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Worship Sunday January 19, 2020

Your seat is waiting, we would love to see you! Worship with us on Sundays at Alive @ 9 or 11:20 a.m.  Our Alive@9 service is a contemporary worship service with a praise band and praise music. If you enjoy a more traditional service, come at 11:20 a.m. and join us in worship with hymns and an anthem from our Chancel Choir. Come and be encouraged by the Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. At Genesis, you will…

A Day Apart – February 22 2020

The North Carolina Academy for Spiritual Formation (a shared ministry sponsored by The Upper Room® and the NC Conference of the UMC) is sponsoring A Day Apart. “Wearing God”with Lauren F. Winner Saturday, February 22, 2020 St. Andrews UMC, 1201 Maxwell Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603 The Bible overflows with poetic language for God – God appears as a beekeeper, an undertaker, a child at play, a piece of clothing.  But most of us have been formed in church communities that…

Music and Drama Camp Registration

Music, Arts Summer Camp Held at First UMC, Cary For rising 3rd – 8th graders Genesis Families: Make your check payable to Genesis UMC and give to Marla. What is the camp all about? Music and Drama Camp offers a performance opportunity for children and youth who are interested in singing and drama as well as creative arts. The camp offers a place to grow in ability to perform in front of others through playing characters, speaking lines, singing and…

Worship Sunday January 12, 2020

Your seat is waiting, we would love to see you! Worship with us on Sundays at Alive @ 9 or 11:20 a.m.  Our Alive@9 service is a contemporary worship service with a praise band and praise music. If you enjoy a more traditional service, come at 11:20 a.m. and join us in worship with hymns and an anthem from our Chancel Choir. Come and be encouraged by the Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. At Genesis, you will…

New LIFT Bible Study

Ladies in Faith Together (LIFT) will begin a new Bible study on Tuesday, January 14. Hebrews, The Nearness of King Jesus” by Lisa Harper 7 sessions, January 14 – February 25, 2020 10 am – 12 pm in Room 105 Cost of book = $10 Registration deadline = Sunday, Jan. 5th Questions? contact adults@genesis-umc.org The Book of Hebrews highlights two contrasting realities. Jesus is supreme yet approachable. Join us in this study as Lisa Harper gets to the heart of the…

New Music Staff

Genesis is pleased to announce that Kerby Baier  will be joining the music staff on January 5 as  Music Associate.  She comes with a Master of Music in Voice Performance and Pedagogy from East Carolina University in Greenville NC.  Kerby has grown up in the contemporary church setting making her very comfortable in the worship style.  We are excited to bring on her youthful  spirit as she brings her experiences, thoughts and talents to ALIVE@9.

Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

Serving is Biblical – it is what God wants us to do. We are offering a spiritual gifts class so that you can discover how you can serve God and His Kingdom in a joyful way, in the way that God has gifted you to serve.  A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other. All together we are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it.  : 10, 27 Discover…

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Another 9-week Financial Peace University (“FPU”) class starts January 12th, 2:00 – 3:45 pm, room 105, Genesis United Methodist Church, 850 High House Rd., Cary. Topics covered in this proven, biblically-focused class: ➢ how to reduce debt ➢ save an emergency fund ➢ ways to purchase items ➢ insurance types needed and shop for ➢ investments for retirement ➢ investments for college ➢ techniques to buy/sell a home ➢ Communicate better with each other ➢ Give more (it’s all HIS…

January Sermon Series

Fixed Focus When a camera boasts the feature called fixed focus, it means that the lens is automatically able to identify and zero in on the subject of the photograph, ensuring that this one object is sharper and clearer than everything else in the image. If you have a phone, you’ve no doubt seen this technology in action. It’s the same with an effective, productive life. Those who live well are able to fix their focus on what really matters, making…

Primetimers’ Christmas Outing

Our Primetimers were full of holiday cheer as they took a road trip to the Temple theater to see a Christmas play and have some lunch! We enjoyed talking about where we grew up and our family holiday traditions. What a fun bunch! Join us next month! Look for our January meeting details in the gathering hall.

Hebrews, The Nearness of King Jesus

Genesis LIFT (Ladies In Faith Together) Bible Study group meets each Tuesday at 10 am – noon. We invite you to join us for faith building studies and fellowship. Our next study begins on Tuesday, January 14. “Hebrews, The Nearness of King Jesus” by Lisa Harper 7 sessions, 1/14/20 – 2/25/20 10 am – 12 pm in Room 105 Questions, contact Cathy Metz Cost of book = $10 Registration deadline = Sunday, Jan. 5th The Book of Hebrews highlights two…

Adult Christian Education – December

Sunday mornings at 10:10 AM There are several adult classes to choose from, while your children and youth attend grade level classes.  Hands of Hope:  Room 105, lower level Jesus Continued with J.D. Greear “Why does God often feel more like a doctrine we know about than a Person we know? Why do so many of us think of Christianity as a lifestyle to which we conform, rather than a God with whom we commune? Jesus gave his disciples the…

Christian Preschool 2020-2021 Registration

2020–2021 School Year January 7, 8, 9, 10 – Tours at 10 am.  Registration for a tour is required.  Sign up for a tour at: Public Tours January 7 – In house Registration Begins (for families currently enrolled) January 13 & 14     Church & Alumni Registration for those not currently enrolled January 16 – Public Registration begins at 8 am in the Worship Room using a lottery system.

Keeping Christmas Well

Traditionally, the church has observed Christmas not as single day, but as the twelve-day season of Christmas. It begins at midnight on Christmas Day and continues until January 5, the eve of Epiphany. All too often, the only reminder in our culture of “Christmastide” is the song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Once December 25 comes and goes, most of society is ready to move on (the stores are already decorated for Valentine’s Day!). * We want to challenge you…

Christmas Blessings

What a wonderful gift of love the Genesis Staff were blessed with this morning. We were greeted by a wonderful breakfast of homemade biscuits, sausage & gravy, fruit & sweets when we arrived this morning. Thank you Ms Trina! You are a bright star in our day!

Advent and Christmas Schedule

Advent at Genesis: The Redemption of Scrooge. Go from Bah! Humbug! to a Blessed Advent and Merry Christmas. Advent Sundays at 9:00 and 11:20 a.m.   December 1  “Bah Humbug! Making Change”   December 8    Christmas @ Genesis Musical Celebration   December 15    “The Life of Christmas Present: Look Upon Me”   December 22  “The Hope of Christmas Future: Death Defying Acts” Christmas Eve Worship, Tuesday December 24   “The Redemption of Scrooge: Keeping Christmas Well”   5:00…