Manchester Community Church
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October 23, 2011 Bulletin

October 23, 2011 – 10:00 a. m.
The Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                                   Annabell Curtis
 
WE COME TO GOD
 
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION      His Name Is Wonderful          #101            
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                    Dea. Lynn Sweeney
INTROIT                         Hear Us, Heavenly Father         MCC  Choir
CALL TO WORSHIP                                                         Pastor Don                
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 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!
 
WE HEAR HIS WORD
 
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON            Psalm 1  #690         Pastor Don
*GLORIA PATRI
SMALL TALK                                                                Pastor Don
ANTHEM                    I’ll Walk With God                      MCC  Choir
Children leave for Sunday School
CALL TO PRAYER                                                      Pastor DonMinister:  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 Don
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              Precious Memories                 Jean & Joan              
*DOXOLOGY AND  PRAYER OF DEDICATION               Pastor Don
 *HYMN OF FAITH             Sunshine In My Soul                          #499
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON     Matthew 5:3-12  Dea. Lynn Sweeney
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON                     “Be-Attitudes”                                   Pastor Don
 *HYMN OF HOPE      Savior, Like A Shepherd Lead Us             #462          
*BENEDICTION                                                                    Pastor Don
*SUNG RESPONSE               God Be With You                          #602
*A MOMENT OF SILENCE
*POSTLUDE                                                                Annabell Curtis
*We stand to praise God.
 
Ushers:  Sue Bourne & Anne Whitman
Coffee Hour Hosts:    Elaine Bridge & Diane Welch
 
Coming Events
Monday           October 24      6:00 p.m.         Bible Study
Tuesday          October 25      6:00 p.m.         Futures Group
Wednesday     October 26      6:15 p.m.         Choir rehearsal
 
Pastor Don will begin the bible study for our fall and winter months tomorrow night at the church at six o’clock.
This fall study will be on the book of Job.  Everyone is invited to study this provocative book which deals with the often asked question, “Why Me!”
The Augusta/Manchester Food Bank is in need of cans of soup.  The area food banks are particularly in need right now of any support you could give them.  Monetary donations are also very welcome.