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October 8, 2017

Manchester Community Church

          October 8, 2017 10:00 a.m.

                  18th Sunday in Pentecost           

     When the organ starts please enter into a period of silence

                                                      in preparation for Worship!


Prelude                                                                            Annabell Curtis

Welcome/Announcements                                             Deacon Cindy Burnham


Introit                                                                               MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                                                Cheryl Cutliffe

*Hymn                        Page 345                     “Blessed Assurance”


Responsive Reading  #649         The Vine and the Branches        

     Deacon Burnham

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Small Talk                                                                S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem                                                                             Dick Cutliffe   

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                         Cheryl Cutliffe

Choral Amen


Offering                                                                           Annabell Curtis


*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


 Hymn   (Seated)        Page 380         “Just a Closer Walk with Thee”


Scripture Lesson     

Sermon                                                                           Cheryl Cutliffe


*Hymn            Page 473         “Victory in Jesus”


*Benedicti                                                                   Cheryl Cutliffe

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis           

*Please stand if possible

Ushers for October                         Debbie Maddox & Sandy Jackson

Deacon for the Month                                     Deacon Cindy Burnham

Coffee Hour:                                    Debbie Violette & Sandy Jackson


Coming Events   

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

                         7         9:00 a.m. – Noon        Futures Workshop

                        10                    5:30 p.m.         Futures Workshop

                        11                    6:15 p.m.         Choir

                        12                    11:15 a.m.       Ladies Group

                        15                    6:00 p.m.         Executive Board Meets

                        28        4:30 – 6:00 p.m.         Turkey Pie Supper

We welcome to the pulpit today Cheryl Cutliffe while Pastor Don is on vacation.   

Announcement Sheets for the Deacon of Day are available on the back table in the Sanctuary.  If you have an announcement to be made please fill one out and give it to the Pastor or the Deacon of the Day before the service starts.

Ladies Group will meet at Church on the 12th at 11:15 a.m. to carpool to Turner for lunch.

October supper will be on the 4th Sat. (10/28/17) and it will be the only Turkey Pie Supper this year.  If you would like to donate and/or work on this supper signup sheets are available in Johnson Hall.

“A Touch of Christmas Fair”: Theme raffle baskets – Volunteers please prepare your baskets as soon as possible so they can go on display.  We are asking if members of the Church would all take a couple books of tickets to sell ahead of time.  Thanks!


Theme Baskets                     Volunteers purchasing gifts

Children         Deanna Hallett, Jackie Herber, Margaret Harrington

Christmas      Arlene Gagnon, Cindy Burnham, Cheryl Cutliffe

Italian              Jean Davenport, Joan Morgan, Rose Benner

Kitchen           Melissa Lower, Debbie Maddox

Thanksgiving  Lynn Sweeney, Nancy Gettig, Darlene Hawksley

Scentsy          Jen Kent, Kelly Blake

Theater           Debbie Rollins, Sandy Jackson, Wanita Baker

3 additional baskets    Debbie Violette


Augusta/Manchester Food Bank Annual Dinner/Auction will be held November 4th.  See Annette for tickets.                                      

All services are now being video recorded beginning with the September 10th service.  To access them, go to the Church’s website on the home page click on Manchester Community Church services link or click on 2017 Sermon Titles, bulletins link and click on Manchester Community Church services link. Then click on the service you want to watch and it should open to view.


                                       “Prayer Vine”

Heidi Smith Arsenault, Carol Ballard, Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Eleanor Benner, Len Bettis, 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, John Gragg, Kevin Haley, T. Hallett, Gina Harford, Ella Harrington Sr, Bill Hawksley & family, Evelyn Jackson, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Bruce Keene, Gladys Keene, Adelaide Lake, Bob Landry, Faith (Beaudoin) McLaughlin, Freemont Merriam (Cindy Burnham’s dad), Lynn Messenger, Donna Misner, Ron Moody, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Bob Pushard, Ciro Russo, Chuck Silsby Jr., Andy & Peggy Struck,  Rosemary & Christine Towne, Robert Trask, 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