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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: New Member Classes, Special Classes and Disciple Bible Study. New Member Classes If you’ve decided to make Manchester UMC your church home, we celebrate that decision and invite…
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New Member Classes

New Member 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 New Member Classes: New Member Classes New Member Class For more information or assistance in enrolling in an upcoming class, please…
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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 through May 24, 2020Leader:  Mark Irving Description:  We will begin studying Adam Hamilton’s brand new book, The Walk.  We will learn how do we walk with Christ—daily follow him, grow in him, and faithfully serve him? In the Gospels, Jesus modeled for us the Christian spiritual life. The apostles taught it in their…
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SPECIAL CLASS: DivorceCare

Due to COVID-19, we are temporarily suspending our DivorceCare classes.   We hope to offer this class in the near future when we can safely meet in person.  Please check back on this website for upcoming information. Leader:  Peggy Daegele Description:   Unless you’ve been there, it’s hard to understand the hurt that comes from separation and…
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SPECIAL CLASS: GriefShare

Due to COVID-19, we are temporarily suspending our GriefShare classes.   We hope to offer this class in the near future when we can safely meet in person.  Please check back on this website for upcoming information. Leader:  Peggy Daegele Description:  It may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now. If…
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Joy Butterfly

LEARNING GROUP: Joy

Day:  SundaysTime:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Leader:  Jane CarrZoom Meeting ID:   437 814 450 Description:  Join us as we explore our lessons that focus on our love for God.  This summer, our lessons are from the Adult Bible Studies and they support the theme of “Community.” We will look at our community’s connection to God, God’s care…
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LEARNING GROUP: Adult Singles

Day:  SundaysNEW Time:  11:15 a.m.Leader:   Ralph BurnsZoom Meeting ID:  914-6315-9986Required Password:  006995 Description:  Our group likes to emphasize the FIVE F’s:  Food, Fun, Fellowship among Christian Friends, on a Foundation of meaningful Bible Study!  Newcomers are always welcome, so please join us any Sunday at 11:15 a.m. on Zoom!    Through November, we will continue to study John…
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Here and Now Lent 2019

LEARNING GROUP: Harvest Group

Day:   Every Sunday Time:  9:30 a.m. Zoom Meeting ID:  662-715-6690 Zoom Password:  63005 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.  Newcomers are always welcome! Starting June 7 to August 2, join…
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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. We also enjoy fellowship, as well as traveling together.  Newcomers are always welcome! Please check back on this Forever Young webpage to learn about any upcoming fun activities and complete the form below. …
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  SundaysTime:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Leader:  Mary Beth HarperZoom Meeting ID:  225-180-622Required Password: 757205 Description:  Join us as we meet and discuss the All-Church study.  Watch the weekly Sunday online sermon and join us as we enjoy discussing it together!  To view the weekly discussion guide, please click here.  Newcomers are always welcome! For assistance, please…
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HEALTH GROUP: ExerStart

Due to COVID-19, we have suspended our two ExerStart classes until we are able to safely be together.  Please check back on this website in the future for updated opening dates. Day and Time:  Mondays and Wednesdays,  9 to 9:45 a.m. Fall Session:  TBD No class on:  TBD Location:  Library | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader: …
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HEALTH GROUP: Volleyball

Day:  Sundays, Winter 2021 Time:  6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Location:  LaSalle Springs Middle School Leader:  Bill Ahal Description:  Enjoy fellowship and volleyball.  This is a Winter volleyball league and runs 10 Sundays from January through April.  Those interested in recreational adult coed volleyball should sign up now.  Limited openings are available. For more information, please email…
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LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Dates:   TuesdaysTime:   9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Leader:  Rev. Brenda BeckerMeeting ID:  347-375-197Zoom Required Password:  620077 Description:  We have studied the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures in order to understand Divinity and Humanity and the relationship between God and humans. Our goal is to search for the mysterious in order to find out who God is and who we…
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HEALTH GROUP: Total Body Workout

Day:  Tuesdays and Thursdays Time:  9 to 10 a.m. Location:  Fellowship Hall  | 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 with…
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Sojourners

LEARNING GROUP: Sojourners

Day:  SundaysTime:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Leader:  Bill Cleveland Description:  We are studying the the All-Church Study. We encourage the class to watch the online worship services on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. on Facebook.  We are doing self-discussions and providing a weekly Sojourners Class Notes from Bill Cleveland which are available below.  Newcomers are always…
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FELLOWSHIP GROUP: Lydia Circle

Day:  First Thursday of each month, September 2020 to May 2021Time:  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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Summer 2020 Catalog

Summer 2020 Online Catalog

Welcome to our Summer Adult Faith Formation catalog! On this page, you will find links to Classes, Groups, and All-Church Studies that we are offering for June to August of 2020.  All of the offerings found here are meeting ONLINE!  Our Classes, Groups and All-Church Studies can still be found on our webpage in the…
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Youth: Who We Are

Manchester Youth is a loving, fun, and inclusive community that equips students to make faith and life decisions by helping them grow in their understanding and relationship with God and others. What We Do We offer a variety of different opportunities for our youth to connect, learn, play, and grow in their faith. Due to…
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