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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

And Also With You

& also with you by Laura Checkett, March 25, 2023 a return to love to guide us forward in this time; in this moment for this time; for this moment to love to see to know to be in community with each other with those who we don’t understand &

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Jesus was angry at the Pharisees for their hardness of heart, and it motivated him to heal the man’s hand. Embracing anger can be hard to do, especially since we are so often coached to avoid it. However, often those who are telling us to avoid anger are only doing

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“Confession is just spiritual language for truth-telling” (from the Arthur Riley devo). When we confess, sharing the truth about ourselves with God and with one another, it sets us free. We release those parts of us that are not authentic to who we are so that we are free to

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