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

June 17, 2018

Manchester Community Church

               June 17, 2018        


10:00 a.m.

                 Father’s Day   

            Fourth Sunday after Pentecost


           Prelude                                                                      Annabell Curtis     

            Welcome/Announcements:                                 Deacon John Gragg

Introit                                                                         MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport


*Hymn               Page 279                  “Faith of Our Fathers”


Responsive Reading    #683  Christ, Bread of Life  Deacon Gragg

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                                     S.S. Supt Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem     “God’s Hands Holds Each Tomorrow”        MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen



Offertory              “God On the Mountain”                 Jean and Joan

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


Hymn (Seated)    Page 536    “Happy the Home When God Is There  

(Vs 1,2 & 3)


Scripture Lesson      Page 17    Genesis 24:1-27       Pastor Don

Sermon     “The Care and Feeding of Fathers”       Pastor Don


*Hymn                        Page 556         “Now Thank We All Our God”


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

Sung Response   (Back cover)               ‘Go Now In Peace”    

 *Postlude                                                                  Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible



Deacon of the Month                                            Deacon John Gragg

Ushers for the Month                                    Randall Burnham & Leon Strout

Coffee Hour:                                                 Jean Davenport & Joan Morgan         

                                                                        Coming Events   


June                 Today            after Church        Bring items upstairs for sale                                      

                            18                   6:00 p.m.        Bldg Committee

                           19                  9:30 a.m.        “Spiritual Literacy” Discussion                                             20                  6:15 p.m.            Choir                         

                     22 & 23      9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Summer Sale & Luncheon




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


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.  For June would you please bring in peanut butter and jelly or jams. You can drop them off in the Community Food Basket across the street or the basket in the back of the Sanctuary.


Summer Sale & Crabmeat Luncheon June 22nd & 23rd.  Our sale is this Friday and Saturday. This year we are having crabmeat rolls along with cheeseburgers, hamburgers and hot dogs for lunch. If anyone would like to give towards the food items or help on the sale, please let Deanna know.  Hope to see everyone there!




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.





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, Joe Curtis, Marty Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Bill & Kim Dowling, families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Raymond Gay, Anne Goldrup, Nancy Gettig, 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, Steve Ware, Teddy Ware, Diane Welch, 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