Manchester Community Church
Monday, March 19, 2018
Where people count and Christ is honored.

January 17, 2016Bulletin

Second Sunday after Epiphany



Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                         Deacon Jean Davenport

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                            The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 68      “There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy”


Responsive Reading   #680             Joy                 Deacon Davenport      

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                                               Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem           “Tell It To Jesus/What a Friend”        Senior Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen



Offertory                    “It Is No Secret”                  Joan, Jean & Gerry

*Doxology    Page 625 and Prayer


Hymn (Seated)        Page 513     “O, How He Loves You and Me”


Scripture Reading  Page  80     John 1:29-42          Pastor Don

Sermon                           “Come and See”


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


* Benediction                                                             Pastor Don

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

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible



Today’s Deacon:              Deacon Jean Davenport

January Ushers:              Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley

Coming Events



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


January          Today  after Church   Future’s Group           

19        6:00 p.m.        Future’s Group

20        6:15 p.m.        Choir

23    4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  Chicken Pie Supper

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









If you have not turned in your Annual Report please turn it in to the clerk or email it to the Church by Tuesday in order for it to be in the Annual Report Book.


Memorial Service for Ryan M. Welch will be held today in the sanctuary at 2:00 p.m. with a reception following.


MCC Chicken Pie Supper - first one of the year will be Saturday, January 23rd from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.  If you would like to donate an item needed for the supper please see one of the Future’s Group.


LL Bean Car Coat – Addie is missing her navy blue LL Bean Car Coat.  She thinks it went missing at Sunday Service January 3rd.












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, Dick Cutliffe, Families in need of prayer, Scott Fotter, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, Bill Hawksley & family, Rebecca Hicks, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Bruce Keene, Cindy Keller, Keith Keller, Adelaide Lake, Kevin Lambert, Lynn Messenger, Ron Moody, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Kip Palmer & family, Leo Passardi, 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 Thursday 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.