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, so that they might hear, understand, and personally identify with the word of God.

Drama and scenic arts

Students performing drama for Sunday school.

Acts of Faith

Dramas for worship and other productions are cast from this group. All are welcome!

Scenic Arts Team

This team has fun providing everything from simple props to full scale sets! Creative artists and engineers, painters and builders are invited to join!

Lay Readers

Lay Readers participate in Saturday and Sunday services by reading Scripture each week.

AV/Technical Support

This crew provides support with costume construction and assistance, make-up, props, stage crew, backstage assistance, technical support and more.

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If interested in joining one of these groups or wanting more information, please fill out the form below or email Emily Pikaard.


Pastor's Note

The Missouri Annual Conference

Every year, United Methodists from all across the Missouri Conference gather together for our annual meeting. This year, the meeting will be Friday June 9 through Sunday June 11 in St. Charles. Manchester UMC will be represented there by Revs. Andy Bryan, Phil Estes, Winter Hamilton, and Jim Peich. Our

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My Chains Fell Off

Conversion is a key idea in Wesleyan theology, and was a central part of the faith stories of both John and Charles. And conversion isn’t about going from “non-Christian” to “Christian.” Conversion can happen in the lives of believers, also. Conversion is a change that is worked in the lives

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Pastor's Note

Charles in Charge

Charles Wesley was the poet of the birth of Methodism. In his lifetime, he composed thousands of hymns! His beautiful words captured the theology, the spirit, and the energy of the Methodist movement with vivid elegance. Charles was one of the children of Susannah Wesley, who was a profound spiritual

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