Tag: Gifts in White

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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Seasonal Missions

Manchester UMC is a church that strives to follow our scriptural calling to serve God by serving our neighbor. Putting our faith into action is a core value that we seek to live out by helping those who are vulnerable and struggling among us. This happens through a variety of missional programs and activities that we…
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Gifts in White

Our Gifts in White will look different this year. Every year, we are used to bringing your gifts wrapped in white paper for our community partners and putting them on the altar. Due to COVID-19, this will look differently. Most of our partner agencies have asked for gift cards and cash, and we encourage you…
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