Manchester Community Church
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September 23, 2012 Bulletin

The Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                            Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE COME TO GOD
INTROIT                     We Have Come To Worship                    Choir
`WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                             Dea. Pat VanOrman
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION     All Hail The Power Of Jesus Name
                    #97    
*CALL TO WORSHIP                                         Reverend Donald Davenport
Pastor: O Lord, it feels so good to be proud…
People: O God, make us faithful rather than proud,,.
Pastor: O Lord, help us see strength in weakness...
People: O God, make us strong in our faith.
Pastor: O Lord, let us be your humble servants.
All: O God, make us humble servants.
 
WE HEAR HIS WORD
 
FIRST READING   Dedicated Service    #674 Dea. Pat VanOrman
*GLORIA PATRI
SMALL TALK                                                 Jean Davenport
Children leave for Sunday School.
ANTHEM                         Help Us Be Like Them                       Choir
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     Give Them All To Jesus     The Ladies Chorus
*DOXOLOGY AND PRAYER OF THANKS                 Pastor Don
*HYMN OF FAITH              He Keeps Me Singing                  #488
GOSPEL LESSON            Mark 10:35-45        pg. 40 Pastor Don
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON                  “Be A Servant”                             Pastor Don
HYMN OF HOPE           Stand Up, Stand Up For Jesus        #477
*BENEDICTION                                                                         Pastor Don
*CHORAL BENEDICTION     Go In Peace
The words are on the inside of the hymnal back cover.
*MOMENT OF SILENCE
*PASTOR       “GO AND SERVE THE LORD!”
POSTLUDE                                               Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE GO AND SERVE THE LORD
*We stand to praise God. 
Ushers:              Fred and Pat VanOrman
Coffee Hour Hosts:    Sandy Jackson & Debbie Violette
           
Coming Events
Wednesday     September 26  6:15   Choir Rehearsal
Sunday            September 30   3:00-6:00       Youth Night
Sunday            September 30  7:00   Executive Board
 
            The executive board will meet on Sunday evening, September 30. Please put the date on your calendar if you are a member of the board.
 
            If you have extra plastic grocery bags, the food bank can use them. They can go in the box of food at the rear of the church. Please no more egg boxes the food bank has enough. They do, however, need cereal.
 
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
Robert Gerard and Wendell Collins - both have cancer
Lee Adams, Julie Anctil, Nancy Bates, Len Bettis, Chris Bettis, Carolyn Bickford,Barbara Bond, Allison Brann, David Bridge II, Brian Burke, Sonny Chavarie, Betty Clark,Judy Dawson,Tina Ellis,Troy Hallett, Jay & Eleanor Hardcastle, Geraldine Havey, Darlene Hawksley, Jean Johnson, Kristen Landry,Ricky Lane,Doris Mills, Effie Nichols, HelenOliver, Everett Strout, Andy Struck, 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