Community Dinners (M & M)

Community Dinners (M & M)

On Wednesdays this Fall, multiple generations will gather from 5:30 to 6:30p for an affordable community dinner in Fellowship Hall at Manchester UMC.

Known as Meals and Ministries (M&Ms), this is an excellent opportunity to connect with others while enjoying delicious food, fun entertainment, and optional programs afterwards.

Make a Reservation

Weekly Individual Meal Purchase:

  • $7 per adult
  • $3 per child
  • $20 maximum per household

NOTE: Registration is required by the Sunday before the meal. Meals are subject to change.

WednesdayMenuEntertainmentRegistration
Jan. 18 &
Semester Pass
Chicken Tetrazzini, Roll, SaladPiano Man, Tom LawrenceOpen Soon
Jan. 25Lasagna, Bread, SaladPadre and the PulseOpen Soon
Feb. 1Meatloaf, Potatoes, Green beans, SaladThe White-Rose DuoOpen Soon
Feb. 8Chicken Pot Pie, Baked Apples, SaladDave Bennett & The MethodOpen Soon
Feb. 15Chicken Strips, Green Beans & SaladChildren’s ChoirOpen Soon
Feb. 22Breakfast Egg Casserole, Sausage Links, Hash brown, BiscuitWoods Mill EnsembleOpen Soon
Mar. 1Pork Loin with Gravy, Carrots, SaladTBDOpen Soon
Mar. 8Chicken Tetrazzini, Bread, SaladGrace NotesOpen Soon
Mar. 15Corned Beef & Cabbage, Corn Bread, FruitModern Worship UnpluggedOpen Soon
Mar. 22No MealSpring BreakOpen Soon
Mar. 29Stadium Hot Dog, Chips, SaladChildren’s ChoirOpen Soon
Apr. 5No MealHoly WeekOpen Soon
Apr. 12Sloppy Joes, Mac & Cheese, SaladPadre and the PulseOpen Soon
Apr. 19Chicken Enchiladas, Beans & RiceTBDOpen Soon
Apr. 26Chicken Divan, Potatoes, SaladWoods Mill EnsembleOpen Soon
May 3Hamburger, Tater Tots, SaladChildren’s ChoirOpen Soon
May 10Ham, Party Potatoes, SaladTBDOpen Soon

NOTE: Registration is required by the Sunday before the meal. Meals are subject to change.

A very limited number of meals will be available for Walk-Ins.

Wednesday Night Programs

There are many programs available to ALL on Wednesday evenings. Click on the links below for more information.

Wednesdays

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Meals & Ministries

6:30 p.m. and After

Childcare is available from 4:30-5:30p and 6:30-8:30p with advance registration.

Sign Up to Help with Meals & Ministries

Help make the Meals and Ministry (M&M) program possible by signing up to volunteer for one or more of the 15 meals scheduled for this Spring semester. You can choose from different volunteer roles/positions based on your interests (e.g. cooking, serving, organizing, etc.) and availability. Support and training is provided for those volunteering in new roles. Your meal is FREE on the weeks you volunteer!

Weekly Leader Positions

  • Head Chef – Kitchen Leader (1 volunteer per week)
  • Front of House – Fellowship Hall Leader (1 volunteer per week)

Weekly Crew Positions

  • Meal Coordinator (1 volunteer per week)
  • Kitchen Crew (6 volunteers per week)
  • Front of House Crew (5 volunteers per week)

Descriptions of the available volunteer roles/positions are available here.

Sign-up Now to Volunteer (Flexible Schedules)

Sign-up to volunteer now by clicking the below button. Choose the week(s) and role(s) you’d like to serve and click submit when finished.

Meals & Ministries Mission

On Wednesdays this Spring, multiple generations will gather from 5:30 to 6:30p for an affordable community dinner in Fellowship Hall at Manchester UMC. Known as Meals and Ministries (M&Ms), this is an excellent opportunity to connect with others while enjoying delicious food, fun entertainment, and optional programs afterwards.

Meals & Ministries Purpose
  • Provide a convenient and affordable meal option for all generations and life stages
  • Create connections and deepen relationships within the congregation
  • Engage more people in weekly discipleship through serving and learning opportunities
  • Offer participants an easy way to invite others to experience Manchester UMC
  • Foster greater collaboration among all Wednesday evening programs and participants

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