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February 7, 2016Bulletin

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

                                    Transfiguration Sunday


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                             Deacon John Gragg

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                            The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 380         “Just a Closer Walk with Thee”


Responsive Reading   #659 Salvation By Grace   Deacon Gragg

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                                               Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                       “Communion Hymn”              Senior Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen



Offertory                         Solo                                    Madeline Marie

*Doxology      Page 625 and Prayer


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


Scripture Reading   Page 60     Luke 9:28-36          Pastor Don


Sermon                           “Listen to Him”


Holy Communion

*Hymn             Page 286         “Bless Be the Tie That Binds

(1st verse only)”

* Benediction                                                             Pastor Don

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


Today’s Deacon:              Deacon John Gragg

January Ushers:              Debbie Johnson & Debbie Violette

Coffee Hour                     Gladys Keene & Deanna Mosher Hallett




Coming Events


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


February        Today  11:15 a.m.       Future’s Group

9          5:30 p.m.         Shrove (Fat) Tuesday

10        6:15 p.m.         Choir

10        7:00 p.m.         Ash Wednesday Communion

                        11           Noon                        Ladies Group

                        21                                Youth Group – “Go Tubing”

                        23        6:00 p.m.         Future’s Group

                        27   4:30 – 6:00 p.m.   Baked Bean Public Supper




Shrove (Fat) Tuesday, February 9th: An old Christian practice to get rid of the fat and sugar in the house by serving pan cakes the night before Ash Wednesday. The object is to get ready for “Fasting of Lent”.  In many countries it is called “Mardi Gras” which mean Fat Tuesday.  Come and join us. Open to Church families and friends. 


Ash Wednesday Communion Service February 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.


Ladies Group will meet February 11th at noon.  Bring a bag lunch.  Our guest will be John Ford, a retired Game Warden.  Men are invited to attend.


Youth Group & their families February 21st will be going to “Go Tubing” in China. More details to come







Prayer Vine



Lisa Marie Rourke Antworth, 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, 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, Robert Lemieux, Freemont Merriam (Cindy Burnham’s dad), Lynn Messenger, Ron Moody, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Linda Newcombe & family, Kip Palmer & family, Leo Passardi, Louise Perkins, Ann Marie Roes, Ciro Russo, Chuck Silsby, Jr., Rosemary & Christine Towne, Robert Trask, Family of 12 yr old Matty Twombly Great Great Nephew of Kaye Mooers, 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

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Church e-mail:

Pastor Don e-mail:

           Mary Cloutier, Webmaster

                 Arlene Gagnon, Senior Deacon

                                               Annabell Curtis, Organist

   Colin Enyeart, Sound Tech.