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Sept 18, 2016Bulletin


Manchester Community Church

                        September 18, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                  The Eighteenth Sunday of Pentecost


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis  


Welcome & Announcements                             Deacon Rose Benner

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 461         “He Leadeth Me”


Responsive Reading    #642   Christ’s Exaltation    Deacon Benner

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Baptism                                                          Andrea Susan Chabot

Baptism                                                          William Cameron Rand


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem          “Jesus the Very Thought of Thee”      Senior Choir   


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Joan & Jean

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)   Page 465             “In His Time”                         


Scripture Lesson   Page 56                  Luke 6:32-38

Sermon          “Compassion Power Part III”              Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 514         “In My Heart There Rings a Melody”


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

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

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible

Deacon of the Month:                                  Deacon Rose Benner

Ushers:                                   Deanna Mosher Hallett & Jackie Herber

Coffee Hour:                                                  Debbie Maddox


Coming Events   


September     18        10:15 a.m.                   Sunday School

            18        11:30 a.m.                   Adult Sunday School

            20          6:00 p.m.                   Future’s Group           

21          6:15 p.m.                   Choir

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


Sunday School resumes today 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 and explore God’s Word in today’s world. New students 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.


“Supper Sign-up sheets posted” on the Future’s Group bulletin board in Johnson Hall.  The Supper is Saturday September 24th.  Can you bring in a pie, make a casserole or salad, work during the supper or help with the clean-up?  Please let us know on the sign-up board.  Many hands make for a successful event.  Thank you. 

WUMC has extended an invitation to MCC on two events coming up.  A dramatic portrayal of prolific hymn writer, Fanny Crosby today at 3:00 p.m. at the Winthrop United Methodist Church.

 And a four day trip to PA. 10-31-16 thru 11-3-16 to see “Samson” at the Sight and Sound Theater including a visit to Gettysburg on the extra day.  Estimated cost at this time is $375 - $425 with a deposit of $100 due by September 19th.  Let Deanna know if you are interested ASAP so she can give WUMC a head count.

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


Prayer Vine

Family of Margaret Armstrong, 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), Lendall Dudley, Families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, Katherine Gerrity, John Gragg, Sally Gragg, Gina Harford, Bill Hawksley & family, 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, Robert Lemieux, Lt. Joel & Karma Lyle & baby Nora, 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), Addie Weymouth, 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