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October 16, 2016

Manchester Community Church

                    October 16, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                    The 22nd Sunday of Pentecost


Prelude                                                                        Annabell Curtis 


Welcome & Announcements                               Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 277         “The Church’s One Foundation”


Responsive Reading    #662            Faith                Deacon Cutliffe

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                      “My Altar”                                Senior Choir   


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 4   (Vss.1 & 4)    “How Great Thou Art”


Scripture Lesson      Page 70               Luke 18:1-8

Sermon                       “God’s Justice”                       Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 293         “Rise Up, O Church of God”


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

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

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis



*Please stand if possible



Deacon of the Month:                                  Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Ushers:                                            Sandy Jackson & Debbie Maddox

Coffee Hour:                                                  Vickie Niles & Lynn Mace


Coming Events   


October       Today     10:15 a.m.                   Sunday School

         Today     11:30 a.m.                   Adult Sunday School

                     Today       6:00 p.m.                   Executive Board

                        18          6:00 p.m.                   Future Group

19          6:15 p.m.                   Choir

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

                        23        11:15 a.m.                   Social Committee


Welcome back Annabell Curtis and a special thank you to Rose Benner for filling in for Annabell while she was recovering.

Executive Board meets today at 6:00 p.m. in Johnson Hall.

Sunday School - Preschool, Grades 1 – 6, Grades 7 – 12


The Youth Group is selling RADA cutlery.  All orders & money will be sent in at the end of the month.


Augusta/Manchester Food Bank will hold its annual supper & auction on Saturday, November 12th at the Augusta Civic Center.  Tickets are $35 each and are available from Annette Peabody or the Manchester Town Office.  Let’s have Manchester Community Church fill two or three tables of 8.  It’s a fun evening for a very worthy cause.


Travis Mills Foundation Movie Night “Depicting his Life” will be held at the Church November 15th at 6:00 p.m. followed by light refreshments.

A Touch of Christmas Fair & Crabmeat Luncheon November 18th & 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Please bring in items after the October 22nd supper.  No clothes items please.  More info to come.

Note: We are looking for shoe boxes or small plastic containers for the Annual Operation Christmas Child/Shoe Box Program.  More information to come.

MCC Pot Luck Supper December 9th 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, Len Bettis, Dee Dee Black, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Andre Chabot, Prescott Chapman (Theresa Farrington’s dad), Sonny Chavarie, 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, James Hicks (Fred & Pat VanOrman’s Nephew), Evelyn Jackson, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Bruce Keene, Lorraine Lachapelle (Cindy Keller’s Cousin), 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, Linda Newcombe, 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