Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

May 7, 2017

Manchester Community Church

          May 7, 2017 10:00 a.m.

            Fourth Sunday of Easter


Prelude          Annabell Curtis

Welcome/Announcements                                         Deacon Dick Cutliffe 


Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 4                  “How Great Thou Art”


Responsive Reading   #695             Psalm 23           Deacon Cutliffe

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

                        Children leave for Sunday School                 


Anthem                      “Are Ye Able”                           Senior Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                 Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 265         “Father, I Adore You”

                                                                        (Sung as a round)


Scripture Lesson      Page 90     John 10:1-10           Pastor Don

Sermon                  “Abundant Life”                       Pastor Don


Service of Holy Communion


*Hymn    Page 286             “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don   

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis



*Please stand if possible

Deacon of the Month:                                        Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Ushers:                                                  Sue Bourne & Arlene Gagnon

Coffee Hour:                                              Sara, Tony & Emma Plante



Coming Events   


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

                8 at 6:00 p.m. & 9 at 10:00 a.m.     Conversation Classes

                        10                    6:15 p.m.         Choir

                        11                    11:00 a.m.       Ladies Group

                12 & 13        9:00a.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Spring Sale                




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



Ladies Group will meet May 11th at 11:00 a.m. at the Church to car pool to Brunswick.



Spring Sale May 12th & 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Donations are always welcome to cover some of the cost of the food.  Also needed TODAY after Church are several people to bring up the sale items from downstairs that will be sold upstairs at the Spring Sale.



Next Sunday is Mother’s Day Sunday and Memorial Day Sunday is May 28th.



American Lung Assoc sponsoring “Trek across Maine” June 16th – 18th is looking for volunteers on Saturday, June 17th to support cyclists as they travel across Maine in support of the “ALA” and lung health.  See Pastor Don for Volunteer Registration Form.



Reminder about Church Key Numbers.  If you have not turned in your church key number to the office, please do so as soon as possible, as we are still missing a few.   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., 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