Tag: Faith Formation

Summer Vacation

“How did you spend your summer vacation?”  The typical beginning-of-the-school-year essay will be a little weird this year. Like everything else in the “Season of Weirdness,” going on vacation in the year 2020 has been a very unusual experience for those who have been able to do so.  I just took two weeks off. We had planned…
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Missions Ministry Fair

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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 Health Administration from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs with a minor in Business. My husband, Pete, and I have been married for 25…
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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, communications and provides oversight 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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Small Groups

Youth Small Groups and Leadership Teams

COVID-19 Information Youth programming will look differently depending which phase Manchester UMC is in. Click here to read Manchester UMC’s Pandemic Plan for Mission and Ministry. We will complete every session of Confirmation but the details will change to keep everyone safe. We are currently in Phase 2 so all Manchester Youth programming will follow…
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Confirmation Program

COVID-19 Information Youth programming will look differently depending which phase Manchester UMC is in. We will complete every session of Confirmation but the details will change to keep everyone safe. Click below to read an explanation of each phase. We are currently in Phase 2 so all Manchester Youth Programming will follow the plans for…
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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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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.  For the Winter, our lessons are from the Adult Bible Studies and they support the theme of “Hope” and enhances our spiritual practices to deepen your relationship with God! …
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LEARNING GROUP: Parent Group

The Parent Group has decided to take a “pause” in meeting for the time being and will begin again in the Spring of 2021.  We look forward to the opportunity to once again safely meet in-person and grow in faith together. Please check back on this website for upcoming information.  If questions, please email Tiffany…
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Harvest

LEARNING GROUP: Harvest Group

Day:   Every SundayTime:  9:30 a.m.Zoom Meeting ID:  662-715-6690Zoom Password:  63005Leader:  Shared by Group   Broken Signposts – How Christianity Makes Sense of the World 2021 All-Church Lent Study Join us Feb. 21 as we begin the 2021 All-Church Lent Study. More information about this study will be provided soon. Please register one person per form…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  SundaysTime:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Leader:  Mary Beth HarperZoom Meeting ID:  225 180 622Required Password: 757205 Join our weekly Sermon Reflection Group Everyone is welcome to join our group at any time! We will continue to study and discuss the All-Church Study, called Sermon Reflection Study, which continues weekly. New curriculum is produced weekly, still…
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LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Dates:   Every Tuesday through Mid-May 2021  Note:  We are taking the holidays off between Dec. 15-Jan. 5.  Please join us again on Jan. 12Time:   9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Leader:  Rev. Brenda BeckerZoom ID:  347 375 197Passcode:  Please email Tiffany Conway to request passcode. Description:   Join us this Winter through Spring as study Romans!  Check back on…
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Sojourners

LEARNING GROUP: Sojourners

Day:  SundaysTime:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. when in personLeader:  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…
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Mens Bible Study

LEARNING GROUP: Men’s Bible Study

Day:  SaturdaysTime:  8 to 9 a.m.Leaders:  Rev. Steve Harbaugh and Kevin TobinMeeting ID:  807-155-411Zoom Required Password:  241385 Description:  Join us each week as study the Hebrew minor prophets.  As always, lessons are emailed ahead of time. A great way to start the weekend!  Grab a coffee and join us! How Can I Participate in this Online Group?Everyone is welcome…
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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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