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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, education and action; one person, one connection at a time.

We envision a community where all creation is valued with dignity and worth.

As an expression of love, we embrace the values of  diversity, compassion, integrity, humility, and hope


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Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
James Baldwin
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Manchester UMC seeks to increase awareness about injustices in our world. 

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Manchester UMC strives to offer education about the circumstances leading to injustices.

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Check out opportunities to engage in action that help remedy the root causes of injustice. 

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Social Justice Events

Check out our upcoming classes and events!

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Pastor's Note

You Are On The Clock

The first church I served as a solo pastor was the Zion United Methodist Church in Gordonville.  It was an open country church that was perched on the top of a hill.  This vantage point offered a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. From the front steps of the church building,

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Pastor's Note

A Dream of Manchester UMC

The night before my first Monday as part of the staff of Manchester UMC, I had a dream. I dreamed I was packing a large suitcase. Evidently, I was traveling to some spot where I was to address a large group of people on a topic dealing with spiritual life. But I was having

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Exactly How Did I Get Here?

Romans 5:6-8. We all wonder how we got to the places we inhabit. Sometimes we muddle along and find ourselves in a place of great blessing. We receive more than we’ve given. But the opposite is also true: Sometimes we do our due diligence, but everything turns to mud. Problems

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