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Rev. Winter Hamilton

Special Message from Rev. Winter Hamilton

Hey Friends! I hope this note finds you in good spirits and warm weather. For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Rev. Winter Hamilton and I am the new Pastor of Adult Faith Formation. I have been serving at Manchester UMC for six years, and have been doing Christian education for…
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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:  9:30 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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Mom holding child's hand

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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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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LEARNING GROUP: Adult Singles

Day:  SundaysTime:  11:15 a.m.Leader:   Ralph BurnsZoom Meeting ID:  914-6315-9986Required Password:  006995 Description:  Our group likes to emphasize the FIVE F’s:  Food, Fun, Fellowship among Christian Friends, on a Foundation of meaningful Bible Study!  Newcomers are always welcome, so please join us any Sunday at 11:15 a.m. on Zoom! Starting January 17, we will return to studing John Ortberg’s…
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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: 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. We also enjoy fellowship, as well as traveling together.  Newcomers are always welcome! Please check back on this Forever Young webpage to learn about any upcoming fun activities and complete the form below. …
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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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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 2021 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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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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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:  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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Lydia Circle

LEARNING GROUP: Lydia Circle

Day:  First Thursday of each month (Feb. 4, Mar. 4, Apr. 1, and May 6) Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Leaders:     Billie Coon and Marilyn WoodenZoom ID#:  833 5308 9458Password:  328987 Description:  Our group will study one book per month and meet via Zoom until we are able to meet safely in person.  Members…
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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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