Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

January 10, 2016Bulletin

   January 10, 2016 – 10:00 a.m.

                                               First Sunday after Epiphany


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements              Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon


Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                         The Rev. Donald Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 163            “As with Gladness Men of Old”


Responsive Reading   #684   Spiritual Gifts   Senior Deacon Gagnon      

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                                               Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                      “My Savior”                             Senior Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen


Offering                                                                  Dylan Youth Usher

Offertory                                                                    Dick Cutliffe 

*Doxology    Page 625 and Prayer


Hymn (Seated)        Page 65             “The Wonder of It All”


Scripture Reading  Page 3     Matthew 3:13-17       Alanna Bachelder

Sermon                           “The Spirit of God”             Pastor Don


*Hymn                       Page 567           “Another Year Is Dawning”


* Benediction                                                             Pastor Don

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

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


Today’s Deacon:              Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon

Youth Scripture Reader:  Alanna Bachelder

Youth Usher:                     Dylan Burroughs


January Ushers:              Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley

Coffee Hour:                    Cathy Blackstone & Arlene Gagnon



Coming Events


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


January           Today  11:15 a.m.       Special Executive Board Meeting

                        Today  11:30 a.m.       Youth Group

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

13        6:15 p.m.        Choir

                        14        12 Noon          Ladies Group

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



Special Executive Broad Meeting in the Sanctuary immediately following Church service to vote on 2016 Budget!


Youth Group will meet today after Church 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.


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.


Memorial Service for Ryan M. Welch will be held on Saturday, January 16th in the sanctuary at 2:00 p.m. with a reception following.






Prayer Vine



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, Robert Trask, 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.