Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

Sept 29, 2019 Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Manchester Community Church                 


                                                September 29, 2019  

                                                        10:00 a.m.

           Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

                                                  The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport


Prelude                                                                                 Annnabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                            Deacon Jean Davenport


Introit                                                                                   MCC Choir

Call to Worship                                                        Deacon Davenport     

*Opening Hymn        Pg. 43              “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”


Responsive Reading #659          Salvation by Grace

                                                                                              Deacon Davenport

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                      S.S. Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem     “God’s Hand Holds Each Tomorrow”              MCC Choir

Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                              Deacon Davenport       

Choral Amen                                                                               MCC Choir     



0ffertory                                                                                        Dick Cutliffe 

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                Deacon Davenport


 Hymn   (Seated)        Pg.336             “Jesus, I Come”   (vss. 1 & 4)

Scripture Reading    Pg.67                           Luke 14:7-11


Sermon                         “Humility”                              Pastor Don     


*Hymn            Pg.59               “I Sing the Mighty Power of God”

*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:                                           Rose Benner & Joan Morgan         


Coming Event

Sept.        today    10:15 a.m./11:30-12:30 a.m.    SS/ Adult SS

                 today                     11:10 a.m.                Future’s Group

Oct                  2                      9:30 a.m.                Discussion Group

                        2                      6:15 p.m.                Choir

                        2                      7:00 p.m.                Deacons


Adult Sunday School topics and assignments:

9/29 – Suffering, read Job 2 and 30

10/6 – Money (Part I) – Read James 5

10/13 – Money (Part II) – Read I Timothy 6

10/20 & 10/27 - No Class


Jesus: A new vision by Marcus Borg will be the fall “focus” for the Discussion Group held on Wednesdays.  All are welcome. 


“Manchester Community Days” Oct 5th behind the Grange Hall, We will be selling lunch pulled pork, chili, corn bread, hamburgers, hot dogs and fudge puppies & in the Grange Hall selling cooked food.  Donations are needed for both, see the board in Johnson Hall & bring the lunch items in by Wednesday.  Cooked food should be brought to the Grange Hall Friday night or Sat. morning.


Annual Softball game Oct 6th after church at Lion’s Club ball field.


Ladies Group will meet October 10th at 12 noon at the Senator Inn.


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.


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


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), Denise Cerrell, 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, 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, Jack Smart & family, 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