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April 21, 2019 Bulletin Easter

Manchester Community Church

                                                              April 21, 2019 10:00 a.m.

                                                                                       Easter Sunday           



Prelude                                                                           Annabell Curtis

Time of contemplation: Please remain in silent prayer, Thank you.

Solo Continued from Tenebrae   “Were You There”  Jean Davenport


Words of Praise:    “Glory, Glory, Glory He Is Risen”    Pastor Don

Response:                 “He Is Risen Indeed                              Congregation

Duet    “Then Came the Morning”       Joan Morgan & Jean Davenport


Welcome                                          Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport

*Processional Hymn    Page 217     “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today”


Announcements                                           Deacon Randy Burnham

Introit                                                                          MCC Senior Choir


Responsive Reading #667       The Christian’s Resurrection

                                                                                    Deacon Burnham

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Baptism – Lillian Marie Poulin

Daughter of John Paul & Jessica Ann Poulin; Granddaughter of Arlene Gagnon; God Parents Daniel & Stephanie Poulin


Bedecking of the Cross by the Children

Music                                                                          Dick Cutliffe


Anthem                    “Open the Gates”                      MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don

Choral Amen


Solo                    “O Praise the Name”                      Don Sweeney



Offertory             “Low in the Grave He Lay”                        MCC Choir

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625


Hymn of Faith (Seated)   Page 345      “Blessed Assurance”

Gospel Lesson      Page 78       Luke 24:1-12          Pastor Don

Sermon                      “Be Amazed”                       Pastor Don

Duet                      “I’ve Just Seen Jesus”                  Joan & Jean


*Benediction                                                        Pastor Don 

*Hymn of Consecration       Page 304         “Lift High the Cross”  


Please receive your Palm Cross from the Ushers as you leave!


The Cross of Flowers leads us into the World



                 Church  Moderator Don  Sweeney will lead us out!



*Please stand if possible


Deacon for April                                            Deacon Randy Burnham

Ushers for April           Margaret Harrington & Deanna Mosher Hallett

No Coffee Hour:


Thank you to Kerry Cookson for making the outside cross and Dick Cutliffe for making the flower cross.


Please continue to pray for all those that are in need of prayer!


Coming Events

April               today      6 a.m./10 a.m.   Easter Services

                        23         9:30 a.m.          Discussion Group

                        23         6:00 p.m.          Futures Committee

24         6:15 p.m.          Choir

                        27     4:30 – 6:00 p.m.    Baked Bean Supper


  Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor, 215-6838

        Church office 207-622-0738       

                   Church web site:

                      Deanna Mosher Hallett, Secretary/Clerk 207-441-6011

                                Linda Sweeney, Treasurer 207-622-4536 


2019 Easter Flowers on the altar


In Memory of:                                  Given by:

Lee & Gert Adams; Lee Adams, Jr    Harry & Dee Dee Black         

Arnold & Gagnon Families                  Arlene Gagnon & family

Barbara Bond                                      Robert Bond

David Bourne                                      Sue Bourne & family

Ken Chilton, Don & Edwina Tyner,     Sue Chilton

   Helen & Ira Chilton

Stanley & Ruth Davenport                  Pastor Don, Jean & family    

Mary & Kathy Godbout;                      Dick Godbout

   Brother Bob                                     

Bud Hallett; Floyd & Margaret            Deanna Mosher Hallett

   Mosher; Perley & Edith Hallett;       & family

   Clarence & Clara Turner                

Leroy Harrington                                 Margaret Harrington & family

Jack & Geri Havey, John Havey II    Sue Havey

Donald Herber; Robert Blake             Jackie Herber

Jan Johnson                                       Rev. Johnson 

Art Lyonais                                          Priscilla Lyonais

Bob MacMaster, Clifford                   Jeff & Sandy Jackson

  MacMaster, Ida MacMaster,

  Greg Page, Arlond Jackson

Edgar & Tressie Maddox,                   Ed & Debbie Maddox

   Lawrence French

Elmer & Vester Mitchell;                     Diane & Patrick Welch

   Ryan Welch (Son)

Clyde J. Morgan; Roy Perkins           Joan Morgan & family

Mark & Phyllis Newbegin;                  Don & Lynn Sweeney

   Wilson & Ethel Moran

My Family                                           Wanita Baker

Our Family                                          Bud & Teddy Ware

Our Loved Ones                                 Vernon & Nancy Gettig         

Jerry Peabody            ; Dan & Gertrude        Annette, David & Douglas


Everett & Carla Strout; Albert &         Leon & Terry Strout

    Leonida Nadeau

Sylvia Taylor (Sister)                          Beverly Savage

Fred VanOrman                                  Pat VanOrman & family

Edward Weymouth (Son)                   Norman & Adelaide Weymouth



Easter Sunday   April 21, 2019

Manchester Community Church

Established 1833

The Reverend Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor


“Where people count and Christ is honored”

21 Readfield Road, Manchester, ME. 04351



To access the Sunday Services go to the Church’s website click on Manchester Community Church services link or click on Sermon Titles, bulletins link then click on Manchester Community Church services link to watch service of choice.