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.
Lifesigns by Henri Nouwen (REGISTER)
Thursdays from 9:15-10:30am beginning Sept 3rd
Cost for book is $10 (if desired)
Laura Echols-Richter will lead this 4-week discussion based on Henri Nouwen’s book/Bible study related to how we move from living in the house of fear to the house of love.
Sisters of Scripture (REGISTER)
Wednesday 9:30-noon, Room 219
This group meets weekly, offering a variety of studies throughout the school-year. Below is a description of our current study. Email email@example.com or contact Cathy Vininv at CatherineHVining@gmail.com with quesitons
Children of the Day
10 week Study, Beginning September 9th
Join the Sisters of Scripture for an exciting Study of the Children of the Day which focuses on 1 and 2 Thessalonians. The cost of the book is $17.
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (REGISTER)
Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm Beginning Sept 10th
This 9-week course focuses on managing financial resources in a faithful manner. Includes videos and small-group discussions. Led by Brett Larson. Register on-line or email Adults@GraceAvenue.org. Childcare is available upon request. The cost of course materials is $95.
Faith & Sexuality Discussion and Study (REGISTER)
Thursdays, 7:00-8:30pm beginning Sept 10th
How are we called to relate to our neighbors who hold different views about sexuality, gender, and marriage? Marcus Womack will lead this 3-week discussion that will explore what the Bible says, the official position of the United Methodist Church, and key theological questions. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Moving On After Moving In
Fridays 9:30-11:30am beginning September 11th
This is a group for women who are new to the community or feel a need to get more connected. Gather with other women for 9 weeks as we hear insightful stories and explore practical biblical principles. Childcare is available. Led by Lisa Ciatti and Laurie Cooper. For detailed information and registration, CLICK HERE.
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 email@example.com with any questions.
For the Love by Jen Hatmaker
Mondays from 9:15-10:30 am OR from 7:00-8:30 pm
Begins Sept 14th | Cost for book is $15
For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards is a 4-week study for women who are willing to explore how we relate to friends, family, community and church. It is a study of how we live in grace with ourselves and others. Come join the discussion led by Laura Echols-Richter and Kristen Lane.
Gospel of Matthew Study (REGISTER)
Fridays from Noon-1:30pm, Beginning Sept 18th
Bring a lunch and join us for an 8-week in-depth study of the Gospel of Matthew. We will cover about four chapters of this gospel each week which will permit us to examine the text in a variety of intriguing ways. Led by Bill D. Ball, Jr. Register in advance to receive reading materials.
Methodism Class (REGISTER)
Sundays, 4:00-5:30pm | Beginning September 20th
This 3-week study, led by Bill D. Ball, Jr., will explore the history, beliefs, and doctrine of the United Methodist Church. Childcare is available upon request.
I Corinthians Study (REGISTER)
Tuesdays from 7:00-8:30pm beginning Sept 22nd
Join us for 6 weeks as we explore this important letter written by Paul to a new Christian community that is seeking to determine how it should interact with the surrounding culture. Led by Bill D. Ball, Jr. Email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance to receive the reading materials.
Disciple I: Walk through the Bible One Step at a Time (REGISTER)
Thursdays from 7:00-8:30 pm beginning Sept 24th
Cost of $35 for book (if desired)
Join Laura Echols-Richter for a six week study of Genesis and Exodus. We will look at the creation stories and how God makes covenant with us as God’s children. The stories of relationship and creativity will invite you to live out your daily life with faith and hope in God’s promise. It is truly about Relationship Rubrics: relationships with God, creation, one another, family and community.
Threshold: Open Table
Location TBD (Will be at a local restaurant.)
Sept 13th, October 11th, November 8th
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.) Visit www.ThresholdFrisco.org or email email@example.com for more information. No registration necessary.
The Threshold: Open Table discussion on Sept 13th will deal with Christianity and how we relate to other religions as part of Relationship Rubrics. CLICK HERE to learn more!
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.