August 4, 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 58 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for August 4, 2019-8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

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

Call to Worship


*Hymn 73 O Worship the King




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.)


Children’s Time


*Hymn 365 Grace Greater than Our Sin

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 (AA Hymnal) At Calvary


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.)


Scripture Ephesians 2:1-10


Hymn of Preparation Your Grace and Mercy


Sermon “God’s Grace and Mercy Joyce Hemmans


*Hymn of Commitment 378 Amazing Grace


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for Good Samaritan Fund

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday 125

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 1857.75

Building Fund/Trustees $ 26.00

Roof Repair $ 28.50

Mission $ 280.50

Events this week:

Today: Prayer meeting 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Meeting of the Pastor Appreciation planning committee in the library immediately after the 11:00 a.m. service

Looking Ahead:

Services for Shirley Gregg-Leonce, who passed away July 20 are: visitation and viewing on Friday, August 16 from 2 to 5:00 p.m. and from 7 to 9:00 p.m. During the latter time period there will be a service of thanksgiving which will include a time when all are welcome to share a word about Shirley. There will be limited opportunities for sharing the next day at the funeral so please come on Friday if you would like to say something to the congregation at Joseph A. Scarano Funeral Home at 9000 Pines Blvd, at the southeast corner of Pines and Douglas Road.

The funeral will be on Saturday, August 17 at 11:00 a.m. in our sanctuary, followed by the burial. Information on the repast will be announced as it becomes available.

Sunday August 18 Worship services at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. with Holy Communion. Birthday Recognition Fellowship breakfast between services

Monday August 19 PPR committee at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday August 22 Choir practice resumes 7:00 p.m.

Sunday August 25 New Member Sessions after each service.

Monday August 26 Creative Worship Team at 7:00 p.m.

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

Pastor is on vacation. He will be back Sunday August 18. Local preachers will conduct the services while he’s away. The Holy Communion service is postponed until Pastor David is back on August 18. Thank you for your understanding.Our preschool has spaces now and for the new school year starting August 14. If you would like to register a child, or encourage someone you know to register their child, please contact the director Marleni Brant-Pomare at 954-981-9269 or drop by the office.

In a call to action from the United Methodist Immigration Task Force, General Board of Church and Society, General Board of Global Ministries, and United Methodist Women leaders in our denomination express deep concern for migrants, especially the children who are separated from their parents. We are invited to let our voices be heard. You may give to the Advance # 3022144 and look on UMCOR-Global Migration,, for further information. We are also encouraged to join the action plan set forth on

This week a number of people in the church have received messages that are apparently from Pastor David’s cell phone. Please be aware that this is an attempted scam and that pastor has not had any role in sending these messages. Please ignore these requests and do not answer in any way… and pray for the perpetrators

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 July/August 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 Patrick McDonald and Family, Jeannie and her husband making the right decisions, all grandchildren still here, and those leaving after visiting during the summer, Grace Bailey who passed away this week, Pam’s daughter-in-law doing better, for Christine’s friend with cancer, travelling mercies for all our college students leaving for school and for all others coming home from vacations and for Dornicia leaving to relocate this week.

Miramar United Methodist Church Pastor David Range 2507 Utopia Dr. Mir., FL 33023 Tel: 954-989-4711 Fax: 954-989-4315

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