Posts from September 2019

Posts from September 2019

#throwbacktozach

We would like to thank the cast and crew for a wonderful Throwback event! It took many hands to make all of this come together.  We want to give a shout out to Kelly Sigler for the table decorations; Liliana Mariano, Malana Houser, Kelly Sigler and Tom Bowen for helping out in the kitchen; Tripp Bridges for all the sound; and Kelly and Aubrey Sigler, Rachel Moser and Kristin Parker for the delicious dessert.  You all made this evening even…

Senior Adults

Great evening of Barbeque and Bingo!! On Monday, September 16, over forty Senior Adults enjoyed a wonderful dinner from City Barbeque, along with some homemade side dishes in God’s Light Café.  The evening included several rounds of Bingo, prizes and fellowship.  Watch for posters and announcements for future Senior Adult activities and outings. In October, Senior Adults are encouraged to participate in · Raptors, Saturday October 12. Drop By Genesis anytime between 10 AM-12 PM and see Raptors of all types…

Adult Christian Education – October

Sunday mornings at 10:10 AM There are several adult classes to choose from, while your children and youth attend grade level classes.  Hands of Hope:  Room 105, lower level The Book of 1 Peter with Kyle Idleman This world looks nothing like the promised perfect kingdom of God. And yet we as God’s people must live in it every day. In The Book of 1 Peter, Kyle Idleman walks through the short letter and unpacks the importance of our witness…

Raptors

Raptors, Saturday October 12 @ Genesis UMC drop in anytime between 10 AM—12 PM For ALL AGES.  This event is NOT TO BE MISSED!  Steve Stone,  a licensed rehabilitator with the The American Wildlife Refuge, will visit Genesis on Saturday October 12th from 10 AM-12 PM.  AWRefuge is a volunteer organization that helps rescue birds of prey, rehabilitate injured raptors,  release rehabilitated birds, provide a refuge for unrelease-able birds, and educate the public about wild raptors in the Raleigh, NC…

PICO – Partners in Christ Outreach

PICO stands for Partners in Christ Outreach.  David Gardener organized PICO to support the Cary Community through home repairs and yardwork for people in our community who cannot afford to pay for this work. Requests come from Dorcas ministries, the Carying Place and Meals on Wheels recipients as well as the church family.  Dave welcomes those who would like to assist in this ministry to our community. Get on his email list to be contacted as   projects come up quickly.…

New Journey – a group for widowed persons

New Journey is a group for widowed persons to come together in fellowship and support of one another.  We are on a new journey together. The group meets the second Wednesday of each month with a focus on fellowship. For our next meeting on October 9th we will go to lunch at IHOP @ 1:00 PM, followed by a visit to the Seagrove Pottery store in Salt Box Village. I hope to see you all there. Questions? Email Michelle Piccirillo,  widowed@genesis-umc.org

2019 Methodist Build

If you were in church on September 8th, you heard our guest  preacher, Alta Whitt, ask a simple but convicting question – “what are you holding in your hand?” This was in reference to . God had told Moses he would lead the Hebrew people out of Egypt. Moses questioned his abilities, asking “who I am I to lead them?” God then turned Moses’ ordinary staff into a snake, showing that God can turn our simplest tools into something extraordinary.…

Messy Church: Celebration of Children’s Sabbath

October 19 @ 4:30 PM An event for ALL AGES. Crafts, Games, Interactive Worship Come join us and then attend the Potluck and Chili Cookoff! On October 19th, we will join many churches around the country in celebrating Children’s Sabbath. This will be the 28th Annual Observance of Children’s Sabbath Celebration “Uniting Hearts and Voices to End Child Poverty.” The Children Defense Fund defines it like this; “the multi-faith Children’s Sabbath weekend engages places of worship across the country in…

Fall Disaster Recovery Trip

Information Meeting October 6 @ 4 PM This fall’s disaster recovery mission trip will be held Sunday, October 27th through Friday, November 1st.  We will return to Washington, NC to assist in the recovery from Hurricanes that have impacted Eastern North    Carolina in the past few years. We will work out of the Hannah Cub Scout camp – now called the Washington Center of the United Methodist Church. This is the same camp we have worked out of the last 5 years.…

Unleashed – October

This September was our “Getting back to normal” month. We had a parent information meeting on September 8th and ejoyed great conversation and delicious Kona Ice! We are really looking forward to having everyone back and adding new 6th graders! Our Middle School end of summer event was held at Triangle Rock Club. We had a great time climbing and enjoying pizza as we reconnected after our summer vacations. Thanks to Lucas Parker for helping us put on this very…

Fold Bulletins

Each Thursday at 10:00 AM, a group comes together to fold the Sunday Worship Bulletins.  We are in need of a few more volunteers! You are invited to participate in this time of fellowship as we fold the bulletins together.  Contact Helen Gardener gardener1941@att.net

Kingswood Feeding Friends

Genesis partners with Kingswood Elementary school, a downtown Cary STEM magnet school as our Congregations for Children (C4C) initiative. Every Friday that school is in session, at 9:30 AM you will find Genesis members packing produce for kids in need. We pack produce that is in season for over 30 families in the free and reduced lunch program. We are always seeking people to help. Sign in at the Kingswood Elementary front office and come to the cafeteria.  Contact Linda…