Bible Study

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 [email protected] with any questions.

Same Kind of Different as Me

Women’s Night Out: Dinner & Conversation
Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 6:30-8:30 pm |$15 for Dinner

Come join the women of Grace Avenue for a night of good food and conversation around the best-selling book and newly released movie Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall & Denver Moore. We will talk about our differences, what we hold in common, our need for confession, forgiveness and grace. We will also focus on how we as a church and as individuals can live into our mission of “Eradicating Homelessness in Whatever Form it Presents Itself“.

This is a great night to invite a friend and join us!

Dinner will be catered by Salsa’s Tex Mex. Childcare is provided upon request.

Please register by November 7th at noon so we can order enough food.

Email [email protected] with questions.


Taking a Stand

Begins the week of October 30th
Monday mornings 9:15-10:30 am (Women’s Study)
Thursday mornings from 9:15-10:30 am (All are Welcome)

500 years ago Martin Luther stood up for what he believed in and began the Protestant Reformation. Our Fall Confirmation Class will stand and profess their faith on Sunday, Nov 4. What are you willing to take a stand for today? What do you profess as a Christian today? Join Laura Echols-Richter for discussion about the history of our faith, the current issues of the world and what we believe and stand for today. Register on-line or Contact [email protected]. Childcare is available upon request.


In the Wilderness – The Book of Numbers

Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm* | Tom Graves Hall | Begins Oct 24th
OR Fridays, Noon – 1:30pm | Rm 216 | Begins Oct 27th

This study will focus on selected content from the Book of Numbers. The core of the book has little to do with math. It is about the Exodus journey of wandering in the wilderness. It prompts complex questions about our relationship with God and scripture. The class will be facilitated by Bill D. Ball, Jr. Please register in advance to receive the reading materials.

*Tuesday study will meet Oct 24, Nov 7, 14, not Oct 31


Sisters of Scripture

(English as a Second Language)

Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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 protected] or contact Cathy Vining at [email protected] with questions.

Sisters of Scripture – Finding I Am
6-week Study, Begins October 11
Wednesdays, 9:00am-Noon, Rm 219

We will use Lysa Terkeurst’s Finding I Am: How Jesus Fully Satisfies the Cry of Your Heart to explore Jesus’ I AM statements that are found in the Gospel of John. What is the deep cry of your heart? The ache in your soul that keeps you up at night? The prayer you keep repeating? We will explore Jesus’ presence in the midst of deep, spiritual wrestling. Participant books are $20.

Sisters of Scripture Registration

The Rewritten Life: When God Changes Your Story

Fridays 9:30-11:00am | 8-Week Study | Begins Sept 29th
Rm 122 (EDGE Room)

The Rewritten Life is a study developed by Jessica LaGrone that examines how our lives can be transformed through our relationship with God. It explores the transformed lives of persons like Abraham, Sarah, Jacob, Naomi, Daniel, and Peter. Their stories were rewritten giving them new names and identities. God wants us to rewrite our stories so that we may realize our fullest potential. Marian Schulze will lead this study. Participant books are $10. Register on-line or e-mail [email protected]. Childcare is available with advance reservation.


Grace Avenue ESL &
Citizenship Classes

(English as a Second Language)

Fall ESL & Citizenship Class Registration
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | 6:00-7:30pm

Classes Begin – Tuesday, September 5, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Grace Avenue offers English as a Second Language classes for those in the community needing to improve their English skills or are preparing for the United States Citizenship test. Please contact Mary Martin at [email protected] for more information about the classes or volunteer opportunities.

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Brown Bag Bible Study

Wednesdays at Noon | Sept 20-Oct 25
Bring your lunch or just yourself! This class is for Heart Adult (55+) couples.

We will discuss the book The Road to Amazing, which explores basics of following Jesus. Contact Joyce Cravens at [email protected] with questions.


Rhythms of Grace Bible Study

Wednesdays at 10:00am | Sept 20-Oct 25
This class is for Heart Adult (55+) single women.

We will discuss the book The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence. For nearly 300 years this book has given both blessing and instruction to those who can be content with nothing less that knowing God and feeling God’s loving presence throughout each simple day. Contact Joyce Cravens at [email protected] with questions.


Legendary Lunch

First Wednesdays of the Month
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Local Restaurants

Join us for our 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 [email protected] or click the registration link below:

Legendary Lunch Registration

Open Table

Location: The British Lion Pub

5454 Main Street, Frisco, TX 75033 (Main Street and the Toll Road)
Watch for Upcoming Dates & Times

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, email [email protected], or click the button link below to fill out a form for more information. No registration necessary.

Open Table Information Form

We Love Caregivers

On-Going Support & Study Group

3rd Sundays of the Month
2:00-3:00pm in the Prayer Room

This is a share and study group for those who are filling a caregiver role for loved-ones with afflictions of all kinds.

Contact Joyce Cravens at [email protected] with questions.

Good Grief

First Sundays of the Month
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Prayer Room

On the first Sunday 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 protected] or click the button link below:

Good Grief Registration

Childcare is available for a minimal cost upon request for most studies. For more information on any of these ministries, please contact Bill D. Ball Jr., Adult Minister at: [email protected] or (972) 335-2882, ext. 617.