August 25, 2019

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 59 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for August 25, 2019-8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

As a courtesy to all, please place cell phones to silent mode.


Call to Worship


*Hymn Anniversary Hymn by Jack Gallagher




Praise & Worship


Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

(please return your visitors card to the usher when you have completed it), Birthday and Anniversary Recognition,

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.)


Scripture Second Corinthians 4:1-7


Children’s Time


Service of Baptism


*Hymn 333 I'm Gonna Sing When the Spirit Says Sing


Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at


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

(The Nursery is open in Room 11)


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


Prayer Hymn 402 Lord, I Want to Be a Christian


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.)


Sermon “Our Future Calling as the Church Turns 59 Pastor David Range


*Hymn of Commitment 399


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for Good Samaritan Fund

Attendance for last Sunday 148

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 3575.50

Building Fund/Trustees $ 33.50

Roof Repair $ 46.00

Mission $ 203.50

Events this week:

Today: New Member Sessions after each service. Soup Sale after each service

Prayer meeting 7:00 p.m.

Monday: Creative Worship Team at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir practice 7:00 p.m.

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

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. with the Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast in between. All those born in September should sit at the head table. All welcome. Sunday School resumes at the 11:00 a.m. service. United Methodist Men meet after the 11:00 a.m. service.

Looking Ahead:

Tuesday Sept. 3 Nominations Committee meet at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 6 Children’s Club meets 7-8:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 9 Trustees at 7:30 p.m. in the library, Roland Abel’s house meeting, 7:30 p.m. in the hall.

Tuesday, Sept. 10 Finance committee, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 20 Sale of Meals

Monday, Sept. 16 Admin Council at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 17 Pre School Board at 7:30 p.m. in the library, Ina McNeil’s house meeting in the sanctuary at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 19 United Methodist Women, 7:00 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 23 Joyce Hemmans house meeting in the hall at 7:30 p.m., Donna Simms house meeting in the library at 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 25 to 27 Revival! with the Rev. Dr. Geraldine McClellan, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 29 Joint service at 10:00 a.m. for the 5th Sunday of the month

Monday, Oct. 7 Breast Cancer Awareness sponsored by the UMW and Women's Healthcare & Wellness Committee of the Alpha Beta Omega Chapter

Upcoming Children’s Clubs: Fridays 7-8:30 p.m.

August 30-Square Dance, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Nov. 22, Dec. 6

Youth Group Schedule Fall 2019: Sundays 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Sept. 1, Sept. 15, Sept. 29, Oct. 13, Oct. 27, Nov. 10, Nov. 24, Dec. 8

Dear congregation, you can make donations to the church through the Vanco electronic giving system. This allows for regular giving to take place according to your preferences. You can set up your giving profile or have the church office help you to do so. Please consider this method of giving.

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.

Please pick up your September/October Upper Room Daily Devotional guide today.

Hurricane shutters panels available through Roland Abel at 954 812 7361: five which are 45” long, two which are 57”, nine that are 55”, seventeen that are 87”.

Prayer concerns:

For the Dorsett family to be filled with the Holy Spirit, for the Rev. Neville Buchanan and family as they mourn the passing of his wife Pat, Frankly & Grace traveling to Jamaica, thanking God for journeying mercies, for the sick to be healed, Helen Smith after car accident, Flori’s niece Lorna in Spain looking for a job, others looking for jobs: Vanessa, Lyanne, Karen, Ben, for the new school year, Virginia after surgery, Sonia back to heal, Brenda to recover from lung cancer, one who is having cataract surgery, thanks for vacation with family, those impacted by gun violence, Althea thankful for birthday celebrations, for the family of Ralston Gardner as they celebrate his life, those starting a new semester, preparing for an important exam, traveling mercies to job, for a homeless grandson, peace & love at home, Jennifer going through challenges, Mark’s mum Colleen Dyer in hospital, thanks for bringing the Traille family through a difficult week, for Barbara & Audrey’s brother Derrick as he drives to Connecticut, Helene Finney as she travels to NC for wedding, for one under spiritual attack, for Tom to have good results from his tests, Savannah Paige as she begins at the U. of the West Indies, Pierrette Blake as she starts a new job, for grandma & grandson Angelo as he adjusts to a new way of life, Adelle Audaim joyful for the time she had to worship with us, Northrup Simmons, Catherine Wheedleton, Armelia James, Mabel Bizzell, Alean Stephens, Donna Leland, Dexter Kelly, Irvan Marcella, Dominica reconciliation, financial health, Gwen Pickering as she becomes the sole caregiver for her mother, Norma Waithers in hospital, for Quintin to receive blessings on his birthday, Kamala Sasha Sweeting as she recovers in hospital, Harrison Grandwilliams for good results to surgery, thanksgiving for the birth of Luca, Gillian in hospital in Guatemala, for Laura Hodge at the loss of her sister, Fay Harley legs to improve, Kathie O’Brien to heal from breast cancer, persecuted Christians, Jan as she undergoes tests, Jovani Garriques as a freshman in Quincy University, for all who have lost family members, Karen Francis, Millicent Gardner Dudley Lee, Ina McNiel and their families, Ana Lilian, Jax, Gillian, Tori, Fabia, Sylvia, for Millie & families going through difficult times, for Nick to see another birthday, peace, love, for Randy’s health, for the older generation.

Miramar United Methodist Church Pastor David Range

2507 Utopia Dr. Miramar FL 33023 Tel: 954-989-4711 Fax: 954-989-4315

Choir Director Donna Simms Preschool Director Marleni Brant-Pomare,

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