News from Manchester UMC

News from Manchester UMC

Manchester UMC’s 9th Annual Trivia Night.

Chim Chim Cheree
Saturday, January 28
Chapel / 4p / Traditional Casual

Sunday, January 29
Fellowship Hall / 9a / Modern
Sanctuary / 11a / Traditional
Rev. Jim Peich 

Worship services are also streamed live on Facebook and our website

We Shall Overcome
Sunday, February 5 / 7p
Celebrate Black History month with the glorious sounds of the Manchester UMC Colby Pipe Organ. Featuring music by Black composers and arrangers with organist, John Cargile. Learn more.

New Member Class
Sunday, February 12 / 12:30-2:30p
If you have decided to make Manchester UMC your church, this class will provide a path to membership while learning about the church’s beliefs, history, culture & practices. Learn more.

Epworth Drop-In Center
2nd Fri. & 4th Weds. / 11:30a-2:30p
Prepare and serve lunches for teens who have no secure housing at the Drop-in Center in Normandy. Enjoy fellowship and make a difference in the lives of youth. Learn more.

Youth Lock-Ins
Feb. 3-4 (MS) | Feb. 10-11 (HS)
Middle & high school will meet on different weekends but both events will feature an off-site trip, tons of food, worship, & fun with friends all night long. Friends are welcome at both events! Registration for the Middle School Lock-In ends on January 29. Learn more.

Night at the Bistro
March 3 & 4
Manchester Youth will present a night of fun, gourmet food, a silent auction & entertainment as guests immerse themselves in the delicious world of Candyland. Tickets on now. Learn more.

YA Dinner
February 10 / 6-8p
Join the Young Adult ministry for food and fellowship at Mike Duffy’s in Town & County. Let us know you are coming so we know what size table we need. Learn more.

Holy Ghost Haunts

How the Holy Ghost Haunts
Mondays, Jan. 30-Feb. 20 / 6:15p
This class will take a look at the genealogy of Jesus found in Matthew 1 & the way it corresponds to four women who were sexually compromised in the Old Testament. Learn more.

Banned Books Club
Wednesday, February 1 / 6:15p
Two Youth Parents who are Rockwood Middle School teachers host a monthly book club. Drop kids off and come join for fellowship and fun! Register to learn more about what book is next! Learn more.

Lydia Circle

Lydia Circle
Thursday, February 2 / 9:30a
This group offers you the chance to love yourself and treat yourself to better health and vigor with a program on Chair Yoga. Newcomers are welcome! Learn more.

Blood Drive

The Red Cross Blood Drive at Manchester UMC took place on January 21st. The Drive collected 46 Units to help alleviate the urgent need for blood in our community. Thank you to all who volunteered and who came out to donate blood! Learn more.


Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, February 7 / Noon-12:45p
Manchester UMC member and former State Representative, Trish Gunby, will present on “Bodily Autonomy: What it Means & Why it Matters.” Bring your own lunch. Learn more.

Mission Leader Gathering
Saturday, February 11 / 10a-Noon
Manchester UMC mission leaders will gather to discuss 2023 Mission Event Dates as well as looking at goals for the upcoming year for our ministries. Learn more.

Save the Dates
MO-Hab begins the 2023 bike, walk or run season in support of Habitat for Humanity St. Louis. There are several events and ways to plug in. Beginners welcome. Learn more.

Food Pantry

What & How to Donate
Each month, Manchester UMC works with partner agencies in collecting much needed items for their clients. These items are being collected in the Missions Collection Bins, located by the church office. Learn more.

M&M Volunteers 43

Community Dinners
Wednesday, Feb. 1 / 5:30-6:30p
Meatloaf, potatoes, green beans, and salad will be served! The White-Rose Duo will be the featured entertainment. Register by Sunday, Jan. 29Learn more.

Children’s Choir
Wednesday / 4:30-5:45p
All children in grades K-5, are invited to join together to build community through music. Rehearsals will resume January 18. It’s a great way to start off 2023. Learn more.

Men’s Gospel Chorus
Forming Now
If you love to sing and have enjoyed the sounds of groups like the Good News Quartette, then this might be a great way for you to plug into the life of the church. Learn more.

Circle of Friends Preschool
Registration Now Open
Enroll your child for the the 23/24 school year! Children from ages one-year to five-years old are welcome to be apart of this play-based preschool. Learn more.

The Church On The Hill
A printing of the second edition of the sold-out book The Church on the Hill is in consideration by the Historical Ministry. We are currently gaging interest in ordering. Learn more.

About Manchester UMC
Manchester UMC is a 2,600-member congregation that traces its roots to 1826. Located in West St. Louis County, the church is an inclusive community where God’s love and grace is extended to all.  Learn more.

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