Manchester Community Church
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Where people count and Christ is honored.

April 27, 2014 Bulletin

 Prelude                                                                        Annabelle Curtis

 

Welcome and Announcements                           Pastor Jack L. Daniel

 

*Opening Hymn  Pg. 1    “Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee”

 

Lord’s Prayer  

 

Responsive Reading Pg.661   “Christian Love” Deacon Arlene Gagnon

*Gloria Patri

            Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy

Ghost.  As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be.

World without end.  AMEN. AMEN.

 

Sonshine Kids    “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands”

Good News Mystery Box                             Pastor Jack & Children

 

Prayers of the People

 

Offering                                          

Offertory                    “I Feel Love”               MCC Senior Choir

 

*Doxology     

Praise God from whom all blessings flow

Praise Him all creatures here below.

Praise Him above, ye heavenly host.

Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.  Amen

 

*Prayer of Dedication

 

Scripture New Testament    Matthew 22: 34-40     Pastor Jack

 

Sermon          “All You Need is Love”                    Pastor Jack

    

*Closing Hymn   Pg. 92  “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling”

 

Benediction                                                        Pastor Jack      

Postlude                    

                                           

Ushers:  Don & Lynn Sweeney

Coffee Hour: Darlene Hawksley & Nancy Gettig

 

 

Coming Events                    

April 30            6:15 p.m.         Choir Practice

Today              Noon               Newcomers Lunch at the Daniels’

 

Today Newcomers Lunch – at the Daniels’ 27 Bluebird Lane, Richmond 04357.  You can see Kathy for a map or follow Pastor Jack after coffee hour.             .

“All You Need is Love” is the title of a sermon series Pastor Jack begins this Sunday. We will look at the different kinds of love taught in the Bible and how we can become more loving and forgiving, and how we can form, sustain and deepen our relationships.

April 28 9-12 Noon at MCC - “SHUSH! I Don’t Want to Think About It!”; there will be a program titled “Frequently asked Questions About Advance Directives” (End of life issues & decisions).  The program includes medical, legal & spiritual questions about the end of life issues.  The program is organized by the Readfield Cafe’ and the Rev. Ira Ellis.  Pastor Jack will be one of the presenters.  There is no cost.

May 9 – 10 MCC Spring Sale: Please clean out and bring in clean clothes, furniture, household supplies, toys, children’s clothes, etc.  Please NO TVs, computers, copies, and other electronic devices.  Setup May 4th after Church and Monday, May 5th - volunteers welcome.

May 18th - Church Spring Cleanup Day: The Trustees have planned an all Church Spring Cleanup Day for Sunday, May 18th, immediately following morning worship.  Please wear your work clothes to Church that day and bring mops, buckets, rakes, gloves, etc.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Help us spruce up this old Church that we all love.  Rain date June 1st.

MCC Cookbook: Please bring in your favorite recipes for a MCC Cookbook that the Future’s Group hopes to have ready for the Christmas Fair.  You can leave your recipes in the basket on the back table in the Sanctuary. 

Church Calendar:  Please add your church events to the official calendar outside the secretary’s office (using the pen provided) to reserve the space and time you need.

Pew Cards: Visitors, please let us know you were here by filling out the Connection Card in the pew rack.  Members, and friends, you can use the card to update contact information and alert us to any prayer needs.

Prayer Vine: In order to keep the prayer vine current & manageable please let the Church office or Pastor know of names that can be removed or added

Augusta/Manchester Food Bank: Is in need of canned fruit and soup.  There is a basket at the back of the Church.

 

 

Office Hours

 

Pastor Jack’s office hours are Wednesday and Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Of course he is always available for pastoral emergencies at 508-423-0705 (cell) or 207-737-2047 (home).

If you know of any pastoral care needs, you may contact either Pastor Jack or Sr. Deacon Linda Cookson.

 

Our Prayer Vine

Lee Adams, Carolyn Bickford, Randall Burnham, Sandra Carsley, Sonny Chavarie, Rusty Cottle, Pastor Don Davenport, Jean Gray, Eric Hague, Mary Lou Harris, Geraldine Havey, Holly Hersey, Cynthia Johnson, Diane Johnson, Jean Johnson, Kristen Landry, Randy McKay, Gloria McNichol, Elizabeth Mansir, Pat & Kathy Matheney, Effie Nichols, David Roes, Kathy Santerre, Hugh Smith, Valerie Smith, Leon Strout, Gloria Sylvester, Helen & Rudy Trundy, Debbie Violette, Mary Wilson,  our armed forces (and their family members) wherever they are stationed throughout the world

 

If you or your friends are standing in need of prayer, please call our coordinator, Debbie Violette, 547-4228 or contact Pastor Jack.

 

“Jesus told his Disciples…they should always pray and not give up” 

Luke 18: 1

 

Rev. Dr. Jack L. Daniel, Pastor

Church office   207-622-0738

207-737-2047 or 508-423-0705

Church web site:  www.manchestercommunitychurch.com

Church e-mail: manchestercommunitychurch@yahoo.com

Pastor Jack e-mail:  revjdaniel@gmail.com

 

Mary Cloutier, Webmaster mncltr@gmail.com

Annabell Curtis, Organist