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.
Sisters of Scripture (REGISTER)
Wednesday 9:30-Noon, Room 219 (During the school-year)
This group of women meets weekly, offering a variety of studies throughout the school-year. Our next study is listed below. Email email@example.com or contact Cathy Vining at CatherineHVining@gmail.com with questions.
Seamless by Angie Smith
7-Week Study Begins March 15
In seven sessions, Seamless covers the people, places, and promises of the Bible, tying them together into the greater story of Scripture. Participants in this study will gain an overarching understanding of the fundamental layout and meaning of the Bible.
Disciple I: Study of Exodus Through the Prophets (REGISTER)
Thursdays from 7:00-8:30pm Beginning February 2
As part of the Disciple I long-term study we will be focusing on Exodus – Prophets for this 6-week study. Anyone can join us! Contact Mary Martin at Mary@GraceAvenue.org with questions or register on-line.
Questions of Faith: Understanding the Will of God (REGISTER)
4 week study beginning the week of March 13
Monday mornings 9:15-10:30 will be a Women’s Study Group (Begins 3/13)
Wednesday evenings are open to everyone, 7-8:30 (Begins 3/15)
Thursday mornings are open to everyone, 9:15-10:30 (Begins 3/16)
his four-week class will explore images of God and seek a deeper understanding of the Will of God.
Join Laura Echols-Richter in the study of Scripture as we discuss images from The Shack by Wm. Paul Young. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Childcare is available upon request.
Gospel of John – Part II (REGISTER)
4-Week Study Begins March 17 | Fridays, Noon-1:30pm, Room 216
We will be studying chapters 8 to 14 of the Gospel of John. This includes the healing of the blind man, Jesus’ friendship with Mary and Martha, the raising of Lazarus, and the washing of the disciple’s feet. If you missed Part I, you can still join us for this study. The leader is Bill D. Ball, Jr. Please register in advance to receive the reading materials.Email email@example.com with questions.
Faith Connections: Racism? : Understanding Systemic Racism and Privilege in Today's Society (REGISTER)
3-weeks on Monday nights from 7:00-8:30 pm: March 20, 27 & April 3
Led by Scott & Cheyenne Adams
A 3 week Open Forum for people who want to be a part of the change. This will be an opportunity for education and open discussion concerning one of the most relevant topics in today's culture: Racism & Privilege.
Are they present where I live? What can I do about it? Come and hear historical and biblical perspectives, as well as personal experiences from members of our church community.
Session I (March 20): What is Systemic Racism?
Gospel of John – Part III (REGISTER)
Session II (March 27): Do I Believe Systemic Racism Still Exists?
Session III (April 3): Can I be Part of the Solution?
4-Week Study Begins March 21 | Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm, Room 160 (Tom Graves Hall)
We will be studying chapters 13 to 21 of the Gospel of John. This includes Jesus’ farewell words, arrest, trial, death, and resurrection. This study is a great way to prepare to take in the fullness of Lent and Easter. If you missed earlier parts of this study, don’t let that stop you from joining us for this study. The leader is Bill D. Ball, Jr. Please register in advance to receive the reading materials. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
2-Week Study Begins March 19th
Sundays, 3:30-5:00pm, Room 216
This study will explore the history, beliefs, and doctrine of the United Methodist Church. This is a great class for both new members and long-time members who want to learn more about the denomination. It will be taught by Bill D. Ball, Jr., Adult Minister. Email email@example.com with questions. Childcare is available.
We Love Caregivers
On-Going Support & Study Group
(Contact Joyce Cravens at joyce@GraceAvenue.org for meeting times.)
This is a group for persons caring for a loved one with some form of dementia. This can be a difficult and lonely journey. Come join us we gather in community for study, sharing, and support. Classes are facilitated by Joyce Cravens, Heart Adults Minister.
First Wednesdays of the Month, 11am – 12:15pm, Local Restaurants
Join us for our new monthly gathering for retired men. There is a short program with the primary focus being enjoying food and fellowship. Please register by the Monday prior to the Wednesday event by e-mailing by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or complete this FORM.
First Sundays, 2:00-3:00pm, Prayer Room
On the first sundays of the month, all are invited to visit the prayer room for a time of prayer, conversation, and support. The time is facilitated by Rev. Joyce Cravens. For more information contact email@example.com or complete this FORM.
Location: The British Lion Pub at 5454 Main Street (Main Street and the Toll Road)
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? Gender issues, Race, Sexuality, etc.) Topics change for each meeting. Visit www.ThresholdFrisco.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out this form for more information. No registration necessary. Here are upcoming dates and topics:
Special 3-Week Open Table Discussion about "The Will of God"
Thursdays March 23, 30, and April 6
8-9:30pm Open Table at the British Lion Pub
Over the course of 3 weeks we will dive into the many ways we understand “The Will of God.” With such a pressing faith matter, we want to have plenty of time each week to explore the nuances of how God is or isn’t moving in our lives and world. These conversations will flow in conjunction with our Lent worship series. Bring your thoughts, questions, and experiences for our time together.
***Also, if there is enough interest in a different day or time with childcare at the church, then we will explore a Sunday evening option to add to these conversations so as many people who are interested can participate. Please contact Marcus Womack at email@example.com if this is something you are interested in.***
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. 617.