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May 15, 2016

     Manchester Community Church

                                   May 15, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                             Day of Pentecost


Prelude                                                                      Annabell Curtis  



Welcome & Announcements                             Deacon Joan Morgan

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


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


Responsive Reading    #684     Spiritual Gifts         Deacon Morgan

*Gloria Patri   Page 623                                            


Small Talk                                                                  Deacon Morgan


Anthem                         “Family of Christ”                 Senior Choir   


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory   “I Feel like Something Good is About to Happen”

                                                                                    The Ladies

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 247        “Spirit of the Living God”

            Children leave for Sunday School


Scripture Lessons  Page 103-104     Acts 2:1-4, 36-42;

          Page 95               John 14:25-27  


Sermon                      “The Gift”                                Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 249         “Spirit of God, Descend upon my Heart”


* Benediction                                                             Pastor Don

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

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


May Deacon:                                                 Deacon Joan Morgan

Ushers:                                 Arlene Gagnon & Deanna Mosher Hallett

Coffee Hour:                                       Dee Dee Black & Jackie Herber


Coming Events   


May                 18                    6:15 p.m.        Choir      

            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     




This Sunday is Pentecost Sunday (fifty days after Easter).  Let us celebrate the beginning of the Christian Church and the coming of the Holy Spirit into our lives.          

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, the family of Mary Jane (Prescott) Kilcoyne, 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.  

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

                               Linda Sweeney, Treasurer 207-622-4536

  Mary Cloutier, Webmaster

                 Arlene Gagnon, Senior Deacon

                                                Annabell Curtis, Organist