Category: Special Classes

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Current Connections

Dates: Mondays, Jan. 23 – Feb. 20 (5 Sessions)Monday, Feb. 20, President’s Day, is Zoom OnlyTime: 6:30 – 7:30pLeader: Rev. Andy Bryan, Lead PastorRoom: 221 | Manchester UMCZoom ID#: 873 8305 0613 Passcode: 182414 Description: Each week this group will read the top 2 to 4 news stories as reported by the Associated Press and…
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Advent Lectio Group

Advent Lectio Divina Groups

Dates: Mondays, Nov. 28 – Dec. 19 (4 sessions)Location: Manchester UMC (see below) Times Leaders Location 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Pastor Winter Hamilton Chapel 6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Pastor Andy Bryan Conference Room Description: Lectio Divina is a contemplative practice of scripture reading from the 6th century. Participants will be led through a quiet mediation,…
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Tat and Chat

Date: Saturday, Aug. 13, then 1st Saturdays of month thru May 2023 (Sept. 3, Oct. 1) Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Location: Room 222 Leader: Vicki Samuels Description: Gather with others for fellowship and to work on tatting projects and/or learn how to needle tat. Newcomers and beginners are welcome! Tatting is a technique…
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Winter 22 23 Catalog

Winter 2022 Catalog

A Note from Rev. Winter Hamilton Greetings Beloved Community! My name is Pastor Winter Hamilton and I welcome you to our Winter 2022-2203 Adult Faith Formation Catalog! At Manchester UMC, “We are called to make a difference for Christ by transforming church and community.” One of the ways we do that is through our Faith…
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Sermon Reflection Studies

Our Sermon Reflection Studies are produced in-house at Manchester UMC by the Pastor of Adult Faith Formation. This curriculum is produced weekly and is based off of the sermon for the week. These studies are open to everyone with no homework required. Sermon Reflection Study Groups meet throughout the week and you can join any…
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Bible Basics: Timeline

Dates:  Mondays, Jan. 16 & 23, 2023  (2 sessions) Times:  6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Location:  Room 222 | Manchester UMC Leader:   Pastor Winter Hamilton Description:  Okay, so you’re kind of interested in getting to know the Bible but you don’t know where to start. You are not ready to commit to a multi-month Bible Study,…
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Doing Theology Together

Doing Theology Together

Dates:  Mondays, Nov. 21 through Dec. 12, 2022  (4 sessions)Times:  6:30 to 7:45 p.m.Location:  Room 222 | Manchester UMCLeaders:   Pastor Winter Hamilton Description:  When we read the Bible, we think about God. When we think about God, we are doing theology. This class will explore essays from theologians and biblical scholars using postmodern methods. If…
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Holy Ghost Haunts

How the Holy Ghost Haunts

Dates:  Mondays, Jan. 30 – Feb. 20, 2023  (4 sessions) Times:  6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Location:  Room 222 Leader:   Pastor Winter Hamilton Description:  Using an essay by Amy Barbour, this class will take a look at the genealogy of Jesus found in Matthew 1 and the way it corresponds to four women who were sexually compromised…
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SPECIAL CLASS: DivorceCare

The DivorceCare classes are currently not meeting at Manchester UMC. If you are interested in attending a DivorceCare class at another location, please click on the blue button. Description:   Unless you’ve been there, it’s hard to understand the hurt that comes from separation and divorce. We understand how you feel because we’ve been in the…
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SPECIAL CLASS: GriefShare

The GriefShare classes are currently not meeting at Manchester UMC. If you are interested in attending a GriefShare class at another location, please click on the blue button. Description:  It may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now. If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably…
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