News from Manchester UMC

News from Manchester UMC


Circle of Friends enjoys a visit from the West County Fire Department

The World is So Big, The Need is So Great, Where to Begin?
Saturday, October 23
Chapel (Online)
4p – Traditional Casual
Rev. Stephanie Lendt

Look Out
Sunday, October 24 
8a – Prayer (Chapel)
9a – Modern (Sanctuary)
11a – Traditional (Sanctuary)
Rev. Andy Bryan

Worship services are also streamed live on Facebook and our website

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Transgender Q&A
Wednesday, October 27 / 7p
Join this informative question and answer session with Stephanie Thurmer, cofounder of the Metro Transgender Umbrella Group. Learn more.

October 31 / 7p
Don’t miss this fiendish night for the whole family to enjoy featuring organist, John Cargile. Learn more.


Backstage Pass
Wednesday, November 17 / 7p
Rev. Andy Bryan explains how The United Methodist Church, Manchester UMC and individual clergy go about choosing which social and political topics to address. Learn more.

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Halloween Party
Sunday, October 24 / 4-6p
Youth in grades 6-12 are invited to a “spooky” evening of Halloween themed games, activities, and a costume contest. Learn more.

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High School Retreat
November 12-14
All Youth in grades 9-12 are invited to attend a relaxing weekend away with friends. Learn more.

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Friday Night Hangs
1st & 3rd Fridays / 7-9p
Join Young Adults ages 18-40 every other week as they hang out on the porch or around the fire pit. The next hang is Friday, November 5! Learn more.


Saturday, November 13 / 7-10p
Young adults ages 18-40 are invited to watch & discuss Pans Labyrinth. Learn more.

Sundays / 1-2p (Online Only)
Young adults ages 18-40 are invited to study, The Animate Faith Practices. Learn more.

Adult Classes and Groups
Beyond Books

Evening Book Club
October 27 / 7-9p
Discuss the book, The Widows. Learn more.

Doing Theology Together

Doing Theology Together
Wednesdays, November 3 / 4:30p
Join Pastors Andy and Winter and explore essays and concepts from theologians and biblical scholars using postmodern methods. Learn More.

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Saving Grace
Wednesdays, Starting November 3
Discuss the book, Saving Grace: A Guide to Financial Well-Beingand address the topics of saving, earning, giving, spending, and debt. Learn more.

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Habitat Volunteers

Habitat for Humanity
Saturday, November 6 / 7:45a – 4p
Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity and build a homes in the St. Louis area. Learn more.

Food 4 Kids
Join in the battle against food insecurity among St. Louis area children by volunteering, donating food, or through your financial contributions. Learn more.

Blood Drive
Saturday, November 13 / 8:30a-2p
Schedule your appointment or sign up to volunteer at the next blood drive at Trinity Lutheran Church. Learn more.

Bike Rehab
Thursdays / 8a-2p
Help clean or fix up bikes that have been donated. No experience needed. Learn more.

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Landscaping Ministry
Meet quarterly to keep the church grounds looking well-maintained. Learn more.

Latest COVID-19 Protocols
View Manchester UMC’s latest COVID-19 protocols. Learn more.

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Leadership Board Meeting
Sunday, October 24 / 3-5p
The Leadership Board, the governing body of Manchester UMC, will meet on October 24. 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