Manchester Community Church
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March 6, 2016Bulletin

Manchester Community Church

                                         March 6, 2016 – 10:00 a.m.

                                           Fourth Sunday in Lent



Prelude                                                                    Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                         Deacon Jean Davenport

Introit                                                                       MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                    Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon


*Hymn                        Page 270         “Wonderful Words of Life”


Responsive Reading   #633       Scripture            Deacon Davenport

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                                               Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                      Once Upon a Tree”               Senior Choir

Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                    Senior Deacon Gagnon

Choral Amen                                                            



Offertory                                                                    Dick Cutliffe

*Doxology      Page 625

*Prayer                                                             Senior Deacon Gagnon


Hymn (Seated)        Page 498           “Peace Like a River”


Scripture Reading                                                    Cheryl Cutliffe

Sermon                                                                      Cheryl Cutliffe


Hymn             Page 604         “Savior, Again to Thy Dear Name”  


* Benediction                                                      Senior Deacon Gagnon

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

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


March Deacon:                  Deacon Jean Davenport

Ushers:                           Cathy Blackstone & Lynn Sweeney

Coffee Hour:            Adelaide Weymouth, Kerry & Linda Cookson



Coming Events


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


March          Today     2:30 p.m.         Youth Group - Movies           

9          6:15 p.m.         Choir

                        10        12 noon           Ladies Group

                        18        5:30 p.m.         Bread, Broth & Bible

                        20                                Palm Sunday & Spring begins

                        25                                Good Friday

                        27                                Easter Sunday


Youth Group, families & friends today – “No Tubing” - “Movies”  EDDIE THE EAGLE” Leaving from the Church at 2:00 p.m. or meet at the movie theater at 2:15 p.m.  Youth group fee is paid all others taking part can pay Deb Maddox as she will order tickets ahead.


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


Bread, Broth & Bible: will be held on Friday, March 18th at 5:30 p.m. downstairs.  We will feature four kinds of soups and stews as well as dinner rolls.  Those attending are asked to bring their own place setting.  Please sign up at the back of the Sanctuary if you plan on attending so we can plan accordingly.


March 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 6 – 8 p.m. Knitting Circle w/ Deb Violette –if you are interested in knitting come join the circle. Bring your own knitting needles and yarn or (different yarns available). If you want to learn to knit bring a pair of knitting needles (maybe size 8) and a skein of yarn.  


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




Prayer Vine



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, Matthew Dassow Cutliffe’s nephew, 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, Keith Keller, Adelaide Lake, Kevin Lambert, Robert Lemieux, Freemont Merriam (Cindy Burnham’s dad), Lynn Messenger, Ron Moody,  Bill Moore, Leo Passardi, 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, Fred & Pat VanOrman, Nancy Wadleigh, 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.