June Van Klaveren

Leadership Board Member: 2021-2023

June and her husband, Larry, are originally from Iowa and have been Manchester UMC members since 1977. Their two children, Allison and Paul, grew up at MUMC.

Over the years, June has served on Staff Parish Relations, Chancel Choir, Prayer Shawl Ministry, as photographer for special events, Sunday School and VBS teacher and others. Her passion is the music ministry of the church having sung in Chancel Choir for over 30 years.

With a degree from Iowa Wesley College, she is a graphic designer/communications specialist and founded Compelling Communications, Inc. in 1997. In addition to MUMC activities, June has been a volunteer with the St. Louis Humane Society, therapy dog “parent” for Duo, and is a NICU Cuddler at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

She is particularly excited about serving on the Leadership Board and looks forward to helping Manchester UMC fulfill its vision and mission!


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