Adult Bible Classes

During the Sunday morning worship services and Wednesday evenings (WED) we provide equipping, teaching, and discipleship opportunities in our Adult Bible Class ministry at the GBC facility.

Please check back for new schedules in the fall.

Men's Ministry

Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

GBC's Annual Men's Retreat 

GBC's Annual Men's Retreat 

All men at Grace are invited to participate in ongoing breakfasts/lunches/dinners at area restaurants for edification and/or sermon review. 

CURRENT Meetings

  • Every Wednesday, 6-7pm at various restaurants;
    Contact: David Word 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 

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. 

Women's Ministry


GBC's Annual Women's Retreat

Fall Women’s Retreat - REGISTER NOW

Picture Perfect: When Life Doesn’t Line Up is the theme for the 2017 Fall Retreat with speaker Amy Baker. Registration is now open for October 20-22 at the Skelton 4-H Center on beautiful Smith Mountain Lake. All information and registration is HERE – open until all rooms are filled or October 1.  For questions, contact Coordinator Patty Randall at

Grace Ladies’ Book Club

Join the excitement of a Ladies’ Book Club on Monday, August 28, 7:00-9:00 p.m., as we discuss the book “Fierce Women: The Power of a Soft Warrior” by Kimberly Wagner. The Grace Book Nook has a few copies, or purchase it elsewhere. Read the entire book by August 28 and come ready for a sweet time of discussion and fellowship. Location is the home of Heidi Merritt at 32 Spinnaker Cove Drive, Midlothian. Please RSVP HERE that you will attend. Contact Nancy with any questions at

Women’s Bible Studies Planned in the Fall

Specific dates and registrations yet to come…. Ladies: for your September calendars – these great opportunities from the Women’s Ministry Team, meeting at the GBC building:  Thursday mornings: an inductive Bible study using the Precept Ministry workbook Acts: Jesus’ Witnesses Empowered by His Spirit; led by Heidi Merritt. Ladies will choose (at registration) one of two workbooks (homework amount varies).  Wednesday evenings: a study of Titus 2 using the book Adorned: Living out the Beauty of the Gospel Together by Nancy Wolgemuth; led by Nancy Boyd (with discussion groups). Childcare provided at both studies.

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. 

For any additional groups and meeting times, contact Nancy Boyd at


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: 

Nancy Boyd, Elaine Mazzo, Julia Piper, Patty Randall, and Donna Word.