Manchester Community Church
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November 26, 2017

   Manchester Community Church

                                         November 26, 2017 10:00 a.m.

                                           Last Sunday after Pentecost 



Prelude                                                              Annabell Curtis



  Deacon Jean Davenport

Introit                                                                MCC Senior Choir


Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport

*Hymn                        Page 557         “In Thanksgiving Let Us Praise Him”


Responsive Reading  #709       “Psalm 100”          Deacon Davenport

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem                “The Greatest Gift of All”              MCC Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen



Offertory                                                                    Jean & Joan

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


Hymn   (Seated)         Page 560         “For the Beauty of the Earth”

                                                                        Vss. 1, 3 & 5


Scripture Lesson      Page 3             Matthew 5:1-12

Sermon                        Spirit and Heart                   Pastor Don


*Hymn            Page 561         “We Gather Together”

*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

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


*Postlude                                                           Annabell Curtis



*Please stand if possible


Ushers for November                          Diane Welch & Karen Michaud              

Deacon for the Day                                     Deacon Jean Davenport     

Coffee Hour:                                                              Debbie Maddox


Coming Events   


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

                         29                     6:15 p.m.         Choir



John Gragg is putting together the Christmas Food Baskets. If anyone would like to provide items, 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.


Anyone interested in serving on a committee or as an officer of the Church, please see a member of the Nominating Committee: Pastor Don, Don S., Deanna, Lynn, Arlene, Roger, Leon and Cheryl."


Winthrop United Methodist Church proudly welcomes The Mt. View High School Chamber Singers “Carols in the Round” on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:00 pm.  Free will offering and light refreshments to follow.


Annual Christmas Pot Luck Supper will be December 8th at 5:30 p.m.  Please being a casserole or salad for the supper. 


MCC received a letter from the Manchester Lions wishing to thank all sponsors of the Central Maine Amazing Race Fundraiser that was held on 9/23/17.  They had 15 teams that raised a total of $7,855 which was enough to purchase the E-sight glasses needed for the community member.  A copy of the letter is on the bulletin board.


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



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), Sarah Chisar, Gwen Christianson, Al Culmone, Marty Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Pat Drost, 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, 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