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At the Threshold

At the Threshold

It is amazing how the development of language in and of itself can teach us so much. For example… The English word “Advent” is the term for the four-week season prior to Christmas Day. It comes from the Latin word adventus. The Latin word adventus means arrival or approach. In ancient Rome there was a ceremony called an adventus that…
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Safer At Home Order

It is a beautiful sunshiny day today, Monday, and the sky is brilliant blue. I hope each of you had at least a few moments to be outside and breathe deeply. The best of all is, God is with us, no matter what. It was Friday the 13th in March when St. Louis County issued the…
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Summer Vacation

“How did you spend your summer vacation?”  The typical beginning-of-the-school-year essay will be a little weird this year. Like everything else in the “Season of Weirdness,” going on vacation in the year 2020 has been a very unusual experience for those who have been able to do so.  I just took two weeks off. We had planned…
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Art depicting the celebration of the Israelites.

Miriam Sang

Editor’s Note: Rev. Phil Estes is this week’s guest author. Don’t miss Phil’s sermon on Sunday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Once in a while Old Testament texts are the focus of a sermon. This is one of those times. Honestly, I’m more comfortable with the New Testament. So, isn’t it like God, during a time…
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Man reviewing content on an iPad.

Church Online

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Manchester UMC has moved its ministries online wherever possible. We will continue to live out our promise to be the church through “our prayers, our presence, our gifts, our service, and our witness.” Quick Links Sunday Worship Online Only via Facebook or on the website on Sundays at 9:30…
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