News from Manchester UMC
|UMC Disaster Response Set Up to Aid Flood Victims.|
Live in Love: Interpretation(s)
Saturday, August 13
Chapel / 4p / Traditional Casual
Sunday, August 14
Fellowship Hall / 9a / Modern
Sanctuary / 11a / Traditional
Rev. Andy Bryan
August 27 / 8:30a-2p
This drive will be hosted at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Learn more.
August 28 / 11a-2p
SAVE THE DATE! Reunite in fun and fellowship at Manchester UMC’s Homecoming! Everyone is welcome to join in the celebration of being together in community. Learn more.
Walk Justly Conference
Manchester UMC will host more than 13 guest speakers of diverse backgrounds and callings at this year’s Walk Justly Conference. Registration closes October 1! Learn more.
Summer Food & Fellowship
August 12 / 6-8p
The Young Adults Ministry will be gathering at Urban Chestnut Midtown Brewery & Biergarten for food & fellowship! Come and go as you please! Learn more.
Begins September 11 / 9:30a
This group will kick off the fall season by studying Philip Yancy’s book, What’s So Amazing About Grace?. Learn more.
Begins September 13 / 9:30a
Adam Hamilton discusses untangling the knots of fear and truly embracing Jesus’s recurring counsel to his followers. Learn more.
Banned Books Club
September 14 / 6:15p
A couple of Youth Parents, who are also Rockwood Middle School teachers, are hosting a monthly book club. Learn more.
What We Talk About
When We Talk About God
September 14-October 5 / 6:30p
Bestselling author, Pastor Rob Bell, explains why both culture and the church resist talking about God. Learn more.
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Call or text 988 to reach the NEW Suicide & Crisis Lifeline if you or someone else is in mental/emotional distress. 988 is staffed 24/7 by trained crisis professionals. Learn more.
Food 4 Kids
Volunteers, food, and financial donations are needed to support this ministry. Learn more.
August 27 OR September 17
This is the perfect opportunity to get engaged in disaster response work. Join in person in Columbia. Trainings are limited to 20 people each. Learn more.
Epworth Back-to-School BBQ
September 8 / 4-7:30p
Come out to help prepare and serve food at the Drop-In Center in Normandy. Must be 21 years or older. Learn more.
Donations Are Needed
Manchester UMC’s partner agencies are collecting much needed items. You can view a full list online. Learn more.
After nearly 23 years of faithful service to Jesus Christ, Carolyn Langston has decided to retire as Pastoral Assistant/Congregation Care Coordinator. Notes of appreciation can be sent to the church office. Learn more.
Updated Office Hours
The office hours of the Main Office have changed to Monday-Thursday, 9a-4p. The office will be closed on Fridays.
Senior Social Drop-In
Starting September 8 / 9a-Noon
This fun, new group will meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month to connect in fellowship! Learn more.
Director of Congregational Care
This part-time role develops, organizes, and manages the congregational care programs of Manchester UMC. Learn more.
Meals & Ministries
Begins Wednesday Sept. 14 / 5:30p
Join in this multi-generational, affordable dinner that is open to the community! Optional programming is offered afterwards. Learn more.
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Manchester United Methodist Church
129 Woods Mill Road
Manchester, MO 63011