Category: Caring

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Stephen Ministry

Sometimes difficult life situations that come our way such as loss of a job, a serious illness, divorce, loss of a loved one, and more. When they do, the care of a trained Stephen Minister may be just the emotional and spiritual support you need. Stephen Ministry During COVID-19 Stephen Ministers are available to our…
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Prayer Shawl Ministry

Since the Prayer Shawl Ministry began 14 years ago, over 2500 people have received prayer shawls and many others have received hats, scarves, and baby blankets –  all made by approximately 100 dedicated women at Manchester UMC. Prayer Shawls are available free of charge for anyone who needs extra love during difficult times, whether or…
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Greeting Card Ministry

Send messages of love and support to those on our prayer request list. Volunteer by completing the form below and someone will be in touch with you.

Hospital and Homebound Visitation

Illness and hospitalization can be a stressful life event. We would like to offer you both spiritual and emotional support during that time. Please contact the church office at 636.394-7506 Homebound During COVID-19 Our Visitation Care Team is a ministry of laity who meet regularly with our church’s home-bound members. Currently we are visiting by…
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Talk To A Pastor

Pastoral Care We all go through challenging circumstances, transitions, relational pain, and difficult seasons of life. At some time or another, everyone needs a little extra help. Have a spiritual question? Suffering a crisis of faith? Figuring out your next step at church? Coping with a serious illness? Dealing with relational conflict or family crisis?…
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Becoming a Stephen Minister

Stephen Ministers are laypeople. They are Christian men and women that initially receive over 50 hours of formal training to provide one-to-one care to people. Those people may be experiencing a difficult time in life: grief over the loss of a loved one, a divorce job loss chronic or terminal illness, relocation, and more How to Become a…
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Mary Martha Quilters

This group of ladies has a lot of history. Some of our quilters have been with this ministry for 30-40 years.  We range in age from 50s to 80s, but we are all young at heart. We meet every Monday, when church is open, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. with time for lunch and…
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