November 23 2014

Miramar United Methodist Church 

Celebrating 54 years of Ministry!

Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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 Harvest Thanksgiving

November 232014 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Pastor: David Range

As a courtesy to allplease place cell phones and pagers to silent mode.


Responsive call to worship Hymnal 821 (Psalm 100)


*Processional Hymns 694 Come Ye Thankful People Come followed by

*Hymn 147 All Things Bright and Beautiful (all children are invited to process to the altar with their gifts)      




*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.)


Responsive reading 789 (Psalm 65)


Scripture                               Luke 17: 11-19      


Children’s Time


*Hymn 131                                                                             We Gather Together


Reception of Tithes and Offerings            


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

(Sunday School for ages 3-11 begins at this time. All are welcome to follow the teachers to classroom 11, where the service can be viewed and heard by parents with children needing to be settled)


Sharing Joys & Concerns where we hear how God turns a mess into a message, a test into a testimony, a trial into a triumph, and a victim into a victory.                                         


Prayer Hymn 517 (Caribbean Hymnal)       Praise, O Praise Our God and King

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


Anthem                                   “O Give Thanks”                                        Choir


Sermon             Those Amazing Two Words                    Pastor David Range

*Hymn of Commitment 520 (Caribbean Hymnal)            We Plough the Fields 


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)       


Events This Week :

Today: after the 11:00 a.m. service: Sale of goods in the fellowship hall, Blood Drive 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: UMW packing baskets 6:00 p.m., Hanging of the Greens 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday: NO Bible Study

Thursday: Thanksgiving meal packing 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.

FridayNO Youth FellowshipViewing for Nathan Reid at Scarano’s Funeral Home, 9000 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines 33024

SaturdayNathan Reid’s funeral here at Miramar UMC at 11:00 a.m., with interment at Fred Hunter’s, 6301 Taft Street, Hollywood. Repast in the Fellowship Hall after the burial.

Next Sunday: Hymn Sing 10:00 a.m. joint service, first Sunday in Advent


Dates for the future:

Monday December 1Admin Council 7:30 p.m.

Sunday December 14 Christmas Concert 6:00 p.m. Please let Fay Harley or Donna Simms know of your items.

Sunday December 21 Christmas Cantata 10:00 a.m. service

Wednesday December 24 Christmas Eve 7:30 p.m. service

Wednesday December 31 Watchnight Service 10:30 p.m.


Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments 

Next Sunday’s is for FLUM Children’s Home

Attendance for last Sunday was 175


Finance report for last Sunday 

Envelopes and Loose Collection$ 2714.15

Building Fund/Trustees$     55.00  

Roof Repair 57.00

Mission$ 117.00

No More Malaria (this week)$    65.00

Bulletins today are given by Judy Minott in honor of Joshua’s 12th birthday


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 “No More Malaria” big bottle is still in the foyer. The goal is to raise $3000. The amount donated so far is $442Please make a contribution of at least $10 and save someone’s life.


More new Upper Room Daily Devotional Guides are available. Make sure your family uses one and get one for a friend and talk to them about Jesus! 

The United Methodist Women invites all women, and children, to get involved in theirReading Program. Talk to Marvia Aitken or see the catalog on the notice board. You may also visit for more information. We all need to read more. So join us, read a book! We might just learn something new.


The South East District United Methodist Women presents their annual Holiday Celebration. This year they are celebrating the Beloved Community, Saturday December 6, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Wesley Hispanic United Methodist Church. Come enjoy food, fellowship, laughing, and singing, from the many cultures represented by the South East District.


Joys & ConcernsPaul Douglas, Tricia Taylor (friend of Dorothy Grey-Roy) recovering from emergency surgery, Mervin with chest pains, Jeannie’s husband’s health and job and her job, Sebastion, Natalia, Luz, Kelsey, Joe, Landy, Randy, Karen Francis as she goes for treatment and all her supporters, Jessica’s father Jessie in his loss—joy for A.J. Daly’s promotion, Jessica as she travels to St. Kitts, joy that Anne got job, Gary praise for healing, Ina family & Debbie’s job, Bettyanne traveling mercies, Althea good after surgery & for therapy to come, children in Sunday School, families of those bereaved violently, help for all the friendless peoplethanks for student who made movie on human trafficking in Florida, praise for good UMW trip to Lakeland and all who made it possible, that all may read their Upper Room inspiration, Lucy, Mark’s colleague, Laura’s nephew’s family at his passing, her sister-in-law fighting cancer, bereavement of daughter 21 years, Brenda Lane-Carter and family mourning the death of her husband, thanks for Maya’s progress, Mabel, Barbara, Millicent, Karen, Yvonne, Grace’s family, the persecuted church, Isis, Ebola, Andrea & Indiana, all church families, Val, Sonia, Alethea, Marti, June, Andre, Danyel, Dorothy, Susan, to God be the glory.


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


Miramar UMC, 2507 Utopia Dr. Miramar, FL 33023 Tel: 954-989-4711,,, Like us on Facebook

Pastor David Range, 

Music Director Donna Simms, 

Administrative Assistant Beth Davey,  

Treasurer Andrea Schroeder, 

Pre School Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

Custodian Robin Ramtahal

and all the saints as ministers of God’s Word and his gracious love!




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