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April 14, 2019 Bulletin Palm Sunday



   Manchester Community Church                                                                                                                                                                                

                               April 14, 2019     

          Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


Prelude                                                                    Annabell Curtis            

Welcome/Announcements                                     Deacon Randy Burnham

Introit                                                                     MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                                         Pastor Don


*Hymn             Page 173                   “All Glory, Laud and Honor”

Unison Reading  #709           Psalm 100              Deacon Burnham

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                    SS Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem           “He Comes Triumphant”                      MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                Pastor Don  

Choral Amen                                                           MCC Choir



Offertory                    “The Palms”                            MCC Choir

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                 Pastor Don


Hymn (Seated)   Page 383          “Open Our Eyes, Lord”                

Scripture Lesson   Page 72   Luke 19:28-40               Pastor Don

Sermon                          “Shouting Stones”


*Hymn                        Page 174         “Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”

*Benediction                                                       Pastor Don

*Sung Response                                Alleluia”

                        Alleluia, He’s my savior, He is worthy, I will praise Him

                        I will praise Him, He is worthy, He’s my savior, Alleluia.


 *Postlude                                                                Annabell Curtis

*Please stand if possible


Deacon of the Month                                 Deacon Randy Burnham

Ushers of the Month  Margaret Harrington/Deanna Mosher Hallett

Coffee Hour                      Terry & Leon Strout & Teresa Farrington


                                    2019 Coming Events   

April                today            8:45-9:30 a.m.        SS/Adult Class

                         today              10:00 a.m.            Palm Sunday Service

                         today              11:30 a.m.            Executive Board mtg.

                        16                     9:30 a.m.              Discussion Group   

                        17                    6:15 p.m.              Choir

                        18                    7:00 p.m.              Tenebrae Communion

                        19                    All Day              Good Friday & Passover

                        21             6:00 & 10:00 a.m.       Easter Services


 April 18th Tenebrae Communion Serv. on Maundy Thursday at 7  p.m. 


April 19th Good Friday & Passover – Ch. open for prayer!


April 21st Easter Sunrise Service at Jessie Lee Church Easter morning at 6:00 a.m. with MCC and Readfield Methodist Church leading worship. Our regular Easter Service at MCC at 10:00 a.m.  “He Is Risen”


Wayside Chapel Easter Breakfast, West Gardiner at 8:30 a.m.  All



Anyone interested in joining the church on Easter Sunday, please contact Pastor Don 215-6838.                    


If you are putting Easter flowers on the altar in memory or honor of a loved one, please give the names to Diane Welch 213-8648, Sue Bourne 623-8855 or Teddy Ware by Wednesday, April 17th, if you want the names in the bulletin and the church will be open on Saturday 4-20.


Youth Group will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt following services on Easter.  Please have your child check in with one of the Youth Members before collecting eggs.


Benefit Baked Bean & Casserole Supper April 20th 5 -7 p.m. Lions Club, Fire Victims James Frost & Stacy Sutter, West Gardiner lost their home, belongings & pets. $8-$4-$20.  For more info. see Arlene.


“Blessings Food Basket” in the Sanctuary & in the school bus shelter.

Bring in packaged foods that will not spoil or freeze.


To access Sunday Service Recordings - go to the Church’s website on the bottom of the home page click on Manchester Community Church services link or click on 2018 Sermon Titles, Bulletins link; click on Manchester Community Church services link. Then click on the service you want to watch.



                        “Prayer Vine”


Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Len Bettis, family of Terry Blake (Harry & Dee Dee Black daughter), Asher Bragdon, Lillian Bragg, Prescott Chapman (Teresa Farrington’s dad), Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Al Culmone, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Bill & Kim Dowling, Ryan Gauthier, Marc Guillemette, Anne Goldrup, John Gragg, T. Hallett, Gina Harford, family of Tim Harris (Karen & Roland Michaud’s family), Bill Hawksley & family, Jackie Heath (Dylan & Jayden’s grandmother), Holly Hersey, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Bruce Keene, Gladys Keene, Ruby Keene, Adelaide Lake, Eva McKinnon, Lynn Messenger, Donna Michaud, Susan Miller, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Linda Newcombe, Evelyn Potter, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, Debbie Rollins & family, Ciro Russo, Leon Strout, Peggy Struck, Rosemary & Christine

Towne, Lou Turmelle, Addie & Norman Weymouth, Jesse Whitman, Norman Whitman (Teddy’s brother). Members of our Armed Forces and families.


Please let Deanna know of any names that should be added or if God has answered their prayers any names that can be taken off. 


                           “Manchester Community Church”

      21 Readfield Road, Manchester, ME. 04351


     Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor

    Church office 207-622-0738      

           Pastor’s hours are Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

          Pastor Don is available for pastoral emergencies at 207-215-6838.

Church web site:

Deanna Mosher Hallett, Secretary/Clerk 207-441-6011

Linda Sweeney, Treasurer 207-622-4536

           Mary Cloutier, Webmaster

                   Rose Benner, Senior Deacon

                                              Annabell Curtis, Organist 



Manchester Community Church

Established 1833

The Reverend Donald Stanley Davenport





“Where people count and Christ is honored”