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

August 19, 2012 Bulletin

The Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                            Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE COME TO GOD
 
`WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                               Dea .Teddy Ware
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION Come, Thou Almighty King        #267  
*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 New Birth   #654          Dea . Teddy Ware
*GLORIA PATRI
Children leave for nursery.
SPECIAL MUSIC                   Cassie & Muriel Bary
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.
OFFERING                                                                      
OFFERTORY                                    
*DOXOLOGY AND PRAYER OF THANKS                   Pastor Don                 
*HYMN OF FAITH              Wonderful Words Of Life               #270
GOSPEL LESSON            John 3:16-21 pg. 81            Pastor Don                
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON                  “Saving The World”                         Pastor Don                
*BENEDICTION                                                                         Pastor Don                
*HYMN OF DEDICATION                Jesus Calls Us                #375
*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
 
Thank you Cassie and Muriel for the music this morning.
 
Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. John Gragg. May you always be as happy as you are today.
 
 Choir rehearsal will begin on Wednesday, August 29 at 6:15 p.m. If you would like to join our terrific choir speak to Annette. She would be very happy to include you.