Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

May 8, 2016

   Manchester Community Church

                                May 8, 2016 10:00 a.m.

            The seventh Sunday in Eastertide

                          Mother’s Day


Prelude                                                                        Annabell Curtis  

Welcome & Announcements                             Deacon Joan Morgan

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 556         “Now Thank We All Our God”


Responsive Reading    #672            Assurance       Deacon Morgan

*Gloria Patri   Page 623                                            


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                         “A Tribute to Mothers”          Senior Choir   


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    


Offering                                                                      Teah Youth Usher

Offertory             Solo offered by Deacon Dick Cutliffe

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)   Page 534       “She Will Be Called Blessed”


Gospel Lesson   Page 68     Luke 15:11-24       Alanna Youth Reader  

Sermon                      “Lost and Found”                     Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 10           “O Worship the King”

* Benediction                                                             Pastor Don

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


May Deacon:                                                 Deacon Joan Morgan

Ushers:                                                  Sue Bourne & Arlene Gagnon

Coffee Hour:                                                 Leon & Terry Strout

Coming Events   


May                 11                    6:15 p.m.        Choir              

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

            19                    12 Noon          Ladies Group

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

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


A warm welcome today to all MOTHERS.  We offer each of you corsages to honor your years of love and care for the children of our world.


Next Sunday is Pentecost Sunday (fifty days after Easter).  Come and celebrate the beginning of the Christian Church.  We will be taking in new members of our Church on Pentecost.  If you are interested in becoming a new member, contact the Pastor following today’s service.


May 13th & 14th from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Spring Sale – donations towards the food for the luncheon are always welcome.  Please give donations to Deanna or Jackie.  If you have any Jewelry please give it to Pat for the Jewelry Table.                         

We also need help today after Church carrying items upstairs & setting up tables for the sale.

Ladies Group will meet May 19th (note date change).  Bring a bag lunch and two items for the auction.  Secret pals will be told.  Dessert and beverage will be provided.

May 28th Baked Bean Supper Sign-Up Sheets are posted on the Future’s Group Bulletin Board in the hallway of Johnson Hall.  Please take a look at the different sheets and sign up if you are able.  Thanks

The last Sunday of this month (May 29th) is Memorial Sunday and our Church will again celebrate by remembering those in our families who have died, both civilian and military.  You will be invited to come to the Altar and light candles in memory of lost loved ones.

Comfort Bag Lists to donate an item(s) thru June 1st to those going through cancer treatments are on the back table. Items can be left in the box in the back of the Sanctuary.



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