Manchester Community Church
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Where people count and Christ is honored.

June 2, 2019 Seventh Sunday in Eastertide Children's Sunday


    Seventh Sunday       


      Children’s Sunday


Manchester Community Church                                                                                                                                                                                

                                 June 2, 2019     

Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis            

Welcome/Announcements                Deacon Margaret Harrington

Introit                                                                     MCC Senior Choir

Call to Worship                              Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport

*Hymn             Page 461                   “He Leadeth Me”

Responsive Reading  #653       God’s Love      Deacon Harrington

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Special Presentations               SS Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe

Anthem                        “Oh Come”                           MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don  

Choral Amen                                                             MCC Choir

Special Presentations                                  Deacon Dick Cutliffe



Offertory                                                                    Ladies Group      

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                 Pastor Don

Hymn (Seated)   Page 580    “Jesus Loves the Little Children”


Scripture Lesson Page 17       Matthew 18:1-5        Pastor Don

Sermon                          “Become Like Little Children”

Service of Holy Communion

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

*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don\


 *Postlude                                                                Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible



Communion Servers                        Deacons Joan Morgan & Dick Cutliffe

Deacon of the Month                          Deacon Margaret Harrington

Ushers of the Month                                Randall Burnham & Leon Strout

Coffee Hour                                                                   Youth Group


                                    2019 Coming Events   


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

                        4                      9:30 a.m.              Discussion Group

                        4                      5:30 p.m.              Futures Group

                        5                     6:15 p.m.              Choir                      

                        5                      7:00 p.m.              Deacons

                       7 & 8          9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.      Spring Sale & Luncheon


Today we are honoring our beautiful children and  graduates  with a cake in Johnson Hall after the service.  Please join us.                              


Flowers on the altar today are in memory of Roger and Scott Blackstone by Cathy Blackstone.


(We need help today after coffee to bring some items upstairs)          


June 7th and 8th Annual Spring Sale and Crabmeat Luncheon along with cheeseburgers, hamburgers and hot dogs.  If anyone would like to donate food items for the luncheon, there is a list of items needed on the bulletin board in Johnson Hall.   


Clothes items & household items donated for this sale should be clean and in usable condition.  We cannot accept electronics, T.V’s., computers, etc. as they do not sell.  Please bring these in by Tuesday.


Ladies Group meets June 13th at noon at Longfellow’s Greenhouse.  Bring a bag lunch and we will have a picnic on the right side of the parking lot.  Beverage and dessert will be provided.  Following lunch we will meet with a rep. from Longfellow’s to do a small project and browse the greenhouses.


 “Blessings Food Basket” in Sanctuary and in the school bus shelter.  Please 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, Catherine Bourne (Sue’s daughter), Asher Bragdon, Lillian Bragg, Prescott Chapman (Teresa Farrington’s dad), Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Al Culmone, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Bill & Kim Dowling, Ryan Gauthier, Marc Guillemette, Anne Goldrup, John Gragg, T. Hallett, Bill Hawksley & family, 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, 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


  Children’s Sunday


                   Manchester Community Church

Established 1833


The Reverend Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor




“Where people count and Christ is honored”