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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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Social Justice

SOCIAL JUSTICE | Education

Upcoming Classes and Events May Lunch & Learn “Leading the Conversation on Alcohol and Drugs” Presenter: Stacie Zellin Tues, May 7 | 12-12:55p | Fellowship

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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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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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Serving

Season of Giving

God has given us the greatest gift of all, let’s give back with actions of faith this Season of Giving! From Nov. 25 – Dec.

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UMCOR Hurricane Relief
Missions - Offsite

UMCOR

United Methodist Committee on Relief As the humanitarian relief and development arm of The United Methodist Church, UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) responds to

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Serving

Walk Justly Conference

october 20-21, 2023 The (re)inhabit conference is for those leaning into our calling to tend the wellbeing of the earth, our communities, and our own very flesh…and

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Mission Leader Gathering

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024 10 a.m. to Noon Mission Leaders are invited to gather and connect with one another. There will be opportunities to share

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Missions - Offsite

HomeFirst STL

Everyone deserves a safe home of their own. HomeFirst STL helps people transition out of homelessness and into a hope-filled future. When people lack the

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Weekend Opportunities

Sunday Phone Assistance

Day:  Sundays and Special Days during the week when neededTimes:  10:00 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.Location: Church Office | Manchester UMCLeader: Lisa Melton, Receptionist/Children’s & Youth

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Connecting

Conversation about Our History

Date: Sunday, August 8, 2021Time:  7:00 p.m.Location: Sanctuary | Manchester UMC (Near the intersection of Hwy 141 & Manchester Road) and Live StreamGuest Panel: Jeffrey Pasley, Peter Kastor,

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Missions - Offsite

LifeWise STL

lifewise stl Helping people at every age live wisely The mission of LifeWise STL is to help individuals and families achieve economic well-being by providing high-impact, relationship-based

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Missions - Offsite

Give Local, Build Local

Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. In a year when home became schoolhouse, office, and sanctuary in

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Missions - Onsite

Bike Rehab

Mission The Bike Rehab ministry is a volunteer group whose mission is to collect, refurbish and distribute safe, used bicycles through charity and non-profit partners,

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Events & Activities (Young Adults)

One for the Crow Plant Space

Manchester UMC is proud to partner with and support One for the Crow Plant Space.  This is a volunteer run Community Garden in the Gravois

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Blood Drive
Missions - Onsite

Blood Drives

Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. It is essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses, and traumatic injuries. Blood drives are a

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Missions Team

Kendall Conway

Missions Team Member: 2022-2024. Kendall Conway is currently an 10th grader at Parkway West High School. Kendall is very active in youth and serves on

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John Himpel
Missions Team

John Himpel

Missions Team Member: 2020-2023. John has been members at Manchester UMC since 1975. He has served on almost every board and committee at MUMC. Among

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Missions Team

Heather Kellenberger

Ex-OfficioMissions Team Member. Heather began attending Manchester UMC in 2010 as part of the youth group. After high school, Heather was an active member of

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Missions Team

Mark Lashly

Missions Team Member: 2022-2024. Mark Lashly and his wife, Susie, have called Manchester UMC their church home since joining in 1974. We have two married

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Becky Ungles
Missions Team

Becky Ungles

Missions Team Member: 2022-2024. Becky and her husband, Brian, have been members at MUMC since moving to Ballwin in 2003. Becky, originally from Arlington Heights,

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Serving

Rainbow Stoles

Why are people at MUMC wearing rainbows? We wear rainbows to call attention to our welcoming stance and to show solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community. 

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Social Justice

No Hate Yard Signs

“We love because God first loved us. Those who say, “I love God,” and hate their brothers or sisters, are liars; for those who do

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Featured Events

MO-Hab

Our Mission Statement MO-Hab is committed to raising funds and awareness for adequate and affordable housing. MO-Hab sponsors benefit bicycle rides to raise funds for

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Missions - Offsite

Epworth Children and Family Services

Epworth is a United Methodist-related community nonprofit with the mission of helping children, youth and families move toward self-sufficiency by focusing on health, housing, education

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Christmas Tree Lot

sponsored by the united Methodist men Your support is one more way we can make a difference in our community! Since 1964, the Christmas Tree

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Serving

Missions Grants

What is the Missions Grants? We desire to be good stewards of the generosity of our parishioners, and endeavor to use our resources responsibly to

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Apple Butter Days

A MANCHESTER UMC TRADITION SINCE 1957 For over sixty years, the Manchester UMC volunteers gather together to make and sell apple butter by hand.  The

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Social Justice

Show Me Democracy

Sunday, August 18, 201912:30 – 3:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall On Sunday, August 18, 2019 we joined in commemorating the 5th Anniversary of the Ferguson Uprising!

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Missions - Offsite

The Literacy Project

THE LITERACY PROJECT HAS EXPANDED TO FOUR SCHOOLS FOR THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR! Manchester UMC has partnered with The Gathering, to combine our resources for

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Market for Missions

No Market for Missions for 2024 There will be no 2024 Market for Missions at Manchester UMC.  Please check back on this website for information

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Students learn English together in a classroom.
Missions - Onsite

ESL Classes

Manchester UMC partners with the Parkway-Rockwood Area Adult Education and Literacy/English as a Second Language Program to host ESL and Citizenship classes on site. Since

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Weekend Serving Roles

There are so many ways you can get involved and help others at Manchester UMC. Our weekend services provide a wide-range of serving opportunities for

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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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Missions - Offsite

Missions | Off-Site

On-Site Missions Explore Missional Opportunities Manchester UMC is a church that strives to follow our scriptural calling to serve God by serving our neighbor. Putting

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Missions - Onsite

Missions | On-Site

On-Site Missions Explore Missional Opportunities Manchester UMC is a church that strives to follow our scriptural calling to serve God by serving our neighbor. Putting

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Seasonal Missions

Manchester umc seasonal missions Seasonal Mission Opportunities Manchester UMC is a church that strives to follow our scriptural calling to serve God by serving our

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Missions - Offsite

Bridge Bread

Bridge Bread is a social entrepreneurship initiative designed to provide job opportunities for homeless/formerly homeless individuals.  The goal is to help disadvantaged and marginalized people engage in

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Missions - Offsite

Early Response Team

“In the hours and days after disaster, those who survive are looking for anything to give them hope.  ERT can provide the kind of immediate

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Missions - Onsite

Mary Martha Quilters

Day: MondaysTime: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Location: Room 222Leader:  J.J. Hancock This group of ladies has a lot of history. Some of our quilters have

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Missions - Onsite

Food 4 Kids

Food 4 Kids ministry Food 4 Kids Mission For some school-age children who receive reduced/free lunches at school, the weekends can be a time of hungry

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Missions - Onsite

Sneakers with Soul

Sneakers with Soul works with local social service agencies such as LifeWise Stl and Epworth Children and Family Services, as well as area school districts

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Personal Essentials Ministry

personal essentials ministry Helping restore human dignity What if you had to choose between buying food or toilet paper? For many in the community, affording

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Habitat Volunteers
Missions - Offsite

Habitat for Humanity

habitat for humanity st. louis Building Homes, Building Hope, Building St. Louis Habitat for Humanity St Louis (HFHSTL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating

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Season of Giving

God has given us the greatest gift of all, let’s give back with actions of faith this Season of Giving! From Nov. 25 – Dec. 23 Manchester UMC celebrates...

UMCOR

United Methodist Committee on Relief As the humanitarian relief and development arm of The United Methodist Church, UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) responds to natural or civil disasters...

Walk Justly Conference

october 20-21, 2023 The (re)inhabit conference is for those leaning into our calling to tend the wellbeing of the earth, our communities, and our own very flesh…and for those wondering how...

Conversation about Our History

Date: Sunday, August 8, 2021Time:  7:00 p.m.Location: Sanctuary | Manchester UMC (Near the intersection of Hwy 141 & Manchester Road) and Live StreamGuest Panel: Jeffrey Pasley, Peter Kastor, Nick ReinhardtModerator: State Representative Trish...