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 and Senior Leadership Teams. He has responsibility for leadership development and provides oversight for all program ministries and…
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Core Classes

Core 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 Core Classes: Core Class New Member Class For more information or assistance in enrolling in an upcoming class, please contact Pastor Jim Peich or Tiffany Conway.…
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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, Jan. 5 to May 8, 2020 Time:  8:15 to 9 a.m. Location:  St. Louis Bread Co | 14560 Manchester Road Leader:  Shared by Group Description:  Grab a cup of coffee and a favorite pastry, then, at 8:15, join in a discussion of current events that links how we live as United Methodists with…
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Joy Butterfly


Day:  Sundays Time:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 141  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Jane Carr Description:  Join us as we explore our lessons that focus on our love for God.  Newcomers are always welcome! Please register one form per person below: For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See Also: Adult Groups Adult Classes Young Adults

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Dates:   Alternating Fridays, Jan. 10 & 24, Feb. 7 & 21, Mar. 6 & 27, Apr. 3 & 17, May 1 & 15 Time:  9:30 to 11 a.m. Location:  Room 141 | Manchester UMC Leaders:  Erin Tenkman and Meghan Ferguson Description:  Join other parents for faith-based learning, sharing of ideas, and fellowship.  We meet every other Friday…
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Here and Now Lent 2019


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 Location:   Room 222 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Mary Beth Harper Description:  Join us in January as we discuss the book, The Simple Life of Mister Rogers.  In February, we will begin studying Margaret Feinberg’s book, Taste and See: Discovering God among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers.  It may change the way…
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LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Dates:   Tuesdays, Jan. 7 through mid-May 2020 Time:   9:30 to 11 a.m. Location:  Room 223 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Rev. Brenda Becker Description:  Join us as we study the Old and the New Testaments.  Complimentary childcare is available with advance registration.  Newcomers are always welcome! IMPORTANT:  One registration per person. For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See…
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Day:  Sundays Time:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Bill Cleveland Description:  We are studying the Book of Judges for the next quarter. This Old Testament book is full of fascinating tales, but it tells the story of God’s redeeming love for His people, even when they depart from His will.…
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LEARNING GROUP: Men’s Bible Study

Day:  Saturdays Time:  8 to 9 a.m. Location:  Room 141 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Rev. Steve Harbaugh Description:  A great way to start the weekend!  Lessons are emailed ahead of time. Coffee is provided. Register below: For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See Also: Adult Groups Adult Classes Young Adult Programs

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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