At FUMC, we care about all God's children during the good and difficult times in their lives. We provide several different kinds of care. Contact the front office if you or someone you know is in need of care. To get involved in this rewarding ministry, contact Pastor Melanie mmartin@fumcmanhattan.com.

  • Stephen Ministry

    Stephen Ministers provide one-on-one quality Christian Care to those experiencing grief, life changes, divorce, unemployment, relationship issues, struggles with parenting, etc.

  • Lay visitation

    Lay Visitors help those who can no longer get to church keep a personal connection to FUMC. They visit once a month and can have anywhere between 1 - 5 visitees.

  • bus ministry

    Bus Drivers and Aides help make sure everyone who would like to attend worship is able. We currently pick-up at Via Christi, Meadowlark and several personal residences.

    If you need a pick-up, contact the church.

prayer team

The FUMC Prayer Team meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1:00 - 2:30 pm in the church library. Through these meetings we grow in our own prayer life while finding ways to help FUMC grow spiritually. Join us at our next meeting or email Pastor Melanie for more information.

dial-a-prayer

The Dial-A-Prayer ministry provides you with a daily, pre-recorded prayer and devotional. Simply call 785-776-9569 to hear the message. Interested in providing the prayer? Call FUMC at 785-776-8821 to find out how.

Support groups

At FUMC, we have several support groups for a variety of situations you might face during your life. For more information on any of these groups contact Pastor Melanie pastormelanie@fumcmanhattan.com.

For more information on when sessions are held, see our ongoing events page

  • Griefshare

    GriefShare is a scripturally-based grief seminar and support group. Please visit www.griefshare.org for more information on the material discussed and upcoming classes offered both in Manhattan and nationally.

  • Divorcecare

    DivorceCare is a scripturally-based divorce seminar and support group. Please visit www.divorcecare.org for more information on the material discussed and upcoming classes offered in Manhattan and nationally.