Manchester Community Church
Monday, March 19, 2018
Where people count and Christ is honored.

May 11, 2014 Bulletin



Prelude                                                                        Don Davenport

Welcome and Announcements                           Pastor Jack L. Daniel


*Opening Hymn  Pg. 560    “For the Beauty of the Earth”


Lord’s Prayer  


Old Testament Reading   Proverbs 31        Deacon Jean Davenport

                                                (see insert)


*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.


Prayers of the People



Offertory        “A Tribute to Mothers”                         MCC Choir     


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

Praise Song             “Here we are”                             Jean & Joan

                                                (see insert)


Scripture New Testament  Pg. 6  Matthew 7: 7-11


Sermon              “A Mother’s Love”                           Pastor Jack


*Closing Hymn  Pg. 2   “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”






Ushers:  Elaine Bridge & Sue Bourne

Coffee Hour:  Sandy Jackson & Gladys Keene


Coming Events                    

May 14            6:15 p.m.         Choir Practice

May 15            12 noon           Ladies Group meet at Church

May 18            11:00 a.m.       Church Cleanup Day (No Coffee Hour)

May 20            6:00 p.m.         Future’s Group

May 24        4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  Baked Bean Public Supper

June 1             11:15 a.m.       How to become a member meeting

June 8             10:00 a.m.       Children’s Day


“All You Need is Love” is the title of a sermon series Pastor Jack began April 27th. We are looking 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.

May 15th – Ladies Group meets at the Church.  Bring bag lunch, two auction items and Secret Pals information sheet if you already have it.

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 here is a list of things that we will be doing at cleanup:

·         Cutting brush and raking so bring gloves.

·         Washing the exterior windows and siding so bring safety glasses and rubber gloves.

·         Power brooming so bring safety glasses and dust mask or handkerchief.

·         Working in flower garden. so knee pads and gloves.

·         Interior cleaning. so bring rags and rubber gloves.

·         Interior windows. so bring micro fiber clothes or newspapers.

·         Painting so bring a brush and protective clothing.

Light refreshments will be provided.  Help us spruce up this old Church that we all love.  Rain date June 1st.

How to become a member: Pastor Jack will hold an information meeting right after Church on June 1st.  Grab a cup of coffee and meet with Pastor Jack to find out how to become a member.

May 24th – Baked Bean & Casserole Supper: If you would like to make a casserole, pie or give a donation toward the food please see one of the Future’s Group members. 

MCC Cookbook: Please email to or bring in your favorite recipes, quick tips and food related questions and answers & leave them in the Basket/Recipe Box in the back of the Sanctuary, for a MCC Cookbook that the Future’s Group hopes to have ready to sell at the Christmas Fair.  

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 Pew Card in the pew rack and put it in the offering plate.  Members, and friends, you can use the card to update 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


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, Jean Gray, Eric Hague, Mary Lou Harris, Geraldine Havey, Bill Hawksley, Holly Hersey, Cynthia Johnson, Diane Johnson, Jean Johnson, Richard “Pudge” Jones, Kristen Landry, Randy McKay, Gloria McNichol, Elizabeth Mansir, Pat & Kathy Matheney, Effie Nichols, David Roes, Kathy Santerre, Leon Strout, Gloria Sylvester, Helen & Rudy Trundy, Debbie Violette, Bud Ware, Mary Wilson,  our armed forces (and their family members) wherever they are stationed throughout the world


“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

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Mary Cloutier, Webmaster

Annabell Curtis, Organist