The Senior Adult Ministry at Grace Baptist Church exists to connect Senior adults with one another and build strong friendships. With events and activities such as the Golden Harvester’s Lunch, Day Trips, the “Sounds of Grace” Choir, the Grace Noters Dulcimer Choir, Movie Nights, many volunteer activities, there’s never a boring moment with the Senior Adults at Grace!


Sounds of Grace Senior Adult Choir | Leader Mark Braddom

Each Senior Choir program consists of singing old hymns with the folks at the places in which we sing as well as 3 “choir specials” sung by our choir. Fall Schedule (in general):
  • September – rehearsals on Wednesdays, 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. in room E-102
  • October/November – Programs sung in local senior care facilities
Spring Schedule:
  • February – rehearsals on Wednesdays, 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. in room E-102
  • March/April – Programs sung in local senior care facilities

Grace Noters Dulcimers | Leader Jane Bruhin

Meets each Wednesday morning (10:00 a.m. – noon) in room E-100


Third Thursday of the month (August -May)
· 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
· The Chapel
· Cost $4.00 per person
  • The meal is followed by a program provided by a special guest singer or speaker.
  • The luncheon is also a great time to sign up for our various activities!
Special notes regarding the November 15th luncheon and the December 20th luncheon:
  • November 15th luncheon will start at 11:00 a.m. instead of 11:30 a.m. because the program that day is to attend the Grace Christian Academy production of Our Town in the worship center beginning at 12:15 p.m.
    • The cost of the tickets are $5.00/person (cash or checks payable to Grace Baptist Church paid at the luncheon).
  • December 20th meeting is being moved to December 13th. The usual times and activities, just a different Thursday.

  Golden Harvester Luncheon – Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • 11:00 a.m. – Lunch will be served in the Chapel
    • We will be collecting the shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse
    • We will take a collection for Mission of Hope
    • We will distribute Thanksgiving Baskets for delivery to our Homebound
    • We will go over the other coming activities
  • 12:15 p.m. – Dismissal to the Worship Center
  • 12:30 p.m. – GCA Drama Department presents Our Town – the Musical
    • We are being offered a group rate of $5.00/person (normal price is $10/person).
    • Please pay GBC for your ticket. You can buy them at the luncheon that day.
    • Of course, you have the choice to not go to the play, but there will not be a program in the Chapel. Our program, for all who want to go, is the play.

Golden Harvester Luncheon – Thursday, December 13, 2018

  • 11:30 a.m. – Lunch will be served in the Chapel
    • Program Guest is Mark Braddom and a Carol Sing/Concert
    • We will distribute boxes of Candy for delivery to our Homebound
    • We will take a collection for Kids Hope
    • We will go over the other coming activities
  • ~1:00 p.m. – Dismissal



Movie is located in room E-100 of our Main Campus. Enter through the doors off of parking lot C.

  • Movies start at 6:30 p.m.
  • Most folks bring snack to share, but this is certainly not required
  • *Please bring your own drinks

or there is a soft drink machine in the lobby   Double Feature Movie Night – Monday, November 19, 2018

  • Room E-100 – enter from Parking Lot C. Please bring your own drink
  •    4:00 p.m.     Homeless for the Holidays – based on a true story
  • ~6:00 p.m.    Supper provided – cost is $3.00/person
  •  ~6:30 p.m.    Paper Angels – “see what the price of giving can do”

Movie Night – Monday, December 17, 2018

  • Room E-100 – enter from Parking Lot C. Please bring your own drink
  • 6:30 p.m. The Christmas Project

“It’s better to give than to get…what’s coming to you”



  Keyboards at Christmas – Sunday, November 25, 2018

  • Knoxville Civic Auditorium
  • $20.00/person
    •  2:15 p.m. Departure
    • 3:30 p.m.    Concert
    • ~6:00 p.m. Return
    • Deadline is Thursday, November 15

  Sanders’ Family Christmas – Thursday, November 29, 2018

  • Cumberland County Playhouse, Crossville, TN
  • $27.00/person for the show and bus
  • Deadline to sign up is Thursday, November 15
  • Rated G – Adventure Theater
    • Noon            Eat before we leave or at Subway in Vanity Fair   
    • ~1:30 p.m. Shop at Vanity Fair
    • 3:00 p.m.   Enjoy the show
    • ~6:15 p.m. Supper at Dairy Queen
    • ~8:45 p.m. Arrive GBC     Peter Pan, the Musical – Friday, November 30, 2018
      • Oak Ridge Playhouse (Starring our very own Marybeth Davis)
      • $25/person for the show
      • Deadline is ASAP – Mark will buy tickets for you as you let him know you are going.
      • Call or text Mark at 388-0513
      • Email Mark at
        •  7:15 pm             Departure
        • 8:00 pm             Show
        • ~11:00 pm Arrive back at GBC

Supper at Sullivan’s in Rocky Hill and Christmas Lights – Tuesday, December 18, 2018

  • 4:45 p.m. – Depart GBC
  • 5:30 p.m. – Supper (out of pocket)
  • ~7:00 p.m. – Bus Tour of some Christmas Lights in the Knoxville area

(No charge for this)

  • ~8:00 p.m. – Arrive GBC