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               Manchester Community Church

                                       September 4, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                       The Sixteenth Sunday of Pentecost


Prelude                                               Annabell Curtis  


Welcome & Announcements                             Deacon Rose Benner

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 561         “We Gather Together”


Responsive Reading    #645            Missions          Deacon Benner

*Gloria Patri   Page 623                                            


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for upstairs activities


Anthem          “Crown Him with Many Crowns”        Senior Choir   


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                    Musical Selections                  Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)   Page 464             “Shepherd of Love”


Scripture Lesson   Page 53              Luke 4:14-30

Sermon                      “Compassion Power”              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




Deacon of the Month:                                  Deacon Rose Benner

Ushers:                         Deanna Mosher Hallett & Margaret Harrington

Communion Servers           Deacons Rose Benner & Dick Cutliffe

Coffee Hour:                                                 Debbie Maddox


Coming Events   


September     7          6:15 p.m.                    Choir

                        7          7:00 p.m.                     Deacons                     

            8          12 Noon                      Ladies Group 

            11        11:15 a.m.                   Sunday School

            24     4:30 – 6:00 p.m.             Public Supper



The Ladies Group will meet Sept 8th at Church at noon.  Bring a bag lunch.  Dessert and drinks will be served.  Tell us about a favorite place you have visited and what you would like to do at our upcoming meetings.


Sunday School resumes September 11th with classes for ALL ages. 

Classes that meet during Sunday Worship Service:

·         Preschool (New)

·         Elementary – Grades 1 – 6

·         Youth – Grades 7 – 12 (New)


Adult Class meets Sunday from 11:30 – 12:30

·         Come and learn tools for studying your Bible while we explore the application of God’s Word in today’s world.

·         New students always welcome.


Leaders needed for Preschool and Elementary classes.  Leaders will rotate on a monthly basis.  Training will be provided.  If you’re willing to work with our children for a month or two, speak to Cheryl.

Basic Essentials Shampoo may be left in the box in the back of the Sanctuary.  Thanks

Please take a look at the dishes in Johnson Hall and take any that belong to you.  Thank you

Have a safe Labor Day Weekend!



Prayer Vine

Heidi Smith Arsenault, Carol Ballard, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Eleanor Benner, Leo Berg, Len Bettis, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Andre Chabot, Prescott Chapman (Theresa Farrington’s dad), Sonny Chevarie, Julie Clark (Evelyn Potter’s Granddaughter), Al Culmone, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, Katherine Gerrity, John Gragg, Sally Gragg, Bill Hawksley & family, Rebecca Hicks, John Hinds, Linda Hinds, Evelyn Jackson, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Bruce Keene, Keith Keller, Family of Mary Jane (Prescott) Kilcoyne, Adelaide Lake, Kevin Lambert, Robert Lemieux, Junior Maddox, Freemont Merriam (Cindy Burnham’s dad), Lynn Messenger, Avis Millett, Luke Milliken (Betty’s son), Ron Moody, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore,Tom Plante (Tony’s brother), Ann Marie Roes, Dee Rollins & family, Ciro Russo, Don Smith, Andy & Peggy Struck, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Robert Trask, Family of 12 yr old Matty Twombly (Kaye Mooers’ Great, Great Nephew), Jesse Whitman,  Members of our Armed Forces and their families.


If there are any names that need to be added or taken off the Prayer Vine please leave a note in the Secretary/Clerk’s slot in the Red Mail Box in Johnson Hall



Manchester Community Church

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