Active Learning Sessions are elective courses designed to strengthen, reinforce and extend the vision of the Leadership Development core curriculum. These courses take you deeper into specific areas of leadership and service giving you eyes to see the need and the skills to fill them. 


Leading Change

Leading Change is a combination of teachings and practical application to challenges our church faces today and in the future.  It will be led by experienced change experts who will help to ensure our leaders are prepared to lead change at Manchester Christian Church. This is an opportunity to influence church strategy in one of our church’s top initiatives, creating a culture of connectivity

Guest Experience

This class offers practical ways to create high-quality guest experiences that not only make them feel safe and welcome but also paves roads to get them connected and engaged at Manchester Christian Church. 

Sticky Church

This class addresses the challenge of connecting with and integrating the people who come through our doors using the book “Sticky Church” by Larry Osborne.

This class is designed to provide participants with the tools they need to successfully lead, disciple, and multiply their group. It is packed with practical tools and inspiring stories that will help the small group leaders themselves grow spiritually and equip them to work with their small group members to become disciples of Jesus. The program will provide participants the chance to practice what they learn.

Seven Habits of the Highly Effective Small Group Leader


This course is complimentary to the original Leading Groups and Teams program we offer in our leadership core.  It is an action learning program where you will have a chance to learn, hone and practice three key skills important to successfully leading groups and teams.  These include facilitation, providing feedback and effective communications. 

Leading Groups and Teams II



These classes are constantly changing and evolving to meet the needs of the church culture. Dive into a course today or contact us for more information on how you can become the leader God designed you to be at Manchester Christian Church and beyond.