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March 8, 2015 Bulletin

Manchester Community Church

March 8, 2015 – 10:00 a. m.

Third Sunday in Lent


Prelude                                                                Annabell Curtis


Welcome & Announcements               Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Introit                                                                 MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                              Pastor Donald Davenport


*Hymn            Page 269         “O Word of God Incarnate”


Responsive Reading  #689  “Fellowship”     Deacon Cutliffe

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                                  SS Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

   Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem            “Come To the Cross”            MCC Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                                  MCC Senior Choir



Offertory   “Put Your Hands in the Hand”     Dick Cutliffe

*Doxology      Page 625   and Prayer


Hymn  (seated)           Page 270         “Wonderful Words of Life”                   


Scripture        Page  81          John 2:13-22

Sermon          “Believe the Word”                Pastor Don     


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

*Parting Benediction

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

*Postlude                                                       Annabell Curtis


Today’s Deacon             Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Ushers:                                Karen Guillemette & Bud Ware

Coffee Hour:                   Kerry & Linda Cookson


*Please stand



  Coming Events

March       8         11:15 a.m.        Special Membership Meeting

    9          6:00 p.m.         Bible Study

   11        6:15 p.m.         Choir    

                   12        Noon               Ladies Group

                   17        6:00 p.m.         Future’s Group




Bible Study Monday at 6:00 p.m.: Pastor Don is teaching on the “Acts of the Apostles”. All welcome!


Special Membership Meeting: today 11:15 in the Sanctuary to receive the report of the Pulpit Committee and vote on the Committee’s recommendation.


Ladies Group: will meet on March 12th at Church.  Bring bag lunch & program will be on Holy Land.


Future’s Group meets: on the third Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. in Johnson Hall. All welcome.


MCC Future Group Cookbooks - $15.00: Along with First Lady Barbara Bush this cookbook also has a recipe from Maine First Lady Ann LePage & Senator Susan Collins. Checks should be made payable 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, Len Bettis, Carolyn Bickford, Roger Blackstone, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Wayne Chadbourne’s family, Sonny Chevarie, Raymond Gay, John Gragg, Lucas Gragg, APD Chief Robert Gregoire, Family of Geraldine Havey upon her passing this last week, Family of Alice Hartung, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Bruce Keene, Adelaide Lake, Lynn Messenger, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, John Ogden, Ann Marie Roes, Ciro Russo, Jeri Scales, Family of Sterling Thurston on his Brother Glen passing in Fl, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Bob Tweedie, Eileen Tweedie. Members of our Armed Forces and their families throughout the world.



To add or remove a name on the Prayer Vine please 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

                                              Arlene Gagnon, Senior Deacon

                                                                                   Annabell Curtis, Organist

     Colin Enyeart, Sound Tech.