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Will Koehl is the Director of Communications and Marketing. In this role he will serve as the head of the Communications team and he will be primarily responsible for Manchester UMC’s communication strategy, public relations, and marketing. 

Will obtained his Master’s Degree in Marketing from Webster University and his undergraduate degree from Cal State Northridge. Will, along with his wife Kristi and their sons William and Hudson, has been attending MUMC since 2014. Will has been actively involved in Manchester UMC and has contributed to the Social Justice and Connectionalism ministries, helping to shape mission statements and values that reflect the church’s dedication to inclusion and serving others. He has also volunteered for youth events and the Walk Justly conference, showing his commitment to the church community and his desire to make a positive impact in the lives of others. A New Jersey native, Will has proudly called St. Louis his home since 2014. He has a passion for cooking and enjoys hiking with his family.


David Gill

As a life-long Christian and native St. Louisan, David grew up in a Pentecostal church where he participated in music ministry from an early age. He enjoyed being involved in both choirs and Sunday School classes, singing his first solo in church at age 3. Throughout his life, David has

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John Cargile

I joined the MUMC staff as Organist/Music Associate in November of 2007. At MUMC I assist the Director of Music in many aspects of the music program; serve as Principal Organist and oversee our two associate organists; accompany both the Chancel and Coventry Choirs; and direct the Youth Choir CANTATE. I thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to play

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Austin Shariff

Austin Shariff is Manchester UMC’s new Director of Modern Worship Arts! Austin served as both the Modern Worship Leader and Youth Ministry Director at Dardenne Prairie Presbyterian Church, as well as a member of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s IN UNISON Chorus.

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