth 1-4

Thursday: UMW 7:00 p.m., Choir 7:30 p.m.

Friday: Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Recognition of Graduates, please let Donna Simms know if anyone in your family is graduating from any institution (high school and above)


Dates to remember for the future:

Tuesday May 22 Pre School Board 7:30 p.m.

Sunday May 27 Pentecost, New Members Session 5:00 p.m.

Monday May 28 Memorial Day picnic 12 noon to 6:00 p.m.

May 29 BOLD Justice Team Assembly, Little Flower Church

May 30 New Realities 7:00 p.m.

Sunday June 3 Conference Offering for East Angola and Alfait,

Youth Concert 6:00 p.m.

Thursday June 7 Preschool Graduation 7:00 p.m.

Friday June 8 Multicultural Affair Evening 6:00 p.m.

Sunday June 10 Multicultural Sunday 10:00 a.m.

Sunday June 17 UMMen take both services, Blood Drive

June 18-22 Vacation Bible School 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. daily


Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $   3490.75

Building Fund/Trustees $     125.00

Roof Repair $     197.50

Mission $     162 .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.


South Florida Urban Ministries is hiring! See notice board and back table for more information or go to Hurry, deadline is June 8, 2012.


Celebrate Jamaica’s 50 years and counting... with Steve Higgins and friends on Saturday June 2 at 6:00 p.m. at the Kendall Community Church of God, 8795 SW 112 Street, Miami, 33176, tickets $25, call 305-218-8492 for more information.


"Ways to Work" Car loans, is a new program launched recently in Broward county sponsored by our District United Methodist South Florida Urban Ministries and the Urban League ( Please see the bulletin boards or talk to Pastor David (who attended) if you would like to know more about how to get one of these loans to improve your transportation situation!


Joys and Concerns: Joy that Andre has an internship for the summer, for the family of Liz who passed, joy for Pam's daughter who passed finals and for her to find an internship, Karen gives God thanks for helping get a good result in finals, for Elaina to sort out her problems so she may be at work more, for Ina and her family for strength and encouragement, for Carlitha and Caroline, thanks from the family of Ruby Miller and for traveling mercies for all coming to the funeral, for all nurses during nurses week--keep working at your calling, for the Jennings family who lost 40 year old daughter, for Jackson family who lost Stanford, for Duane and wife as they travel, for Sophie recovering from surgery, for Mary battling cancer, for Fitzroy Salesman and Vonnie McGowan, for Flo's sister Audrey to undergo surgery and for Carol recovering from cancer and her 11 year old son, praise for Doris McDowell reaching 96 years old and for all who provide care, for Laura and James to get relief from pain and for their friend John to heal.


Norris Southwood-Smith, Scott Hoffman, Barbara & Ned Stull, Samantha & Sophia, Sylvea Moreno, Kevin Henry, Natalie Wright, Alvin and Phyllis Hewitt, Rev. Denzil Southwood-Smith, Royland & Greta Jarrett, Loretta Parris, Pat Mark, Alicia Jourdan-Lopez, 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-Afghanistan; Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan.


Pastor: David Range,

Miramar UMC, 2507 Utopia Dr., Miramar, FL 33020.

Tel: 954 989 4711, Fax: 954 989 4315

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