May 8 2016

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 55 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for Mother’s Day, May 8, 2016 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 (CH)                                                           Mothers of Salem 


*Praise and 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.)


Please stand for the reading from the gospel of John 17:20-26

Children’s Time

Baptism (at 8:30)

Gift from the youth: a poem and a song “Give me oil in my lamp”

*Hymn 600                                                                                        Family of God      

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at

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

(Sunday School for ages 3-11. The Nursery is open in Room 11, for children needing to be settled)

Sharing Joys & Concerns- please allow the usher to hold the microphone for you                                    

Prayer Hymn 695                                               O Lord, May Church and Home 

(you are invited to come forward for prayer, dedication or rededication)

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.)

Gift from the men:                                           Leaning on the Everlasting Arms

Sermon                          “When Jesus Prays”                          Pastor David Range

*Recessional Hymn 445                                                              Happy the Home 

 Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                               

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for Bold Justice

Attendance for last Sunday 233

Events this week:

Today: Youth Fellowship 6:00 p.m. Prayer Meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Admin Council 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Justice Ministry Team Assembly 7:30 p.m. 1001 SW 71st Ave (Rock Island Rd), North Lauderdale 33068

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Children’s Club 7-8:30 p.m. Puppet Show!

Saturday: Tutoring in the Fellowship Hall 9:00 a.m. SAT prep only

Next Sunday: Pentecost services at 8:30 and 11:00. Youth Fellowship 6 - 7:30 p.m., Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Looking ahead:

Sunday May 22 Recognition of Graduates. Please see Donna Simms

Sunday May 29 Hymn sing 10:00 a.m. with New Members Session after service

Monday May 30 Memorial Day picnic in the field from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday June 7 Bold Justice Celebration at St. Maurice at Resurrection,

441 NE 2nd St. Dania Beach, 33004

Thursday June 9 Pre School Graduation 6:30 p.m.

Friday June 10 Multicultural Affairs night 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Sunday June 12 Multicultural Sunday joint service at 10:00 a.m.

Sunday June 19 Father’s Day services at 8:30 & 11:00 with Mayor Wayne Messam as our preacher.

June 20 to 24 Vacation Bible School 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

June 27-July 2 Summer Camp in Leesburg/Fruitland Park. See Pastor David


Interested in fostering a child? Please look on the back table for the “South Florida 4Kids” leaflet about classes or call Joan at 954-590-1515.


Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                $  4089.86

Building Fund/Trust                                                                       $      79.50

Roof Repair                                                                                      $      88.00

Mission                                                                                              $    126.50

Apportionments                                                                             $    157.00           

Bulletins today are given by Pam McFarlane & Family in memory of mom Doris McDowell

who would have been 100 years old May 7.

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:  Pam Johnson & family on the death of her father Timothy in the Bahamas, Marceline Cooper & family on the death of her father Calvert, Shannon & A.J. Daley on Alfred Jordan Quane’s birth and for Shannon as she recovers in hospital, Beverly thankful to return from Jamaica, Carol Mathis, Amber as she graduates from college Thursday, Flori’s hand to continue to heal, Aunt Jo, BJ, peace & love in the world, Nathaniel healing & good teachers, Clive & Juliet, Keith, Aunti Millie/Roger/the Campbell family/Tavon/Angie & families, Betty & Adolph, Althea recovery, Beto, Martha, Sandra, Debbie, Steve & all caretakers, Louise, Loretta, Sharon Joyce, Donna Phelps, Alyassa & family, Chris traveling mercies, Jada, Maddy, Dillon family, Teneshia & Ann, Jessima, Lilian, Gloria, Williams family, family of the late Rev. John Stubbs, Free Port, Grand Bahamas, Hodge family, Lisa to find work/thankful for snacks from the UMW at tutoring, Kimone & Kawaine and others taking exams, Codner family on recent death, for the sexually abused, for marriage reconciliation, for Vilma’s health, Val, Sonia, Dexter, Pam, Alethea, Joan, Dorothy for all to get jobs, Texans, Albertina Lyght, Jesseline’s job, those under treatment for cancer, those who are persecuted/oppressed/downtrodden/marginalized/abused/financially strapped.

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 Church

2507 Utopia D r. Miramar, FL 33023 Tel: 954-989-4711, Fax: 954-989-4315, Email:,

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Pastor David Range

Music Director Donna Simms

Treasurer Mario Perez

Administrative Assistant Beth Davey

Pre School Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

Custodian Ravindra ‘Robin’ Ramtahal

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