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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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LEARNING GROUP: Alpha

Dates:  Sundays through mid-May 2021Times:  9:30 – 10:30 a.m.Leader:  Shared LeadershipMeeting ID:  936 9722 2824Required Passcode:  795891 Together at the Table: Diversity without Division in the UM Church Join us Jan. 10 as we start the new year off by studying the book, Together at the Table: Diversity without Division in the United Methodist Church.…
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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.  For the Winter, our lessons are from the Adult Bible Studies and they support the theme of “Hope” and enhances our spiritual practices to deepen your relationship with God! …
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LEARNING GROUP: Adult Singles

Day:  SundaysTime:  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! Starting January 17, we will return to studing John Ortberg’s…
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Harvest

LEARNING GROUP: Harvest Group

Day:   Every SundayTime:  9:30 a.m.Zoom Meeting ID:  662-715-6690Zoom Password:  63005Leader:  Shared by Group   Broken Signposts – How Christianity Makes Sense of the World 2021 All-Church Lent Study Join us Feb. 21 as we begin the 2021 All-Church Lent Study. More information about this study will be provided soon. Please register one person per form…
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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 Join our weekly Sermon Reflection Group Everyone is welcome to join our group at any time! We will continue to study and discuss the All-Church Study, called Sermon Reflection Study, which continues weekly. New curriculum is produced weekly, still…
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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:   Every Tuesday through Mid-May 2021  Note:  We are taking the holidays off between Dec. 15-Jan. 5.  Please join us again on Jan. 12Time:   9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Leader:  Rev. Brenda BeckerZoom ID:  347 375 197Passcode:  Please email Tiffany Conway to request passcode. Description:   Join us this Winter through Spring as study Romans!  Check back on…
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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:  SundaysTime:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. when in personLeader:  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…
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Lydia Circle

LEARNING GROUP: Lydia Circle

Day:  First Thursday of each month (Feb. 4, Mar. 4, Apr. 1, and May 6) Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Leaders:     Billie Coon and Marilyn WoodenZoom ID#:  833 5308 9458Password:  328987 Description:  Our group will study one book per month and meet via Zoom until we are able to meet safely in person.  Members…
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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

Covid-19 Update As we continue in this time of the Coronavirus pandemic, the MUMC Music Ministry will remain on hiatus for the Fall. This specifically includes; Sonshine Singers, Joyful Noise, Music Makers, Cantate, Coventry Choir and Chancel Choir. We will monitor the situation and re-evaluate our plan on October 1st. Until that time, some of…
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Winter 2021 AFF Catalog

Winter 2021 Online Catalog

Hey Church family! Welcome to our Winter 2021 Adult Faith Formation catalog! I find myself relieved to be moving into a new liturgical year, and a new calendar year. The season of weirdness remains to influence how we do church. And in the same breath, the Spirit of God continues to inspire, sustain, and connect…
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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. COVID-19 Information Youth programming will look differently depending which phase Manchester UMC is in. Click here to read Manchester UMC’s Pandemic Plan for Mission…
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