September 23 2012


             Miramar United Methodist Church

Celebrating 52 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 September 23, 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                                                          


Opening Prayer      


*Hymn 116                                                              The God of Abraham Praise


Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

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


Responsive Reading 857                     (Psalm 145:8-21)


Children’s Time/Builder’s Time


*Hymn 103                                             Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise


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 128                                     He Leadeth Me: O Blessed Thought

(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 




Sermon      “The problem with 'Hail Mary' moments”        Pastor David Range 


Hymn of Commitment 733                                                       Marching to Zion

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)



Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for Florida UMC Children’s Home

Attendance for last Sunday was 136


Events this week:

Today: Bible Study with Pastor Garnes 10:00 a.m.

Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m. New Members Session 7:00 p.m.

Monday: New Realities Coaching 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Please read: Luke 9:1-36, Matthew 14:22-36,John 9, Mark 5:1-20, John 11

Thursday: Choir 7:30 p.m.

Friday: Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: Square Dance 7:30 p.m.

Next Sunday: Joint Service at 10 a.m. and Kid’s Birthday Club, followed by a Youth Fellowship trip to Cokesbury UMC, 1801 NW 65th Ave., Margate, for the Ohhh...lympics--games for all.


Dates to remember for the future

Monday Oct. 1 Roland Abel’s Bold Justice House Meeting 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Oct. 2 Joyce Hemmans Bold Justice House Meeting 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday Oct. 3 Jeannie Grossman’s Bold Justice House Meeting 7 p.m.

Oct. 12-14 Revival: "The Power of Truth “with Minister Todd Procaccini. Friday & Saturday, 7:00 p.m.  Sunday 6:30 p.m. 

Monday Oct. 8 PPR 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Oct. 9 Finance 6:00 p.m.

Monday Oct. 22 New Realities Coaching 7:00 p.m.

Sunday Oct. 28 Joint 10:00 a.m. service for Pastor’s Appreciation

Monday Oct. 29 Admin Council 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Oct. 30 Bold Justice Community Problems Assembly 7:30

Saturday, November 3 New Realities Design Summit from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday November 4 Daylight Savings time ends, Charge Conference at Hollywood Hills UMC 3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 10 Harvest Banquet 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Monday Nov. 19 New Realities Coaching 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 1 New Realities Deliver Summit from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. 

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

Monday Dec. 10 New Realities 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Friday Dec. 14 Pre School Christmas Program 7:00 p.m.

Sunday Dec. 16 Joint service for Christmas Cantata, 10:00 a.m.


Finance report for last Sunday 

Envelopes and Loose Collection $     3253.35

Building Fund/Trustees $         67.50

Roof Repair $         69.50

Mission $       197.00


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. 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.


The church received a card from the family of Samuel Mikell Phillips thanking us for sharing memories, support and love after his passing. Signed by Sylvie Moreno


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.


Prayer Concerns: For Beatrice Grossman to do well in hospital, for Ineta Gordon to heal from her fall, for the troops to be protected overseas, for Michael undergoing cancer treatment, for Celeste to rest and heal, for Kisma to overcome cancer, for Alfred and Jessica as they travel to Alfred’s father’s funeral, for the family of Pastor Garnes’ sister-in-law Joyce who passed this last week, for Cynthia Henderson to heal, for Audrey Frank’s hip to heal, for Annette’s sister Leah Alfred, for Clive Henry thankful for the 5 years he has had since being electrocuted, for Rudolph Stewart to do well with his knee, for Marcia’s patient Norma going to hospice and her children Jerry and Enid, for Greta as she travels to Vanessa’s ceremony in Atlanta, for Hyacinth to do well with her diabetes and breathing, for those killed in the middle east this past week, Tony Sharpe thankful for his mother’s love and management of the house, Marvia thankful for God’s mercies and provision, Daisy thankful for 5 year job in in Keys and seeing first great grandchild and for Mr. and Mrs. Edwards, for Esther and Kenneth going through difficult times.


Carolyn Kelly, Ernestine Kelly, 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-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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