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August 31, 2014 Bulletin

Prelude                                                                Chris & Jenn Blanche

Welcome and Announcements                              Pastor Jack


*Opening Hymn   Pg. 404     “The Solid Rock”


Lord’s Prayer           


Old Testament Reading  No. 703    Psalm 51

                Deacon Debbie Maddox

*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.


Praise Songs  Pg. 213     “Because He Lives”  Chris & Jenn Blanche

“Blessed Be Your Name”, “Be Unto Your Name”       (inserts)


Prayers of the People      



Offertory                                                                    Jenn Blanche


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               II Samuel 7:8-16      (insert)


Sermon       “King David: The Promise of Grace”              Pastor Jack


*Closing Hymn   Pg. 493    “It Is Well with My Soul”




Ushers:  Kirk Gettig & Bud Ware

Coffee Hour: Debbie Maddox & Jackie Herber


Coming Events                    

Sept. 3             6:15 p.m.        Choir Rehearsal begins

         3             7:00 p.m.        Deacons

         7             10:15 a.m.       Sunday School Rally Day

        11            Noon              Ladies Group

        11            6:30 p.m.        Alpha Dinner

        16            5:30 p.m.        Future Group (supper meeting)

        25            6:30 p.m.        Alpha & Beta Starts

        27        4:30 – 6 p.m.       Baked Bean Supper &

             6:30 p.m.       Concert by Heavenly Sound

       28            6:00 p.m.        Executive Board


Chris and Jenn Blanche are members of Fayette Baptist Church in Fayette, Maine, where Chris serves as the Youth and Children's Pastor.  Chris is originally from Manchester, Maine and Jenn grew up in Fayette.  They met at New England Bible College and were married in 1999.  Jenn has been singing and leading worship since she was young and she and Chris have been leading worship in churches together for over ten years.  They seek to glorify God through Christ centered worship and encourage others to do the same. They currently reside in Jay, Maine, with their three sons, Caleb (13), Jordan (11), and Connor (9).


Sunday School Rally Day Sept. 7th Children will sing early in the worship service our VBS theme song “God Will Guide Us” and then go for some fun activities with their classes; refreshments, bounce house and games. Sunday School registration after church. “Welcome Back” Hope you had a good summer vacation.


ALPHA: A new Alpha course lead by Kathy Daniel and Alec Rogers begins on Thursday evening September 25th.  Alpha is a ten-week practical introduction to the Christian faith offered by dozens of churches in Maine and thousands of churches around the world.  To learn more, plan to attend the Alpha Dinner at MCC on Thursday, September 11th at 6:30 p.m.

BETA: is a Bible Study lead by Pastor Jack for those who have already taken Alpha.  It also will meet on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and includes dinner.  To learn more, you can contact Pastor Jack or attend the Alpha Dinner on September 11th.


Ladies Group: will meet at Pat VanOrman on September 11th at noon.


Pew Cards: Visitors, please let us know you were here by filling out the Pew Card in the pew rack and drop it in the offering plate. 


The Social Committee: would like to thank all who provided coffee and punch for fellowship after church this summer.


Last chance for recipes for MCC Cookbook.  See Arlene Gagnon or Deanna Hallett today.


Blankets & Rugs loaned to “Wilderness Escape” VBS are folded and ready for pick up in the upstairs Sunday School room.  Thanks!


Listen to Sermons on-line: Go to and click on “Pastoral Ministry” “Sermons”. If a sermon was a blessing to you, share it with a friend.


Future’s Group: If anyone is interested in ordering a chicken pie please see Debbie Maddox.  Cost is $10.00.


Office Hours

Pastor Jack’s office hours are Wednesday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Friday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  He is always available for pastoral emergencies at 508-423-0705 (cell) or 207-737-2047 (home).

For pastoral care needs, you may contact either Pastor Jack or Sr. Deacon Linda Cookson.


Our Prayer Vine

Lee Adams, Barbara Barber, Carolyn Bickford, Harriet Blanch, Randall Burnham, Sandra Carsley, Sonny Chavarie, Arlene Davis, Judy Dawson, Noah Duffee, Bridget Durgin, Raymond Gay, Jr., Jean Gray, Eric Hague, LeRoy Harrington, Mary Lou Harris, Geraldine Havey, Holly Hersey, Cynthia Johnson, Diane Johnson, Jean Johnson, Richard “Pudge” Jones, Bruce Keene, Kristen Landry, Elizabeth Mansir, Pat & Kathy Matheney, Randy McKay, Gloria McNichol, Kaye Mooers, Effie Nichols, John Ogden, David Roes, Kathy Santerre, Leon Strout, Gloria Sylvester, Stephen, Helen & Rudy Trundy, Mary Wilson, the families of 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

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Annabell Curtis, Organist