Category: Caring

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Hospitality: Donuts & Coffee

One of the fun ways to get to know people at Manchester UMC is to hang out between services for a little conversation and Coffee & Donuts. Sunday mornings, between both the 9a and 11a worship services, individuals gather in Fellowship Hall. The Donuts and Coffee ministry offers a selection of donuts, sometimes other baked…
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Greeting Card Ministry

Sending a card is a way to show someone is thinking about them, or wish them well, or proud of them. The Greeting Card Ministry sends out greeting cards with messages of love and support to those on our prayer request list and for special occasions. All materials, including cards, envelopes, addresses to send cards to,…
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Pew Crew

Pew Crew

Day: FlexibleTime: FlexibleLocations: Sanctuary and Chapel | Manchester UMCLeader: Corrine Thompson Join our crew in helping us straighten the pew racks and replenish supplies. You can join us weekly when you are available. No heavy lifting is required. No meetings and all supplies are provided. If you are interested in assisting this ministry, please complete…
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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 Ministers are not pastors, professional counselors, therapists, or physicians.…
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Prayer Shawl Ministry

Day: 3rd Wednesday of the month Time: 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Location: Fireside Room | Manchester UMC Leaders: June Van Klavern and Penny Klebe 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…
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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-19Our Visitation Care Team is a ministry of laity who meet regularly with our church’s home-bound members. Currently we are visiting by phone.…
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Join The Prayer Team

If you are interested in learning more about our Prayer Team, please complete the form below: Check out these related websites: Prayer Request Stephen Ministry Talk to a Pastor      

Talk With 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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Prayer Request

Prayer is an important part of our spiritual journey. No matter what we are experiencing, prayer is a powerful way to stay connected to a good and loving God. Prayer reminds us that we are never alone and that we do not need to face the challenges of this life in isolation. As a faith…
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Become 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. Stephen Ministers come from all walks of life. But, they all have one thing in common. Stephen Ministers share in a passion for bringing Christ’s love and care to people during a time…
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SPECIAL CLASS: GriefShare

The GriefShare classes are currently not meeting at Manchester UMC. If you are interested in attending a GriefShare class at another location, please click on the blue button. Description:  It may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now. If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably…
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Mary Martha Quilters

Day: MondaysTime: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Location: Room 222 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…
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