September 18, 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 September 18, 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                                   O How Glorious, Full of Wonder


*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 gospel according to Luke 16:1-15

Children’s Time

*Hymn (CH)                                                  In My Heart There Rings a Melody

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 ushers to hold the microphone for you

Prayer Hymn 454                                                Open My Eyes That I May See

(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                                                     Choir

Sermon                     Work Like the Who?”                           Pastor David Range

*Hymn of Commitment 566                                 Blest Be the Dear Uniting Love

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)                                    

Events this week:

Today: Bible Study with Pastor Garnes, 10:00 a.m., United Methodist Men meet after the 11 a.m. service. Tonight: Middle & High School Youth Fellowship at 4:00 p.m. Pre-Revival Prayer meeting/Inspiration for Revival service with Pastor Michael Anderson 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Joyce Hemman’s house meeting 7:00 p.m. at the church.

Tuesday: Donna Simms’ house meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the church.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Square Dance 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship services at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. guest preaching will be the Rev. Katie Lineberger, new campus minister through the Wesley Foundation of Greater Miami, along with some students who are a part of the ministry. Middle and High School students and their parents are invited to lunch and more discussion with the Wesley Campus Ministry Team after the 11:00 a.m. service. Youth Fellowship 4-5:30 p.m. Also, Town Hall meeting with Bishop Ken Carter, 6:00 p.m. at Christ UMC, 4845 NE 25th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale.

Looking ahead:

Monday September 26 Trustees meeting, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday September 27 PPR meeting, 7:30 p.m.

October 5,6,7 Revival meetings with Rev. Dr. Geraldine McClellan.

Tuesday October 18 Community Problems Assembly, Merrill UMC 3900 State Rd. 7 Lauderdale Lakes 7:30 p.m.

Saturday November 12 Fall Banquet, buy your tickets now from Fay Harley or Vicki Weller

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

Youth Fellowship for Middle and High School students will continue on Sundays from 4 to 5:30, Children’s Club for Elementary School students will be held on Fridays 9/30, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 12/2, 12,16

Tutoring is starting again on Saturdays October 1, 9 to 11:00 a.m.! Please speak to Lisa McKenzie, 954-249-9209, if you are interested.

Miramar High School Band and Auxiliary Booster organization would like our help with donations of adult & children’s clothing, footwear, curtains, sheets, pillowcases, bedspreads, blankets, comforters, towels, linens, tablecloths, stuffed animals, handbags (NO home goods or toys) by bringing them to Troprix, 2912 SR 7, Miramar, 33023 on Saturday 9/24 between 10:00 a.m. and Noon.

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.

Please attend one of the House Meetings in order to be a part of the Listening Process for BOLD Justice as we begin the move toward the Community Problems Assembly October 18, the Rally, and the Nehemiah Action.

Upper Rooms for September-October are now available on the back table.

Today’s Mission offering is for BOLD Justice

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday 160

Bulletins this week are given by Florencia Velasco-Cordoba in honor of her mom on the 3rd anniversary of her passing, September 20

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection                                                  $   2325.94

Building Fund/Trust                                                                        $       47.00

Roof Repair                                                                                        $       61.50

Mission                                                                                               $     287.50                                                                      

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: 

Yanique Mowatt surgery, the oppressed, marginal, distressed, victims of 9/11, strength for our country, Florrie at school, Ivonne and Randy looking for a job, peace and love in the world, Martin Ango family, mentally ill, Karen & Dennis Francis, Rosemarie Nicholas, Millicent Gardner & family, Margaret Browne & the Browne family, Rosemarie Barnett at the passing of her mom, Val, Sonia, Pam, Dexter, Joan, Alethea, Sharon, Diane, Dorothy, Denese, Reva, Mimi, Gallagher family, Valda glad to be back in church, Sharon’s discernment, for grandparents day, Jessica’s brother insurance to cover his treatment, Lewis family at loss of brother, relief that the second suspect in Quane’s murder has been arrested, Eula joy in race, Ina & family, Marie Lopez family, victims of gun violence, Gio & family, Kathy Kelly.

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  

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Pastor David Range Administrative Assis. Beth Davey Music Director Donna Simms

Treasurer Mario Perez Custodian Robin Ramtahal

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