Manchester Community Church
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Where people count and Christ is honored.

January 6, 2019

        Manchester Community Church


                                 January 6, 2019

                                                                               19:00 A.M.   

          Second Sunday in Christmastide


Prelude                                                                Annabell Curtis



   Deacon Cindy Burnham


Introit                                                                 MCC Senior Choir


Call to Worship                                 Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport

*Hymn                        Page 131         “Angels, from the Realms of Glory”


Responsive Reading   #659   Salvation By Grace   Deacon Burnham   

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                                      S. S. Supt. Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem              “That’s Why I Praise Him”               MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen



Offertory                                                                    Annabell Curtis     

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                     Pastor Don


Hymn (Seated)      Page 128   “It Came upon the Midnight Clear” 

(Vss. 1 & 4)


Scripture Lesson   Pages 591/53   Isaiah 1:16-17, Luke 4:16-21                                                                     Pastor Don


Sermon                      “Year of the Lord”                Pastor Don

Service of Holy Communion

*Hymn                        Page 125     “Joy to the World!”     (1st vs. only)


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

 *Postlude                                                                  Annabell Curtis

*Please stand if possible

Deacon of the Month                                     Deacon Cindy Burnham

Communion Servers                        Deacons Cindy Burnham & Dick Cutliffe

Ushers for Sunday                                          Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley

Coffee Hour                                                                            Deacons


2019 Coming Events


Jan                  today             10:15/11:30 a.m.  Sunday School/Adult School 8                          6:00 p.m.         Futures Group

                        9                      6:15 p.m.             Choir

                        10                    12 Noon               Ladies Group

                        27                    11:30 a.m.          Annual Church Meeting



There are still Christmas Cards in Johnson Hall.  If you have any cards on the tables please take them.


Would all officers and committee chairs turn in your reports to Deanna for the Annual Report Book by January 9th.  Church email is or Deanna’s email is


January 8th Futures Group Meeting to set dates for upcoming events.  There will not be a public supper in January due to the Annual Meeting on the 27th.


Ladies Group will meet Jan. 10th at noon.  Bring a bag lunch.   Guest speaker is Patti Daniel about her work in Haiti.


January 27th is our Annual Church Meeting and luncheon after church.  All are welcome


Upcoming “Cabin Fevah Releavah”– Need an earlier start on the scripts than last year, so sign up early if you would like to participate. Sign-up sheet in Johnson Hall.  There will be a part for everyone.


“Blessings Food Basket” in the Sanctuary and across the street in the school bus shelter. Packaged foods that will not spoil or freeze. 


New or if your address, phone or email has changed let Arlene and Deanna know, so the registers are correct.


Deacon’s Announcement Sheets available on the back table.

To access Sunday Service Recordings - go to the Church’s website on the bottom of the home page click on Manchester Community Church services link or click on 2018 Sermon Titles, Bulletins link; click on Manchester Community Church services link. Then click on the service you want to watch.



                        “Prayer Vine”

Carol Ballard, Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Len Bettis, Asher Bragdon, Lillian Bragg, Prescott Chapman (Theresa Farrington’s dad), Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Al Culmone, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Bill & Kim Dowling, Families in need of prayer, Ryan Gauthier, Anne Goldrup, Nancy Gettig, John Gragg, T. Hallett, Gina Harford, Margaret Harrington, 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, Gladys Keene, Adelaide Lake, Eva McKinnon, Faith (Beaudoin) McLaughlin, Lynn Messenger, Susan Miller, Ron Moody, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, Debbie Rollins & family, Ciro Russo, Leon Strout, Peggy Struck, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Dottie Turmelle, Jesse Whitman, Norman Whitman (Teddy Ware’s brother). Members of our Armed Forces and families.


Please take a look at the Prayer Vine and let Deanna know of any names that should be put on or taken off.           





                           “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