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.
Study of James, Jude, & John 1,2,3 (REGISTER)
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm Beginning Feb 17th (Does not meet March 10th)
This is an advanced 5-week study of these New Testament books. We will cover a relatively small amount of text, while examining intriguing details in depth. Participants will be encouraged to engage in active reflection on how the texts speak to contemporary expressions of faith. Class is led by Bill D. Ball, Jr. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or register on-line.
Women’s Bible Study (REGISTER)
Mondays 9:15-10:30am, Room 219
This group meets weekly. Below are the next two studies that are schueled. All are welcome to join at any time! Contact email@example.com with any questions.
Ms. Understood (by Jen Hatmaker)
Led by Kristen Lane
3 Weeks (Meeting January 26, February 2 & 9)
What's so great about being a woman? According to the book Ms. Understood, everything! We will explore and learn how Tamar, Rahab, Bathsheba, Ruth, and Mary can teach us about our spiritual identity. Reclaim the remarkable gifts and rediscover God's passion for his daughters
Living Jesus as the Question
Led By Laura Echols-Richter
5 Weeks Beginning on February 23 (Not Meeting March 9)
Jesus asked 307 questions during his ministry and only directly answered 3. Come share in the discussion as we live into the questions Jesus asked and why he thought they were important to living out our faith. Based on a book by Martin B. Copenhaver.
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:
The Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the MIdst of Endless Demands Young Adult/Professionals Small Group (REGISTER)
7-Week Study, Beginning January 14
In this study, Lysa TerKeurst shares that there is a big difference between saying yes to everyone and saying yes to God. We will explore healthy ways to say no to others and identify ways to center our lives around God’s love. The cost of the books is $20 (includes book and study guide). Email Cathy Vining at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com for locations and information.
Threshold: Open Table
Meets at Pizzeria Testa on Frisco Square of Sunday Evenings
Watch for new Dates/Times coming in February!
Join Marcus Womack for an open discussion about faith and how God is and is not at work in this world. Visit www.ThresholdFrisco.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. No registration necessary.
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (REGISTER)
9-Week Study, Sundays, 3:00-5:00pm
Begins January 18th (No Class on Feb 1 or March 8)
This course focuses on managing financial resources in a faithful manner. It includes video presentations and small-group discussions. Childcare is available upon request. The cost of course materials is $95.
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
email@example.com or 972.335.2882, ext. 114