Tag: prayer

Centering Prayer

LEARNING GROUP: Centering Prayer

Date:  1st and 3rd MondaysTime: 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.Location:  Fireside Room | Manchester UMCLeader:   Peggy Andereck Description:  Centering Prayer, traditionally called contemplative prayer, is a method of prayer which prepares us to receive the gift of God’s presence. It facilitates the movement from more active modes of prayer into a receptive prayer of resting in God. …
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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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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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Greeting Card Ministry

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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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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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