September 30 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 30, 2012 10:00 a.m. 

Pastor: David Range

As a courtesy to all, Please place cell phones and pagers to silent mode.


Call to Worship


*Praise & Worship                                                          


Opening Prayer      


*Hymn 139                                                       Praise to the Lord, the Almighty


Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

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


Responsive Reading 839                   (Psalm 118:14-29)


Children’s Time/Builder’s Time


*Hymn                      I Think When I…


Item     Jesus loves me this I know                             Youth


Reception of Tithes and Offerings & Connect Cards


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

(Sunday school for ages 3-11 years. 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 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 




Scripture                                  Mark 9:30-37, 38-41, 50                              


Sermon         “Losing Favor or Losing Flavor?”            Pastor David Range 


Hymn of Commitment 147                               All Things Bright and Beautiful


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)


Today’s Mission offering is for Florida UMC Children’s Home 

Next Sunday’s is for Good Samaritan Fund

Attendance for last Sunday was 150

    Events this week:

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

Tonight: Prayer meeting 6:00 p.m. 

Monday:Roland Abel’s Bold Justice House Meeting 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday: Joyce Hemmans Bold Justice House Meeting  in the library 7:30 

Wednesday: Jeannie Grossman’s Bold Justice House Meeting 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir 7:30 p.m.

Friday: Youth Fellowship 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast between services.

At both services a short presentation will be included where Maria Bustamante will speak about various services available to City of Miramar residents. She is the Youth and Family Services Superintendent for Social Services working at 6700 Miramar Parkway.


Dates to remember for the future

Monday Oct. 8 PPR 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Oct. 9 Finance 6:00 p.m.

Oct. 12-14 Revival: "The Power of Truth” with Minister Todd Procaccini. Friday & Saturday, 7:00 p.m.  Sunday 6:30 p.m. 

Monday Oct. 15 Trustees 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Oct. 16 BOLD Team Assembly 

Thursday Oct. 18 UMW Meeting: Breast Cancer Awareness 7:00 p.m.

Monday Oct. 22 New Realities Coaching 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday Oct. 23 Preschool Board 7:30 p.m. 

Sunday Oct. 28 Joint 10:00 a.m. service for Pastor’s Appreciation

Monday Oct. 29 Admin Council 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Oct. 30 Bold Justice Community Problems Assembly 7:30

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

Sunday November 4 Daylight Savings time ends, Charge Conference at Hollywood Hills UMC 3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 10 Harvest Banquet 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Monday November 12 Trustees 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday November 13 Finance Committee 6:00 p.m.

Thursday November 15 UMW World Thank Offering 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday November 19 UMW Basket Preparation 6:00, New Realities Coaching 7:00 

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

Sunday Dec. 9 Home Grown Christmas Concert 6:00 p.m.

Friday Dec. 14 Pre School Christmas Program 7:00 p.m.

Sunday Dec. 16 Joint service for Christmas Cantata, 10:00 a.m.


Finance report for last Sunday 

Envelopes and Loose Collection $     2012.70

Building Fund/Trustees $         60.50

Roof Repair $       107.00

Mission $       139.50

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.


Pastor David is away Tuesday to Friday on a course. For pastoral care please call Lay Leader Joyce Hemmans at 954-701-8824


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 and remember to book, you  must send  in  a $300 deposit and by November 14 a further payment of $1500 is due.


Prayer Concerns: Earnestine, Caroline and Cynthia Kelly, Annette's brother with cancer, for the family of Norma who passed and what we can learn from death, for the next assignment for Marcia, joy for Rene getting a job, for Amber as she travels to college, for David being transformed to be able to talk, for Laura's procedure and James' healing, for neighbor Eleanor, for Mary Jane, praising God for UMW turnout and the energy of mission together, how good it is to be in worship, for John Grimm's family, for Melba's brother Nelson -- to wait on the Lord, for Bea Grossman in rehab, for Annette after surgery, for Lorretta's son to heal after accident and for the one who caused it and ran, for Randy to find a new job, for the Jeeters in their loss, for the way Bettyanne and her neighbor could care for each other, Dalia praising God for improvement in back, Ina praising God that brother in law is better, for Faustina who cancer has returned, for Robin who needs bone marrow and sister who will be donor, for Richard Potter as he goes for surgery on his foot. 


Carolyn Kelly, Ernestine Kelly, Thomas McIntosh, Everline Humphreys, Rita McNeil, Beatrice Grossman, Leighton Delvaille, Deshawn Jackson, Becky Maynard, Elwood James, Norris Southwood-Smith, Scott Hoffman, Samantha & Sophie, 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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