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November 6, 2016

Manchester Community Church

                      November 6, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                      The 25th Sunday of Pentecost


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis 

Welcome & Announcements                       Deacon Cynthia Burnham

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                                    Page 323         “Let Us Break Bread Together”


Responsive Reading    #667            The Christian’s Resurrection                                                                                      Deacon Burnham

*Gloria Patri               Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                      “A Thankful Heart”                  Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 43           “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”


Scripture Lesson      Page 73                       Luke 20:27-38

Sermon                       “God Of The Living”               Pastor Don


Holy Communion

*Hymn            Page 286   Blest Be the Tie That Binds”  (1st Verse)


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis



*Please stand if possible



Deacon of the Month:                                  Deacon Cynthia Burnham

Ushers:                                                 Diane Welch & Karen Michaud

Coffee Hour:               Pat Van Orman, Diane Brann & Deanna Hallett 


Coming Events   

November      Today  10:15 & 11:30 a.m. Sunday School/Adult SS

  9          6:15 p.m.                   Choir

                        10        12 Noon                      Ladies Group

                        15          5:00 p.m.                   Future’s Group

                    18 & 19    9:00 – 2:30 P.M.        A Touch of Christmas Fair

                        29          6:00 p.m.                   Travis Mills Movie Night


Flowers on the Altar are given in memory of Leroy Harrington by his family.

Ladies Group meets Nov. 10th at 12 noon at Church.  Bring a bag lunch.  Dessert and drink will be furnished.  Guest speaker from MGMC on nutrition questions.

Collection for “Samaritan’s Purse” Operation Christmas Child Shoe Boxes is Nov. 13th.  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 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.

Future’s Group meets on Nov. 15th at 5 p.m. with pizza to fill & wrap shoe boxes and put raffle baskets together.

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).  New items for several raffle baskets & items to help with the luncheon would be helpful. See bulletin board in Johnson Hall.  We also need help on Nov. 13th after Church to carry up items for the Fair.


Travis Mills Foundation Movie Night “Depicting his Life” is Tuesday, Nov. 29th at 6:00 p.m. followed by light refreshments.

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, 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