Manchester Community Church
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Where people count and Christ is honored.

March 29, 2015 Bulletin

        Palm Sunday


Prelude                                                           Annabell Curtis


Welcome & Announcements                      Deacon John Gragg

Introit                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                           Pastor Donald Davenport


*Hymn            Page 173         “All Glory, Laud and Honor”


Responsive Reading  #712  Psalm 118       Deacon Gragg

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                                 SS Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

   Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem          “He Comes Triumphant”         MCC Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                   Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                              MCC Senior Choir



Offertory               “The Palms”                     MCC Senior Choir        

*Doxology      Page 625   and Prayer


Hymn  (seated)           Page 433         “Sweet Hour of Prayer”


Scripture        Page 19           Matthew 21:1-11

Sermon    “Hosanna in the Highest (Heaven)”     Pastor Don


*Hymn             Page 174         “Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”         


*Parting Benediction

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

*Postlude                                                       Annabell Curtis





*Please stand

Today’s Deacon:            Deacon John Gragg

Ushers:                           Karen Guillemette & Bud Ware

Coffee Hour:                   Lynn Mace & Sue Bourne




  Coming Events


March 29        6:00 p.m.         Executive Board

            30        -------   .           No Bible Study in Holy Week

April     01        6:15 p.m.         Choir

            01        7:00 p.m.         Deacons

05        6:00 a.m.  Sunrise Service at Jesse Lee Church

                        Breakfast following Readfield Methodist Church

           10:00 a.m.          Easter Service MCC

09        12 Noon             Ladies Group

            11   4:30 – 6:00 p.m.       Baked Bean Supper

                                                (Note: Second Saturday)



Plants for Easter Sunday: if you would like to put an Easter plant on the altar for Sunday please call one of the following: Sue Bourne 395-4373; Diane Welch 213-8648; Teddy Ware 622-5256 before Wed.


Daffodils this morning: are given in memory of Gerard Peabody by his family and in honor of all those whose lives have been affected by cancer.


Missions are asking for personal items for the Augusta Food Bank not covered by food stamps such as: deodorant, toothpaste and brushes, diapers, detergent, soap, razors, etc. Please place items in bin at the back of the Church sanctuary.


Ladies Group will meet on April 9th at noon at the Church. We will journey into the past with our guest, Relief Savage Gordon.  Bring a bag lunch.  Dessert and beverage will be provided.


Spring Fair May 8 & 9: Time to start cleaning out for our Spring Fair.  We will take furniture, children’s toys, children’s clothes, kitchen items, misc. items, etc. Please no computers, TVs, keyboards, fax machines etc as we have to pay to get rid of these.


Volunteers still 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, Eleanor Benner, Len Bettis, Carolyn Bickford, Roger Blackstone, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Frances Caston mother of Nancy Kanozak, Sonny Chevarie, Clair, Dick Ellis, Raymond Gay, John Gragg, Family of Willie Grover upon his passing, Jackie Herber, 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.