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Ethan Massey

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 am an adventurer and enjoy traveling…
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Weekend Serving Roles

There are so many ways you can get involved and help others at Manchester UMC. Our weekend services provide a wide-range of serving opportunities for all ages, abilities, schedules and preferences. Check out some of the most popular ways to help and make a difference on the weekends. If you’d like help in choosing a…
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Modern Worship Update

Editor’s Note:Manchester UMC tested the concept of moving Modern Worship to Fellowship Hall for the month of April, 2018. After the pilot, the church decided not to pursue the concept, leaving Modern Worship in the Sanctuary at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday.   In last Sunday’s sermon I talked about “The Church Isn’t What You Think…
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John Cargile

I joined the MUMC staff as Organist/Music Associate in November of 2007. At MUMC I assist the Director of Music in many aspects of the music program; serve as Principal Organist and oversee our two associate organists; accompany both the Chancel and Coventry Choirs; and direct the Youth Choir CANTATE. I thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to play the wonderful Colby pipe organ…
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Kevin McBeth

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, drama, dance and scenic arts. …
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Children's Choirs waving palm branches on Palm Sunday

Children’s Choirs

 Children’s Choirs Mission To provide an engaging environment for children that encourages musical, spiritual & personal growth through education, fellowship, & outreach. When We Meet Children’s Choirs meet on Wednesday evenings September through April and sing in worship monthly. Please register by September 1— We must have this information in hand before your child can…
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Youth Small Groups

Bible Breakfast This group meets on Wednesdays from 6:40 to 7:15 am (unless otherwise noted) during the school year. It is open to all students in grades 9-12. High school students find this to be a great place for a mid-week check-in and devotion. Locations are specified below. 6 North Cafe 14438 Clayton Rd Ballwin,…
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Youth Music

Cantate (Youth Choir) Cantate is open to ALL the youth of the church in grades 6-12.  No audition or previous choral experience is necessary.  We rehearse on Sundays during the school year and sing in Sunday morning worship services on a regular basis, in addition to other performances within the community. Look for our 2018-2019…
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Handbell and Handchime Choirs

Our Ringing Choirs help you experience the joy of music and the satisfaction of praising God as you serve in cultivating your God-given talents in ministering to our congregation and the community through sharing handbell and handchime music. Rehearsals are in Handbell Room 103. All choirs serve monthly in worship, at the annual Fine Arts…
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Joy of Music Concert Series

You are invited to 10 outstanding celebrations of joyous music at Manchester United Methodist Church with our Joy of Music Concert Series. Each concert is distinctly individual but together they form a rich tapestry of musical experiences. You’ll hear traditional music, contemporary, classical, gospel, and more! Free will offering taken at most concerts unless ticket…
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Adult Choirs and Bands

Chancel Choir Director: Kevin McBeth, 636.200.4712 Accompanist: John Cargile Rehearsals:  Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. in Music Room The Chancel Choir is open to any interested people, post-high school and older, who have a sincere desire to serve God through music. New members are always welcome and needed. The choir participates every Sunday in worship at the 11:00 a.m. service,…
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