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

August 5, 2012 Bulletin

 
The Tenth Sunday After Pentecost
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                            Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE COME TO GOD
 
`WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                           Dea .Lynn Sweeney
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION    Happy The Home When God Is There  
               #536                 
*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      The Holy Spirit   #644   Dea . Lynn Sweeney
*GLORIA PATRI
Children leave for nursery.
SACRED DANCE                   Elizabeth and Sophia Pinkham
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     Sacred Dance       Elizabeth and Sophia Pinkham
*DOXOLOGY AND PRAYER OF THANKS                   Pastor Don                 
*HYMN OF FAITH                 Come, Holy Spirit                        #250
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON   Acts 17:22-28 pg. 120   Pastor Don                
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON                  “The Ocean Of Love”                    Pastor Don                
*HYMN OF HOPE          Take Time To Be Holy                      #442
*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:              Kirk & Sheri Gettig
Coffee Hour Host:    Pat and Van VanOrman
 
Coming Events
Mon.-Fri. Aug. 6-10    5:30-7:30 p.m.  Bible School 
 
You are all invited to John and Sally’s wedding,
August 18, 2012 at 12:00p.m.
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, Len Bettis, Chris Bettis, Carolyn Bickford,Barbara Bond, Allison Brann, David Bridge II, Harold Brundage, Brian Burke, Betty Clark,Colton,Judy Dawson,Tina Ellis,Ray Gay, Troy Hallett, Jay & Eleanor Hardcastle, Jean Johnson, Nancy Lamontagne, Kristen Landry,Ricky Lane,Doris Mills, HelenOliver, 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.”
 
Church Staff
Rev. Donald Davenport, Pastor
Annabell Curtis, Organist
Annette Peabody, Choir Director
Eileen Tweedie, Sunday School Superintendent
Anne Whitman, Secretary
Mary Cloutier, Web Site
Church office   622-0738
 
Mrs. Mary Cloutier mncltr@gmail.com
           
Web site: www.manchestercommunitychurch.com