Manchester Community Church
Tuesday, June 06, 2023
Where people count and Christ is honored.

May 29, 2022

                         Manchester Community Church            

                      Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor

      Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor Emeritus            

                                       May 29, 2022, 10:00 A.M.

                            Seventh Sunday of Easter                    

                              Memorial Sunday

Prelude                                                                      Lisa Harding

Welcome & Announcements                     Deacon Warren Benner


Call to Worship                                                         Pastor Alec


*Opening Hymn #64 “All Creatures of Our God and King” (vss 1,2,3,5)


Responsive Reading #664               Unity                Deacon Benner

Anthem                    “Family of Christ”                      Choir


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                                Pastor Alec      


Offertory                                                                    Lisa Harding

*Doxology #625 & Prayer


Hymn #382                 “Be Thou My Vision”   (Seated)


Gospel Reading               John 17:20-26                  Pastor Alec


Sermon           “Glory Given, and Yet to Be”         Pastor Alec


Lighting of Candles Ceremony of Remembrance


Song Offering                        “Daily Bread”



*Postlude                                                                   Lisa Harding


*Please stand if you are able


Minister of Worship                                            Pastor Alec Rogers

Deacon of the Day                                       Deacon Warren Benner

Ushers of the Day                             Arlene Gagnon & Barbara Morse

Coffee Hour:                                                                  Arlene Gagnon

Begonia plant in loving memory of Kaye Mooers given by her family


Fun Fact!  Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, a day honoring the men and women who served in the Military.  

Originally known as Decoration Day, a designated time to decorate the gravestones of many of the roughly 620,000 people killed in the Civil War. It originated in the years following the Civil War.  By the conclusion of World War, I the focus shifted from honoring those killed on Civil War battlefields to all men and women who had died while fighting for the United States and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Memorial Day 2022 will occur on Monday, May 30. 

Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings, and participating in parades. In our church today we will also be remembering all our loved ones that have gone to be with our Lord. 

Unofficially Memorial Day marks the beginning of the summer season.


Choir Rehearsal                                            June 1 at 6:15 p.m.

Deacons Meeting                                          June 1 at 7:00 p.m.



11:00 a.m. - Debbie Rollins Celebration of Life June 25 at Manchester Community Church followed by light refreshments.





Considering the improved public health environment, masks are “optional” for our church services and events.


To access video recordings of services and sermons go to MCC 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, Todd Ballard, Barbara Barber, Rose & Warren Benner, Pauline Gagnon Bennett (Arlene’s sister-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), Cirello family, Al Culmond, Addie Cumler, Annabell Curtis, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Pat DiConza (Lee’s neighbor), Richard Dunlap (Margaret’s brother), Louise Gagnon, Ryan Gauthier, Adelina Gragg (John’s granddaughter), T. Hallett, Tabitha Hallett (Deanna’s granddaughter), Emily Hartung (Honky’s daughter-in-law), Sue Havey, Darrell Hood (Jackie’s son-in-law), Sawyer Jacobs (a Readfield 5 year old with open heart surgery Me. Med in serious condition), Rebecca Jayne, Jill, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Joshua, Adelaide Lake, Betty Locke, Louise, Eva McKinnon, Family of Ed Maddox (death of Arnie MacKenzie), Ron Margeson (Pastor Don’s brother), Melody (Cindy’s friend), Lynn Messenger, Susan Miller, family of Kaye Mooers, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, family of Debbie Rollins, Ciro Russo, Leon Strout, Peggy Struck, Tom Taylor (Bud & Teddy’s nephew), Rosemary & Christine Towne, Harrison Tribou (Bud & Teddy’s Great Grandson), Lou Turmelle, Savannah Tuttle (Bill & Darlene’s granddaughter), Janye Varney, Spencer Walling, Whitehouse family, Teddy Ware, our nation, the people of Ukraine, 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

May 29, 2022

           “Memorial Sunday”


             Memorial Sunday 

          Manchester Community Church 

          “Where people count, and Christ is honored.”

            Established 1833



            Pastor Alec Rogers

          Pastor Emeritus Don Davenport