Manchester Community Church
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April 24, 2016Bulletin


                 Manchester Community Church

                                           April 24th, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                             The Fifth Sunday in Eastertide 



Prelude                                                         Annabell Curtis  

Welcome & Announcements                         Deacon Debbie Maddox

Introit                                                             MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 58           “This Is My Father’s World”

Responsive Reading    #680            Joy                  Deacon Maddox


*Gloria Patri   Page 623                                            

Service of Baptism for Reid Connor Dombrowski


The Sonshine Kids               “I Give You My Heart”

                                    Joan Morgan, Dir. And Rose Benner, Accomp.

Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                         “The Sun Will Shine”            Senior Choir   


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory             Medley of Hymns            

 Gerry Fotter, Pastor Don & Dick Cutliffe

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)   Page 42               “Seek Ye First”


Gospel Lessons   Pages 94 & 114     John 13:31-35 & Acts 11:16-18


Sermon                      “Love One Another”                Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 259         “Breathe on Me, Breath of God”


* 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                27        6:15 p.m.                     Choir

May                  1     8:30 – 9:30 a.m.              Youth Breakfast

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


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


May 1st Youth Breakfast will be held downstairs from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. free of charge.  Come support the Youth and have a great breakfast before Church.  Sign-up sheet on the bulletin board!


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 donate a food item or 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.

A thank you to Mary and Bob Cloutier for the contribution of ten jars of peanut butter and to Debbie Maddox for putting the backpacks together that were donated to the school children by Missions.



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, Andy & Peggy Struck, 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