Manchester Community Church
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March 12, 2017

Manchester Community Church

           March 12, 2017 10:00 a.m.

            Second Sunday in Lent


Prelude                         Annabell Curtis 


Welcome & Announcements                         

  Deacon Debbie Maddox


Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 279         “Faith of Our Fathers”


Responsive Reading   #682   Victory Over Sin      Deacon Maddox

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School                 


Anthem                  “I’ll Walk with God”          `           Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Dick Cutliffe

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 247         “Spirit of the Living God”


Scripture Lesson      Page 81     John 3:1-10          Dylan Burroughs


Sermon                  “Born from Above”                  Pastor Don


*Hymn    Page 369                 “O Jesus, I Have Promised”


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

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

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible

Deacon of the Month:                                  Deacon Debbie Maddox

Ushers:                                            Tony Plante & Theresa Farrington

Coffee Hour:                                         Joan Morgan & Jean Davenport


Coming Events   


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

                        14        10:00 a.m.                   Conversation Class

                        15           6:00 p.m.                  Choir

15           7:00 p.m.                  Deacons

16           6.:00 p.m.                 Conversation Class

19        11:30 a.m.                  Youth Group Game Day

25           5:00 p.m.                  Church Steak Dinner



“Entering the Conversation” Classes, facilitated by Bev Savage & Pastor Don, are based on a new kind of Christianity. Day classes are on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. and evening classes are on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.  Used books are $6.00 or you may order a new book for $16.00 at Barnes and Noble.  See Bev or Pastor Don.



The MCC Youth Group will hold a Family Game Day following Church service on March 19th from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. A light lunch of pizza will be served at 11:30 a.m. followed by playing games.  Families are invited and are encouraged to bring their favorite board games.



Mark your calendar for a Cabin Fever Church Steak Dinner on March 25th at 5:00 the Church.  This month the Future’s Group is putting on a supper for our Church Family on the fourth Saturday.  Hope to see you all there.                         



Anyone interested in joining the Church on Easter Sunday please see the Pastor following our service.



Church Key Numbers are needed.  Please give your Church key number to the office, so we can update our Church Key Log.  Thanks



                                                “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, Sam Cabot, 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, Dick & Jean Hayes, 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, Bob Pushard, Ann Marie Roes, Ciro Russo, Andy & Peggy Struck, Lynn Sweeney, 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