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October 29, 2017

Manchester Community Church

          October 29, 2017 10:00 a.m.

        21st 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                               Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport

*Hymn                        Page 450            “Lord, Speak to Me”


Responsive Reading  #664              “Unity”             Deacon Burnham

*Gloria Patri   Page 623        


Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem             “Help Us Be Like Them”                  MCC Choir     

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen



Offertory                                                                    Don Sweeney

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


Hymn   (Seated)         Page 504         “He Touched Me”

Scripture Lesson      Page 5             Matthew 6:25-33

Sermon                   Worry Not                                 Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 510            “Jesus Is All the World to Me”

*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

*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:                                           Joan Morgan & Rose Benner



Coming Events     


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


November         1                     6:15 p.m.          Choir

                         1                     7:00 p.m.          Deacons

                         9               12 Noon                  Ladies Group  

Announcement Sheets for the Deacon of Day to read are available on the back table in the Sanctuary. 

“A Touch of Christmas Fair”: Theme raffle baskets – Volunteers - The baskets below need to be turned in ASAP please.  There will be a table in Johnson Hall to get your raffle ticket books to buy yourself or sell.         Thanks to all that are willing to help out.


Theme Baskets             Volunteers purchasing gifts

Italian               Jean Davenport, Joan Morgan, Rose Benner

Kitchen                        Melissa Lower, Debbie Maddox

Scentsy                       Jen Kent, Kelly Blake


Ladies Group will meet Nov. 9th at noon at the Church.  Bring a bag lunch.


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. These boxes 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.


John Gragg has volunteered again this year to put together the  Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Baskets.  If anyone would like to provide items for the baskets a list of what is needed will be on the bulletin board.  Any monies donated will go toward purchasing the turkeys.


If anyone knows of a local family in need please contact John Gragg.  This info will be kept confidential.


Missions Committee donated $500 to the Deacons for the drive they did for the Salvation Army hurricane victims.  Also, $50 went to Stacey Adams for her Haiti Trip/friend of Arlene Gagnon.                                      

All services are now being video recorded from Sept. 10th on.  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, VanOrman family on the passing of Fred’s sister, 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