Manchester Community Church
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April 3, 2016Bulletin


          Manchester Community Church

                         April 3rd, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                      Second Sunday in Eastertide 



Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis  

Welcome & Announcements                         Deacon Debbie Maddox

Introit                                                                       MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 220              “He Lives”


Responsive Reading  #660       Redemption           Deacon Maddox

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                      That Day”                              Senior Choir   

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                    Piano Renditions                     Gerry Fotter

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn      (Seated)      Page 297        “I Love to Tell the Story”


Gospel Lesson          Page 78           Luke 24:13-35

Sermon                      “Burning Hearts”                     Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 232         “Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise”


* Benediction                                                             Pastor Don

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

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible

April Deacon:                                                Deacon Debbie Maddox Ushers:                                                    Ellen Corbin & Kyle Brundige

Coffee Hour:                                   Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley


Coming Events   


April           Today      4:30 p.m.         Spring Sale Meeting

                   Today       6:00 p.m.         Executive Board

                        6          6:15 p.m.         Choir

                        6          7:00 p.m.         Deacons

                        7          5:30 p.m.         Ladies Group

                        10      11:30 a.m.         Youth Group

Spring Sale Meeting today Sunday, April 3rd at 4:30 p.m. in Johnson Hall.  This meeting is to plan for the Spring Sale – Friday, May 13th and Saturday, May 14th.  If you have been involved in the past come!  If you want to help with this one come!  ALL ARE WELCOME!

Ladies Group will meet April 14th at 5:30 p.m. (note time change) at the Church.  We welcome all the church ladies who are not able to come to our meetings during the day.  We will have supper and a “get-to-know-you” time and a “Spring into Spring” program by Valerie Dawes.  Deanna Mosher Hallett and Diane Brann are our hostesses.

 Youth Group will meet April 10th at 11:30 a.m. downstairs for a special project to make gifts for Mothers Day.

Enclosed in the bulletin is a Comfort Bag List for anyone who would like to donate an item(s) to those going through cancer treatments.  For more info. see “Town Line” article located both on the table in the back of the Sanctuary and out in Johnson Hall.  We will have a box in the back of the Sanctuary to leave items which will then be taken to the Capital Area Federal Credit Union in Augusta. 

The April 23rd Bean Supper Sign-Up Sheets are posted on the Future’s Group bulletin board in hallway of Johnson Hall.  Please take a look at and sign up if you are able to donate any item and/or work.


     Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor

    Church office 207-622-0738       

           Pastor’s hours are Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

          Pastor Don is available for pastoral emergencies at 207-215-6838.

Church web site:

Deanna Mosher Hallett, Secretary/Clerk 207-441-6011

Linda Sweeney, Treasurer 207-622-4536

Prayer Vine


Heidi Smith Arsenault, Carol Ballard, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Eleanor Benner, Benner family upon Rose’s mother passing, 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, Tom Plante brother of Tony, Ann Marie Roes, Dee Rollins & family, Ciro Russo, 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.


               2016 Easter Flowers

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 & family,

   Lee & Gert Adams; Lee Adams           Harry & DeeDee Black

Clifford MacMaster; Greg Page;             Jeff & Sandy Jackson

    Bob MacMaster; Al Jackson

Clyde Morgan; Roy Perkins                   Joan Morgan & family

Everett & Carla Strout; Albert &              Leon & Terry Strout

  Leonita Nadeau                                  

Our families                                          Vernon & Nancy Gettig

Our Loved Ones                                    Kerry & Linda Cookson

Our Loved Ones                                    Bud & Teddy Ware

Our son, Eddie                                      Norman & Adelaide Weymouth