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February 16, 2020 Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

   Manchester Community Church                 


                                  February 16 2020

                                       10:00 a.m.

                     Sixth 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. 268     “God, Our Father, We Adore Thee”


Responsive Reading  #646        The Church         Deacon Harrington

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                                                           Pastor Don

Installation of New Deacons      Teresa Farrington & Warren Benner


Anthem          “Surly the Presence of the Lord”    MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               Pastor Don  

Choral Amen                                                             MCC Choir     



0ffertory                                                                       Joan & Jean

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                 Pastor Don


 Hymn   (Seated)  Pg.465               “In His Time”

Scripture Reading  Pg 30          Mark 1:1-11           Pastor Don   


Sermon                     “Walking Wet”                          Pastor Don

*Hymn        Pg. 563                “Count Your Blessings”


*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                 Margaret Harrington & Deanna Mosher Hallett


Coming Event

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

                      today                 11:10 a.m.           Executive Board

                      today                 11:30 a.m.           Adult Sunday School

                        18                       9:30 a.m.           Discussion Group

                        18                      6:00 p.m.           Future’s Group

                        19                      6:15 p.m.           Choir

                        20                      12 Noon             Ladies Group



Flowers on the Altar are given by Debbie Violette


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. 20th at noon for a Valentine Party & Birthdays.  Bring a lunch.  Dessert will be provided.


Please contribute new and unopened packages of underwear during February for “Undie Sundays”.  All sizes are needed and will be given to Tabitha’s Closet for free distribution.  Financial gifts are gratefully accepted by Lynn.                                     


“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, Bill Laubenstein, 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), Ed Tilson, 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









Manchester Community Church          

Established 1833


The Reverend Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor



“Where people count and Christ is honored”