Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

February 19, 2012

Transfiguration Sunday
The last Sunday before Lent
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                 Organist, Annabell Curtis
WE COME TO GOD
 
INTROIT                                                                         MCC  Choir
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                       Dea. Leon Strout
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION    Abide With Me  (Verses 1,2,5)  #419
*CALL TO WORSHIP                                  Rev. Donald Davenport                
Pastor:  Bless us, O Lord, as we worship You.
People:  Let us start our lives 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      Dedicated Service    #674   Dea. Leon Strout
*GLORIA PATRI
SMALL TALK                                                                    Pastor Don
Children leave for Sunday School
ANTHEM                    Hear Me, Lord                         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                You Are Mine                Jean & Pastor Don
*DOXOLOGY AND  PRAYER OF DEDICATION            
*HYMN OF FAITH     No One Ever Cared For Me Like Jesus  #528         
GOSPEL  LESSON                  Mark 9:2-8                    Pastor Don
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON         “The Transfiguration of Our Lord”         Pastor Don
*HYMN OF HOPE    We’ve A Story To Tell To The Nations    #296
*BENEDICTION                                                                Pastor Don
CHORAL RESPONSE        Go Now In Peace                  MCC Choir                                          
*A MOMENT OF SILENCE
 
WE GO AND SERVE THE LORD
*POSTLUDE                                               Organist, Annabell Curtis
*We stand to praise God.
Ushers:  Sue Bourne & Debbie Violette
Coffee Hour Hosts:    Linda & Kerry Cookson
 
Coming Events
Wednesday     February 22     6:00 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday     February 22     7:00 p.m.         Ash Wednesday Service
Thursday         February 23     6:00-8:00 p.m.  Square Dance
           
Bible study will resume this Monday, February 20th,  and will be on the Apostle Paul’s letter to Rome.
The committee for the spring sale has need of furniture, linens, dishes, etc.   If you have items that you no longer want and need to have picked up, please give DeeDee Black (623-3964)or Dick Godbout (622-8981) a call.
 
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
The family of Muriel Tschamler
Lee Adams, Julie Anctil, Craig Attix, Lisa Attix,  Nancy Bates, Jackie Bennett, Len Bettis, Chris Bettis, Carolyn Bickford, Barbara Bond, Allison Brann, David Bridge II, Betty Clark, Colton, Sally Curran, Judy Dawson, Tina Ellis, Doris Gammon, Ray Gay, Troy Hallett, Nancy Lamontagne, Kristen Landry, Ricky Lane, Cindy MacColl,  Roland Morgan, Helen Oliver, Everett Strout, Robert & Alice Tweedie, Cassie Walker, Connie Webber, Deborah White, Bertha Wood, Phyllis Seigars, our armed forces (and their family members) 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.”