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Oct. 6, 2019 Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

            Manchester Community Church                 


                                                     October 6, 2019  

                                                         10:00 a.m.

           Seventeeth Sunday after Pentecost

                                                   The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                                  Deacon Joan Morgan


Introit                                                                          MCC Choir

Call to Worship                                                         Deacon Morgan     

*Opening Hymn        Pg. 68  “There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy”


Responsive Reading #632         Forgiveness             Deacon Morgan

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                      S.S. Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem              “It Is Well With My Soul”                  MCC Choir


Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                               Deacon Morgan      

Choral Amen                                                            MCC Choir     



0ffertory       “His Eye Is on the Sparrow”            MCC Choir & Dick Cutliffe

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                  Deacon Morgan


 Hymn   (Seated)        Pg.73               “Thou Art Worthy”


Scripture Reading    Pg.62                           Luke 10:21-24


Sermon                         “See & Hear”                      Pastor Don     

Service of Holy Communion                                    Pastor Don


*Hymn            Pg.286     “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”    (1st Vs)


*Benediction                                                          Pastor Don     


*Postlude                                                                 Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


Deacon of the Month                                         Deacon Joan Morgan                                             

Ushers for the Month                     Debbie Maddox & Sandy Jackson

Communion Servers            Deacons Dick Cutliffe & Debbie Maddox

Coffee Hour:                                                           Cathy Boudreau   


Coming Event


Oct.          today                    10:15 a.m.                SS

                 today                     11:10 a.m.                Executive Board

                        9                      9:30 a.m.                Discussion Group

                        9                      6:15 p.m.                Choir



Adult Sunday School topics and assignments:

10/6 – No class

10/13 – Encouraging Others – Read 1 Thessalonians 5

10/20 & 27 – No class

11/3 – Money (Part I) – Read James 5

11/10 – Money (Part II) – Read I Timothy 6


Annual Softball game today after church at Lion’s Club ball field.


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


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, Terry Hallett & family, 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