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Rev. Andy Blacksher Welcome If you have decided to make Manchester UMC your church home, we celebrate that decision and invite you to join thousands

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Livestream

You can view Manchester UMC’s livestream feed above and also through Facebook. All videos are also available on-demand through Manchester UMC’s Facebook page afterwards. You do

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Serving

Mission Opportunities

Manchester UMC is a church that strives to follow our scriptural calling to serve God by serving our neighbor. Putting our faith into action is

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Pastor's Note

You Are On The Clock

The first church I served as a solo pastor was the Zion United Methodist Church in Gordonville.  It was an open country church that was perched

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Pastor's Note

A Dream of Manchester UMC

The night before my first Monday as part of the staff of Manchester UMC, I had a dream. I dreamed I was packing a large suitcase. Evidently,

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Sermons

This Moment To Arise

Psalm 37:1-6. The transfiguration event revealed the identity of Jesus in a flash of light. The disciples witnessed it, but had to go back down

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Events & Activities (Children & Family)

Vacation Bible School 2024

Children ages 4 years old (and potty-trained) through rising 5th graders are invited to Camp Firelight Vacation Bible School! This year’s VBS will focus on the theme of

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Pastor's Note

The Church on the Hill

Sunday, February 11, 2024 will be my final day as the Lead Pastor of Manchester United Methodist Church. Bishop Farr will be appointing me to

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Pastor's Note

It’s About LOVE!

One of the prevailing themes of Scripture is love. Reading the sacred text, one could indeed make the case that “All You Need Is Love.”

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Pastor's Note

Whisper Words of Wisdom

This week we start a brand new worship series here at Manchester UMC. We’re calling it “Whisper Words of Wisdom: Spiritual Themes in the Music

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Incident Report

Please complete this online Incident Report form the same day as the incident or near miss. If that is not possible, please complete this form

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Pastor's Note

One at a Time

Sometimes, the numbers overwhelm me. The world is a really big place, and we have access to it all via hand-held devices that didn’t even

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Sermons

Give it to Caesar!

Mark 12:13-17. Jesus’s relationship with the governing authorities was fraught with tension. For much of his ministry, the powers that be were plotting against him,

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Sermons

Harsh Words

Luke 12:49-53. Today’s passage presents some of the harshest language we ever hear from the mouth of Jesus. Here Jesus says clearly that he has

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Sermons

Be a Blessing

Matthew 5:1-12. The Beautitudes are revolutionary; they completely transform our expectations about God’s blessings. The poor, the meek, the merciful…these are the ones who experience

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Youth

Youth Sunday Mornings

youth sunday mornings Come hang out with us on Sundays! Manchester Youth offer a variety of Sunday morning programming during the 9 & 11a worship

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Spring Programming

Check out these programs and connect! Manchester UMC has many opportunities to connect and there is something for ALL ages! learn | something for all

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Adult Groups

CONNECTION | Hospitality Groups

Hospitality Groups Hospitality groups at Manchester UMC are a group of people who enjoy welcoming and helping others.  Individuals are need your warmth and enthusiasm

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Social Justice

SOCIAL JUSTICE | Action

Social Justice teams in action Join a Social justice ministry teams If you are interested in getting more involved in social justice issues consider joining

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Human Resources

Employee Time Off Request

Manchester UMC employees should use the below form to request/report time off from work. When possible, please complete the form at least 1 month in

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About

Drama and Scenic Arts

The mission of the Manchester UMC Drama Ministry is to open the hearts and minds of those we serve through the use of dramatic arts,

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Social Justice

SOCIAL JUSTICE | Education

Upcoming Classes and Events March Heather Fleming Lunch & Learn “Victory Over Haman: Being Brave in a Time of Great Peril” Presenter: Heather Fleming, Founder

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About

ABOUT | MISSIONS

Serving Why Serve? Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various

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Adult Classes

ADULT | Leader Resources

Manchester UMC’s Adult Faith Formation Program provides opportunities to know God more deeply through intentional faith development and connection to community. Classes and Groups meet throughout the

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Social Justice

SOCIAL JUSTICE | Awareness

Join the ManchesterUMC Facebook page Stay up to date on what our Social Justice ministry is doing by joining the Manchester UMC Facebook page. Proposed

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About

ABOUT | SOCIAL JUSTICE

Social justice ministry Mission, Vision and Values The Mission of the Social Justice ministry is to do good, seek justice, and correct oppression through awareness,

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Adult Classes

ADULT | Catalog

Short Term Classes Classes 1 to 6 weeks Long Term Classes Classes 6+ weeks Sermon Reflection Study Groups Easy & join anytime This week’s classes

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About

Other Ensembles

Manchester United Methodist Church has a long-standing history of music and the worship arts. There are ensemble opportunities for musicians of all ages and experiences.

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Adult Groups

ADULT | Long Term Classes

All are welcome! Manchester UMC offers a variety of adult long term classes where you can connect with other people as you learn and grow

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Connecting

Community Dinners

Open to the public Join us for dinner! Multiple generations gather from 5:30 to 6:30p for an affordable community dinner in Fellowship Hall at Manchester

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About

MODERN WORSHIP

The vision for Modern Worship is to honor God by building up a community of people who desire to authentically live life in a way

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Adult Classes

ADULT | Short Term Classes

All Are welcome! Manchester UMC offers short term classes that cover a variety of timely and intriguing topics. These classes are from one to six

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About

ABOUT | YOUNG ADULTS

all are welcome About the Young Adult Ministry Here at Manchester, we know that different age groups have different needs.  Our young adult ministries provide

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About

what we believe

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

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