fall connect groups

Our Fall Connect Groups vary from diving right into the Bible, others utilize video teachings, and some are community and/or event based groups. A Connect Group is the place to start looking for your community. View the groups below and join one HERE.

study groups

  • Community bible study

    Community is one of the greatest tools for growth in the life of a believer. Our group gathers weekly to share our lives with one another, to grow together in our friendships and our relationships with God through Bible study, prayer, fellowship, group activities, and service opportunities. We will begin with a study of Acts, diving more deeply into Bible texts covered in Sunday sermons.

    MEETS: Fridays at 7PM beginning September 16 through December 16

    LOCATION: Bel Air

    LEADERS: Judson and Debbie Kadow, Ed and June Naus

    CONTACT: Ed: ejnaus@yahoo.com


    Sometimes it seems like today’s culture is constantly challenging our faith. Without an understanding of the Bible’s core truths, how can you have confidence to share and defend your faith? Learn Bible Engagement teaches you how to dig into the depth of what Scripture teaches and shows you how to discover what the Bible's truths mean for your everyday life, and gives you the understanding and confidence you need to share your faith with others. This Fall we are studying: Why is the Bible relevant to me? Who is God the Father? Who is Jesus?

    The Bible Engagement Project is a discipleship system built to strengthen families and relationships, deepen knowledge and appreciation of scripture, and to root your family in God’s Word. If you have children in Grace Kids, they will be learning the same scripture each week as our class but on their level making it easier to continue the conversation and discipleship process at home.  

    MEETS:  Sundays, 9:30AM

    LOCATION:  Grace, Room 17

    LEADER:  Marilyn McEvoy

    CONTACT:  mmcevoy71@comcast.net

    FACEBOOK GROUP: FaithLink Connect Group

  • Men’s Study: Win the Battle of Your Mind

    Join us for a six session video study by Louie Giglio to dive deeper into Psalm 23 and how to win the battle in your mind and overcome the enemy's lies, and find peace and spiritual security in any circumstance or situation.  Learn how to: protect your mind from unhealthy thoughts, experience rest and nourishment at God's table, find encouragement, hope, and strength no matter what valleys you face. Freedom from the battles in your mind is possible if you allow Jesus, the Good Shepherd, to lead the battle. Study Workbook: $11, Optional Book: $17

    MEETS: Saturdays 8:00 AM-9:30 AM, beginning 9/17

    LOCATION: Grace, Room 17

    LEADERS: Matt Perry and Mike Pavese

    CONTACT: Matt: mattskywalker42@gmail.com, Mike pavese.mike@gmail.com

  • Sisters by Grace

    Women are invited to join us for study, worship, prayer, and community. This Fall we are studying the book of Amos and using study materials by Jennifer Rothschild. Amos is often called a prophet of doom. On the surface, his prophecy doesn’t sound like a happy formula for the good life. However, every condemnation he gives serves as an invitation, a cry for us to “seek God and live” (Amos 5:4). You’ll be invited to live assured, faithful, chosen, humble, justly, prayerful, and hopeful. This kind of living will bring us and others around us peace and true prosperity. Book Cost with Video Access $22.00

    MEETS: Wednesdays, 10AM-12PM, 10/5-11/23

    LOCATION: Grace (Conference Room) and Online

    LEADER: Lisa Roselli

    CONTACT: Lisa@graceofbelair.com

  • Grace en ESPAÑOL Estudio Bíblico

    Te invitamos para venir a nuestro estudio bíblico donde juntos aprendemos de la palabra de Dios, alabamos al Señor y disfrutamos de un tiempo en comunidad juntos! 


    DONDE: Grace en el Cuarto 18, Miércoles 7PM

    LÍDER: Pastor Josh Smith

    CONTACTO: Josh@graceofbelair.com   

Ministry groups

  • Prayer

    Join us in person for prayer every Wednesday at 7PM on our church campus. Let’s draw near to God together, worship, and pray for our church, community, and nation. 

    MEETS: Wednesdays, 7PM

    LOCATION: Main Auditorium

    LEADER: Pastor Paul Drost

  • Foster the Family Harford County Support Group

    We are partnering with Foster the Family to mobilize and equip the church to support foster families in Harford County. Foster children fall under every category established in Psalm 82:3-5. They are weak. They are —at least functionally—fatherless. They’ve been afflicted. They are destitute. They are needy. There is another category of people in these verses, though: The people of God whom He speaks directly to. The ones who are to give justice, maintain rights, rescue, and deliver. Us. All throughout Scripture we find the call to care for orphaned and vulnerable children. The orphan, the fatherless, the vulnerable are close to God’s heart, and caring for them is a function of being a follower of Christ.

    You can support local foster families by: 

    • Volunteering to serve in childcare during the monthly support group meetings hosted by Grace. Training is provided by Foster the Family. 
    • Donating refreshments for the foster mom support group meetings.
    • Donating items (gently used clothes and shoes for ages 0-12, baby gear, diapers, wipes, baby blankets, bibs, burp cloths) for the blessing closet where moms visit on support group nights. 
    • Sharing Foster the Family Support Group info with foster/adoptive mom and prospective foster moms.The monthly support group includes short topical training and guided discussion for foster and adoptive moms.

    MEETS: Third Sunday of Each Month, 6PM-7:30PM

    LOCATION: Grace

    LEADER: Laura Lathroum

    CONTACT: laj711@hotmail.com

  • Missionary Care

    We meet for the purpose of strengthening the partnership between our church and the 60+ 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: online through shared prayer requests

    LEADER:  Phil Drost

    CONTACT:  pdrost@aol.com

  • the gathering young adults

    All young adults are invited to find their community and purpose at Grace Young Adults ministry. We meet twice a month for House Party and Encounter Nights. At the House Party Nights we gather in homes for the purpose of building community through game nights and hanging out. At Encounter Nights we come together to encounter the presence and the love of God through worship, God’s Word, and teaching.

    MEETS: 2nd and 4th Sundays, 6:30 PM

    LOCATION: Follow us on Instagram for location! @thegatheringatgrace

    LEADERS: Lillian Luckett, Ben Luckett, Katie Drost, and Pastor Josh Smith

    CONTACT: Lillian: 864-760-7622, Ben: 410-322-9980, Katie: 410-937-7905, Josh: Josh@graceofbelair.com

    INSTAGRAM: @thegatheringatgrace

  • Meals for the homeless

    Every 9th day of the month our team serves dinner at Welcome One Homeless Shelter. The dinners are 100% based on food donations from the group members. If you have the gift of hospitality, generosity, or a heart to serve others we would love to have you on our team. You can help by donating food items,  joining one of our rotating kitchen teams by preparing and serving the meal, or by inquiring about leading the group and coordinating the meals (see below).

    MEETS: Dinner is every 9th day of the month at 4pm. Food donations can be dropped off in the church kitchen by the 7th of each month.

    LOCATION: Welcome One Homeless Shelter, 1221 Brass Mill Road, Suite C Belcamp, MD

    LEADER: Amber Hackett (interim)

    CONTACT: amber@graceofbelair.com

  • Grace sisterhood

    Sisterhood is where women of all ages and backgrounds gather together to experience God’s love, community, and discover their purpose. You are invited to Sisterhood Nights where we welcome and celebrate your unique design, have fun in community with others, and grow into the women God has called us to be. Childcare Available ($5 per child)

    MEETS: Oct. 7: Gather: An Invitation to the Table, Nov. 18: Strengthening Your Soul, 

    Dec. 3: Christmas Tea

    LOCATION: Grace Activity Center

    LEADER: Amber Hackett

    CONTACT: amber@graceofbelair.com

  • Skillful hands

    Our ministry consists of skilled workers and helpers with a heart to improve and maintain the appearance and physical quality of God’s House. We are purposed to provide a quality worship setting by keeping Grace campuses in tip top shape and appearance. Using team member's electrical, painting, plumbing, tech, landscaping and carpentry skills, we will beautify and improve Grace facilities and grounds.

    WHEN: Project Based: Each team member commits to a minimum of 4-12 hours of hands-on work per year.

    LOCATION: Both Campuses

    LEADERS: Geoff Denton and Tyler Spires

    CONTACT: Geoff: geoff@graceofbelair.com, Tyler: tyler@spiresfamily.com

community groups

  • Sunday lunch with a somewhat older bunch

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

    MEETS: September 18, October 16, November 13


    LEADERS: Frank and Marvy Padilla Pietrowicz

    CONTACT: Marvy-marvy.padilla@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, a devotion, knitting and prayer. Join us in person or online over Zoom. Our group donates knitted and quilted prayer shawls, baby blankets and hats, booties, and prosthesis products to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Hooper House Hospice, Kennedy Krieger, and Birthright Pregnancy Care Center and to individuals for comfort and healing.

    MEETS:  Fridays, 10AM

    LOCATION: Bel Air and Online

    LEADER: Bonnie Denton

    CONTACT: mommomd2006@verizon.net

  • Moms with little ones

    Raising children is the greatest gift and hardest job. Finding a strong community is vital. Let’s join in fellowship to support and encourage each other (and have fun too!) Join us this fall for mom time and family time.

    MEETS: Monthly

    • 9/24    Axe Throwing and Pizza | Mom’s Night Out
    • 10/22   Lohr’s Orchard | Family
    • 11/26   Breakfast | Moms Brunch

    LEADER: Brittany Tomlinson

    CONTACT: brittanytomlinson913@gmail.com

    FACEBOOK GROUP: Grace Moms with Little Ones

  • Men's Basketball

    Men 16 and older are invited to join us for a game of pick up basketball. 

    Fee: $5/week to cover gym rental.

    MEETS: Sundays 7:30-9PM, Sept.11-Nov. 20

    LOCATION: Grace Classical Gym (2416 Creswell Rd, Bel Air 21015)

    LEADERS: Helon Toribio and Tom Soltis

    CONTACT: Helon, helon.toribio@gmail.com, Tom, tsoltis@msn.com

  • painting & praise

    Calling all creative or want-to-be-creatives! Enjoy creating a work of art and fellowshipping with other creatives all while relaxing to worship music. Bring your own paint supplies or purchase a paint kit for $14.

    MEETS: Sundays 6-8PM, 9/25, 10/16, & 11/6

    LOCATION: Grace Lobby

    LEADER: Juli Luckett

    CONTACT: juli@graceofbelair.com

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