November 19, 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 November 19, 2017 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

 Harvest Thanksgiving

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

Call to Worship (please stand as you are able)                          

*Hymn 694 Come Ye Thankful People & 147 All Things Bright and Beautiful (all children are invited to share in the procession of gifts.)                          Prayer                                        

*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.)


Children’s Time


*Hymn (CH)                                                            God Gave us Soil for Planting

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at

Dance by the Sunday School

*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 allow the ushers to hold the microphone for you.

Prayer Hymn 102                                                     Now Thank We All Our God

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                                                                                   Choir

Sermon           “Gratitude, a Matter of Perspective”             Pastor David Range

*Recessional Hymn (CH)                                 We Plough the Fields and Scatter

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                         

Events this week:

Today: Worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Please come into the hall for a sale of goods after the 11:00 a.m. service and the packing baskets at 4:00 p.m. Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Choir Practice 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday: NO Bible Study. Time to get ready for Thanksgiving

Thursday: Happy Thanksgiving! Branches meals volunteers to cook should come at 6:00 a.m. All other volunteers should come at 8:00 a.m. If anyone from the church would like a meal please contact Allison Feurtado today at 954-483-3792

Next Sunday: Worship Services at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. which will feature an interesting report of the mission trip some of our members took to Haiti. Ushers meeting after the 11:00 a.m. service.

Looking ahead:

Monday Nov. 27 Church Charge Conference 7:30 (preceded by PPR at 6:00)

Tuesday November 28 Finance Committee 6:00 p.m.

Sunday Dec. 3 United Methodist Men’s Christmas Concert at 6:00 p.m., featuring Clive Tenors (from last year) plus Sister Novelet, Rhael, Gregory Ledon on the saxophone, and much more!

Monday Dec. 4 Admin Council at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Pre-School Board 7:30 p.m., BOLD Justice Research Kick Off, 6:45 p.m. Registration, 7:00 p.m. Call to order

Saturday, Dec. 16 Children’s Club invites everyone to Lion Country Safari (see insert) when we will be leaving the church parking lot at 9:00 a.m.

Sunday Dec. 17 Joint service for the Christmas Cantata at 10:00 a.m.

Sunday Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Services at 8:30, 11:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Sunday Dec. 31 Fifth Sunday Joint service at 10:00 a.m. and Watch Night service at 10:30 p.m.

Miramar UMC Youth Group 2017 meeting dates on Sundays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., (Nov. 19 packing baskets) Nov. 26, Dec. 10 (no meeting Dec. 3)

United Methodist Women upcoming events:

December 9 Celebrating the Beloved Community, Village UMC, North Lauderdale. Please see Marvia Aitken for further details

Bold Justice Dates for 2018:

Tuesday March 20 Rally Monday, April 23 Nehemiah Action

Tuesday May 22 Justice Ministry Celebration

News from the Pre-School: Toy Drive Nov. 27 to Dec. 15 when you can bring in new toys to be given to the preschool students. Questions? call the preschool office at 954 981 9269 and talk to director Ms. Marleni or her assistant Ms. Eliza.

Let’s visit the Florida UMC Children’s Home in Enterprise and historic St. Augustine in Jacksonville. Speak to Sharon Allen if you are interested.

BOLD Justice T-shirts are available for sale. Please see Sharon Allen if you are interested

Community News

Aviation Expo sponsored by Mayor Wayne Messam. Saturday December 2, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. See bulletin board for more information.

You’re invited to sign the Restoration of Rights after a Felony petition today.

Remember ACA health insurance open enrollment ends December 15!

Today’s Mission offering is BOLD Justice

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments  Attendance for last Sunday 145

Happy birthday to Quintavius McClain! Love from Marvia & family.

You are special!!!

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                       $   2202.00

Building Fund/Trust                                                                             $       62.00

Roof Repair                                                                                            $       59.00

Mission                                                                                                   $     411.00           

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: Flori thankful for upgrade, for all cyclists, for Bettyanne as she travels, Jeannie’s hand, her friend Marvin’s family at his passing, Shirley, Virginia, Bill, Spencer thankful for making it to the 8:30 service, for God to touch his sister’s boyfriend, for family to stay together in trust & faith, family of friend who passed away, Raverly friend with mother diagnosed with terminal cancer, Eula uncle & Virgin Islands recovery, Beverly’s friend Norma who lost brother, joy for her daughter who got a promotion,  joy for Tara getting good medical test results, Grace Okerson as the weather gets cold, family of Elaine McFarlane at her passing, Helene’s family in hospice care, Roy thankful to be back in church and to be relieved of pain, Gwen thankful for prayers & support at her sister’s passing, Sister Novelet who is going to bless us on the Dec. 3 concert, James Hodge, Dorothy Richardson for kids to help, Amelia, Pat reminding us “let there be peace on earth” after Texas shooting, Afi Thompson at the safe delivery of a baby girl, Geoff & Jackie as they travel to the Atlanta family for Thanksgiving, Roger, Tavon, Stacy, Nikkie, Peaches, Althea, Angie, Gardner and Stewart family, Margaret & Althea Browne, Joe Brabham, traveling mercies of Pauline Bowyer’s brother, Mabel Bizzell, Catherine Wheedleton, Alean Stephens, Tony Bell, Barbara Gabbidon, Glance family

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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