Meals & Ministries

Meals & Ministries

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
Oct. 5Pasta Bolognese & SaladModern Worship BandClosed
Oct. 12Hot dog or Brat, Chips & SaladChildren’s ChoirPurchase Meal
Oct. 19Chicken Parmesan, Pasta & SaladPiano Man, Tom LawrencePurchase Meal
Oct. 26Chicken Tetrazzini & SaladPipeSqueaks Concert at 6:30pPurchase Meal
Nov. 2Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Green beans & SaladDave Bennett & Amber HershPurchase Meal
Nov. 9Pulled Pork, Slaw, Baked Beans & SaladPiano Man, Tom LawrencePurchase Meal
Nov. 16Turkey, Sweet potatoes, Cranberries & SaladChildren’s ChoirPurchase Meal

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 10 meals scheduled for this Fall semester. You can choose from 5 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 (7 volunteers per week)
  • Front of House Crew (5 volunteers per week)

Descriptions of the 5 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 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.

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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