Manchester Community Church
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Where people count and Christ is honored.

May 20, 2018

Manchester Community Church

              May 20, 2018 10:00 a.m.

                           Pentecost Sunday                 




Prelude                                                  Annabell Curtis

Welcome/Announcements                                   Deacon Rose Benner

Introit                                                MCC Senior Choir



Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport

*Hymn               Page 259      “Breathe on Me, Breath of God”



Responsive Reading    #677       Glorification          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



Offertory                                                                    Jean & Joan

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


Hymn (Seated)           Page 253         “Where the Spirit of the Lord Is”


Scripture Lesson      Page 102     Acts 2:1-21         Pastor Don

Sermon                         “Upon All Flesh”              Pastor Don





*Hymn                        Page 249    “Spirit of God, Descend upon my Heart”



*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don    


Sung Response        Back cover     “Go Now in Peace”  

 *Postlude                                                                  Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


Deacon of the Month                                         Deacon Rose Benner


Ushers for May                                      Sue Bourne & Arlene Gagnon                                 

Coffee Hour:                                   Debbie Violette & Sandy Jackson


                                                                        Coming Events   

May              Today                    10:15 a.m.       Sunday School

                    Today                  after church        Softball Game

                         21                    6”00 p.m.          Bldg Committee

                         22                   9:30 a.m.        “Spiritual Literacy” Discussion

                         22                    6:00 p.m.          Futures Committee


                         23                   6:15 p.m.          Choir                         

                         23           3:30 – 6:00 p.m.         Spring Fling Sale & Cookout


June                   5                    5:00 p.m.          Finance Committee       



Spiritual Literacy Group has donated.


 plants for the altar and windows today to celebrate Pentecost.           



“Spiritual Literacy”- the Sacred in everyday life discussed every Tuesday morning from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.  All are welcome.


Today Second Annual Softball Game.  Sign-up sheet in Johnson Hall.

May 23rd Wednesday the Future’s Group will hold a cookout with early shopping from our upcoming Summer Sale from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. to go along with the Elementary School Ice Cream Social.  We furnish supper and they furnish dessert.  The best of both worlds!  Come and eat and shop early!

Spring Sale & Luncheon scheduled for May 25th & 26th has been postponed until later in the summer due to lack of workers and sale items.

Missions is asking for help to keep the food basket located across the street in the school bus shelter supplied with food items for the community.  Each month two or three items will be asked for.  This month would you please bring in cans of soup, crackers and/or boxes of mac. & cheese. You can drop them off in the Community Food Basket across the street or the basket in the back of the Sanctuary.

Next Sunday is Memorial Sunday; we light candles for our loved ones who have gone on before.  Plan to be with us for this special & touching service.


Anyone new or if your address, phone number or email has changed let Arlene Gagnon or Deanna Mosher Hallett know so the registers are correct.                                



Announcement Sheets for the Deacon of the Day are on the back table.




Announcement:  The Building Committee did not meet last week due to sickness.  They are scheduled to meet on Monday Night.



To access Sunday Services Recordings - go to the Church’s website on the bottom of the home page click on Manchester Community Church services link or click on 2017 Sermon Titles, Bulletins link; click on Manchester Community Church services link. Then click on the service you want to watch.





              “Prayer Vine”

Heidi Smith Arsenault, Carol Ballard, Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Erik Bates (Sue Bourne’s nephew), Eleanor Benner, Len Bettis, Asher Bragdon, Lillian Bragg, Prescott Chapman (Theresa Farrington’s dad), Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Gwen Christianson, Al Culmone, Marty Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Kim Dowling, Pat Drost, families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, Anne Goldrup, John Gragg, Kevin Haley, T. Hallett, Gina Harford, Robert Hasson Jr, Bill Hawksley & family, Jackie Heath (Dylan & Jayden’s grandmother), Holly Hersey, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Dorian Jones, Bruce Keene, Adelaide Lake, Bob Landry, Doreen MacArthur (the Plante’s sister-in-law), Faith (Beaudoin) McLaughlin, Lynn Messenger, Donna Misner, Ron Moody, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Bob Pushard, Debbie Rollins & family, Ciro Russo, Chuck Silsby Jr., Peggy Struck, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Dottie Turmelle, Pat VanOrman, Teddy Ware, Jesse Whitman, Norman Whitman (Teddy Ware’s brother), Phyllis & John Wing. Members of our Armed Forces and families.

Please leave a note in the “Secretary/Clerk” mail box in Johnson Hall for any names that need to be added or taken off the Prayer Vine.  Thank you.



“Manchester Community Church”


        21 Readfield Road, Manchester, ME. 04351

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