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Manchester UMC is a diverse 3200-member congregation with more than 30 ministries serving the Body of Christ and the community. Things change continually. Here’s the latest & greatest news.

Century 3 Strategic Visioning

It was 1826 when this congregation was formally organized. Methodists had been meeting in the area prior to that, but as far as being “official,” that’s when Manchester Methodist Episcopal Church was chartered. That means that in five years, the congregation will celebrate our 200th anniversary! And we are preparing ourselves for that moment now. We…

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Century 3

Making a Difference for Christ. 2020 Visioning Summary In the year 2026, Manchester United Methodist Church will begin “Century 3” as a congregation. After 200 years of faithful ministry, Manchester UMC is poised to launch into our third century with renewed energy and purpose. To embrace this historic moment, in October of 2020 Manchester United…

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I’m writing this on my birthday. Not just any birthday. Today, I turn 50.  I’m not really a big birthday guy; I tend to think of them as just another day. I’m not a huge partier, so although I enjoy hanging out with people, if I don’t get a big party I’m perfectly ok. I have…

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have disabled our calendar until government restrictions allow us to meet again face-to-face.