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Sept 22, 2019 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

   Manchester Community Church                 


                  September 22, 2019  

                           10:00 a.m.

           Fifteen Sunday after Pentecost

                                                  The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport


Prelude                                                               Annnabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                         Deacon Jean Davenport


Introit                                                                          MCC Choir

Call to Worship                                               Deacon Jean Davenport     

*Opening Hymn        Pg. 60              “Morning Has Broken”


Responsive Reading #685               Christian Conduct

  Deacon Jean Davenport

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                      S.S. Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem                      “Faithful & True”                           MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                     Pastor Don       

Choral Amen                                                                MCC Choir     



0ffertory                                                                        Don Sweeney   

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                       Pastor Don     


 Hymn   (Seated)        Pg.428             “I Need Thee Every Hour”

Scripture Reading    Pg.67/68               Luke 15:1-10, 25-32


Sermon                      “Lost & Found”                           Pastor Don     


*Hymn            Pg.450             “Lord, Speak to Me”

*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don     


*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 Month                                        Deacon Jean Davenport                                             

Ushers for the Month                              Deanna Mosher Hallett & Jackie Herber

Coffee Hour:                                                                  Jean Davenport   


Coming Event


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

24                    9:30 a.m.                     Discussion Group       

25                    6:15 p.m.                     Choir


Flowers on the altar are in honor of Louise Perkins 90th Birthday and are given by her family.


Adult Sunday School topics and assignments:

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 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 now accepting bigger items for the fair in November, items that we can put in the sanctuary and outside only.  Please do not bring clothes.  Put all items in the large room downstairs over in the further corner.  No items should be put in the back room. Thank you for your understanding.


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), Spencer Walling, 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