Tag: Joy of Music

God’s Voice

The voice of God speaks, and sometimes speaks in unexpected and surprising ways.  Which begs the question: How do we know? There are a lot of voices clamoring for our attention, right? How do we sort out which voice is God’s? It’s pretty loud out here sometimes. When God speaks, we want to be listening.…
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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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Photo of a child with a handfull of dandelions in a bouquet

Dandelion Bouquet

Editor’s Note: Rev. Stephanie Lendt is our guest columnist for this issue. We welcome her comments! The most beautiful bouquets I’ve ever received were delivered years ago, personally, from the hands of my children. Children young enough to see dandelions as beautiful flowers, and thoughtful enough to want me to benefit from their beauty. Whether…
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Ethan Massey

Administrative Assistant – Music & Worship Although I am originally from Illinois, just 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis, I currently live in the Dogtown area of the city with my fiancé. I graduated with my Bachelor’s of Science in Applied Communications Studies with an emphasis in Public Relations from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. I…
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Kevin McBeth

Director of Music & Worship I joined the staff of Manchester United Methodist Church in 1995, after serving churches in Texas and Iowa.  As Director of Music and Worship Arts, I have the great privilege to lead this vital ministry, which includes nearly 500 children, youth and adults in all facets of Fine Arts:  music,…
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Joy of Music Concert Series

Join us for our 22nd anniversary season! This season, the Joy of Music Concert Series will feature 14 outstanding celebrations of joyous music here at Manchester UMC. Each concert is distinctly individual, but together they form a rich tapestry of musical experiences. You’ll hear traditional, contemporary, classical, gospel music and more! Sunday, October 6, 2019,…
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