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Nov. 10, 2019 Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

             Manchester Community Church                 

                                                     

                                                                                         November 10, 2019  

                                                                                                    10:00 a.m.

                 Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

                                                                                            The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport

 

Prelude                                                                                   Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                                  Deacon Randy Burnham

 

Introit                                                                                      MCC Choir

Call to Worship                                                                  Pastor Don     

*Opening Hymn        Pg. 88              “Fairest Lord, Jesus”

 

Responsive Reading  #651        “Discipleship”     Deacon Burnham

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                     S.S. Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe

 

Anthem                “Simple Thanks                                MCC Choir

 

Pastor’s Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Deacon Burnham    

Choral Amen                                                                   MCC Choir     

 

Offering                                                                     

0ffertory                                                                             Dick Cutliffe  

 *Doxology & Prayer            Page 625                     Pastor Don

           

 Hymn   (Seated)     Pg. 102  “There’s Something About That Name”

Scripture Reading  Pg. 22    Matthew 22:34-40   Pastor Don   

 

Sermon          “The Law and the Prophets”        Pastor Don

 

*Hymn         Pg.124    “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus”    

*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 possibly

 

Deacon of the Month:                                   Deacon Randy Burnham                    

Ushers:                                        Diane Welch & Deanna Mosher Hallett  

Coffee Hour:                                     Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley

      

Coming Event

Nov.                today             10:15/11:30 a.m.      SS/Adult S.S.

                        13                     9:30 a.m.                       Discussion Group

                        13                     6:15 p.m.                      Choir

                  15 & 16         9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.       Christmas Fair

 

HELP: After church we need volunteers to help bring up items to

the sanctuary and Johnson Hall for the fair next weekend.

                       

Adult Sunday School topics and assignments:

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

 

Futures Group will meet Nov. 11th at 10 a.m. to work on the fair.  All are welcome and bring your lunch.

 

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

 

Nov 15th & 16th “Touch of Christmas Fair”. The fair starts at 9 a.m. on each day.  Lobster and crabmeat rolls along with hamburgers, hot dogs and chili dogs for lunch.  Raffle tickets are for (Italian Basket or Kitchen Basket or Christmas Basket or Afghan or Quilt)  Please help sell tickets ahead of time, see Deanna or Joan.

 

Nov 23rd last day to bring in items for Thanksgiving Baskets.  Please sign up in Johnson Hall if you can bring in any items needed.

 

Save the Date! Dec. 6th Annual Christmas Family Potluck Supper @ 5:30 p.m.  Details to follow.

 

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

 

Ladies group knitting project open to everyone: See Arlene

 

To access Sunday Services Recordings - go to the Church’s website www.manchestercommunitychurch.com 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, Pat Drost, 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, 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  don.s.davenport@gmail.com

Church office 207-622-0738 manchester.community.church1833@gmail.com     

           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:  www.manchestercommunitychurch.com

Deanna Mosher Hallett, Secretary/Clerk 207-441-6011

Linda Sweeney, Treasurer 207-622-4536

          Mary Cloutier, Webmaster mncltr@gmail.com

                      Rose Benner, Senior Deacon

                                                 Annabell Curtis, Organist