Posts from January 2021

Posts from January 2021

5 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage…

“5 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage…When You’re Stuck At Home Together“ by Gary Chapman Let’s gather with other couples! You could come away with ideas on date nights or neat ways to show love toward your spouse! All this while growing deeper spiritually in your marriage. A different couple will lead each week, each with different life experiences, different lengths of marriage, and interesting viewpoints. Our wonderful leaders are Craig & Marla Ham, Jack & Ruth Johnson, John & Malana…

February Prayer Calendar

The Genesis prayer calendar is a tool to help each of us develop and maintain a habit of daily prayer. Join your heart and mind around one specific prayer focus each day. Ask God to break through in new and miraculous ways! “Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.” 18 praying at all times in the Spirit, with…

Prayer Focus: College Students

Gracious Heavenly Father, You are the source of all knowledge and truth.  We thank you for blessing us every day with the opportunity to learn more about you and your incredible creation.  All glory is yours. Father, today we come together to pray for college students.  We lift up in prayer all of the students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  We ask you to be with those who are stressed because of social-isolation, loneliness, and uncertainty.  Be…

Worship Sunday January 31, 2021

Sunday January 31, 2021 Sermon Series: “Getting Ready!” “Getting Ready to Renew” We welcome you to worship this Sunday and to participate in our Christian community. Online: 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. 5:1 As soon as all the kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan to the west, and all the kings of the Canaanites who were by…

Genesis Prays for College Students

Wednesday January 27 @ 7:00 pm on ZOOM Join us this Wednesday January 27 on Zoom. Our prayer focus is for College Students. Zoom meeting information is posted Wednesday on the Genesis UMC Member facebook page, or let us know you would like to attend by emailing GenesisPrays@genesis-umc.org. We will send you the zoom link. How can we pray for you? Prayer requests may be sent to prayer@genesis-umc.org.

Methodist Build Update

Each fall season, Genesis joins forces with other Methodist Churches to provide families with a Habitat for Humanity home they can proudly call their own. Rev. Christina Parrish, Faith Relations Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, gives us an update on the 2020 Methodist Build Home in Raleigh. Don’t miss the photos below! Hello Methodist faith coalition,A lot has happened since my last update!  The house is sheet rocked and is currently being trimmed out (flooring, fixtures, etc.).  The…

2020 Genesis Missions Review

2020 was a challenge, but thanks to your generosity, we rose up to meet it. Here is a small overview of some of the many ways we loved on others this year because of your time, gifts and service!

Genesis Prays – 2nd & 4th Wednesdays

“This is the confidence we have in approaching God: That if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us – whatever we ask – we know that we have whatever we asked of him.”  You are invited to join the Genesis family and friends in a corporate prayer meeting the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 7 pm. Join us in prayer for our church and its ministries,…

Worship Sunday January 24, 2021

Sunday January 24, 2021 Sermon Series: “Getting Ready!” “Getting Ready to Speak” We welcome you to worship this Sunday and to participate in our Christian community. Online: 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. 4:1 When all the nation had finished passing over the Jordan, the Lord said to Joshua, 2 “Take twelve men from the people, from each tribe a man, 3 and…

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…

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…
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