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 adults@graceavenue.org or contact Cathy Vining at CatherineHVining@gmail.com with questions.

He Speaks to Me: Preparing to Hear from God
7-Week Study Begins January 18
Join the Sisiter of Scripture for an exciting study of He Speaks to Me, Preparing to Hear from God by Priscilla Shirer. Priscilla uses the account of God speaking to Samuel in 1 Samuel 3 to explore how God speaks to Christians and how we can discern God’s voice and respond.

Grace Avenue ESL Classes
Spring 2017 Registration is January 19th from 6:30-8:00pm at Grace Avenue UMC
Classes Begins on Tuesday January 24th from 7-8:30pm

Grace Avenue offers English as a Second Language classes for those in the community needing to improve their English skills. Please contact Mary Martin at mary@graceavenue.org for more information about to class or volunteer opportunities.

Citizenship Classes
Spring 2017 Registration is January 19th from 6:30-8:00pm at Grace Avenue UMC
Classes Begins on Tuesday January 24th from 7-8:30pm

These classes will help prepare people for the citizenship exam so that they can become United States Citizens. If you are interested taking the class or volunteering to assit teaching the class contact Mary Martin at mary@graceavenue.org.

Gospel of John – Part I (REGISTER)
4-Week Study Begins January 27
Fridays, Noon-1:30pm, Room 216

During this study, we will focus on the first seven chapters of the Gospel of John. This extraordinary gospel is like no other. It can be read simply or the poetic passages can evoke complex interpretation. We will encounter powerful stories like the wedding at Cana, Jesus and Nicodemus, and the woman at the well. The study will be taught by Bill D. Ball, Jr. Please register in advance to receive the reading materials. Email adults@graceavenue.org with question.

Genesis – Part I – The Beginning (REGISTER)
3-Week Study Begins January 31
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm, Room 160 (Tom Graves Hall)

Join us as we explore the early chapters of the Book of Genesis. We will ponder the creation stories, the forbidden fruit, conflict between Cain and Able, and the Great Flood. We will ask how these ancient stories are relevant to our lives. It will be taught by Bill D. Ball, Jr. Please register in advance to receive the reading materials. Email adults@graceavenue.org. Childcare is available upon request

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.

Real Time Faith: Reclaiming Sabbath in the Suburbs (REGISTER)
2 week study beginning the week of February 13
Monday mornings 9:15-10:30 will be a Women’s Study Group (2/13 & 2/27)
Wednesday evenings are open to everyone, 7-8:30 (2/15 & 2/22)
Thursday mornings are open to everyone, 9:15-10:30 (2/16 & 2/23)

Join Laura Echols-Richter for this two-week Bible study as we reclaim the meaning and rhythm of Sabbath through scripture and prayer. Contact laura@graceavenue.org with questions. Childcare is available upon request.

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 laura@graceavenue.org with questions. Childcare is available upon request.

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.

Legendary Lunch
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 adults@graceavenue.org or complete this FORM.

Good Grief
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 joyce@graceavenue.org or complete this FORM.

Threshold: Open Table (Contact marcus@graceavenue.org for upcoming dates.)
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.) Visit www.ThresholdFrisco.org or email marcus@graceavenue.org, or fill out this form 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
billball@graceavenue.org or 972.335.2882, ext. 617.

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