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January 29, 2017

Manchester Community Church

                   January 29, 2017 10:00 a.m.

                 Fourth Sunday after Epiphany




Prelude                                                                            Annabell Curtis 

Welcome & Announcements                                       Deacon John Gragg


Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 292         “God of Grace and God of Glory”


Responsive Reading   #669             Maturity           Deacon Gragg

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S.S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School


Anthem                      “To Do Thy Will”                      Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                    “You Raised Me Up”               Jean and Joan

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 513         “O, How He Loves You and Me”


Scripture Lesson      Page 145             I Corinthians 1:18-31


Sermon                      “Boast In the Lord”              Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 529             “O, How I Love 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 John Gragg

Ushers:                                         Darlene Hawksley & Nancy Gettig

Coffee Hour:                               Annual Meeting luncheon downstairs




Coming Events  


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

                     Today     11:15 a.m.                  Annual Meeting

February        1            6:15 p.m.                   Choir

                        1            7:00 p.m.                   Deacons Meeting

                        9          12 Noon                      Ladies Group

                       25        4:30 – 6:00 p.m.           Baked Bean Supper



The Pink Rose this morning is in honor of the birth of Lillian (Lilly) Marie Poulin, born 1/25/17.  Daughter of Jessica and John Poulin, Lilly is the sister of Logan Frost and the granddaughter of Senior Deacon, Arlene Gagnon.



Annual Meeting and luncheon today after Church downstairs.

Bring your Annual Report with you please.



Ladies Group will meet February 9th at 12 Noon at the Church.  Bring a bag lunch.  They will be making Valentines for special shut-ins.



Waterproof mittens, hats and new or used boots are needed for children at the Manchester Elementary School.  A drop-off box for donations is available in the back of the Sanctuary.



Mark your calendar for the first Baked Bean & Casserole Supper of the year on February 25th from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.  Hope to see you there.




                                                “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, Al Culmone, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, Katherine Gerrity, 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, 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