November 9 2014

Miramar United Methodist Church 

Celebrating 54 years of Ministry!

Sharing 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 November 92014 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Pastor: David Range

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


Call to Worship      


*Hymn 62                                                    All Creatures of Our God and King




*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.)


Scripture                                      Acts 13:2-4, 38                             


Children’s Time


*Hymn                                                         One More Step Along the Way I Go


Reception of Tithes and Offerings            


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

(Sunday School for ages 3-12 begins at this time. All are welcome to follow the teachers to the 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 127                                           Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah


Anthem                          You’re Worthy of my Praise                               Choir


Sermon             The Call, Greatest of them All              Pastor David Range


*Hymn of Commitment 580                                      Lead On, O King Eternal


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)       




Events This Week :

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

TonightRevival with Pastor Michael Anderson at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Finance Committee :00 p.m., Pre School Board 7:30 p.m., Bold Justice Research Kick Off 7 p.m. at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, 1900 SW 35th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir practice 7:00 p.m. 

Friday: Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: UMW-AGM, trip to Lakeland. See Jeannie/Marvia to get on the bus!

Next Sunday: Worship services 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. 

New Members Session 12:30 p.m.


Dates for the future:

Nov. 23 Harvest Thanksgiving Services 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Nov. 23 Blood Drive 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Nov. 27 Thanksgiving meal for 350 people. Please see the insert for what is needed and volunteer through Sharon Allen or Phyllis Abel

Nov. 30 Hymn Sing joint service at 10:00 a.m.

Dec. 14 Christmas Concert 6:00 p.m. please let Fay Harley or Donna Simms know of your items.

Dec. 21 Christmas Cantata 10:00 a.m. service

Dec. 24 Christmas Eve 7:30 p.m. service

Dec. 31 Watchnight Service 10:30 p.m.


Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments 

Next Sunday’s is for BOLD Justice

Attendance for last Sunday was 189


Finance report for last Sunday 

Envelopes and Loose Collection$ 3544.96

Building Fund/Trustees$     95.00  

Roof Repair132.00

Mission$ 202.00  


Bulletins today are given by Karen Francis in celebration of her birthday, and by FlorenciaVelasco-Córdoba in honor of my son Jonathon Orejuela, and all the veterans who served and are serving our country. Blessings to all of them.


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 see the “No More Malaria” big bottle in the foyer and make a contribution to save a person’s life for only $10.


The 41st Conference Annual Meeting of the Florida Conference United Methodist Women takes place Saturday November 15, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church, Lakeland.  Registration fee is $25 with lunch, $10 without lunch. Bus leaves our parking lot at 5:00 a.m. Cost $40 round trip. Deadline to register is October 10. Please see Marvia Aitken for details.


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! 


Joys & ConcernsJacoy to heal from head injury, Alia’s upcoming procedure, Bettyanne’strip to Guatemala and for her brother’s house to sell, healing for Evan, Dorothy thankful for prayers answered and friends who stuck by her, A.J.’s blood sugar & thankful for trip to N.J., Jessica’s co-workers Fabian & Kevon & her job opportunity, Alicia as she travels to Uruguay, Ina’s granddaughter’s job hunting & sister declining, praise God for Aggie Reid leaving hospital and for Judith’s husband Doug, Karen celebrating life, Louise grandson to keep in good company, for choices in voting especially about addictive drugs, joy for Antionette returning to work, Paul praising God for family and a new job to start Monday and for Annette as she returns to work, Marcia thankful for permanent job & bonding with her patient & for Carla settling in to her job, for kids in foster care during National Adoption Month, orphans, Ebola victims, persecuted church, Diana, Juliet’s niece whose son was killed, Angie, Stacey for a job, Roger, Tavan, Ray, Michele, Denise with cancer to be relieved of pain, Jennifer to recover from cancer, David returning home after hospital, for family trips, for Randy & Luz to get jobs, Fabio to get sober, President Obama’s wisdom, the sick & hungry, Tiola in last stages of ALS & everyone who suffers from this disease, good health/healing, Mabel, Millicent & Ralston, Sonia, June, Val, Marti, Andre & Danyel, co-workers.


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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