Posts by Genesis UMC

Posts by Genesis UMC

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…
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April Prayer Calendar

God, Help me learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow. Amen () 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! 17 learn to do good;seek justice,correct oppression;bring justice to the fatherless,plead the…

Resurrection Morning!

Sunday April 4, 2021 Easter “Resurrection Morning” He Is Risen! He Is Risen Indeed! Celebrate the Risen Christ on Easter Morning! Join us for in-person or virtual worship. Outdoor in-person worship will be held in the Genesis parking lot at 11:30 a.m., weather permitting.  Bring your own chair, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Come, celebrate the Risen Christ! Virtual online worship is posted at 9:00 am at youtube.com/genesisumccary. Worship through music, an Easter skit for the children called “Where’s…
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iWitness Easter Event

You are invited to find living hope this Easter! Join us for iWitness accounts of Jesus Christ and God’s message of Hope. This is a family oriented event open to all. Outdoor interactive stations will guide you through iWitness accounts of Jesus Christ. Each station contains a beautiful painting of a scene from Jesus’ life. Use your phone to scan the QR code. You will be taken to a video iWitness account of Jesus Christ. This is a self guided…
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Adult Studies

Life is better surrounded by friends! Enjoy fellowship and insight with your Christian friends at Genesis. Click below to scroll to an area of interest: Adult Christian Education Updated March 29 Back Porch Gatherings Winter hiatus Disciple Bible Studies Genesis Book Group Updated March 22 LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) updated February 22 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…

Holy Week @ Genesis

iWitness Easter Saturday March 27 – Easter Sunday April 4 Find Living Hope this Easter! Join us for iWitness accounts of Jesus Christ and God’s Message of Hope through outdoor interactive stations located behind the Genesis UMC playground during daylight hours. All are welcome! Palm Sunday March 28, 2021 Celebrate Jesus Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem on this first day of Holy Week. Worship online via youtube.com/genesisumccary from 9 a.m. Maundy Thursday April 1, 2021 7:00 pm Maundy Thursday worship…
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iWitness Easter Event

You are invited to find living hope this Easter! Join us for iWitness accounts of Jesus Christ and God’s message of Hope. This is a family oriented event open to all. Outdoor interactive stations will guide you through iWitness accounts of Jesus Christ. Each station contains a beautiful painting of a scene from Jesus’ life. Use your phone to scan the QR code. You will be taken to a video iWitness account of Jesus Christ. This is a self guided…

Prayer for our Pastor

Dear God, We come to you today with hearts full of wonder for your magnificent works, full of praise for your endless blessings, and for appreciation for all that you have given us. From the beginning of your creation story you have worked your divine plan which included giving us unique gifts which you intended us to use to further your kingdom here on earth. reminds us that these gifts work together to make up the Christian body. But we…

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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Join FUEL for “Reborn”

FUEL: Young adults gathering for Bible study, Christian fellowship and friendship.    FUEL: meets Wednesdays at 8:00 pm via ZOOM FUEL: begins a new study Wednesday, March 24 “Reborn” by Clayton King Are you feeling empty and not-quite-enough? That’s because what we need is not an upgrade but a complete upending of our lives. Clayton King shares the compelling stories of 12 broken people who came face-to-face with Jesus in the New Testament and got a second chance at life. King shares contemporary stories of…
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Seekers Begin New Studies

Seekers meets Sundays @ 10:00 a.m. via ZOOM Following Lent, the Seekers will begin the following studies. “My Search for Messiah” with Michael Rydelnik April 11 and 18 Jewish studies professor Dr. Michael Rydelnik was a freshman in high school when his mother, a Holocaust survivor, revealed her secret faith in Jesus as the Messiah of Israel. While studying the Hebrew Bible to convince his mother of the error of her way, he came face-to-face with the truth of Scripture.…

Becoming Like Christ in Our Daily Life

Sunday March 21, 2021 “Becoming Like Christ in Our Daily Life”, part 1 Worship God and listen to a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham this Sunday online via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. Worship through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a scripture based message. We also invite you to explore the homepage of our website www.genesis-umc.org and join in the various small group Zoom sessions for all age groups. 7 A woman from Samaria came to draw…

Holy Week @ Genesis

iWitness Easter Saturday March 27 – Easter Sunday April 4 Find Living Hope this Easter! Join us for iWitness accounts of Jesus Christ and God’s Message of Hope through outdoor interactive stations located behind the Genesis UMC playground during daylight hours. All are welcome! Palm Sunday March 28, 2021 Celebrate Jesus Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem on this first day of Holy Week. Worship online via youtube.com/genesisumccary from 9 a.m. Maundy Thursday April 1, 2021 7:00 pm Maundy Thursday worship…