Bible Study

Check back to this page often as we add new groups and classes all of the time especially in the Fall and at the beginning of the new year!  

Also, find details about Women's Groups here and Men's groups here.  

Thursday Morning Study
Led By Laura Echols-Richter

9:15am | Tom Graves Hall | Online Available

This group is breaking to accommodate summer camps. They will start back on August 1. 

The group is primarily women, but all are welcome. No prior Bible knowledge needed.  Bring your curiosity, questions and desire to learn from others in the group.

Childcare available upon request.  


Contact laura@graceavenue.org with questions.

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Atlas Bible Study
Led By Billy Echols-Richter
Wednesdays at 12:30 pm 

Meets Online (via Zoom)

Each week this group will dive a little deeper in to the sermon series topics and scriptures for worship that week.

Email communications@graceavenue.org to get the Zoom link.  

Faith Handles with Billy Echols-Richter
Have you ever tried to carry your luggage without a handle?  It would be difficult and challenging.  It is the same with our lives.  It seems we are carrying around a lot of questions that often encumber and weigh us down.  Faith does not always give us the answers, but it gives us the handles to better navigate our way on the journey of life.

Faith Handles is a subscription-based video message (sent via email) in which Rev. Billy Echols-Richter addresses questions of faith.  Subscribers will be invited to submit their own questions to the conversation and once a quarter Billy will host a hybrid in-person/Zoom gathering to address questions in real time. 

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Sunday Morning Studies
Sundays @ 9:15am in Room 214 


Sunday Morning Studies will take a break for the summer. Check back for updates when new studies start up in the fall. 

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Pub Theology
Holy Grail Pub (Plano) 

Check back for updates when this group starts back up in the fall. 

Do you question things a lot and then ask questions about your questions? Is existentialism a way of life for you? Do you enjoy diving deep into life’s hardest theological quandaries? Then this is the group for you! A lively, fun, welcoming discussion about the big questions of theology, life, and everything!

This group is led by Jeff Bouis. Join our Facebook group HERE. 

Small Groups at Grace Avenue
Grace Avenue offers a variety of small group opportunities.  Some are on-going and can be joined at any time.  Other groups are formed twice a year (in September and January). 

Check back in the fall for updates when new small groups are forming. 

Prism
Sundays at 12:00 pm 

This group is a safe space where our queer siblings can express how it feels to be a queer Christian and to study the Bible through a queer, justice focused lens.
We support and accompany each other through life and organize social activities in our area. Our community welcomes all queer adults and allies who love and advocate for LGBTQ+ rights. 

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Young Adults
Every Other Sunday after 10:30 am Worship
Room 216
Coordinated by Sonja Mugnier
Meet up with young adults, bringing together those in the earlier stages of adulting. Make connections with peers, strengthen faith, and have a space where anyone can be themselves. 

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Couples with Young Children
Sundays after 9:15 am Worship
Meets in the Bride’s Room
Led by Brian Croy
Meet up with other couples as they navigate life with young kids and support one another in a small group and social setting. 

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PATH SEEKERS (#WTHIKE)
Led by Janell & Travis Taylor
Join Grace Avenue’s Hiking Group which explores trails in and around DFW! All ages are welcome.

Contact Janell at mctayloh@att.net with questions or join our Facebook group HERE to keep up with our next location and date! 

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Yoga Classes with 
Laurie Hanson Roberts

Gentle Yoga
:  Saturdays at 10:00am
Chair Yoga:  Mondays at 10:00am (Resumes September 9, 2024)

Email lhr@graceavenue.org with questions. 

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Date Night

These events will resume in the fall.

We periodically schedule "Date Nights" for couples. Events might be a discussion about marriage, a game night, dance lessons or any number of activities.  Every event included dinner. Each is sure to be enriching to your relationship and FUN!

Contact Laura Echols-Richter at laura@graceavenue.org with questions or to find out when our next Date Night is planned.

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Monthly Book Club
1st Mondays | 1pm | Room 219
Book club is an informal group of different ages that meets once a month to discuss different books. We bring water, coffee, or nothing but ourselves.
Email Carolyn Roeder at
 carolyn.roeder@tx.rr.com to learn the book of the month.


For more information on any of these ministries, please contact Kristen Lane, Minister of Discipleship, at klane@graceavenue.org.