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

February 13, 2022

  Manchester Community Church           

       Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor

 Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor Emeritus            

                                       February 13, 2022, 10:00 A.M.

                            Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany                 

Prelude                                                                       Mark Johnston

Welcome & Announcements               Deacon Margaret Harrington


Call to Worship              Psalm 136:1-3                   Pastor Don

Introit                                                                          MCC Choir

Opening Hymn #88      “Fairest Lord Jesus”


Responsive Reading #644     The Holy Spirit       Deacon Harrington


Anthem                 “That’s Why I Praise Him”           MCC Choir

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                Pastor Alec



Offertory                                                                     Mark Johnston

*Doxology #625 & Prayer                                         Pastor Alec


Hymn #447                      “Freely, Freely”

Gospel Reading   Mathew 28:16-20 John 15:9-17 Pastor Don


 Sermon                         “Obey Everything”             Pastor Don


*Hymn #428               “I Need Thee Every Hour”               


*Benediction                                                              Pastor Don

*Postlude                                                                   Mark Johnston


*Please stand if you are able.



Minister of Worship                                    Pastor Donald Davenport

Deacon of the Day                                 Deacon Margaret Harrington       

Ushers of the Day                         Debbie Johnson & Debbie Violette




The flowers on the altar today are in memory of Claudia Arnold, Paul Gagnon and his mother Delma Gagnon.  Given by their family.



MCC Annual Meeting Sunday, February 20, 2022 after church.  All are welcome, however only MCC members may vote.



Please wear a mask during worship today. We continue to monitor the public health situation and look forward to lifting this policy as soon as possible with the safety of our friends and neighbors in mind.



There will not be any Ladies Group meetings until spring.  Everyone will be notified when they start up.




To access video recordings of services and sermons go to MCC’s website  - on the bottom of the homepage 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, our church secretary, know of names that need to be added and, “when God has answered your prayer” names that may be removed from the list.


                        “Prayer Vine”   



Brin Amberlee, K. J. Axell, 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, Tabitha Hallett (Deanna’s granddaughter), 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,


our nation, and our Armed Forces and their families.


Manchester Community Church

21 Readfield Road, Manchester, Maine 04351



Pastor Alec Rogers

Pastor Emeritus Don 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.

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

Linda Sweeney, Treasurer 207-622-4536

Rose Benner, Senior Deacon



February 13, 2022

“Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany” 




    Manchester Community Church

      “Where people count and Christ is honored.”

     Established 1833




     Pastor Alec Rogers

    Pastor Emeritus Don Davenport