Manchester Community Church
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April 17, 2016Bulletin


          Manchester Community Church

                                 April 17th, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                         The Fourth Sunday in Eastertide 



Prelude                                        Annabell Curtis  

Welcome & Announcements                         Deacon Debbie Maddox

Introit                                         MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 410         “My Faith Looks Up to Thee”


Responsive Reading    #678    God’s Goodness     Deacon Maddox

*Gloria Patri   Page 623                                            


Small Talk                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                            “To Do Thy Will”           Senior Choir   

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    


Offering                      Youth Usher                  Alanna Bachelder

Offertory        “There’s Something about That Name”

        Joan Morgan & Gerry Fotter

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)   Page 363             “More Love to Thee”


Gospel Lesson     Page 90     John 10:22-30           Dylan Burroughs

                                                      Youth Reader

Sermon                      “Eternal Life"            Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 1             “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”


* 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:                                   Darlene Hawksley & Nancy Gettig



Coming Events   


April                19        6:00 p.m.         Future’s Group

         20        6:15 p.m.         Choir

                     23   4:30 – 6:00 p.m.   Public Baked Bean Supper

May              13 & 14  9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Spring Sale



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



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.



May 13th & 14th from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Spring Sale – if you would like to donate towards the food for the luncheon that would be a big savings.  Please give donations to Deanna or Jackie.  If you would like to work on the sale, please sign up on the sheet on the bulletin board. We need more jewelry for the Jewelry Table. Pat is looking for any stands that jewelry could be hung on.  We also need help on May 1st after Church setting up the downstairs for the sale and on May 8th after Church carrying items upstairs & setting up tables for the sale.


Comfort Bag Lists to donate an item(s) to those going through cancer treatments are on the back table.  For more info. see “Town Line Article” located both on the back table and out in Johnson Hall.  Items can be left in the box in the back of the Sanctuary which will then be taken to the Capital Area Federal Credit Union in Augusta.


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, 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, Diane Welch.. Members of our Armed Forces and their families throughout the world.





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

                                 Mary Cloutier, Webmaster

                                      Arlene Gagnon, Senior Deacon

                                                    Annabell Curtis, Organist