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

April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday

                                                      Manchester Community Church  

                            Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor

            Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor Emeritus                                                

                                 April 17, 2022 – 10:00 A.M.             

                                             Easter Sunday               

Prelude                                                                      Lisa Harding

Proclamation        Glory, glory, glory! Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

Response                  The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia!


Choral Opening         (Continued from the Good Friday Service)

            “Were You There?” (Reprise)           Jean Davenport & Choir

*Opening Hymn #217            “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today”


Welcome                                                                    Pastor Alec

Announcements                                              Deacon Joan Morgan


First Reading                Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24          Deacon Morgan

Anthem                            “Open the Gates”              Choir


Installation of New Members


Bedecking of the Cross in Flowers

Music                                                                 Lisa & Butch Harding

Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                Pastor Alec



Offertory         “Low in the Grave He Lay”                 Choir

*Doxology #625 & Prayer of Thanks                     


Hymn of Faith #213         “Because He Lives”   (Seated)      

Gospel Lesson                  Luke 24:1-12                  Pastor Alec    

Sermon          “Out Into the Light of Day”              Pastor Alec


*Closing Hymn #304    “Lift High the Cross”  (vss. 1,3,4,5)

          The Cross of Flowers leads us out into the world.



*Postlude                                                                  Lisa Harding


*Asterisk indicates times to please stand if you are able.

Minister of Worship                                           Pastor Alec Rogers

Deacon of the Day                                           Deacon Joan Morgan 

Ushers of the Day            Deanna Mosher Hallett & Arlene Gagnon


EasterEaster Sunday “Christ Arose” –

    “Welcome, Celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord with us”!




      Easter Flowers on the Altar


In Memory of:                            Given by:


Lee & Gert Adams; Lee Adams, Jr    Harry & Dee Dee Black

Joe & Claudia Arnold; Paul                Arnold & Gagnon families

    Gagnon and David P.

Carol Ann Ballard                               Ken Ballard & family              

Fred & Gladys Benner; Vincent &      Warren & Rose Benner

    Thelma Craig; Brothers, Harley

    & Mannie Craig and Sister Ellen  

Stanley & Ruth Davenport                  Pastor Don, Jean & family

Lu Dawes                                            Di & Val          

Mary & Kathy Godbout;                      Dick Godbout

     Brother Bob          

Dudley & Marjorie Hall                        Barbara Hall & family             

Bud Hallett; Floyd & Margaret            Deanna Mosher Hallett

   Mosher; Perley & Edith Hallett;       & family

   Clarence & Clara Turner    

Alice Hartung                                      Alton (Honky) & family           

Jack & Geri Havey; John Havey II     Sue Havey

Donald Herber; Robert Blake             Jackie Herber 

William & Nanna Ingham                    Pastor Alec, Julie &

    Horatio Rogers                                family

Jan Johnson                                       Rev. Johnson 

William Keene                                     Gladys Keene & family

Bob MacMaster; Clifford                    Jeff & Sandy Jackson

   MacMaster; Ida MacMaster;

   Greg Page; Arlond Jackson;

   Ralph Sargent

Edgar & Tressie Maddox;                   Ed & Debbie Maddox

    Lawrence French

Elmer & Vester Mitchell;                     Patrick Welch

    Diane Welch and Ryan Welch

Clyde J. Morgan; Louise Morgan       Joan & Deb Morgan & family

    Perkins & Roy Perkins       

Mark & Phyllis Newbegin;                  Don & Lynn Sweeney

    Wilson & Ethel Moran

My Family                                           Wanita Baker

Our Family                                          Bud & Teddy Ware

Our Loved Ones                                 Vernon & Nancy Gettig          

Jerry Peabody ; E Donald &               Annette, David & Douglas

     Gertrude Dodge

Vincent Palange                                  John & Mary Palange

Everett & Carla Strout; Albert &         Leon & Terry Strout

     Leonida Nadeau

Fred Van Orman                                 Pat Van Orman & family