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Prayer Focus: Unemployment and Availability of Jobs and Income

Gracious Heavenly father.  Holy and living God.  We praise you and seek your presence.  We rejoice in your steadfastness!  Oh. How abundant are the good things that you have stored up for those who take refuge in you. We pray for all your children in these uncertain times of pandemic and health crisis.  Enter our circumstances, confusion, worries, sorrows and financial troubles.  We give thanks for the Holy Spirit constantly working in us.  We ask you to send forth your…

40 Days of Lent, 40 Items to Donate

While Lent may look different for us this year, we still have an opportunity to come together as a church family and serve our neighbors. Now more than ever before, many in our community are struggling to make ends meet. Dorcas Ministries Food Pantry needs our donations. The Mission team is challenging each of us to donate 40 food items to the pantry between now and Easter Sunday.  How can our family help?  Purchase the items during regular grocery shopping,…

Moses – How Do You Face Uncertain Times

Sunday February 28, 2021 “Moses – How Do You Face Uncertain Times” Worship God and hear a Biblically centered message deliverd by Pastor Craig Ham this Sunday, online via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. You will worship through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and scripture based message. We welcome you to also explore the homepage of our website and join in the various small group Zoom sessions for all age groups. 10 Come, I will send you to Pharaoh that you…
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Worship Sunday February 21, 2021

Sunday February 21, 2021 Sermon Series: “Getting Ready!” “Getting Ready to Continue” We invite you to join us in worship online this Sunday via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. Genesis worship services includes music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. We also welcome you to explore the various small group Zoom sessions we offer. You are welcome to join in! 23:1 A long time afterward, when the Lord had given rest to Israel…

Genesis Library

We’ve received a lot of comments about this article on the Genesis Library! There seems to be much interest in the books available. Here is a reprint in case you missed it! Did you know that Genesis UMC has a library downstairs in room 109? You can view or search the inventory of books available by opening the link below. Genesis UMC on LibraryThing.com LibraryThing is a wonderful way to find books the church has available for checkout. Search for…

Ash Wednesday- February 17

We welcome you to join us for a live Ash Wednesday service, this Wednesday February 17th at 7 pm via ZOOM.  You may join the meeting from 20 minutes prior to the service by clicking on the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82291628134?pwd=bEN4a2hOQ2tkKy9Jc0RkS3Jqd0dYdz09 Meeting ID: 822 9162 8134, Passcode: 230468 Participate in the service by having the following available: a small amount of sand or dirt in a glass container, a symbol of fire (a candle will do), and a small container of…

Down East Mission

Join us on the next Down East Relief trip Saturday February 20. Assist with home repairs or build homes with Habitat for Humanity. Bring your tools, lunch and water. To be added to our email list and for further details of our schedule and work assignment, email downeast@genesis-umc.org

Dorcas Food Pantry

Genesis UMC volunteers work in the Dorcas Food Pantry on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of each month, enabling the pantry to be open on Saturdays. Consider volunteering once or twice a month. You will work in the pantry with 2-3 others to sort food and greet shoppers. Shoppers do not enter the pantry. Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f49acaa23a57-saturday . Questions? Contact Miss Inglis, dorcaspantry@genesis-umc.org.

5 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage…

“5 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage…When You’re Stuck At Home Together“ by Gary Chapman Let’s gather with other couples! You could come away with ideas on date nights or neat ways to show love toward your spouse! All this while growing deeper spiritually in your marriage. A different couple will lead each week, each with different life experiences, different lengths of marriage, and interesting viewpoints. Our wonderful leaders are Craig & Marla Ham, Jack & Ruth Johnson, John & Malana…

Vision 2030 Construction Update

Genesis Vision 2030 construction continues at a good pace. Give a big thank you to the Cornerstone team members who planned and are coordinating this effort with the architect and contractor! New Children’s wing is framed with the roof sheathing in place and exterior brick is being applied. The roof will soon be shingled. Downstairs restrooms are in process. The Worship room is receiving new carpet this week. Light fixtures will be installed once received. Koinonia Place (gathering hall) is…
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Worship Sunday February 14, 2021

Sunday February 14, 2021 Sermon Series: “Getting Ready!” “Getting Ready to Fail” We invite you to join us in worship online this Sunday via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. Genesis worship services includes music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. We also welcome you to explore the various small group Zoom sessions we offer. All are welcome to join! 7:1 But the people of Israel broke faith in regard to the devoted things,…

Lenten Studies

We welcome all adults to join us for a Lenten study on ZOOM. Choose a study and email the class facilitator for the ZOOM link. Seekers, Sundays at 10:00 am via ZOOM Begins February 21 : “The Glory of the Cross” by Tim ChesterReadings begin: Ash Wednesday February 17 6-week study – Easter is supposed to be the high-point of the year for Christians, where we remember the three days that changed history forever. But for many of us, the day…

Worship Sunday February 7, 2021

Sunday February 7, 2021 Sermon Series: “Getting Ready!” “Getting Ready to Triumph” We welcome you to worship this Sunday and to participate in our Christian community. Online: Worship online via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. Worship God through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. 6:1 Now Jericho was shut up inside and outside because of the people of Israel. None went out, and none came in. 2 And the Lord said to Joshua,…

5 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage…

“5 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage…When You’re Stuck At Home Together“ by Gary Chapman Let’s gather with other couples! You could come away with ideas on date nights or neat ways to show love toward your spouse! All this while growing deeper spiritually in your marriage. A different couple will lead each week, each with different life experiences, different lengths of marriage, and interesting viewpoints. Our wonderful leaders are Craig & Marla Ham, Jack & Ruth Johnson, John & Malana…

February Prayer Calendar

The Genesis prayer calendar is a tool to help each of us develop and maintain a habit of daily prayer. Join your heart and mind around one specific prayer focus each day. Ask God to break through in new and miraculous ways! “Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.” 18 praying at all times in the Spirit, with…

Worship Sunday January 31, 2021

Sunday January 31, 2021 Sermon Series: “Getting Ready!” “Getting Ready to Renew” We welcome you to worship this Sunday and to participate in our Christian community. Online: Worship online via our YouTube channel: genesisumccary. Worship God through music, a children’s moment, scripture readings and a Biblical centered message delivered by Pastor Craig Ham. 5:1 As soon as all the kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan to the west, and all the kings of the Canaanites who were by…