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November 4, 2018

 Manchester Community Church

 November 4, 2018      10:00  a.m.

    24th Sunday after Pentecost        

                                                      Daylight Saving Time Ends at 2 a.m.

                                                                              Fall Back                                                                  

 Prelude                                                                      Annabell Curtis                

            Welcome/Announcements                                         Deacon Arlene Gagnon

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir


Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport

*Hymn                        Page 561        “We Gather Together”


Responsive Reading    #672       Assurance                   Deacon Gagnon      

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                                                S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem                                  “Let Us Serve Him”              MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                        Pastor Don

Choral Amen



Offertory                                                                        Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


Hymn (Seated)      Page 513        “O, How He Loves You and Me”

Scripture Lesson   Page 5         Matt. 6:19-20                  Pastor Don


Sermon                      “Where is Your Heart”                 Pastor Don

Service of Holy Communion                                          Pastor Don

*Hymn                Page 286   (1st Verse)         “Bless Be the Tie That Binds”


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don  

 *Postlude                                                                  Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


Deacon of the Month                           Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon

Communion Servers                           Deacons Arlene Gagnon & Joan Morgan

Ushers for the Month                              Diane Welch & Deanna Mosher Hallett     

Coffee Hour                                           Margaret Harrington & Deanna Mosher Hallett


Coming Events     

Nov.                today                   11:30 a.m.          Adult S.S. Class

                               5                      6:00 p.m.          Bldg Comm.                              

                               6                      9:30 a.m.         Bible Discuss Group

                               7             6:15 – 7:00 p.m.        Choir

                               7                     7:00 p-.m.          Deacons

                               8                   12:00 p.m.           Ladies Group      


Bible Discussion Group meets Tues. mornings to discuss “Inspired” by Rachel Evans.  All are welcome.


The Ladies Group will meet November 8th at noon at the church.  Bring a bag lunch and their guest speaker will be Mike Bell on the life & influence of Joan Mondale


“A Touch of Christmas Fair” will be held Nov. 16th & 17th.  Clean good condition items needed for the fair ASAP.  Raffle Baskets & gift cards available to view in Johnson Hall:  Tickets $1. and 7 for $5, see Deanna.  Help the church & buy some tickets!


“Christmas at the Norlands” planned for Dec. 8th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  A sign-up sheet is available in Johnson Hall or let Debbie Maddox know if you are interested.


Future’s Group is sponsoring “Christmas Shoe Box Program” thru Samaritan’s Purse for children in 3rd world counties. Boxes are in the back of the sanctuary with directions. Nov 18th is the deadline for returning the filled boxes.  If you aren’t able to fill a box but could help with shipping costs see Deanna or Joan, or there is a box labeled “Shipping Costs Donations”.  Any amount would be helpful.


“Blessings Food Basket” in the Sanctuary and across the street in the school bus shelter. Missions have suggested adding a suggestion box with MCC & phone # added asking people what would benefit them most. For now suggestions like: mac & cheese, peanut butter caned beans, crackers, jam, fluff, can milk, cereal, soup, pop tarts, etc.


New or if your address, phone or email has changed let Arlene and Deanna know, so the registers are correct. 


Deacon’s Announcement Sheets available on the back table.


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”


Carol Ballard, Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Len Bettis, Asher Bragdon, Lillian Bragg, Dolores Chandler, Prescott Chapman (Theresa Farrington’s dad), Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Al Culmone, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Bill & Kim Dowling, Families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Anne Goldrup, Nancy Gettig, John Gragg, Kevin Haley, T. Hallett, Gina Harford, Robert Hasson Jr, Bill Hawksley & family, Jackie Heath (Dylan & Jayden’s grandmother),  Holly Hersey, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Dorian Jones, Bruce Keene, Gladys Keene, Adelaide Lake, Bob Landry, Faith (Beaudoin) McLaughlin, Lynn Messenger, Ron Moody, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Debbie Rollins & family, Ciro Russo, Leon Strout, Peggy Struck, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Dottie Turmelle, Jesse Whitman, Norman Whitman (Teddy Ware’s brother). Members of our Armed Forces and families.



Please take a look at the Prayer Vine and let Deanna know of any names that should be put on or 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

                     Arlene Gagnon, Senior Deacon

                                                Annabell Curtis, Organist