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

January 4, 2015 Bulletin


Second Sunday in Christmastide


Prelude                                                          Annabell Curtis

Opening Prayer, the Lord’s Prayer &

Choral Amen                                                  Pastor Donald Davenport

   Children leave for Sunday School


Welcome & Announcements           Senior Deacon Linda Cookson

Introit                                                              MCC Senior Choir


*Hymn             Page 128         “It Came upon the Midnight Clear”


Responsive Reading  #680     Joy               Senior Deacon Cookson

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Anthem     “God’s Hand Holds Each Tomorrow”       MCC Senior Choir



Offertory              “He is Here”                                   Joan & Jean

*Doxology      Page 625   and Prayer


*Hymn             Page 136  “The First Noel”   (vss. 1-3 only)


Sermon and Scripture    It’s Awesome”

Isaiah 9:6-7  Page 598; Luke 2:25-32  Page 51      Pastor Don


Service of Holy Communion

*Parting Prayer & Benediction


*Hymn             Page 286         “Bless Be the Tie That Binds”



Today’s Deacon:          Senior Deacon Linda Cookson

Ushers:                         Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley

Communion Servers Linda Cookson, Debbie Maddox, John Gragg

Coffee Hour:                Marjorie Ellis & Diane Welch






  Coming Events


Jan.     7          6:15 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal

           7          7:00 p.m.         Deacons

           8          12 Noon           Ladies Group





Christmas Card Table-Johnson Hall; Please take your Cards and if a friend is not here could you please get their cards to them.


Sunday School Teachers and Helpers Needed: teachers are still needed.  Please let Eileen Tweedie know if you can help.


Annual Reports due: all committee chairs please turn in your committee’s annual report so the Annual Report Book can be prepared.  Please leave them in the Clerk’s Mail Box.


Ladies Group will meet at the Church on Jan. 8th for their “Trip to Italy” luncheon, lunch provided.


MCC Futures Cookbooks - $15.00: Start the New Year off preparing one of the many wonderful recipes in this cookbook. If you don’t have one they still are available; see Arlene Gagnon, Debbie Maddox, Linda Cookson or Deanna Hallett.  Checks should be made out to “MCC Futures”.


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, Diana Johnson, Bruce Keene, Adelaide Lake, Lynn Messenger, Fran Montagna, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Effie Nichols, John Ogden, Ciro Russo, Andy Struck, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Eileen Tweedie, Family of Dan Wood on his passing in Fl.. 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.