Ministry

Ministry

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Pray for People with Medical Conditions

GenesisPrays Wednesday July 28 @ 7:00 pm on ZOOM Join us this Wednesday July 28 on Zoom. Our prayer focus is People with Serious Medical Conditions. Zoom meeting information is posted Wednesday on the Genesis UMC Member facebook page, or let us know you would like to attend by emailing GenesisPrays@genesis-umc.org. We will send you the zoom link. How can we pray for you? Prayer requests may be sent to prayer@genesis-umc.org.

Searching for a King

Seekers Class for adults will begin a new study on Sunday August 8 : “Searching for a King” with Jeremy Dehut and Barry Britnell. The class meets Sundays at 10:30 am via ZOOM. Sift through layers of history as Jeremy Dehut and Barry Britnell search for evidence of Israel’s first kings. Journey with them as they talk with experts in the field of archeology and connect physical history and geography with the words of the Bible. Dig through the excavations at…

Luke & Acts study

To make Disciple classes more readily available to those who are unable to make a long term commitment, we are offering our first short term study on Luke and Acts beginning August 1, 2021. This is a 16 week study alongside the current Disciple 2 class. The class is held Sunday evenings at 5-7 pm via zoom. To sign up and receive the class information and study materials, contact adults@genesis-umc.org.

July Prayer Calendar

Rejoice Always, pray continually, give thanks is all circumstances; for this is God’s Will for you in Christ Jesus We invite you to develop a habit of daily prayer by joining yourheart and mind around one specific prayer focus each day. 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (ESV)

Luke & Acts study

NEW! Beginning August 1, 2021, Genesis is introducing new short term Disciple Studies which are selected portions of the long term studies. Genesis has offered in depth Disciple studies for many years. The long term classes are a 32-36 week commitment. Many individuals have developed a stronger relationship with God, a better understanding of their faith, and a strong small group connection through these studies. To make Disciple classes more readily available to those who are unable to make a…
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Adult Studies

Enjoy fellowship and insight with your Christian friends at Genesis. Join a small group Bible study. There are many opportunities throughout the week for long or short term study and fellowship. Click below to scroll to an area of interest: Adult Christian Education updated July 19 Disciple Bible Studies updated July 19 Genesis Book Group updated May 18 LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) updated July 19 Man2Man updated May 18 Choose a study and meeting time, then email the class…

Christian Care

Genesis Care Ministries offers opportunities for those who are growing as disciples of Christ to use their gifts to care for others, and for those who are going through life challenges to receive Christian care. One-on-one care, small groups and other resources are available. For information on all Care Ministries offerings, go to https://genesis-umc.org/ministry/care/ Here are ways you can get involved: Prayer requests The Prayer ministry accepts prayer requests from members, friends and the community. Send in your requests so…

Reopening Christianity

Did you notice the whole world paused this year? Adult Ministries is offering a new Independent Bible Study – Reopening Christianity by Zach Zehnder on RightNow Media. Zach Zehnder will lead you through a self-guided, 5-week study that is short in length and time (perfect for the summer). Take your own personal journey through Bible study. This study will open your eyes to God and reopen your faith!!   Below are links for each session.  For each week you will watch…

June Prayer Calendar

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. We invite you to develop a habit of daily prayer by joining yourheart and mind around one specific prayer focus each day. 18 praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints, (ESV)
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FUEL begins “Liturgy of the Ordinary”

FUEL, Wednesdays at 8:00 pm via ZOOM Join FUEL via Zoom Wednesday evenings at 8 pm – a Life Group of young adults gathering for Bible study, Christian fellowship and friendship!  Email:  fuel@genesis-umc.org for more info. Current Study: “Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life” by Tish Harrison Warren In the overlooked moments and routines of our day, we can become aware of God’s presence in surprising ways. How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred?…
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Rooted Class New Study begins June 3

Thursday, June 3rd @ 8:30 p.m. Rooted Small Group Study will begin a new 6-part video series on the book of James, called “The James Series” on RightNow Media. The James Series is composed of narrative accounts by Bible personalities of different subjects discussed in James, such as Barnabas James.  https://www.rightnowmedia.org/Content/Series/362787 Remainder of July and into August the class is encouraged you to do a self-guided study, “Reopening Christianity By Zach Zehnder” as we take a break for Summer and will resume…

Breakthrough Prayer for Pentecost

Genesis Prayer ministry hopes that you enjoyed the Breakthrough Prayer that was introduced during Lent: “God, help me to see myself as you see me. Create in me a pure heart. Amen.” A breakthrough prayer is a short prayer that the entire congregation prays together in their daily prayer life, individually and in small groups, classes, worship and anytime you pray. A breakthrough prayer is an additive component of prayer. It adds a request in every prayer occasion for God…

Book Group Reading for May

Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday of each month, August through May. Next Zoom meeting: Thursday, May 20th at 7 pm via Zoom Book Selection: Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours. (GoodReads website). The book is available to borrow. Books can be picked up and returned in room 105 in the lower part…

Genesis Prays for Marla Ham

Wednesday April 28 @ 7:00 pm on ZOOM Join us this Wednesday April 28 on Zoom. Our prayer focus is Marla Ham, director of Music and pastor’s wife. Zoom meeting information is posted Wednesday on the Genesis UMC Member facebook page, or let us know you would like to attend by emailing GenesisPrays@genesis-umc.org. We will send you the zoom link. How can we pray for you? Prayer requests may be sent to prayer@genesis-umc.org.

Book Group reads “Guests on Earth”

Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday, September – May. Next Zoom meeting: Thursday, April 15 at 7 pm. April Book Selection: Guests on Earth, by famed local writer Lee Smith It’s 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital, a mental institution in Asheville, North Carolina, known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital’s most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses cascading events that lead up to…
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Stephen Ministry: Confidential Care

What is Stephen Ministry? Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one lay caring ministry. Our Stephen Ministers have received 50+ hours of training and are equipped to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are going through a difficult time. The relationship between a care receiver and a Stephen Minister is confidential. Men are matched with men; women with women. If you are experiencing anxiety or a life crisis of any type, consider speaking with a Stephen Minister. Contact our Stephen…