Manchester Community Church
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Where people count and Christ is honored.

September 18, 2022


            Manchester Community Church            

             September 18, 2022, 10:00 A.M

         Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor

                             Holy Cross


Welcome & Announcements                         Deacon Joan Morgan

Call to Worship                                                         Choir


*Opening Hymn #213            “Because He Lives” (Vss: 1,3)


Responsive Reading #658        Eternal Life           Deacon Morgan

*Gloria Patri #623


Installation of a Deacon      

Pastoral Prayer & Lord’s Prayer (debts)


Anthem     “How Deep the Father’s Love For Us”     Choir




*Doxology #625 & Prayer                                        


Hymn #204                    “Rock of Ages”   (Vss: 1,3,4)

Gospel Reading                       John 3:13-17     


Sermon                      “Crucifixus: Fixed to a Cross”


Song Offering          “At the Foot Of the Cross”        Lisa Harding





*Please stand if you are able.


Minister of Worship                                              Pastor Alec Rogers

Deacon of the Day                                              Deacon Joan Morgan

Service Music                                                                   Lisa Harding

Ushers of the Day                Deanna Mosher Hallett & Jackie Herber                                                                        

Coffee Hour:                                                              Patti Searle                 


Flowers on the altar are in memory of Louise Morgan Perkins given by her family.



Futures group meeting today after church.


Sing Alleluia! A new season of choir has begun.  If anyone would like to join, please speak with Lisa Harding.  Practices are Wednesdays at 6:15 PM.


Sign-up sheet to help the Burnhams on Saturday, September 24th is on the board in Johnson Hall.


PALS no kill Cat shelterthe date to have items in for the shelter has been changed to September 25th.





Events to come:

October 22nd               Chicken Pie Supper                 4:30 p.m.

November 19th            Baked Bean Supper                4:30 p.m.

December 2nd & 3rd      MCC Christmas Fair               9:00 a.m.






Access video recordings of services and sermons by going to bottom of MCC website homepage, click on 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), 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), Rebecca Jayne, Diana Johnson, Kendra Kyes, 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), Janye Varney, Spencer Walling, Teddy Ware, David Weiss Sr., (Bud & Teddy’s friend), 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 appointments.

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




  September 18, 2022


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            Manchester Community Church 

          “Where people count, and Christ is honored.”            



Established 1833

                            Pastor Alec Rogers