Manchester Community Church
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Where people count and Christ is honored.

April 9, 2017 Palm Sunday


Manchester Community Church

     April 9, 2017 10:00 a.m.

            Palm Sunday


Prelude                                                                                                                Annabell Curtis 

Welcome & Announcements                                                                               Deacon Joan Morgan

Introit                                                                                                                      MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                                                                       Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


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


Unison Reading   #712            Psalm 118                                                                  Deacon Morgan

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Special Music                                                                                                              Dick Cutliffe


Small Talk                                                                                                        S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School                 


Anthem                      “He Comes Triumphant”                                                                Senior Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                                                                      Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                          “The Palms”                                                                             Senior Choir

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 383         “Open Our Eyes, Lord”


Scripture Lesson      Page 19    Matthew 21:1-11                                                               Emma Plante

Sermon                  “Hosanna in the Highest”                                                                    Pastor Don


*Hymn    Page 174     “Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”


*Benediction                                                                                                                     Pastor Don

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

*Postlude                                                                                                                               Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible

Deacon of the Month:                                        Deacon Joan Morgan

Ushers:                         Deanna Mosher Hallett & Margaret Harrington

Youth Usher:                                                             Cassie Kent

Coffee Hour:                                    Debbie Violette & Sandy Jackson



Coming Events   




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

            10 at 6:00 p.m. & 11 at 10:00 a.m.     Conversation Classes

                        12                    6:15 p.m.         Choir

                        13                    Noon               Ladies Group

                        13                    7:00 p.m.       Tenebrae (Maundy Thurs)

                        16                    6:00 a.m.    Joint Easter Sunrise Service

                        16                   10:00 a.m.        MCC Easter Service

                        18                    6:00 p.m.         Future’s Group

                        22            4:30 – 6:00 p.m.      Baked Bean Supper


Ladies Group meets April 13th at the Church at Noon.  Please bring a lunch & one or two items for the auction.


Tenebrae Communion Service on Maundy Thursday, April 13th at 7:00 p.m.


Easter Sunrise Service April 16th Jesse Lee Church, once again our Church will be joining the Readfield United Methodist Church in a 6:00 a.m. “Sunrise Easter Service” held at the Jesse Lee Memorial Church on the Readfield Road.  Come and welcome this “Holy Day” with our friends in the faith.  Easter Service at MCC at 10:00 a.m.


If you would like to put a plant in Church for Easter, April 16th contact Teddy Ware 622-5256, Sue Bourne 395-4373 or Diane Welch 213-8648


Public Baked Bean & Casserole Supper April 22nd.  If you would like to give any food or money donations for the supper, please sign-up on the bulletin board.


“Entering the Conversation” Classes, Monday evenings @ 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday mornings @10:00 a.m.   


Church Key Numbers are needed.  If you have not turned in your church key number to the office, please do so as soon as possible so the Church Key Numbers List can be completed. Thank you.



                                                “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, Chuck Silsby Jr., Don Smith, 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