Posts from January 2021

Posts from January 2021

Prayer Focus: Genesis Christian Preschool

Gracious and Holy God, Help us to move through this time of uncertainty and chaos and continue our walk with You.  Give us discernment and guidance, hold us in the palm of your hand.  Help us remember we are Your children.  “Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” We come together as one to pray for the preschool, an outreach ministry of Genesis…where we teach…

Mission Needs

Click on a mission to respond to current needs. Local Missions The Carying Place Chatham Commons Dorcas Ministries Food Pantry Down East Mission Hats for Duke Kingswood Elementary Methodist Build Regional Missions Down East Relief Serve NC Genesis is beginning a new mission in the Cary area by partnering with The Carying Place.  This organization serves the needy in our area by helping them transition from homelessness to independant living. Watch this space for updates and needs. Become a Pen Pal!…

Adult Studies

Life is better surrounded by friends! Enjoy fellowship and insight with your Christian friends at Genesis. Scroll to an area of interest: Adult Christian Education Updated January 13 Back Porch Gatherings Winter hiatus Disciple Bible Studies Genesis Book Group LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) Man2Man Choose a study and meeting time, then email the class facilitator or adults@genesis-umc.org for study information, log-ins and Zoom invites before the next class! Watch a video or read scripture and have weekly discussions via Zoom. FUEL,…

Worship Sunday January 17, 2021

Sunday January 17, 2021 Sermon Series: “Getting Ready!” “Getting Ready to Experience” We welcome you to worship this Sunday and to participate in our Christian community. Online: You may worship online via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. Worship God through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. 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…

Disciple 2 Long Term Bible Study

Disciple 2 (32 week study, Disciple 1 suggested pre-requisite)  Disciple: Into the Word Into the World is the second study in the four-phase Disciple program. Discipe II offers a deeper examination of Genesis, Exodus, Luke, and Acts, emphasizing the rhythm of coming to God and going for God . . . approaching all experiences of life as opportunities for faithful witness and service.  5-7 pm Sunday evenings via Zoom Orientation: Sunday, January 3, 2021 Class Begins: Sunday, January 10, 2021 Schedule: January-May &…

Hands of Hope: “Everything Happens Somewhere”

Hands of Hope class, Sundays at 10:00 am Beginning mid January: “Everything Happens Somewhere” by George DeJong “Trace any civilization and geography provides the stage; place plays a role in shaping life while at the same time giving us a glimpse into why God places us where we live today. The Bible contains so many stories of God placing his people in places and situations they’d never choose, and yet it is especially there and in those circumstances that he…

LIFT begins “Exodus: Relentless Pursuit of Us”

LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) meets Tuesdays at 10:00 am via ZOOM. All ladies are invited. For more information, contact Susan Ross lift@genesis-umc.org. January 12-March 2, 2021: “Exodus: God’s Relentless Pursuit of Us” by Ashley McNary In this eight week study, we will read through almost every word in the book of Exodus and study what they tell us about God. The Bible isn’t about the characters. The Bible is about God. The narrative is telling the story of a God bringing…

Winter Break for Outdoor Worship

Greetings Genesis Church,  I hope this New Year has begun is positive ways for you. God has so much in store for you and for our church. I wanted to reach out to you in regards to our Worship in the Parking Lot. As the winter months bear down on us, we believe it is prudent to cancel all outside worship services until the end of March. This will make it somewhat easier for planning and moving forward for those…

Worship Sunday January 10, 2021

Sunday January 10, 2021 Sermon Series: “Getting Ready!” “Getting Ready to See” We welcome you to worship this Sunday and to participate in our Christian community. Online: You may worship online via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. In Person: Each Sunday at 11:30 am, weather permitting, there is a live outdoor worship service in our parking lot. Bring your own chair and mask. We worship together through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor…

Genesis Library

Did you know that Genesis UMC has a library downstairs in room 109? You can view or search the inventory of books available by opening the link below. Genesis UMC on LibraryThing.com LibraryThing is a wonderful way to find books the church has available for checkout. Search for a topic such as prayer, names of books or people of the Bible, spiritual growth, care, marriage, aging, grief, love, forgiveness, etc. LibraryThing includes a description of the book, the author, number…

January Prayer Calendar

“We hear it said that a person’s life will suffer if he doesn’t pray, but I question that. What will suffer is the life of the Son of God in him, which is nourished not by food, but by prayer. When a person is born again from above, the life of the Son of God is born in him, and he can either starve or nourish that life. Prayer is the way that the life of God in us is…

Disciple 2 Long Term Bible Study

Disciple 2 (32 week study, Disciple 1 suggested pre-requisite)  Disciple: Into the Word Into the World is the second study in the four-phase Disciple program. Discipe II offers a deeper examination of Genesis, Exodus, Luke, and Acts, emphasizing the rhythm of coming to God and going for God . . . approaching all experiences of life as opportunities for faithful witness and service.  5-7 pm Sunday evenings via Zoom Orientation: Sunday, January 3, 2021 Class Begins: Sunday, January 10, 2021 Schedule: January-May &…

Seekers Class: “You Are Never Alone”

Seekers, Sundays at 10:00 am Starting January 10: “You Are Never Alone” by Max Lucado When life feels depleted, does God care? I’m facing an onslaught of challenges; will God help? When life grows dark and stormy, does God notice? I’m facing the fear of death; will God help me? The answer in the life-giving miracles in the Gospel of John is a resounding yes. In You Are Never Alone, Max Lucado looks at the miracles of Jesus as recorded…

Back Porch Intermission

Family and Friends, The Genesis Back Porch Gatherings on Sunday afternoons will take a break for the winter months. It’s been a joy getting to know people through games and gathering. Look for us in the new year to gather again for more fun and Christian fellowship!