August 6, 2017

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 56 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for August 6, 2017 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 577                                       God of Grace and God of Glory                                                                     

Opening Prayer

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 from Matthew 14:13-21

Children’s Time

*Hymn 415 (Family of God)                                                                     At Calvary

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, for children needing to be settled)

Sharing Joys & Concerns- please fill out the green forms & return them to the ushers.

Hymn 396                                                                        O Jesus, I Have Promised     

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               “The Benefits of Trusting in Christ”            Pastor David Range

Hymn of Preparation 640                                                              Take Our Bread

Holy Communion

Recessional Hymn 64                                                                  Holy, Holy, Holy                    

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                    

Events this week:

Today: Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast in between. All who celebrate a birthday in August will sit at the head table. Everyone is welcome!

Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday: Nurture & Worship Committee, 7:30 p.m.

August 11-13: Ebenezer UMC Women Empowered Conference. See below and  bulletin board for further information.

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

Looking ahead:

Thursday August 24 Choir practice resumes

Sunday August 27 New Members Sessions after each service

Monday August 28 Creative Worship Team 7:00 p.m.

Friday September 1, Square Dance 7:00-11:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Bring a snack to share

Tuesday September 19 Nurture & Worship Committee 7:30 p.m.

News from the Pre-School:

Open registration for the upcoming school year on now! Space is now only available for VPK and 3 year-olds.

Jamaica Consul General Franz Hall invites us to celebrate the nation’s 55th anniversary of independence today, August 6 at 4:00 p.m. at the Faith Center,     5555 NW 95th Ave., Sunrise, 33351. The Most Reverend Charles Dufour, Archbishop Emeritus of Kingston will be the guest preacher.

The church is looking for some videographers/photographers to record our events for the website and a promotional video. If you would be interested in serving in this way please speak to Pastor David.

Special thanks and appreciation to everyone who contributed to Vacation Bible School in cash and kind and with your time. Looking forward to your support for years to come.

The Ebenezer UMC invites all to its annual Women’s Empowerment Conference, themed ‘Women Empowered for the Transformation of the World’, August 11-13. Cost for the event is $50 adult/$10 youth. Cost includes all conference materials and meals. Contact Ms. Toni at 786 295 8764 or at Or the church office at 305 635 7413 or See flyers & registration form on back table

Initial plans are in the works for a trip to the Florida UMC Children’s Home in Enterprise and from there visit historic St. Augustine in Jacksonville. This will be a three-day trip and accordingly hotel and transportation costs will apply. There are package deals available but we need to have an idea of the level of interest before making firm plans. Please see Sophia to indicate your interest and for further details.

Today’s Mission offering is for Good Samaritan Fund

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday 135

Bulletins today are given by Sylvia Clunie & family in memory of Lars Clunie, a dear husband & father.

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                  $   1766.61

Building Fund/Trust                                                                         $      17.00

Roof Repair                                                                                       $       23.00

Mission                                                                                              $     164.00                                                           

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: For Jillian’s health, for Scott Hoffman’s heartbeat to be regularized, traveling mercies for Teneshia as she travels to Jamaica next week, thanks to God for keeping her during time of transition, prayers for the Cutts family and for Alonzo & Barron, for the Hodge family especially Keisha, for traveling mercies for James & Laura, for Juliet traveling to Jamaica, for guidance and traveling mercies for Felix as he leaves for college, peace for Angie’s family members & friend – Roger, Taron, Nikkie, for Laurence Jeffrey who lost his job, for Delroy & his wife Mary Martin-both ill in England, for Malaika in the hospital, for God’s guidance and protection for Devone & Gio, for the relief of Jeannie’s back pain & nose-bleed and for Marvin, Betty, Shirley, Virginia & Lorena, for Jasmine Dorsett & family, the Jones family, Roger Pierce, Mabel Bizzell, the Barker family, for Edgar, Deesa, Mercedes, Joseph, for health & strength, for the mercy of God on all that we do, for knowledge understanding & wisdom, for those looking for jobs, God’s mercy on Folosade Adewumi, for all who suffer at the hands of others, for all sick and shut-ins, for Karen & Dennis Francis, Ralston & Millicent Gardner, Margaret Browne & family, Rosemarie Nicholas. Thanks to God for life, being 19 years and feeling very blessed, for my family and for doing well in my new school, for answering prayers, for being able to come to church, for Josh earning a final A grade in biblical studies class this summer, for blessing Lauren, for blessing Shaun, Jessica & Maliya and for Jessica’s promotion and Shaun getting a job that he loves in his field, for saving Sharon.

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 Church2507 Utopia D r. Miramar, FL 33023  

Tel: 954-989-4711 Email:  

Pastor David Range Administrative Assistant Beth Davey

Music Director Donna Simms Treasurer Mario Perez Custodian Robin Ramtahal,

Pre-School Dir. Marleni Pomare

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