About Manchester UMC

About Manchester UMC

Manchester United Methodist Church is a 2,600-member congregation that traces its roots back to 1826. The church is one of the largest United Methodist congregations in the United States and is located in West St. Louis County of Missouri. The church is an inclusive community where all are welcome.


We extend God’s love and grace to ALL people. Therefore, as we journey toward a greater understanding of one another, we respect our human family’s diversity of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental ability, family structure, marital status, socioeconomic status, education, political perspective, faith history and life experience.


We are called to be an inclusive community of people who love Christ deeply, worship him passionately, and serve him boldly.

We are called to make a difference for Christ by transforming church and community.


Manchester UMC offers a variety of relevant and engaging worship experiences. Learn more.


The story of Manchester UMC dates back to the early 1800’s and new chapters continue to be written. Learn More


Meet the pastors and staff of Manchester UMC. Learn More


Meet those responsible for Manchester UMC’s missional and strategic direction. Learn More


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