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

February 20, 2022

  Manchester Community Church           

       Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor

        Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor Emeritus            

                                          February 20, 2022, 10:00 A.M.

                             Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany               

Prelude                                                                       Mark Johnston

Welcome & Announcements               Deacon Margaret Harrington


Call to Worship                                                     Pastor Alec Rogers

Introit                                                                          MCC Choir

Opening Hymn #262             “Holy, Holy, Holy”


Unison Reading #704                Psalm 65            Deacon Harrington


Anthem              “Beneath the Cross of Jesus”         MCC Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                               



Offertory                                                                     Mark Johnston

*Doxology #625 & Prayer                                        


Induction of New Members             


*Hymn #29                    “Glorify Thy Name”

Gospel Reading                Luke 8:22-26


 Sermon                      “Who Then Is This?”            Pastor Alec

Reading & Special Music     “Revelation Song”              


Benediction                                                               Pastor Alec

*Postlude                                                                   Mark Johnston


*Please stand if you are able.



Minister of Worship                                             Pastor Alec Rogers

Deacon of the Day                                 Deacon Margaret Harrington       

Ushers of the Day                         Debbie Johnson & Debbie Violette



Annual Meeting today after church.  All are welcome, however only MCC members may vote



Special Executive Board Meeting after the Annual Meeting.



Future’s Group will meet after church next week February 27th.



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



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.







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), Sue Havey, 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 20, 2022

 “Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany”



    Manchester Community Church

      “Where people count and Christ is honored.”

     Established 1833



     Pastor Alec Rogers

    Pastor Emeritus Don Davenport