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Serving Sundays

Dear Genesis’ families, Many blessings to you and your family,  This coming July, Genesis is planning to have a series of SERVING SUNDAYS  that go along with the Sermon Series Ten Characteristics of Faith.  These Sundays in July will be an opportunity to put our faith into action while enjoying an hour of Christian fellowship and joyful servanthood. SERVING SUNDAYS will happen during the Christian Education hour between our regular Sunday’s services in the Koinonia Place. All members of the congregation regardless of age will be serving together in projects that help…

Adult Christian Education Studies and Life Groups

Enjoy fellowship and insight with friends at Genesis church. Join a small group Bible study or Life Group. Explore the opportunities Genesis offers throughout the week for Christian study and fellowship. Click on any link below to scroll to an area of interest: ADULT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION & LIFE GROUPS 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 read scripture and have weekly…

Prayer Calendar – December 2022

Rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Join us each day in Advent by praying for the people and topics on the December prayer calendar.

Prayer for LIFT Bible Study

A prayer service was held for the Ladies in Faith Together (LIFT) group on November 15, 2022. Opening Prayer Dear heavenly father, you have called us here today for a divine appointment with you. May we be still and know that you are God. Lord, help us, no matter the circumstances, to see you in our lives. In the eyes of the people we encounter may we see your love. In the ups and downs of life may we feel…

Worship Sunday Nov. 27

You are invited to worship with Genesis this Sunday at 9 or 11:10 am. Make Genesis your home this Advent and Christmas Season. Come early and enjoy coffee and Christian fellowship in the Koinonia Place. Christian Education classes are offered at 10 a.m. – available for all ages! Adult class offerings may be viewed here. There is a secure nursery available for the youngest. Sunday November 27, 2022. 9:00 or 11:10 a.m. First Sunday of Advent Luke 1:5-25 Come worship…
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Primetimers Upcoming Events

Christmas celebration Wednesday, November 30 @ 2:30 pm, Genesis church It will be a great time to get in to the spirit of the holidays. Eat and Learn – the whole church is invited! Saturday, January 14 @ 10:00 am, Genesis church Enjoy coffee, muffins and doughnuts while  Attorney Kyle Frizzelle with NC planning educates us on taking care of our future. Come listen, ask questions and learn. A fun day with the Genesis family 

Communion Sunday Nov. 20

You are invited to worship with Genesis this Sunday at 9 or 11:10 am. Sunday November 20, 2022. 9:00 or 11:10 a.m. “Being Thankful for the Right Reasons” John 1:14, Colossians 1:9-20 Holy Communion Sunday Let’s give thanks for our inheritance as children of God, for the incarnation that makes our inheritance possible, and for our inclusion in the family of God. Come worship through music, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. Holy Communion…
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Rooted Small Group schedule

Rooted meets Sundays, 10:00 a.m. at Genesis, lower level, in room 110. Here are the studies planned through January 2023 Sunday, November 6th, 2022: Study, “How to Face Life’s Challenges” by Stephen Foster, session #1 How to Face Worry Sunday, November 13th, 2022: Study, “How to Face Life’s Challenges” by Stephen Foster, session #2 How to Face Failure Saturday, November 19th, 2022: The Genesis Rooted Small Group is having “Friendsgiving” at the Park Family House @ 5-7pm. Contact Jennifer or Paul for more information! Sunday,…
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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 our family help?  What should we purchase? Where do we drop off the food?  Volunteers Needed! Dorcas Ministries is dependent on Genesis UMC Volunteers to keep the food pantry open on…

Prayer for Discernment for the Way Forward

Dear gracious and merciful God, as we bow before in you in prayer, our hearts seek to draw ever closer to you. You are the creator God, who first breathed life into Adam and Eve, and continue to breathe life into each of us, pouring out the gift of your Holy Spirit upon all who come before you with repentant hearts and confess your Son Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. What a glorious gift it is to be in…
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Worship Sunday November 13

You are invited to worship with Genesis this Sunday at 9 or 11:10 am. Sunday November 13, 2022. 9:00 or 11:10 a.m. “This Is the Day!” Psalm 118 Come worship through music, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. Come early and enjoy coffee and Christian fellowship in the Koinonia Place. Christian Education classes are offered at 10 a.m. – available for all ages! There is a secure nursery available for the youngest. If you…

Sweet Christmas

Sunday December 18th, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Join us Sunday December 18th for an all ages fellowship event in the Koinonia Place at Genesis UMC. Create a cookie Nativity center piece for your Christmas table. Share Christmas stories with your church family. Or just come for a time of fellowship. This will be a time for the entire Genesis family to join together.

Congregational Care

Are you able to participate in a caring ministry that sends cards, makes calls and occasional visits? We have congregants that live alone and would benefit from Christian fellowship and a connection with the Genesis congregation. If you would like to participate in this ministry, contact Kim Kligerman, kkligerman@genesis-umc.org. For more information on Care Ministries, go to https://genesis-umc.org/ministry/care/

Worship Sunday November 6

You are invited to worship with Genesis this Sunday at 9 or 11:10 am. Sunday November 6, 2022. 9:00 or 11:10 a.m. “Throw Those Things Out!” Come worship through music, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. Come early and enjoy coffee and Christian fellowship in the Koinonia Place. Christian Education classes are offered at 10 a.m. – available for all ages! There is a secure nursery available for the youngest. If you are unable…

Jesus in the Gospels

2023 Long Term Disciple Bible Study In 2023, Genesis is offering Jesus in the Gospels. This group study begins Sunday, January 8, 2023 and meets Sunday evenings for 30 weeks, with a break in the summer. Jesus in the Gospels focuses on and compares the portraits of Jesus found in the the four Gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Study the name, the place, and the people, and encounter the Jesus who is both hard to ignore and hard to…

Prayer Calendar – November 2022

Rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Join us each day in praying for the people and topics on the monthly prayer calendar.

Hands of Hope New Study

Hands of Hope Adult Christian Education class meets each Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m. at Genesis UMC. All adults are wlecome. Beginning Sunday, October 30: “Divided We Stand: How to Love When We Disagree” (8 weeks) by Robby Angle. Note: We will have an Advent study for 4 weeks beginning November 20, and resume this study after Christmas. Description:How do you love people when you disagree with them?We live in divided times. The tension of disagreement can be felt at dinner tables, in board rooms, at church gatherings, and in…