July 28, 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 July 28, 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 103 Immortal, Invisible




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.)


Please stand for the reading of the Gospel lesson from John 1:1-13


Children’s Time


*Hymn 156 I Love to Tell the Story


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


*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 130 God Will Take Care of You


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.)


Hymn 349 Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus


Sermon “What's In A Name? Marvia Aitken


*Hymn of Commitment 337 Only Trust Him


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 142

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 4283.25

Building Fund/Trustees $ 58.50

Roof Repair $ 360.00

Mission $ 218.50

Events this week:

Today: Prayer meeting 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. The Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast is postponed until August 18

Looking Ahead:

Sunday August 11 there will be a meeting of the Pastor Appreciation planning committee in the library immediately after the 11:00 a.m. service

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, and then a repast back at the church.

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

Pastor is going on vacation and will not be here Sundays July 28, August 4 & 11. Local preachers will be conducting the services. On the first Sunday of August there will be a Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast but the Holy Communion service will have to be postponed until Pastor David is back and will be held 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.

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. Related image Please ignore these requests and do not answer in any way… and pray for the perpetrators

The Consulate General of Jamaica has invited us to the service of thanksgiving for Jamaica’s 57th Anniversary of Independence with the Diaspora Community and friends at Faith Center, 5555 NW 95th Ave., Sunrise, 33351 on Sunday August 4 at 4:00 p.m.

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:

The family of Shirley Gregg-Leonce who passed away last night, Dorothy’s friend Cherry, Dudley Lee as he recovers from open heart surgery, Joanne Rutland to see the world clearly, for the Jamaican national basketball team and Josh Minott as they participate in international competition, Ruth & Ruthlyn as they travel to Jamaica, Judith Pierre Okerson as she goes for eye surgery, Jeannie & AJ Grossman and others grieving, Rosemarie, Pastor Garnes, Browne family, Millicent Gardner & family, for peace to prevail, research on cancer to succeed more often, Janessa & Jakai’s grandmother to get over pancreatitis, Giovanna to Jamaica, Pat Mark happy to have family home but praying for sister and others with mental illness, Janet Hansby’s grandson Maurice to heal, Rebecca, Tialine, Nathalie for healing, Pam, Sonia, Dexter, Joan, Cherry, Brian, Sharon, Dr. Katie, Curtis, Denese, Dorothy as she settles into a new job, Ana Lilian, Tori, Linda, Carol, Luz, Jax, Debbie, Karen Francis & family, Rosemary Barnett, Grace & Rick & family, those celebrating birthdays, Fay Harley & family, Elliott family on the loss of Shirley, Megan thankful for depression lifting, Nickese, Shanaize, Craig, blessings on all the children.

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

Pastor David Range

Tel: 954-989-4711 Fax: 954-989-4315 miramarumc.org mirumeth@gmail.com

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