Category: missions – seasonal

Coats to Donate

During the month of January, there was a coat drive at Manchester UMC to benefit LifeWise StL and Epworth Children and Family Services. Their clients were in need of warm coats for all ages and sizes. To help with this effort, there were over 150 coats donated. Thank you to everyone who donated! If questions,…
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Habitat for Humanity Logo

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 addition to shelter, our mission to create affordable housing opportunities in Saint Louis took on new meaning. Having a safe place to call home has never been more important, and…
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Planting 43

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 Park Neighborhood, on the corner of Pennsylvania & Winnebago, in South City, St. Louis.  Positioned on two abandoned lots, our garden features a small orchard, fruit and veggie plots, and extensive…
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MO-Hab

MO-Hab will celebrate 25 years of raising funds for Habitat for Humanity St Louis in 2022. 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 Habitat for Humanity St. Louis which lends a hand-up for families to afford a…
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Christmas Tree Lot

Christmas Tree Lot

Your support is one more way we can make a difference in our community! Since 1964, the Christmas Tree Lot has been operated by the United Methodist Men’s Group. There are over 1500 trees to choose from. Proceeds from the Christmas Tree Lot support local charities: Epworth Children & Families, LifeWise STL, Circle of Concern,…
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Red ripe apples

Apple Butter Days

A Manchester UMC Tradition since 1957 Every fall for over sixty years, our church gathers together to make and sell apple butter by hand. We slice apples Friday morning and cook them Saturday in large kettles over wood fires. There are plenty of opportunities to help. You can also stop by to watch, or just…
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Seasonal Missions

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 a core value that we seek to live out by helping those who are vulnerable and struggling among us. This happens through a variety of missional programs and activities that we…
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