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Sample Adult Classes

Here’s a list of sample classes at Manchester UMC. For a comprehensive list, visit this page. We invite you to advantage of our wide variety of topics to help you learn and grow. Classes are open to the public. Participants may join at any point. The Simple Faith of Mister Rogers Fly Tying for Beginners…
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Summer Reading List

So, what are you going to do while relaxing on the beach or napping in that condo this summer of 2018? Here are some books I’ve been reading over the past months, and perhaps you’ll find one or two of them interesting: Biography Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World, by…
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LEARNING GROUP: Friendship Class

Day: Two Sundays per Month Jan. 13 & 27 | Feb. 10 & 24 | Mar. 10 & 24 | Apr. 7 & 21 Time: 11:00 to Noon Location: Room 219 Leader: Tracy Marak Description:  Our Friendship Class is a Sunday school program for members and visitors (high school – adulthood) with developmental delays. While…
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Friendship Class

Two Sundays per month, 11 a.m.- Noon (room 219) Upcoming Sundays: 1/13, 1/27, 2/10, 2/24, 3/10, 3/24, 4/7, and 4/21 Manchester UMC’s Friendship Class is a Sunday school program for members and visitors (high school – adulthood) with developmental delays. While the group is in session, parents of Friendship Class students can attend church on…
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FELLOWSHIP GROUP: Hospitality

Day:               Second Mondays Leader:          Dorothy Wilkes Description:  The Hospitality ministry of Manchester UMC is an active group of adults that meet on the second Monday of each month.  The Hospitality ministry provides food and beverages for special occasions and funerals.  The group members also enjoy fellowship…
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HEALTH GROUP: Tai Chi

Day:  Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning January 8! Time:  9 to 10 a.m. Location:  Room 141 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Julie Webb Description:  Older adults are more likely to fall, resulting in serious injury.  Many measures can help reduce fall risk. One of the most effective methods of fall prevention is Tai Chi, an evidence based…
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SPECIAL CLASS: DivorceCare

Date:  Mondays, January 14 to April 29, 2019  (13 sessions) (no classes on Jan. 21 – MLK Day, Feb. 18 – President’s Day, or April 27 – Easter Monday) 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 hurt that comes…
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SPECIAL CLASS: GriefShare

Date:    Mondays, January 14 to April 29, 2019  (13 sessions) (no classes on Jan. 21 – MLK Day, Feb. 18 – President’s Day, or April 27 – Easter Monday) 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 about the future right…
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Fellowship Groups

At Manchester UMC, Fellowship Groups of 10 to 15 people gather to promote connection and community around a shared set of interests. Most Fellowship Groups gather on a regular frequency for dinner, movies, museum visits or other fun activity.  Explore the below list of current Fellowship Groups accepting new members. Let us know which group(s) you’d…
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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. Our lessons begin with God’s demands for our complete and undivided love as shown in passages from Deuteronomy and Psalms.  Newcomers are always welcome! Please register…
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HEALTH GROUP: Beginning Vinyasa Yoga Group

Day:  Thursdays Time:  Morning –11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location:  Room 141 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Jennifer Minor Description:  Vinyasa yoga synchronizes movement and breath through a series of poses that move participants through the power of inhaling and exhaling, creating a dynamic flow and moving meditation. Instructor Jennifer Minor is an energetic wife and mother…
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HEALTH GROUP: Basketball

Day:             Wednesdays through May 30, 2018 Time:            8:00 to 9:30 p.m. Location:      Fellowship Hall | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Joe McMillion Description:  Enjoy fellowship and play pick up games of basketball. Register below: For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See Also: Adult Groups Adult Classes Young…
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HEALTH GROUP: ExerStart

Day:  Mondays and Wednesdays Time:  9 to 9:45 a.m. Location:  Fellowship Hall | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Julie Webb Description:  We will continue our collaboration with OASIS to bring a new session of ExerStart to our congregation and community. ExerStart is a low-intensity exercise class for those adults who are 50+ and looking to add more activity…
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FELLOWSHIP GROUP: Senior Adults

Day:               Second Wednesday of each month Time:             11 a.m. to Noon Location:       Room 141 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:          Carole Howard Description:  Senior Adults is a daytime Fellowship Group for men and women, couples and singles. Our monthly program topics…
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Mary Martha Quilters

This group of ladies has a lot of history. Some of our quilters have been with this ministry for 30-40 years.  We range in age from 50s to 80s, but we are all young at heart. We meet every Monday, when church is open, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. with time for lunch 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. Below are our current special classes. Special Classes Basics by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Bible Basics:  Timeline for Senior High Youth (9-12 grades) Sunday mornings Bible Basics:  Timeline on Sunday mornings Bible…
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