Posts by Genesis UMC (Page 3)

Posts by Genesis UMC (Page 3)

Getting Ready!

How often do we here or say the phase, “get ready!” It is usually because something important is about to happen or we do not want to miss an important event.   The New Year always sparks an attitude of “get ready” for the church. This series, “Getting Ready” takes a look at the book of Joshua and shows each of us how we can Get Ready for the good times and the challenge times in our relationship with others and…

Genesis Expansion Underway

Genesis UMC is expanding to serve the community. There is activity inside and outside, upstairs and downstairs, building up and tearing down. Here are a few of the latest photos!

Advent & Christmas Happenings

We welcome you to join us in worship this Advent and Christmas. Online Worship Services via YouTube/GenesisUMCCary Advent and Christmas Eve online worship services are available to stream beginning at 9 am on Sunday December 20th, on Christmas Eve, Thursday December 24th, and Sunday December 27th via our youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/GenesisUMCCary. Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot on Sundays, 11:30 am Outdoor Worship in the Genesis UMC Parking lot is held on Sundays at 11:30 am, weather permitting. Bring a…

Journey to the Manger

Journey to the Manger, December 20-25 Dusk – 9:00 pm Journey to the Manger outdoor self-guided worship experience is open December 20th through 25th. From dusk – 9:00 pm, the walk will be lit by solar powered luminaries. Video narration will be available via QR codes at each station. December 20th – Roasted and Toasted food truck will be in the parking lot from 5:00 – 8:00 pm for hot drinks and waffles. Come order a coffee drink from an award winning barista!

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 &…

Are you Experiencing Pandemic Fatigue?

Are you experiencing pandemic fatigue—that feeling of being mentally and emotionally exhausted by everything that’s going on right now? We are all facing different kinds of life challenges during this time— Isolation and loneliness; Anxiety over health; Grief; Juggling work, childcare, and schooling responsibilities; Financial strain or job loss; Uncertainty about the future . . . The list goes on. It’s no wonder many are being hit by pandemic fatigue. But you don’t have to go through it alone. If…

Worship Sunday December 20, 2020

4th Sunday of Advent: PEACE This Sunday, we light the 4th Advent candle, the candle of PEACE. Jesus was called the “Prince of Peace”. This name points us to our role as those who help bring about a peaceful existence in which all people thrive. This is our prayer for our community, our nation, and our world. We welcome you to join in worship this Sunday and participate in our Christian community. In Person: Each Sunday at 11:30 am, weather…

Advent & Christmas Happenings

Fill the Night with Music & Light This Advent and Christmas, let us fill the night with music and light and affirm and act on the reasons why we can still “believe, even when” we are discouraged.  Online Worship Services via YouTube/GenesisUMCCary Advent and Christmas Eve online worship services are available to stream beginning at 9 am on Sunday December 20th and on Christmas Eve, Thursday December 24th via our youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/GenesisUMCCary. Outdoor Worship in the Parking Lot on…

Consequences of Ideas study

Genesis’ Discipling class meets Wednesdays at 7:00 pm via Zoom. You are invited to join the next study beginning in mid January, “Consequences of Ideas” by R.C. Sproul, described below. If you would like to join this study, contact Gonzalo Mariano, sohdiscipling@genesis-umc.org for details. To understand the culture in which we live in, you need to be familiar with the ideas that have shaped it. In Ligonier’s survey series, The Consequences of Ideas, R.C. Sproul traces the contours of Western philosophy…

12 Days of Christmas Calendar

12 Days of Christmas Calendar. The 12 days of Christmas are December 25 – January 5. Download the 12 days of Christmas Calendar developed by Genesis Children’s Ministries. Participate in the daily activities.

Genesis Opportunities 12.13.20

Genesis Opportunities Journey to the Manger Self Guided Worship Experience December 20-25th Dusk – 9 pm. Bring your family and friends! Journey to the manger through various stations containing displays and videos of the Christmas story. The path will be lit by solar powered luminaries. Bring your phone so you can scan the QR codes along the way and watch videos prepared by our Genesis Youth. 12 Days of Christmas Calendar. The 12 days of Christmas are December 25 –…

Advent & Christmas Happenings

Fill the Night with Music & Light This Advent and Christmas, let us fill the night with music and light and affirm and act on the reasons why we can still “believe, even when” we are discouraged.  Online Worship Services via YouTube/GenesisUMCCary Advent and Christmas Eve online worship services are available to stream beginning at 9 am on Sundays December 13th & 20th and on Christmas Eve, Thursday December 24th via our youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/GenesisUMCCary. Outdoor Worship in the Parking…

A Season of Music

Our worship series this Advent calls on the power of sung poetry that inspires those who hear it to look toward a brighter tomorrow. It has been a difficult time in this pandemic for singing and playing of instruments to be restricted.  In its absence, we have been reminded just how important it is to sing and play together.   Your Genesis musicians have been hard at work behind the scenes to prepare a season of music appreciation for you…

Journey to the Manger

Journey to the Manger, December 20-25 Dusk – 9:00 pm Journey to the Manger outdoor self-guided worship experience is open December 20th through 25th, dusk – 9:00 pm. The walk will be lit by solar powered luminaries. Video narration will be available via QR codes at each station. December 20th – Roasted and Toasted food truck will be in the parking lot from 5:00 – 8:00 pm for hot drinks and waffles. Come order a coffee drink from an award winning barista!

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 (aka “the green one”) 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,…

Prayer Focus: Renewal of Strength

Heavenly Father, We thank you and praise you for your mercy and goodness.  Thank your for your presence here and always. Lord, this has been a challenging year.  The natural disasters – the fires, hurricanes, and floods, the political division and social unrest, and the pandemic have hurt us physically, economically, emotionally, and spiritually.  So many have suffered from illness, lost loved ones, lost their jobs or businesses, or suffered because of separation from friends and family.  We feel helpless,…