Manchester Community Church
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June 5, 2016 Children's Sunday






                                       Manchester Community Church

                                               June 5, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                                           Third Sunday in Pentecost

                                       Children’s Sunday


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis  

Welcome & Announcements              Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon


Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport

*Hymn                        Page 352         “A Child of the King”

Responsive Reading    #630  Teaching Children    Alanna Bachelder

*Gloria Patri   Page 623                                            


Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt Cheryl Cutliffe

Sunday School Presentations


Anthem                         “God Chose Jesus”              Sunshine Kids

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don



Offertory                     “The Books of the Bible”        Sunshine Kids

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 579        “Jesus Loves Me”

Scripture Lesson      Page 57               Luke 7:11-17

Sermon                “Do Not Weep”                              Pastor Don


Special Presentation

*Hymn            Page 580         “Jesus Loves the Little Children”

* Benediction                                                             Pastor Don

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

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis

*Please stand if possible


June Deacon:                                       Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon

Ushers:                                               Randall Burnham & Leon Strout

Coffee Hour:                                   Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley


Coming Events   

June                Today                                      Children’s Sunday

                         8         6:15 p.m.                    Choir

                         9        11:15 a.m.                    Ladies Group

                        12        6:00 p.m.                     Executive Board

                        25    4:30 – 6:00 p.m.              Baked Bean Supper


The Rose on the Altar is in Celebrating the Birth of Brayden Reed Pepper, the son of Reed & Jessica Pepper and the Great Grandson of Vernon & Nancy Gettig.

Today is Children’s Sunday.  Children will be participating in this morning’s service.  Following the service, a light lunch for the children will be served here at Church and then we will be going off to Aero Air Park in Lewiston for an hour of Trampoline Fun. We will leave the Church at approximately 12:30 and return at approximately 3:00 p.m.  The cost of admission and jumping shoes are covered, but children can bring extra money for the arcade and frozen yogurt bar.  Each child who will be attending must have a signed Waiver Form – see Cheryl Cutliffe to complete your child’s Waiver or for any questions.

Ladies Group meets June 9th to car pool from the Church at 11:15 a.m. for Le Garage, Wiscasset. 

Augusta/Manchester Food Bank Yard Sale will be held at Shaw’s Market on June 11th from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to spend time with children on Sunday mornings during the summer.  Volunteers will take the children after the Small Talk through the close of the service.  Volunteers can plan the games, crafts, outdoor activities, music etc to do with the children.  Craft supplies and other resources are available.  A Signup Sheet is available see Cheryl.



Vacation Bible School will be held July 18-22 (Monday through Friday) from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.  We will start each evening with a Pot Luck Supper followed by our Program with classes for all ages.  Volunteers are needed.  There will be a meeting for anyone interested in helping on June 12th following Church Service.  A list of craft items and supplies needed will be posted or see Cheryl.


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, Sally Gragg, Bill Hawksley & family, Rebecca Hicks, John Hinds, Linda Hinds, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Bruce Keene, Keith Keller, the family of Mary Jane (Prescott) Kilcoyne, Adelaide Lake, Kevin Lambert, Bob Landry, 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, Jason Vandervelt, 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