March 31, 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 58 years of Ministry!

Order of Worship for March 31, 2019-10:00 a.m. Hymn Sing

Fourth Sunday in Lent

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

Call to Worship

Please stand as you are able to sing:

All Hail the Power of Jesus Name verses 1,5,6

Love Divine verses 1,3

Rejoice And Be Glad, verses 1-2


Please be seated to sing:

I stand amazed verses 1-2

Leaning on the Everlasting Arms 1,3

The Old Rugged Cross verses 1, 3

Please stand for Psalm 32 (Responsive Reading 766)

Please stand as you are able to sing:

He Keeps Me Singing verses 1,4

At Calvary verses 1, 4

When I Survey verses 1,4

Please sit for the scripture: Ephesians 5: 15-20

Please remain seated to sing:

He Touched Me, all verses

How Great Thou Art verses 1,3,4

Welcome and Recognition of Visitors

Birthday and Anniversary Recognition, Registration of Attendance, Announcements,

Women’s History Moment

*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 find your seats to sing: When the Role is Called Up Yonder, all verses

Please stand for the gospel according to Luke 15: 1-3, 11b – 32

Children’s Time

Baptism of Matthew Cash Morgan

Please stand as you are able for:

O, how I love Jesus, verses 1, 4

Jesus is all the world to me, verses 1-2

I know whom I have believed, verses 1,3

Reception of Tithes and Offerings (electronic giving available at

As the offering is collected please remain seated to sing:

Just A Closer Walk verses 1-2

There Is A Fountain verses 1, 4

Please stand for the Doxology

Sharing Joys & Concerns- please fill out the green sheets and return them to the ushers.

Please remain seated to sing (you may come forward to kneel in prayer)

Jesus Lover of my Soul 1, 4

I Must Tell Jesus verses 1-2

I Surrender All, verses 1, 4

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.)

Please stand as you are able to sing:

Praise Him, verse 1

I Am So Glad verse 1

Tis so sweet, verse 1

Take my life, verse 1

Sermon “When We Feel Lost” Pastor David Range

*Hymn of Commitment Standing On The Promises, all verses

Benediction and Postlude (please join hands)

Today’s Mission offering is for FLUMC Children’s Home

Next Sunday’s is for Good Samaritan Fund

Attendance for last Sunday 168

Finance report for last Sunday

Envelopes and Loose Collection $3290.25

Building Fund/Trustees $68.00

Roof Repair $72.50

Mission $382.50

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:

Parents, students and teachers in school situations, Dorothy’s sister Sonia with heart problems, for the mentally ill that we should reach out to them with positive contacts, for all of us to confront our mortality and to make plans to leave with our loved ones about what to do at our passing, the family of Judy Ann Darling especially her husband David Darling, for Joyce Dawson to grow in strength, Williams & Franklin families in their loss of a child and for all parents who have to bury a child, Marjorie as she undergoes surgery, Norma Payne as she undergoes surgery on Wednesday, one who is glad to be in worship after hospitalization, Severa family in time of loss, for all teachers to keep the balance in their lives, Yvonne Poulos as she kicks off her jewelry business on Saturday 1:30-5 in Miramar library, Greta Cousins medical issues, Miller family at the loss of a daughter and her baby, Audley thankful for the inspiration of the Upper Room Daily Devotional guide, Scott Hoffman to be safe where he travels, for better connections with children and husband for Laura, Josh Cale, Owen Wyman, Mabel Bizzell, Diane Dunn, Barbara Kennedy, Donna Leland, Frank Overstree, Geneve Morat, Crystal Dunn, peace, love, tolerance in the world, troops and their families, Flori’s niece Vanessa and all others looking for a job, Luisro Cerezo, Harrison Grandwilliams, Amarilis Padilla, Gina Falcon, Annamaria De Santis in rehab, Sonia, Dexter, Pam, Sharon, Curtis, Dr. Katie, Ermine, Nadage, Denese, Andre, Danyel, baby Brooklyn, Dorothy, Millicent & Ralston Gardner and families, Karen Francis, Melba Smith, Shirley Gregg-Leonce, Debbie McLune and family, Browne family, understanding between people, elections in Miramar, Rolla Shick, Harley family.

Miramar United Methodist Church

2507 Utopia Drive, Miramar, FL 33023

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

Pastor David Range

Administrative .Assistant Beth Davey,

Music Director Donna Simms

Treasurer, Mario Perez

Custodian .Robin Ramtahal,

Pre-School Director Marleni Brant-Pomare

Events this week:

Today: New Member Session after the service. Also, Campers Bake Sale.

Youth Group 4-5:30 p.m.

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

Wednesday: Fast Breaking service at noon, Bible Study at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Choir at 7:00 p.m.

Next Sunday: Worship at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. with the Birthday Recognition Fellowship Breakfast in between. All those born in April should sit at the head table. All welcome. United Methodist Men meet after the 11:00 a.m. service,

Confirmation Class 4-5:30 p.m. Prayer meeting resumes at 7:00 p.m. Easter Lily orders should be in on this day.


Looking ahead:

Monday, April 8 Nehemiah Action, 7:30-9:00 p.m., St. David RC church, 3900 University Drive, Davie. A free bus will be leaving our parking lot about 6:30 p.m. for all who would like to go this way.

Tuesday, April 9 & Thursday April 11 Choir practice for the Cantata 7:00 p.m.

Friday, April 12 Children’s Club Easter Egg Hunt 7-8:30 p.m. All welcome.

Saturday, April 13 Memorial Service for Dorothy Lawrence followed by repast at 11:00 a.m.

Sunday, April 14 Palm Sunday Joint Worship service at 10:00 a.m. for the Easter Cantata

Thursday, April 18 Maundy Thursday Worship at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, April 19 Good Friday Service at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 21 Easter Celebration Worship at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, April 23 Community Meeting for those living within Utopia Drive, Pembroke Road, the Turnpike and Miramar Parkway, at 7:00 p.m.

Booking forms for summer camp are now available for the church trip we are planning July 1-6. We welcome all youth who will be entering 4th through 12th grades in August of 2019.

Bold Justice Dates for 2019: Monday, April 8 Nehemiah Action, Tuesday May 21 Justice Ministry Celebration

The City of Miramar Education Advisory Board has $1,000 scholarships available to high school graduates and the application must be received by April 19 on So see Pastor David or Teneshia Taylor for more info.

Sellars Memorial UMC invites you to its National Women’s History Month celebration, March 31 at 3:00 p.m. Rev Dr. Geraldine McClellan will be the guest speaker. Please call 786 216 9930 for more info.

To file a complaint about something wrong in a nursing home or assisted living facility, or to look up the reputation of a facility, you are advised to check: or call 888-419-3456.

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.


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