GRACE meets every Thursday morning at the McDonald Activity Center during the fall and spring semesters.  Below is the schedule:
9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. - Bible Study
10:30-11 a.m. - Fellowship Time/Announcements
11-12 p.m. - Ministry 

Bible Studies
First Session:  September 6 - October 11
"A Woman's Heart:  God's Dwelling Place" - by Beth Moore   
Led by Nancy Larkin     Workbook:  $16
Explore the building of the Old Testament tabernacle to: 
*Prepare your heart as a dwelling place for Jesus.
*Experience God's persistent desire to relate and draw closer to His children.
*Find fresh revelation in this connection between the Old and New Testaments. 

"Annointed, Transformed, Redeemed:  A Study of David" by Priscilla Shirer, Beth Moore, Kay Arthur
Led by Cathy Worrell and Cathy Magee       Workbook:  $13
Divide the biblical figure of David's life into three stages to:
*Study his life as a young man through Priscilla Shirer's teaching.
*Delve into his life as a middle-aged man through Beth Moore's teaching.
*Focus on the last part of his life through Kay Arthur's teaching.

"Onward:  Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel" by Russell Moore
Led by Joyee Foster       Workbook:  $13
This Bible study explores how Jesus announced His kingdom, challenged the culture, and then ran with a mission toward the cross.  This study will push us to do the same:  to engage culture with a kingdom framework that boldly offers hope through the gospel of Jesus.

Spanish Language Bible Study - Led by Nayda Aguire, Lucy Salazar and Norma Zuniga.

Second Session:  October 18 - December 6
"A Woman's Heart" By Beth Moore continued from first session.  Led by Nancy Larkin

"Stepping Up" by Beth Moore.  
Led by Frances Wilson       Workbook$13
Journey through the Psalms of Ascent, Psalms 120-134, to:
*Experience a new level of intimacy with God
*Discover a model for how you can voice your own praises and petitions to Him
*Delve into the major feasts of Israel for themes of unity, joy, gratitude, redemption, and more.

"Why Do You Believe That?"  A Faith Conversation by Mary Jo Sharp
Led by Helen Kenny       Workbook $13
Gain understanding and the skills needed to share Jesus effectively with others to:
*Equip yourself to share and defend your faith conversationally
*Feel more comfortable in your faith and knowing what you believe
*Answer your own doubts and questions, and start changing lives

Ministry Opportunities - Meet at 11 a.m.

College Touches -
sending notes of encouragement, gift cards and "care packages" to our FBC college students.
Friendship House
- assist with FBC benevolence ministry.
Yarn Crafters
- makes shawls, baby bonnets and booties, scarves, and crocheted necklaces for the homebound and care home residents, the Friendship House and crisis pregnancy centers.
SONshine Ministry / Card Making - make and write cards for GRACE members' birthdays, absences, and prayer requests.  Also send cards to active military and many of our college students that are away from home.
Take Care - makes visits to homebound and residents of care facilities who cannot attend church.
Prayer Blankets - create and provide prayer blankets to those who are experiencing critical illness or sorrow.

Child Care 
Child care is available on Thursday mornings for ages birth through pre-K.  Reservations are required and can be made on the registration form or by emailing Michelle Naylor at or calling 972.276.5273 ext. 286.

For more information about GRACE, contact Cindy Cook at 972.276.5273 ext. 282 or emailing at