It has been nearly a month since the close of the Special Session of the General Conference (GC) of the UMC that was called to order in St. Louis, Missouri on February 23, 2019. This special session of General Conference was set
This is Elaine Brune’s story, who identifies as gender non-binary and uses the ‘they/them’ pronouns to best identify their gender identity. The story is taken from an article that appeared on the front page of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, 6/22.
This past summer, members of the LGBTQ Ministry Team at Manchester UMC had the opportunity to host a number of young people at a performance of “The Little Mermaid” at the Muny. It was a whole lot of fun for all of
Pleased to welcome the Alpha Class of Manchester UMC into the fold. This adds yet another Reconciling Community for Manchester UMC and the MO Conference! — Maurice ‘Moe’ Parisien
As those of us that are committed to the support and furtherance of the LGBTQ movement are feeling defeated and dejected this morning by the outcome of our presidential election, we can not lose faith. We must double down on our efforts
The Inside Outs Home Fellowship Group is a small group that has been formed to support the mission of Reconciling Ministries of MUMC. The focus will be upon spiritual growth of the group participants with an emphasis on the needs as members of the
It became clear at previous General Conference Sessions that discussion around issues relating to homosexuality was becoming more contentious rather than being open and receptive to differing points of view. The following is a link to an article published in The Missouri
On June 28, 2016, Manchester UMC hosted an interfaith service of prayers for peace and unity following the events of the horrific slaughter of innocent lives at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL. One of the speakers that evening was Richard Eaton.
Now as the first elected Bishop in The UMC, Rev. Dr. Karen Oliveto of Glide Memorial United Methodist Church in San Francisco, CA breaks through anti-LGBTQ law in The UMC and carries gay and lesbian people to the highest levels of church
Two dads sharing that special Father-Daughter dance on her special day. Enjoy our moment together! — Jeff Hollinsworth