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November 16, 2014 Bulletin

Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                     Deacon Robert Tweedie

Introit                                                                        MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                                    Pastor Donald Davenport


*Hymn       Page 278       “Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken”


*Responsive Reading    #681    Reconciliation

                                                                                        Deacon Robert Tweedie

*Gloria Patri     Page 623


Anthem          “Open My Eyes”                          MCC Senior Choir


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



Offertory        Selected Music                            Annabell Curtis

*Doxology      Page 625 and Prayer


*Praise Song     Page 91    “Alleluia”


Sermon and Scripture          The Pause that Refreshes”

Luke 6:27-38    Page 56                                      Pastor Don


*Hymn       Page 513               “O, How He Loves You and Me

*Parting Benediction

*Sung Response          “Go Now in Peace”    (Inside back cover)





Today’s Deacon:          Deacon Robert Tweedie

Ushers:                              Diane Welch & Karen Michaud

Coffee Hour:                 Colleen Crawford & Jenny Kingsbury





Coming Events



Nov.    18        6:00 p.m.         Future Group

           19        6:15 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal

           22        4:30 pm           Baked Bean Public Supper   





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. If you would like to make a $ donation please see John.


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


Lee Adams, Pamela Arnold Navarro, Barbara Barber, Carolyn Bickford, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Wayne Chadbourne’s family, Sonny Chevarie, Raymond Gay, Lucas Gragg, APD Chief Robert Gregoire, Leroy Harrington’s family, 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 Enyeart, Sound Tech.