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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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Online All Church Study Classes

Sermon Reflection Studies

Our Sermon Reflection Studies are produced here 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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Sunday Morning

Due to the current season we are in relation to COVID-19, Children’s Sunday school and additional fall activities have moved online to our Children and Family Ministries Facebook Group. All other Sunday morning activities such as PRAYground and Worship Materials have been suspended until further notice. In order to stay connected during this season of…
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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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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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SPECIAL CLASS: DivorceCare

Due to COVID-19, we are temporarily suspending our DivorceCare classes.   We hope to offer this class in the near future when we can safely meet in person.  Please check back on this website for upcoming information. Leader:  Peggy Daegele Description:   Unless you’ve been there, it’s hard to understand the hurt that comes from separation and…
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SPECIAL CLASS: GriefShare

Due to COVID-19, we are temporarily suspending our GriefShare classes.   We hope to offer this class in the near future when we can safely meet in person.  Please check back on this website for upcoming information. Leader:  Peggy Daegele Description:  It may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now. If…
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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple Four

Class Option 1:  Wednesday Mornings – Women OnlyDay:   Wednesdays, Sept. 9 to Mid-May 2021Time:  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.Zoom ID#:  955 8859 6272Password:  018276Class Option 2:  Wednesday EveningsDay:   Wednesdays, Sept. 9 to Mid-May 2021Time:  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.Zoom ID#:  956 580 726Password:  939535Leader:  Sydney JumperDescription:  This 32-week study concentrates on Old Testament Writings. Emphasis on the…
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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple One

Class Option 1 – Sunday AfternoonsDate:   Sundays, Aug. 30 to mid-May 2021Time:   4 – 6 p.mLeader:   Jim WarsawZoom ID: 867 7040 0991Password: 417857 Class Option 2 – Wednesday EveningsDate:   Wednesdays, Aug. 26 to mid-May 2021Time:   6:30 – 8:30 p.mLeaders:   Jana Lippard and Marty DauerZoom ID:  938 4110 1216Password: 996843 Description: Choose of these class…
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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. 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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Spring 2021 AFF Catalog

Spring 2021 Online Catalog

Hey Beloved Community! Welcome to our Spring 2021 Adult Faith Formation online catalog! I hope you will take some time to look over the many options that Manchester UMC has for you to get connected to others and to God. As the weather gets warmer and we spend more time outside, I encourage you to…
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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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