September 8, 2019

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 59 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for September 8, 2019-8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services

As a courtesy to all, please place cell phones to silent mode.


Call to Worship


*Hymn 88 Maker, in Whom We Live




Praise & Worship


Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

(please return your visitors card to the usher when you have completed it), Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Announcements,

Commission Team Members for the listening process of Bold Justice

*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 14:25-35


Children’s Time




*Hymn 384 Love Divine, All Loves Excelling


Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at


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

(The Nursery is open in Room 11)


Sharing Joys & Concerns- Please allow the ushers to hold the microphone for you


Prayer Hymn 526 What a Friend We Have in Jesus


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.)


Sermon Strategic planning: Using your head as well as your heart”           Pastor David Range


*Hymn of Commitment 600 Wonderful Words of Life


Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for Apportionments

Next Sunday’s is for BOLD Justice

Attendance for last Sunday 130

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $ 3908.00

Building Fund/Trustees $ 43.50

Roof Repair $ 65.50

Mission $ 143.00

Events this week:

Today Prayer meeting 7:00 p.m.

Monday: Trustees at 7:30 p.m. in the library, Roland Abel’s house meeting, 7:30 p.m. in the hall.

Tuesday: Finance committee, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday: Bible Study 7-8:30 p.m.

Thursday: Choir practice 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Children’s Club meets 7-8:30 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Sale of Soup after each service, Youth Group 4-5:30 p.m.

Looking Ahead:

Monday, Sept. 16 Nominations Committee 7:30 (Admin Council has been postponed to Sept. 30)

Tuesday, Sept. 17 Pre School Board at 7:30 p.m. in the library, Ina McNeil’s house meeting in the sanctuary at 7:30 p.m. Pastor Appreciation meeting 7:30 in the library.

Thursday, Sept. 19 United Methodist Women, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 20 Sale of Meals 5-7:30 p.m. Please turn in order form by Sept. 15

Monday, Sept. 23 Joyce Hemmans house meeting in the hall at 7:30 p.m., Donna Simms house meeting in the library at 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 25 to 27 Revival! with the Rev. Dr. Geraldine McClellan, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 29 Joint service at 10:00 a.m. for the 5th Sunday of the month

Monday, Sept. 30 Admin Council 7:30

Monday, Oct. 7 Breast Cancer Awareness sponsored by the UMW and Women's Healthcare & Wellness Committee of the Alpha Alpha Beta Omega Chapter

Upcoming Children’s Clubs: Fridays 7-8:30 p.m.

Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Nov. 22, Dec. 6

Youth Group Schedule Fall 2019: Sundays 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Sept. 15, Sept. 29, Oct. 13, Oct. 27, Nov. 10, Nov. 24, Dec. 8

Bible studies: Sept. 11, 18, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 13, 20, 27, Dec. 4

Dear congregation, you can make donations to the church through the Vanco electronic giving system. This allows for regular giving to take place according to your preferences. You can set up your giving profile or have the church office help you to do so. Please consider this method of giving.

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.

Please pick up your September/October Upper Room Daily Devotional guide today.

Hurricane shutters panels available through Roland Abel at 954 812 7361: five which are 45” long, two which are 57”, nine that are 55”, seventeen that are 87”.

Prayer concerns:

All in the path of hurricane Dorian, especially the Bahamas and the Caribbean islands, thanks for protection, safety for travelers on roads, air, sea, rails and foot. Pauline Thomas, Mabel Bizzell, Catherine Wheedleton, the Pinder and James families, Owen Wyman, Carolyn Kelly, Antonio Bell, Pierce family, healing for Sebastian, Jax, Jake, Linda, Fabia, Vicente, Harrison, Dudley Lee, Jenna, Brenda, Sonia, Virginia, Fay Harley, Noel, Norma Waither, Jillian, Everoll Phillips, Lorna Dillon, Ina and all in ALF’s and nursing homes, Jackie Minott, Redlhammers. Comfort for those who mourn: Pastor Andrea Byer-Thomas & family at the loss of her son, Dorothy Forkes who lost her daughter, family of Amelia Estelle, Flemings, Carties, Richardsons, Hodges, the families of those shot in Texas & Alabama. Karen Francis & family, Millicent Gardner (endurance, strength, comfort) & family, Rosemarie Nicholas & family, Pam, Sonia, Dexter, Joan, Sharon, Dr. Katie, Curtis, Cherry, Brian, Nadage, Denese, Dorothy, Andre, Danyel, baby Brooklyn, Grace’s family as they travel, Emma as she goes into a group home, patience daily, for the persecuted, abandoned, mentally ill, teenagers, peace & love, sick & seniors especially in nursing homes, Yvonne’s daughter as she starts at FIU, sons out of work and traveling, for improved health, Helene daughter-in-law to wait patiently for the birth of her first child, guidance for Malik & Malia, Lloyd & Ida Daley, thanksgiving for protecting Pastor David Range in his car accident, thank you for the revelation.

Miramar United Methodist Church 2507 Utopia Dr. Miramar FL 33023

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

Pastor David Range Music Director Donna Simms Treasurer Mario Perez

Preschool Director Marleni Brant Pomare Custodian Robin Ramtahal

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