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

February 28, 2016Bulletin

          Third Sunday in Lent



Prelude                                                                    Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                                Deacon John Gragg

Introit                                                                       MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                    Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon


*Story/Hymn              Page 186     “The Old Rugged Cross”

        Deacon Dick Cutliffe


Responsive Reading   #664             Unity                Deacon Gragg

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Sonshine Kids                       Give Thanks”             

          Joan Morgan, Dir. Rose Benner Accomp.

Small Talk                                                               Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem    “I Believe in a Hill Called Mt. Calvary”      Senior Choir


Story/Hymn   (Seated)          Page 345    “Blessed Assurance” 

Deacon Cutliffe


Offertory                      Piano selections                    Gerry Fotter

*Doxology      Page 625

*Prayer                                                             Senior Deacon Gagnon

*Choral Amen                                                            Senior Choir


Story/Hymn   (Seated)        Page 326           “Softly and Tenderly”

                                                                                    Deacon Cutliffe

Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                     Deacon Jean Davenport


Story/Hymn   Page 4    “How Great Thou Art”         Deacon Cutliffe


* Benediction                                                      Senior Deacon Gagnon

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

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


February Deacon:              Deacon John Gragg

February Ushers:               Debbie Johnson & Debbie Violette

Coffee Hour:                       Sandy Jackson & Charlotte Page



Coming Events


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


March         Today      12:30 p.m.       Jewelry Making

2          6:15 p.m.         Choir

                        6          12 noon           Youth Group – “Go Tubing”

                        10        12 noon           Ladies Group




Cabin Fever Reliever Jewelry Making with Cindy Burnham after church today.  There is no fee for class, donations for beads and accessories will be accepted.  You may bring a sandwich, as well as a friend.



Youth Group members, families & friends “Tubing” March 6th ( if we have snow). Leaving after church services by 11:15 a.m.  Youth group fee is paid all others taking part will pay the fee.  There is a snack bar available. Questions see Deb Maddox.



Ladies Group will meet March 10th at the Church with an Irish Lunch provided.



When submitting a name for the Prayer Vine, please include an address so the Deacon’s Sunshine person can send a card.







Prayer Vine



Lisa Marie Rourke Antworth, Carol Ballard, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Eleanor Benner, Len Bettis, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Prescott Chapman Theresa Farrington’s dad, Sonny Chevarie, Kerry Cookson, Jr, Al Culmone, Pastor Don Davenport, Those facing or experiencing divorce, Families in need of prayer, Scott Fotter, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, Eleanor & Jay Hardcastle, Bill Hawksley & family, Jackie Herber,  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,  Bill Moore, 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, Fred & Pat VanOrman, Jackie Vaughan, Nancy Wadleigh, 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 & Dylan Burroughs, Sound Tech.