September 4, 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 55 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for September 4, 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 545                                      The Church’s One Foundation           


*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.)

Please stand for the gospel according to Luke 14:25-35

Children’s Time

*Hymn 158                                  Praise Him, Praise Him all Ye Little Children      

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 write your prayer concerns on the green sheet and hand it to the usher

Prayer Hymn 382   Have Thine Own Way, Lord; Hymn 507 Through it All

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

astoral 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                            No price too high”                           Pastor David Range

*Hymn of Preparation 623                Here, O My Lord, I See Thee Face to Face

Holy Communion

*Hymn of Commitment 430                           O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee    

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                        

Events this week:

Today: Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast in between services. All those born in September are invited to the top table, all welcome. United Methodist Men’s meeting right after the 11:00 a.m. service. Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Labor Day, church office and preschool closed

Tuesday: Finance Committee 6:00 p.m. Ina McNeil’s house meeting (with Sharon Allen’s group) at Ina’s house, 7141 Biltmore Blvd. at 7:00 p.m. Preschool Board meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Pre School Open House “Beauty in Diversity” 6:00 p.m. Choir 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship services at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Sunday School Teacher meeting after the 11:00 a.m. service.

Looking ahead:

Monday September 12 Admin Board 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday September 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the church, Roland Abel’s house meeting

Wednesday September 14 Bible Study resumes 7:00 p.m.

Thursday September 15 United Methodist Women 7:00 p.m.

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

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 Good Samaritan Fund

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments,

Attendance for last Sunday 186

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                        $   2202.59

Building Fund/Trust                                                                               $       46.00

Roof Repair                                                                                              $       36.50

Mission                                                                                                      $     319.50                                                                                                             

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: 

Jesse and Juriel to make a successful bone marrow donation, Jude Hodge’s surgery, Jeannie procedure on toe, Mr. Johnson surgery, Florrie’s co-worker with stroke, Samuel in hospital, for soccer team to play fair, Cherry Edwards in hospital, Lorna’s uncle with stroke, Marvin’s friends mother with cancer, praise God for youth who performed 10 Commandments and dance and Leyhanna who helped them practice— that all children would know themselves to be loved, Leyhanna’s friends & family in shooting incidents, Isaiah, Gio & family & all those struggling, Donna friend who needs a heart pump/transplant, Laura Hodge to get free of pain, for those suffering from floaters in the eyes, Helene Finney & family at the passing of her mother & for the funeral on Saturday, Willard thankful for grace and sweet fellowship, for the victims of fire, flood, earthquake, tornadoes, etc., Sophia Williams for healing from pain, Adam & Alicia Ramsey as they look for a baby doctor, Val, Sonia, Pam, Dexter, Sharon, Joan, Alethea, & Dorothy to get jobs, Andre & Danyel, Denese, Ken & Esther Dillon & family, Luzda’s peace, Maria Ozuna, Olga Acevedo,  Waymon Solomon & Mimi Raye, another Mimi with cancer, Jack & family at his 91th birthday, Vivian & family, Reva, Williams & Lysinger families, Diane Unger, those undergoing chemo, Rachel with Addison’s disease, for a safe & productive school year, persecuted & dispossessed people of the world, Roger, Molly, Tavon, Stacy, Nikkie, Angie and families.

Armed Forces: HM3Adam Ramsey, Navy-Afghanistan; 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


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