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August 27, 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                                                       

*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                            




*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn             (Seated)          (Listed on Hymn Board)


Scripture Reading                                                  

Sermon                                                                    Minister of Worship


*Hymn                                  (Listed on Hymn Board)



* Benediction                                                            

*Postlude                                                                       Annabell Curtis



*Please stand if possible  

Sunday August 27, 2017

Minister of Worship                                             Deacon John Gragg

Deacon of the Day:                                        Deacon Debbie Maddox

Small Talk                                                         Supt SS Cheryl Cutliffe

Special Music & Offertory                                                   Ben Lauer

Ushers                                       Lynn Sweeney & Margaret Harrington


Summer Coffee Hour (no snacks):                          Annette Peabody


Coming Events

August           30                    6:15 p.m.         Choir

September     10        10:15/11:30 a.m.      Sunday School/Adult SS

                        14                    6:00 p.m.         Ladies Group

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

Today’s Service is lead by three of our Deacons.  Leading the service is Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon, Deacon of the Day is Debbie Maddox and Minister of the Day is Deacon John Gragg. John has worked hard for our church over the years, helping to feed people and caring for our church.  John has also videoed our services, sung in our choir and been our special music as well as serving as one of our Deacons. 

Our Special Music today is Ben Lauer, Ben and his wife, Melissa and their five children have come to worship with us for the last five weeks.  The Lauer Family is a welcome addition to our church family and we appreciate Ben sharing his songs.

On September 14th all ladies of the church are invited to come to our meeting at church at 6 p.m. (Note time change). We will be served a spaghetti supper by hostesses Lynn Sweeney, Jean Davenport and Joan Morgan.  Our special guest will be Pastor Jen Curran who will tell us about the “Wonderful World of Butterflies and Cocoons”.  

The seven different theme raffle baskets are: Children, Christmas, Italian, Kitchen, Thanksgiving; Scenes, and Theater. If anyone or two or three together would be willing to buy the items and fix up a basket, please see Deanna or a member of the Future’s Group.  We hope to have the theme baskets on display in October. 

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!


                                                “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, 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, Gladys 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, The family of 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