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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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We Need Each Other

We need each other. It’s how we are created, you know, to be in relationship. We are made to connect with others. The image of God is relational, which means we, created in the divine image, are too. “In the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body.” “Individually we are members of one…
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Church Online

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Manchester UMC is moving its ministries to online wherever possible. We will continue to live out our promise to be the church through “our prayers, our presence, our gifts, our service, and our witness.” Quick Links Worship Online Only via Facebook or on the website Sundays at 9:30 and…
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Get Involved

Ministry & Missions Fairs

Manchester UMC will be holding a Ministry Fair on Sunday, Feb. 23 and a Missions Fair on Sunday, March 8 in Fellowship Hall. These two events are a great opportunity for the many ministries of Manchester UMC to share their purpose with the congregation and recruit new people to their teams. Ministries may setup their…
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Connect Card

We’re so glad you’re here today! Help us stay connected with you. Please fill out one digital or paper connect card per household every time you participate in an activity or gathering of Manchester UMC. All people are welcome and safe here. If you need assistance or would like more information, please check out our…
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LGBTQ Reconciling Ministry

“We affirm all persons as equally valuable in the sight of God. We therefore work toward societies in which each person’s value is recognized, maintained, and strengthened.” -United Methodist Social Principles paragraph 162. Our Work The LGBTQ Reconciling Ministries Team is under the umbrella of Manchester UMC’s Social Justice Ministry.  This is a team of…
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Small Groups

Youth Small Groups and Leadership Teams

Due to COVID 19 small groups and leadership teams have an alternate schedule and are meeting on Zoom. The google calendar is updated with times and dates of meetings. If you have any questions please email Beth. Please click here to view the google calendar for up to date meeting dates and times Hospitality Team…
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Discover Your Spiritual Gifts!

Together, we’re able to make a transforming difference in families, neighborhoods, communities and the world. Whatever your age, interests, abilities or experiences, join us on this important journey! STEP 1: COMPLETE the Spiritual Gifts Discovery Assessment We believe that God has given you specific spiritual gifts and abilities to help people in our church, communities and…
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Fellowship Groups

At Manchester UMC, Fellowship Groups of 10 to 15 people gather to promote connection and community around a shared set of interests. Most Fellowship Groups gather on a regular frequency for dinner, movies, museum visits or other fun activity. Explore the below list of current Fellowship Groups accepting new members. Let us know which group(s)…
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LEARNING GROUP: Sunday Mornings At Home (Bread Co.)

Day:  Sundays through May 24, 2020Time:  8:30 to 9:20 a.m.Meeting ID:  539 790 610Zoom Required Password: 932977 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

LEARNING GROUP: Joy

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 summer, our lessons are from the Adult Bible Studies and they support the theme of “Community.” We will look at our community’s connection to God, God’s care…
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FELLOWSHIP GROUP: Forever Young

Leader:  Dorothy Wilkes Description:  Forever Young is an active group of adults that share monthly dinners at church or a local restaurant. We also enjoy fellowship, as well as traveling together.  Newcomers are always welcome! Please check back on this Forever Young webpage to learn about any upcoming fun activities and complete the form below. …
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Sojourners

LEARNING GROUP: Sojourners

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 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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