Tag: LifeWise STL

Season of Giving 2022

Sunday, Nov. 20 – Sunday, Dec. 25 God has given us the greatest gift of all, let’s give back with actions of faith this Season of Giving! This year, the Missions Team is launching a Season of Giving which runs Sunday, Nov. 20 through Sunday, December 25. The Manchester UMC congregation will provide much needed…
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Food Pantry

What & How to Donate

Each month, Manchester UMC works with our partner agencies, LifeWise StL, Circle of Concern, and Epworth Children and Family Services, in collecting much needed items for their clients, as well as the United Methodist Committee on Relief, UMCOR. The physical donated items will be distributed to the local partner agencies: LifeWise StL, Circle of Concern…
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LifeWise STL

The mission of LifeWise STL is to help individuals and families achieve economic well-being by providing high-impact, relationship-based programming and by addressing systemic barriers to their success. LifeWise STL uses a model that is based on educational programming fused with personalized and supportive coaching. This evolution led us to choose LifeWise STL as our name,…
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Children sit in a circle on the floor hearing a book read to them.

Literacy Initiative

The Literacy Initiative is a ministry of Manchester UMC that supports Peabody Elementary School in the City of St. Louis. While this is a great opportunity for those with a background in education, volunteers need no experience other than patience and a willing heart to serve in order to make a big difference in the…
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Off-Site 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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