September 2 2012


             Miramar United Methodist Church

Celebrating 52 years of Ministry!

 “Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World” through Passionate Worship, Radical Hospitality, Intentional 

Discipling, Salty Service, & Extravagant Generosity 

Order of Worship September 2, 2012 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


*Praise & Worship                                                          page 2, P & W songbook


Opening Prayer      


*Hymn 66                                                Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven


Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Registration of Attendance, Announcements, *Sharing the Spirit (Please be seated when the music starts.)


Scripture                                 John 6:16-29


Children’s Time/Builder’s Time


Sharing together in the World Methodist Social Affirmation, hymnal page 886


*Hymn 650                                            Give Me the Faith Which Can Remove


Reception of Tithes and Offerings & Connect Cards


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

(The Nursery is available in Room 11, where the service can be viewed and heard by parents with children needing to be settled.) 


Sharing Joys & Concerns and where you found or shared blessing this week


Prayer Hymn 526                                          What a Friend We Have in Jesus

(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 


Sermon                “What are you working for?”                   Pastor David Range 


Hymn of preparation 640                                                          Take Our Bread


Holy Communion (see insert)


Hymn of Commitment 438                                    Forth in Thy Name, O Lord


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)


Today’s Mission offering is for Good Samaritan Fund 

Next Sunday’s is for Apportionments

Attendance for last Sunday was 38 (Tropical storm Isaac)


Events this week:

Today: Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast between services  

Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m.

Monday: Labor Day, church office closed

Tuesday: BOLD Justice Team meeting 6:30 p.m., 

Administrative Council 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Please  read Isaiah 51-53, Jeremiah 1:1-35, Daniel 6, Jonah 1-4, Malachi 1-4.

Thursday: Choir 7:30 p.m.


Dates to remember for the future

Monday  September 10 Trustees 7:30 p.m.

Saturday September 15 New Realities Dream Summit 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. for the whole congregation.

Sunday September 16 Baptism

Tuesday September 18 Finance 6:00, Nominating Committee 7:30 p.m.

Saturday September 29 Square Dance 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 3 Design Summit from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday November 10 Harvest Banquet

Sunday November 4 Charge Conference at Hollywood Hills UMC 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 1 Deliver Summit from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.


Finance report for last Sunday 

Envelopes and Loose Collection $      865.29

Building Fund/Trustees $        45.00

Roof Repair $      132.50

Mission $        87.50


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. Please 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.


Bible Study/Sunday School with Pastor Garnes will resume Sunday, September 9, 2012.

The brochures for the trip to the Holy Land, Feb. 27 to March 8, 2013 are available on the back table. Interested in going? Please pick one up and see Pastor David.


All persons who already trained for Heart2Heart who need to be fingerprinted, and anyone interested in training for the program, please contact Kathy Kelly ASAP at 954 667 5249.


The Upper Room booklets are now available; please pick up your copy.


Prayer Concerns: For those in the path of Isaac, for those who have suffered--especially Haiti, for Maureen's daughter awaiting son Zion, for Ermine to be free of pain--wisdom for doctors, for Bettyanne thankful to finally get a diagnosis and for managing her condition--for friends Lorraine, Adrienne, Sheri and Jackie, for Elliot born to Melissa Janish this week, for Alicia's sister and her husband as they visit and return, for Ernestine doing well in rehab, for Maya now 5 years old and all our children to grow as Christians in God's love, for the family of Clester Barnett who has passed in Jamaica, for Mabel to heal from her broken ankle, for Audrey so that the anger and hostility in her workplace might resolve, for Angeletta who is on drugs and her mother to work things out for the better, Leyhanna gives God thanks for making it through the first week of middle school--and for all the weeks to come, for Sylvie Moreno on the passing of her husband Mike, for Lisa and all our college kids as they study, for Darryl to feel better.


Everline Humphreys, Rita McNeil, Lorraine Jennings, Beatrice Grossman, Leighton Delvaille, Deshawn Jackson, Becky Maynard, Elwood James, Norris Southwood-Smith, Scott Hoffman, Samantha & Sophie, Sylvea & Mike Moreno, Kevin Henry, Natalie Wright, Alvin and Phyllis Hewitt, Rev. Denzil Southwood-Smith, Royland & Greta Jarrett, Loretta Parris, Pat Mark, the Gooden Family, Tracey Smith, Ouida Menzies, Jack & Donna Hurley, Esther Dillon, Hervin & Dorothy Lawrence, Winnifred Samuels, Rudolph Stewart, Gale Walter, Edie Range, Lisa Andre, Potter family, Victor Ayayee, Michael Grant, BOLD Justice, Grace McCorkle, Doris McDowell, Lars Clunie, 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 or 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-Afghanistan; Sgt. Jonathan Orejuela, Marines; LaShawn Knight, Army-Afghanistan.


Pastor David Range, Miramar UMC, 2507 Utopia Dr., Miramar, FL 33020. 

Tel: 954 989 4711, Fax: 954 989 4315

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