Posts from January 2023

Posts from January 2023

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Prayer Calendar – February 2023

God’s command to “pray without ceasing” is founded on the necessity we have of His grace to preserve the life of God in the soul, which can no more subsist one moment without it, that the body can without air. John Wesley Join us in praying for the people and topics on the January prayer calendar.
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Graceful Yoga – a Spiritual Experience

What a wonderful day at our first class of “Graceful Yoga” at Genesis! It was good to take a moment to breathe in God’s goodness and appreciate the beautiful body he gave each of us. We also meditated about taking the peace and love of God into the world… Thanks to all for coming. Thank you Gracen for your leadership and a fantastic experience!

Prayer in Worship January 29

Kim Moser led prayer time in Worship on Sunday, January 29, 2023. Kim has graciously shared it, as several members have asked that we post a copy of her prayer. Thank you, God, that You have drawn us apart from the busy world out there into the quiet of Your house. In the center of this crowded day, we’ve come into this place of light and peace, where we can keep a holy calm. And we come with holy fear…
a group of volunteers assisting an elderly person on a black wheelchair for charity

Mission Needs

Click on a mission to respond to current needs. Local Missions Regional Missions The Carying Place Genesis partners with The Carying Place.  This organization serves the needy in our area by helping them transition from homelessness to independent living. Watch for updates and needs. Dorcas Ministries Food Pantry How can your family help?  Questions? Contact Missy Inglis, dorcaspantry@genesis-umc.org. Down East Relief Join us on the next Down East Relief trip on the third Saturday of each month. Assist with home repairs…

Unleashed Youth Ministry

GET INVOLVED…..Our Unleashed Youth Ministry serves those in Middle School & High School and offers opportunities  for our students to model Jesus in their acceptance, forgiveness, & service.  The students in this group desire to be together in an atmosphere of fun & fellowship where God’s unconditional love is evident. The Mission statement for our Unleashed ministry is to be a group of young people who are inspiring each other, regardless of age, to always be on their guard, to stand firmly in faith, to be…

Our Core Values

Our Core Values – to Love God, Love Neighbor, and Serve Others Matthew 22:37-39, Matthew 25:35-36 Love of God is the cornerstone of everything we do at Genesis.  Through our prayers, our presence, our gifts, our service and our witness, our community of believers seek a closer relationship with God.  We provide an atmosphere of support and learning for everyone regardless of  where they are on their Christian journey. Compassion for others is the foundation of Genesis. We display love and…
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MAN2MAN

Genesis MAN2MAN meets: Bible Study MAN2MAN meets September-May on the 1st and 3rd Mondays @ 6:30 pm for various Bible studies. Current Study: “The True Measure of a Man” by Richard E Simmons III The True Measure of a Man The challenges of life offer men the potential for great good. In the midst of these struggles, we have the opportunity to see our lives transformed. The True Measure of a Man is uplifting, challenging, and most of all it points…

Our Mission – Become and Make Disciples

Matthew 28:18-20  And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” At Genesis, we believe and follow spiritual directives to become and to go make disciples, or followers, of Jesus.  It is not an option,…

Meet the New NCCUMC Bishop

A new bishop has been announced for the North Carolina Conference of the UMC. Bishop Connie Mitchell Shelton will hold gatherings in Feburary to provide an opportunity to get to know her. Genesis UMC is in the Fairway District. The Fairway District gathering will take place February 16 @ 7:00 pm, location TBD. As locations are confirmed, the following post on the conference website will be updated: https://nccumc.org/bishop/2023/01/bishop-shelton-district-gatherings/
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Begin the Year with Genesis Book Group

Start the New Year by reading a book and joining in group discussion! Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday of each month. Our first meeting of 2023 will be held Thursday, January 19 at 7 pm at Genesis UMC. We will discuss Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. All readers are welcome! January nonfiction selection: “Being Mortal“ by Atul Gawande  Being Mortal by Atul GawandeIn this highly acclaimed book, Gawande challenges us to change the national conversation on aging and death with the…
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Eat & Learn: Taking Care of Your Future

Eat and Learn – the whole church is invited! Saturday, January 14 @ 10:00 am, Genesis church in the Koinonia Place Attorney Kyle Frizzelle with NC Planning educates us on taking care of our future by creating an estate plan. Come listen, ask questions and learn. Coffee, muffins and doughnuts will be served.

What We Believe

What We Believe… We believe in God the Father, Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth:  And in Jesus Christ, his only begotten Son, our Lord: Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary:  Suffered under Pontius Pilate; was crucified, dead and buried: He descended into hell:  The third day he rose again from the dead:  He ascended into heaven, and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty:  From thence he shall come to…
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Seekers begin Trials and Triumph

Begin the New Year with the Seekers class! We begin “Trials & Triumph: Revelation’s Churches” on Sunday, January 8, 2023. Seekers is an Adult class held Sundays at 10 a.m. at Genesis. Come! Study God’s word. January 8 – 29Trials & Triumph: Revelation’s Churches From the creators of the award-winning documentary series “Searching for a King”, comes a brand new, feature-length documentary on the letter written to the seven churches of Asia in the book of Revelation. Jeremy Dehut takes an…

Prayer of Renewal

The love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:5 NASB Lord, I am no longer my own, but Yours. Put me to what You will, rank me with whom You will. Let me be employed by You or laid aside for You, exalted for You or brought low by You. Let me have all things, let me have nothing, I freely and heartily yield all things to…