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.
Women’s Night Out: Dinner & Conversation
Thursday, August 31 | 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 The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. We will talk about women, our families, needs in our community and how we are all connected by grace. Great night to invite women from the community to join us! Dinner will be catered by Salsa’s Tex Mex. Childcare is provided upon request. Please register at graceavenue.org by August 29th at noon so we can order enough food. Email [email protected] with questions.
Location: The British Lion Pub
5454 Main Street, Frisco, TX 75033 (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, email [email protected], or click the button link below to fill out a form for more information. No registration necessary.
Special 2 Week Open Table called: Open Forum
Thursdays August 24 & 31, 2017 from 8:00-9:30pm
We will be discussing topics of your choice! Whether responding to current events, or addressing questions of life and faith we hope you will bring your thoughts, questions, experiences, and hopes for our time together these 2 weeks.
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 Fall 2017 Study
2 Timothy Study
6-week Study, Begins Aug 30
Join our great community of women as we explore 2 Timothy through a study entitled Entrusted by Beth Moore. We were never meant to take this journey of faith alone or in secret. We need each other to stay the course and live lives of faithfulness. God has entrusted us with the great and mighty gift of the gospel, something too precious and life-giving to keep to ourselves. Participant books are $15.
Get to Know Your Bible
Young Adult/Young Professionals Study
Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00pm beginning Sept 6th
Join us for 4 weeks of conversation about reading, understanding, and using your Bible. We will explore in-depth connections of scripture and history as we expand on our worship focus of The Bible Toolkit. No prior Bible knowledge or expertise necessary. Also, no specific book but will have discussion between Rob Bell’s What is the Bible? And Adam Hamilton’s Making Sense of the Bible, among other videos and other resources (and of course, your own Bible). Contact Marcus Womack at [email protected] or register on-line.
Taking the Bible Seriously
Begins the week of Sept 11th
Monday mornings 9:15-10:30 am (Women’s Study)
Thursday mornings from 9:15-10:30 am (All are Welcome)
Many of the controversies in the Church today can trace their roots back to Biblical interpretation. What does it mean to take the Bible seriously? Does it mean you have to take it literally? Join Laura Echols-Richter for this 3-week discussion about the Bible and how can it be an essential tool for living a life of faith. We will use resources provided in the Atlas. Register on-line or Contact [email protected]. Childcare is available upon request.
Grace Avenue ESL &
(English as a Second Language)
Spring 2017 Registration – January 19, 2017
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Grace Avenue UMC
Classes Begin – Tuesday, January 24, 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.
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.
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:
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.
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:
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.