Posts from April 2021

Posts from April 2021

Prayer for Director of Music

O God, we give you thanks and praise for our music director, Marla Ham. As you know, she has been a special blessing to this church and a huge addition to the spirit of our worship services.  She inspires us to praise you with our hearts and songs.  Not only does she perform wonders with the choral music; she uses her many talents to support other types of music for worship – the praise team, the handbells, the children’s choirs…

Communion in Christ

Sunday May 2, 2021 “Communion in Christ” Join us in worship this Sunday, May 2nd at a new time – 9:00 a.m. in-person in the Genesis parking lot. We will celebrate Holy Communion using prefilled communion kits. Pastor Craig Ham will deliver a Biblically centered message from .  Bring your own chair, wear a mask and practice social distancing. If you are unable to join us in the parking lot, participate virtually via YouTube. Worship through music, a children’s moment,…

Genesis Prays for Marla Ham

Wednesday April 28 @ 7:00 pm on ZOOM Join us this Wednesday April 28 on Zoom. Our prayer focus is Marla Ham, director of Music and pastor’s wife. 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.
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What Are You Gonna Do?

Sunday April 25, 2021 “What Are You Gonna Do?“ In-person worship is held weekly in the Genesis parking lot at 11:30 a.m., weather permitting.  Bring your own chair, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Virtual online worship is posted at 9:00 am at youtube.com/genesisumccary. Worship through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. In-person outdoor worship will continue each week, weather permitting. Watch the Genesis homepage, www.genesis-umc.org, or public facebook page…

Prayer for High School Students

Heavenly Father, Look upon us tonight and lift us up as we focus our prayer on Your precious children, our high school students.  says, For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Gracious Lord, Your plans are good and perfect. We are in awe of Your creation, the beauty and splendor.  We have such gratitude for the relationship we have in You;…

Wordpower

Sunday April 18, 2021 “Wordpower” In-person worship is held weekly in the Genesis parking lot at 11:30 a.m., weather permitting.  Bring your own chair, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Virtual online worship is posted at 9:00 am at youtube.com/genesisumccary. Worship through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message “Wordpower” delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. In-person outdoor worship will continue each week, weather permitting. Watch the Genesis homepage, www.genesis-umc.org, or public facebook page facebook.com/genesis.umc.cary for weather…

Book Group reads “Guests on Earth”

Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday, September – May. Next Zoom meeting: Thursday, April 15 at 7 pm. April Book Selection: Guests on Earth, by famed local writer Lee Smith It’s 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital, a mental institution in Asheville, North Carolina, known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital’s most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses cascading events that lead up to…
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Stephen Ministry: Confidential Care

What is Stephen Ministry? Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one lay caring ministry. Our Stephen Ministers have received 50+ hours of training and are equipped to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are going through a difficult time. The relationship between a care receiver and a Stephen Minister is confidential. Men are matched with men; women with women. If you are experiencing anxiety or a life crisis of any type, consider speaking with a Stephen Minister. Contact our Stephen…
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What Do You See?

Sunday April 11, 2021 “What Do You See?” In-person worship is held weekly in the Genesis parking lot at 11:30 a.m., weather permitting.  Bring your own chair, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Virtual online worship is posted at 9:00 am at youtube.com/genesisumccary. Worship through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message “What Do You See” delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. In-person outdoor worship will continue each week, weather permitting. Watch the Genesis homepage, www.genesis-umc.org, or…
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April: New Adult Studies begin

Rooted, Thursdays at 8:30 pm via ZOOM Begins April 8 “You and Me Forever” by Frances Chan View your marriage like never before. Pursue God first and everything will fall into its proper place. Contact: Jennifer Park, rooted@genesis-umc.org Seekers, Sundays @ 10:00 a.m. via ZOOM April 11 & 18 “My Search for Messiah” with Michael Rydelnik Dr. Michael Rydelnik discovered the truth of Scripture while studying the Hebrew Bible. April 25- May 16 “The Appointed Times” with Michael Rydelnik, Avner Boskey and Michael…