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Become A New Member

If you’ve decided to make Manchester UMC your church home, we celebrate that decision and invite you to join thousands of others in becoming a member of the church. We believe it’s important and helpful for new members to have a common understanding of our beliefs, history, culture, practices and expectations. For this reason, we…
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Winter-2021-2022

Winter 2022 Catalog

A Note from Rev. Winter Hamilton Hey Beloved Community! As we move into the cold winter months, I am reminding myself that there is a time and season for a slower pace. Often, if we try to rush forward, the ice-covered ground and frost filled air of winter will demand that we slow down. And,…
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Sermon Reflection Studies

Our Sermon Reflection Studies are produced in-house at Manchester UMC by the Pastor of Adult Faith Formation. This curriculum is produced weekly and is based off of the sermon for the week. These studies are open to everyone with no homework required. Sermon Reflection Study Groups meet throughout the week and you can join any…
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Faith In Action

Faith In Action

Social Justice Ministry announces the return of Faith In Action Days! Faith In Action Days remind us that our faith calls us to get out into the world and to get our hands dirty. Join us each quarter for a day of intentional reflection, learning, and engagement in our community.  Faith In Action days will…
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How Do I Participate?

Everyone is welcome to participate in any of these online classes or groups.  The classes and groups are meeting through a free website/app called ZOOM.  You can use your phone, tablet or personal computer. If you are connecting from your computer, you will just go to the website. If you are using your smartphone or…
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Sunday Morning

Welcome Children & Families! At Manchester UMC, we offer many ways for children and families to grow in faith and knowledge of God. Our children and families are ALWAYS welcome, safe, and loved by our staff, volunteers, and of course by God. We hope you will join us as we continue to educate these wonderful ever-growing…
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Adult Classes

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of classes where you can learn, grow and connect with other people. We divide our adult classes into three types: New Member Classes, Special Classes and Disciple Bible Study. New Member Classes If you’ve decided to make Manchester UMC your church home, we celebrate that decision and invite…
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Program & Class Options

Circle of Friends Preschool serves children ages 1 to 5 through a variety of programming options. After reviewing our program and class options below, we invite you to schedule a tour to get a feel for our preschool and let us answer any questions you may have. We are currently enrolling for in-person classes for…
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New Member Classes

New Member Classes are offered several times throughout the year and are a great way to learn more about yourself, our faith and how you can connect and serve here. Below are some upcoming New Member Classes: New Member Classes New Member Class For more information or assistance in enrolling in an upcoming class, please…
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SPECIAL CLASS: DivorceCare

The DivorceCare classes are currently not meeting at Manchester UMC. If you are interested in attending a DivorceCare class at another location, please click on the blue button. Description:   Unless you’ve been there, it’s hard to understand the hurt that comes from separation and divorce. We understand how you feel because we’ve been in the…
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SPECIAL CLASS: GriefShare

The GriefShare classes are currently not meeting at Manchester UMC. If you are interested in attending a GriefShare class at another location, please click on the blue button. Description:  It may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now. If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably…
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Disciple One A

Morning Option – Prefer Women Only Evening Option Date: Weds, Sept. 8 to May 11, 2022 Date: Weds, Sept. 8 to May 11, 2022 Time: 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Time: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Location: Room 222 | Manchester UMC Location: Room 222 | Manchester UMC Zoom ID#:  955 8859 6272Passcode:  018276 Zoom ID#:  956 580…
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Disciple Bible Study

Disciple Bible Study

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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About Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends Preschool is an outreach of Manchester United Methodist Church. The school is located on the lower level of the main church building near the intersection of Highway 141 and Manchester Road in Manchester, Missouri. We are currently enrolling for in-person classes for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years. Starting February 8, we will…
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Adult Groups

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of ongoing groups where you can learn, grow and connect with other people. We divide our adult groups into three types: Learning Groups, Fellowship Groups and Health/Recreation Groups. Learning Groups Learning Groups gather regularly during the year and engage in a variety of ongoing faith-related studies and educational…
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