Manchester Community Church
Monday, May 16, 2022
Where people count and Christ is honored.

December 19, 2021

Manchester Community Church              

          The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor           

                     Alec Rogers, Assistant Pastor

                      December 19, 2021, 10: 00 A.M.

                          Fourth Sunday of Advent

                        2021 Christmas Celebration         


Welcome & Announcements                     Sr. Deacon Rose Benner   

Call to Worship                     Isaiah 7:14              Pastor Alec Rogers

Introit                                                                          MCC Choir


*Opening Hymn #145   “O Come, All Ye Faithful”

Reading                                 Micah 5:2                    Deacon Benner

Anthem                            “Bethlehem’s Gift”             MCC Choir


 Lighting the Advent Candles              Margaret Harrington & family

(Hope, Peace, Joy, Love & Christ’s Candle)

Reading                          Isaiah 9:2, 6                        Deacon Benner


Message                     Whispers of Hope                   Pastor Alec

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                  

Message       The Fullness of Time (Luke 2:1-6)       Pastor Alec


*Hymn #131   “Angels, from the Realms of Glory”   


Special Music            “O Holy Night”                        Don Sweeney

*Doxology #625 & Prayer of Thanksgiving


Message   The Nativity of the Lord (Luke 2:7-20)     Pastor Alec

Special Music            “Christmas Medley”                Jean & Joan

Message          The Nativity of God’s People            Pastor Alec


*Closing Hymn #147   “Silent Night! Holy Night!”

*Benediction                                                              Pastor Alec 



*   Please stand if possible


Minister of Worship                              Assistant Pastor Alec Rogers 

Deacon of the Day                                       Sr. Deacon Rose Benner        

Ushers of the Day                              Karen Guillemette & Bud Ware




(Poinsettias on the Altar)


        In Memory & Honor of:                                    Given By:


Fred & Gladys Benner, Vincent &

    Thelma Craig, Brothers, Harley

    & Mannie Craig, and Sister Ellen                 Warren & Rose Benner

Gert & Lee Adams, Brother Lee                       Harry & Dee Dee Black

Joe & Claudia Arnold, Paul Gagnon

    and David P.                                           Arlene Gagnon, Gail & family

Mary Godbout, Kathy Godbout, and

    Brother Bob                                                   Dick Godbout

Bud Hallett, Floyd & Margaret Mosher,

    Clarence & Clara Turner, and

    Perley & Edith Hallett                     Deanna Mosher Hallett & family

Robert Blake and Don Herber                           Jackie Herber

Jan Johnson                                                        Rev Johnson

Larry French, Edgar & Tressie Maddox            Jr. & Deb Maddox

Gerry Peabody                                    Annette, David, Doug Peabody

Bill & Isabelle Rollins                                          Deb & Dee Rollins

Horatio R. Rogers and William &

     Nanna Ingham                                               Alec & Julie Rogers

Albert & Leonida Nadeau and

     Everett & Carla Strout                                   Leon & Terry Strout

Mark & Phyllis, Wilson & Ethel                           Don & Lynn Sweeney

Clyde Morgan, Louise Morgan &

     Roy Perkins                                                   Their families

Stanley & Ruth Davenport                                 Their families

Our Loved Ones                                                 Bud & Teddy Ware

Elmer & Vesta Mitchell, Son Ryan                     Diane Welch  




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During the month of December, Missions is asking for donations for the Salvation Army in lieu of “Ringing the Bell” at the kettles.  An offering plate is available at the back of the sanctuary.  Missions also donated $600 to Augusta Food Bank & $200 to Samaritan’s purse.


No Coffee after church


To access Sunday Services Recordings on Church’s website on the bottom of the home

page click on Manchester Community Church services link in blue


Our “Prayer Vine” is very important and much needed. To keep it updated, please let Deanna know of names that need to go on and “when God has answered your prayer” names that can come off.


                        “Prayer Vine”



Brin Amberlee,Baker family, Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Rose & Warren Benner, Pauline Gagnon Bennett & Ernest Gagnon, (Arlene’s sister & brother-in-law), Dee Dee Black,  Robin Blake, Asher Bragdon, Robert & Tonya Celeste (John’s son-in-law), Denise Cerrell, Prescott & Richardyne Chapman (Teresa’s parents), Al Culmond, Addie Cumler, Annabell Curtis, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Richard Dunlap (Margaret’s brother), Geraldine French, Larry French Jr. (Deb Maddox’s mother & brother), Louise Gagnon, Ryan Gauthier, Adelina Gragg (John’s granddaughter), Barbara Hall, T. Hallett, Eddie & Dianne Harrington (Deanna’s cousins), Emily Hartung (Honky’s daughter-in-law), Darrell Hood (Jackie’s son-in-law), Rebecca Jayne, Jill, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Joshua, Kendra Kyes, Adelaide Lake, Betty Locke, Louise, Eva McKinnon, Ron Margeson (Pastor Don’s brother), Melody (Cindy’s friend), Lynn Messenger, Susan Miller, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, Ciro Russo, Leon Strout, Peggy Struck, Tom Taylor (Bud & Teddy’s nephew), Ed Tilson, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Harrison Tribou (Bud & Teddy’s Great Grandson), Lou Turmelle, Savannah Tuttle (Bill & Darlene’s granddaughter), Janye Varney, Spencer Walling, Whitehouse family,  Bud Ware,


America and our Armed Forces and families.




                Manchester Community Church      

      21 Readfield Road, Manchester, ME. 04351

     Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor

     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

                       Alec Rogers, Webmaster

                                Rose Benner, Senior Deacon

                                       Annabell Curtis

       December 19, 2021     

     “Christmas Sunday”   






    Manchester Community Church                                                                                                                                                                                           

               Established 1833


 The Reverend Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor

                 Alec Rogers Assistant Pastor





        “Where people count and Christ is honored”