October 14, 2018

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 57 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship October 14, 2018 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 101 From All That Dwell


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.)

Please stand for the gospel of Luke 15:11-32

Children’s Time


Hymn 380 There's Within My Heart a Melody

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at miramarumc.org)

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

(The Nursery is available in Room 11. Get the key from Donna if you need to use it)

Commission BOLD Justice Network Members

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

Prayer Hymn 361 Rock of Ages

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 the preacher for prayer and the next step.)

Anthem Sweet By And By Medley Choir

Sermon “The Generous Father’s Grace for Two Insulting Sons”

Pastor David Range

Hymn of Commitment 175 Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for Women in Distress

Attendance for last Sunday 195

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 4361.20

Building Fund/Trust $ 91.00

Roof Repair $ 183.00

Mission $ 126.00

Save Our Sanctuary to date $ 26348.00

Bulletins today are given by Alicia Jourdan Lopez in memory of Don Lopez

Events this week

Today: Cluster Charge Conference at Hollywood Hills UMC 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: UMW Cancer Awareness Meeting 7:00p.m., Choir 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Children’s Club 7-8:30 p.m.

Saturday: Men gather for cleaning Utopia and Tarpon Drives in our Adopt-A-Street campaign, and to work in the parsonage back yard. 7:00 a.m. start!

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m., New Member Sessions after each service in Pastor’s office after he greets people at the door. Youth Group 4-5:30

Looking ahead:

Tuesday Oct. 23 Community Meeting at 7:00 p.m. for those who live around the church.

Sunday Oct. 28 Pastor Appreciation Sunday, joint service at 10:00 a.m.

Tuesday Oct. 30 BOLD Justice Community Problems Assembly at St. Helene’s RC Church, 441 & Oakland Park Blvd. 7:00 p.m.

Saturday Nov. 3 UMW Annual Conference in Lakeland FL

Tuesday Nov. 6 Election Day. Look up at www.registertovoteflorida.gov (Vote by mail and vote early Oct 22 – Nov 4) Look at sample ballot here-https://www.browardsoe.org/Voter-Information/Sample-Ballot

Sunday, Nov. 11 Veterans Day and candle lighting to remember the saints, 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Sunday, Nov. 18 Harvest Thanksgiving services 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Thursday Nov. 22 Branches & our church serve Thanksgiving meals

Upcoming Children’s Clubs Fridays 7-8:30 p.m.: October 19, November 2, 16, 30, December 14

Upcoming Youth Group Sundays 4-5:30 p.m. October 21, November 4, 18 (to help pack baskets) November 25, December 9.

Pre School Dates for October: 16 World Food Day, 25 Read for the Record, 26 Breast Cancer Awareness Day, 29-11/9 Food Drive to help the church with Thanksgiving baskets, November: 2 Fall Festival Party, Career Week Nov. 5-9

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

Feb. 11-21 trip to Israel. Please speak to Pastor David if you would like to go, or follow the brochure’s directions for booking in order to pay your deposit.

We are planning to provide 300 warm meals on Thanksgiving in cooperation with Branches. If you would like to volunteer to help in the preparation or work on the morning of Thanksgiving please contact Allison Feurtado at 954-483-3792 or fill in the insert and put it in the offering.

Up to $8,200 in training dollars is available from CareerSource Broward so that you can move into a high demand occupation. For more info please see the bulletin board or http://ita.careersourcebroward.com or call 954 967 1010

Registration is ongoing at the Pre School. Please contact the director Marleni Brant-Pomare at 954-981-9269. We are still accepting registration for children ages 2 to 5 years.

Sunshine Theatre presents “Something Fishy” Saturday October 27, Everglades High School, 8:00 p.m. Ticket $35. Contact Allison Feurtado-954-483-3792-for more info.

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.

If you need anything during the service please contact one of the ushers, who will be wearing a multicolored stole/scarf. Please do not bring food or drinks into the sanctuary unless absolutely necessary. Thank you.

Prayer concerns from last week: For our families and friends, for our nation that peace may overcome war & love overcome hate, for the healing of our land, that our elected officials will seek God’s face and ask his for a sense of direction, for those seeking employment, for children to overcome the challenges they face in schools, those effected by the disasters in Haiti, Sandra Garland to recover, PSAT test takers, Joel in his terminal illness, Cathy Lake & Waymon Solomon & Jumpp family traveling mercies, Bishop Everald Galbraith as he recovers from knee pain, Lily’s brother Oswald and her children and grandchildren that they may draw closer to God, Dr. McMorris in chemo treatment, Maud Gray as she undergoes surgery, Vilma as she takes a break, Suzette, Colleen, Nakia, Natalie, Trevor, for guidance and a financial breakthrough, Catherine Wheedleton, Mabel Bizzell, Little Jake Settembrino about to have surgery, Trudy Lawton, James & Laura Hodge and their family, Dorothy Richardson, Mazie Morris, healing for victims of sexual assault, healing for Mike Stull, Sheri Berman, Harrison Grandwilliams, patience, strength for caregivers Martha, Maria Jose, Jacque, Eric Hunter, John Brown, Alexis Chen, Aeon as he goes for a job interview, Devone & other youth, Charles Griffin Sr. Brenda, Virginia, Mike, AJ and Jeannie, Ms. Gorka, Florrie to heal and work at school, Indonesia who are victims of natural disasters, Tavon, Roger, Nikkie, Staceyann, friends and family, thanks for learning to forgive, Michell Spence as she undergoes surgery, Ore Jean Henry, Loretta Roach, victims of social assault who are victimized again when they speak out, those who mourn for Gary Vaughan, Eileen Bucci, Carolyn Joseph, Japan, Karen’s uncle Braford, Sonia, Dexter, Joan, Sharon, Dr. Katie, Curtis, Saahna, Nadage, Denese & Dorothy, Karen Francis, Millicent Gardner & family, Rosemarie Nicholas, Shirley Gregg Leonce, Debbie McLune, Melba Smith, for troops & their families, persecuted Christians, displaced, abandoned, mentally ill, Millie & family, Ina & family, Mabel Morris in hospice

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

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

miramarumc.org mirumeth@bellsouth.net mirumeth@gmail.com

Pastor David Range Admin Assistant Beth Davey Music Director Donna Simms

Treas Mario Perez Cust Robin Ramtahal Preschool Dir Marleni Brant-Pomare


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