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January 26, 2020 Third Sunday after the Epiphany

               Manchester Community Church                 


                                                      January 26, 2020

                                                            10:00 a.m.

              Third Sunday after The Epiphany


          The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                        Deacon Cindy Burnham


Introit                                                                          MCC Choir

Call to Worship                                                         Pastor Don 

*Opening Hymn   Pg. 163     “As with Gladness Men of Old”


Responsive Reading  #644      The Holy Spirit        Deacon Burnham

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                                                 Pastor Don


Anthem    “God’s Hand Holds Each Tomorrow”       MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don  

Choral Amen                                                             MCC Choir     



0ffertory                                          Don Sweeney & Grandson Garrett

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                 Pastor Don


 Hymn   (Seated)   Pg.253       “Where the Spirit of the Lord Is”      

Scripture Reading  Pg 79          John 1:14-18          Pastor Don   


Sermon                     “Grace and Truth”               Pastor Don


*Hymn         Pg.293                “Rise Up, O Church of God”


*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 Cindy Burnham                

Ushers:                                            Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley

No Coffee Hour



Coming Event

Jan.             today                10:15 a.m.                 Sunday School

                    today                 11:15 a.m.                Annual Meeting

                        28                    9:30 a.m.                Discussion Group

                        29                    6:15 p.m.                Choir





Today is our Annual Church Meeting and luncheon after church.  All are welcome’!






“Blessings Food Basket” in the Sanctuary & across the street in the school bus shelter.  Please remember this very important & much needed mission. throughout the winter months.   Please being food items that will not freeze.





New addresses or if your address, phone number or email has changed let Deanna know, so the registers are correct.





Our “Prayer Vine” is very important and much needed.  If everyone would please take a moment to look at the “Prayer Vine”, and if God has answered any prayers and any of the names can come off or if there are any names that need to be added, please let Deanna know, so the “Prayer Vine” is always current!  Thank you and God Bless.



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, Terry Blake (DeeDee & Harry’s daughter), Catherine Bourne (Sue’s daughter), Asher Bragdon, Randy Burnham, Maxine Buxton (Donna Misner’s sister), Denise Cerrell, Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Nina Conklin mother of Regina Conley, Al Culmond, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Pat Drost, Ryan Gauthier, Vern Gettig, Marjorie Hall (Barbara’s mother), T. Hallett, Bill Hawksley & family, Darrell Hood (Jackie Herber’s son-in-law), Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson,  Gladys Keene, Kendra Kyes, Adelaide Lake, Scott Lyon & family, Priscilla Lyonais, Eva McKinnon, Lynn Messenger, Susan Miller, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Kerry Pepper (Nancy’s daughter), Louise Perkins, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, Debbie Rollins & family, Ciro Russo, Ralph Sargent (Sandy Jackson’s uncle), Julia Scheirer (Pastor Don & Jean’s granddaughter), Leon Strout, Peggy Struck,  Tom Taylor (Bud & Teddy Ware’s nephew), Rosemary & Christine Towne, Dottie Turmelle, Savannah Tuttle (Bill & Darlene’s granddaughter), Spencer Walling, Norman Whitman (Teddy’s brother). Members of our Armed Forces and families.



              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