Manchester Community Church
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August 12, 2012

The Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                            Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE COME TO GOD
 
`WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                         Dea .Annette Peabody
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION Love Devine, All Loves Excelling   #92  
*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     Discipleship   #651      Dea . Annette Peabody
*GLORIA PATRI
Children leave for nursery.
SPECIAL MUSIC                   Allan and Leanne Hewey
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, 
    Incline Thine ear to us,
    And grant us Thy peace.
OFFERING                                                                      
OFFERTORY                                     Allan and Leanne Hewey
*DOXOLOGY AND PRAYER OF THANKS                   Pastor Don                 
*HYMN OF FAITH        Break Thou The Bread Of Life             #274
GOSPEL LESSON            Luke 4:14-21 pg. 53            Pastor Don                
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON                  “Looking For Life”                         Pastor Don                
HOLY COMMUNION
                       Blessed Be The Tie That Binds
*BENEDICTION                                                                         Pastor Don                
*CHORAL BENEDICTION          Go In Peace                
The words are on the inside of the hymnal back cover.
 *MOMENT OF SILENCE
POSTLUDE                                               Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE GO AND SERVE THE LORD
*We stand to praise God.
Ushers:              Kirk & Sheri Gettig
Coffee Hour Hosts:    Eleanor Hardcastle & Gladys Keene
 
Coming Events
You are all invited to John and Sally’s wedding,
August 18, 2012 at 12:00p.m.