Posts from March 2019

Posts from March 2019

Immovable Sermon Series begins April 28

IMMOVABLE Sermon Series begins April 28 Though we live in an unstable world, built on shifting sand, it is possible to develop the qualities of character that will contribute to a life of stability. Even when there is chaos all around, believers can learn to live a life immovable. Four Sundays: April 28, May 12, 19, 26. Alive@9 and 11:20 a.m.  

Worship Sunday March 31, 2019

Come! Worship with us this Lenten Season on Sundays at Alive @ 9 or 11:20 a.m.  You will be encouraged by the Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. We are a welcoming, Christ-centered community. We dress casually. Each Sunday service lasts for approximately 60 minutes. Come a few minutes early and join us for coffee and fellowship before worship. Christian Education for all ages, preschool through adults, is offered from 10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. between services. Adults…

Worship Sunday March 24, 2019

Come! Worship with us this Lenten Season on Sundays at Alive @ 9 or 11:20 a.m.  You will be encouraged by the Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. We are a welcoming, Christ-centered community. We dress casually. Each Sunday service lasts for approximately 60 minutes. Come a few minutes early and join us for coffee and fellowship before worship. Christian Education for all ages, preschool through adults, is offered from 10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. between services. Adults…

Bingo at Chatham Commons TONIGHT! March 19

Come play Bingo with the residents of Chatham Commons on the third Tuesday of each month.  Call out Bingo numbers and hand out prizes.  The residents love the game and the company. You will be blessed.  This is a great mission for all ages. Chatham Commons March 19, 6:30 pm 809 W Chatham St, Cary, NC

Worship Sunday March 17, 2019

Come! Worship with us this Lenten Season on Sundays at Alive @ 9 or 11:20 a.m.  You will be encouraged by the Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. We are a welcoming, Christ-centered community. We dress casually. Each Sunday service lasts for approximately 60 minutes. Come a few minutes early and join us for coffee and fellowship before worship. Christian Education for all ages, preschool through adults, is offered from 10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. between services. Adults…

Stephen Ministers – Earth Angels

Stephen Ministers Offer Emotional and Spiritual Support in Times of Trouble by Beth Francis, Naples Daily News Mary’s life was a mess. Her marriage had just ended in divorce, she underwent two major surgeries, and then her grown son was murdered. “As a friend of mine put it, the manure truck just kept backing up and dumping on me” Mary said. Then she heard about Stephen Ministry at her church. The ministry matches specially trained members of a congregation with…

Genesis Book Group – March 21

The surprising ways the weak can defeat the strong, and the small can match up against the giant. Does this sound like a familiar story? Please join the Genesis book group Thursday, March 21st at 7:15 pm at Michelle Picarrillo’s to discuss Malcolm Gladwell’s David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. In his #1 bestselling books The Tipping Point, Blink, and Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell has explored the ways we understand and change our world. Drawing upon…

The Body of Christ, April 7

250 Voices & Orchestra with composer Pepper Choplin SUNDAY, APRIL 7 at 7 PM Meymandi Concert Hall General Admission Tickets $10 (Children 10 and under free) Tickets available at Genesis UMC Online tickets at www.pepperchoplin.com Christ Baptist Church, Greystone Baptist, Westwood Baptist, Apex UMC, Genesis UMC, White Plains UMC, Wake Forest UMC, Garner UMC

Scout Sunday 2019 A Success

Scout Sunday was February 10th this year.  We had over 30 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Scout Leaders who contributed to the services.  The Scouts ranged from an energetic Lion Cub Scout in Kindergarten to Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts in High School. The Message was given by Owen Somer and Patricia Hudson at both services.  Owen is an Eagle Scout in Troop 212 and delivered a great testimonial about Scouting, Faith, and growing youth into young adults…

Hats and Port Pillows

Genesis members cut and sew hats and port pillows for patients undergoing chemotherapy at Duke and Rex Hospitals.  Join me — SATURDAY 30th of MARCH Room 212 10:30 AM -12:30 PM To cut hat and port pillow patterns NO SKILL REQUIRED PLEASE BRING SHARP SCISSORS HOME SEWING ANGELS may pick up fabric after Sunday service from room 212 cupboard. THANK YOU to all who helped make these gifts of love in 2018: 271 Port Pillows for Rex, and 420 Hats…

LIFT Class: What Matters Most

Some things don’t seem to change.  As in Paul’s day, our world is still full of disappointments. fractured relationships, financial hardships and temptations beyond measure.  Yet, Paul’s letter to the people of Philippi shows we can discover contentment and joy in the midst of the hardships if we just prioritize what matters most – Christ! Beginning April 2, 2019, the LIFT Women’s Bible study will begin a study of the book of Philippians.  This study, called “What Matters Most” by…

Worship Sunday March 10, 2019

Come! Join us as we begin the Lenten Season.  Journey with us as we follow our Lord Jesus Christ this Sunday March 10 at Alive @ 9 or 11:20 a.m.  You will be encouraged by the Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. We are a welcoming, Christ-centered community. We dress casually. Each Sunday service lasts for approximately 60 minutes. Come a few minutes early and join us for coffee and fellowship before worship. Christian Education for all ages,…

Invitation to the Observance of Lenten Discipline

The early Christians observed with great devotion the days of our Lord’s passion and resurrection.  It became the custom of the Church that     before the Easter celebration there should be a forty-day season of   spiritual preparation. During this season, converts to the faith were prepared for Holy Baptism. It was also a time when persons who had committed serious sins and had separated themselves from the community of faith were reconciled by penitence and forgiveness, and restored to the participation…

Ash Wednesday- March 6

Begin the season of Lent with us on Ash Wednesday, March 6. We will celebrate worship @ 7:00 p.m. with the imposition of ashes.   The ashes are a sign of our mortality and penitence, so that we may remember that only by God’s gracious gift we are given everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Savior.

Spiritual Gifts Class

Sundays March 10, 17, 24 Spiritual gifts are tools given by God for doing the work of the ministry. Different people are given different gifts to handle different tasks in the church.  When we serve in areas we have been gifted, we serve with joy, willingness and love. We are uplifted in our service to the Lord. A spiritual gifts class is being offered so that you can discover how you can serve God in a joyful way, in the…

Promoting Healthy Living – Beating Burnout

“I have had enough, Lord,” [Elijah] said.  “Take my life;  I am no better than my ancestors.”                — The prophet Elijah was one of the greatest prophets of all time. But at one point in his long labor of resisting Israel’s evil queen, he got burned out. He told the Lord, “I quit.” The Lord knew what he needed. First, Elijah needed rest. The Lord gave him time to sleep, and then an angel woke him to offer some food,…
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