Manchester Community Church
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Where people count and Christ is honored.

October 9, 2011 Bulletin

The Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                                   Annabell Curtis
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                Dea. Annette Peabody
INTROIT                         Hear Us, Heavenly Father         MCC  Choir
CALL TO WORSHIP                                                   Dr. Jack Daniel                
Pastor:  O God, thank you for this day and this opportunity to
  worship  you.
People:  Teach us to be Your people and help us to love one
   Another and worship You without fear.
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   Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken
                                                                                                #278
*FIRST READING            Psalm 90   #706   Dea. Annette Peabody
*GLORIA PATRI
ANTHEM                   Are Ye Able                                 MCC  Choir
SMALL TALK                                                                     Dr. Daniel 
Children leave for Sunday School
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            Dr. Daniel
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       He’s Still Working On Me  Ladies Chorus
*DOXOLOGY AND  PRAYER OF DEDICATION             Dr. Daniel *HYMN OF FAITH   Praise To The Lord, The Al;mighty               #8
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON      Ephesians 1:3-5, 15-21  Page 169
SERMON             “To Know And Appreciate”                     Dr. Daniel
*HYMN OF HOPE  Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah               #51 
*BENEDICTION                                                                Dr. Daniel*SUNG RESPONSE               God Be With You                        #602
*POSTLUDE                                                                Annabell Curtis
*We stand to praise God.
 
We welcome to the pulpit this morning the Reverend Doctor Jack Daniel.  Dr. Daniel has been with us as a guest preacher for more than fifteen years.  He is minister of the Free Christian Church, Congregational, of Andover and North Andover, Massachusetts.  Dr. Daniel and his wife, Kathryn, reside in Andover.
 
Ushers:  Harry & DeeDee Black
Coffee Hour Hosts:    Elaine Bridge & Diane Welch
 
Coming Events
October 9        Sunday            11:15               Special Church meeting
October 12      Wednesday     6:15 p.m.         Choir rehearsal
October 13      Thursday         11:00               Ladies Group
 
MEMBERS PLEASE REMAIN TO ATTEND THE SPECIAL CHURCH MEETING AT 11:15. 
 
A vote of the church membership will be held following today’s service to authorize funds to build an outside fire escape for our Sunday School rooms upstairs over Johnson Hall.  The project will be done in the next few weeks and has been voted on positively by the Trustees and the Executive Board.  The cost will be $6,500.00.
 
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, Len Bettis, Barbara Bond, Allison Brann, David Bridge II, Erica Brown, Dottie Choate, Betty Clark, Charlene Clark, Linda Cookson, Colton, Sally Curran, Judy Dawson, Gladys Flagg, Ray Gay, Troy Hallett, Ricky Lane, Rose Leighton, Caitlyn & Jeffrey McLellan, Helen Oliver, Jonathan Root, Everett Strout, Robert & Alice Tweedie, Cassie Walker, Connie Webber, Deborah White, Bertha Wood, Phyllis Segars, 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.”
 
PASTOR DON is on vacation for the next two weeks but may be contacted in case of emergency (215-6838).  Next Sunday we will have Joan Morgan in our pulpit.
 
Thursday the Ladies Group will meet at church at 11:00 to carpool to the Chinah Dinah.