Manchester Community Church
Friday, March 31, 2023
Where people count and Christ is honored.

January 9, 2022

          Manchester Community Church                         Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor

                     Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor Emeritus            

                                                            January 9, 2022, 10: 00 A.M. 

                                                         Baptism of the Lord           


Prelude                                                                       Mark Johnston

Welcome & Announcements                   Deacon Teresa Farrington


Call to Worship                                                     Pastor Alec Rogers


*Opening Hymn #168            “Who Is He in Yonder Stall?”


Responsive Reading #637   “Christ’s Baptism”    Deacon Farrington Anthem                       “Without You”                          MCC Choir


Installation of Rev Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor Emeritus


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer



Offertory                                                                     Mark Johnson

*Doxology #625 & Prayer


Gospel Reading            Luke 3:15-17, 21-22           Pastor Alec    


 Sermon                      “Spirit & Fire”                       Pastor Alec


*Hymn #4               “How Great Thou Art”      



*Postlude                                                                   Mark Johnson




*Please stand if you are able



Minister of Worship                                             Pastor Alec Rogers 

Deacon of the Day                                     Deacon Teresa Farrington        

Ushers of the Day                       Cathy Blackstone & Arlene Gagnon


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Ladies Group will meet January 13, 2022 at noon.  Please bring a bag lunch and dessert and drinks will be provided.  We will be making cards.



Executive Board Meeting Sunday, January 16, 2022 after church.


Officers and Committee Chairs please turn in your year reports to Deanna by next Sunday, January 16th.



MCC Annual Meeting Sunday, January 30, 2022 after church.  All are welcome but only members can vote.



 Please wear a mask during worship today, our hope is to get rid of the masks as soon as possible based on the safety of our worshippers.



 No Coffee after church.





To access Sunday Services Recordings on Church’s website on the bottom of the home

page click on Manchester Community Church services link in blue


Our “Prayer Vine” is very important and much needed. To keep it updated, please let Deanna know of names that need to go on and “when God has answered your prayer” names that can come off.


                        “Prayer Vine”



Brin Amberlee,Baker family, Jeff Ballard, Kate Ballard-Murphy, Barbara Barber, Rose & Warren Benner, Pauline Gagnon Bennett & Ernest Gagnon, (Arlene’s sister & brother-in-law), Dee Dee Black,  Robin Blake, Asher Bragdon, Robert & Tonya Celeste (John’s son-in-law), Denise Cerrell, Prescott & Richardyne Chapman (Teresa’s parents), Al Culmond, Addie Cumler, Annabell Curtis, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Richard Dunlap (Margaret’s brother), Geraldine French, Larry French Jr. (Deb Maddox’s mother & brother), Louise Gagnon, Ryan Gauthier, Adelina Gragg (John’s granddaughter), Barbara Hall, T. Hallett, Eddie & Dianne Harrington (Deanna’s cousins), Emily Hartung (Honky’s daughter-in-law), Darrell Hood (Jackie’s son-in-law), Rebecca Jayne, Jill, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Joshua, Kendra Kyes, Adelaide Lake, Betty Locke, Louise, Eva McKinnon, Ron Margeson (Pastor Don’s brother), Melody (Cindy’s friend), Lynn Messenger, Susan Miller, Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, Ciro Russo, Leon Strout, Peggy Struck, Tom Taylor (Bud & Teddy’s nephew), Ed Tilson, Rosemary & Christine Towne, Harrison Tribou (Bud & Teddy’s Great Grandson), Lou Turmelle, Savannah Tuttle (Bill & Darlene’s granddaughter), Janye Varney, Spencer Walling, Whitehouse family,  Bud Ware


America and our Armed Forces and families.




                Manchester Community Church      

      21 Readfield Road, Manchester, ME. 04351

          Pastor Alec Rogers

        Pastor Emeritus Donald Davenport

     Office 207-622-0738     

        Pastors’ office hours vary.  Please contact Pastors for appointment.

        Pastor Alec is available for pastoral emergencies at 207-441-0299.

Church web site:

Deanna Mosher Hallett, Secretary/Clerk 207-441-6011

Linda Sweeney, Treasurer 207-622-4536

                                   Rose Benner, Senior Deacon

                                       Annabell Curtis, Organist



       January 9, 2022     

“Baptism of the Lord”










        Manchester Community Church                                                                                                                                                                                          

                 Established 1833


                    Alexander Rogers, (Pastor Alec)

        Rev Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor Emeritus




        “Where people count and Christ is honored”