September 11, 2016

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 56 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for September 11, 2016 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 (please stand as you are able)                        

*Processional Hymn 101                                                       From All That Dwell


*Praise and 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.)

Responsive Reading 746-747 (Psalm 14)

Please stand for the gospel according to Luke 15:1-10

Children’s Time

*Hymn (Great Hymns of Faith)                       There's Within My Heart  Melody  

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at

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

(Sunday School for ages 3-11. The Nursery is open in Room 11, for children needing to be settled)

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

Prayer Hymn 351                                                                                 Pass Me Not

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

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 Pastor David for prayer and the next step.)

Anthem                                 Sinner Saved by Grace                                       Choir

Sermon                       God Never Gives Up”                           Pastor David Range

*Hymn of Commitment 577                                God of Grace and God of Glory

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                    

Events this week:

Today: Bible Study with Pastor Garnes, 10:00 a.m., Sunday School Teacher meeting after the 11:00 a.m. service.

Tonight: Youth Fellowship 4:00 p.m. Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Admin Board 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Roland Abel’s house meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the church.

Wednesday: Bible Study resumes 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: United Methodist Women 7:00 p.m. Choir 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship services at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. United Methodist Men meet after the 11 a.m. service

Looking ahead:

Sunday September 18 at 6:00 p.m. Pre-Revival Prayer meeting/Inspiration for Revival service with Pastor Michael Anderson

Monday September 19 at 7:00 p.m. Joyce Hemman’s house meeting

Tuesday September 20 at 7:00 p.m. Donna Simms’ house meeting

Friday September 23 Square Dance 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Sunday September 25, guest preacher, the Rev. Katie Lineberger, new campus minister through the Wesley Foundation of Greater Miami, who will share with us along with some students who are a part of the ministry.

Sunday September 25 Town Hall meeting with Bishop Ken Carter, 6:00 p.m. at Christ UMC, 4845 NE 25th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale.

Monday September 26 Trustees meeting, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday September 27 PPR meeting, 7:30 p.m.

October 5,6,7 Revival meetings with Rev. Dr. Geraldine McClellan.

Tuesday Oct. 18 Community Problems Assembly, Merrill UMC 3900 State Rd. 7 Lauderdale Lakes 7:30 p.m.

Saturday November 12 Fall Banquet, buy your tickets now from Fay Harley or Vicki Weller

Sunday December 4, Christmas Concert at 6:00 p.m.

Our members Jennifer Turnbull and Roy Crooks are offering their services as notary for free to our church. Call Jennifer at 954-684-5843 and Roy at 305-624-1716 or 305-725-2269 or bring your documents to worship and they can see you after the service.

Please attend one of the House Meetings in order to be a part of the Listening Process for BOLD Justice as we begin the move toward the Community Problems Assembly October 18, the Rally, and the Nehemiah Action.

Merrill UMC invites everyone to a 60th Anniversary celebratory concert featuring John T of WAVS 1170 AM radio, Saturday September 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Plantation High School, 6901 16th St. Sunrise. Pre-sale tickets $30, $35 at the door. Call the church office at 954-731-2323 for more information. Tickets also available in our church office.

Upper Rooms for September-October are now available on the back table.

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for BOLD Justice

Attendance for last Sunday 183

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                  $   3770.56

Building Fund/Trust                                                                         $       54.50

Roof Repair                                                                                         $     153.50

Mission                                                                                                 $   1128.50                                                                                                                     

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. 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: 

Clayton Nicholson-heart & kidney recipient, that his body will not reject the new organs, Pat Mark, Angela Grant’s mother in ICU, Sophia, Roseanne & Rosie Douglas, Johnson family, Mona, Corey Tindal & teammates, reunion with son, Williams & Lysinger families, Minnie’s new grandchild, Yvonne & Michel strength & healing, Naketa undergoing new treatment, Antony recovering from surgery, Diane Unger & other chemo patients, lower back pain, those making bomb threats and the schools that are effected, Gio & family traveling, families working with doctors, thanks that Alicia Ramsey could find a doctor so quickly, Lovell McKenzie, praise for Jude’s & Jeannie’s surgery going well,  UMW spiritual retreat, chronic pain in hands, flood & hurricane victims, granddaughter/son healing, Randy to find job, Jonathan peace, Florrie’s co-workers, those looking for work, those battling terminal illnesses, family challenges, Ann Taylor, Margaret Brown & family who have experienced death of cousin & uncle, Dennis & Karen Frances, Becky Louter, Peaches, Roger, Tavon, Nikki, Angie & families, healing from cold, Pinnock family, Jean, victim families of gun crimes, Lester Monteith in hospital, Dorothy Grey Roye, Millicent Gardner, Rosemary Nicholas, Loretta & family, oppressed, downtrodden, displaced, abused, marginalized, children & elderly, Ina & family, thanks for Pet reaching home safely.

Armed Forces: Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan; A.J. Daley, Army; Andre Minott, Navy; all the soldiers on board the USS Warrior, Sasebo, Japan. 

Miramar United Methodist Church 2507 Utopia D r. Miramar, FL 33023  

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Pastor David Range Administrative Assis. Beth Davey Music Director Donna Simms

Treasurer Mario Perez Custodian Robin Ramtahal

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