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Oct. 27, 2019 Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

             Manchester Community Church                 


                                                     October 27, 2019  

                                                           10:00 a.m.

              Twentieth 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. 410            “My Faith Looks Up to Thee”


Responsive Reading  #653      God’s Love                Deacon Morgan

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                                               Harold & Stella


Anthem                      “Where He May Lead”              MCC Choir


Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                              Deacon Morgan      

Choral Amen                                                           MCC Choir     



0ffertory                                                                 Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                Deacon Morgan


 Hymn   (Seated)        Pg. 554            “I’ll Fly Away”


Scripture Reading Pg. 53       Luke 4:14-21             Pastor Don   

Sermon                         “Buscondo La Vida”         Pastor Don


*Hymn            Pg.267             “Come, Thou Almighty King”         

*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:                                                                      Deacons        

Coming Event

Oct.                 today             10:15 a.m.                   SS

                        30                     9:30 a.m.                Discussion Group

                        30                     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 Nov. 3rd at 11:20 to vote on roof replacement on church & Johnson Hall & improvements to parking lot.


Nov. 9th Augusta/Manchester Food Bank Dinner & Auction.  Lets fill a table.  See Annette for tickets or to buy a kid’s pack for $10.00.


November 15th & 16th “Touch of Christmas Fair”. Items that we can put in the sanctuary, outside & downstairs large room only are welcome.  Please do not bring clothes for this sale.  Put all items in the large room downstairs over in the further corner.


Food items needed for luncheon for fair are posted on the bulletin board in Johnson Hall.   Any donations are much appreciated.


Raffle tickets for four “Touch of Christmas Fair Raffles” are available.  (Italian Basket or Christmas Basket or Afghan or Quilt)

Tickets are $1.00 each or six for $5.00.  See Deanna or Joan


Future’s Group is sponsoring “Christmas Shoe Box Program” thru Samaritan’s Purse for children in 3rd world counties.  Boxes are in the back of the sanctuary with directions. Nov 17th is the deadline for returning the filled boxes.  If anyone would like to help with shipping costs see Deanna or Joan, or there is a box labeled “Shipping Costs.


Ladies group knitting project open to everyone:


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 (Bud & Teddy Ware’s nephew), 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