Tag: prayer

Greeting Card Ministry

Sending a card is a way to show someone is thinking about them, or wish them well, or proud of them. The Greeting Card Ministry sends out greeting cards with messages of love and support to those on our prayer request list and for special occasions. All materials, including cards, envelopes, addresses to send cards to,…
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Centering Prayer

LEARNING GROUP: Centering Prayer

Date:  Every MondayTime: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.Zoom: Please register below and Zoom instructions will be emailed. Leader:   Adele Niblack 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…
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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. Stephen Ministers are not pastors, professional counselors, therapists, or physicians.…
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Rev. Winter Hamilton

Associate Pastor of Faith Formation I am delighted to serve at Manchester United Methodist Church as the Associate Pastor of Faith Formation. I graduated with my Master of Divinity from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. A life-long United Methodist, I am an ordained deacon in the UMC, with sacramental authority. With almost two decades as a Christian…
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Rev. Dr. Mary Beth Hartenstein

Director of Congregational Care Rev. Dr. Mary Beth Hartenstein is the part-time Director of Congregational Care at Manchester UMC. She is responsible for developing, organizing, and managing the Congregational Care Ministry of Manchester UMC in collaboration with key stakeholders. She also supports the congregation and community through her presence, prayers, and coordination of resources. Mary…
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Prayer Team 43

Join The Prayer Team

If you are interested in learning more about our Prayer Team, please complete the form below: Check out these related websites: Prayer Request Stephen Ministry Talk to a Pastor      

Talk With 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

Prayer is an important part of our spiritual journey. No matter what we are experiencing, prayer is a powerful way to stay connected to a good and loving God. Prayer reminds us that we are never alone and that we do not need to face the challenges of this life in isolation. As a faith…
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Become 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. Stephen Ministers come from all walks of life. But, they all have one thing in common. Stephen Ministers share in a passion for bringing Christ’s love and care to people during a time…
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