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

June 4, 2017 Children's Sunday

Manchester Community Church

          June 4, 2017 10:00 a.m.

            The Day of Pentecost

            Children’s Sunday


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome/Announcements                             Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon


Call to Worship                                            Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 249         “Spirit of God, Descend upon My Heart”

Responsive Reading   #653       God’s Love     Youth Representative

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe

Anthem                                                                      Sunday School


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don                 


Offertory                                                                    Sunday School

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


Presentation of Gifts                                                S. S. Supt Cutliffe


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 253         “Where the Spirit of the Lord Is”


Scripture Lesson      Page 101     John 20:19-22    Pastor Don

Sermon                  “God Peace”                             Pastor Don

Holy Communion

*Hymn            Page 286 (First verse)   “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”

*Benediction                                                                      Pastor Don

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis

*Please stand if possible



Communion Servers:            Deacons Arlene Gagnon & John Gragg

Ushers:                                               Randall Burnham & Leon Strout

Coffee Hour:                                                              Youth Group




Coming Events   

June                  6                  10:00 a.m.         Conversation Class

                         7                    6:15 p.m.         Choir

                         7                    7:00 p.m.         Deacons

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

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


Pastor Don would like to thank members of the Sunday School and their leaders for their help preparing today’s 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 Dan Emery.


Youth Group is selling raffle tickets for a “Decorative Chalkboard”. See a youth member for your tickets.  Drawing 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.


Executive Board Meeting June 25th at 6:00 p.m.


Some Church Key Numbers are still missing.





                                                “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