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Adult Classes

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of classes where you can learn, grow and connect with other people. We divide our adult classes into three types: Core Classes, Special Classes and Disciple Bible Study. Core Classes Core Classes are offered several times throughout the year and are a great way to learn more about…
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Core Classes

Core Classes are offered several times throughout the year and are a great way to learn more about yourself, our faith and how you can connect and serve here. Below are some upcoming Core Classes: Core Class New Member Class For more information or assistance in enrolling in an upcoming class, please contact Pastor Jim Peich or Tiffany Conway.…
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Young Adult Justice & Missions

We’re committed to using our voice and influence to meet the needs of the marginalized in our community while also bringing awareness and change to the circumstances that create injustice. Together, we can foster real and lasting change in our community. Below are some of the mission and justice activities that we’d love to have…
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Young Adult Events

We understand that life can be hectic and busy. That’s why we offer one-time events where you can connect with other young adults without any kind of long-term commitment. Whether it’s going to the movies, trivia nights, concerts, zoo, or just playing board games, we have lots of fun.  In addition, you are welcome to…
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LEARNING GROUP: Alpha

Dates:  Sundays, Aug. 4 to Dec.  22, 2019 Times:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 311 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Mark Irving Description:  Join us as we look at the UM Church from its inception to today and discuss Gil Rendle’s book, Journey In The Wilderness.  On Aug. 26, we will begin studying John Dominic Crossan’s The Challenges of…
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SPECIAL CLASS: DivorceCare

Date:  Mondays, Mondays, May 13 to August 19, 2019 (no classes on May 27 – Memorial Day or June 24 Vacation Bible School) June 3 class will be in room 311 Time:  7 to 9 p.m. Location:  Room 223 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Peggy Daegele Description:   Unless you’ve been there, it’s hard to understand the…
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SPECIAL CLASS: GriefShare

Date:   Mondays, Mondays, May 13 to August 19, 2019 (no classes on May 27 for Memorial Day or June 24 – Vacation Bible School) June 3 class will be in room 309. Time:   7 to 9 p.m. Location:  Room 221 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Peggy Daegele Description:  It may be hard for you to feel optimistic…
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Joy Butterfly

LEARNING GROUP: Joy

Day:  Sundays Time:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 141  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Jane Carr Description:  Join us as we explore our lessons that focus on our love for God.  Newcomers are always welcome! Please register one form per person below: For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See Also: Adult Groups Adult Classes Young Adults

LEARNING GROUP: Adult Singles

Day:  Sundays Time:  11 a.m. to Noon Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Ralph Burns Description:  This fun and dynamic group uses engaging Bible studies to grow our faith.  We are currently studying Who Is This Man? by John Ortberg.  On Sept. 29, we will begin the All-Church study, Defying Gravity. We welcome newcomers…
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Here and Now Lent 2019

LEARNING GROUP: Harvest Group

Day:   Every Sunday Time:  9 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 223  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Shared by Group Description:  The Harvest Group gleans from what life has taught thus far, and plants seeds for a rich harvest in the next segment of our life journey. Join us as we discuss Fr. Richard Rohr’s videos on…
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FELLOWSHIP GROUP: Forever Young

Leader:  Dorothy Wilkes Description:  Forever Young is an active group of adults that share monthly dinners at church or a local restaurant. Group members also enjoy traveling together and welcome new members. The Forever Young Fellowship Group is currently planning more fun activities: August – No Dinner Sept. 17 – Pot Luck Oct.14-18 – Multiple Day Trip…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  Sundays, Aug. 25 to May 2020 Location:   Room 222 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Mary Beth Harper Description:  Join us as we discuss Susan Robb’s new book, Called. and we will learn how God calls us to a life that we could never imagine on our own. On Sept. 29, we will begin the All-Church study, Defying…
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HEALTH GROUP: ExerStart

We have two ExerStart classes: Day and Time:  Mondays and Wednesdays,  9 to 9:45 a.m. Summer Session:  May 1 through August 28, 2019  (30 sessions)  Cost:  $30 No class on:  May 27, June 24, June 26 Leader:  Julie Webb Fall Session:  September 4 through December 11, 2019  (28 sessions)  Cost: $28    Mon., Oct. 14 class…
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HEALTH GROUP: Volleyball

Day:  Sundays, Winter 2020 Time:  6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Location:  TBD Leader:  Bill Ahal Description:  Enjoy fellowship and volleyball.  This is a Winter volleyball league and runs 10 Sundays from January through April.  Starting in the late fall of 2019, those interested in recreational adult coed volleyball should sign up.  Limited openings will be available. For…
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LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Dates:   Tuesdays, Sept. 3 to mid-May 2020 (No class Dec. 24 & 31) Time:   9:30 to 11 a.m. Location:  Room 223 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Rev. Brenda Becker Description:  We will study the often misunderstood prophetic books of the Old Testament, including an exploration of their historical context, their artful use of language, their place within the…
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HEALTH GROUP: Total Body Workout

Day:  Tuesdays and Thursdays Time:  9 to 10 a.m. Location:  Fellowship Hall or Room 137 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Jennie Kirchwehm Description:  All people are welcome to participate in our fun and enjoyable aerobics group. We utilize cardio, weights and toning in a no-pressure environment. Our instructor works with people of all ages and abilities, including those…
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Sojourners

LEARNING GROUP: Sojourners

Day:  Sundays Time:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Rev. Bill Cleveland Description:  Join us for study and fellowship as we continue our fascinating study of Steven Hunter’s book, The Last Minute.  On Sept. 29, we will begin the All-Church study, Defying Gravity. In late October, we will study the Book…
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FELLOWSHIP GROUP: Lydia’s Circle

Day:  First Thursday of each month, September 2019 to May 2020Time:  9:30 to 11:30 a.m.Location:  Room 141 | Manchester United Methodist ChurchLeader:     Billie Coon and Marilyn Wooden Description:  Lydia’s Circle offers a creative, supportive fellowship where women can know God and experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ. Programs are conducted by speakers…
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Health and Recreation Groups

Health and Recreation Groups

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of adult Health and Recreation Groups where you can help to enhance your physical health in a fun and supportive environment. Explore the list below 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…
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Adult Choirs and Bands

Chancel Choir Director: Kevin McBeth, 636.200.4712 Accompanist: John CargileRehearsals:  Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. in Music Room The Chancel Choir is open to any interested people, post-high school and older, who have a sincere desire to serve God through music. New members are always welcome and needed. The choir participates every Sunday in worship at the 11:00 a.m. service, and…
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Special Classes

We offer a variety of timely and intriguing special classes throughout the year that appeal to a wide variety of audiences, as well as different days and times.  Take advantage of our engaging and relevant classes and be sure to check this website frequently for more upcoming special classes to help you learn and grow. …
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Youth: Who We Are

We are an inclusive community of youth (6th through 12th grade) who love Christ deeply, worship Christ passionately, and serve Christ boldly. What We Do We offer a variety of different opportunities for our youth to connect, learn, play, and grow in their faith. Sunday Night Youth GroupSunday nights, 4 to 6 p.m. (August to May)Meet…
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