Tag: Bible Study

A Formless Void

“…the earth was a formless void…” This phrase, in the well-known first verses of the Bible, engages the imagination, and is worth a pause for contemplation. We may want to quickly rush to the part where God turns on the light, but maybe it’s okay for us to linger in the liminal space of the darkness…
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Making Sense of the Bible

LEARNING GROUP: Making Disciples

Day:  TuesdaysTime:  9:30 – 10:30 a.m.Leader:  Rev. Nancy WilsonMeeting ID:  314-779-879Zoom Required Password: 697261 Description:  Join this enjoyable group as we study the Lectionary readings each week.  We always welcome newcomers to our fun Bible study group! How Can I Participate in this Online Group? Everyone is welcome to participate in any of the online…
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Portrait of Rev. Jim Peich

Rev. Jim Peich

Executive Pastor of Ministry & Leadership Rev. Jim Peich is the Executive Pastor of Ministry & Leadership at Manchester United Methodist Church. Jim serves as a member of the Church Leadership Board as well as our Pastoral, Lead and Senior Leadership Teams. He has responsibility for leadership development, human resources and provides oversight for all…
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Photo of cross on a hill as the sun is rising.


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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LEARNING GROUP: Young Adult South City Knitting Circle

Dates:  2nd and 4th Tuesdays Times:  6 to 7:30 p.m. Location:  Mangia Italiano – Game Room | 3145 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis Leader:   Liz Shuburte & Bridget Fricher Description:  This is an ongoing small group for folks, ages 18-35.  We meet in South City to knit and crochet!  Beginners and experts alike will gather weekly…
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Class Option 1:  Wednesday Mornings – Women OnlyDay:   Wednesdays, Sept. 2 to Mid-May 2021Time:  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.Class Option 2:  Wednesday EveningsDay:   Wednesdays, Sept. 2 to Mid-May 2021Time:  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.Location:  Room 222 | Manchester UMCLeader:  Sydney JumperDescription:  This 32-week study concentrates on Old Testament Writings. Emphasis on the Psalms as Israel’s hymnbook and…
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Class Option 1 – Sunday AfternoonsDate:   Sundays, Aug. 23 to mid-May 2021Time:   4 – 6 p.mLocation:  Room 223 | Manchester United Methodist ChurchLeader:   Jim Warsaw Class Option 2 – Wednesday EveningsDate:   Wednesdays, Aug. 26 to mid-May 2021Time:   6:30 – 8:30 p.mLocation:  Room 311 | Manchester United Methodist ChurchLeaders:   Jana Lippard and Marty Dauer Description: Choose of…
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Day:   Tuesdays, Sept. 8 to mid-May 2021Time:  9:30 – 11:30 a.m.Location:  Room 220 | Manchester United Methodist ChurchLeader:  Prudy Bertolino Description:  This 32-week study that offers a deeper examination of Genesis, Exodus, Luke and Acts, emphasizing the rhythm of coming to God and going for God. It explores all experiences of life as opportunities for faithful…
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Disciple Bible Study

Disciple Bible Study Classes

DISCIPLE is a program of Bible study aimed at developing strong Christian leaders. The study examines the Old and New Testaments, emphasizing the wholeness of the Bible as a revelation of God. DISCIPLE draws upon the work of scholars, the personal Bible reading and study of the participant, and dynamic group discussion to aid understanding…
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LEARNING GROUP: Sunday Mornings At Home (Bread Co.)

Day:  Sundays through May 24, 2020Time:  8:30 to 9:20 a.m.Meeting ID:  539 790 610Zoom Required Password: 932977 Description:  Grab a cup of coffee and a favorite pastry, then, at 8:30, join in via Zoom for a discussion of current events that links how we live as United Methodists with what’s happening in our world.  Newcomers…
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Joy Butterfly


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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Mom holding child's hand


Leaders:  Erin Tenkman and Meghan Ferguson Description: Over the summer, we will take a break; however, we will start up again in the Fall.  Please check back on this website in early August when we will be announcing our upcoming fun opportunities. We are a fun group of parents that meet and grow in faith-based…
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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


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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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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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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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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LEARNING GROUP: Men’s Bible Study

Day:  Saturdays Time:  8 to 9 a.m. Leaders:  Rev. Steve Harbaugh and Kevin Tobin Meeting ID:  807-155-411 Zoom Required Password:  241385 Description:  Join us as we follow upon Pastor Andy’s sermon series and study the teaching of John Wesley by reading a selection of his sermons.  We will be studying the “character of the people called Methodists.” Lessons…
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Learning Groups

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of adult Learning Groups where you can connect with other people as you learn and grow in your faith together. Explore the below list 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 introduce…
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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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