Manchester Community Church
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January 8, 2012 Bulletin

The second Sunday in Christmastide
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                 Organist, Annabell Curtis
WE COME TO GOD
 
INTROIT                                                                        MCC  Choir
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                 Dea. Linda Cookson
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION   We Three Kings                         #166
*CALL TO WORSHIP                                     Rev. Donald Davenport                
Pastor:  As this New Year begins, bless us, O Lord.
People:  Let us start anew, good Lord.
Pastor:  As we face the future with assurance because of Your
            promises,
People:  Let us look forward with hope, O Lord.    
Pastor:  As we learn to love all people, friend and foe alike,
All:  Teach us to face the future without fear and with trust in
            Thee.     Amen!
 
WE HEAR HIS WORD
 
*FIRST  READING            Fellowship   #689    Dea. Linda Cookson *GLORIA PATRI
SMALL TALK                                                            Jean Davenport
Children leave for Sunday School
ANTHEM                   Closer Walk With  Thee                 MCC  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.
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                                            Organist, Annabell Curtis
*DOXOLOGY AND  PRAYER OF DEDICATION            
*HYMN OF FAITH              O Jesus, I Have Promised             #369
GOSPEL  LESSON                  Mark 1:1-11                      Pastor Don
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITTMENT
SERMON                       “Walking Wet”                              Pastor Don
*HYMN OF HOPE            As With Gladness Men Of Old          #163
*BENEDICTION        
*CHORAL RESPONSE                                  MCC Choir                                          
*A MOMENT OF SILENCE
 
WE GO AND SERVE THE LORD
 
*POSTLUDE                                               Organist, Annabell Curtis
*We stand to praise God.
 
Ushers:  Nancy Getting & Darlene Hawksley
Coffee Hour Hosts:    Jean Davenport, Joan Morgan, Lynn Sweeney
 
Coming Events
 
 
Wednesday     January 11      6:00 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal
Thursday         January 12      12:00 p.n.        Ladies Group
 
Bible Class will resume in late January and will be on the apostle Paul’s letter to Rome.
 
The ladies will meet at church at noon.  We will have a pizza lunch, dessert and beverages.  Bring your favorite game to play.  Cindy and Annette will be hostesses.
 
 
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, Colton, Sally Curran, Judy Dawson, Gladys Flagg, Ray Gay, Troy Hallett, Ricky Lane, Rose Leighton,  Helen Oliver, Everett Strout, David & Muriel Tschamler, Robert & Alice Tweedie, Cassie Walker, Connie Webber, Deborah White, Bertha Wood, Phyllis Segars, our armed forces 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.”