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

December 25, 2022 Christmas Day


           Manchester Community Church            

            December 25, 2022, 10:00 A.M

        Alexander Rodman Rogers, Pastor

                               Christmas Day



Welcome & Announcements                             Deacon Davenport


Call to Worship     “Come on Ring Those Bells”      Choir        

*Opening Hymn #133            “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”


Unison Reading #709                       Psalm 100

*Gloria Patri #623                 

Pastoral Prayer & Lord’s Prayer  



Offertory            “The Little Drummer Boy”                Lisa & Cindy    

*Doxology #625 & Prayer    


Anthem                 “Bethlehem’s Gift”                        Choir

(Children are dismissed to Sunday School)                            


Song Offering               “Mary Did You Know”          Jean & Joan

Scripture Reading                 Isaiah 9:2-7    


Sermon                                 “How Lovely Are Thy Branches”


*Hymn #136                              “The First Noel (Vss. 1,2,6)





*Please stand if you are able.


Minister of Worship                                              Pastor Alec Rogers

Deacon of the Day                                          Deacon Jean Davenport

Service Music                                                                   Lisa Harding

Ushers of the Day                       Karen Guillemette & Barbara Morse




     In Memory & Honor of:                                   Given By:

          (Poinsettias on the Altar)

Fred & Gladys Benner, Vincent &

Thelma Craig, Brothers, Harley

& Mannie Craig, and Sister Ellen                     Warren & Rose Benner

Gert & Lee Adams, Brother Lee                       Harry & Dee Dee Black

Brown and Chasse Families                            Tomas & Nancy Chasse

Rev. Donald Stanley Davenport,

Stanley & Ruth Davenport                               Jean Davenport & family

Joe & Claudia Arnold, Paul Gagnon

         and David P.                                            Arlene Gagnon, Gail & family

         Our Families                                                    Vernon & Nancy Gettig

Mary Godbout, Kathy Godbout, and

Brother Bob                                                     Dick Godbout

Bud Hallett, Floyd & Margaret Mosher,

Clarence & Clara Turner, and

Perley & Edith Hallett                            Deanna Mosher Hallett & family

Leroy Harrington                                      Margaret Harrington & family

Robert Blake and Don Herber                         Jackie Herber

Greg & Charlotte Page, Cliff Master,

Bob Master, Al Jackson and

Sonny Chavarie                                               Sandy Jackson & family

Our Parents                                                     Mike & Debra Johnson

Larry French, Edgar & Tressie Maddox            Jr. & Deb Maddox

Rev. Ernest B. Johnson &Jan Johnson             MCC Church

Clyde Morgan & Louise Morgan Perkins,

Roy Perkins                                         Joan & Debbie Morgan & family

Gerry Peabody and Gertrude Dodge     Annette, David, Doug Peabody

Nanna A. Ingham & Wm H. Ingham Jr and

Horatio R. Rogers                                            Rogers family

Bill & Isabelle Rollins and Debbie Rollins         Dee Rollins

Our mom, Nancy A. Root and our son

Spencer Bradford Root                                    Brian & Alyson Root

Leon Strout, Albert & Leonida Nadeau and

Everett & Carla Strout                                      Terry Strout & family

Mark & Phyllis, Wilson & Ethel,

Brothers Paul & Ronnie                                   Don & Lynn Sweeney

Rev. & Mrs. Norman Townsend and

Rev. & Mrs. Bradford Hess                  Alfred & BetteJeanne Townsend

Our Loved Ones                                                 Bud & Teddy Ware

Our Son Edward                                         Norman & Addie Weymouth 






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”

Family of Christie Allen (relative of Barbara Hall),
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), Carol Charest, Al Culmond, Addie Cumler, Joe Curtis, Logan Cutliffe, (Cutliffe’s grandson), Pat DiConza (Lee’s neighbor), Richard Dunlap, Louise Gagnon, Ryan Gauthier, Adelina Gragg (John’s granddaughter), T. Hallett, Lori Hoin, Darrell Hood (Jackie’s son-in-law), Luke Hopkins, Rebecca Jayne, Laureleen Whitney Jaynes & family, Diana Johnson, Kendra Kyes, Joshua, Adelaide Lake, Doug Lapp, Jackie Lemieux, Betty Locke, Louise, Eva McKinnon, Ron Margeson (Pastor Don’s brother), Maureen Maurice, Melody (Cindy’s friend), Lynn Messenger, Susan Miller, Bill Moore, Richard Newbegin, Dave Poulin, Bob Pushard, Julie Rogers, Olivia Rose Smith, Ciro Russo, Bob Seibert, 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


                               December 25, 2022



            Manchester Community Church 

               “Where people count, and Christ is honored.”            


                                  Established 1833

                          Pastor Alec Rogers