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October 5, 2014 Bulletin

Prelude                                                                             Annabell Curtis

Welcome and Announcements                      Pastor Jack

 

*Opening Hymn   Pg. 262     “Holy, Holy, Holy”

 

Lord’s Prayer           

 

Unison Reading   No. 694    Psalm 22

           Deacon John Gragg

*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                                               Alec Rogers   

 

Offering                                          

Offertory      “Communion Meditation”                      MCC 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          Mark 15:25-37          (insert)

Sermon    “suffered…crucified, dead and buried”     Pastor Jack

 

Invitation to Communion 

Prayer of Confession 

Most merciful God,

I confess that I have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed,

by what I have done, and by what I have left undone.

I have not loved you with my whole heart;

I have not loved my neighbor as myself.

For the sake of your Son, Jesus Christ,

have mercy on me and forgive me,

that I may delight in your will and walk in your ways,

to the glory of your name.   AMEN.   

Assurance of Pardon           

Sacrament of Holy Communion

 

*Closing Hymn        “Bless Be the Tie That Binds”               1st verse

 

Benediction/Postlude

 

Communion Servers:  Robert Tweedie, Leon Strout, Debbie Maddox

Communion Preparer: Teddy Ware

Ushers:                          Debbie Maddox & Debbie Violette

Coffee Hour:                  Diane Welch & Elaine Bridge

 

Coming Events                    

Oct.     8         6:15 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal

             8         7:00 p.m.         Deacons

 9       11:00 a.m.         Ladies Group meet to go to Fairground  Café in Topsham

            18      9 am – 2 pm      Vendor Fair

19        3 – 6 pm          Sunday School Halloween Party children thru Grade 5

            26        3 - 6 pm           Youth Night, Grade 6 and up

            26        10:00 a.m.       Pastor Jack’s last Sunday

Nov.    7 & 8    9 am – 2 pm   A Touch of Christmas Fair

 

Rose on the Altar announces the birth of Emma Grace Lerette on October 1st.  Grandparents Pastor Don and Jean Davenport.

 

Oct. 19 Pastor Jack is away officiating at the Baptism of his grandchildren.  Alec Rogers will preach his final sermon as our Pastoral Intern.

 

Oct. 26 Pastor Jack’s Last Sunday; Pastor Jack has resigned and Oct. 26 will be his last Sunday as our Pastor.  He will be missed by many. 

God answers prayers.

 

Finance Committee would like to have all budget requests for next year turned in by October 16th.

Augusta Food Bank is asking for canned fruit & canned vegetables on Oct 12th, peanut butter, jams, jellies on Oct 19th, and pasta and pasta sauce on Oct 26th. You can leave your donations in the back of the church.  Thanks

Missions Committee: The following donation have been made: North Manchester Church $100; Good Shepherd Food Bank $300; Bread of Life Ministries- $300 for Soup Kitchen, $100 for Women’s Shelter, $100 for Homeless Veterans Shelter; Fuel Assistance $350.

 

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

Volunteers needed for new MCC Tech Team:  Adult and teen volunteers are needed to run the sound board.  Training will be provided.  Use the white pew card to sign-up.

Operation Christmas Child, a Samaritan’s Purse charitable program which sends thousands of shoe boxes filled with small gifts to children in parts of the world making sure more than a million children know they are loved and not forgotten at Christmas.  To take part either: 1. Fill a box; 2. Purchase a few items or 3. Give a $ donation to help with shipping costs.  If you are taking a box, Please add your name to the Sign-Up sheet. Inside each box is a sheet of the suggested items and a boy/girl tag. Make sure to check off on the label whether you are buying for a boy or a girl and what age group.  Put the label in the top of your box when returning it. For those just buying items, take a sheet from the table. We must have all boxes and items back by Sunday, October 19th so the boxes can be wrapped.  From the Future’s Group, thank you for your participation in Operation Christmas Child.

 

Prayer Vine

Lee Adams, Pamela Arnold Navarro, Barbara Barber, Carolyn Bickford, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Raymond Gay, Bruce Keene, Adelaide Lake, Lynn Messenger, Fran Montagna, Kaye Mooers, , Effie Nichols, John Ogden, Ciro Russo, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Eileen Tweedie. Members of our Armed Forces and their families throughout the world.

 

Prayer Vine use the white pew card and place in offering plate or contact Debbie Violette 462-7722 or deblv62@roadrunner.com

 

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

Luke 18: 1

 

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).

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

 

Rev. Dr. Jack L. Daniel, Pastor

Church Office   207-622-0738

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