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

March 22, 2015 Bulletin

    Fifth Sunday in Lent


Prelude                                                           Annabell Curtis


Welcome & Announcements                      Deacon Jean Davenport

Introit                                                              MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                             Pastor Donald Davenport


*Hymn            Page 514         “In My Heart There Rings a Melody”


Responsive Reading  #705    Psalm 84”      Deacon Davenport

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Sonshine Kids                         “Sunlight in My Heart”

Joan Morgan, Director & Rose Benner, Accompany


Small Talk                                                      SS Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

   Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem          “That Wondrous Cross”          MCC Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                   Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                                 MCC Senior Choir



Offertory               Selections                        Annabell Curtis     

*Doxology      Page 625   and Prayer


Hymn  (seated)           Page 205         “For God So Loved”                


Scripture        Page  93          John 12:20-33

Sermon          “Troubled Souls Wanted”        Pastor Don     


*Hymn             Page 252         “Sweet, Sweet Spirit”              


*Parting Benediction

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

*Postlude                                                       Annabell Curtis


*Please stand

Today’s Deacon:            Deacon Jean Davenport

Ushers:                           Karen Guillemette & Bud Ware

Coffee Hour:                   Lynn Mace & Sue Bourne




  Coming Events


March 23        6:00 p.m.         Bible Study

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

25        6:15 p.m.         Choir

28                                No Baked Bean Supper

            29      10:00 a.m.         Palm Sunday Service

            29        6:00 p.m.         Executive Board

April       5      10:00 a.m.         Easter Service

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

                                                (Note: Second Saturday)



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



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 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.



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.






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, 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.