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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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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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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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Fellowship Groups

At Manchester UMC, Fellowship Groups of people who 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) you’d like…
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Joy Butterfly

Joy Class

Day: SundaysTime: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.Location: Room 141 | Manchester UMCLeader: Jane CarrZoom Meeting ID: 943 2503 4266Passcode: 618070 Newcomers are always welcome! The Joy class meets in person in room 141 or online via Zoom. Summer 2022 For our Summer lessons, we will be from Adult Bible Studies curriculum around the theme, “Transform”. The…
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Mom holding child's hand

Parent Group

Day: Fridays, Sept. 30, Oct. 14 & 28, Nov. 11, Dec. 2 & 16Group will resume Jan. 6, 2023 Time: 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Location: Room 221 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Sarah Watson Description:  This learning and fellowship group consists of parents of all stages who meet and grow in faith-based learning and discussion. Study…
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Men’s Pick Up Basketball

This group takes the summer off and hopes to return in the Fall 2022. Location:  Fellowship Hall | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Joe McMillen Description:  Enjoy fellowship and play pick up games of basketball.  All adults ages and skill levels are welcome! Register below: For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See Also: Adult Groups Adult Classes…
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Singles Group

Adult Singles Bible Study

Day: SundaysTime:  11:00 a.m.Location: Room 309  | Manchester UMCLeader:   Ralph Burns Description:  Our group likes to emphasize FIVE F’s:  Fun, Food, Fellowship among Christian Friends, on a Foundation of meaningful Bible Study!  Newcomers are always welcome, so please join us any Sunday! Jesus – July 17 – Dec. 11 The Adult Singles Bible Study group will be studying…
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LGBTQ Heart in Hand

LGBTQ+ Family Support Network

The LGBTQ+ Family Support Network is a faith-based support group that provides ongoing education and resources, guest speakers and peaceful advocacy. Any LGBTQ+ person or family member – including parents, grandparents, or guardians of an LGBTQ+ person – are encouraged to join the group regardless of church or faith community affiliation. The group is celebrating…
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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! To learn more information, please complete below: For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See Also: Adult Groups Adult Classes Young Adult…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  Sundays No Class:  Jan. 16, Feb. 20, Mar. 20, Apr. 17, May 29, July 3, Aug. 28, Sept. 4, Dec. 25Time:  9:00 to 10:00 a.m.Location:  Room 222 | Manchester UMCZoom Meeting ID:  225 180 622Required Password: 757205Leader:  Mary Beth Harper This class is for adults interested in making friends with other families at MUMC…
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HEALTH GROUP: Volleyball

Day:  Sundays, Winter 2023 Time:  6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Location:  LaSalle Springs Middle School Leader:  Bill Ahal Description:  Enjoy fellowship and volleyball.  This is a Winter volleyball league and runs 10 Sundays from January through April.  Those interested in recreational adult coed volleyball should sign up now.  Limited openings are available. For more information, please email…
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Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Day:   Tuesdays, Sept. 6 – May 23, 2023No Class on Dec. 20 & 27, and Jan. 3Time:   9:30 to 11:00 a.m.Leader:  Rev. Brenda Becker Location:  Room 223 | Manchester UMCZoom ID: 347 375 197Passcode: Blessings Description:  The Tuesday Morning Bible Study group takes a break over the summer and will meet again starting Sept. 6. …
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HEALTH GROUP: Total Body Workout

Day:  Tuesdays and Thursdays Time:  8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Location:  Fellowship Hall  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Jennie Kirchwehm Description:  All people are welcome to participate in our fun and enjoyable exercise group. We utilize cardio, weights and toning in a no-pressure environment. Our instructor works with people of all ages and abilities, including those…
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Sojourners

LEARNING GROUP: Sojourners

Day: Every SundayTime: 9:30 to 10:40 a.m.Location: Room 309 | Manchester UMCLeader: Prudy Bertolino Newcomers are always welcome! On Sunday mornings, the Sojourners class meets in person in room 309. Fall 2022 This Fall, we will use the Adult Bible Studies curriculum that follows the theme, “Freedom.” The lessons explore the concept of salvation and God’s…
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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 on Zoom each Saturday morning as we read and study the Bible.  The discussion is lively and the fellowship is great. A great way to start the weekend!  Grab a coffee and join us! Please complete one registration…
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Lydia Circle

Lydia Circle

Day: First Thursdays of Month (Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 4)Time:  9:30 to 11:00a Location: Room 141 | Manchester UMC Leaders:     Billie Coon and Marilyn Wooden Description:  Lydia Circle is a group of women who meet to celebrate their desire to serve Christ…
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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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