Posts from June 2021

Posts from June 2021

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Let’s Celebrate Our Freedom

Sunday July 4, 2021 Let’s Celebrate Our Freedom Come out and worship the Lord in-person in our newly renovated worship room. Celebrate the 4th of July and our independence! Worship begins at 9:00 a.m. Follow the outdoor signs to the entrance near the playground. If you are in need of the elevator, come around to the back of the building. There is some parking available there. We are a mask friendly church. You may also worship with us online at…
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Prayer for the Grieving

Compassionate and Merciful God, grief is a small word full of so many emotions and feelings.  Anger, pain, loneliness, anguish, sorrow, suffering and doubts are but a few of them. Grief affects every aspect of our being; spiritually, physically, mentally and emotionally.  We turn to you, dear God, in times of grief. Dear God, all sovereign and powerful, it is to you that we cry out and pour out our grief. Only you know and understand all the emotions and…
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Great Is the Lord!

Sunday June 27, 2021 You are invited to worship this Sunday, June 27 at 9:00 a.m. in-person in the Genesis parking lot, or online at youtube.com/genesisumccary. For the outdoor service, bring your own chair. We are mask friendly. Online worship at youtube.com/genesisumccary includes music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. In-person outdoor worship will continue through June 27, 2021, weather permitting. Watch the Genesis homepage, www.genesis-umc.org, or public facebook page facebook.com/genesis.umc.cary…

Luke & Acts study

NEW! Beginning August 1, 2021, Genesis is introducing new short term Disciple Studies which are selected portions of the long term studies. Genesis has offered in depth Disciple studies for many years. The long term classes are a 32-36 week commitment. Many individuals have developed a stronger relationship with God, a better understanding of their faith, and a strong small group connection through these studies. To make Disciple classes more readily available to those who are unable to make a…

Christian Care

Genesis Care Ministries offers opportunities for those who are growing as disciples of Christ to use their gifts to care for others, and for those who are going through life challenges to receive Christian care. One-on-one care, small groups and other resources are available. For information on all Care Ministries offerings, go to https://genesis-umc.org/ministry/care/ Here are ways you can get involved: Prayer requests The Prayer ministry accepts prayer requests from members, friends and the community. Send in your requests so…

Reopening Christianity

Did you notice the whole world paused this year? Adult Ministries is offering a new Independent Bible Study – Reopening Christianity by Zach Zehnder on RightNow Media. Zach Zehnder will lead you through a self-guided, 5-week study that is short in length and time (perfect for the summer). Take your own personal journey through Bible study. This study will open your eyes to God and reopen your faith!!   Below are links for each session.  For each week you will watch…

Hope for Alexis

Genesis family, Our Feeding Friends partners at Kingswood Elementary and Dorcas Ministries have brought to our attention a family in our community in need of assistance. A family of six is facing a year fully quarantined following a bone marrow transplant for their 12 year old son Alexis. Antonio, Alexis’ older brother, will be the donor. The entire family including the parents Elfegeo and Maria must be quarantined with their four children for one year, a year without working. Further,…

The Perfect Father

Sunday June 20, 2021 “The Perfect Father”   Join us in worship this Sunday, June 20 at 9:00 a.m. in-person in the Genesis parking lot, or online at youtube.com/genesisumccary. For the outdoor service, bring your own chair. We are mask friendly. Online worship at youtube.com/genesisumccary includes music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. In-person outdoor worship will continue through June 27, 2021, weather permitting. Watch the Genesis homepage, www.genesis-umc.org, or public…

June Prayer Calendar

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. We invite you to develop a habit of daily prayer by joining yourheart and mind around one specific prayer focus each day. 18 praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints, (ESV)

Serve in the Dorcas Food Pantry

Genesis UMC volunteers work in the Dorcas Food Pantry on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of each month, enabling the pantry to be open on Saturdays. Consider volunteering once or twice a month. You will work in the pantry with others to sort food and greet shoppers. Shoppers do not enter the pantry. The signup link has been updated for July – December 2021. Click on this NEW link:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0E4FA5AD2E5-genesis2 Questions? Contact Miss Inglis, dorcaspantry@genesis-umc.org.

Holy Communion

Sunday June 13, 2021 Holy Communion Sunday Join us in worship this Sunday, June 13 at 9:00 a.m. in-person in the Genesis parking lot, or online at youtube.com/genesisumccary. For the outdoor service, bring your own chair. We are mask friendly. We will celebrate Holy Communion. We use prefilled, sealed communion kits. On request, we have wafers available that are free of Gluten, Wheat, Yeast, Dairy, Egg, Soy, Nut and Corn. If you plan to attend our online service, you may…

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. Due to Covid-19, we…
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FUEL begins “Liturgy of the Ordinary”

FUEL, Wednesdays at 8:00 pm via ZOOM Join FUEL via Zoom Wednesday evenings at 8 pm – a Life Group of young adults gathering for Bible study, Christian fellowship and friendship!  Email:  fuel@genesis-umc.org for more info. Current Study: “Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life” by Tish Harrison Warren In the overlooked moments and routines of our day, we can become aware of God’s presence in surprising ways. How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred?…
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Rooted Class New Study begins June 3

Thursday, June 3rd @ 8:30 p.m. Rooted Small Group Study will begin a new 6-part video series on the book of James, called “The James Series” on RightNow Media. The James Series is composed of narrative accounts by Bible personalities of different subjects discussed in James, such as Barnabas James.  https://www.rightnowmedia.org/Content/Series/362787 Remainder of July and into August the class is encouraged you to do a self-guided study, “Reopening Christianity By Zach Zehnder” as we take a break for Summer and will resume…

Is Jesus the Only Way

Sunday June 6, 2021 “Is Jesus the Only Way” John 14:6 Join us in worship this Sunday, June 6 at 9:00 a.m. in-person in the Genesis parking lot, or online at youtube.com/genesisumccary. For the outdoor service, bring your own chair. We are mask friendly. Online worship at youtube.com/genesisumccary includes 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…