December 31, 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 57 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for December 31, 2017 10:00 a.m. service

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

Call to Worship (please stand as you are able)                          

*Hymn 246                                                                                  Joy to the World


*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.)

Scripture                                         Galatians 4:4-7

Children’s Time

*Hymn 240                                                             Hark the Herald Angels 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 219                                                                      What Child is This

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                                         Ring the Bells                                             Choir

Sermon           “Getting it Right in the Coming Year”             Pastor David Range

*Recessional Hymn 251                                             Go Tell It on the Mountain

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                    

Today’s Mission offering is for FLUMC Children’s Home

Next Sunday’s is for

Attendance for last Sunday 228

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                       $   2688.66

Building Fund/Trust                                                                             $        70.00

Roof Repair                                                                                            $         97.00

Mission                                                                                                    $       329.00

Save Our Sanctuary to date                                                              $     3182.80

Events this week:

Tonight: Watch Night Service starting at 10:30 pm.  and ending at midnight with “We shall overcome” and refreshments in the Fellowship Hall.

Next Sunday: Covenant services with Holy Communion at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Youth group at 4:00 p.m.

Have a Happy New Year!

Looking ahead:

Wednesday, January 10 Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Sunday January 14, Confirmation Class 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Bold Justice Dates for 2018:

Tuesday March 20 Rally Monday,

April 23 Nehemiah Action

Tuesday May 22 Justice Ministry Celebration

Let’s visit the Florida UMC Children’s Home in Enterprise FL on March 17, 2018. Speak to Sharon Allen if you are interested.

Today is the last day to buy bulbs for the Wreath.

Bulletins today are given by Veta Service in memory of Mom, Dad, my sisters and my nephew

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.     

The Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast will be little different beginning Jan. 7 but all are still invited and encouraged to come and share a continental style breakfast, supplemented with donated hot dishes. If you would like to offer a dish please speak to new coordinators Maureen Chung (cell 305 469 2954 or or Bettyanne Gallagher (954 240 8543 or We need a coordinator for food contributions from those who attend the 11 a.m. service and who come to the breakfast. Thanks to coordinator Althea Browne and all who have made it possible these many years, come help build up the fellowship of the church!

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: Jeannie Grossman at the loss of her sister to a stroke last Sunday and for Karen’s family, Flori joyful over Jonathan’s surprise visit, travel, Ruth Earle with a cold, Judith Pierre-Okerson joy at mom turning 87, and the family of one of her students who passed, Cheryl Sotolongo’s neighbor who should give birth to twins soons, Donna Simms thankful for Joey being born Friday, Vinessa’s son Joel as he battles illness and she supports him, Willard’s daughter’s surgery and the family of Edgar Dawson who passed, Vanessa and Kyle as they travel, Ken Dillon, Pam McFarlane, Annette James, Eula Fahie Romero reminding to pray for out children’s faith, Ben Walter-Range as he goes in for surgery (which went well, thank you for your prayers__Pastor David)

US Armed Forces: LaShawn Knight, Army; A.J. Daley, Army; Andre Minott, Navy

Miramar United Methodist Church 2507 Utopia Drive, Miramar, FL 33023  

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

Pastor David Range Administrative Assistant Beth Davey

Music Director Donna Simms Treasurer Mario Perez

Custodian Robin Ramtahal, Pre-School Director Marleni Brant-Pomare


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