Tag: Faith Formation

Missions Ministry Fair

Want to get connected at Manchester UMC?

Dates: Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 – Faith Formation             Sunday,  Feb. 23, 2020 – Missions Time:   8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location:  Fellowship Hall | Manchester UMC Be sure to visit the Ministry Fairs before or after worship to learn about the many groups and disciple ministries available to you at Manchester UMC. You’ll have an opportunity to ask…
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Tiffany Conway

Ministry Coordinator My name is Tiffany Conway. I am originally from Indianapolis, IN, and moved to St. Louis in 1999. I graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public and Environmental Affairs with a minor in Business. My husband, Pete, and I have been married for 23 years.  We have two awesome children,…
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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, Lead and Senior Leadership Teams. He has responsibility for leadership development, human resources and provides oversight for all…
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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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Small Groups

Youth Small Groups and Leadership Teams

Please click here to view the google calendar for up to date meeting dates and times Hospitality Team Who: 6-12 gradersWhere: Youth RoomTime: 6:00-7:00pm This team will meet every other week on Monday evenings, though the bulk of the work will be done outside of regular meeting times. Youth will design and implement a system…
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Confirmation Program

At Manchester UMC, our Confirmation program provides an opportunity for young people to explore the Christian faith alongside other youth in a fun, relevant and engaging way. Our focus is on helping each young person learn about God’s unconditional love and amazing grace through experience and conversation. At the end of this journey, youth will…
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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 Bread Co.

Day:  Sundays through May 24, 2020Time:  8:30 to 9:20 a.m.Zoom Required Password: 932977Meeting ID:  539 790 610 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 spring, our lessons are from the Adult Bible Studies and they support the theme of “Life.” Join us as we discover and learn about Wilderness, Salvation, and…
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LEARNING GROUP: Parent Group

Dates:   Check back on this website after Apr. 3Time:  9:30 to 11 a.m.Leaders:  Erin Tenkman and Meghan Ferguson Description:  As busy parents and physical distancing, we are juggling our children and many tasks at a time and will try to meet sometime in April.  Please check back on this website around April 3rd for an…
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Here and Now Lent 2019

LEARNING GROUP: Harvest Group

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 starting Jan. 19 as we kick off the…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  Sundays thru May 2020 Time:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Leader:  Mary Beth Harper Zoom Meeting ID:  757205 Meeting ID:  225-180-622 Description:  Join us we meet and discuss the All-Church study.  Watch the weekly Sunday online sermon and join us as we enjoy discussing it together!  Newcomers are always welcome! How Can I Participate in this…
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LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Dates:   Tuesdays through mid-May 2020 Time:   9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Leader:  Rev. Brenda Becker Zoom Required Password:  620077 Meeting ID:  347-375-197 Description:  Join us as we study the Old and the New Testaments.  Newcomers are always welcome! How Can I Participate in this Online Group? Everyone is welcome to participate in any of the online…
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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 GROUP: Men’s Bible Study

Day:  Saturdays Time:  8 to 9 a.m. Leaders:  Rev. Steve Harbaugh and Kevin Tobin Zoom Required Password:  241385 Meeting ID:  807-155-411 Description:  A great way to start the weekend!  Lessons are emailed ahead of time. Coffee is provided. How Can I Participate in this Online Group? Everyone is welcome to participate in any of the online classes or…
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Health and Recreation Groups

Health and Recreation Groups

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of adult Health and Recreation Groups where you can help to enhance your physical health in a fun and supportive environment. Explore the list below 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…
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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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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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