Tag: volunteer

Children sit in a circle on the floor hearing a book read to them.

Literacy Initiative

The Literacy Initiative is a new ministry of Manchester UMC. In line with Missouri Conference initiatives to provide Pathways Out of Poverty, we are beginning a new Literacy Initiative where we are partnering with Peabody Elementary School. We are looking for volunteers who are willing to read to elementary school students in the third through…
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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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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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Bike Rehab volunteers fix bikes in a basement filled with tools and work tables.

On-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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Seasonal 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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A child's backpack full of small food items to eat for the weekend.

Food 4 Kids

For some school-age children who receive reduced/free lunches at school, the weekends can be a time of hungry bellies and food insecurity.  To help students get through the weekends with the food they need, Manchester UMC has partnered with the Parkway and St. Louis School Districts to provide students with backpacks filled with non-perishable food items…
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Sneakers with Soul

 GIVE  The mission of Sneakers with Soul is to ensure that one day no child will go back to school without a new pair of shoes. Since Sneakers with Soul began its mission in 2010, over 12,000 pairs of new sneakers and athletic footwear have been donated to underprivileged kids in the greater St. Louis…
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Youth: Who We Are

We are an inclusive community of youth (6th through 12th grade) who love Christ deeply, worship Christ passionately, and serve Christ boldly. What We Do We offer a variety of different opportunities for our youth to connect, learn, play, and grow in their faith. Sunday Night Youth GroupSunday nights, 6 – 8 pmMeet in the Narthex…
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Habitat for Humanity

Building Homes, Building Hope, Building St. Louis Habitat for Humanity St Louis (HFHSTL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating poverty housing in St. Louis city and county.  Selected homebuyers invest their time (350 sweat equity hours) into building and purchasing their own home (30-year mortgage). To learn more about home ownership click here. Manchester UMC…
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