November 1 2009

 Miramar United Methodist Church

Pastor David Range

Order of Worship

November 1, 2009, at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

 “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.

Please stand as you are able for items marked with asterisk*


Call to worship


Praise & Worship            #9 at 8:30 service, #6 at 11:00 service, P & W songbook            




*Hymn 711                                                                                 For All the Saints


Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

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

(Please be seated when the music starts.)


Scripture                                    John 11:32-44


Children’s Time


* Hymn 702                                                       Sing with All the Saints in Glory


Reception of Tithes and Offerings and Salty Service cards


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


Sharing Joys and Concerns


Prayer Hymn 714                                                 I Know Whom I Have Believed

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


Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer 

(during the prayers you are invited to call out the name or names of a loved one who as passed so that we may all give thanks for his or her life.)


Hymnbook 887  Affirmation from Romans 8:35, 37-39


Anthem                    Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus                                          Choir


Sermon                   Good News about Death”                       Pastor David Range


*Hymn of Preparation 462                                    ‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus


Holy Communion Great Thanksgiving for All Saints Day           (Please see insert)


*Hymn of Commitment 723                                   Shall We Gather at the River

(You are invited to come forward to pray.)


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)


Today’s Mission offering is for Good Samaritan Fund

 Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance last Sunday was 108


Events this week:

Today: Fellowship Birthday Breakfast 9:45

Today: Adult Bible Study 10:00 a.m.

Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m. at the new home of Kamla and Lance Hodgson, 1041 NW 203rd Street, Miami 33169 for a house blessing.

Tuesday: Finance Committee 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Celebration of Life, a service of thanksgiving for Wilbur Samuels in the church at 11:00 a.m.

Thursday: Choir 7:30 p.m.

Friday: Football in the field 6:00 p.m., Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m.

Friday: United Methodist Men 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: Singles Adult Ministry at 5:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: After each service you will have an opportunity to vote for the problem you would like BOLD Justice to address in the coming year: crime, homelessness, or health care. Your opinion will be brought to the Community Problems Assembly for all of Broward County on Nov. 10.


Dates to remember for the future:

Tuesday November 10 BOLD Justice Community Problems Assembly  7:30

Saturday November 21  Charge Conference, 1 p.m. at Hollywood Hills UMC

Sunday November 22 Harvest services 8:30 and 11 a.m.

Saturday, Dec. 12, Community Health Fair, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Coordinator: Valarie Christie, Committee members: Maureen Chung, Melba Smith, Ruth Earle, Eleanor Champagne, Marvia Aiken, Jennifer Turnbull, Rosemary Brookes, Althea Browne, Barbara Phillips-Bratton, Sheila Riley, Greta Jarrett.


Finance report for Last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                               $ 1691.85

Building Fund/Trustees               $   104.50

Roof Repair                               $   174.50

Mission                                                                                                                 $  185.00


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.

We are invited to join the Census 2010 Expo at Tree Tops Park, Thursday Nov. 5 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and meet George Grandy, Jr., Regional Director of the U.S. Census Bureau. Find out what is available to promote the 2010 Census, network with members of the Complete Count Committee. This will be held in the Oak Ridge Auditorium Hall, 3900 SW 100th Ave., Davie. Please see the poster on the bulletin board.


The Singles Adult Ministry will be having a meeting in the Fellowship Hall , Saturday Nov. 7 at 5:00 p.m. All members are urged to attend so further plans can be made for the Community Health Fair scheduled to take place Dec. 12.


The November/December Upper Room and Pockets devotional magazines are now available. Suggested contribution is $1.00.


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.


Roland Abel and family wish to express sincere thanks to the Miramar UMC family for their prayers, cards, words of comfort and other support on the recent passing of his brother John.


Thanks to all who brought much needed baby supplies for the Traveling Bassinet. The UMW appreciates your help and looks forward to your continued support in the future. For more information about this program go to or call 954 765 0550.


Also, all are invited to carry invitations to our church, and to our special events like the upcoming Community Health Fair in December. Do this in your neighborhood by encouraging those you know best, indeed, those who know you best, to join us for worship, mission and the justice ministries we are about.


. 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         


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,,








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