Posts from August 2020

Posts from August 2020

“Something More”

Pastor Craig Ham is preaching a series called “Something More” during the month of September. Jesus promised us a life of abundance in everything that matters: love, joy, peace, fulfillment, meaning and purpose. But in the world we live in today, the lives of many believers fall very short. Jesus promised something more; many Christians are experiencing something less. Where did we go wrong?  This series examines what it takes to create a culture of abundance and increase in our…

Ground Breaking and Back to School Drive Thru

Exciting events are happening this SUNDAY AUGUST 30 at Genesis! At 4 pm, a socially distant Ground Breaking and Dedication ceremony for our church expansion. Join us as we move forward to expand Genesis UMC facilities to serve the community. We will consecrate the ground and ask God to continue to bless Genesis UMC. The ceremony will take place in our upper parking lot. Wear a mask and some sunscreen. Bring a chair if you like. The service will last…

Prayer Focus: Impact of Covid-19 on Daily Lives and Relationships

Join us in prayer for the impact Covid-19 has on our daily lives and relationships. Gracious and loving God, We give thanks to you, for you are good.  We are grateful for every breath we take in this beautiful world you created.   Thank you for the gift of each day to begin anew. Lord, we confess that we struggle with day to day living in the pandemic.   We talk with friends and family via technology instead of face to face.  …

Worship Sunday August 30, 2020

You are invited to worship our awesome God this Sunday via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. Find a renewed awareness of God’s presence as we worship together through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. Sunday August 30, 2020 Sermon Title: “Out on A Limb” Scripture: ; 3:1 Then Joshua rose early in the morning and they set out from Shittim. And they came to the Jordan, he and all the people of Israel,…

Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer

Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer Do you struggle with prayer? Let go of your uncertainties, trust that God hears you, and embrace a prayer life that brings peace and trust. This 4 week study with Max Lucado will introduce you to a simple way to have conversation with God. Videos will be watched together during class. Class meets Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m., September 3, 10, 17, 24. Video and Zoom discussion facilitated by Kim Kligerman. Sign up…

Worship Sunday August 23, 2020

You are invited to worship our awesome God this Sunday via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. Find a renewed awareness of God’s presence as we worship together through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. Sunday August 23, 2020 Sermon Title: “The Church that Jesus Builds” Scripture: Matthew 16:13-20

New Group: FUEL

FUEL-Life Group For Adults in their 20’s….join us for FUEL – an energized group of young adults gathering via Zoom each Wednesday evening at 8 pm.  You will be supported, study some interesting topics, and share prayer concerns.  Currently underway is “The Color of Compromise”, a study of the church’s relationship with slavery.  Be surrounded by other young adults and build lasting relationships.  Contact adults@genesis-umc.org for zoom information!

The Power of Jesus’ Names

Thursdays at 8:30 pm The Ready to Launch class is now studying “The Power of Jesus’ Names” by Tony Evans. There is one name above all other names, and it belongs to the Son of God, Jesus. Jesus is the most unique person who’s ever lived, and His names carry with them great weight. In this six-session series, Dr. Tony Evans journeys around the stomping grounds of Jesus in the land of Israel and presents a complete picture of the…

The Book of Hebrews

Sundays at 10:00 a.m. NEW! Book of Hebrews. The Verse by Verse Sunday School class is now studying the book of Hebrews. The theme of Hebrews is the absolute supremacy and sufficiency of Jesus Christ as revealer and as mediator of God’s grace. Join us in this provocative study of the importance of Jesus Christ as our great High Priest. Scripture study + Zoom discussion led by Betsy Jonas & Susan Ross. Email adults@genesis-umc.org for study information and Zoom invites before the…

Genesis Book Group Begins Zoom Meetings

Join the Genesis book group for its first ever Zoom meeting, Thursday, September 17th at 7 pm. We will discuss Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini. GoodReads website describes Dressmaker as the “stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Keckley, a former slave who gained her professional reputation in Washington, D.C. by outfitting the city’s elite”. Books are available to borrow.  If you are new to the book group and not…

Genesis Prayer Focus: Back to School

Join in prayer for Back to School 2020-2021. Dear God our heavenly father, We pray at the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year for all students, families, teachers, coaches, mentors, supporting staff and school leaders. May the Lord be with our kids to bring peace to their anxieties, worries, and fears generated by this lack of normalcy. May He comfort them when they feel socially isolated from their friends and other significant adults in their lives like teachers, coaches, and mentors. May the…

August Prayer Calendar

The Genesis prayer ministry team is pleased to share a monthly prayer calendar. The calendar will be published monthly on the church website, from a link on the Care page along with a news post. You are invited to develop a habit of daily prayer by joining your heart and mind around one specific prayer focus each day. Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within…

Worship Sunday August 16, 2020

We invite you to worship this Sunday via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. We pray that you will find hope, love, purpose and community. Our virtual worship includes music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. You may also like to participate in our Christian Education offerings- click on the boxes on our homepage labeled Adults, Children or Youth. Sunday August 16, 2020 Sermon Title: “Faith-On a Higher Level” Scripture: Matthew 14:22-32

New! Discipling / S.O.H Study begins Wednesday

NEW! “The Parables of Jesus” by R. C. Sproul – 12 videos (~25 mins / each) on rightnowmedia.org. ZOOM sessions begin:  Wednesday, August 12 at 7 pm During Jesus’ earthly ministry, one of the primary ways He would instruct His disciples was through parables. People would gather from far and wide in order to listen to what Jesus said about the kingdom of God, and the most common way He would explain the kingdom was in parables. But what does…

Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer

Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer This is a 4 week ZOOM Bible Study with Max Lucado. Class will meet Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m., September 3,10, 17, 24. A Zoom link will be sent to you. Facilitated by Kim Kligerman. Sign up for Thursdays @ 10 am In this four-session video-based study, bestselling author Max Lucado reveals his struggles with prayer and how he discovered the simple tool everyone has been given to have a conversation with God.…

Worship Sunday August 9, 2020

Worship God this Sunday via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary beginning at 9:00 a.m. Our Youtube worship services include music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. We welcome you and pray that you will find hope, love, purpose and community.  We invite you to participate also in our Christian Education offerings, details on the homepage. Sunday August 9, 2020 Sermon Title: “Daniel’s Prayer for a Pandemic” Scripture: 9:1 In the first year of Darius…
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