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May 5, 2019 Third Sunday in Eastertide

Third Sunday in   




     Manchester Community Church                                                                                                                                                                                

                                  May 5, 2019     

          Pastor Donald Stanley Davenport

Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis            

Welcome/Announcements                Senior Deacon Rose Benner


Introit                                                                     MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                                         Pastor Don


*Hymn             Page 215                   “Alleluia!  Alleluia!”

Responsive Reading  #687    Passover and The Last Supper                                                                                            Deacon Benner

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                    SS Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem            “The Greatest Gift of All”                 MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don  

Choral Amen                                                             MCC Choir



Offertory                                                                  Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                 Pastor Don


Hymn (Seated)   Page 447                “Freely, Freely

Scripture Lesson   Page 78   Luke 24:36-53           Pastor Don

Sermon                          “Great Joy”


Service of Holy Communion                                   Pastor Don

*Hymn                        Page 286    “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” (1st Vs.)


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

 *Postlude                                                                Annabell Curtis

*Please stand if possible


Deacon of the Month                          Senior Deacon Rose Benner

Communion Servers                               Deacons Davenport & Harrington 

Ushers of the Day                        Sue Bourne & Teresa Farrington

Coffee Hour                                    Pat VanOrman & Dianne Brann  


                                    2019 Coming Events   

May                 today              8:45-9:30 a.m.      SS/Adult Class.

                         7                     9:30 a.m.              Discussion Group   

                         8                     6:15 p.m.              Choir

                        21                    6:00 p.m.              Futures Group

                        22                1:30 – 6:00 p.m.       Mini Sale & BBQ


Flowers on the altar are given in loving memory of Clyde J. Morgan from his family.


Discussion Group “Searching for Sunday” by Rachael Evans. Join us.


May 9th the Ladies Group will meet at 11:15 a.m. at the church to travel to the Fireside Restaurant in Waterville.  


May 12th Mother’s Day - Mother's Day is a holiday celebrated annually as a tribute to all mothers and motherhood. It is celebrated on various dates in many parts of the world. Although the origins of the holiday date back to the times of the ancient Greeks and Romans, the modern form of Mother's Day in the United States began in the early 20th century.


May 22nd Mini Sale & BBQ along with Manchester Elementary School Ice Cream Social.  1:30 – 6 p.m.  Any items that you would like to donate for the Mini Sale please bring them in ASAP.  If you would like to donate any of the food items needed for the BBQ, They are listed on the board in Johnson Hall or any donations can go toward the food items.


May 27th Memorial Day  This U.S. federal holiday is celebrated on the last Monday of May to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the military.  This church also honors all who have passed on.


 “Blessings Food Basket” in the Sanctuary & in the school bus shelter.

Bring in packaged foods that will not spoil.

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”


Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Asher Bragdon, Lillian Bragg, Prescott Chapman (Teresa Farrington’s dad), Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Al Culmone, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Dick Cutliffe, Bill & Kim Dowling, Ryan Gauthier, Marc Guillemette, Anne Goldrup, John Gragg, T. Hallett, Gina Harford, family of Tim Harris (Karen & Roland Michaud’s family), Bill Hawksley & family, Holly Hersey, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Bruce Keene, Gladys Keene, Ruby Keene, Adelaide Lake, Eva McKinnon, Lynn Messenger, Donna Michaud, Susan Miller, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Linda Newcombe, Kerry Pepper (Nancy’s daughter), Evelyn Potter, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, Debbie Rollins & family, Ciro Russo, Leon Strout, Peggy Struck, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Lou Turmelle, Teddy Ware, Addie & Norman Weymouth, Jesse Whitman, Norman Whitman (Teddy’s brother). Members of our Armed Forces and families.


Please let Deanna know of any names that should be added or if God has answered their prayers any names that can be 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

             Rose Benner, Senior Deacon

                                         Annabell Curtis, Organist 

  Manchester Community Church







Established 1833

The Reverend Donald Stanley Davenport





“Where people count and Christ is honored”