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Community Dinner (M&M) Volunteer Team

Our Mission Foster multi-generational relationships and discipleship at Manchester UMC through food and programs on Wednesday evenings. Our Purpose Sign-up to Help this Spring Help make the Community Dinners (Meals and Ministry or M&M) program possible by signing up to volunteer for one or more of the 15 meals scheduled for this Spring semester. You…
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Serving With Children

Together, we can have an important impact on kids by helping on Sunday mornings this summer! Children are the future of the church, so let’s help them have fun diving deeper as they learn about God and God’s unconditional love for all. See how many summer helper roles have been filled and how many still…
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About Youth

Youth Mission Statement Manchester Youth is a loving, fun, and inclusive community that equips students to make faith and life decisions by helping them grow in their understanding and relationship with God and others. Learn more about our Youth program:

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One for the Crow Plant Space

Manchester UMC is proud to partner with and support One for the Crow Plant Space.  This is a volunteer run Community Garden in the Gravois Park Neighborhood, on the corner of Pennsylvania & Winnebago, in South City, St. Louis.  Positioned on two abandoned lots, our garden features a small orchard, fruit and veggie plots, and extensive…
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Pew Crew

Pew Crew

Day: FlexibleTime: FlexibleLocations: Sanctuary and Chapel | Manchester UMCLeader: Corrine Thompson Join our crew in helping us straighten the pew racks and replenish supplies. You can join us weekly when you are available. No heavy lifting is required. No meetings and all supplies are provided. If you are interested in assisting this ministry, please complete…
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Information Center Team

If you enjoy welcoming and helping others, we need your warmth and enthusiasm at the Information Center on Sunday mornings! You do not need to know all of the answers. All you need is your love to serve people with a warm smile and welcoming hospitality to those who walk through our doors at Manchester…
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Christmas Tree Lot

Your support is one more way we can make a difference in our community! Since 1964, the Christmas Tree Lot has been operated by the United Methodist Men’s Group. There are over 1500 trees to choose from. Proceeds from the Christmas Tree Lot support many local charities including: LifeWise STL, Circle of Concern, Home First,…
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Literacy Initiative

The Literacy Initiative is a ministry of Manchester UMC that supports Peabody Elementary School in the City of St. Louis. While this is a great opportunity for those with a background in education, volunteers need no experience other than patience and a willing heart to serve in order to make a big difference in the…
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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. We are always looking for smiling faces to serve in a variety of roles – both during worship times or during the week: Help…
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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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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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Unlock Your Spiritual Gifts!

Each of us is a unique person, created by God with particular personalities, physical attributes, and talents. We have likes and dislikes. Why do some people love spicy food and others hate it? Because each person’s taste buds react to different kinds of food. A food choice doesn’t make someone better or worse than another;…
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Early Response Team

“In the hours and days after disaster, those who survive are looking for anything to give them hope.  ERT can provide the kind of immediate response that restores hope, builds faith, and encourages those who are looking to their neighbor for support”   Rev. Tom Hazelwood, Assistant General Secretary, UMCOR Early Response Team In partnership…
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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

Since 2010, Sneakers with Soul has distributed over 25,000 pairs of new, high-quality sneakers to at-risk school-age children in grades K – 12.   Sneakers with Soul works with local social service agencies, such as LifeWise STL and Epworth Children and Family Services, and area school districts, to identify and properly fit children and youth that are the…
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Habitat Volunteers

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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