November 4 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 Pastor Appreciation Sunday

November 4, 2012, 8:30 &11:00 a.m. services

Pastor: David Range

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


Call to Worship


*Praise & Worship                                                          


Unison Prayer      


*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).Visitors are invited to come to our Welcome Center on the Utopia Drive “front porch” after the service.


Scripture Lesson                             Mark 12:28-34


Children’s Time/Builder’s Time


*Hymn 723                                                            Shall We Gather at the River


Reception of Tithes and Offerings & Connect Cards


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

(Sunday school for ages 3-11 years. 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 and where you found or shared blessing this week


Prayer Hymn                                              O God, Our Words Cannot Express

(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 


Choir                   “Settled At the Cross”        


Sermon        “What to say when you roll out of bed”            Pastor David Range


Hymn of Preparation 614                    For the Bread Which You Have Broken 


Communion                                      The Great Thanksgiving for All Saints Day


Hymn of Commitment 545                               The Church’s One Foundation


Today’s Mission offering is for Good Samaritan Fund for local and church members’ needs. Please see the pastor if you have a need or need to refer someone. Please also contribute so that this fund can help with the food pantry or gift cards.

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday was 184


Events this week:

Tonight: Charge Conference at Hollywood Hills UMC 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.,  

Prayer Meeting 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday: Election Day in hall, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Get out and vote!

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Please read: Acts 16-25

Thursday: Choir 7:30 p.m.

Friday: NO Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m. (decorating in hall for banquet)

Saturday: Harvest Banquet at 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Next Sunday: Service of baptism, Meeting with Broward County Commissioner Barbara Sharief to help anyone with past or current mortgage problems. Please bring your mortgage coupons, any letter about being behind or any foreclosure paperwork. She will be in each service and available to meet with people between services in the Fellowship Hall.


Dates to remember for the future: 

Monday Nov. 12 Choir 7:30 p.m.

Monday Nov. 12 Trustees 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Nov. 13 Finance Committee 6:00 p.m.

Thursday Nov. 15 UMW World Thank Offering 7:00 p.m.

Saturday Nov. 17 Harvest Decoration at 6:00 p.m. Please let Roland Abel know if you have items to pick up for decoration. 

Sunday Nov. 18 Harvest Thanksgiving Services 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Please bring canned goods and other nonperishables to help our food pantry and those who the UMW will be blessing with a food basket. Children are invited to process with the food at the beginning of the service.

Monday Nov. 19 UMW sort food for baskets 6:00 p.m., 

New Realities Coaching 7:00 p.m.

Saturday Dec. 1 New Realities Deliver Summit 2-5 p.m. We need 80 to attend in order to get a wide variety of us move forward together 

Sunday Dec. 9 Home Grown Christmas Concert 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday Dec. 11 Choir 7:30 p.m.

Thursday Dec. 13 Pre School Christmas Program 7:00 p.m.

Friday Dec. 14 Youth Fellowship Christmas party 7:00 p.m.

Sunday Dec. 16 Joint service for Christmas Cantata, 10 a.m. 


The brochures for the trip to the Holy Land, Feb. 27 to March 8, 2013 are available on the back table. Interested in going? Please pick one up and see Pastor David and remember to book, you must send in a $300 deposit and by November 14 a further payment of $1500 is due.


Thanks to all who came to the Community Problems Assembly last Tuesday.

Finance report for last Sunday 

Envelopes and Loose Collection $     1885.25

Building Fund/Trustees $         62.50

Roof Repair $         87.00

Mission $       154.50


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.


Prayer Concerns: For the one who wants to get kids back, for help to deal with problems, for Evelyn and Diane, for those in the path of Hurricane Sandy, for Kathy’s sisters, for good health and peace in the world, for a family facing great troubles, for the pastor and church, for Greta Jarrett as she heals and looks forward to joining us again in worship, joy that wage theft ordinance has passed and that Commissioner Barbara Sharief was so open to our visit, for those who work hard and do not have appreciation shown to them, for the way this church works together for God’s kingdom, for those traveling to Jamaica, for Flori’s sister Luce going for surgery, for helpers for rides needed for patients receiving cancer treatment, for Marcia’s friends Tony and daughter Carla, for Velma who lost husband, for Franklin and Mazel as they travel, for Paulette going for cancer surgery, for Dalia as she travels to Honduras, for Daisy who has hurt her ankle, for Jack Gallagher who fell, for David Aitken who got “Student of the Month,” for the delight in all four seasons, joy that James Hodge is starting to eat better, for Karen taking joy in birthday and moving on from difficult times, for Melba’s family going through a difficult time.


Valda Pearce, Carolyn Kelly, Ernestine Pierce, Cynthia Henderson, Thomas McIntosh, Everline Humphreys, Rita McNeil, Beatrice Grossman, Leighton Delvaille, Deshawn Jackson, Becky Maynard, Elwood James, Norris Southwood-Smith, Scott Hoffman, Samantha & Sophie, Kevin Henry, Natalie Wright, Alvin and Phyllis Hewitt, Rev. Denzil Southwood-Smith, Royland & Greta Jarrett, Loretta Parris, Pat Mark, 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; 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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