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

August 7, 2022

                Manchester Community Church            

                   August 7, 2022, 10:00 A.M

           Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor




Welcome & Announcements                  Deacon Teresa Farrington


Call to Worship                     “Rushing Wind”


Pastoral Prayer, Lord’s Prayer       


Unison Reading #702           Psalm 46                Deacon Farrington

*Gloria Patri #623



Offertory     “Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho”     Lisa & Cindy Keller

*Doxology #625 & Prayer


*Hymn #9       “Praise the Lord! Ye Heavens Adore Him”


Gospel Reading                      Luke 11:9-13


Sermon             “Mt. Trinity Notebook: The Gift of God”      


Hymn #249       “Spirit of God Descend Upon My Heart”


Holy Communion


*Hymn #286      “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” (1st verse)





*Please stand if you are able


Minister of Worship                                            Pastor Alec Rogers

Deacon of the Day                                  Deacon Teresa Farrington

Communion Servers                  Teresa Farrington & Joan Morgan

Service Music                                                                   Lisa Harding

Ushers of the Day                             Annette Peabody & Dick Godbout

Coffee Hour                                                                 Debbie Maddox





Memorial Service/Celebration of Life of Charlotte Page (Sandy Jackson’s mother) scheduled for 10:00 AM on August 10, 2022, at MCC.


Memorial Service/Celebration of Life of Rev. Ernest B. Johnson Jr (Rev. J) scheduled for 2:00 PM on August 20, 2022, at MCC to be conducted by Rev. Stanley White, Rev J’s last assistant while serving at MCC.


Women’s Bible Study scheduled for 10:00 AM on August 11, 17, 24, 31.  Please join us for a new women's Bible Study on “The Prayer of Jabez” by Bruce Wilkinson. We look forward to sharing together this powerful study on prayer. For more information, please contact Patti Searle at 516-658-7270.


Thank You Lunch for Annabelle Curtis on August 14 after church for her many years of dedicated service as MCC Organist. Please come and join us in honoring Annabelle.


Lawn Sale & Outside Lunch – September 9 & 10 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Please bring in items after August 20 and then leave them in Johnson Hall. 


Kick-off Sunday – September 11 after church with a cookout to celebrate the beginning of the Sunday School year.  More information to come.




Access video recordings of services and sermons by going 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 Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport, Pat DiConza (Lee’s neighbor), Sharon Dodge, 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), family of Sandy Jackson, Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, family of 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, Peggy Struck, Tom Taylor (Bud & Teddy’s nephew), Rosemary & Christine Towne, Harrison Tribou (Bud & Teddy’s Great Grandson), Savannah Tuttle (Bill & Darlene’s granddaughter), Joseph Underhill (Barbara Hall cousin), 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

             August 7, 2022



                 Manchester Community Church 

              “Where people count, and Christ is honored.”            

   Established 1833

       Pastor Alec Rogers