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November 13, 2022

          Manchester Community Church            

           November 13, 2022, 10:00 A.M    

       Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor



Welcome & Announcements                                   Deacon Morgan


Call to Worship      “You Are My Hiding Place”        Choir  


*Opening Hymn #51     “Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah”


First Reading                   Isaiah 65:17-25                 Deacon Morgan  

*Gloria Patri #623     


Pastoral Prayer & Lord’s Prayer



Offertory                          “My Tribute”                       Jean & Joan

*Doxology #625 & Prayer                                        


Anthem                        “Here I Am, Lord”                  Choir

(Children are dismissed to Sunday School)                            


Gospel Reading                 Luke 21:5-19


Sermon                          “Hallowed Halls & Harbingers”


Closing Hymn #231              “Jesus Shall Reign”






*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 & Mary Palange 

Coffee Hour                                   Debbie Maddox & Sandy Jackson





Futures meeting today after church and Thursday at 5 p.m.


Missions will be donating $300 to the Red Cross for hurricane victims and $300 to the Augusta Food Bank.


The choir is inviting anyone that would like to join them, please speak with Lisa Harding.  Practices are Wednesdays at 6:00 PM.


We were asked where the sign-up sheet was for the November 19th supper, so we have put it up in the front hallway.  If anybody would like to sign-up for any of the food items needed, please do so.


We are looking for rolls of different colored holiday ribbon 1½ to 3” wide with wire in them to make bows.  To donate, please drop them off in the basket in the back of the sanctuary, as soon as possible.


Real Christmas Wreaths for sale. If you have not ordered your wreath, please do so as soon as possible.  There are order forms on the back table in the sanctuary. Please fill them out and give it to Deanna or leave it in the Clerk’s mailbox.  We will also have extra bows available.


Women’s Advent Bible Study will be meeting on Wednesdays, November 30, December 7, 14 and 21 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.  We will be studying the book of Luke.  Please sign-up with Patti Searle (516-658-7270), Leigh Seibert (908-377-1353) or Bette Jeanne Townsend (631-786-1543).


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), family of Sharon Dodge, Richard Dunlap, Louise Gagnon, Ryan Gauthier, Adelina Gragg (John’s granddaughter), T. Hallett, Darrell Hood (Jackie’s son-in-law), Luke Hopkins, 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



          November 13, 2022





   Manchester Community Church 

          “Where people count, and Christ is honored.”            



           Established 1833

                          Pastor Alec Rogers