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September 3, 2017

Manchester Community Church

          September 3, 2017 10:00 a.m.

        13th Sunday in Pentecost           



Prelude                                                                         Annabell Curtis

Welcome/Announcements                                            Deacon Rose Benner


Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn                        Page 493           “It Is Well with My Soul”


Responsive Reading  #674  Dedicated Service     Deacon Benner

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem                                                                      MCC Choir                                         

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don     

Choral Amen




*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 354     “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms”


Scripture Lesson      Page 15  Matthew 16:13-20   Pastor Don


Sermon                      “SHHHHHH”                         Pastor Don


Service of Holy Communion

*Hymn            Page 286         “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” 1st Verse

*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don *Postlude                                                                       Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


Ushers for September          Deanna Mosher Hallett & Jackie Herber

Deacon of the Month                                          Deacon Rose Benner

Communion Servers           Deacons Rose Benner & Cindy Burnham

Coffee Hour:                                                           Margaret Harrington


Coming Events   


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

                        14                    6:00 p.m.         Ladies Group

                        26                    6:00 p.m.         Future’s Group

                        27        to be announced         Paint ‘N Sip Night

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

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”.  

Paint ‘N Sip Night September 27th at the Manchester Lions Club.  The Future’s Group is co-sponsoring this fun night.  Cost $30 includes painting instructions, finished product plus lots of fun.  Sign up with Arlene Gagnon.  Reservation deadline is September 24th.

“A Touch of Christmas Fair”: Theme raffle baskets - volunteers responsible for each basket: Would you be willing to help???


Children – Deanna Hallett, Jackie Herber, Margaret Harrington

Christmas – Arlene Gagnon

Italian – Jean Davenport, Joan Morgan, Rose Benner





Please let the office know as soon as possible so we can get these baskets ready to start selling raffle tickets for the Church.


                                                “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