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October 23, 2016

Manchester Community Church

           October 23, 2016 10:00 a.m.

        The 23rd Sunday of Pentecost


Prelude                                                                   Annabell Curtis 


Welcome & Announcements                               Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                                    Page 92        “Love Devine, All Loves Excelling”


Responsive Reading    #680            Joy                  Deacon Cutliffe

*Gloria Patri               Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                      “Where Would I Go”                Senior Choir &

Dick Cutliffe


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 514   “In My Heart There Rings a Melody”


Scripture Lesson      Page 819/70        Micah 6:6-8, Luke 18:9-14

Sermon                       “The Humble Life”                  Pastor Don


*Hymn                        Page 381         “Open My Eyes, That I May See”


*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:                         Cathy Blackstone & Margaret Harrington



Coming Events   


October       Today     10:15 a.m.                   Sunday School

         Today     11:30 a.m.                   Adult Sunday School

                     Today     11:15 a.m.                   Social Committee

26          6:15 p.m.                   Choir



Welcome Ellalynn Louise Emery born 10-14-16 6lb 9.5 oz. (Daughter of Holly Hallett & Zack Emery, Granddaughter of Troy Hallett & Llewella Hallett & Great Granddaughter of Deanna Mosher Hallett)


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.


Travis Mills Foundation Movie Night “Depicting his Life” has been postponed until after Thanksgiving.  Stayed tuned!

Collection week for Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Program is Nov. 14 – 21.  Looking for shoe boxes or small plastic containers. Leave in the back of the Sanctuary.  More info to come. 

A Touch of Christmas Fair & Crabmeat Luncheon November 18th & 19th- 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Please bring in items (except clothes this time) ASAP.  If you would like to help, we would love to have you.

MCC Pot Luck Supper December 9th at 6:00 p.m.

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), family of 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, 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