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October 2, 2016


Manchester Community Church

                         October 2, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                  The Twentieth Sunday of Pentecost


Prelude                                                                  Rose Benner       



Welcome & Announcements                             Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 323         “Let Us Break Bread Together”


Responsive Reading    #674   Dedicated Service   Deacon Cutliffe

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


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                                                                    Rose Benner  

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 101         “His Name Is Wonderful”                   


Scripture Lesson      Page 183               I Timothy 1:1-14

Sermon                    “A Holy Calling”                         Pastor Don

Holy Communion


*Hymn                        Page 286         “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”

                                                                        (1st verse only)

*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don


*Postlude                                                                   Rose Benner


*Please stand if possible


Deacon of the Month:                                  Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Ushers:                                            Sandy Jackson & Debbie Maddox

Coffee Hour:                                        Sandy Jackson & Nancy Gettig


Coming Events   


October       Today     10:15 a.m.                   Sunday School

         Today     11:30 a.m.                   Adult Sunday School 

 5           6:15 p.m.                   Choir

 5           7:00 p.m.                   Deacons

                    11 & 18      6:00 p.m.                   Future Group

                        13        12 Noon                      Ladies Group

                        16          6:00 p.m.                   Executive Board

                        22    4:30 – 6:00 p.m.            Chicken Pie Public Supper


While Annabell Curtis is recovering from her fall, Deacon Rose Benner has agreed to substitute.  We are grateful God has given us so much talent.


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.

Ladies Group will meet October 13th at noon at the Weathervane Restaurant in Readfield.

Executive Board meets October 13th at 6:00 p.m. in Johnson Hall.

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






Prayer Vine

Heidi Smith Arsenault, Carol Ballard, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Eleanor Benner, Leo Berg, Len Bettis, Dee Dee Black, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Andre Chabot, Prescott Chapman (Theresa Farrington’s dad), Sonny Chevarie, Gwen Christianson, 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, Haley, 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