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January 3, 2016Bulletin

       Second Sunday of Christmastide


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                                Deacon John Gragg


Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                         The Rev. Donald Davenport


*Hymn                                    Page 125                “Joy to the World!”


Responsive Reading    #651      Discipleship           Deacon Gragg         

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Sonshine Kids Sing                      “Children’s Carol”

Joan Morgan Dir, Rose Benner Accomp.


Small Talk                                                               Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem           “That’s Why I Praise Him”                 Senior Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen



Offertory                                                                    Annabell Curtis

*Doxology    Page 625 and Prayer


Hymn (Seated)        Page 152    “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”

                                                                        (Verses 1 & 5 only)


Scripture Readings   Page 79                      John 1:10-18

Sermon                           “Grace and Truth”              Pastor Don


Holy Communion

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

(1st verse only)

* Benediction                                                             Pastor Don  

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible

Today’s Deacon:              Deacon John Gragg

Communion Servers       Deacon Maddox & Deacon Gragg

January Ushers:              Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley

Coffee Hour:                    Social Committee                  



Coming Events


Sundays  11:30 am –12:30 pm  Adult/Teen Bible Basics 101- upstairs


January           6          6:15 p.m.         Choir

6          7:00 p.m.         Deacons

10        11:30 a.m.       Youth Group

                        12        6:00 p.m.         Future’s Group

                        14        12 Noon          Ladies Group

                        31        11:30 a.m.       Annual Membership Meeting &   




It is time to put the Annual Report together, please turn in your committee reports to our Clerk, Deanna Hallett, as soon as possible. Thanks


Ladies Group will meet Jan. 14th at noon at the Church for a pizza lunch and card making.


Youth Group will meet January 10th after 11:30 a.m. to plan for the year and pizza & soda will be served.  The Youth Group continues to sell American Flags to benefit Travis Mills Foundation, they are collecting bottles/cans; and they would like your old Christmas cards.












Prayer Vine



Roger Bachelder, Carol Ballard, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Eleanor Benner, Len Bettis, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Sonny Chevarie, Gwen Christianson, Kerry Cookson, Jr, Al Culmone,  Families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, Bill Hawksley & family, Rebecca Hicks, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Bruce Keene, Cindy Keller, Adelaide Lake, Kevin Lambert, Lynn Messenger, Ron Moody, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Kip Palmer & family, Louise Perkins, Ann Marie Roes, Ciro Russo, Chuck Silsby, Jr., Rosemary & Christine Towne, Dottie Turnelle, Jackie Vaughan, Diane Welch & family, 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 put in Secretary’s box in Johnson Hall.



   “Jesus told his Disciples…they should always pray and not give up”

Luke 18: 1


Office Hours

Pastor Don’s office hours are Tuesday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  He is always available for pastoral emergencies at 207-215-6838 (cell).




The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor

Church Office   207-622-0738

Deanna Mosher Hallett, Secretary/Clerk 207-441-6011

Linda Sweeney, Treasurer 207-622-4536

Church web site:

Church e-mail:

Pastor Don e-mail:

           Mary Cloutier, Webmaster

                       Arlene Gagnon, Senior Deacon

                                                   Annabell Curtis, Organist

  Colin Enyeart, Sound Tech.