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Nov. 24, 2019 Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

             Manchester Community Church                 

                                                     

                                                      November 24, 2019  

                                                           10:00 a.m.

                 Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

                                                The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor

 

Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                        Deacon Randy Burnham

 

Introit                                                                             MCC Choir

Call to Worship                                                              Pastor Don     

*Opening Hymn   Pg. 561                 “We Gather Together:

 

Unison Reading  #695              Psalm 23                        Deacon Burnham

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                     S.S. Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe

 

Anthem                 “A Harvest Song of Praise”                 MCC Choir

 

Pastor’s Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                      Deacon Burnham    

Choral Amen                                                                MCC Choir     

 

Offering                                                                     

0ffertory                   “Here I Am, Lord”                           Don & Pastor Don

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                       Pastor Don

           

 Hymn   (Seated)     Pg. 556              “Now Thank We All Our God”

Scripture Reading  Pg. 29      Matthew 28:16-20             Pastor Don   

 

Sermon                     “Remember”                               Pastor Don

 

*Hymn         Pg.557       “In Thanksgiving Let Us Praise Him”    

*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:                                    Diane Welch & Deanna Mosher Hallett  

Coffee Hour:                                    Sandy Jackson & Debbie Maddox

      

Coming Event

 

Nov.             today             10:15/11:30 a.m.             SS/Adult S.S.

                        26                     9:30 a.m.                Discussion Group

                        27                    6:15 p.m.                Choir

                        28                          “Happy Thanksgiving”

 

 

Adult Sunday School Assignments:

11/24               Marriage/Family          Ephesians 5-6

12/1                 Resisting the Devil      James 4

12/8                 Vices/Virtues               Galatians 5

12/15               God’s Armor               Ephesians 6

12/22               God’s Faithfulness      1 Thessalonians 5

 

Jesus: A new vision by Marcus Borg will be the fall “focus” for the Discussion Group. Back on Tuesdays.   All are welcome. 

 

The first Sunday in December there will be tables in Johnson Hall for Christmas cards to share with church friends.

 

Save the Date! Dec. 6th Annual Christmas Family Potluck Supper @ 5:30 p.m.  Please bring a main dish or salad to share.  Dessert and drinks will be provided by the Social Committee.  There is a signup sheet on the bulletin board in Johnson Hall.  Pastor Don will be singing a song he has written for this occasion!  We will also do an ornament swap game.

 

Dec. 7th 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Salvation Army Kettle Bell Ringing volunteers needed at Wal-Mart (Merchandise side).  Sign up in back of Sanctuary.

 

“Blessings Food Basket” in the Sanctuary & across the street in the school bus shelter.  Please remember this very important & much needed mission.  Food items that will not freeze.

 

 

 

To access Sunday Services Recordings - go to the Church’s website www.manchestercommunitychurch.com on the bottom of the home page click on Manchester Community Church services link or click on 2017 Sermon Titles, Bulletins link; click on Manchester Community Church services link. Then click on the service you want to watch.

    

                        “Prayer Vine”

 

Roger Bachelder & family, Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Catherine Bourne (Sue’s daughter), Asher Bragdon, Maxine Buxton (Donna Misner’s sister), Denise Cerrell, Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Al Culmond, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Bill & Kim Dowling, Pat Drost, Ryan Gauthier, Vern Gettig, Marjorie Hall (Barbara’s mother), Bill Hawksley & family, Darrell Hood (Jackie Herber’s son-in-law), Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson,  Ruby Keene, Kendra Kyes, Adelaide Lake, Scott Lyon & family, Family of Loryn McCollett, Eva McKinnon, Lynn Messenger, Donna Michaud, Susan Miller, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Family of Lionel Pelletier, Kerry Pepper (Nancy’s daughter), Phyllis, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, Debbie Rollins & family, Ciro Russo, Ralph Sargent (Sandy Jackson’s uncle), Leon Strout, Peggy Struck,  Tom Taylor (Bud & Teddy Ware’s nephew), Rosemary & Christine Towne, Savannah Tuttle (Bill & Darlene’s granddaughter), Spencer Walling, 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 when God has answered prayers, any names that can come off. 

 

 

                           “Manchester Community Church”   

       21 Readfield Road, Manchester, ME. 04351

 

     Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor  don.s.davenport@gmail.com

Church office 207-622-0738 manchester.community.church1833@gmail.com     

           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:  www.manchestercommunitychurch.com

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

Linda Sweeney, Treasurer 207-622-4536

Mary Cloutier, Webmaster mncltr@gmail.com

             Rose Benner, Senior Deacon

                                          Annabell Curtis, Organist