Opportunities at Grace Bible Church
We strive to be a community of grace that loves God, demonstrated by loving people in a culture of discipleship. Toward that end, we offer a number of community ministries at the church:
Care Groups - The environment of these small groups fosters authentic relationships with fellow believers. Each group meets on a monthly basis, but we encourage every household at Grace to connect with a care group and walk alongside their fellow group members toward God throughout the month. Opportunities are plentiful for care group members to help each other materially and spiritually.
Take Them A Meal - The Grace family is quick to reach out to those in need by providing meals during times of crisis. This tangible expression of love can take a huge burden off families dealing with physical or emotional circumstances. You can help individually or as a Care Group by signing up online.
Weekly Bible Study - All men are invited to meet at Panera Bread on Miller Street (Cloverdale) on Thursdays at 9:30 AM to study the weekly sermon in depth. For many years, these informal gatherings have been a rich time of growth and learning, as the studies have helped the men maintain a continuous focus on the current area of teaching at Grace Bible Church.
Men's Ministry - The men’s ministry holds a breakfast the first Saturday of every month, during which our men have the opportunity to strengthen friendships with their brothers in Christ, pray for each other, and hear a challenging message from one of the men in our church. Other activities are planned throughout the year as well.
Ladies Ministry - Opportunities for our ladies to cultivate relationships with each other abound, as they gather for special events throughout the year, centered on Bible studies, church fellowships, and bridal and baby showers. The ladies also meet twice monthly for prayer. Participation in these events is a sure way to get to know your sisters at Grace, and to grow in the knowledge of God together. Prayer and a charge to the bride or new mother are included in our church showers, as our ladies support and encourage each other through life changes.
College - Dynamic discussion accompanying the study of God’s word with our college and career group is held every Wednesday at 7:00 PM.
Youth - Two youth groups meet on Sundays at 9:30 AM and 6:30 PM, as well as Wednesday evenings at seven o’clock. Our youth group leaders encourage our teens to grow in spiritual maturity and provide them with wise counsel. Many of the teen activities have become yearly traditions where our teens have formed deep bonds and made lasting memories together:
- Junior Teen Group (JTG): 6th-8th grade
- Senior Teens: 9th-12th grade
Children - Our vibrant, energetic teachers creatively teach through the Bible, emphasizing the relevance of God’s Word and the supreme worth of knowing and loving God.
- Sunday School - 9:30 AM Sunday
- Children's Music Class - 10:30 AM Sunday
- Children’s Church - 11:00 AM Sunday
- Kid’s Corner - 6:30 PM Sunday
- Kid’s Classics Club - 7:00 PM Wednesday
Infants - Loving and safe care is provided during all services for children from birth to age four. Your little one will be nurtured in a comfortable environment as you attend classes and services in peace. We have a visual pager system to contact you if your child needs his parent.
Pastoral Counseling - We offer Biblical counseling to equip those navigating life’s challenging circumstances, affirming that “His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence,” (2 Peter 1:3). All pastoral counseling is based on the truth revealed in God’s Word.