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

May 28, 2017 Memorial Weekend Sunday


Manchester Community Church

          May 28, 2017 10:00 a.m.

            Seventh Sunday of Easter

            Memorial Day Sunday


Prelude                                                                            Annabell Curtis

Welcome/Announcements                                              Deacon Dick Cutliffe 

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 573         “God of Our Fathers”

Responsive Reading   #649             The Vine and the Branches     

Deacon Cutliffe

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        

Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

            Children leave for Sunday School                 


Anthem                      “Close to Thee”                            Senior Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                         Pastor Don

Choral Amen                                    



Offertory                                                                    Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 461         “He Leadeth Me”

Scripture Lesson      Page 97       John 17:1-11      Pastor Don

Sermon                  “Glorify God”                            Pastor Don


Lighting of Memorial Candles (Background music by) Pastor Don

*Hymn            Page 383                     “Open Our Eyes, Lord”


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

*Sung Response        Page 247         “Spirit of the Living God”

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis

*Please stand if possible


Deacon of the Month:                                        Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Ushers:                                                  Sue Bourne & Arlene Gagnon

Coffee Hour:                       Leon & Terry Strout & Theresa Farrington


Coming Events   

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

30                  10:00 a.m.         Conversation Class

                        31                    6:15 p.m.         Choir

June                10        9:00 a.m–2:00 p.m.     Vendor Fair

                        24        4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.    Public Supper


Rose on the altar is for Charlee Wynter Farrell Great Granddaughter of Sue Bourne born May 19th.


Youth Group will hold a BBQ with entertainment for the Homeless Veterans at their shelter in Augusta today. They will leave the Church following the service in order to set up for the BBQ.  Everyone is welcome to attend. Sign up in Johnson Hall if you are donating a salad or desert and if you are attending.  Lawn chairs are needed!


Next Sunday is Children’s Sunday and the children will be taking part in the Service.


The Ladies Group would like to invite all the ladies of the Church to join them for an evening meeting on Tuesday, June 6th at 5:30 p.m. for a pot luck supper.  Bring a dish to share and dessert & drinks will be provided.  Special guest speaker Don Emery.


Youth Group is selling raffle tickets for a “Decorative Chalkboard”.  Drawing for the raffle will be held in June.


The Augusta/Manchester Food Bank will hold a yard sale at Shaw’s in Augusta on Saturday, June 10th 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


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.


Does the office have all Church Key Numbers?




                                                “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, 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, 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