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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 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:  9:00 to 10:00 a.m.Location: Room 141 | Manchester UMCLeader:  Jane CarrZoom Meeting ID:   437 814 450 Description:  The Joy class meets in person in room 141 or on line via Zoom.  Our lessons will be from the Adult Bible Studies.   Join us as we learn about the three units of Bible lessons in…
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Mom holding child's hand

LEARNING GROUP: Parent Group

Date:  Every other Friday (Oct. 22, Nov. 5 & 19, Dec. 3 & 17)Time:  9:30 to 11:00 a.m.Location:  Room 141 | Manchester UMCLeader:  Sarah Watson Description:  Join us in person at Manchester UMC as we begin discussing Francine Rivers’ novel “Unshaken,” which is a fictional account based on the book of Ruth from the Bible. …
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HEALTH GROUP: Basketball

Day:   Wednesdays, Sept. 18 – May 20, 2020 (No Basketball on 11/20, 12/11, 12/25, 1/1/20, and 2/27/2020) Time:  8:00 to 9:30 p.m. Location:  Fellowship Hall | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Joe McMillion Description:  Enjoy fellowship and play pick up games of basketball.  All adults ages and skill levels are welcome! Register below: For enrollment assistance,…
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Singles Group

LEARNING GROUP: Adult Singles

Day: SundaysTime:  11:00 a.m.Location: Room 309  | Manchester UMCLeader:   Ralph Burns Description:  Our group likes to emphasize the FOUR F’s:  Fun, Fellowship among Christian Friends, on a Foundation of meaningful Bible Study!  Newcomers are always welcome, so please join us any Sunday! Life and Ministry of the Messiah Starting October 17, join us as we begin studying,…
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LEARNING GROUP: LGBTQ+ Family Support Group

Day:  Varies Time:   Varies Location:  Member Homes Leader:  Dave – 314.614.5473 Description:  In 2021, the LGBTQ+ Family Support Group is celebrating our 4th anniversary as a ministry at Manchester UMC! If you’re the parent, grandparent or guardian of an LGBTQ+ person(s) and would like to be part of a network of families that supports them in a kind,…
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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! Upcoming Forever Young Events: Christmas Dinner at The Hearth Room (Lamp & Lantern Village, 141 & Clayton Road)December 14, 2021…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  SundaysTime:  9:00 to 10:00 a.m.Leader:  Mary Beth HarperLocation:  Room 223 | Manchester UMCZoom Meeting ID:  225 180 622Required Password: 757205 This class is for adults interested in making friends with other families at MUMC while growing spiritually through reflection and study. Our class often participates in the church-wide sermon studies but will also use…
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HEALTH GROUP: ExerStart

Due to COVID-19, we have suspended our two ExerStart classes until we are able to safely be together.  Please check back on this website in the future for updated opening dates. Day and Time:  Mondays and Wednesdays,  9 to 9:45 a.m. Fall Session:  TBD No class on:  TBD Location:  Library | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader: …
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HEALTH GROUP: Volleyball

Day:  Sundays, Winter 2022 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 Bible Study 43

LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Dates:   Every Tuesday, starting Sept. 14 thru Mid-May 2022Time:   9:30 to 11:00 a.m.Leader:  Rev. Brenda BeckerLocation:  Room 223 | Manchester UMC Description:  We will take the summer off.  This Tuesday Morning Bible Study is for women.  This fall, we plan to study the book of Deuteronomy, which is the fifth and final book of what…
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HEALTH GROUP: Total Body Workout

Day:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, when able to meet in person Time:  9 to 10 a.m. Location:  Fellowship Hall  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Jennie Kirchwehm Description:  Due to COVID-19, we have suspended classes until we are able to safely meet in person. All people are welcome to participate in our fun and enjoyable aerobics group.…
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Sojourners

LEARNING GROUP: Sojourners

Day:  Starting Sunday, September 19, 2021Time:  9:30 to 10:40 a.m. Location:  Room 309 | Manchester UMCLeader:  Prudy Bertolino Description:  We are taking the summer off and will resume in person starting Sunday, September 19th!  Our lessons will be from the Adult Bible Studies.   The three units of Bible lessons in this quarter unify around the theme, “Belong.”  Sociologists…
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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. We are currently finishing Romans and will next be looking at what Isaiah’s Servant Songs reveal about…
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Lydia Circle

LEARNING GROUP: Lydia Circle

Day: First Thursdays of Month (Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 3, Apr. 7, May 5)Time:  9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for PresentationLocation: Room 141 | Manchester UMC Time: 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for Book DiscussionLocation: The Hearth Room, 265 Lamp & Lantern Village, ChesterfieldLeaders:     Billie Coon and Marilyn…
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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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