Category: What We Believe

LGBTQ Reconciling Ministry

“We affirm all persons as equally valuable in the sight of God. We therefore work toward societies in which each person’s value is recognized, maintained, and strengthened.” -United Methodist Social Principles paragraph 162. Our Work The LGBTQ Reconciling Ministries Team is under the umbrella of Manchester UMC’s Social Justice Ministry.  This is a team of…
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New to our Church?

Welcome to Manchester United Methodist Church, an inclusive community of people who love Christ deeply, worship him passionately, and serve him boldly. On these pages we hope you find some helpful information about our church and some of the different ways that we are making a difference in Christ’s name.  We also hope that you…
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Our History

The historic Chapel and Church Cemetery serve as a reminder of Manchester United Methodist Church’s rich and long history as one of the oldest congregations in the St. Louis area. Methodist services were held in private homes as early as 1798. Prior to the Louisiana Purchase, Catholicism was the official religion of this area, and…
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Our Philosophy

We believe all children should have the opportunity to grow and learn to their fullest potential. We recognize each child as special and unique. We enhance the development of a positive self-concept by providing developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for success. We encourage young learners as they grow toward independence, confidence and responsibility. Our Families…
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