Ministry

Ministry

Adult Studies

Life is better surrounded by friends! We can get through the tough times together, as a church family. Enjoy fellowship and insight with your Christian friends at Genesis and learn how God will help see us through. Scroll to an area of interest: Adult Christian Education Back Porch Gatherings New! Disciple Bible Studies Enneagram Workshop Genesis Book Group LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) New! Man2Man Choose a study and meeting time, then email the class facilitator or adults@genesis-umc.org for study…

Genesis Prays this Wednesday

Wednesday September 23 @ 7:00 pm on ZOOM You are invited to come together to pray for those in our congregation and community in need of prayer. We lift up Genesis UMC, our community, nation and world. Our focus prayer this week lifts up our Stephen Ministers, their care recipients and all who give or receive care. Genesis Prays meetings last approximately 30 minutes. For ZOOM meeting information check your email, our member facebook page or email GenesisPrays@genesis-umc.org. Hosted by…

1 & 2 Peter Study to begin

Verse by Verse : 1st & 2nd Peter Study begins Sunday October 4th at 10:10 am Scripture study and Zoom discussion led by Betsy Jonas and Susan Ross. For Zoom information contact versebyverse@genesis-umc.org The apostle Peter was one of the twelve disciples appointed and taught by Jesus during His life on earth.  Peter spent the final years of his life in ministry as a leader of the church in Rome.  When he heard of the persecution of churches through the…

Love Like That

LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) meets Tuesdays at 10:00 am via ZOOM. All ladies are invited to join us. For more information, contact Susan Ross lift@genesis-umc.org. Beginning September 22: “Love Like That” by Dr. Les Parrott In this inspiring, utterly practical book, Dr. Les Parrott writes a viable prescription for becoming more loving with family, friends, coworkers, and even strangers. In his trademark approachable style, Dr. Parrott takes the latest findings from psychology and sociology and blends them with biblical…

Back Porch Gatherings

Back Porch Gatherings – a great opportunity to bring people together in a fun and social way to regain fellowship with others at the church that we may not have seen in a while.  We have set up a great, outdoor space behind the church building with chairs and umbrellas, with plenty of room to maintain safe, social distancing and keeping in mind all of the safety parameters that we need to observe.  Prayers, devotions, yard games, sit and relax,…

Get Out of Your Head

Ready to Launch, Thursdays at 8:30 pm Beginning September 17: “Get Out of Your Head” by Jennie Allen  Are your thoughts holding you captive? Jennie Allen knows what it’s like to swirl in a spiral of destructive thoughts, such as I’ll never be good enough. Other people have better lives than I do. God couldn’t really love me. But Jennie also knows we don’t have to stay stuck in toxic thinking patterns. As she discovered, God built a way for us to…

“Whisper” Study to begin

You are invited to join the Hands of Hope class, Sundays at 10:10 a.m. Beginning September 27th: “Whisper” by Mark Batterson “Many people have a tough time believing that God still speaks. We’ve learned from Scripture that God spoke to His people in ancient times and in mysterious ways, but how do we hear His voice now? The truth is God still communicates with His people, but He often speaks in a whisper—not to make it difficult to hear Him,…

Genesis Book Group – September 17

Join the Genesis book group for its first ever Zoom meeting, Thursday, September 17th at 7 pm. We will discuss Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini. GoodReads website describes Dressmaker as the “stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Keckley, a former slave who gained her professional reputation in Washington, D.C. by outfitting the city’s elite”. Books are available to borrow.  If you are new to the book group and not…

Enneagram Workshop

Dive in and learn more about yourself! Genesis Adult ministries is offering an Enneagram workshop – in person with real live people! Thanks to the generosity of Andy and Ellen Allen for offering their carport so we may gather together in a social distant Christian setting. Two six week sessions are offered. Each is limited to 16 participants. The first night is an introductory session. Monday nights beginning on September 21 @ 7-8:30 pm Tuesday nights beginning September 22 @ 7-8:30 pm…

“This Is the Day” begins September 13

“This Is The Day” by Tim Tebow Sundays @ 10:00 am, begins September 13 Video and Zoom discussion led by Anthony Caronna, seekers@genesis-umc.org Have you ever felt stuck? Sometimes life feels rigid—as if nothing could ever really change. Maybe we’re afraid of taking a step of faith. Or maybe we’re too injured from the past to move forward. Or maybe life threw us a curveball and we still don’t know how to react. No matter where you find yourself, you can make…

New Journey – September 3

New Journey is a group for widowed men and women who meet for fellowship and Christian support. New Journey will is meeting via ZOOM on the first Thursday of each month. The September meeting is Thursday, September 3 at 1:00 pm. For the ZOOM meeting information or any questions, email widowed@genesis-umc.org

Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer

Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer Do you struggle with prayer? Let go of your uncertainties, trust that God hears you, and embrace a prayer life that brings peace and trust. This 4 week study with Max Lucado will introduce you to a simple way to have conversation with God. Videos will be watched together during class. Class meets Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m., September 3, 10, 17, 24. Video and Zoom discussion facilitated by Kim Kligerman. Sign up…

New Group: FUEL

FUEL-Life Group For Adults in their 20’s….join us for FUEL – an energized group of young adults gathering via Zoom each Wednesday evening at 8 pm.  You will be supported, study some interesting topics, and share prayer concerns.  Currently underway is “The Color of Compromise”, a study of the church’s relationship with slavery.  Be surrounded by other young adults and build lasting relationships.  Contact adults@genesis-umc.org for zoom information!

The Power of Jesus’ Names

Thursdays at 8:30 pm The Ready to Launch class is now studying “The Power of Jesus’ Names” by Tony Evans. There is one name above all other names, and it belongs to the Son of God, Jesus. Jesus is the most unique person who’s ever lived, and His names carry with them great weight. In this six-session series, Dr. Tony Evans journeys around the stomping grounds of Jesus in the land of Israel and presents a complete picture of the…

The Book of Hebrews

Sundays at 10:00 a.m. NEW! Book of Hebrews. The Verse by Verse Sunday School class is now studying the book of Hebrews. The theme of Hebrews is the absolute supremacy and sufficiency of Jesus Christ as revealer and as mediator of God’s grace. Join us in this provocative study of the importance of Jesus Christ as our great High Priest. Scripture study + Zoom discussion led by Betsy Jonas & Susan Ross. Email adults@genesis-umc.org for study information and Zoom invites before the…

Genesis Book Group Begins Zoom Meetings

Join the Genesis book group for its first ever Zoom meeting, Thursday, September 17th at 7 pm. We will discuss Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini. GoodReads website describes Dressmaker as the “stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Keckley, a former slave who gained her professional reputation in Washington, D.C. by outfitting the city’s elite”. Books are available to borrow.  If you are new to the book group and not…