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Fall 2021 online catalog

Fall 2021 Catalog

A Note from Rev. Winter Hamilton Hey Beloved Community! Welcome to our Fall 2021 Online Adult Faith Formation Catalog. This fall we have a bunch of classes meeting. Some are meeting online, some are in-person, and some are hybrid. Meals & Ministry, our Wednesday evening programing is returning. We will have classes, and dinner, and…
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About Youth

Youth Mission Statement 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. Here is the Updated COVID Protocols for Fall 2021. Learn more about our Youth program: Youth Leadership Teams Confirmation Youth Events,…
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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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Alpha Class

LEARNING GROUP: Alpha

Dates:  Sundays, Sept. 19 – End of May 2022New Time:  9:00 – 10:00 a.m.Location:  Sept. 19-Oct. 3 on ZoomOct. 10 and after in Room 222 | Manchester UMCLeader:  Shared LeadershipMeeting ID:  843 6667 1102Required Passcode:  245451 Description: Join the Alpha Group as they reflect on how the teachings of Jesus and Christian practices relate to…
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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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Joy Butterfly

LEARNING GROUP: Joy

Day:  SundaysTime:  9:00 to 10:00 a.m.Location: Room 141 | Manchester UMCLeader:  Jane CarrZoom Meeting ID:   437 814 450 Description:  Starting Sunday, Sept. 19, the Joy class will be offering this class in person in room 141 or on line via Zoom.  Our lessons will be from the Adult Bible Studies.   Join us as we learn…
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LEARNING GROUP: Adult Singles

Day: Sundays starting Sept. 19Time:  11:00 a.m.Location: Room 309  | Manchester UMCLeader:   Ralph Burns Description:  Our group likes to emphasize the FOUR F’s:  Fun, Fellowship among Christian Friends, on a Foundation of meaningful Bible Study!  Newcomers are always welcome, so please join us any Sunday! The Walk – 5 Essential Practices of the Christian Life Through October…
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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! Upcoming Forever Young Events: Christmas Dinner at The Hearth Room (Lamp & Lantern Village, 141 & Clayton Road)December 14, 2021…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  SundaysTime:  9:00 to 10:00 a.m.Leader:  Mary Beth HarperLocation:  Room 223 (starting Sept. 19)Zoom Meeting ID:  225 180 622Required Password: 757205 This class is for adults interested in making friends with other families at MUMC while growing spiritually through reflection and study. Our class often participates in the church-wide sermon studies but will also use…
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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 2022 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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Tuesday Bible Study 43

LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Dates:   Every Tuesday, starting Sept. 14 thru Mid-May 2022Time:   9:30 to 11:00 a.m.Leader:  Rev. Brenda BeckerLocation:  Room 223 | Manchester UMC Description:  We will take the summer off.  This Tuesday Morning Bible Study is for women.  This fall, we plan to study the book of Deuteronomy, which is the fifth and final book of what…
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HEALTH GROUP: Total Body Workout

Day:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, when able to meet in person Time:  9 to 10 a.m. Location:  Fellowship Hall  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Jennie Kirchwehm Description:  Due to COVID-19, we have suspended classes until we are able to safely meet in person. All people are welcome to participate in our fun and enjoyable aerobics group.…
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Sojourners

LEARNING GROUP: Sojourners

Day:  Starting Sunday, September 19, 2021Time:  9:30 to 10:40 a.m. Location:  Room 309 | Manchester UMCLeader:  Prudy Bertolino Description:  We are taking the summer off and will resume in person starting Sunday, September 19th!  Our lessons will be from the Adult Bible Studies.   The three units of Bible lessons in this quarter unify around the theme, “Belong.”  Sociologists…
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Lydia Circle

LEARNING GROUP: Lydia Circle

Day: Thursdays, Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2Time:  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Location: Room 141 | Manchester UMCLeaders:     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 of various…
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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

Worship Arts Opportunities Manchester United Methodist Church has a long standing history of music and the worship arts. We offer an extensive opportunities of adult choirs and bands. Below are brief descriptions of each one. Check out these websites: Drama & Arts Handbell Choir Youth Music Children’s Choirs Questions? Email the Director of Music and Worship…
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