Summer CONNECT GROUPS

June-July 2018

At Grace we believe that having healthy, growing relationships with people around us is a very important part of having a healthy, growing relationship with God.


Whether you are looking for a Bible study, community outreach or just friendship, we have something for you!  There are groups for all ages and stages of life.  And the great thing is you decide which group fits you and your schedule.

  • journey - young adults

    For young adults (ages 18-30) who are navigating college and careers. Join us at The Journey as we figure out life by connecting with one another and deepening our understanding of God and His word.

    • MEETS:  Mondays, 7 PM
    • LOCATION: Churchville
    • LEADERS:  Julie Stauffer, Greg Henderson, Alyssa Henderson
    • CONTACT:  Julie-jstauffer10@liberty.edu, Greg-gregchenderson@gmail.com, Alyssa-alyssaclancy10@gmail.com
  • Volleyball

    Calling all volleyball players, 16 and older. Meet new people, enjoy some exercise and a competitive game of volleyball on a summer night! Bring a bottle of water and let us know if you can make it!

    • MEETS:  Sundays 6-7:30PM
    • LOCATION: Grace Volleyball Court
    • LEADERS:  Amber Hackett & Dan Baldauf
    • CONTACT:  Amber, amber@graceofbelair.com, Dan, drbaldauf@yahoo.com
  • Missionary Care

    We meet for the purpose of strengthening the partnership between our church and the 55+ missionaries Grace Assembly supports. Our role is to partner with their work on the field to better empower them and their ministry as they work to build His kingdom. We are committed to prayer and communication for our missionaries. Have an active role in spreading the Gospel to the furthest corners of the world, join Missionary Care.

    • Meets: once a month
    • LEADER:  Phil Drost
    • CONTACT:  pdrost@aol.com
  • FAITHLINK

    Enjoy coffee and a breakfast snack while studying the Word in a discussion based format. This Sumer our study is focused on discovering and applying the gifts of the Spirit. We will be using Sam Storms Practicing the Power: Welcoming the Gifts of the Spirit plus Robert Menzies Pentecost: This Story is our Story.

    • MEETS:  Sundays, 9 AM
    • LOCATION:  Friendship Hall
    • LEADER:  Marilyn McEvoy, teachers-Gary Smith and Jon Clunie
    • CONTACT:  mmcevoy77@comcast.net
    • FB Group: FaithLink Connect Group
  • Grace Men's basketball

    Men 16 and older are invited to join us for a game of pick up basketball. Fee: $5/week.

    • MEETS:  Thursdays, 7-8:30 PM
    • LOCATION:  St. Matthew's Lutheran (Gym) 1200 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air
    • LEADERS:  Bobby Hackett
    • CONTACT:  bobby@graceofbelair.com



  • SISTERS BY GRACE

    A bible study for both women and teen girls focused on pursuing God's Word, while mentoring and encouraging one another. Study: Steadfast Love, A study of Psalm 107. There are times when worship overflows effortlessly from a heart full of gratitude and praise. And there are times when God seems far and we feel we have nothing to offer. Throughout it all, God shows us His steadfast love. Book cost: $13.

    • MEETS: Wednesdays, 10 AM
    • LOCATION:  Grace Conference Room
    • LEADER:  Lisa Roselli
    • CONTACT:  lisa@graceofbelair.com


  • action outreach

    "The people who know their God will display strength and take action." Daniel 11:32

    Join us as we go door-to-door in Harford County neighborhoods. Our goal is to put ourselves in a position where God can use us to impact people with spiritual or service needs who we would never meet otherwise.

    • MEETS: 2nd Saturday of the month at 10 AM
    • LOCATION:  various
    • LEADER:  Darren Stauffer
    • CONTACT:  canuckdad@outlook.com
  • REGENERATE

    Join us on Wednesdays for a time in the word, worship, and prayer. This Summer we will be studying the book of Isaiah using The Epic of Eden series by Sandra Richter.

    • MEETS:  Wednesdays, 7 PM
    • LOCATION:  Friendship Hall
    • LEADER:  Geoff Denton
    • CONTACT:  dentongb@verizon.net
  • T2W Women's Mentoring

    A group of women 18 and older who are ready to teach younger women that life with Jesus isn't like a bowl of fruit-different pieces all touching each other but not meshing. The Christian life is more like baking a cake-messy and sticky, but in the end, well worth it! You don't have to be a baker to be a mentor, just have a "whole-life" love for Jesus! Mentors will utilize Transforming Together: Authentic Mentoring by Ele Parrott.

    • LEADER:  Shannon McFerren
    • CONTACT:  shannonfabulous@gmail.com
  • KNITTED TOGETHER

    Whether you have been knitting, crocheting, or quilting for years, or if you are interested in learning, we would love for you to join Knitted Together.  Our gatherings include fellowship around tea and refreshments, a devotion, knitting and prayer.

  • PASTOR'S PRAYER PARTNERS

    Join us for a devotional and prayer for our church, community, nation and world.

  • Meals for the homeless

    Help us provide monthly meals to the residents of the Fellowship Center Day Shelter in Edgewood. You can help by providing a dish, or by donating dry or canned food.


    • MEETS: Every fourth Tuesday
    • LOCATION: 2048 Watergate Court, Edgewood, MD
    • LEADER: Eleanor McElwee
    • CONTACT: eleanormcelwee@live.com
  • Moms on a mission

    There is something so refreshing about meeting with other moms who you can relate to! This summer, our group is getting together for some fun in the sun. Bring the kids and join us for a pool party and a day at the park.

    • MEETS: Once a month
    • MEETS: Bel Air
    • LEADER: Laura Johenning
    • CONTACT: Laura-ljohenning@ymail.com
  • Remix Middle

    Designed to help 6th, 7th, and 8th graders be exposed to God in a comfortable environment tailored to the middle school mindset. Remix Middle is a place for students to connect with one another, play games, and learn how to pursue and love God at an early age.

    • MEETS: Sunday mornings following worship (estimated 11 AM) for a 6-week Summer session starting 5/20.
    • LOCATION: Lower level of the church in room 14
    • LEADERS: Pastor Bobby and Amber Hackett and Remix leaders
    • CONTACT: Pastor Bobby-bobby@graceofbelair.com
  • Men's Bible Study

    Join other Grace men and discover together how to become the Man God created you to be in Mark Patterson's Play the Man. This is an inspiring call to men to be something greater. In this 4-session study, we will study what it means to be a man of God by unveiling seven virtues of manhood. The study also offers practical ideas about how to disciple the next generation of men who will put God first, family second, and career third. Book Study: $7.
    All are encouraged to bring a breakfast snack item to share.
    • MEETS: Saturday Mornings 8AM, starting 6/9.
    • LOCATION: Grace Assembly of God, Friendship Hall
    • LEADERS: Steve Weidenbach and Josh Smith
    • CONTACT: Steve, steven.weifenbach@lmco.com, Josh Smith, jsmith225@liberty.edu


  • Heaven sent

    Women's Bible study and outreach to the residents of Lorien Assisted Living in Bel Air.

    • LOCATION: Lorien Assisted Living 2nd Saturday 10:30 AM
    • LEADER: Barb Kemp
    • CONTACT: bmkemp777@hotmail.com




  • Man vs. Food

    For men 16 and older who enjoy eating and would like to learn more about unique styles of outdoor cooking. We will be discussing the fine details of how to do things like making the ultimate burger, how to make the perfect brisket and ham, pit beef, and more. If you like to connect with other guys, learn more about cooking and eat some great food, come join us! 

    • MEETS: monthly
    • Location: Bel Air, 21015
    • Leaders: Nate and Harry Hawthorne
    • Contact: Nate, natehaw97@gmail.com, Harry, hhawthorne@sitesupportservices.com


  • U-40

    If you are a high school graduate or younger than 40, come out to our U-40 group! We will meet once a month for outdoor activities. So if you have a kid, bring your kid. If you have a spouse, bring your spouse. If you have yourself, bring yourself! Come out for a night full of fun, Jesus, and community.

    • MEETS: Saturdays, Once a month
    • LEADER: Katie Drost
    • CONTACT: kgd410@gmail.com

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Host a connect group

We are so thankful for the families hosting Connect Groups in their homes throughout the area. Having a comfortable place to meet is essential for forming the best environment for people to grow relationally. When you host a group, your gift of hospitality creates the place where families can do life together.

If you would like to host a Connect Group please complete the host interest form.