We regularly have various studies and classes starting throughout the year, especially in the Fall and at the beginning of the new year. Here is a list of current offerings. Check back often to see what's new!
Email Adults@GraceAvenue.org with any questions.
Covenant Bible Study (REGISTER)
Covenant is a weekly Bible study that provides an overview of the entire Bible from Genesis to Revelation. At each meeting, we will watch a 20-minute video that features an engaging conversation between Biblical experts. Covenant is comprised of 3 modules that each last 8 weeks. They are entitled: Creating the Covenant, Living the Covenant, and Trusting the Covenant. You do not need to take the modules in order. The next available sessions are:
Covenant II – Living the Covenant
Thursdays 9:15-10:30am, Beginning Jan 15, Room 219, led by Laura Echols-Richter & Christopher Vaughan
Thursdays 7-8:30pm, Beginning Jan 15, Room 219, led by Laura Echols-Richter & Christopher Vaughan
This 8-week study explores how we are called to live out our covenant with God and others. The scripture passages studied include those that focus on how persons face the challenge of living in community. We will reflect on how being a person of faith impacts relationships in our daily lives. The cost of participant text is $20.
Covenant III – Trusting the Covenant
Thursdays 9:15-10:30am, Beginning March 19, Room 219, led by Laura Echols-Richter
Thursdays 7-8:30pm, Beginning March 19, Room 219, led by Laura Echols-Richter
This 8-week Bible study examines how we are called to respond when we face challenges and crisis. It explores what happens to our relationship with God when we face difficulties. Biblical passages include the story of Job, the Hebrew exile, and the apocalyptic visions in Daniel and Revelation, The cost of participant text is $20.
Women’s Bible Study (REGISTER)
Mondays 9:15-10:30am or 7:00-8:15pm
This group meets weekly for a variety of studies. Below is what is scheduled next. All are welcome to join at any time! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Undaunted: Daring to Do What God Calls You to Do
Led By Laura Echols-Richter
3 Weeks Beginning on May 4
Come share in this study based on the book/DVD by Christine Caine who talks about how God called her from a life where she felt unnamed, unwanted and unqualified into a God-filled and faith-fueled journey. We are called to Be the Love, Be the Hope and Be the Change!
Discipleship Bootcamp (REGISTER and MORE INFO)
9 WeeksBegins September April 16, 2015
Led By Billy Echols-Richter
This course is not for the faint of heart. You will be challenged about what you think and believe. You will be asked to read material outside of class. You will participate in role-plays and simulations where you will practice and refine expressing your beliefs as a United Methodist Christian… the results could be significant.
Methodism Class (REGISTER)
Sundays, 3:30-5:00pm | Beginning April 26th
This 3-week study, led by Bill D. Ball, Jr., will explore the history, beliefs, and doctrine of the United Methodist Church. Email email@example.com with questions. Childcare is available upon request.
Sisters of Scripture (REGISTER)
Wednesdays 9:30-Noon, Room 219
This group meets weekly, offering a variety of studies throughout the year. Here is what is coming up next:
Restless: Because You Were Made for More
Young Adult/Professionals Small Group (REGISTER)
Wednesdays 9:30-Noon | 9-Week Study Beginning Mar 18th
This study is hosted by the Sisters of Scripture and is based on the book by Jennie Allen. Using the story of Joseph, Jennie explains how his suffering, gifts, and relationships fit into the greater story of God-and how our stories can do the same. Cost is $20 (includes book and study guide). To register, contact Cathy Vining at firstname.lastname@example.org. Email Cathy Vining at email@example.com with questions.
This is a time for young adults (20’s and 30’s) to be in community. We meet for dinner and conversation. This goup meets off-site. Please contact Marcus Womack at firstname.lastname@example.org for locations and information.
Threshold: Open Table
Meets at Mattito's On Frisco Square (6129 Main St)
2nd Sundays of the Month (Next meeting is April 12, 2015)
Join Marcus Womack for an open discussion about faith and how God is and is not at work in this world. Different topics will be explored at each meeting (Faith & culture? What do we think about evil? Do Miracles exist? etc) Visit www.ThresholdFrisco.org or email email@example.com for more information. No registration necessary.
Childcare upon request at minimal cost for most studies.
For more information on any of these ministries,
please contact Bill D Ball Jr, Adult Minister
firstname.lastname@example.org or 972.335.2882, ext. 114