Adult Sunday School 9:30 Christian Awareness Class

The Christian Awareness Class meets at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings.  It is made up of adults of all ages to study and discuss contemporary issues and a variety of ways to express faith in today’s world.  

Bible Explorers Class

This class is offered at 9:30 on Sunday mornings, welcoming adults of all ages.  This class is dedicated to the study of the Bible and uses material that focuses directly on Scripture.  If you are interested to learn more about the Bible and how to apply it to your life, this would a great class for you! 

Spiritual Endeavors Class

Meeting at 11 am, the class curriculum is as dynamic as the people who attend. Come and see what our class is all about! The class is always open to guests and loves to meet new people.

Spirit Walkers Class

The Spirit Walkers meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Church Parlor. We also visit Stoney Brook Assisted Living Center on the first Sunday of each month to worship with our brothers and sisters that reside there. This group describes itself as a caring support group, as well as a Sunday School class.

The Good News Class
This class is made up mostly of adults 50 and up. A relaxed class that focused on lots of questions, discussions, and of course humor. 
 
United Methodist Women
Open to all women, high school through adults. The United Methodist Women are focused on meeting the needs within our church and community, as well as various missions throughout the world. For more information on United Methodist Women visit the national website (http://www.ctcumw.org/). 
You do not have to be a member of Grace UMC to participate in the United Methodist Women activities. Please consider this your personal invitation to become a member of the United Methodist Women and find out which groups most -meets your needs. If you have any questions please contact Susan Murphy 512/810-2099 or sdmurphy53@yahoo.com.
 
The Sowers Circle
A group that meets on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  They share prayer requests, refreshments, and a wide variety of programs provided by members of the group.
 

The Gleaners Circle

This group meets on the first Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Their program includes Bible Studies and other topics related to Christian values and life styles.
 

The Craft Circle

Meets on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Currently making crafts for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day to be available the first and last Sunday.  

 

United Methodist Women’s Reading Circle

A group that meets on the fourth Sunday of each month at 3:00 p.m. Please contact Sherry Gibbs or Susan Murphy for further information.
 
 
United Methodist Men

Open to all men, high school through adults.  The United Methodist Men meet on the first Saturday of each month in the Fellowship Hall at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast and a program or service project.  Programs are offered on various topics of interest to the group, mostly focusing on service within the church and community. United Methodist Men is a nationally-chartered group, with a focus on establishing an atmosphere of Christian fellowship and support.  To find out more about United Methodist Men visit the national website (here).

 
Hill Country Rehab & Nursing Center Worship Service
On the second Wednesday of the month at 3:00 pm the pastor and volunteers gather at Hill Country Rehab and Nursing Center for hymn singing and a devotional.  The purpose of this service is to minister to the nursing home residents.  Church members and friends are encouraged to come and participate.
 
Angel Care Respite Program
Angel Care provides well-supervised, enjoyable, group activities, and a light lunch for people in our community with mild or early stage dementia.  The primary purpose of this program is to provide a few hours of respite for the family members or caregivers of these individuals.  This program is held in the Fellowship Hall on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Please call the church at (254) 547-3729 to schedule an evaluation if you are interested in your family member attending or if you are interested in volunteering with the program.
 
Stoney Brook Worship Service
The first Sunday of each month the Spirit Walkers Sunday School class goes to Stoney Brook Assisted Living Center and has a worship service with communion at 9:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to come worship with us! We have a worship service and fellowship time with our friends that live there. There is a need for a pianist to enhance the service with music. 
 
Operation Backpack
Operation Backpack is an ongoing ministry of Grace United Methodist Church. We currently provide food for 32 local children to take home! The cost for a child to receive this monthly gift is $35; however, any donation will be appreciated. If you have any questions please contact the church office.
 

Knitting/Crocheting Class

The Knitting/Crocheting class meets each Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. All ladies of the church are invited regardless of the experience level.
 
Bread of Life Bible Study
The Bread of Life Bible Study meets each Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. and is open to men and women of all ages. all ages. Currently we are studying the Gospel of Matthew and the study is facilitated by Susan Murphy