Manchester Community Church
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October 30, 2016 bulletin

Manchester Community Church

                      October 30, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                      The 24th Sunday of Pentecost


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis 

Welcome & Announcements                               Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                                    Page 345         “Blessed Assurance”


Responsive Reading    #669            Maturity           Deacon Cutliffe

*Gloria Patri               Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                      “The Master’s Promise”          Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


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


Scripture Lesson      Page 88           John 8:31-36

Sermon                       “To Be Free”                          Pastor Don


*Hymn                        Page 88           “Fairest Lord Jesus”


*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:                                           Joan Morgan & Rose Benner


Coming Events   


October       Today     10:15 a.m.                   Sunday School

         Today     11:30 a.m.                   Adult Sunday School

November        2          6:15 p.m.                   Choir

                          2          7:00 p.m.                   Deacons


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


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” is Tuesday, Nov. 29th at 6:00 p.m. followed by light refreshments.

Collection week for “Samaritan’s Purse” Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Program is Nov. 14th – 21st.  To help with this project either take a shoe box from the table in the back of the Sanctuary (or fill one of your own), along with a list of suggested items to help you out with a label attached for a boy/girl and age specific.  Bring the filled box back before the deadline and leave it on the same table. Please mark the correct age on the label and leave it inside your box on top of your items.  A $7 donation for postage would also be welcomed, if possible!  Single items can be purchased if you do not want to fill a box.  Do not wrap filled boxes as the Future’s Group will be wrapping each box for mail delivery.

A Touch of Christmas Fair & Crabmeat Luncheon Nov 18th & 19th- 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Bring in items ASAP (No clothes please).  If you would like to help, we are looking for new items for several raffle baskets & items for the luncheon. See bulletin board in Johnson Hall.

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