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Prayer Focus: Children’s Ministries

We humbly come bowing before You, Lord, with thanksgiving and praise, for Your power gives us a renewed strength.  Your grace brings us through the toughest of times, calming the storms that rage. You offer wisdom, understanding and counsel to us.  May we meditate on the word and speak it into truth.  Hear our prayer, oh Lord. Patient and loving God, we acknowledge and regret that during the past few years, we have drifted away from You, Your presence and…
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Worship Sunday May 29

You are invited to worship with Genesis this Sunday – in person at 9 a.m or 11:10 a.m., or online from 5 a.m. at youtube.com/genesisumccary. Come early and enjoy coffee and Christian fellowship in the Koinonia Place. Christian education classes are available for all ages at 10:00 a.m. There is a secure nursery available for the youngest. Sunday May 29, 2022. 7th Sunday of Easter. Genesis welcomes guest preacher, Rev. Alta Witt Come worship through music, scripture readings and a…
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“More To Your Story” by Max Lucado

LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) is a ladies’ Bible study that meets Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. at Genesis in room 105. All ladies are invited. For more information, contact Susan Ross lift@genesis-umc.org. Lift has a new study beginning on June 14 and we would love to welcome you! June 14 – July 26:  More To Your Story by Max Lucado Your life is a narrative written by God. Carpools and car crashes. Job changes and joint custody. Life can feel overwhelming and inconsequential…
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“The Power of Knowing God”

Hands of Hope Adult Christian Education class meets Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m., room 105. Discussions are led by Jeff Cooper or a member of the class. For more information or to join the class via zoom, contact Jeff at handsofhope@genesis-umc.org. Beginning May 22nd. “The Power of Knowing God” video series by Tony Evans Get to Know God as He Really Is Dr. Tony Evans believes seeking to know God is life’s greatest purpose. In this practical, six-session video series, he shares…
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Rooted begins “One at a Time”

Rooted adult Christian education class meets on Sundays @ 10 a.m. On Sunday, June 12, the class will begin a video study by Kyle Idleman “One at a Time”. Nobody grows up dreaming of waking up, going to work, heading home, watching Netflix, scrolling through social media, and then doing it all over again the next day until their last breath. We all want to be used to change the world. We want to be difference-makers. It’s easy to get…

“How the Bible Came to Be”

Faith Tertulia is an adult Christian education small group that meets on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm via zoom. Discussions are led by Gonzalo Mariano, faithtertulia@genesis-umc.org. A new study begins Wednesday, June 15: “How the Bible Came to Be” The primary material source will be the book by the same name authored by John Barton. We will cover the development of the Bible, how the Bible came to be written and collected into the authoritative Scriptures of the Christian Church. We’ll…

Worship Sunday May 22

Worship with Genesis this Sunday – in person at 9 a.m or 11:10 a.m., or online from 5 a.m. at youtube.com/genesisumccary. Sunday May 22, 2022. 6th Sunday of Easter. “Am I Christian Enough?” Various Verses Come worship through music, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. Worship at 9:00 a.m. or 11:10 a.m. Come early and enjoy coffee and Christian fellowship in the Koinonia Place. Nursery is available for the youngest. Christian Education for all…

Seekers begin “Person of Interest”

The Seekers class will begin a new study on June 5, Person of Interest video study by J. Warner Wallace. Investigate the Man who changed the course of human history. In Person of Interest video study, Wallace employs a unique investigative strategy to confirm the historicity and deity of Jesus, showing why Jesus is unlike any other person who has ever lived. The Person of Interest video study will: Invite viewers into the life of a cold-case detective as he…
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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 and Life Groups Faith Tertulia | Wednesdays 7 pm | Zoom FUEL Life Group | 1st & 3rd Wednesdays 8 pm | Zoom Hands of Hope | Sundays 10 am | Genesis + Zoom…

Prayer Focus: Youth Ministries

THANKSGIVING Thank you for this opportunity to connect tonight, Lord, even in these busy and chaotic days that are upon us. Thank you, also, for the chance to focus our energy and prayer towards young people – who are truly gifts and blessings from above. We are grateful for the gifts of creativity, and energy, and joy that you have given them. They carry in their hearts a great hope, an innocence, a pure light. We pray they feel our…

Worship Sunday May 15

Worship with Genesis this Sunday – in person at 9 a.m or 11:10 a.m., or online from 5 a.m. at youtube.com/genesisumccary. Sunday May 15, 2022. 5th Sunday of Easter. “Who’s Talking?” Acts 11:1-18 Come worship the Risen Lord through music, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. Worship at 9:00 a.m. or 11:10 a.m. Come early and enjoy coffee and Christian fellowship in the Koinonia Place. Nursery is available for the youngest. Christian Education for…
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Recycle the Unrecyclable

The Genesis Creation Care Corner is where Genesis members and guests can learn ways to care for God’s creation. One of the ways is to RECYCLE the UNRECYCLABLE. Genesis has partnered with Terracycle, a global organization that helps recycle and/or upcycle specific items through an agreement with their manufacturers. Our hope is that you will participate, and that this will inspire you to start your own effort at home – to care for God’s creation. It takes all of us…

The Ark – May 4, 2022

May is the UMC Month of the Christian Home.  The theme for 2022 is Families Called to Peace. As parents, this is a month to focus on discipling your children and youth. Show your children how to spend time with their heavenly Father every day. As a family, start a practice of reading a devotional together every day. Family Devotional Resources can be found at www.umcdiscipleship.org by searching “2022 Christian Home.” Prime Time Walkers meet Wednesdays @ 2 pm in…

Worship Sunday May 8

Worship with Genesis this Sunday – in person at 9 a.m or 11:10 a.m., or online from 5 a.m. at youtube.com/genesisumccary. Sunday May 8, 2022. 4th Sunday of Easter. “Have You Lost Your Mind?” Romans 12:1-2 Genesis welcomes ministerial candidate Andrew Hodges. Come worship the Risen Lord through music, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message. Worship at 9:00 a.m. or 11:10 a.m. Come early and enjoy coffee and Christian fellowship in the Koinonia Place. Nursery is available for the…
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“The Power of Knowing God”

Hands of Hope Adult Christian Education class meets Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m., room 105. Discussions are led by Jeff Cooper or a member of the class. For more information or to join the class via zoom, contact Jeff at handsofhope@genesis-umc.org. Beginning May 22nd. “The Power of Knowing God” video series by Tony Evans Get to Know God as He Really Is Dr. Tony Evans believes seeking to know God is life’s greatest purpose. In this practical, six-session video series, he shares…
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Rooted begins “Genesis”

Starting this Sunday May 1 at 10:00 a.m. in room 110 “Rooted” is coming back in the building with a new look! Open to all adults…a new classroom and a new study on Genesis. Great time to try a Sunday morning study! Drop in this Sunday and see what it’s all about…breakfast treats included. Discussions are led by Jennifer Park, rooted@genesis-umc.org Beginning May 1: “Genesis ” video series by Charlie Dates What does God teach us about himself through the…