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

May 18, 2014 Bulletin

Prelude                                                              Don Davenport

Welcome and Announcements                           Pastor Jack L. Daniel


*Opening Hymn  Pg  231           “Jesus Shall Reign”


Lord’s Prayer  


Old Testament Reading Pg 705  Psalm 84 Deacon Linda Cookson


*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        “Gracious Savior, Love Divine”          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             “Give Thanks”                            Jean & Don

                                                (see insert)


Scripture New Testament Pg 174   Philippians 2:19-30, 4:1-3


Sermon                “The Value of People”                   Pastor Jack


*Closing Hymn Pg 404        “The Solid Rock”





Ushers:  Elaine Bridge & Sue Bourne

No Coffee Hour: Light Luncheon before Church Spring Cleanup


Coming Events                    

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

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

May 21            6:15 p.m.         Choir Practice

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

May 25            10:00 a.m.       Lighting of the Candles

May 25        3:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Youth Night

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

June 1             6:30 p.m.         Executive Board Meeting

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


“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 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 (no coffee hour).  Help us spruce up this old Church that we all love.  Rain date June 1st.

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.

May 25th – Lighting of the Candles – During today’s service, we’ll have the opportunity to light a candle in memory of loved ones and say a prayer of thanks to God for their lives.

May 25th – Youth Night: All youth are welcome at MCC Youth Night from 3:00 – 6:00 pm at the church.  Games, food and a lot of fun.  For more info see Eileen Tweedie, Supt. of Sunday School.

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.

June 8th Children’s Sunday: A special worship service to honor and recognize the teachers and children of our Sunday School.  Pastor Jack will preach and open the Good News Mystery Box and all other aspects of the service will be conducted by our Sunday School students.  Bibles will be awarded to students entering Grade 3 in the fall.

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, LeRoy Harrington, 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, the families of our armed forces (and their family members) wherever they are stationed throughout the world, the family of Hugh Smith (Linda Newcombe’s brother) and the family of Henry Davis.


“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

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