Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

October 15, 2017

Manchester Community Church

           October 15, 2017 10:00 a.m.

        19th Sunday in Pentecost                      

Pastor Don was sick and the Service was done by the Deacons with the following revisions:


When the organ starts please enter into a period of silence

       in preparation for Worship!


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome/Announcements                                        Deacon of the Day

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship           599                                Senior Deacon Arlene Gagnon

*Hymn                        Page 435     "What a Friend We Have in Jesus"

                                                                                 Deacon Dick Cutliffe

Responsive Reading  #674     Dedicated Service          Deacon of the Day                                                                           

*Gloria Patri   Page 623          

Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem          “Just for the Present Hour”                 MCC Choir     

Story/Hymn     (seated)     Page 202     "Amazing Grace"   Deacon Cutliffe          


Offertory                                                               Deacon Cutliffe

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


Story/Hymn   (Seated)        Page 204     "Rock of Ages"   Deacon Cutliffe

Prayer, Lord's Prayer                                   Senior Deacon Gagnon

Story/Hymn            Page 282          "Family of God"     Deacon Cutliffe

*Benediction          613 #4                         Senior Deacon Gagnon

*Sung Response       (Inside back cover)     “Go Now in Peace”

*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

                     today                  8:00 a.m.         Youth Group Breakfast

                     today                  6:00 p.m.         Executive Board Meets

                        18                    6:15 p.m.         Choir

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

Announcement Sheets for the Deacon of Day to read 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.

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 how are your theme baskets coming?  Please drop them off in the office as soon as possible.  We are asking if members of the Church would all take a couple books of tickets to sell ahead of time.   Tickets will be available in Johnson Hall after church.


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


Future’s Group is again sponsoring the Samanitan’s Purse Shoe Box Program filling boxes with items for children at Christmas in third world countries. What is in a box may be all a child receives for Christmas.  Boxes, boy/girl labels and a list of suggested items are set up in front of the coat rack at the back of the sanctuary. Deadline to bring your filled box in is Sunday, Nov. 12th. Thank you for your continued support to this ministry.



Augusta/Manchester Food Bank Annual Dinner/Auction will be held Nov. 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, 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