Manchester Community Church
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Where people count and Christ is honored.

July 22, 2012 Bulletin


Eighth Sunday After Pentecost
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                 Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE COME TO GOD
 
`WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                  Dea .Pat VanOrman
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION    Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee     #1  
*CALL TO WORSHIP                                                         Pastor Don                 Pastor:  O God, on this Sunday after Pentecost we come to You in this holy place ever mindful of Your resurrected presence and Your grace.
People:  Make us into Your people and may we worship without fear and learn to love our neighbor.
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 celebrate Your spirit in our midst.             Amen.
 
WE HEAR HIS WORD
 
FIRST READING        Spiritual Gifts     #684   Dea .Pat VanOrman
*GLORIA PATRI
Children leave for nursery.
SPECIAL MUSIC             Day By Day          Steve & Bobbi Tolander
CALL TO PRAYER                                                         Pastor Don                 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
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.
MOMENT OF MIRTH
OFFERING                                                                     
OFFERTORY                                              Steve & Bobbi Tolander
*DOXOLOGY AND  PRAYER OF THANKS                   Pastor Don                 
*HYMN OF FAITH       Leaning On The Everlasting Arms        #354GOSPEL  LESSON           John 17:9-17   pg. 97           Pastor Don                
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON           “On Loan From God”                              Pastor Don                
*HYMN OF HOPE     Open My Eyes, That I May See              #381
*BENEDICTION                                                               Pastor Don                
*CHORAL BENEDICTION           Go In Peace                
The words are on the inside of the hymnal back cover.
 *A MOMENT OF SILENCE
POSTLUDE                                                Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE GO AND SERVE THE LORD
 
*We stand to praise God
 
Ushers:              Annette Peabody & Elaine Bridge
Coffee Hour Host:    Deanna Hallett & Jackie Herber
 
Coming Events
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Monday           July 30 -Aug.2             Summer Fair set-up
Friday & Saturday       Aug 3 & 4        Summer Fair
Mon.-Fri.  Aug. 6-10    5:30-7:30 p.m.  Bible School 
 
There are church paperweights on the shelf   at the back of the church.  Please help yourself!   Free!
 
 
 
 
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, Lisa Attix, Craig Attix, Nancy Bates, Len Bettis, Chris Bettis, Carolyn Bickford, Barbara Bond, Allison Brann, David Bridge II, Harold Brundage, Brian Burke, Betty Clark, Colton, Audrey Connoly, 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, 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.”