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Oct. 13, 2019 Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

   Manchester Community Church                 


                                              October 13, 2019  

                                                    10:00 a.m.

                              Eighteenth 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. 270            “Wonderful Words of Life”


Unison Reading #709              Psalm 100                  Deacon Morgan

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                  S.S. Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem                      “Then I Met Jesus”                      MCC Choir


Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                                   Deacon Morgan      

Choral Amen                                                                     MCC Choir     



0ffertory                     “I Am Willing Lord”                  Joan Morgan

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                  Deacon Morgan


 Hymn   (Seated)        Pg. 366            “I Surrender All”


Scripture Reading                                                         Deacon Morgan


Sermon                         “Are You Willing?”            Deacon Morgan


*Hymn            Pg.93               “Praise the Name of Jesus”

*Benediction                                                     Deacon Morgan     


*Postlude                                                                              Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible




Deacon of the Month                                         Deacon Joan Morgan                                             

Ushers for the Month                     Debbie Maddox & Sandy Jackson

Coffee Hour:                                                Sue Chilton & Debbie Violette


Coming Event


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

                        15                    5:30 p.m.                Future’s Group

                        16                    9:30 a.m.                Discussion Group

                        16                     6:15 p.m.                Choir


Please welcome Joan Morgan as our Minister of Worship. Joan Is

a Deacon, she sings in the choir and on different Sundays, sings

“special music” during the offertory.  She is also the secretary to

the Future’s Croup, along with her other many talents. 


Pastor Don is on vacation today but will be back next week.


Adult Sunday School topics and assignments:

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


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


Special Membership Meeting November 3rd at 11:20 a.m.  to vote on replacement of roof on church and Johnson Hall and improvements to parking lot.


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, 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, 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 when God has answered prayers, any names that can come 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