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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 programming and by addressing systemic barriers to their success.

LifeWise STL uses a model that is based on educational programming fused with personalized and supportive coaching. This evolution led us to choose LifeWise STL as our name, which conveys what we are all about — helping people at every age live wisely.

Spring Bling

Spring Bling Brunch & Auction

From roots to Wings

Saturday, April 13, 2024

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

You are cordially invited to join us on Saturday, April 13, 2024, for our annual Spring Bling Brunch & Auction! This year’s event has a theme of “Roots to Wings.” Our transformation programming helps women establish roots of economic and emotional health which empowers them to soar with wings into the future they envision!

Each year, Spring Bling is one of LifeWise StL’s most highly anticipated events. Guests can expect an empowering atmosphere, a delicious meal, and a silent and live auction featuring an array of designer handbags, beautiful accessories, and creative gift sets.

Join us in our efforts to enrich the lives of women in our area, while increasing our impact in the St. Louis community. We thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you!

Tickets:   Single Ticket – $75     Table of 8 – $550

Sponsorships and auction items are great appreciated!

donate & serve opportunitities

Manchester UMC works with partner agencies in collecting much needed items for their clients as well as ways to volunteer time.

Donate Much Needed Items

LifeWise StL clients are in need of these items:

  • Men’s apparel
  • Coats:  All sizes

Bring these items to the LifeWise Collection Bins, located near the main office.

THANK YOU, Volunteers!

On Saturday, August 12th, Manchester UMC volunteers served at LifeWise StL’s Back-to-School event where over 400 children and their families passed through the store and picked out their own brand new backpacks, school supplies, and new sneakers! 

Thank you all who gave their time to help St. Louis student start the school year with these much needed items!


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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