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Rev. Winter Hamilton

Special Message from Rev. Winter Hamilton

Hey Friends! I hope this note finds you in good spirits and warm weather. For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Rev. Winter Hamilton and I am the new Pastor of Adult Faith Formation. I have been serving at Manchester UMC for six years, and have been doing Christian education for…
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Church online

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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Church online

Online All-Church Study

Our All-Church Study will be continuing online until we are all back together again! There will be new curriculum produced weekly, still based off of Pastor Andy’s sermons. These studies are open to everyone with no homework required. Multiple groups are meeting throughout the week. See below which time works best for you! The important…
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Room Request Form

Please submit a separate Room Request Form for each Manchester UMC approved event/activity. Because space at the church is in high-demand, you are encouraged to submit your room request as early as possible. An email confirming your request will be sent after you submit the below form. The event/activity contact person will typically be contacted…
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Sunday Morning

Due to the current season we are in with COVID-19, all Children’s Ministry Sunday morning activities (Sunday school, PRAYground, and Worship Materials) have been suspended until further notice. Please join Manchester UMC’s Children and Family Ministries Facebook group to participate in special programming that families can do together at home. Click here to join! Welcome…
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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: Core Classes, Special Classes and Disciple Bible Study. Core Classes Core Classes are offered several times throughout the year and are a great way to learn more about…
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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. FOUR & FIVE YEAR OLDS Our Fours &…
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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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Young Adult Classes

We offer a variety of timely and intriguing classes throughout the year that appeal to a wide variety of audiences. Whether it’s a book study, simply talking about current events or tackling some of the most important social issues of our day, we welcome discussion, dialogue and learning. Most of our classes are free and…
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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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Holy BIble

SPECIAL CLASS: Race & American Religion

Date:  Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 (4 sessions) Time:  6:30-7:30 p.m. Location:  Room 221 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Nicki Reinhardt-Swierk, Director of Social Justice Description: Why is Sunday morning still the most segregated time of the week? This four-week, lecture-style class will examine the relationship between race and American religious identity throughout our nation’s…
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SPECIAL CLASS: DivorceCare

Date:  Mondays, January 6 to April 20, 2020 (No sessions on Jan. 20 or Feb. 17) Time:  7 to 9 p.m. Location:  Room 223 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Peggy Daegele 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…
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SPECIAL CLASS: GriefShare

Date:   Mondays, January 6 to April 20, 2020 (No sessions on Jan. 20 or Feb. 17) Time:   7 to 9 p.m. Location:  Room 221 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Peggy Daegele 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,…
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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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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. Circle of Friends Preschool is open to all faiths and traditions. While families do not need to attend…
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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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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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