Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

July 3, 2011 Bulletin

The Third Sunday After Pentecost
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                                           Annabell Curtis
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                          Dea. Debbie Violette
INTROIT                     Come Holy Spirit                                  Choir
CALL TO WORSHIP                                                                  Pastor Don      
Pastor: O God thank you for this day and this opportunity to worship
People: Make us into Your people and teach us to love one
Pastor: Help us to know Your will for us and the meaning of true
             grace in our lives.
All: Lord, now let Your glory and presence fill this place as we
        renew our commitment to You and Your church.   Amen!
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION        God of Our Fathers             #573
*FIRST READING         Psalm 46     #702        Dea. Debbie Violette
ANTHEM          Keep Faith with God, America                        Choir                                     
CALL TO PRAYER                                        
Minister: Let us pray. O Lord be with us.
People:   And with our spirits.
Minister: O Lord, show Thy mercy upon us.
People:   And grant us Thy salvation.
Minister: O God, make clean our hearts within us.
People:   And take not Thy Holy Spirit from us.
Minister: O Lamb of God, Who taketh away the sins of the world,
People:   Grant us Thy peace.
PRAYER RESPONSE (Sung in Unison)
    Hear our prayer, Oh Lord,
    Hear our prayer, Oh Lord,
    Incline Thine ear to us,
    And grant us Thy peace.
OFFERTORY            America The Beautiful                       Len Bettis
*DOXOLOGY AND PRAYER OF DEDICATION                Pastor Don      
*HYMN OF DEVOTION    Eternal Father, Strong to Save          #575
GOSPEL READING                 Luke 9:51-62                      Pastor Don       SERMON                    “God Bless the U.S.”                               Pastor Don 
*HYMN OF HOPE              My Country, ‘Tis of Thee                   #571 
*BENEDICTION                                                                 Pastor Don
*SUNG RESPONSE               God Be With You                           #602
*POSTLUDE                                                                          Annabell Curtis
*We stand to praise God.
Ushers:            Jackie Herber & Dick Godbout
Social Hour Hosts:    Gloria Sylvester & Lynn Mace
Communion Preparer: Debbie Violette
Communion Servers: Dea. Annette Peabody & Dea. Pat Van Orman
Coming Events
Thursday        July 14th          11:30 a.m.      Ladies Group
The Ladies Group will meet at the church at 11:30 a.m. and carpool to Teddy Ware’s home for a picnic. Bring a bag lunch and a chair (if you have one). Dessert and beverages will be provided.
            The Upper Rooms for July & August are on the shelf at the back of the church.           
            Child care is available upstairs during the service.