fall CONNECT GROUPS

september-November 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
  • Pin it, make it, share it

      Women 16 and over are invited to join us for a DIY girls night out once a month. The month’s project and supply list will be emailed and posted on our Facebook page two weeks prior to the event.

    • MEETS: 10/5 and 11/9
    • LOCATION: Friendship Hall at Grace
    • LEADERS: Amber Hackett and Juli Luckett
    • CONTACT: amber@graceofbelair.com, juli@graceofbelair.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. Come and engage with scripture and each other.

    • 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 League

    Men 16 and older are invited to be a part of the Fall Grace Basketball League. 

    Fee:  $50 ($5 per week for 10 weeks)

    • MEETS:  Thursdays, 7-9 PM
    • LOCATION:  St. Matthew's Lutheran (Gym) 1200 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air
    • LEADERS:  Bobby Hackett
    • CONTACT:  bobby@graceofbelair.com



  • SISTERS BY GRACE

    The 8-week No Other Gods study by Kelly Minter will help identify the functional Gods you may be serving. Often idols are obvious-money, power, fame. But subtler idols can sometimes take the form of loved ones, Instagrammable interiors, busy seasons of work, motherhood, or ministry. The study will help readers prioritize God and the unrivaled joy and adventure of Jesus being our heart’s ultimate treasure. Book Cost: $13

    Meets: Wednesdays, 10AM beginning September 19th

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


  • war Room Moms

    Moms of young adults will come together twice a month for a time of study, fellowship, worship, and prayer.  We’ll watch and discuss Joyce Meyer’s “Battlefield of the Mind” DVD series which focuses on how our thoughts and beliefs impact us to live a victorious life in Christ and how to use spiritual weapons to defeat the enemy.  This is a loving and supportive group of women who share a unique season in parenting and life.  Join us every other Friday at 7:00 pm beginning September 7th.

    • MEETS: Friday evenings, bi-weekly
    • LOCATION:  Bel Air
    • LEADER:  Alicia Baldauf and Pamela Stauffer
    • CONTACT:  Alicia, flacula@hotmail.com, dpjps5@outlook.com
  • REGENERATE

    Community through learning, rooted in relationship.  The goal of ReGenerate is to see Christians grow in relationship with one another and the Word of God.  Come gather with us on Wednesday’s at 7 PM for a time of live musical worship, teaching and camaraderie! This semester, we’ll be starting a 6-week series titled, “Letters,” where we’ll cover Paul’s epistle (letter) to the Colossians. 

    • MEETS:  Wednesdays, 7 PM
    • LOCATION:  Friendship Hall
    • LEADERS:  Pastor Daniel and Kayla Fuoco
    • CONTACT:  daniel@graceofbelair.com
  • Abba's heart

    There are almost 200 children in Harford County foster care and 153 million orphans around the world. The purpose of Abba’s Heart is to identify different ministry options and ways to participate in serving the Harford County foster care children and orphan care around the world. The group will start by reading Fields of the Fatherless by Tom Davis, discovering God's heart for the fatherless and developing an awareness to His call for us as Christians. 


    Possible outreach opportunities: Backpacks of Love through the Blue Ribbon Project, Launch Families, CASA (court appointed special advocate).

    • MEETS: Tuesdays 7PM
    • LOCATION: Bel Air, MD 21015
    • LEADERS: Mitch and Terry Strong
    • CONTACT: strong654@msn.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
  • GARDEN TO TABLE

    Learn to grow your own food and then create tasty dishes from your garden bounty! Find out more about the group this Sunday at the Connect Group Fair!

    • MEETS: Saturdays 9AM-10:30AM,  bi-weekly starting 9/15.
    • MEETS: Grace Friendship Hall
    • LEADER: Joyce Browning
    • CONTACT: jbrowni3@umd.edu
  • 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 4-week Fall session starting 9/9.
    • 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

    Do you ever sense that there’s far more to prayer, and to God’s vision for your life, than what you’re experiencing? Join other Grace men for a 4-week study and discover a new way to pray for your dreams, families, and the promises of God using Mark Batterson’s Circle Maker dvd curriculum.  

    All are encouraged to bring a breakfast snack item to share.
    • MEETS: Saturday Mornings 8AM, starting 10/6
    • LOCATION: Grace Assembly of God, Conference Room
    • LEADERS: Steve Weifenbach and Helon Toribio
    • CONTACT: Steve, steven.weifenbach@lmco.com, Helon, helon.toribio@gmail.com


  • Heaven sent

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

    • Meets: 2nd and 4th Saturdays
    • LOCATION: Lorien Assisted Living 2nd Saturday 10:30 AM, Panera (Festival) 4th Saturday 10AM
    • LEADER: Barb Kemp
    • CONTACT: bmkemp777@hotmail.com




  • GRACE SNAPS

    A small group for those who love, are experienced, or just enjoy taking photos. We welcome all photographers. Whether you take pictures with your iPhone or an expensive DSLR. Invite your friends and come for a great experience full of pictures and fellowship.


    MEETS: bi weekly,  alternating Saturday mornings and Saturday evenings

    LOCATION: various outdoor locations in Harford County

    LEADER: Chris Elliott

    CONTACT: christopherelliottphotos@gmail.com, 443-987-1124


  • U-40

    If you are a high school graduate or younger than 40, come out to our U-40 group! 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: Once a quarter
    • LEADER: Katie Drost
    • CONTACT: kgd410@gmail.com
  • Gift Discovery & leadership development

    This 6-week class is designed to hone your leadership skills and discover your spiritual gifts, personal style, and God-given passion for serving in the body of Christ. The class is designed to discover your role within the church. Limited seats available.


    MEETS: Wednesdays, 7-8:30PM beginning 9/26

    LOCATION: Dunkin’ Donuts, 2225 E. Churchville Rd Bel Air, MD 21015

    LEADER: Pastor Paul Drost

    CONTACT: Amber Hackett, amber@graceofbelair.com

  • BRUNCH WITH A SOMEWHAT OLDER BUNCH

    Come join us for a meal following 1st or 2nd service to get to know other mature adults. For ages 55+.

    MEETS: 9/30 and 10/28

    LOCATION: Various

    LEADERS: Bob and Carolyn Kreisel

  • GRACE FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE

    Men and women 15 and older are invited to join the GFFL. Join us for a kick off fantasy draft party as well as a training class for those new to fantasy football. Compete and build community this NFL season. 


    LEADER: Ben Luckett

    CONTACT: Benjamin.luckett@gmail.com



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