Tag: Bible Study

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Special Classes: Homecoming

OPTION 1    Dates:  Sundays, Sept. 8 to 22  (3 sessions) – Young Adults (ages 18-35)    Times:  11:00 a.m. to Noon    Location: Room 222| Manchester United Methodist Church OPTION 2  Dates:  Wednesdays, Sept. 11 to 25  (3 sessions)    Times:  9:15 to 10:15 a.m.    Location: Room 221| Manchester United Methodist Church OPTION…
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Making Sense of the Bible

LEARNING GROUP: Making Disciples

Day:  Tuesdays, starting Sept. 3, 2019 through May 2020 Time:  9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Location:  Room 222 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Rev. Nancy Wilson Description:  Denominations from evangelical to mainline continue to experience deep divisions over universal social issues. The underlying debate isn’t about a particular social issue, but instead it is about how we understand the…
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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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Dates:  Sundays, Aug. 4 to Dec.  22, 2019 Times:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 311 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Mark Irving Description:  Join us as we look at the UM Church from its inception to today and discuss Gil Rendle’s book, Journey In The Wilderness.  On Aug. 26, we will begin studying John Dominic Crossan’s The Challenges of…
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LEARNING GROUP: Young Adult South City Knitting Circle

Dates:  Tuesdays:  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 to create and spend…
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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, Sept. 11 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:  We are taking the summer off, so please join us this Fall 2019. Leader:  Shared by Group Description:  Please join us in September 2019 when we will 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…
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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

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Dates:   Alternating Fridays, Aug. 23, Sept. 6 & 20, Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 & 22, Dec. 6 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 to learn and discuss…
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Day:  Sundays Time:  11 a.m. to Noon Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Ralph Burns Description:  This fun and dynamic group uses engaging Bible studies to grow our faith.  We are currently studying Who Is This Man? by John Ortberg.  On Sept. 29, we will begin the All-Church study, Defying Gravity. We welcome newcomers…
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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 as we discuss Fr. Richard Rohr’s videos on…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  Sundays, Aug. 25 to May 2020 Location:   Room 222 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Mary Beth Harper Description:  Join us as we discuss Susan Robb’s new book, Called. and we will learn how God calls us to a life that we could never imagine on our own. On Sept. 29, we will begin the All-Church study, Defying…
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LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Dates:   Tuesdays, Sept. 3 to mid-May 2020 (No class Dec. 24 & 31) Time:   9:30 to 11 a.m. Location:  Room 223 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Rev. Brenda Becker Description:  We will study the often misunderstood prophetic books of the Old Testament, including an exploration of their historical context, their artful use of language, their place within the…
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Day:  Sundays Time:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Rev. Bill Cleveland Description:  Join us for study and fellowship as we continue our fascinating study of Steven Hunter’s book, The Last Minute.  On Sept. 29, we will begin the All-Church study, Defying Gravity. In late October, we will study the Book…
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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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