Manchester Community Church
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Where people count and Christ is honored.

March 19, 2017

Manchester Community Church

           March 19, 2017 10:00 a.m.

            Third Sunday in Lent


Prelude                         Annabell Curtis 


Opening Duet       “God is here”

Jean & Joan


Welcome & Announcements                         Deacon Debbie Maddox


Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 461              “He Leadeth Me”


Responsive Reading   #674    Dedicated Service     Deacon Maddox

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School                 


Anthem      “I Believe In a Hill Called Mt. Calvary”   Senior Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


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


Scripture Lesson      Page 83     John 4:31-42        Pastor Don

Sermon                  “Hear for Yourself”                  Pastor Don


*Hymn    Page 451     “O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee”


*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:                                            Debbie Rollins & Sue Havey


Coming Events   


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

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

20           6.:00 p.m.                 Conversation Class

21          10:00 a.m.                 Conversation Class

                        21            6:00 p.m.                 Future’s Group

                        22            6:15 p.m.                 Choir

25            5:00 p.m.                 Church Steak Dinner

26         11:30 a.m.                 Jewelry Making



The MCC Youth Group will hold a Family Game Day following Church service today 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.


“Entering the Conversation” Classes, by Bev Savage & Pastor Don, are based on a new kind of Christianity. Monday evenings @ 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday mornings @10:00 a.m.  Used books are $6.00, new book are $16.00 at Barnes and Noble.


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.                         


Cabin Fever Reliever Jewelry Making with Cindy Burnham after Church next Sunday, March 26th.  There is no fee for the class, donations for beads and accessories will be accepted.  You may bring a sandwich, as well as a friend.


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, Debbie Maddox family, 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