Manchester Community Church
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July 24, 2011 Bulletin

July 24,  2011 – 10:00 a. m.
The Sixth Sunday After Pentecost
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                                   Annabell Curtis
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                    Dea. Deanna Hallett
CALL TO WORSHIP                                          Dr. Stephen Tolander
Pastor:  O God thank you for this day and this opportunity to worship
 you.People:  Make us into Your people and teach us to love one
   another.
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  Come, Thou Font of Every Blessing #2           
*FIRST READING    Psalm 23  (read in unison)  Dea. Deanna Hallett*GLORIA PATRI
WORSHIP IN SONG             Dr. Stephen & Bobbi Tolander
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.
SILENT PRAYER AND PASTORAL PRAYER
LORD’S PRAYER (debts)
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.
OFFERING                                                                     
OFFERTORY                                                                   Annabell Curtis
*DOXOLOGY AND
 PRAYER OF DEDICATION                                Dr. Stephen Tolander
*HYMN OF DEVOTION                The Solid Rock                           #404
 
 
SCRIPTURE READING     Matthew 11:25-30    Dr. Stephen Tolander
SERMON            “The Open Yoke”                     Dr. Stephen Tolander
*HYMN OF HOPE      O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee            #461                 
*BENEDICTION                                                  Dr. Stephen Tolander
*SUNG RESPONSE               God Be With You                           #602
*POSTLUDE                                                                 Annabell Curtis
*We stand to praise God.
 
 
Ushers:            Jackie Herber & Dick Godbout
Social Hour Hosts:    Deanna Hallett & Jackie Herber
 
Coming Events
 
July  30            Hot dogs & burgers at WalMart   Futures Group
August 6          9:00 – 2:00      Summer Sale
August 10        7:00                 Deacon’s Meeting
August 15th – 19th                  Vacation Bible School
August 18        6:00                 Futures Group
August 27                                Baked Bean Supper
 
            We welcome Dr. Stephen Tolander as our guest minister today.  He is no stranger to us being a member of our congregation.  As well, he has spoken to us several times in past years. Pastor Don is taking a much needed vacation day. 
Our musical guests today are Dr. Stephen & Bobbi Tolander.  We are truly blessed to have them sing for us.
Vacation Bible school welcomes all children from kindergarten through 5th grade.  If you know any children that might be interested please let their parents know.
            
 
            Child care is available upstairs during the service.