Manchester Community Church
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May 13, 2012

May13, 2012 – 10:00 a. m.
The Fifth Sunday After Easter
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                 Organist, Annabell Curtis
INTROIT                                                                             MCC Choir
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                     Dea. Linda Cookson
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION             A Christian Home               #535
*CALL TO WORSHIP                                                         Pastor Don                 Pastor:  Bless us, O Lord, as we worship You and say thank you for our blessed mothers.;
People:  Help us to recognize You in this Holy Place and speak of the love we have received.
Pastor:  As we face the future 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!
*A SPECIAL  READING                                    Dea. Linda Cookson
SMALL TALK                                                        Addie Weymouth
Children leave for Sunday School
ANTHEM                           Life Is A Gift                          MCC  Choir
CALL TO PRAYER                                        
Pastor:  Let us pray.  O Lord be with us.
People:   And with our spirits.
Pastor:  O Lord, show Thy mercy upon us.
People:   And grant us Thy salvation.
Pastor:  O God, make clean our hearts within us.
People:   And take not Thy Holy Spirit from us.
Pastor:  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.
OFFERTORY                 Mother’s Day Medley           Jean and Joan*DOXOLOGY AND  PRAYER OF THANKS         
*HYMN OF FAITH        She Will Be Called Blessed                #534
GOSPEL  LESSON   Luke 9:46 & 47, 57-62   Pg. 61  Pastor Don                
SERMON                        “God At Work”                        Pastor Don                
*HYMN OF HOPE    Now Thank We All Our God                   #556*BENEDICTION                                                              Pastor Don                
*CHORAL RESPONSE              Go In Peace                MCC Choir
The words for “Go In Peace” are on the inside of the hymnal back cover.
*POSTLUDE                                               Organist, Annabell Curtis
*We stand to praise God.
The flowers on the altar are given in memory of Helen Allen by her family.
Ushers:  Debbie Violette & Debbie Johnson
Coffee Hour Hosts:    Debbie Violette & Sandy Jackson
Coming Events
Monday           May 14            6:00 p.m.         Bible Study
Wednesday     May 16            6:15 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal
Sunday            May 20            7:00 p.m.         Executive Board
            Bible study tomorrow evening on the book of Romans.
            The executive Board will meet on Sunday evening, May 20th.
Please plan to attend if you are the chairman of a committee.
The Upper Room for May and June are on the back shelf in the sanctuary.  Please feel free to take one.
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
Harold Brundage  & Jean Johnson (92 yrs – stroke)
Lee Adams, Julie Anctil,  Nancy Bates, Jackie Bennett, Len Bettis, Chris Bettis, Carolyn Bickford, Harry & DeeDee Black, Barbara Bond, Allison Brann, David Bridge II, Harold Brundage, Betty Clark, Colton, Judy Dawson, Tina Ellis, Ray Gay, Troy Hallett, Jay & Eleanor Hardcastle, Jean Johnson, Nancy Lamontagne, Kristen Landry, Ricky Lane, Doris Mills, Helen Oliver, Everett Strout, Robert & Alice Tweedie, Cassie Walker, Connie Webber,  Bertha Wood, 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.”