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Congregational Care

With over 3000 members, we’re blessed to have laity and staff dedicated to the congregational care needs of our congregation. I’ve asked Pastor Stephanie, who oversees congregational care, to be our guest writer today. –Pastor Greg * * * Love God, Love People. There is nothing more important. Nothing. I love to write, I always…
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General Conference Prayer Time

From past eBlasts, you’ve heard of the special session of our worldwide denomination’s General Conference. It will be held in St. Louis in the America’s Center, February 23-26. Its purpose is to decide United Methodism’s stance on human sexuality. To gain more information and to keep you up to date, here are a couple of…
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A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer of Gratitude O gracious Lord, you’ve heard us thank others today. For gifts, cards, and other signs of love. But, we owe you our greatest thanks of all. What greater love could we have than your presence, right here, right now? Thank you. In the reverence of this day, hear our heart-felt…
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Stephen Ministry

Sometimes difficult life situations that come our way such as loss of a job, a serious illness, divorce, loss of a loved one, and more. When they do, the care of a trained Stephen Minister may be just the emotional and spiritual support you need. What does a Stephen Minister do? A Stephen Minister provides…
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Rev. Winter Hamilton

Pastor of Young Adult Ministry I am delighted to serve at Manchester United Methodist Church as the Pastor of Young Adult Ministry. I graduated with my Master’s of Divinity from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. A life-long United Methodist, I am an ordained deacon in the UMC. A native of St. Louis, I served as Youth Director at…
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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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Rev. Greg Weeks

Senior Pastor I grew up in Poplar Bluff in Southeast Missouri. I did my undergrad work at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri, then went on to seminary at Emory University (Candler School of Theology) in Atlanta, Georgia. I am married to Barbara, and we have two children. Our son Cameron is at Missouri State, and our…
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Greeting Card Ministry

Send messages of love and support to those on our prayer request list. Volunteer by completing the form below and someone will be in touch with you.   Share this:

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Join The Prayer Team

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Talk To A Pastor

Pastoral Care We all go through challenging circumstances, transitions, relational pain, and difficult seasons of life. At some time or another, everyone needs a little extra help. Have a spiritual question? Suffering a crisis of faith? Figuring out your next step at church? Coping with a serious illness? Dealing with relational conflict or family crisis?…
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Prayer Request

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Becoming a Stephen Minister

Stephen Ministers are laypeople. They are Christian men and women that initially receive over 50 hours of formal training to provide one-to-one care to people. Those people may be experiencing a difficult time in life: grief over the loss of a loved one, a divorce job loss chronic or terminal illness, relocation, and more How to Become a…
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