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

May 27, 2012 Bulletin

Pentecost Sunday
Memorial Sunday
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                 Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE COME TO GOD
 
INTROIT                                                                             MCC Choir
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                    Dea. Deanna Hallett
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION     Take My Life And Let It Be         #483
*CALL TO WORSHIP                                                         Pastor Don                 Pastor:  O god, on this Pentecost Sunday we come to You in this holy place ever mindful of Your resurrected presence and Your grace.
People:  Make us into Your people and teach us to love one another.
Pastor:  Help us to focus on the good news rather than the bad and to speak Your words of compassion, justice and peace.
All:  Lord, now let Your glory and presence fill this place as we remember all who have gone before and those on whose shoulders we stand.     Amen!
 
WE HEAR HIS WORD
 
*FIRST  READING              Unity   #664           Dea. Deanna Hallett
*GLORIA PATRI
SMALL TALK                                                                Joan Morgan
Children leave for Sunday School
ANTHEM                         Journey of Faith                      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.
OFFERING                                                                     
OFFERTORY           Spirit Song                                    Pastor Don*DOXOLOGY AND  PRAYER OF THANKS         
*HYMN OF FAITH      Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken   #278
GOSPEL  LESSON   Romans 8:12-17        pg.138      Pastor Don                
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON                        “Remembering”                     Pastor Don                
MEMORIAL SERVICE     When invited by the ushers, please come forware, light a candle as you say the name of you loved one (e.g. “my, father, Stanley Davenport”).  You may light as many candles for as many loved ones as you wish.
*HYMN OF HOPE             More Love To Thee                      #363*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.
*A MOMENT OF SILENCE
 
WE GO AND SERVE THE LORD
*POSTLUDE                                               Organist, Annabell Curtis
*We stand to praise God.
 
Ushers:  Sue Bourne and Diane Welch
Coffee Hour Hosts:    DeeDee Black & Jackie Herber
 
Coming Events
Monday           May 28            6:00 p.m.         Bible Study
Tuesday          May 29            3:00 p.m.         Kitchen look over
Wednesday     May 30            6:15 p.m.         Choir Rehearsal
Tuesday          June 5             Chicken Barbecue
Thursday         June 14           Ladies Group to LeGarage, Wiscasset
           
Bible study tomorrow evening on the book of Romans.
Tuesday, the trustees are meeting with a kitchen planner to look over our kitchen and make suggestions as to how to better utilize the space.  If you are interested please plan to come and give your input.
 
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, 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.”