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January 8, 2017


Manchester Community Church

                   January 8, 2017 10:00 a.m.

                 First Sunday after Epiphany




Prelude                                                                            Annabell Curtis 

Welcome & Announcements                                Deacon John Gragg


Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 163         “As with Gladness Men of Old”


Responsive Reading   #709             Psalm 100            Deacon Gragg

*Gloria Patri               Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                      “What Shall I Give”                 Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                Dick Cutliffe

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 498         “Peace Like a River”


Scripture Lesson      Pages 113; 3    Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17


Sermon                      “Preaching Peace”               Pastor Don


*Hymn                        Page 173         “All Glory, Laud and Honor”

*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

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


*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


Deacon of the Month:                                  Deacon John Gragg

Ushers:                                            Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley

Coffee Hour:                                               Cindy & Randall Burnham



Coming Events  


January       Today     10:15/11:30 a.m.         Sunday School/Adult

                         10       6:00 p.m.                     Futures Group

 11       6:15 p.m.                     Choir

                         12       12: Noon                     Ladies Group

                         29       11:15 a.m.                   Annual Meeting




Attn: Officers and Committee Chairs - today is the deadline for Annual Reports to be turned in to get into the Annual Report Book.



Missions would like to thank all the volunteers that braved the cold weather to “Man the Kettles” on December 10th at Wal-Mart.  They collected $603.68. Awesome!



Futures Group will meet on Tuesday to finalize the winter schedule for meetings, events and cancellations.



Ladies Group will meet Thursday at the Church at noon for their Annual Pizza Luncheon and activities.



Annual Meeting and luncheon will be held on Sunday, January 29th after Church.



Questions about pledge giving, speak to Dick Cutliffe, Assistant Treasurer.




                                                “Prayer Vine”


Heidi Smith Arsenault, Carol Ballard, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Eleanor Benner, Rose Benner, Len Bettis, Dee Dee Black, Bob Bond, Asher Bragdon, Harold Brundage, Andre Chabot, Prescott Chapman (Theresa Farrington’s dad), Gwen Christianson, Julie Clark (Evelyn Potter’s granddaughter), Al Culmone, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, Katherine Gerrity, John Gragg, Sally Gragg, Haley, T. Hallett, Gina Harford, Bill Hawksley & family, Jackie Herber, 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), Bob Pushard, Ann Marie Roes, Ciro Russo, Andy & Peggy Struck, Gloria Sylvester, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Robert Trask, family of 12 yr old Matty Twombly (Kaye Mooers’ great, great nephew), 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 box 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