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August 6, 2017 Summer Worship

              Manchester Community Church

              Summer Worship 2017 – 10:00 a.m.

                ALL ARE WELCOME HERE!


The Bible Pledge

 I pledge allegiance to the Bible, God’s Holy Word.  I will make it a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path, and will hide its words in my heart that I might not break God’s heart.


Prelude                                                                   Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                                  Deacon of the Day


Call to Worship                                                       Minister of Worship

*Hymn                                                (Listed on Hymn Board)


Responsive Reading    (Listed on bottom of Hymn Board)

                                                                                   Deacon of the Day

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                             

Special Music                                   


Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer                             Minister of Worship




*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn             (Seated)          (Listed on Hymn Board)


Scripture Reading                                                  Minister of Worship

Sermon                                                                    Minister of Worship


            (Holy Communion and 1st verse of Page 286

“Bless Be the Tie that Binds” - July 2nd and August 6th only)


*Hymn                                                (Listed on Hymn Board)


* Benediction                                                            Minister of Worship

*Postlude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

*Please stand if possible  

Sunday August 6, 2017


Minister of Worship                        Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport

Deacon of the Day:                                              Deacon John Gragg

Special Music                                                                      John Gragg

Ushers                                                Annette Peabody & Cindy Keller

Communion Servers                 Deacons John Gragg & Deb Maddox


Summer Coffee Hour (no snacks):                             No Coffee



Coming Events

August        Today                11:30 a.m.            Lobster or Chicken Dinner

10                    5:30 p.m.                   Future’s Workshop

15                    6:00 p.m.                   Future’s Workshop


Special Music today is by our own John Gragg.  He is a long time hard working member of our Church.  Among his many talents he is a Deacon, a member of the Choir, Future’s Group and has been videotaping our Church Services for many years. Welcome John!

Fifth Annual Lobster or Chicken Dinner today after Church. Tickets can be picked up from Arlene before going downstairs in Johnson Hall.  Doors will open at 11:30 a.m.  Limited seating outside behind the Church in the shade, weather permitting.

Future’s Group has scheduled two workshops on August 10th and 15th.  They will meet on the 10th at 5:30 pm for a pot luck supper & work session at Arlene Gagnon’s home and on the 15th at 6:00 pm at the Church for a work session with Cindy Burnham.  All are welcome.

A “Blessings Basket” for food items is continuing in the bus stop bldg across the street and anyone can put in or take out something as needed.  Non-perishable food items can be left in the basket as often as possible!

Have a blessed and safe summer!  






                                                “Prayer Vine”

Heidi Smith Arsenault, Roger Bachelder & family, Carol Ballard, Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Eleanor Benner, Rose Benner, Len Bettis, Dee Dee Black, Family of Donna Blake, Bob Bond, Asher Bragdon, Jan Burns (Sue Havey’s sister), Sam Cabot, Andre Chabot, Prescott Chapman (Theresa Farrington’s dad), Gwen Christianson, Al Culmone, Marty Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, Katherine Gerrity, John Gragg, Kevin Haley, T. Hallett, Gina Harford, Bill Hawksley & family, Evelyn Jackson, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Bruce Keene, Adelaide Lake, Bob Landry, Freemont Merriam (Cindy Burnham’s dad), Lynn Messenger, Ron Moody, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Bob Pushard, 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), Teddy Ware, Jesse Whitman, Norman Whitman (Teddy Ware’s brother),  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” Mail Box in Johnson Hall. Thanks

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