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March 15, 2015 Bulletin

Manchester Community Church

March 15, 2015 – 10:00 a. m.


Fourth Sunday in Lent

Prelude                                                        Annabell Curtis


Welcome & Announcements             Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon

Introit                                                            MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                             Pastor Donald Davenport


*Hymn            Page 462         “Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us”


Responsive Reading  #642  “Christ’s Exaltation”  Deacon Gagnon

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                                  SS Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

   Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem          “Once Upon a Tree”               MCC Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                   Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                             MCC Senior Choir



Offertory    Page 73   “Thou Art Worthy”      Dick, Joan & Jean

            (seated & sing along when invited)     

*Doxology      Page 625   and Prayer


Hymn  (seated)           Page 326         “Softly and Tenderly”                   


Scripture        Page  81          John 3:16-21

Sermon          “Come to the Light”                 Pastor Don     


*Hymn             Page 371         “Have Thine Own Way, Lord”              


*Parting Benediction

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

*Postlude                                                       Annabell Curtis




*Please stand

Today’s Deacon            Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon

Ushers:                           Karen Guillemette & Bud Ware

Coffee Hour:                   Cathy Blackstone & Arlene Gagnon




  Coming Events


March 16        6:00 p.m.         Bible Study

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

18        6:15 p.m.         Choir  

24        6:00 p.m.         Bread, Broth & Bible 

            28    4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  Public Baked Bean Supper

            29      10:00 p.m.         Palm Sunday Service

            29        6:00 p.m.         Executive Board




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



Future’s Group meets: on the third Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. in Johnson Hall. All welcome.  If anybody would like to help with any of the suppers, please see Deanna or one of the Future’s Group members.



Bread, Broth & Bible: will be held on Tuesday, March 24 at 6 p.m. downstairs.  We will feature three kinds of soups and stews as well as home-made bread.  Those attending are asked to bring their own place setting.  Please sign up at the back of the Sanctuary if you plan on attending so we can plan accordingly.



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, Dick Ellis, Raymond Gay, John Gragg, Family of Geraldine Havey upon her passing, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Bruce Keene, Adelaide Lake, Lynn Messenger, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, John Ogden, Ann Marie Roes, Ciro Russo, 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.