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 Marsha Chartrand

Rev. Dr. David Williams to leave Emanuel UCC next month

June will be a time of change in Manchester’s ecumenical world. In addition to Rev. Aaron Kesson being reassigned from Manchester United Methodist Church, Emanuel United Church of Christ will soon be seeking a new pastor with the imminent departure of Rev. Dr. David Williams, who has served the church for nearly three years. Dr. Williams will be […]

 Sara Swanson

14-year old Manchester student exhibiting his art in Ypsi!

Jacob Miller, a 14 year old illustrator from Manchester, will be exhibiting his art work on Friday, June 2nd, as part of the Ypsilanti’s “First Friday” downtown events. His work will be at the Pearl Street Studio, 108 Pearl Street, Ypsilanti, which will be open from 5 – 8:30 pm. Alden Rohwer, also from Manchester, will […]

 Sara Swanson

Teachers and school staff honored for milestones & retirements

Last Wednesday after school, Manchester School staff and teachers were honored for reaching 10  and 15 years with the schools or because they are retiring at the end of this school year. An ice cream social was held to celebrate the occasion in the High School commons. This was the 10th year this event was held. […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Early Childhood Center graduates 40 preschoolers!

Last Thursday, Manchester Early Childhood Center held their 4-year old preschool graduation in the gym in the Nellie Ackerson Building, where they are located. They had forty pre-school graduates heading off to kindergarten next year! Graduates: Airlia Bates Addison Miller Brayden Lauer Feyd Burgard Paul Celkis Nayelli Baron Samantha Brazier Harper Puscas Willow Puscas Gavin Myers […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Middle School Students of the Month attend Lugnuts Game

Last Wednesday, May 17th, Manchester Middle School students designated as Student of the Month during the 2016-2017 school year missed school for a special trip to Lansing to a Lugnuts game! The Lansing Lugnuts played the Fort Wayne TinCaps and lost. Students of the Month attending the game: 5th grade: Lucas Sheats Carson Horky Bodie […]

 Sara Swanson

Announcement: Celebration in Memory of Duane Ahrens

A celebration in memory of Duane Ahrens will be held Sunday, June 4, 2017 at the Aden Mead Park off of Occidental Highway (across from Willow St) in Tecumseh Mi, starting at 2 pm. All friends and family are welcome.

 Sara Swanson

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution – Lucy Walcott Barnum Chapter and Manchester Area Historical Society honor Vietnam Veterans

submitted by Betty Cummings The Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), is a proud commemorative partner of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, marking the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The mission is to thank and honor the 7.2 million living Vietnam veterans and the families of […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Manchester United Methodist to celebrate Rev. Aaron Kesson’s ministry

After nearly five years at Manchester United Methodist Church (MUMC), the Rev. Aaron Kesson and his family will be moving on to share their talents with two congregations in the Flint area. Among his assignments at Durand and Swartz Creek, both of which will be half-time positions, Pastor Aaron, as he’s well known in Manchester, […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester United Methodist Church’s 2016 Servant Award presented to Chuck & Sandy King

Manchester United Methodist Church presented its 23rd Annual Servant Award last month to Sandy and Chuck King. The Kings, renowned bakers, are generous in providing baked goods for church events. While her husband was busy baking seven days a week, Sandy faithfully attended church most Sunday mornings for the 56 years they have been members and […]

 Sara Swanson

Hannah Bradshaw is named May Student of the Month

The Student of the Month for May is Hannah Bradshaw. She is currently a senior at Manchester High School and the daughter of Randy and Lori Bradshaw of Manchester. During her high school career here at Manchester, Hannah has been involved with the Time Club, German Club, Student Council, and National Honor Society. She is […]