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

September 30, 2012 Bulletin

The Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost
 
MUSICAL PRELUDE                                            Organist, Annabell Curtis
 
WE COME TO GOD
INTROIT                     We Have Come To Worship                    Choir
`WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                             Dea. Deanna Hallett
*HYMN OF ANTICIPATION     Jesus Loves Me                       #579
*CALL TO WORSHIP                                         Reverend Donald Davenport
Pastor: O Lord, we gather to give You praise and glory…
People: O God, make us aware of Your presence in our midst.
Pastor: O Lord, teach us Your ways and give us courage to follow You...
People: O God, make us strong in our faith and help us to go forward without fear.
Pastor: O Lord, let us be your humble servants.
All: And speak Your words of love, justice and peace.
 
WE HEAR HIS WORD
 
FIRST READING   Reconciliation    #651        Dea. Deanna Hallett
*GLORIA PATRI
SMALL TALK                                                 Joan Morgan
CHILDREN’S CHOIR                    Awesome God
Director: Joan Morgan     Accompanist: Rose Benner  
Children leave for Sunday School.
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                My Altar                         MCC  Adult Choir
*DOXOLOGY AND PRAYER OF THANKS                 Pastor Don
*HYMN OF FAITH     In My Heart There Rings A Melody       #514              
GOSPEL LESSON            John 4:39-45        pg. 83 Pastor Don
 
WE RENEW OUR COMMITMENT
 
SERMON                  “Make A Difference”                    Pastor Don
HYMN OF HOPE                 Because He Lives                     #213
*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:    Adelaide Weymouth
                        Coming Events
Sunday            September 30   3:00-6:00       Youth Night
Sunday            September 30  7:00   Executive Board
Monday            October 1         6:00   Christian Study
Wednesday     October 3         6:15   Choir Rehearsal
 
            The executive board meets tonight.
            A new study will begin Monday evening at 6 p.m. “Speaking Christian” will give you a working knowledge of the words of our faith. All are welcome. Come and let us discuss the meaning of our faith in our lives: it could be a life-changing experience!
 If you are interested in attending the Augusta/Manchester Food Bank dinner and auction on Oct. 26, please see Annette. Tickets are $25.
 
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
 
Mrs. Mary Cloutier mncltr@gmail.com
           
Web site: www.manchestercommunitychurch.com