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

September 25, 2022

             Manchester Community Church            

             September 25, 2022, 10:00 A.M

         Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor



Welcome & Announcements                                   Deacon Morgan

Call to Worship         “Come Let Us Reason”           Choir


*Opening Hymn #354            “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms”


First Reading #                  Psalm 146                      Deacon Morgan

*Gloria Patri #623


Pastoral Prayer & Lord’s Prayer (debts)


Anthem        “Oh How He Loves You and Me”         Choir




*Doxology #625 & Prayer                                        


Hymn #350     “It’s So Sweet to Trust In Jesus”   (Vss. 1,3,4)


Gospel Reading                 Luke 16:19-31    


Sermon                       “Cries at Our Doorsteps”


Song Offering          “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”      Joan & Jean





*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:                        Jackie Herber & Deanna Mosher Hallett



Text Box: Announcements: 




Futures group meeting today after church.


PALS no kill Cat sheltertoday is the last day to bring in items for the shelter.


Sing Alleluia! A new season of choir has begunIf anyone would like to join, please speak with Lisa Harding.  Practices are Wednesdays at 6:00 PM. (Please note time change)


This is our one and only Dine-in “Chicken Pie” Supper of the year.  Menu: Chicken pie, gravy, potato, vegetables, cranberry sauce, biscuit & desserts.  A signup sheet will be in the front hall if anybody would like to make a dessert.  We are very proud to offer homemade desserts.


We plan on making extra chicken pies.  If you would like to order an uncooked chicken pie to take home for the freezer, a signup sheet will be in the front hall.  But don’t forget to come to the dine-in supper too.



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, 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), Al Culmond, Addie Cumler, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Pat DiConza (Lee’s neighbor), Sharon Dodge, Louise Gagnon, Ryan Gauthier, Adelina Gragg (John’s granddaughter), Mildred Gregor & family, T. Hallett, family of 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), Maureen Maurile, 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

Rose Benner, Senior Deacon 207-623-4461

Lisa Harding, Music Director 207-620-4132

Linda Sweeney, Treasurer 207-622-4536


September 25, 2022


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Manchester Community Church 

 “Where people count, and Christ is honored.”            

   Established 1833

   Pastor Alec Rogers