Manchester Community Church
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August 7, 2011 Bulletin

Manchester Community Church
August 7,  2011 – 10:00 a. m.
The Eighth Sunday After Pentecost
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                                   Annabell Curtis
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                 Dea. Annette Peabody
SING-ALONG (First verses only)  #42,47,58,60 (Please stay seated)CALL TO WORSHIP                                                         Pastor Don
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  Jesus, Thy Blood And Righteousness
                                                                                                   #193         
*FIRST READING    Fellowship     #689      Dea. Annette Peabody
*GLORIA PATRI
WORSHIP IN SONG 
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            Pastor DonLORD’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                                                                  
*DOXOLOGY AND  PRAYER OF DEDICATION         Pastor Don
*HYMN OF DEVOTION                Jesus Calls Us                     #375
 
 
 
 
SCRIPTURE READING  John 15:12-17
Pastor DonSERMON            “Servant or Friend? ”                                     Pastor Don
*HYMN OF HOPE               It Is Well With My Soul                      #493    
*BENEDICTION  Pastor Don*SUNG RESPONSE               God Be With You                           #602
*POSTLUDE                                                                 Annabell Curtis
*We stand to praise God.
 
 
Ushers:  Kirk & Sherry Gettig
Coffee Hour Hosts:    Gladys Keene & Sue Bourne
 
Coming Events
August 10        Wednesday     7:00     Deacon’s Meeting
August 15th – 19th  (evening) Vacation Bible School
August 18        Thursday         6:00     Futures Group
August 27        Saturday                     Baked Bean Supper
August 31        Wednesday     6:15     Choir rehearsal
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pastor Don is in the church office on Wednesday mornings from 9:00-12:00 and Fridays from 12:00-3:00 unless there is an emergency.  He can be reached anytime at 215-6838.
 
 
 
 
 
Our Prayer Vine
 
 Lee Adams, Julie Anctil, Barbara Anderson, Craig Attix, Lisa Attix,  Nancy Bates, Jackie Bennett, Barbara Bond, Allison Brann, David Bridge II, Erica Brown,  Betty Clark, Charlene Clark, Linda Cookson,  Colton, Sally Curran, Judy Dawson, Ray Gay, Troy Hallett, Susan Hilton, Ricky Lane, Rose Leighton, Caitlyn & Jeffrey McLellan, Helen Oliver, Maureen Rodrigue, Jonathan Root, Everett Strout, Robert & Alice Tweedie, Cassie Walker, Connie Webber, Deborah White, Bertha Wood, Phyllis (Lynn Sweeney’s mom), our armed forces in Afghanistan, Iraq, and wherever they are stationed throughout the world
If you or your friends are standing in need of prayer, please call our coordinator, Debbie Violette, 547-4228 or 624-6652 or Pastor Don   207-215-6838
“Where prayer goes, God follows.”