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Sept 15, 2019 Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Manchester Community Church                 


                  September 15, 2019  

                          10:00 a.m.

    Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

                The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport


Prelude                                                                  Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                                                                                                                                                                                                                Deacon Dick Cutliffe


Introit                                                                          MCC Choir

Call to Worship                                                          Cheryl Cutliffe

*Opening Hymn        Pg. 277      “The Church’s One Foundation”


Responsive Reading #646       The Church                  Deacon Cutliffe

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                      S.S. Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem                      “Have Faith in Me”                     MCC Choir

Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                               Cheryl Cutliffe

Choral Amen                                                             MCC Choir     



0ffertory                                                                     Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                    Cheryl Cutliffe


 Hymn   (Seated)        Pg. 282            “The Family of God”

Scripture Reading    Pg.104                  Acts 2:41-47


Sermon                      “Come to Church”               Cheryl Cutliffe


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

*Benediction                                                        Deacon Cutliffe


*Sung Response                    “Alleluia”

                        Alleluia, He’s my savior, He is worthy, I will praise Him,

                        I will praise Him, He is worthy, He’s my savior, Alleluia.


*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible

Deacon of the Day                                               Deacon Dick Cutliffet                                             

Ushers for the Month            Deanna Mosher Hallett & Jackie Herber

Coffee Hour:                Margaret Harrington & Deanna Mosher Hallett   


Coming Event


Sept                 today        10:15/11:30 a.m                SS/Adult Class

18                    9:30 a.m.                     Discussion Group                                   

18                    6:15 p.m.                         Choir



Our SS Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe is leading the worship today.


Adult Sunday School topics and assignments:

9/15 – God’s Sovereignty, read Acts 25

9/22 – Worship, read 1 Corinthians 14

9/29 – Suffering, read Job 2 and 30


Jesus: A new vision by Marcus Borg will be the fall “focus” for the Discussion Group to be held on Wednesday Sept. 18th and then back to the regular Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m..  All are welcome.  For details see Bev Savage or Pastor Don.


Ladies group knitting project open to everyone: Directions on the back table in the sanctuary & yarn and needles are in Johnson Hall.  

“Manchester Community Days” October 4th & 5th at Manchester Ball Field.  The church is going to have two tables on Oct. 5thWe will be selling pulled pork, chili, corn bread, hamburgers, hot dogs and fudge puppies at the ball field.   At the Grange we will be selling cooked food.  If anyone would like to donate any of the needed items there is a signup sheet in Johnson Hall.  Many thanks.


We are sorry but we cannot accept yard sale donations at this time.  There is no room downstairs! 


Anyone new or if your address, phone number or email has changed let Deanna in the office know, so the registers are correct.    





To access Sunday Services Recordings - go to the Church’s website on the bottom of the home page click on Manchester Community Church services link or click on 2017 Sermon Titles, Bulletins link; click on Manchester Community Church services link. Then click on the service you want to watch.




                        “Prayer Vine”


Roger Bachelder & family, Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Betsy Balch Barker, Catherine Bourne (Sue’s daughter), Asher Bragdon, Lillian Bragg, Maxine Buxton (Donna Misner’s sister), Prescott Chapman (Teresa Farrington’s dad), Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Al Culmond, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Bill & Kim Dowling, Ryan Gauthier, Vern Gettig, the family of Karen Guillemette, Anne Goldrup, John Gragg, T. Hallett, Ed Harrington, (Deanna’s cousin), Bill Hawksley & family, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson,  Ruby Keene, Kendra Kyes, Adelaide Lake, Bob Landry, Scott Lyon & family, Eva McKinnon, Lynn Messenger, Donna Michaud, Susan Miller, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Lionel Pelletier, (Donna Misner’s brother-in-law), Kerry Pepper (Nancy’s daughter), Phyllis, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, Debbie Rollins & family, Ciro Russo, Leon Strout, Peggy Struck,  Rosemary & Christine Towne, Savannah Tuttle (Bill & Darlene’s granddaughter), 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