Grace Classes

Grace Classes focus on personal spiritual renewal, biblical and theological foundations and practical instruction to experience what it means to live a life of renewal and spiritual vitality. Our desire is for everyone to grow deeper in their gospel understanding.

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2020 Grace Classes

Battling Unbelief (Women Only)
Fridays 9 - 11am | Education Building
Teachers: Barbara Hebert, Debbie Ross, Georgia Sams, Beth Robinson, Tanya Hutchinson & Roundtable
When faith flickers, stoke the fire! Starting January 31, the Friday AM Ladies Bible Study will be stoking the fire from 9:00 – 11:00 as we study John Piper’s book Battling Unbelief. Join us as we consider how the Gospel gives us victory over familiar effects of sin such as pride, impatience, shame, bitterness, and lust.
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Ladies Bible Read (Women Only – All Ages)
First & Third Fridays 11am - 1pm |Ongoing | Education Building 306
No Cost - following a reading schedule, currently in the Old Testament
Facilitators: Dianne Margenau & Elizabeth Burrell
You are enthusiastically invited to participate in a group of gospel-loving, laid back women who love to read through Scripture. We meet together a couple of times a month to discuss the questions and insights we are gleaning from our readings. Click here to download our 2020 Reading Plan.
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Preparing for Worship
All Ages | Sundays 8:30am - 9am |Ongoing - no gatherings on holiday weekends | Main Building Room 125
No Cost - Optional - New Morning Mercies by Paul David Tripp
Amazon or Westminster Bookstore
Facilitators: Veech Li
Before we run into Sunday worship, let’s spend some very brief time hearing how Jesus is moving in our weekly lives, learning to pray for one another using Scripture, and focusing on a hymn and its story. We will open each week with the Gospel Doxology as we move through informal heart prep, prayer & singing.
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Adult Discipleship Class
All Ages | Sundays 9am - 10:15am| Ongoing - no classes on holiday weekends| Education Building | No Cost

9 am Teachers: Guy & Alicia Evans, Britt & Arlana Peterson, Brad Owen & Roundtable
An ongoing class for all adults, from young to old! Discipleship cannot be contained in a Bible study or class, it calls us into a lifestyle of faith in Jesus and his finished work which expresses itself in love. Discipleship is about growing in our dependence on Jesus, our interdependence as his church and loving others in weakness. Come be refreshed as we get to know each other, tell and listen to stories, pray for one another, explore Scripture and dive into the many realities and practicalities of everyday life from a uniquely gospel-centric perspective.
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Miracles - For Real? (Women Only)
Sundays 9am - 10.15am | Ongoing | Education Building 304 | No Cost
Teachers: Christy Lafferty & Mary Dean Beland
All women 18 and up are invited to join us Sunday mornings as we study a miracle each week and explore together what it means for us in our everyday lives. How might this truth change how we see God, how we pray, how we see suffering and how we love others?

Becoming Family (New Members Class)
February 16 through March 1 | 9:30am - 10:30
This class is held weekly, during the first service hour on Sundays. Meet in the church lobby to find a listing of all the classes and where they're meeting each week. If the group is closed it means we're full this season, but don't worry – this class starts up again every 3 months.
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Church Center App

We will use the Church Center mobile app to connect and communicate through Grace Classes. Download the app for notifications and messages with your class group!

  • Go to the App Store on your phone and search for “Church Center”. (Apple App Store) (Google Play) It is a free app!
    Download the app.
  • When prompted, enter your zip code and then choose Grace Mills River Church as your church.
  • Follow the prompts to get logged in: You will probably have to either enter your phone number or email address, possibly both.
  • Planning Center will send you a code either via text message or to your email.
  • Enter that code into your the Church Center App.
    Click on the groups icon at the bottom of the screen and you should see your class.
  • If you need assistance, please email

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