Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

May1 2016


Manchester Community Church

                              May 1st, 2016 10:00 a.m.

              The Sixth Sunday in Eastertide 


Prelude                                               Annabell Curtis  


Welcome & Announcements                             Deacon Joan Morgan

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 226         “The Day of Resurrection”


Responsive Reading    #642    Christ’s Exaltation   Deacon Morgan

*Gloria Patri   Page 623                                            


Service of Baptism for Stella Grace McGrath


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                         “Today”                                Senior Choir   


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory             “Because He Lives” and “He Touched Me”

                            Played by Gerry Fotter

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)   Page 465             “In His Time”


Gospel Lesson   Page 67                 Luke 15:1-10

Sermon                      “Finding the Lost”                    Pastor Don

Holy Communion

*Hymn            Page 286         “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”

                                                                         (1st verse only)


* Benediction                                                             Pastor Don

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis

*Please stand if possible

May Deacon:                                                 Deacon Joan Morgan

Ushers:                                                  Sue Bourne & Arlene Gagnon

Communion Servers           Deacons Joan Morgan & Arlene Gagnon

Coffee Hour:                                                 Leon & Terry Strout


Coming Events   


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

4          6:15 p.m.                    Choir

                        4          7:00 p.m.                     Deacons                     

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

            28     4:30 – 6:00 p.m.             Public Supper


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


The Rose on the altar is for Evelyn Mae the Great Granddaughter of Jackie Herber.


Next Saturday is Andy and Peggy Struck’s 50th Anniversary and we are celebrating today’s reception in Johnson Hall following our Service.  All Welcome!


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 today 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) thru June 1st 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, Families in need of prayer, 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