Manchester Community Church
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Where people count and Christ is honored.

March 1, 2020 First Sunday in Lent


    Community Church                 


                   March 1, 2020

                       10:00 a.m.

         First Sunday in Lent         


                              The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                     Deacon Teresa Farrington


Introit                                                                          MCC Choir

Call to Worship                                                         Pastor Don 

*Opening Hymn   Pg. 185     “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”


Reading  #633                        Scripture                    Deacon Farrington

*Gloria Patri   Page 623


Anthem            “Speak To Us, Lord Jesus”               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.253      “Where the Spirit of the Lord Is”

Scripture Reading  Pg 48        Luke 15:1-10            Pastor Don   

Sermon                     “Lost and Found”                 Pastor Don


*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 Teresa Farrington           

Ushers:                         Margaret Harrington & Deanna Mosher Hallett

Communion Servers:      Deacons Teresa Farrington & Joan Morgan

Coffee Hour                                                           Jean Davenport


Coming Event


March           today                 10:15 a.m.           Sunday School

                      today                 11:30 a.m.           Adult Sunday School

                        3                         9:30 a.m.           Discussion Group

                        4                        6:15 p.m.           Choir

                        4                        7:00 p.m.           Deacons  

                        28                 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.     Baked Bean Supper   


Flowers on the Altar are in memory of Joseph Arnold by Arlene, Gail & family                              


Adult Sunday School class is held upstairs at11:30 after church.  Please feel free to join in.


Knitters who may want to continue making scarves, the basket of yarn is still full so help yourself.  Finished scarves could be placed in the basket and will be stored for this fall.  Questions, see Arlene.


Youth Group schedule will be out soon.  They are still collecting bottles and will be helping with church events.


Our first Baked Bean Supper in the new Johnson Hall Addition is March 28th.  Hope to see you all.  Watch for Supper Sign=up sheets.


“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. To keep it updated, please let Deanna know of names that need to go on and “when God has answered your prayer” names that can come off.


The office is working on the “MCC Birthday Book”.  The draft book is in Johnson Hall.  Please take a look at it and either add your info, make changes, or mark “OK” by your name as soon as possible.

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), Nina Conklin (Regina Conley’s mother), Al Culmond, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Pat Drost, Ryan Gauthier, family of Marjorie Hall, 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, Harrison Tribou (Bud & Teddy Ware’s Great Grandson), 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