Church News (Page 3)

Church News (Page 3)

Worship Sunday May 1

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 1, 2022. 3rd Sunday of Easter. Holy Communion Sunday. “Same Table – Different Chairs” John 15:11-17 Come worship the Risen Lord through music, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. Holy communion will be served by intinction. Sealed communion kits and gluten free wafers are available. Worship at 9:00 or 11:10 a.m.…
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May Prayer Calendar

The prayer calendar offers an opportunity to pray together daily. Add these prayer requests to your daily devotions. Genesis Prays will meet on May 11th and 25th via Zoom to pray for Genesis Youth and Children’s Ministries, including 2022 high school and college graduates. Contact genesisprays@genesis-umc.org for the link. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding,…

Genesis Prays for the Methodist Church

Wednesday, April 27 @ 7:00 pm on ZOOM Join us in prayer on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Our prayer focus is the Methodist Church Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85630462278?pwd=SHMyVFVQV1Jhb0hKT1VwUUl2Rnh0UT09 Meeting ID: 856 3046 2278Passcode: 915798 Questions? Contact GenesisPrays@genesis-umc.org. How can we pray for you? Prayer requests may be sent to prayer@genesis-umc.org.
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Worship Sunday, April 24

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 April 24, 2022. 2nd Sunday of Easter. “When God’s Plan Is Not My Plan” Jeremiah 29:4-7Habbakuk 3:17,18Jeremiah 29:11 Genesis welcomes pastor, author and speaker Laurie Short on Sunday April 24th. 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…
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Genesis Book Group – April

Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday of each month in the “Gathering Place” at Genesis. Next meeting: Thursday, April 21 at 7 pm at Genesis. Our April selection is “A Land More Kind Than Home” by N.C. writer, Wiley Cash. The Atlanta Journal Constitution describes Cash’s novel as “a tender coming of age story within a suspense-filled thriller….Rich emotional terrain….Cash perfectly captures the joy, sorrow, confusion and dignity of a child as Jess copes with the mysterious world of adults and an earthquake…

Worship Easter Sunday

Celebrate the Risen Lord with Genesis this Sunday – in person or online. Sunday April 17, 2022. Easter Sunday “Do You Believe in Easter?” Acts 9:1-29 Hallelujah! He Is Risen! He Is Risen Indeed! Come and worship the Risen Lord through music, scripture readings and a Biblically centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. If you are unable to attend, an online service will be available by 5 a.m. at youtube.com/genesisumccary. Genesis UMC is located at 850 High House Road,…
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Hands of Hope to Study Haggai

Hands of Hope will start a new 4 week Bible Study on Sunday April 24 at 10:00 a.m. at Genesis UMC and on Zoom simultaneously. “Haggai: Building God’s Church” video series by Dave Cornes. Contact handsofhope@genesis-umc.org. “Be strong, all you people of the land,” declares the LORD, “and work. For I am with you,” declares the LORD Almighty… “And my Spirit remains among you. Do not fear.”‘ (Haggai 2:4-5, NIV) This was God’s promise to His people as they set out to…

Maundy Thursday Worship

Maundy Thursday is the first of the three days of solemn remembrance of the events leading up to and immediately following the crucifixion of Jesus. Maundy Thursday Worship with Holy CommunionIn Person, Thursday April 14 @ 7:00 p.m. Holy Communion will be served by Intinction of the bread into the juice. If you prefer a touchless option, sealed communion kits are available. A gluten free option is available for each. Online – Maundy Thursday Worship & Communion will be available…
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Genesis Practices Creation Care

UNLESS someone like YOU does… TREAT the EARTH as if your LIFE depends on it. –Gen. 2:15 This April at Genesis we are launching a Creation Care Corner. This ministry is partnering with Terracycle, a global organization that helps recycle specific items  in an agreement with their manufacturers. These companies have agreed to take back their products’ packaging for intentional recycling. The last couple of years –under a pandemic, should have made us think about how we are treating God’s…

Down East Mission April 16

Join the Genesis Down East Mission Team this Saturday, April 16 as we travel down East to repair and rebuild homes. Please let Julio Alvarez know if you plan to join them. downeast@genesis-umc.org Work/travel schedule: Work/travel schedule:6:45 AM – Meet at the church parking lot.7:00 AM – Depart from the church parking lot~8:15 AM – Arrive at work location (Depend on travel time)8:15 AM – 12:00PM – Work12:00 PM – 1:00PM – Lunch1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Work2:30 PM…
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Rooted Life Group begins “Genesis”

Rooted Life Group, Sundays at 10:00 a.m. @ Genesis We are excited that on May 1, Rooted will begin meeting together on Sundays at 10 a.m. at Genesis UMC. Rooted is a Life Group gathering together for Bible Study, Christian fellowship and friendship. Discussions are led by Jennifer Park, rooted@genesis-umc.org Beginning May 1: “Genesis ” video series by Charlie Dates The book of Hebrews was written to people in crisis. They were persecuted, tempted by the rampant sin around them,…
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Seekers begin “Kingdom Heroes”

Seekers Christian education class begins a new study on Sunday April 24th, 10:00 a.m. at Genesis UMC. Still participating from home? You can connect to this class through ZOOM! Contact seekers@genesis-umc.org for the link. Kingdom Heroes by Dr. Tony Evans  Are you living by faith? Each of us must daily choose between giving in to the world’s pressure to trust in ourselves or yielding control of our lives to God. While following God’s directions when we don’t see immediate results…
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April Prayer Calendar

The April prayer calendar offers an opportunity for our community to pray together daily. Include these prayer requests in your daily devotions. Genesis Prays will meet on April 27 to pray for the Methodist Church. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.Philippians 4:6-7

Building Dedication Sun. April 3

You are invited to worship with us this Sunday in person or online. Sunday April 3, 2022. Fifth Sunday of Lent God has blessed Genesis UMC with a large building expansion. Come this Sunday April 3 at 10:00 a.m. for tours and treats, and at 11:10 a.m. for the Service of Dedication. See the new Koinonia Place & Children’s Wing, and updated Worship Room. Downstairs we have a new Music room and updated Adult and Youth rooms. The new front…

Hope for Alexis

Update March 29, 2022 Update on Alexis Lopez-Pena. First of all, the family’s finances were fully funded for the year! Thank you to all who donated to help with this.  Alexis came home early from the hospital because Medicaid would not pay for a long hospital stay.  His parents received training on how to take care of him at home and have been doing a great job.  Dad drives Alexis 3 times a week to UNC hospital for testing –…

Prayer Focus: Helping Others to Grow in Christ 

O gracious and merciful God, as we come to you in prayer tonight, we give thanks for the opportunity to gather virtually, joining our hearts together in faith-filled prayer. Lord there is so much going on in the world this hour, yet your Holy Spirit is in the midst of every situation, seeking to work all things together good. For those things that weigh heavy on our hearts, we lay them before your altar, trusting in the ways you are working to bring healing and wholeness, reconciliation and peace, and softening even…