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LGBTQ Reconciling Ministry

Reconciling Ministries Team, A Reconciling Community This is a team of laity and clergy who plan and implement Manchester UMC church programs focused on strengthening our welcome and inclusion of all people, especially those in the Lesbian/Gay/Bi-Sexual/                                     …
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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 and Senior Leadership Teams. He has responsibility for leadership development and provides oversight for all program ministries and…
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Young Adult Groups

We believe that life is better when we’re connected with other people in community. That’s why we offer several ongoing groups that meet regularly. These groups are fun, safe, encouraging and located across the St. Louis area. Some groups meet in homes while others meet at public places. Sometimes, people who have attend one of…
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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:  We are taking the summer off, so please join us this Fall 2019. Leader:  Shared by Group Description:  Please join us in September 2019 when we will 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…
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Joy Butterfly

LEARNING GROUP: Joy

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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LEARNING GROUP: Parent Group

Play Date:   Wednesday, July 10 at 9 am at Twin Oaks park Mom’s Night Out:   Monday, July 8 at 6:00 pm at Smitty’s Bar (14874 Clayton Rd in Ballwin) Leaders:  Erin Tenkman and Meghan Ferguson Description: Join other parents for faith-based learning, sharing of ideas, and fellowship.  This is a great, relaxed way to take a…
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HEALTH GROUP: Basketball

Day:   We are taking the summer off and plan to start up on Wednesdays after Labor Day 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. Register below: For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See Also: Adult Groups Adult Classes Young Adult…
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LEARNING GROUP: Adult Singles

Day:  Sundays Time:  11 a.m. to Noon Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Ralph Burns Description:  Join this fun and dynamic group uses engaging Bible studies from to grow our faith.  We are currently studying John Ortberg’s book, Who Is This Man?.  As we study this book, we will learn how Jesus’ life and…
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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. The Harvest class is currently studying The Power of Parable:…
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LEARNING GROUP: LGBTQ+ Family Support Group

Day:  Varies Time:   Varies Location:  Member Homes Leader:  Dave – 314.614.5473 Description:  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, loving manner, this group is for you. We will share information and experiences. Meetings are monthly in a…
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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. Group members also enjoy traveling together and welcome new members. The Forever Young Fellowship Group is currently planning more fun activities: June 23 – Picnic with fried chicken from Lee’s, potato salad, slaw, watermelon, beverages…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:  We are taking the summer off, so please join us this Fall 2019. Location:   Room 222 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Mary Beth Harper Description:  Newcomers are always welcome!  We will see you in September! Register below: For enrollment assistance, please contact Tiffany Conway. See Also: Adult Groups Adult Classes Young Adult Programs Share this:

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HEALTH GROUP: ExerStart

We have two ExerStart classes: Day and Time:  Mondays and Wednesdays,  9 to 9:45 a.m. Summer Session:  May 1 through August 28, 2019  (30 sessions)  Cost:  $30 No class on:  May 27, June 24, June 26 Leader:  Julie Webb Fall Session:  September 4 through December 11, 2019  (28 sessions)  Cost: $28    No class on:  Nov.…
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HEALTH GROUP: Volleyball

Day:  Sundays, Winter 2020 Time:  6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Location:  TBD Leader:  Bill Ahal Description:  Enjoy fellowship and volleyball.  This is a Winter volleyball league and runs 10 Sundays from January through April.  Starting in the late fall of 2019, those interested in recreational adult coed volleyball should sign up.  Limited openings will be available. For…
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LEARNING GROUP: Tuesday Morning Women’s Bible Study

Dates: Tuesdays, Jan. 8 to May 21: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Location:  Room 223 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Rev. Brenda Becker Description:  We will start the new year studying the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John). They all tell the story of Jesus’ life but they don’t necessarily tell the exact same story. We will consider how…
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HEALTH GROUP: Total Body Workout

Day:  Tuesdays and Thursdays Time:  9 to 10 a.m. Location:  Fellowship Hall or Room 137 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Jennie Kirchwehm Description:  All people are welcome to participate in our fun and enjoyable aerobics 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:  Sundays Time:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Bill Cleveland Description:  Join our Summer study and discussion of the Intertestamental Period. We will explore what happened during the years between the last book of the Old Testament, Malachi (about 400 BC) and the birth of Jesus Christ? How did…
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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!  Join us as we begin a topical Bible study of Forgiveness and then study the Gospel of Mark. Lessons are emailed ahead of time. Copies are also available each Saturday morning. Coffee is provided. …
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FELLOWSHIP GROUP: Lydia’s Circle

Day:  First Thursday of each month Time:  9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Location:  Room 141 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:     Billie Coon and Marilyn Wooden Description:  Lydia’s Circle offers a creative, supportive fellowship where women can know God and experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ. Programs are conducted by speakers of various…
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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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