Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

February 25, 2012

The first Sunday in Lent
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                 Organist, Annabell Curtis
WE COME TO GOD
 
INTROIT                                                                         MCC Choir
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                             Joan Morgan
Scouts present flags and recite pledges.
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION    Lead On, O King Eternal         #483
*CALL TO WORSHIP                                  Rev. Donald Davenport                
Pastor:  Bless us, O Lord, as we worship You during Lent.
People:  Help us to look past this season to your glorious
   resurrection.
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      Christ’s Temptation    #761       Joan Morgan *GLORIA PATRI
SMALL TALK                                                                 Joan Morgan
Children leave for Sunday School
ANTHEM        That’s Why I Praise Him                           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       He Did It All For Me                     Ladies Chorus
*DOXOLOGY AND  PRAYER OF DEDICATION            
*HYMN OF FAITH            O, How I Love Jesus                       #529       
GOSPEL  LESSON                  Mark 10:46-52               Pastor Don
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON                        “Miracles”                                 Pastor Don
*HYMN OF HOPE       Open My Eyes That I May See             #381
*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:    Fred & Jan Anderson
Coming Events
Monday           February 27     6:00 p.m.         Bible Study Group
Wednesday     February 29     6:15 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal
            The new Upper Rooms are on the back shelf.  Please take one.
Bible study continues Monday at 6:00 p.m.  and will be on the Apostle Paul’s letter to Rome.  All are welcome.
Today we welcome Boy Scout Pack 622 to our worship service.  Our church sponsors Pack 622 and we take pride in their hard work.
We will be having Bread & Broth & Bible Lenten supper on Monday March 12th and March 26th.
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
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,  RolandMorgan, HelenOliver, Everett Strout, Robert & Alice Tweedie, Cassie Walker, Connie Webber, Deborah White, Carl Whitman, Jr., Bertha Wood, Phyllis Seigars, Lynn Sweeney’s mother, Phyllis and her brother Richard Newbegin, 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.”