Adult Bible Classes
During the Sunday morning worship services and Wednesday evenings (WED), Grace provides equipping, teaching, and discipleship opportunities in the Adult Bible Class ministry at the GBC facility. Because of changes to the GBC facilities due to building expansion, some classes are delayed until the new East Wing can be occupied.
college, couples & career
The College, Couples, and Career (C3) Class is ongoing, 10:45 a.m. at the home of Bill and Amy Cross (15013 Cascade Ridge Lane, Midlothian). The class study is Apologetics, there is no registration, and you just need your Bible. Class will continue indefinitely -- at the Cross home until the new East Wing is ready for occupancy. Hope to see you all there!
Men and Women: Learn How to Study the Bible Personally
Don’t miss this special opportunity: Precept Ministries Training Workshop, planned for Friday and Saturday, September 14-15, here at Grace Bible in the East Hall. Workshop titles: How to Study the Old Testament History and Prophecy and How to Study the New Testament Letters. A method of Inductive Bible Study will be taught and applied during this workshop. If you have questions, desire details, or would like a registration form, contact Heidi Merritt at firstname.lastname@example.org – or, visit the Precept page here: http://training.precept.org/. Those who register online before August 14 will receive a $25.00 discount. Child care is not provided.
Making Disciples of Jesus Christ
Greek Class for Men
Men at Grace: Do you long to read the Bible the way it was originally written? Rick Zaman will lead a weekly Introduction to Biblical Greek course, beginning Thursday, May 31, 6:00 - 7:15 a.m., at GBC. The class will continue each Thursday for 12-14 weeks. Required books (book and workbook by Mounce) may be purchased from GBC for $48.00 – if you respond quickly. This study is designed to give the Christian a jump start at learning Greek on his own, and provide helps in studying the Scriptures, in English or Greek. If you would like to attend, email Rick today at email@example.com – and indicate if you need the books.
Save the Date: Third Annual Men’s Retreat
All Grace Men are encouraged to put this on your calendar: July 6-8, 2018, Annual Men’s Retreat at Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center. The guest speaker is Derek J. Brown, author of Strong and Courageous: The Character and Calling of Mature Manhood. Watch for more detail in coming weeks.
All men at Grace are invited to participate in ongoing breakfasts/lunches/dinners at area restaurants for edification and/or sermon review.
- Every Wednesday, 6-7pm at various restaurants;
Contact: David Word firstname.lastname@example.org for current location.
- Third Thursday downtown lunch each month, Noon, SunTrust Bank Building (Cafeteria 3rd floor), E Cary St & S 10th St, Richmond; TENTATIVE; contact is Andrew Townshend at email@example.com
The desire of the GBC Men’s Ministry is to help connect every man into a discipleship relationship for meaningful friendship and accountability. These "food fellowships" are great opportunities for time with other believers. Join us if you are able.
EQUIPPING AND ENCOURAGING WOMEN
Ladies’ Potluck Dinner with Barbara Gray
Women’s Ministry Team invites all ladies to a potluck dinner on Monday, June 11, 6:45 p.m. in the East Hall (East Wing). Barbara Gray, co-laborer serving in Japan (in Richmond on home assignment) is the guest speaker. She and husband Mike have served in Japan since 1988. Please register HERE by June 9 for this evening of fellowship and encouragement. For questions, contact Julia Piper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Stay-Treat” ~ October 19-20, 2018
Ladies of Grace: the Women’s Ministry Team is excited to announce the annual fall event this year – a “STAY-TREAT” – so mark your calendars! All women are encouraged to participate: Friday evening October 19, and Saturday, October 20 – here at GBC. Accommodations are: your own bed (or ‘away’ if you choose); cost is minimal. We hope you all will be able to attend – you will be blessed!
Ongoing Prayer Groups:
A great opportunity for meeting together with other ladies to spend special time in prayer.
- Jen Stites; First and third Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. at her home in Charter Colony.
- Nancie Silva: First and third Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. at her home in Brandermill. (on summer hiatus)
For any additional groups and meeting times, contact the Women's Ministry Team at email@example.com.
The Women's Ministry of Grace Bible Church exists to equip and encourage women to know and obey biblical truth with the goal of glorifying God in our daily lives. We strive to provide training, discipleship, encouragement, fellowship, and service opportunities under the authority of the Elders of GBC.
Grace Women’s MINISTRY Team:
Sharon Amesbury, Elaine Mazzo (sabbatical), Julia Piper, Patty Randall, and Donna Word.