Tag: Hospitality

Kitchen Cabinets

I was at a workshop about congregational hospitality. The speaker had started a mentorship ministry in his congregation; long-time members served as mentors for newer members. They were paired up for months, and even years. Often the initial mentor/mentee relationship became something else over time; frequently they became dear friends. Someone in the workshop asked…
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Homecoming

It feels good to come home. I don’t necessarily mean one particular location. I mean “home.” The place where you are known. Where you are welcomed without condition or expectation. I believe that you are “home” whenever you are in the presence of people you love, and who love you right back. Maya Angelou said…
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Rev. Stephanie Lendt

Associate Pastor, Hospitality & Congregational Care I was appointed to the pastoral staff at Manchester UMC July 2008. Prior to my appointment I was a member of MUMC since 1996. It’s wonderful serving my home church. I am an Ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and a 2009 graduate of Eden Theological Seminary with…
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FELLOWSHIP GROUP: Hospitality

Day:               Second Mondays Leader:          Dorothy Wilkes Description:  The Hospitality ministry of Manchester UMC is an active group of adults that meet on the second Monday of each month.  The Hospitality ministry provides food and beverages for special occasions and funerals.  The group members also enjoy fellowship…
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