Manchester Community Church
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Where people count and Christ is honored.

May 19, 2019 Fifth Sunday in Eastertide

  Fifth Sunday   

   in Eastertide 



     Manchester Community Church                                                                                                                                                                                

                                May 19, 2019     


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis            

Welcome/Announcements                Senior Deacon Rose Benner


Introit                                                                     MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                                                     Alexander Rogers


*Hymn             Page 284  “They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love”

Responsive Reading  #631         Obedience           Deacon Benner

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Small Talk                                    SS Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem                      “O Worship the King”             MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Alec Rogers  

Choral Amen                                                             MCC Choir



Offertory                                                                    Joan Morgan 

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                 Alec Rogers


Hymn (Seated)   Page 43      “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”

Scripture Lesson   Page  94     John 13:31-35        Alec Rogers

Sermon                          “A New Command”


*Hymn                        Page 379         “Take My Life and Let It Be”

*Benediction                                                              Alec Rogers

 *Postlude                                                                Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible

Deacon of the Month                          Senior Deacon Rose Benner 

Ushers of the Month                                   Sue Bourne & Arlene Gagnon

Coffee Hour                                 Debbie Maddox & Sandy Jackson


                                    2019 Coming Events   

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

                         21                   9:30 a.m.              Discussion Group

                         21                   6:00 p.m.              Futures Group        

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

                         22                   6:15 p.m.              Choir


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


May 22nd Mini Sale & BBQ along with Manchester Elementary School Ice Cream Social.  1:30 – 6 p.m.  Today is the last day to bring in items for the Mini Sale or food items listed on the bulletin board in Johnson Hall for the BBQ.


Next Sunday, May 26th  is Memorial Sunday and MCC will have available candles for everyone that would like to light a candle for a loved one.


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.


Youth Group will be providing a BBQ Memorial Weekend at the Homeless Veterans residence on Hospital St following the Sunday service on May 26th.  The youth as well as helpers will grill and serve burgers, not dogs, potato salad, pasta salad and dessert.  Anyone in the congregation who would like to attend and help or provide food, please contact Arlene at or 485-4630.


June 7th and 8th MCC will hold our annual Spring Sale and Luncheon.  We will have more info. in the bulletin next week.  Clothing, household furniture, toys, misc. articles and food items, along with workers, will be needed for this event.


 “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, Savannah Tuttle (Bill & Darlene’s granddaughter), 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