September 9, 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 September 9, 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 103 Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise


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 reading of the Gospel lesson from Mark 7:24-30

Children’s Time

*Hymn 273 Jesus’ Hands Were Kind Hands

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at

*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)

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

Prayer Hymn 452 My Faith Looks Up To Thee

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.)

Sermon “Living in the Same Household” Dr. Cynthia D. Weems

South East District Superintendent

*Recessional Hymn 369 Blessed Assurance

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for BOLD Justice

Attendance for last Sunday 147

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 2265.93

Building Fund/Trust $ 55.00

Roof Repair $ 60.00

Mission $ 151.00

Save Our Sanctuary to date $ 25825.00

Events this week

Today: Sunday School resumes

Monday: Pastor Appreciation Planning meeting 7:00 p.m. Roland Abel’s BOLD Justice House meeting in Fellowship Hall 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Donna Simms’ BOLD Justice House meeting in the library 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Choir 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.

Looking ahead:

Monday Sept. 17 Ina McNeil’s BOLD Justice House meeting 7:30 p.m. at 7141 Biltmore Blvd. Miramar 33023

Wednesday Sept. 19 Joyce Hemmans’ BOLD Justice House meeting in Fellowship Hall 7:30 p.m.

Thursday Sept. 20 UMW at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 23 Youth group 4-5:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 24 Creative Worship Team, 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 25 Finance Committee 6:00, Pre School Board, 7:30 p.m

Wednesday, Sept. 26 Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 28 Square Dance 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 30 Joint 10:00 a.m. service & Hymn Sing

Monday, Oct. 1 Trustees, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 2 Bold Justice Team Assembly 7:00, PPR 7:30 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 8 Admin Council 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday to Friday Oct. 10-12 Revival with the Rev. Dr. Geraldine McClellan

Sunday, Oct. 14 Cluster Charge Conference at Hollywood Hills UMC, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m

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

During the absence of Pastor David, pastoral concerns may be shared with the church by calling 954-989-4711 or sending email to You may also call lay leaders Michael Adewumi at 954-549-0697 and Marvia Aitken at 954-684-4381. This is a time when all the members are all to minister to one another and to rejoice and use all the gifts God has given us to bless each other. “Thank you for the gift of this time away”. Pastor David

Registration is still open for 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 old. Classes started August 13.

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 Phyllis Hewett in hospital, Allison’s joy for being on her job for 1 year, for all that Grace Okerson is doing in her work in Chicago and how proud we are of her accomplishments, Bettyann’s surgery on Tuesday, for Joy and Janice who lost their mother last week , for all who are returning to school this week, for Virginia, Christine, Brenda and Arturo, for Neelah’s heart surgery, for Michael’s brother-in-law, for Tavon, Roger, Nikkie, Stacyann and Angie’s friends and family, for the Kelly family in the passing of their brother James, for Catherine Wheedleton, Mrs. Bizzell, Owen Wyman, for persecuted christians, the oppressed and downtrodden, for Mark’s problems from heart surgery, for Paulette’s family and niece undergoing surgery, for John McCain’s family, for the new president of Venezuela, for peace and love worldwide, for Mila who is 2 months old undergoing a kidney transplant, Mike Stull dealing with bladder cancer, for Millicent Gardner, Karen Frances, Christine, Virginia, Aurturo, Brenda, AJ and Jeannie and all the unspoken and unheard prayers.

Miramar United Methodist Church

2507 Utopia Drive, Miramar, FL 33023

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

Pastor David Range

Administrative Assistant Beth Davey Music Director Donna Simms

Treasurer Mario Perez Custodian Robin Ramtahal

Preschool Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

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