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January 19, 2020 Second Sunday After the Epiphany

                             Manchester Community Church               

 (Note  Used the same bulletin as last week as Church was cancelled last week)


                                                    January 12 & 19, 2020

                                                          10:00 a.m.

                                        First & Second Sundays after 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. 173        “All Glory, Laud and Honor”


Responsive Reading  #678  “God’s Goodness”      Deacon Burnham

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                     S.S. Superintendent Cheryl Cutliffe


Anthem               “Where He may Lead”                   MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don  

Choral Amen                                                             MCC Choir     



0ffertory                                                                     Annabell Curtis

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                 Pastor Don


 Hymn   (Seated)   Pg.354     “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms”    

Scripture Reading  Pg 79          John 1:6-13            Pastor Don   


Sermon                     “Children of God”                Pastor Don

Service of Holy Communion

*Hymn         Pg.286    “Blest Be the Tie That Binds    (Vs. 1)


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don   

*Postlude                                                                   Annabell Curtis


*Please stand if possible


Deacon of the month:                                    Deacon Cindy Burnham

Communion Servers      Deacons Debbie Maddox & Jean Davenport                 

Ushers:                                            Nancy Gettig & Darlene Hawksley

Coffee Hour:                                                   Lynn, Jean, Joan & Rose



Coming Event

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

                        14                    9:30 a.m.                Discussion Group

                        14                    6:00 p.m.                Futures Group

                        15                    6:15 p.m.                Choir

                        26                   11:15 a.m.               Annual Meeting




There are still Christmas Cards on the table.  Please see if you or anyone that you could get the cards to have any cards on the tables.   




Officers and committee chairs: if you have not turn in your 2019 Report for the Annual Meeting Report Book tomorrow is the last day. Church email or Deanna’s email is




January 14th Futures Group meets at 6:00 p.m. to set dates for upcoming events in 2020.




January 26th 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.


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, 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), family of Bill Dowling, 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