October 16, 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 56 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for October 16, 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 158                                       Come Christians, Join to Sing       


*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.)

Commissioning BOLD Justice Network Members

Kiwanis Club Presentation at 11:00 a.m. service

Please stand for the gospel according to       Luke 18:1-8                          

Children’s Time

Baptism (11:00 a.m.)

*Hymn 163                                                     Ask Ye What Great Thing I Know     

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at miramarumc.org)

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 467                                                                            Trust and Obey      

(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.)

Anthem       Gloryland Medley                                                          Choir

Sermon                          Persistence in Prayer”                      Pastor David Range    

*Hymn of Commitment (CH)                                                          Higher Ground       

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                    

Events this week:

Today: Bible Study with Pastor Garnes 10:00 a.m., Congregation is welcome into the Fellowship Hall after the 11:00 a.m. service for light refreshments to celebrate Carter’s life among us, Banquet Committee meets in library after 11:00 a.m. service, Middle & High School Youth Fellowship 4:00, Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Admin Council 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Community Problems Assembly, Merrill UMC 3900 State Rd. 7 Lauderdale Lakes 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: United Methodist Women Special meeting on fighting cancer 7:00 Choir 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: Tutoring 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Contact Lisa McKenzie, 954-249-9209

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. New Member’s Session after each service

Looking ahead:

Sunday October 30 Pastor’s Appreciation Sunday and Reception,

joint 10:00 a.m. service. A babysitter will be provided in the nursery for

children 0-3 years.

Saturday November 12 Fall Banquet, buy your tickets now from Fay Harley, Vicki Weller, Sharon Allen, and Roland Abel.

Sunday November 27 Head Ushers meeting (postponed from Oct 23), after the 11:00 a.m. service

Sunday December 4, Christmas Concert at 6:00 p.m.

Remember to look up vote411.org to put in your address and get your full list of candidates and items to vote on.

Youth Fellowship for Middle and High School students will continue on Sundays from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Children’s Club for Elementary School students will be held on Fridays 10/28, 11/11, 12/2, 12,16

Our members Jennifer Turnbull and Roy Crooks are offering their services as notary for free to our church. Call Jennifer at 954-684-5843 and Roy at 305-624-1716 or 305-725-2269 or bring your documents to worship and they can see you after the service.

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                  $   2487.00

Building Fund/Trust                                                                        $       114.50

Roof Repair                                                                                        $       49.00

Mission                                                                                                $     228.50                                                       

Today’s Mission offering is for Women in Distress

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday 146

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: (Include concerns from October 2)

Florrie’s aunt Elena, Randy to get job locally, Richemar & Luc traveling to Canada, Jeannie’s coworkers recovery, Jessica’s brother Jesse to be given comfort and hope, Darlene joyful about best friend’s baby’s birth, Vilma’s brother in Jamaica after stroke, Teneshia’s sister Ann & Daniel, Pat celebrating Rene Mark’s Master’s Degree, Spencer thankful for good health and asking for his uncle to be restored, Shauna bereaved but joyful for the years she had with husband, Lorna thankful to miss shoot out, Winsome’s mother Gwendolyn’s diagnosis, Quintin as he starts a new school, the homeless and hopeless in downtown Ft. Lauderdale, Pauline’s son in England, Chad reminding us to pray for a better set up in society with white and black, Willard’s friend Edgar to recover from stroke, Annette Lopez, Rene Fernandez, Zachary Nar, the family of Omar Nicholson, Monica Gonzalez, Luz Dary, Clive Henry, radiation & chemo patients, Blake Stillwell, displaced, oppressed, Roger, Tavon, Nikki, Stacy, Angie & family. Peace, love.

Armed Forces: Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan; A.J. Daley, Army; Andre Minott, Navy; all the soldiers on board the USS Warrior, Sasebo, Japan. 

Miramar United Methodist Church 2507 Utopia D r. Miramar, FL 33023  

Tel: 954-989-4711, Fax: 954-989-4315  

www.miramarumc.org, Email: mirumeth@bellsouth.net, Like us on Facebook

Pastor David Range

Administrative Assis. Beth Davey

Music Director Donna Simms

Preschool Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

Treasurer Mario Perez

Custodian Robin Ramtahal






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