News from Manchester UMC

News from Manchester UMC


Sewing for Missions met to make cot sheets for LifeWise StL & Epworth

A Jar Never Empty
Saturday, January 29 – Chapel

4p – Traditional Casual
Sunday, January 30 – Sanctuary
9a – Modern, 11a – Traditional
Rev. Andy Bryan

Worship services are also streamed live on Facebook and our website


New Member Class
February 6 / 12:30p
Learn about the history, values, beliefs, & how to grow, serve, & connect in various ways. Register by January 30. Learn more.

Meals & Ministry
Returns February 2
M&M offers a delicious meal for a great price from tasty local restaurants. Learn more.

Hooray for Hollywood

Night at the Bistro
February 5
The Youth Ministry is hosting their annual Night at the Bistro event. This year’s theme is “Hooray for Hollywood”. Tickets on sale now! Learn more.

New Sermon Series
Beginning February 6
This series, Life, Death, and Disney, will focus on how four different movies deal with death (and life) and what Biblical connections we might be able to make.

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Register by February 9
This is a transitional program for 4th & 5th graders that will help as they move from Children’s Ministry into Youth Ministry. Learn more.

Scout Sunday
Sunday, February 13
Scouting medals will be awarded at Manchester UMC at the 11a worship service. Learn more.

Adult Classes and Groups

Lydia Circle
February 3 / 9:30a
Guest speaker, Erin Bryan, will share information about her family’s experiences in fostering children. Learn more.

Learn to Tat
February 5 / 9-11a
Learn how to needle tat and make a small tatted project. Learn more.

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Saving Grace
Weds, Feb. 9 – Mar. 23 / 6:30p
Discuss the book, Saving Grace: A Guide to Financial Well-Being to learn more about financial stability and discipleship. Learn more.

Matter of Balance
Thursdays, Feb. 10 – March 31 / 10a
An evidence based program designed to reduce fear of falling and improve activity levels. Learn more.

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Accessibility Campaign Manchester Social Justice Ministry is sponsoring a yearlong campaign in order to assess and improve church facilities, programs, and culture. Learn more.

Embodiment of Love Donations
Self-care items for our partner agencies will be collected throughout the month of February. Learn more.

Sewing for Missions Thank You
The team completed 52 sheets and are on track to donate over 75 to LifeWise StL. Thank you to all the volunteers!

Donate Warm Coats
LifeWise StL and Epworth are collecting all sizes of new or gently used coats. Drop off in the Collection Bins by the church office. Learn more.

Pajama Donations
Sunday school classes, Children’s choirs, and Circle of Friends Preschool will be collecting pajamas during February. Learn more.

Epworth Events
Various Days/Times
Serve lunches for youth who have no secure housing. Learn more.

Blood Drive

Blood Drive Thank You
Over 50 participants made a blood donation, helping over 140 hospital patients. Learn more.

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Enroll in Circle of Friends
Open enrollment begins Monday, January 31. Learn more.

Backstage Pass
February 2 / 7p
Join Rev. Andy Bryan as he shares ideas about: “financial discipleship”, the church’s budget process, & MORE! Attend in-person or online. Learn more.

Congratulations Rev. Jim Peich
Lets celebrate seminary graduate, Rev. Jim Peich, during the 9 & 11a worship services on Sunday, January 30. Rev. Andy Bryan will present Jim with his Master of Divinity as well as his academic hood.

Internships Available
Manchester UMC has been awarded grants for the purpose of offering paid internships at the church for college-age and young adult individuals. Learn more.

Become a Communion Attendant
Aid in the set up of communion stations and elements. Learn more.

About Manchester UMC
Manchester UMC is a 2,700-member congregation that traces its roots to 1826. Located in West St. Louis County, the church is an inclusive community where all are welcome, wanted and loved.  Learn more.

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Manchester United Methodist Church
129 Woods Mill Road
Manchester, MO 63011