Manchester Community Church
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Where people count and Christ is honored.

May 6, 2012

 
The Third Sunday After Easter
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                 Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE COME TO GOD
 
INTROIT                                                                             MCC Choir
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                           Dea. Lynn Mace
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION                 He Lives                         #220
*CALL TO WORSHIP                                  Lay Leader, Joan Morgan                
Lay Leader: You are my God, and I will give You thanks;
People: You are my God, and I will exalt You.
Lay Leader: Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.
All: His love endures forever.     Amen!
 
WE HEAR HIS WORD
 
*FIRST  READING   Christ’s Exaltation  #642      Dea. Lynn Mace *GLORIA PATRI
SMALL TALK                                                             Linda Cookson
Children leave for Sunday School
ANTHEM                           Come Ye                               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            Joan Morgan
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 THANKS         
*HYMN OF FAITH                      Glorify Thy Name                  #29
GOSPEL LESSON   John 21:15-19     Pg. 101-102 Joan Morgan
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON                 “Do You Love Me”                      Joan Morgan
*HYMN OF HOPE                    Pass It On                               #309
*BENEDICTION                                                                Joan Morgan
 
 
*CHORAL RESPONSE              Go In Peace                MCC Choir
The words for “Go In Peace” are on the inside of the hymnal back cover.
*A MOMENT OF SILENCE
 
WE GO AND SERVE THE LORD
*POSTLUDE                                               Organist, Annabell Curtis
*We stand to praise God.
 
Ushers:  Debbie Violette & Debbie Johnson
Coffee Hour Hosts:    Debbie Violette & Sandy Jackson
 
Coming Events
Monday           May 7               6:00 p.m.       Bible Study
Wednesday     May 9                 6:15 p.m.      Choir Rehearsal
Thursday         May 10            12:00 p.m.      Ladies Group
 
            Bible study tomorrow evening on the book of Romans.
 
            The Ladies Group will meet at the church at noon for a pizza lunch and auction. Please bring a couple of items (food is always good) to auction. Pat and Sue will be our auctioneers. Hostesses will be Anne Whitman and Diane Welch. We will also find out who our secret pals were for the past year and draw names for new ones. Come and have fun with us.
 
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
Lee Adams, Julie Anctil,  Nancy Bates, Jackie Bennett, Len Bettis, Chris Bettis, Carolyn Bickford,Harry & DeeDee Black,Barbara Bond, Allison Brann, David Bridge II, Betty Clark,Colton,Sally Curran, Judy Dawson,Tina Ellis,Ray Gay, Troy Hallett, Jay & Eleanor Hardcastle, Nancy Lamontagne, Kristen Landry,Ricky Lane,Doris Mills, HelenOliver, 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.”