April 17 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 April 17, 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 (Family of God)                          I Will Sing of My Redeemer


*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 754 (Psalm 23)

Please stand for the gospel according to John 10:22-42

Children’s Time/Builder’s Time     

*Hymn (CH)                                                         Jesus wants Me for a Sunbeam  

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

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 367                                                                           He Touched Me

(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                          ‘If That Isn’t Love’                                                   Choir                                                 

Sermon                            “Part of the flock”                            Pastor David Range

*Hymn of Commitment 368                                                         My Hope is Built 

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                                

Today’s Mission offering is for Women in Distress

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday 153

Events this week:

Today: Bible Study with Pastor Garnes at 10:00 a.m., Book Fair after each service, Head Ushers meeting 12:30 p.m.,  Confirmation class 4-5:30, Youth Fellowship 6:00 p.m. Prayer Meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Local Team meeting 6:30 p.m., Creative Worship Team 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday:  Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

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

Friday: Children’s Club 7-8:30 p.m.

Saturday: Tutoring in the Fellowship Hall 9:00 a.m.

Saturday:  Sunday School & VBS helper meeting in the hall at 11:00 a.m.

Next Sunday: Worship 8:30 & 11:00, New Member Session after each service, Stop Hunger Now packing event at Hollywood Hills UMC starting at 3:00 p.m. The first 10 volunteers to sign up and be willing to contribute $40 each will be able to go. You must see Pastor David to sign up. This is especially good for youth needing service hours. Youth Fellowship 6 - 7:30 p.m. (bring your video games!), Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Looking ahead:

Sunday May 1 Confirmation Sunday

Wednesday May 4 Bold Justice Follow-up-Action for Senior Housing Improvements at 7:00 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 580 Indian Trace - Weston, FL  33326 (954) 384-9096

Sunday May 22 Recognition of Graduates. Please see Donna Simms

Monday May 30 Memorial Day picnic in the field from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday June 7 Bold Justice Celebration

June 20 to 24 Vacation Bible School 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

June 27-July 2 Summer Camp in Leesburg/Fruitland Park. See Pastor David

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                $  3435.00

Building Fund/Trust                                                                      $      42.00

Roof Repair                                                                                      $    165.50

Mission (Apportionments)                                                           $    278.50

Bulletins today are given in loving memory of Jean Allison Garnes from the Garnes/Henry/Minott Families

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:  Jeannie joyful after recovering from a fall, Florrie joyful about improving hand, Donya work discrimination, Jessica as she travels and for her brother to continue to respond well to chemo, school children as they begin testing, AnaLillian’s brother Beto, and Batista & April, Pat’s friend to have quick resolution in court, Gwen’s sister as she comes out of stroke, Donna’s cousin Billy and his father Bill, Phillis with health issues happy to be able to come out today/for stress relief, Laura as she deals with pain especially whether to decide on surgery, Tony with cancer, Vivian, troops & families, Val, Sonia, Alethea, Joan, Pam, Dorothy, Andre & Danyel, Alicia as she travels, Patricia, Alyssa & family, Denise, Tasha & Lorretta & family, peace, health, strength, courage, Dorothy Grant with cancer and nearby church to help, Joy & Warren & family, Wilma Williams & family, Raverly’s friend Janet for healing.

US Armed Forces: HM3Adam Ramsey, Navy-Afghanistan; Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan; A.J. Daley, Army; Andre Minott , Navy

Miramar United Methodist Church

2507 Utopia Dr. Miramar, FL 33023

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


Email: mirumeth@bellsouth.net,

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Pastor David Range

Music Director Donna Simms

Treasurer Mario Perez

Administrative Assistant Beth Davey

Pre School Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

Custodian Ravindra ‘Robin’ Ramtahal


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