Tag: Bible Study


Special Online Class: Kingdom Dreams, Violent Realities

Dates:  Mondays, May 4 – 18 (3 sessions)Time:  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.Leader:  Nick Reinhardt-Swierk, Director of Young Adult & Social Justice MinistriesZoom Required Password:   043496 Meeting ID:  655-239-753 Description:   From the Global Board of Church and Society, this is a Bible study class on gun violence prevention. Based on Micah 4:1-4, we will address gun violence as a…
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Making Sense of the Bible

LEARNING GROUP: Making Disciples

Day:  Tuesdays through June 2020 Time:  9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Leader:  Rev. Nancy Wilson Zoom Required Password: 697261 Meeting ID: 314-779-879 Description:  Join us for as we discuss the book, The Rising: Living the Mysteries of Lent, Easter, and Pentecost.  We always welcome newcomers to our fun Bible study group. How Can I Participate in this…
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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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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple Three Wed Evenings

Day:   Wednesdays through Mid-May Time:  6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Leader:  Sydney Jumper Zoom Required Password:  939535 Meeting ID:  956-580-726 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 traditionally attributed to…
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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 through May 24, 2020Time:  8:30 to 9:20 a.m.Zoom Required Password: 932977Meeting ID:  539 790 610 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 spring, our lessons are from the Adult Bible Studies and they support the theme of “Life.” Join us as we discover and learn about Wilderness, Salvation, and…
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Mom holding child's hand


Dates:   Check back on this website after Apr. 3Time:  9:30 to 11 a.m.Leaders:  Erin Tenkman and Meghan Ferguson Description:  As busy parents and physical distancing, we are juggling our children and many tasks at a time and will try to meet sometime in April.  Please check back on this website around April 3rd for an…
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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 Time:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Leader:  Mary Beth Harper Zoom Meeting ID:  757205 Meeting ID:  225-180-622 Description:  Join us we meet and discuss the All-Church study.  Watch the weekly Sunday online sermon and join us as we enjoy discussing it together!  Newcomers are always welcome! How Can I Participate in this…
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LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Dates:   Tuesdays through mid-May 2020 Time:   9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Leader:  Rev. Brenda Becker Zoom Required Password:  620077 Meeting ID:  347-375-197 Description:  Join us as we study the Old and the New Testaments.  Newcomers are always welcome! How Can I Participate in this Online Group? Everyone is welcome to participate in any of the online…
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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 Zoom Required Password:  241385 Meeting ID:  807-155-411 Description:  A great way to start the weekend!  Lessons are emailed ahead of time. Coffee is provided. How Can I Participate in this Online Group? Everyone is welcome to participate in any of the online classes or…
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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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April and May 2020

April & May 2020 Online Catalog

Welcome to our April & May Adult Faith Formation catalog! In a first for Manchester UMC all of the offerings in this catalog are meeting ONLINE! Our Classes, Groups, & All Church Studies can still be found on our webpage in the places that they have always been. But we also wanted to have this…
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