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

November 9, 2014 Bulletin

Prelude                                                           Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements           Senior Deacon Linda Cookson

Introit                                                              MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                             Pastor Don Davenport 


*Hymn       #514       “In My Heart There Rings a Melody”


*Responsive Reading    #672    Assurance

                                                            Senior Deacon Linda Cookson

*Gloria Patri    Page 623


Anthem          “Have Faith in Me”                  MCC Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, The Lord’s Prayer (Debts) and Choral Amen    


Offertory        Organ Selections                    Annabell Curtis

*Doxology      Page 625 and Prayer


*Praise Song     #65    “The Wonder of It All”


Sermon and Scripture            John 14:8-11, 25-31   Page 95

Sermon    “Rise, let us be on our way”          Pastor Don


*Hymn       Page 293    “Rise Up, O Church of God”


Parting Benediction




Today’s Deacon:          Senior Deacon Linda Cookson

Ushers:                         Diane Welch & Karen Michaud

Coffee Hour:                 Pat VanOrman & Martha Hoy



Coming Events



Nov.      12        6:15 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal

            13        12 Noon          Ladies Group at the Church

            18        6:00 p.m.         Futures Meeting

            22        4:30 pm           Baked Bean Public Supper   


Membership Meeting Luncheon today to discuss plans for the church future and to establish a Pastoral Search Committee.

Ladies Group – will meet November 13th at noon at church and there will be a guest speaker.  Bring a bag lunch.


MCC Futures Cookbooks $15.00 are being printed and should be ready for Christmas.  If you would like to order one please see Arlene Gagnon, Debbie Maddox, Linda Cookson or Deanna Hallett.  Checks should be made out to MCC Futures.


No Sunday School or Child Care on Sundays, Nov. 23rd & Dec. 21st.


John Gragg is heading up an annual Thanksgiving & Christmas Dinner Baskets; again this year John and his crew are putting together baskets and they could use your help with food items: canned veg, potatoes, carrots, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pie fillings, pie crust, pies, napkins, paper plates, etc. Donations can be left in the back of the church.  Perishable items should be brought just before delivery but please let John know ahead.


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.


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.



Prayer Vine


Parents and friends of Nora Birch and Cassidy Charette, both students of Messalonski High School who died tragically and all the students of Messalonskee High School.

Lee Adams, Pamela Arnold Navarro, Barbara Barber, Carolyn Bickford, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Sonny Chevarie, Raymond Gay, Lucas Gragg, APD Chief Robert Gregoire, Leroy Harrington, Diana Johnson, Bruce Keene, Adelaide Lake, Lynn Messenger, Fran Montagna, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Effie Nichols, John Ogden, Ciro Russo, Rosemary & Christine Towne. 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


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

Luke 18: 1



Office Hours

Pastor Don’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 207-215-6838 (cell).



Rev. Donald Davenport, Pastor

Church Office   207-622-0738

Deanna Mosher Hallett, Secretary 207-441-6011

Church web site:

Church e-mail:

Pastor Don e-mail:

                                                            Mary Cloutier, Webmaster

                                                                    Linda Cookson, Senior Deacon

                                                                                                Annabell Curtis, Organist

                                                                                              Colin Enyearst, Sound Tech.