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March 27, 2016Bulletin Easter Sunday

Manchester Community Church

March 27, 2016 10:00 a.m.

Easter Sunday



Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis   Time of Contemplation: Please remain in silent prayer. Thank you


Solo                “Were You There?”                             Jean Davenport

(Continued from Tenebrae Service)


Words of Praise  “Glory, Glory, Glory, He has Risen”  Pastor Don

Response                   “He is Risen Indeed”               Congregation

Duet    “Then Came the Morning”        Joan Morgan & Jean Davenport

*Processional Hymn    Page 217      “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today”


Welcome & Announcements         Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport

Introit                                                                       MCC Senior Choir


Responsive Reading  #667       The Christian’s Resurrection 

           Deacon Davenport

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Installation of New Member                        Dylan Paul Cody Burroughs


Sonshine Kids           “Amazing Grace”                    MCC Junior Choir

                                    Joan Morgan, Dir. & Rose Benner, Accomp.


The Bedecking of the Cross by the Children

                                    Music sung and played by Dick Cutliffe


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    


Anthem                      Easter Alleluia”                      Senior Choir   


Offertory                     “Up From the Grave”             Senior Choir

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn of Faith     (Seated)   Page 215   “Alleluia! Alleluia!”


Gospel Lesson          Page 78           Luke 24:1-12

Sermon                      “Jesus Lives                            Pastor Don

*Hymn of Consecration       Page 304    “Lift High the Cross”

                                                (Vss. 1, 3 & 5 only)


The Lifting of the Cross of Flowers           Moderator Don Sweeney

* Benediction                                                             Pastor Don

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible

Please receive your Palm Cross as you leave the Sanctuary


The Church would like to thank Kerry Cookson for making the Outside Cross and Dick Cutliffe for making the Flower Cross.


2016 Easter Flowers on the altar


In Memory of:                                    Given by:


Joe & Claudia Arnold,                         Arlene Gagnon &

  Pamela Navarro, Delma Gagnon;    family

  Cora Pineau                                     

Carolyn Bickford; Helen &                  David Bickford

  Arthur Allen                                      

Priscilla Chavarie                                Sonny Chavarie                     

Ruth & Stanley Davenport                  Pastor Don, Jean & family

Larry French; Tressie &                      Deb Maddox

  Edgar Maddox                                 

Mary & Kathy Godbout;                      Dick Godbout

   Brother Bob                                     

Bud Hallett; Floyd & Margaret            Deanna Mosher Hallett

   Mosher; Perley & Edith Hallett;       & family

   Clarence & Clara Turner                

Leroy Harrington                                 Margaret Harrington

Donald Herber; Robert Blake;            Jackie Herber

   Lee & Gert Adams; Lee Adams     

Clifford MacMaster; Greg Page;        Sandy & Jeff Jackson

    Bob MacMaster; Al Jackson         

Clyde Morgan; Roy Perkins               Joan Morgan & family

Everett & Carla Strout; Albert &         Leon & Terry Strout

  Leonita Nadeau                                

Our Loved Ones                                 Kerry & Linda Cookson

Our Loved Ones                                 Bud & Teddy Ware

Our son, Eddie                                    Norman & Adelaide Weymouth


March Deacon:                                              Deacon Jean Davenport

Ushers:                                                    Lynn Sweeney & Lynn Mace

Coffee Hour:                                                Happy Easter – No coffee



Coming Events   


April                3          6:00 p.m.         Executive Board Meeting

                        6          6:15 p.m.         Choir

                        6          7:00 p.m.         Deacons


Easter Egg Hunt today for children during Sunday School.  Youth will hide eggs before Easter Egg Hunt.


Prayer Vine


Heidi Smith Arsenault, 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, Those facing or experiencing divorce, Families in need of prayer, Scott Fotter, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, 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, Dee Rollins & family, 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. Members of our Armed Forces and their families throughout the world.



Pastor Don’s office hours are Tuesday & 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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