Posts from October 2019

Posts from October 2019

Adult Christian Education – November

Hands of Hope:  Room 105, lower level Jesus Continued with J.D. Greear “Why does God often feel more like a doctrine we know about than a Person we know? Why do so many of us think of Christianity as a lifestyle to which we conform, rather than a God with whom we commune? Jesus gave his disciples the audacious promise that it was to their advantage he go back to heaven because the Holy Spirit could then come to live…

Shoe Collection

November 1-30 We are collecting shoes for the children at the Honduras International Bilingual School. Donate new or gently used athletic shoes in any kids sizes. Bring to Genesis UMC.

Congregational Care

Bring Christ’s love to those who are unable to attend church.  Become a member of the congregational care team and make contact with members through visits, phone calls or cards. Kim Kligerman, kkligerman@genesis-umc.org or 919-467-2128 ext. 222.

Genesis Ladies Brunch

Come join us for the Ladies Brunch! Saturday November 16 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. It’s a potluck so bring a dish to     enjoy. The tables will be decorated with different themes. We will sing the fun and interactive song The Twelve Days of  Christmas which is always enjoyable. There will door prizes and we’ll each make a holiday craft. Come enjoy the fellowship!

Chili Cook-Off

It was a night of enjoying warm chili and great fellowship!  Eight anonymous crock-pots of chili and lots of other   dishes and desserts were enjoyed at Genesis’ annual Fall Chili Cook off and Potluck dinner on Saturday, October 19.  After all of the chili’s were tasted and enjoyed, everyone voted for their favorite. The winners were: 1st Place:  Eva McCullen 2nd Place:  Danny Lawler 3rd Place:  Patsy Page Eva used her grandfather’s (David Cavileer) recipe for her first place chili,…

Navigating the Holidays in Widowhood

Speaker:  Jill Kaufman, PhD Date: Tuesday, November 12 at 2:00 PM Location: Genesis UMC, Room 212 Everyone’s journey in widowhood is unique. However, many widows and widowers would like to eliminate dates from the calendar from around mid-November to February 15. Holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas are packed with traditions to  navigate. Couple holidays such as New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and Valentine’s Day have their own challenges.  How do you get through those first holidays without your spouse?…

Trunk or Treat

Sunday September 27, 2019 5:30-6:30 pm Join us for food, trunks, treats and giant inflatables!

Genesis Book Group – October

On the 19th of October, the Genesis book group will discuss The Tenth of December, a collection of short stories by George Saunders. Described by GoodReads website as ”unsettling, insightful, and hilarious, the stories in Tenth of December—through their manic energy, their focus on what is redeemable in human beings, and their generosity of spirit—not only entertain and delight; they fulfill Chekhov’s dictum that art should ‘prepare us for tenderness.’” Our Thursday, October 19th our meeting at 7:15 pm will…