Category: Learning Groups

Beyond Books

Evening Book Group

Day: Last Wed. of each month (June 29, July 27, Aug. 31)Time:  7:00 to 9:00 p.m.Location: Fireside Room | Manchester UMCLeader: Emily Stiegemeyer Newcomers are always welcome! Description:  The Evening Book Group enjoys reading and discussing a book per month. Our discussions arise out of questions that are open-ended so everyone can bring their own…
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Centering Prayer

LEARNING GROUP: Centering Prayer

Date:  Every MondayNo Class: May 30 or July 4 Time: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.Zoom: Please register below and Zoom instructions will be emailed.Leader:   Adele Niblack Description:  Centering Prayer, traditionally called contemplative prayer, is a method of prayer which prepares us to receive the gift of God’s presence. It facilitates the movement from more active modes…
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Reflections

LEARNING GROUP: Reflections

This group will take the summer off and resume Friday, Sept. 9. Day: FridaysTime: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Location: Room 221 | Manchester UMCLeader: Barbara Bess Description:  This is a group of mature women who enjoy reading and discussing a variety of religious themed books, by authors Adam Hamilton, Phillip Yancey, Henri Nouwen, and many…
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LEARNING GROUP: Making Disciples

Date: Resumes Sept. 13 – May 23, 2023Time:  9:30 – 10:30 a.m.Leader:  Rev. Nancy WilsonZoom ID: 314 779 879Passcode: 697261 We always welcome newcomers to our fun Bible study group! This group meets by Zoom only. Beginning September 13th Starting September 13, this group will begin studying Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain…
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Alpha Class

Alpha is taking the summer off and will resume Sept. 4!Dates:  Sundays starting September 4Time:  9:30 – 10:30aLocation:  Room 311 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Shared LeadershipMeeting ID:  843 6667 1102Required Passcode:  245451 Description: Join the Alpha Class as they reflect on how the teachings of Jesus and Christian practices relate to contemporary issues of the…
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Joy Butterfly

Joy Class

Day: SundaysTime: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Location: Room 141 | Manchester UMCLeader: Jane CarrZoom Meeting ID: 943 2503 4266Passcode: 618070 Newcomers are always welcome! The Joy class meets in person in room 141 or online via Zoom. Summer 2022 Description: For our Summer lessons, we will again be from Adult Bible Studies curriculum around the theme,…
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Mom holding child's hand

LEARNING GROUP: Parent Group

This group is currently on pause until the summer. Watch for details this summer for upcoming mom’s nights out and playdates. This group will return in the fall of 2022. Leader:  Sarah Watson Description:  Our fun Parent Group is made up of parents that meet and grow in faith-based learning. In addition, we meet for…
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Singles Group

Adult Singles Bible Study

Day: SundaysTime:  11:00 a.m.Location: Room 309  | Manchester UMCLeader:   Ralph Burns Description:  Our group likes to emphasize FIVE F’s:  Fun, Food, Fellowship among Christian Friends, on a Foundation of meaningful Bible Study!  Newcomers are always welcome, so please join us any Sunday! The Lord’s Prayer – through July 3 In The Lord’s Prayer: The Meaning and Power of the…
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LGBTQ Heart in Hand

LGBTQ+ Family Support Network

The LGBTQ+ Family Support Network is a faith-based support group that provides on-going education and resources, guest speakers and peaceful advocacy. Any LGBTQ+ person or family member, including parents, grandparents, or guardians of an LGBTQ+ person are encouraged to join the group, regardless of church or faith community affiliation. The group is celebrating its 5th…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  Sundays No Class:  Jan. 16, Feb. 20, Mar. 20, Apr. 17, May 29, July 3, Aug. 28, Sept. 4, Dec. 25Time:  9:00 to 10:00 a.m.Location:  Room 222 | Manchester UMCZoom Meeting ID:  225 180 622Required Password: 757205Leader:  Mary Beth Harper This class is for adults interested in making friends with other families at MUMC…
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Tuesday Morning Bible Study

This group takes the summer off and will return in the Fall 2022.Day:   TuesdaysTime:   9:30 to 11:00 a.m.Leader:  Rev. Brenda Becker Location:  Room 223 | Manchester UMCZoom ID: 347 375 197Passcode: Blessings Description:  The Tuesday Morning Bible Study group takes a break over the summer and will meet again in the Fall 2022.  In the…
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Sojourners

LEARNING GROUP: Sojourners

Day: Every SundayTime: 9:30 to 10:40 a.m.Location: Room 309 | Manchester UMCLeader: Prudy Bertolino Newcomers are always welcome! On Sunday mornings, the Sojourners class meets in person in room 309. March 6 – May 29, 2022 – Spring Description: Our lessons are from the Adult Bible Studies. The lessons this quarter are confined to two…
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Mens Bible Study

LEARNING GROUP: Men’s Bible Study

Day:  SaturdaysTime:  8 to 9 a.m.Leaders:  Rev. Steve Harbaugh and Kevin TobinMeeting ID:  807-155-411Zoom Required Password:  241385 Description:  Join us on Zoom each Saturday morning as we read and study the Bible.  The discussion is lively and the fellowship is great. A great way to start the weekend!  Grab a coffee and join us! Please complete one registration…
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Learning Groups

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of adult Learning Groups where you can connect with other people as you learn and grow in your faith together. Explore the below list to find a group that fits your interests and schedule. Let us know which group(s) you’d like to give a try and we’ll introduce…
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