September 22 2013

     Miramar United Methodist Church

Celebrating 53 years of Ministry!

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 September 22, 2013 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


*Hymn 101                                                                            From All That Dwell




*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                                 First Timothy 2:1-7


Children’s Time/Builder’s Time


*Hymn                                                               Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam


Reception of Tithes and Offerings                        


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

(The Nursery is open in Room 11, where the service can be viewed and heard by parents with children needing to be settled. Sunday school for 3-12 year-olds will begin at this time. All are welcome to follow the teachers to the classroom.)


Sharing Joys & Concerns and where you have found blessings


Prayer Hymn 496                                                               Sweet Hour of 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.)


Pastoral prayer and Lord’s Prayer


Anthem                                                                                                    Choir


Sermon                  “Mentor, Mediator, Master”                      Pastor David Range


*Hymn of Commitment                                                                 Love Lifted Me           


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for FLUMC Children’s Home

Attendance for last Sunday was 120


Events This Week :

Today: Bible Study with Pastor Garnes 10:00 a.m., Prayer Meeting: 6:00 p.m.

New Members Session with sandwiches & tea after 11a.m. service, about 12:30

Monday: Jesseline Humphries’, Gwen Pickering, & Jeannie Grossman’s joint Bold Justice House meeting 7:30 p.m. Trustees 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Bold Local Team meeting 6:30 p.m. Admin Council 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible study at 7:00 p.m. “Why can’t I see God’s will in my life?”

Thursday: Choir practice 7:30 p.m.

Friday: Spaghetti Night 2-6:30 p.m., fill in your order form today or call Sharon Allen or Loretta Parris, Methodist Youth Fellowship (MYF) 7:00 p.m.

Saturday Sept. 28 Square Dance 7:30-10:30 p.m. Just bring a snack!

Next Sunday: Joint 10:00 a.m. service


Dates for the future:

Monday Sept. 30 Nominations Committee 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday Oct.1 Justice Ministry Team Assembly, Little Flower RC church 7:30


Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $  2423.00

Building Fund/Trustees $      25.00

Roof Repair $      44.50

Mission $    140.00


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.


This week at Bible Study we continue to look at Adam Hamilton's series "Why?" The topic this week: “Why can’t I see God’s will in my life? “All are welcome at any time to join the study on Wednesday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Please enter the building from southern end of the parking lot by the single door.


Thanks for every contribution for the Anniversary service. In monetary terms the special envelopes brought in $3611.56.  Thanks also to all who supported the Yard Sale, which so far has made $130.


The City of Miramar sponsored Annual Citizenship Drive takes place Saturday, October 5, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Miramar Branch Library, 2050 Civic Center Place. Call 305 249 5534 for more information.


News from BOLD Justice: A new season of doing justice begins now. One of our team leaders listed below will call you to attend a house meeting. BOLD Justice continues to support placing the Direct Instruction reading program into our elementary schools and passing a local job ordinance with the preference for Broward County residents to be hired for jobs our local government contracts for. Our team leaders are: Roland Abel, Joyce Hemmans, Jean Grossman, Gwen Pickering, Jesseline Humphreys and Donna Simms. Help BOLD Justice continue to do social justice by answering the call.


Prayer Concerns: Randy as he settles into his work in Arizona, Fior with heart problems, Melba and Nora, AJ’s surgery on Oct. 1, for unfortunate events to not   drive us crazy, Barbara sick at home, for the joy of Ivy Van Achtoven’s visit and for her and her son starting FIU, for Althea’s sister in hospital in London, Melba thankful for support in Nelson’s death, for Grace’s grandmother with lung infection, Cheryl praising God for family visits, Jhemelle’s father in hospital, for Darlene’s brother when he sees the doctor, Natalie’s friend Gary with heart failure, Eula on her birthday looking forward to being clothed in her right mind, Winnifred to heal, for those who innovate and how we use their designs, Doris McDowell’s family full of thanks for all the support they found in this church and for those of the family traveling to homes far away, Greta and Lucy improving, Laura delighted that her son Michael came to visit after 6 years, for Pat’s meeting a woman in a restaurant who needs healing from cancer and stroke, for UMW members as they travel home from conference, for Doreen and Lintonal Campbell who are visiting today. Andre, Nancy, June, Ana Lilian, Jorge, Andres, Georgina, Jack, for one to overcome liver cancer, Donna Hurley, Jamoi, Syd, Phyllis, Sheila to be protected as she travels to a funeral and for the grief process.


Hyacinth & Martin, Allison Feurtado, Fran Moore, Pat, Bill & Billy Ball, The Hewitt  family, Trevor Minott, Christine Crawford, School Superintendent Robert Runcie, Broward County Commissioners: Martin Kiar, Lois Wexler, Dale Holness, Sue Gunzburger, Chip LaMarca, Kristin Jacobs, Barbara Sharief, Stacey Ritter, Tim Ryan and Broward County Adminstrator Bertha Henry, Beatrice Grossman, Alvin and Phyllis Hewitt, Rev. Denzil Southwood-Smith, Esther Dillon, Hervin & Dorothy Lawrence, Rudolph Stewart, Gale Walter, Michael Grant, BOLD Justice, Doris McDowell, Richard Potter, Ralston & Millicent Gardner, Niven Stewart, Catherine Wheedleton.  If you need prayer during the week please call Grandma Hyacinth Robinson at 954-435-4036 and your concern will be put on the Prayer Chain.  After you call her, for emergencies or to report someone in the hospital please be sure you call Pastor at the office 954-989-4711, on his cell 954-495-6104, or email the office at  We will keep the name on for two weeks, unless you notify us otherwise.


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


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