Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

July 10, 2022


           Manchester Community Church           

                July 10, 2022, 10:00 A.M

       Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor

Rev. Donald S. Davenport, Pastor Emeritus           





Call to Worship                    Isaiah 41:10   



*Opening Hymn #326           Softly and Tenderly (vss. 1,2,4)


First Reading                         Colossians 1:2-14


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer                     



*Doxology #625 & Prayer


Second Reading                    Isaiah 61:1-3


Song Offering                    “Be Still, My Soul”           Don Sweeney       


Gospel Reading                   Luke 10:25-37


Sermon                                   “One for All”


Song Offering                “More Love to Thee”          Pastor Alec






*Please stand if you are able

Minister of Worship                                            Pastor Alec Rogers

Deacon of the Day                               Deacon Margaret Harrington

Service Music                                                                   Lisa Harding

Ushers of the Day                                              Don & Lynn Sweeney

Coffee Hour              Deanna Mosher Hallett & Margaret Harrington

                         We mourn the loss of our beloved

Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pastor Emeritus

      1936 – 2022

       May we carry on together in the power of Christ Jesus,

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living out the message that Pastor Don so faithfully preached.



           “Love the Unlovable, Forgive the Unforgivable”







The next Executive Board meeting will be July 17 after church.


Please join us for a new Women’s Bible Study on The Prayer of

Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson.  We are meeting Wednesdays at 10:00-11:30 a.m. on August 10, 17, 24,31. We look forward to sharing together this powerful study on prayer.  For more information, please contact Patti Searle at 516-658-7270


Sale & Outside Lunch has been postponed until after Labor Day.



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

Access video recordings of services and sermons go to bottom of MCC website homepage, click on the blue Manchester Community Church services line.


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, Pauline Gagnon Bennett (Arlene’s sister-in-law), Dee Dee Black,  Robin Blake, Asher Bragdon, Randy Burnham, 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), family of The Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pat DiConza (Lee’s neighbor), Louise Gagnon, Ryan Gauthier, Adelina Gragg (John’s granddaughter), T. Hallett, Emily Hartung (Honky’s daughter-in-law), Darrell Hood (Jackie’s son-in-law), Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Rev. Ernie Johnson, Joshua, Adelaide Lake, Betty Locke, Louise, Eva McKinnon, Ron Margeson (Pastor Don’s brother), Melody (Cindy’s friend), Lynn Messenger, Susan Miller, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, Ciro Russo, family of Leon Strout, Peggy Struck, Tom Taylor (Bud & Teddy’s nephew), Rosemary & Christine Towne, Harrison Tribou (Bud & Teddy’s Great Grandson), 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

Office 207-622-0738

Pastor’s office hours vary. Please contact pastor 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



           July 10, 2022


                  Manchester Community Church 

               “Where people count, and Christ is honored.”            

         Established 1833

             Pastor Alec Rogers


 In Memory of

            Rev. Donald S. Davenport, Pastor Emeritus