Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

March 15, 2020 Third Sunday in Lent

                                   Manchester Community Church                 


                                                                                            March 15, 2020        10:00 a.m.


                                                                                                  Third Sunday in Lent              

                                                                              The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor


Prelude                                                                       Annabell Curtis

Welcome & Announcements                     Deacon Teresa Farrington

Introit                                                                          MCC Choir


Call to Worship                                       Senior Deacon Rose Benner

*Opening Hymn   Pg. 172     “Tell Me the Story of Jesus”

Reading             #655             Prayer                       Deacon Farrington

*Gloria Patri   Page 623

Small Talk                                                            Deacon Joan Morgan


Anthem  “I Believe in a Hill Called Mount Calvary”   MCC Choir

Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                               Deacon Morgan

Choral Amen                                                             MCC Choir     



0ffertory                                                                     Joan Morgan

*Doxology & Prayer Page 625                                 Deacon Morgan


 Hymn   (Seated)  Pg.47     “God Will Take Care of You” (Vs. 1 & 3)

Scripture Reading  Pg 219  Revelation 3:20   Senior Deacon Benner

Sermon        “Conversational Prayer”           Senior Deacon Benner


*Hymn     Pg. 425                   “In the Garden”

*Benediction                                                      Senior Deacon Benner  

*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 Teresa Farrington         

 Ushers:                            Karen Guillemette & Deanna Mosher Hallett

Coffee Hour                          Terry & Leon Strout & Teresa Farrington


Coming Event

March           today                 10:15 a.m.           Sunday School

                      today                 11:30 a.m.           Adult Sunday School

                        17                       9:30 a.m.           Discussion Group

                    17 & 24                  6:00 p.m.           Future’s Group

                        18                      6:15 p.m.           Choir

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


Adult Sunday School class is held upstairs at11:30 after church. 


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.


The office is working on the “MCC Birthday Book”.  During coffee hour please look at the draft copy on the table and either add your info, make changes, or mark “OK” by your name.


Scholarship Committee is requesting names of high school graduates who are affiliated with the MCC as children or grand-children of congregation members.  Their names, addresses and telephone numbers must be given to members of the committee Deb Maddox, Arlene Gagnon or Dick Cutliffe by March 31st.


Knitters who may want to continue making scarves, a basket of yarn is full, 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.


“Blessings Food Basket” in the Sanctuary & across the street in the school bus shelter.  Remember this important & much needed mission.   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.

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, 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),  Bev Savage, 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