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February 9, 2020 Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

               Manchester Community Church                 


                                         February 9 2020

                                              10:00 a.m.

                         Fifth Sunday after The Epiphany


                   The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor


Prelude                                                                  Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements      Deacon Margaret Harrington


Introit                                                                          MCC Choir

Call to Worship                                                         Pastor Don 

*Opening Hymn   Pg. 277     “The Church’s One Foundation”


Responsive Reading  #664           Unity      Deacon Harrington

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                                                 Pastor Don


Anthem                 “Jesus, Savior Pilot Me”              MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                 Pastor Don  

Choral Amen                                                             MCC Choir     



0ffertory                                                                  Don Sweeney

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                   Pastor Don


 Hymn   (Seated)  Pg.560  “For the Beauty of the Earth” (Vss1,3, & 5)

Scripture Reading  Pg 53      Matthew 13:53-58     Pastor Don   


Sermon                     “Their Unbelief”                        Pastor Don

*Hymn        Pg. 513        “O, How He Loves You and 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 Margaret Harrington            

Ushers:                                  Debbie Johnson & Debbie Violette  

Coffee Hour                                                        Jean Davenport

  Coming Event

Feb.               today                 10:15 a.m.           Sunday School                       today                 11:30 a.m.     Adult Sunday School                         11                       9:30 a.m.         Discussion Group                         12                       6:15 p.m.           Choir  


Adult Sunday School class has started.  It is held upstairs at 11:30 after church.  Please feel free to join in.  


Ladies Group will meet Feb. 13th at noon for a Valentine Party.  Bring a lunch.  Dessert will be provided.  


Happy Valentine’s Day - Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus, Valentine's Day is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world.  


Holocaust survivor Henry Landwirth spent 5 yrs in prison camps wearing dirty and ragged clothing.  He started Dignity-U-Wear D-U-W called Undie Sunday.  Please contribute new & unopened packages of underwear to be given to Tabitha’s Closet for free distribution.  


“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”   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, Prescott & Richardyne Chapman (Teresa’s parents), Jeff Chisar, Sarah Chisar, Nina Conklin (Regina Conley’s mother), Al Culmond, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Pat Drost, Ryan Gauthier, 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, 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,


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                                               



Manchester Community Church

Established 1833

The Reverend Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor    


“Where people count and Christ is honored”