Tag: generosity

100 Percent

As was announced in worship this past weekend, almost two-thirds of Manchester UMC’s households have made a financial commitment for 2020 so far. Prior to the weekend, there were 436 commitments made; there are 730 households in the congregation. This is wonderful! Thank you so much!  How groovy would it be if we could get…
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Look Up-Go Beyond

This weekend, Manchester UMC has an opportunity to celebrate generosity. Our “Look Up—Go Beyond” campaign for 2020 will include the dedication of our pledges in our four worship services. Financial generosity is an important part of Christian discipleship. The promises we dedicate this weekend are NOT just figures on a pledge card. Our pledges are…
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Life That’s Really Life

The third weekend in our Defying Gravity series will focus on how we can align ourselves with God’s desires for our lives. Simply put, aligning with God means living generously.    First Timothy gives direction on what this looks like. “As for those who in the present age are rich, command them not to be…
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Defying Gravity

Over 400 people are signed up for Defying Gravity small groups! AAAHHH! I’m so excited I could … fly? Over the next four weeks, Manchester UMC is focusing on a truly church-wide theme, using a book called Defying Gravity, by United Methodist pastor Rev. Tom Berlin. The message series on Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings…
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Look Up! Go Beyond.

There’s so much more to be seen when we Look Up! New horizons, amazing vistas, and God’s dreams for the kingdom. Led by God’s vision for peace, justice, and healing, Manchester United Methodist Church is a community committed to Go Beyond our walls to do Christ’s work. Please help ensure your church continues its work,…
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Gifts Given Freely

Bishop Robert Schnase once said that he couldn’t recall ever hearing someone during a funeral service ever say, “They were such a devoted and faithful follower of Jesus … but they were just so stingy!” Generosity is a characteristic of faithful followers of Jesus. A giving, generous spirit is a natural response to the generous…
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Grateful

Pastor Greg and family on the jumbotron at Busch Stadium as he waits to throw out the first pitch. I did some counting and, over the course of 9 years of being in ministry with you, I have sent out 462 weekly emails! No wonder the keyboard looks a bit worn. As I thought about…
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Unfinished

As United Methodists, we pursue Godly love through faith and action. We learn, grow, and serve God’s purpose in and around our church. We are Unfinished, and continue to create exciting and evolving mission, ministry, and worship for Christ’s work. Unfinished is our two-year generosity initiative that began in January 2018 and runs through December…
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Online or Text

Click below to Give securely to the ministry of Manchester UMC. Jesus taught that our spending priorities reflect what, and whom, we love. By putting God first, we are making a loving investment in a better world, a “kingdom” built around the Holy love of God. Thank you for making a difference through your financial…
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Endowment

Manchester UMC has a number of Endowment Funds that help support the ministry of the church. Contributions to these funds are accepted. For more information, please email our Director of Finance. In addition to the FAQs below, you can read our Guidelines. What is an endowment fund? An endowment is a financial asset donated to a…
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Rev. Phil Estes

Executive Pastor of Operations & Generosity Rev. Phil Estes is Executive Pastor of Operations & Generosity at Manchester United Methodist Church. Get to know him better through his bio: As the Pastor of Administration, and an ordained Deacon, I have the joy of working collaboratively with the many people of Manchester United Methodist Church in…
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Core Classes

Core Classes are offered several times throughout the year and are a great way to learn more about yourself, our faith and how you can connect and serve here. Below are some upcoming Core Classes: Core Class New Member Class For more information or assistance in enrolling in an upcoming class, please contact Pastor Jim Peich or Tiffany Conway.…
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Learn More About Unfinished

From 1798 until today, God has used Manchester United Methodist Church to make a difference for Christ in the world. All along the way, faithful and obedient people like you have helped write each new chapter. Unfinished is a 2018-2019 generosity initiative in which we will learn, both individually and as a church, what it looks…
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