Tag: Bible Study

Making Sense of the Bible

LEARNING GROUP: Making Disciples

Day:  Tuesdays through May 2020 Time:  9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Location:  Room 222 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Rev. Nancy Wilson Description:  Join us for as we discuss the book, The Rising: Living the Mysteries of Lent, Easter, and Pentecost, then we will switch gears and discuss the book, Taste and See:  Discovering God Among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh…
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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 and Senior Leadership Teams. He has responsibility for leadership development and provides oversight for all program ministries and…
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Photo of cross on a hill as the sun is rising.


Dates:  Sundays, Dec. 1 – 22, 2019 and Sundays, Jan. 5 – May 31, 2020 Times:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 311 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Mark Irving Description:  For Advent, we will study From Holidays to Holidays: A Benedictine Walk through Advent by Albert Holtz.  Join us on January 5 as we begin studying We Are…
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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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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple Three Wed Evenings

Day:   Wednesdays, Sept. 4 to Mid-May 2020 Time:  6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Location:  Room 222 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Sydney Jumper Description:  All are welcome, and this group is called “Faithful Disciples”. This 32-week study will focus on the major and minor Old Testament prophets, with the exception of Daniel, and the thirteen Letters…
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Date:   Sundays, Aug. 18 to mid-May 2020 Time:   4 – 6 p.m Location:  Room 222 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Jim Warsaw Description: This traditional 34-week study covers the major themes of discipleship from both the Old & New Testaments. By the time you’ve completed this study, you will have read more than 70% of the…
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Day:   Wednesdays, Aug. 28 to mid-May 2020 Time:  7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Location:  Room 223 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Wanda Oldani 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…
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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 Bread Co.

Day:  Sundays, Jan. 5 to May 8, 2020 Time:  8:15 to 9 a.m. Location:  St. Louis Bread Co | 14560 Manchester Road Leader:  Shared by Group Description:  Grab a cup of coffee and a favorite pastry, then, at 8:15, join in a discussion of current events that links how we live as United Methodists with…
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Joy Butterfly


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.  Newcomers are always welcome! Please register one form per person below: For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See Also: Adult Groups Adult Classes Young Adults

Mom holding child's hand


Dates:   Alternating Fridays, Jan. 10 & 24, Feb. 7 & 21, Mar. 6 & 27, Apr. 3 & 17, May 1 & 15 Time:  9:30 to 11 a.m. Location:  Room 141 | Manchester UMC Leaders:  Erin Tenkman and Meghan Ferguson Description:  Join other parents for faith-based learning, sharing of ideas, and fellowship.  We meet every other Friday…
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Day:  Sundays Time:  11 a.m. to Noon Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Ralph Burns Description:  Using Rev. John Ortberg’s book, All the Places to Go, How Will You Know?, we will learn how God can lead us through doors that are open for us. Not only the physical doors, but also the opportunities of our mind…
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Here and Now Lent 2019


Day:   Every Sunday Time:  9 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 223  | Manchester United Methodist Church 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. Join us starting Jan. 19 as we kick off the…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  Sundays thru May 2020 Location:   Room 222 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Mary Beth Harper Description:  Join us in January as we discuss the book, The Simple Life of Mister Rogers.  In February, we will begin studying Margaret Feinberg’s book, Taste and See: Discovering God among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers.  It may change the way…
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LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Dates:   Tuesdays, Jan. 7 through mid-May 2020 Time:   9:30 to 11 a.m. Location:  Room 223 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Rev. Brenda Becker Description:  Join us as we study the Old and the New Testaments.  Complimentary childcare is available with advance registration.  Newcomers are always welcome! IMPORTANT:  One registration per person. For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See…
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Day:  Sundays Time:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Bill Cleveland Description:  We are studying the Book of Judges for the next quarter. This Old Testament book is full of fascinating tales, but it tells the story of God’s redeeming love for His people, even when they depart from His will.…
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LEARNING GROUP: Men’s Bible Study

Day:  Saturdays Time:  8 to 9 a.m. Location:  Room 141 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Rev. Steve Harbaugh Description:  A great way to start the weekend!  Lessons are emailed ahead of time. Coffee is provided. Register below: For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See Also: Adult Groups Adult Classes Young Adult Programs

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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Special Classes

We offer a variety of timely and intriguing special classes throughout the year that appeal to a wide variety of audiences, as well as different days and times.  Take advantage of our engaging and relevant classes and be sure to check this website frequently for more upcoming special classes to help you learn and grow. …
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