Manchester Community Church
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January 22, 2012 Bulletin

The Fourth Sunday in Christmastide

 

MUSICAL PRELUDE                                 Organist, Annabell Curtis

 

WE COME TO GOD

 

INTROIT                                                                          MCC  Choir

WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                   Dea. Deanna Hallett

*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION   God of Grace And God of Glory   #292

*CALL TO WORSHIP                                     Rev. Donald Davenport                

Pastor:  In this New Year, 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            Missions       #645    Dea. Deanna Hallett 

*GLORIA PATRI

SMALL TALK                                                                     Pastor Don

Children leave for Sunday School

ANTHEM                   Standing On Holy Ground               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                     In The Garden                     John Gragg

*DOXOLOGY AND  PRAYER OF DEDICATION            

*HYMN OF FAITH              O, How I Love Jesus                      #529

SECOND READING               Isaiah 49:1-6                      Pastor Don

 

WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT

 

SERMON                       Called To Be Lights”                Pastor Don

*HYMN OF HOPE    He Keeps Me Singing   Verses 1-3 only    #488

*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:    Adelaide & Norman Weymouth

 

Coming Events

 

Wednesday     January 25      6:00 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal

Sunday            January 29      11:30 a.m.       Annual Meeting

     Upper Room is on the back shelf.  Please help yourself.  

Bible Class will resume in late January and will be on the Apostle Paul’s letter to Rome.

The Annual Meeting of the church members will be held January 29 after church.  There will be a light lunch served instead of coffee hour.  All members are encouraged to attend.

NOTE:  Gladys Flagg, a long time member,  passed away this week.  The funeral is today at 3:00 p.m.  

 

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, Craig Attix, Lisa Attix,  Nancy Bates, Jackie Bennett, Len Bettis, Barbara Bond, Allison Brann, David Bridge II, Erica Brown, Betty Clark, Charlene Clark, Colton, Sally Curran, Judy Dawson, Ray Gay, Troy Hallett, Ricky Lane, Rose Leighton,  Helen Oliver, Everett Strout, David & Muriel Tschamler, Robert & Alice Tweedie, Cassie WalkerConnie WebberDeborah 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.”