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November 13, 2016

Manchester Community Church

                      November 13, 2016 10:00 a.m.

                      The 26th Sunday of Pentecost



Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis 

Welcome & Announcements                       Deacon Cynthia Burnham

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                                    Page 561         “We Gather Together”


Responsive Reading    #654     The New Birth        Deacon Burnham

*Gloria Patri               Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                      “Simple Thanks”                     Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Dick Cutliffe

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)  Page 560 vss. 3 & 5   “For the Beauty of the Earth”


Scripture Lesson      Page  183           2 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Sermon                       “Do Not Be Weary”                Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 556         “Now Thank We All Our God”


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis



*Please stand if possible




Deacon of the Month:                                  Deacon Cynthia Burnham

Ushers:                                                 Diane Welch & Karen Michaud

Coffee Hour:                                                 Cindy & Randy Burnham


Coming Events   

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

                        Today  11:10 a.m.                  Fair items bring upstairs

                        Today  11:30 a.m.                  Nominating Comm.

                         15         5:00 p.m.                   Future Group

 16         6:15 p.m.                   Choir

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

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

Nominating Committee will meet today after the fair setup in the Sanctuary for a brief meeting.

Collection for “Samaritan’s Purse” Operation Christmas Child Shoe Boxes were due today but if you have not taken one and would like to fill a box 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.   Please have it back by Tuesday, November 15th as they will be wrapped that evening. 

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.  Items for fair (No clothes please) and items for several raffle baskets are due by Tuesday November 15th.  Items or donations to help with the luncheon would also be helpful. See bulletin board in Johnson Hall. 


HELP is needed today after Church to setup tables and 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. If you want to bring a finger food item for refreshments there is a sign-up sheet 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, Rose 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