Internal news posts of interest only to Genesis UMC Members
The Genesis Ark – April 2023
March 28, 2023There are many opportunities at Genesis over the coming weeks. Get Involved! God So Loved Cantata by Pepper Choplin Genesis Choir is pleased to participate with other area churches in the premier of Pepper Choplin’s new Easter Cantata “God So Loved”. 200+ voices will join together with a full orchestra at the Meymandi Conert Hall in Raleigh on Sunday, April 2nd @ 7 pm. Admission is $15. Children and Students through grade 12 are free. Tickets are available…
Equipping Disciples Course Begins
During the month of February, all members of Genesis will meet each week at 10:00 a.m. for a 4 week Equipping Disciples study “Why Christianity”. We will dive into the Bible to strengthen our faith and learn how we can each bless the world around us through God’s word. Genesis ministry staff and Andrew Hodges developed the new Equipping Disciples program. Equipping Disciples is a 3 year, 6 course curriculum of foundational principles for becoming and making Disciples of Christ. The…
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…
Genesis UMC is excited to invite you to our building dedication on April 3rd. Genesis has expanded and improved the church building to love God, love our neighbors and serve others. On April 3rd, we invite you to join us as we dedicate the building to the worship of God and the service of all people. Treats & tours are available at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Service of Dedication at 11:10 a.m.
Letter from Bishop Fairley in Light of Tragic Events in Ukraine
reprinted from https://nccumc.org/bishop/pastoral-letter-in-light-of-the-tragic-events-in-ukraine/ Pastoral Letter in Light of the Tragic Events in Ukraine FEBRUARY 24, 2022 As your Bishop, I encourage you to read these words with your hearts and join in prayer for the people in Ukraine. Pray with the prophet Isaiah, “And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nations shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they study war anymore.” (Isaiah 2:4) The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR),…
The Ark, January 6, 2022
New 2022 Worship Times: Sundays at 9:00 a.m. and 11:10 a.m. Christian Education for all ages begins January 16 @ 10:00 a.m. New Start Date: In-Person Sunday Morning Christian Education – January 16th, 10:00 am. On the Ground Floor: three adult classes (Hands of Hope, Seekers and Verse by Verse), middle and high school classes. On the Main Floor Children’s Wing: children’s classes and nursery. Show your love to our newest members. Keri Edwards and Marta Rojas were welcomed into the…
The Ark – November 2, 2021
Advent and Christmas Worship Order Red Christmas Poinsettias to decorate Genesis UMC this Advent season. Order deadline is November 14th. Order forms are available at the welcome table. Advent begins Sunday, November 28, 2021 and continues on Sundays December 5th, 12th, 19th. In Person worship will be held at 9:00 am each Sunday in the Genesis Worship Room. Online worship will be available on YouTube.com/genesisumccary from 5:00 a.m. each Sunday. Genesis UMC Christmas Cantata “The Road to Bethlehem, a Journey…
The Ark – October 13, 2021
Genesis opportunities to Love God, Love Neighbor & Serve Others Participate in our October Food and Hygiene Drive! Demand on the Dorcas Food pantry is high. Your donations keep our neighbors fed. Love your neighbor by including the Dorcas Food Pantry on your shopping list!” Kids! Trunk or Treat will be held at Genesis on Friday, October 29th, 5:30-6:30 pm in the grassy area behind the new Children’s wing. Parents – watch your email for updates. Genesis Charge Conference – Thursday,…
New Mailing Address
Genesis has a new mailing address! Please update your tithing account with this new PO Box address. GENESIS UMC P.O. Box 1123 CARY NC 27512
Vision 2030 Construction Update
Join Pastor Craig Ham and NIck Caronna for a Vision 2030 Construction update:
A Message from Pastor Craig
A message to the Genesis congregation from Pastor Craig Ham.
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Hats for Duke February 22
HAT CUTTING MORNING plus SEWING DEMONSTRATIONS Saturday February 22 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm Genesis UMC, Room 212 upstairs NEW HOME SEWERS NEEDED A.S.A.P. to help provide even more hats this year for our friends at Duke Hospital experiencing hair loss due to cancer treatment. Come and see how EASY and QUICK our BEANIE and TURBAN style hats are to sew! CUT HAT PIECES are stored in room 212 cupboard. Sewers can take home as many as you are able…
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…
The Ark Newsletter – August 2019
Find out what is coming up at Genesis in the Ark Newsletter for August. Available here.
Hats and Port Pillows
Genesis members cut and sew hats and port pillows for patients undergoing chemotherapy at Duke and Rex Hospitals. Join me — SATURDAY 30th of MARCH Room 212 10:30 AM -12:30 PM To cut hat and port pillow patterns NO SKILL REQUIRED PLEASE BRING SHARP SCISSORS HOME SEWING ANGELS may pick up fabric after Sunday service from room 212 cupboard. THANK YOU to all who helped make these gifts of love in 2018: 271 Port Pillows for Rex, and 420 Hats…