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Oct. 20, 2019 Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

   Manchester Community Church                 


                                         October 20, 2019  

                                               10:00 a.m

                            Nineteenth 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. 213            “Because He Lives”


Unison Reading #702              Psalm 46                        Deacon Morgan

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                  S.S. Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem                      “Let Us Serve Him”                         MCC Choir


Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                                    Deacon Morgan      

Choral Amen                                                                 MCC Choir     



0ffertory                     “He’s In the Midst”                          Joan & Jean

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                        Deacon Morgan


 Hymn   (Seated)        Pg. 498            “Peace Like a River”


Scripture Reading Pg. 61       Luke 9:57-62                     Pastor Don   

Sermon                         “First Things First”                   Pastor Don


*Hymn            Pg.504             “He Touched 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 Joan Morgan                                             

Ushers for the Month                     Debbie Maddox & Sandy Jackson

Coffee Hour:                                                      Debbie Maddox


Coming Event


Oct.                 today             10:15 a.m.                   SS

                        23                    9:30 a.m.                  Discussion Group

                        23                     6:15 p.m.                Choir



Adult Sunday School topics and assignments:

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.


November 15th & 16th “Touch of Christmas Fair”.  Please bring in items that we can put in the sanctuary and outside.  Please do not bring clothes for this sale.  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.

Food items needed for luncheon for fair will be posted on the bulletin board in Johnson Hall.  Please sign up if you can donate any of the needed items, as this will save on expenses.


Raffle tickets for three “Touch of Christmas Fair Raffles” will be available next week.


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, Darrell Hood (Jackie Herber’s son-in-law), 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,  Tom Taylor (Ware’s nephews), 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