Tag: communion

Five Essential Practices

At a recent gathering of Manchester leaders, I was asked about my expectations of church members. It was a great question, a really good way to think about our pastoral transition. As the Lead Pastor of Manchester UMC, what would I expect of the members of this congregation? The answer I gave came to mind…
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Weekend Serving Roles

There are so many ways you can get involved and help others at Manchester UMC. Our weekend services provide a wide-range of serving opportunities for all ages, abilities, schedules and preferences. Check out some of the most popular ways to help and make a difference on the weekends. If you’d like help in choosing a…
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Infant baptism with pastors and parents.

Baptism & Communion

As with many Protestant Churches, we recognize the two sacraments in which Christ himself participated: Baptism and Holy Communion (The Lord’s Supper). The Sacrament of Baptism –Through baptism we are joined with the church and with Christians everywhere. –Baptism is a symbol of new life and a sign of God’s love and forgiveness of our…
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