May 16 2012


Miramar United Methodist Church

Celebrating 52 years of Ministry!

MUMC, 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

Order of Worship for Third Sunday in Advent

December 16, 2012, 10:00 a.m. service for the Christmas Cantata

Pastor: David Range

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


Call to Worship


Lighting of the Advent Candle


*Praise & Worship                                                          




Hymn 213                                                                                Lift up your heads                                                              


Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Registration of Attendance, Announcements, *Sharing the Spirit (Please be seated when the music starts).Visitors are invited to come to our Welcome Center on the Utopia Drive “front porch” after the service.


Lesson                                        Matthew 2:1-12


Children’s Time/Builder’s Time


*Hymn 197                                                                                     Ye Who Claim                                                                                       


Reception of Tithes and Offerings & Connect Cards


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

(Sunday school for ages 3-11 years. The Nursery is available in Room 11, where the service can be viewed and heard by parents with children needing to be settled.)


Sharing Joys & Concerns and where you have shared or found blessings


Prayer Hymn 196                                            Come Thou Long Expected Jesus                                                                                      

(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.)


Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer


The Christmas Cantata

 “Silent Night, Holy Night”

Love’s Pure Light Opener: Silent Night! Holy Night!

Let There Be Light

My Soul Magnifies The Lord


Tell The World

Infant Holy Medley

What Christmas Really Means

Tell of His Wonder Finale


Today’s Mission offering is for BOLD Justice

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday was 147


Events this week:

Today: Bible Study with Pastor Garnes 10:00 a.m.,

Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday: MUMC Bold Justice Team meeting check in 6:30, Choir practice 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday to Saturday Pastor David will be away at his son Ben’s graduation. For pastoral care please call Lay Leader Joyce Hemmans at 954-701-8824

Next Sunday: New Members session at 7 p.m.


Dates to remember for the future:

Monday Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Service 7:30 p.m.

Sunday Dec. 30 Joint 10 a.m. service, followed by Kid’s Birthday Club

Monday Dec. 31 Watchnight service 10:30 p.m. followed by refreshments

Tuesday Feb. 26 Bold Justice RALLY 7:30 p.m.

Monday March 18 Bold Justice Nehemiah ACTION 7:30 p.m.

July 1-6 Summer Camp at Warren Willis Campground


Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 2426.49

Building Fund/Trustees $           84.50

Roof Repair $              74.50

Mission $         147.00   


Bulletins today are given by Marvia Aitken: “Happy birthday to my lovely Sophia on her 10th birthday. May God bless her always and may she acknowledge God’s presence always”.


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.



Summer Camp in December!!! No, we are not going now but it is time to think of saving for it. What a great idea for a Christmas gift to our youth. We intend on going July 1 to 6 and the cost is $390, so let’s get started on planning to have a large group there.


Joys and Concerns: Alicia thankful for prayers and UMW support as she gets over her flu, for Dorothy’s coworker Donna who has suffered a stroke, for Randy’s interview Tuesday, for Quane and his peers at the loss of his classmate’s mother violently, for Jessima as she travels, for Ruth’s cousin Joyce who lost her 24 year old son in a car accident, for Andrew, Nicholas and Corey who lost their grandfather, for good test results in school and the Heat to win, for Nelson having a tough time in hospital, for Jenna as she heals and those who commit crimes against companies and endangering the work force, for Kathy and her family as they mourn Cynthia, for Alvin Hewitt in hospital, for Eric Jarrett and family, we rejoice in Maya’s good progress in kindergarten, for David and Lauren as they are baptized today to grow in God’s grace and be examples, for Audley to continue to stand tall, for Natalie and all those facing the last week(s) of school to do well, for Daisy as she travels to Jamaica for a funeral, for Laura and all those mothers troubled by children and husbands, for neighbor Eleanor, for Everline Humphreys, Diane Ungor, Anne Mark, pray for everyone to have a happy and safe holiday, Steve with cancer, for all caregivers professional or not, for Nancy and June to find jobs, for those who need to modify their mortgages, for Lori's nephew, for brothers and sisters


Valda Pearce, Carolyn Kelly, Ernestine Pierce, Thomas McIntosh, Everline Humphreys, Rita McNeil, Beatrice Grossman, Leighton Delvaille, Deshawn Jackson, Becky Maynard, Elwood James, Norris Southwood-Smith, Scott Hoffman, Samantha & Sophie, Kevin Henry, Natalie Wright, Alvin and Phyllis Hewitt, Rev. Denzil Southwood-Smith, Royland & Greta Jarrett, Loretta Parris, Pat Mark, the Gooden Family, Tracey Smith, Ouida Menzies, Jack & Donna Hurley, Esther Dillon, Hervin & Dorothy Lawrence, Winnifred Samuels, Rudolph Stewart, Gale Walter, Edie Range, Lisa Andre, Potter family, Victor Ayayee, Michael Grant, BOLD Justice, Grace McCorkle, Doris McDowell, Lars Clunie, Ralston & Millicent Gardner, Niven Stewart, Catherine Wheedleton.  If you need prayer during the week please call Grandma Hyacinth Robinson at 954-435-4036 and your concern will be put on the Prayer Chain.  After you call her, for emergencies or to report someone in the hospital please be sure you call Pastor at the office 954-989-4711 or on his cell 954-495-6104, or email the office at  We will keep the name on for two weeks, unless you notify us otherwise.


US Armed Forces: HM3Adam Ramsey, Navy; Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan.


Pastor David Range,

Miramar UMC, 2507 Utopia Dr., Miramar, FL 33023.

Tel: 954-989 4711,,







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