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Sept 25, 2016Bulletin

Manchester Community Church

                      September 25, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                  The Nineteeth Sunday of Pentecost


Prelude                                                               Annabell Curtis  



Welcome & Announcements                             Deacon Rose Benner

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 349 VSS 1, 3 & 5           “Trust and Obey


Responsive Reading    #637    Christ’s Baptism       Deacon Benner

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Baptism                         We welcome Olivia Harper Panek to our Faith


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem     “God’s Hand Holds Each Tomorrow”      Senior Choir   


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Annabell Curtis   

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)   Page 428 VSS 1 & 4       “I Need Thee Every Hour”                     


Scripture Lesson   Page 56                  Luke 16:19-31

Sermon                   “Doing Nothing”                          Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 493         “It Is Well with My Soul”


*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:                                   


Coming Events   


September  Today     10:15 a.m.                   Sunday School

         Today     11:30 a.m.                   Adult Sunday School 

28          6:15 p.m.                   Choir


We are honored today to welcome into God’s Kingdom through Baptism: Olivia Harper Panek


Sunday School Classes are:

·         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.

The WUMC is sponsoring 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 ASAP.  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

Reverend Davenport will be away next Sunday in Arizona and will return October 5th.  In case of emergency please contact Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon.  Deacon Joan Morgan will be in the pulpit next Sunday.


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), 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