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COVID-19 Update

Dear friends, In our now long-standing effort to care for the health of our community by following the guidance of public health officials, we will again require masks while inside the church building regardless of vaccination status beginning Sunday, August 22. The CDC, State of Michigan, and Washtenaw County have all recommended that everyone wear …

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Text Message Security Reminder

Similar to our reminder earlier this year regarding spam email messages, we have become aware that there have been spam text messages sent claiming to be from Pastor Dillon and asking for a favor. This message, and others like it, are an attempt to scam the receiver, often requesting money or a gift card. Not …

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Now Hiring: Child-Care Provider

We’re seeking a team member to care for our infants, toddlers, and preschool children during worship on Sundays. This is a salaried, part-time position (2-3 hrs./week). Applicant must be First Aid/CPR certified. Manchester United Methodist Church does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity,  sexual orientation, disability, …

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update Dear friends, In light of the updated guidelines from the CDC for fully vaccinated people and the updated guidelines from Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, we are making three changes to our building use precautions: Read More

COVID-19 Update

Dearest friends, With the continuing increase of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations around the state, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued new direction earlier this week targeting indoor social gatherings and other group activities. In our continued commitment to following health guidelines to protect our shared health, we have reviewed these new …

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Worship Survey Follow-Up

Dearest friends, Thank you to all who completed the worship survey shared several weeks ago! Your feedback was incredibly valuable in understanding the impact adjusting our worship might have and the diversity of perspectives across our worshipping community. Amid this diversity of perspectives, I take full responsibility for the decisions made about when and how …

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Worship Survey

Dearest friends, We continue to live in an unusual time of fluctuation as the COVID-19 pandemic persists with cases rising rapidly across the state (Michigan dashboard) while we are also yet learning how to adopt safety measures that allow us to resume some activities with a semblance of normalcy. As the legal ruling around the …

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Email Security Reminder

While email provides a wonderful opportunity for quick communication, the underlying technology has the potential to be used maliciously by individuals intending to impersonate and defraud innocent people. We are best served by viewing every email with an air of suspicion, being careful of any small details that might alert us that the sender is …

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Financial Updates Available Online

In the midst of an unprecedented and unusual year, we are glad to offer an insight into the financial position of the church now available through our website. We are the thankful and grateful recipients of your abundant generosity, which allows us to maintain our ministry presence right here in Manchester. Every gift we receive …

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