Manchester Community Church
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Where people count and Christ is honored.

January 14, 2018


                                    Manchester Community Church

            January 14, 2018 10:00 a.m.

                                              Second Sunday after Epiphany              


Prelude                                                    Annabell Curtis



                                                        Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon


Introit                                                         MCC Senior Choir

 Call to Worship                                

       Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 145            “O Come, All Ye Faithful”


Responsive Reading  #633          “Scripture”           Deacon Gagnon

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem                      “Without You”                          MCC Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen



Offertory                                                                    Dick Cutliffe

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


Hymn   (Seated)  Page 536 “Happy the Home When God Is There”


Scripture Lesson      Page 90                       John 10:11-16


Sermon                “The Good Shepherd”              Pastor Don


Celebration of Communion

*Hymn            Page 286         “Bless Be the Tie That Binds”

                                                                        (1st Verse)


*Benediction                                                   Pastor Don

*Postlude                                                          Annabell Curtis

*Please stand if possible



Ushers for January                        Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley             

Deacon of the Day                               Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon

Communion Servers            Deacons Arlene Gagnon & Dick Cutliffe     

Coffee Hour:                             Margaret Harrington & Deanna Hallett



Coming Events     


January             today       10:15/11:30 a.m.        Sunday School/Adult School

  2018            15 or 16                  tba                Combined Kitchen Comm.

                        17                       6:15 p.m.        Choir

                        17                     7:00 p.m.         Deacons

                        28                     11:30 a.m.         Annual Church Meeting




Committees’ annual reports are due to Deanna today.  If you have not turned yours in, please let her know when it will be done.  The Annual Luncheon Meeting will be held after Church downstairs on January 28th.


If possible, please email your annual reports to and cc

or put them on a thumb drive.  Thank you!








Announcement Sheets for the Deacon of the Day to read are available on the back table in the Sanctuary.   





Services are now being video recorded from Sept. 10th on.  To access them, go to the Church’s website on the home page click on Manchester Community Church services link or click on 2017 Sermon Titles, bulletins link and click on Manchester Community Church services link. Then click on the service you want to watch and it should open to view. 



                                       “Prayer Vine”




Heidi Smith Arsenault, Carol Ballard, Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Erik Bates (Sue Bourne’s nephew), Eleanor Benner, Len Bettis, Bob Bond, Asher Bragdon, Sam Cabot, Andre Chabot, Prescott Chapman (Theresa Farrington’s dad), Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Gwen Christianson, Al Culmone, Marty Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Pat Drost, families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, John Gragg, Kevin Haley, T. Hallett, Gina Harford, Bill Hawksley & family, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Bruce Keene, Gladys Keene, Adelaide Lake, Bob Landry, Faith (Beaudoin) McLaughlin, Freemont Merriam (Cindy Burnham’s dad), Lynn Messenger, Ron Moody, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Darlene Cookson Passate, Bob Pushard, Ciro Russo, Chuck Silsby Jr., Andy & Peggy Struck,  Rosemary & Christine Towne, Dottie Turmelle,  Jesse Whitman, Norman Whitman (Teddy Ware’s brother),  Members of our Armed Forces and their families.


If there are any names that need to be added or taken off the Prayer Vine please leave a note in the “Secretary/Clerk” Mail Box in Johnson Hall. Thanks




Manchester Community Church

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

                       Arlene Gagnon, Senior Deacon

                                                  Annabell Curtis, Organist