Ministry

Ministry

Lenten Study – Finding Jesus in the Psalms

“Finding Jesus in the Psalms” SUNDAYS 10:00-10:50 A.M. | Feb 18 – Mar 24 Join a small group of adults for a lenten study “Finding Jesus in the Psalms” beginning February 18 @ 10 a.m. at Genesis UMC. Three classrooms are offering this study. Join the class in room 119 behind the Sanctuary, or on the lower level: Hands of Hope class in 022-23, or Rooted class in 014. The class includes a 10 minute video followed by a discussion.…

Adult Christian Education Groups

Enjoy fellowship and insight with friends at Genesis church. We offer various Christian studies and fellowship groups. Explore the opportunities at Genesis! Click on any link below to scroll to an area of interest: DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDIES, Sundays @ 5:00 pm Long-term and Short-term Disciple Bible Study classes are an excellent way to learn more about the Bible and how to apply God’s Word to your daily lives. Disciple classes include daily readings of scripture and commentaries from various Christian…

LIFT Lenten study: The Power to Change

Ladies in Faith Together (LIFT) will study “The Power to Change” with Jennie Allen, Oneka McClellan and Matt Chandler from February 20 – April 2.  The sign- up sheet is in the lobby.  All ladies are invited! We meet on Tuesdays at 10:00 am on the lower level of Genesis UMC in room 022-023. For more information, email LIFT@genesis-umc.org. Do you believe you can actually change? Life change happens at the moment you begin a relationship with Jesus. You have…

Seekers Lent Study

The Seekers Class Lent study “24 Hours that Changed the World” by Adam Hamilton will begin Sunday, February 18 at 10:00 a.m. in room 033 on the lower level. Books may be purchased online. We will read one chapter from the book prior to each class. There are 7 sessions which would include the last session on Easter. The full schedule is shown below. We look forward to seeing you on February 18 to begin our Lent study together. Anthony…

Invitation to Romans

DISCIPLE Short Term Study “Invitation to Romans” is offered at Genesis March 3- April 28, Sundays at 5-6:30 p.m. in room 033. This DISCIPLE study will include weekly scripture readings and an in-class video to help get the discussion started. All are invited to join us as we study God’s Word. If you have any questions, contact Norm Kligerman, disciple@genesis-umc.org. This short term DISCIPLE bible study provides a comprehensive study of Paul’s letter to the Romans. The Book of Romans…

Lenten Study – Finding Jesus in the Psalms

“Finding Jesus in the Psalms” SUNDAYS 10:00-10:50 A.M. | Feb 18 – Mar 24 | Room 119 behind Sanctuary Join a small group of adults for a lenten study “Finding Jesus in the Psalms” beginning February 18 @ 10 a.m. at Genesis UMC. All adults are welcome. Barb Roose guides the reader through a meaningful encounter with the Psalms through the season of Lent. Combining an interpretation of the psalms with real life stories, the study moves through the familiar…

Genesis Book Group – January

The next Genesis Book Group meeting will be Thursday, January 18 at 7 pm in the Gathering Place at Genesis. Our January selection is Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. Dave Eggers in his New York Times Review has this to say: “Riveting…Grann has proved himself a master of spinning delicious, many-layered mysteries that also happen to be true…” Books are available to borrow from the library book kit located in the Koinonia Place. We look forward to seeing you!

“God Never Gives Up on You”

Join the Seekers adult Sunday school class on Sunday, January 14, as we begin “God Never Gives Up on You” by Max Lucado, a 6 week video study with a class discussion. Here is a brief description: God enacts his perfect plan through imperfect people – including you and me! Max Lucado shows us how God used Jacob – the misbehaving patriarch who was strong on savvy but weak on conscience – simply because God chose to use Jacob. His…

The Book of Malachi

Join the Hands of Hope in a study of the book of Malachi, starting Sunday, January 7, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. at Genesis UMC in the lower level, room 022-023. “Mediocrity was never God’s plan for you. We’ll listen in on six conversations between God and His people, recorded by the prophet Malachi. If you’re tired of going through the motions of an attendance-based faith, then discover what it means to live a vibrant, abundant life fully devoted to the…

Prayer Calendar – January 2024

As the new year begins, look to God for the courage to do all that God asks of you. Ask Him to help you walk in grace, to have empathy for others, and to speak the truth in love. Make a commitment to love God, love neighbor and serve others in 2024. Utilize the Genesis monthly prayer calendar to pray in community with the Genesis church family for one prayer topic each day.

LIFT study: Hope for the Hurting

All ladies are invited to join LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) for “Hope for the Hurting” bible study by Tony Evans. We will begin Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. All women are invited. We meet in room 022-023 at Genesis UMC, 850 High House Road, Cary NC, on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. For more information, email LIFT@genesis-umc.org. Jesus said we would suffer in this world. As much as we would all like to avoid the pain, it’s out…

Holiday “Blues”

The holidays can be a dark time for many.  In the midst of the joy and celebration of Christmas, it’s easy for us to forget those in our community for whom the idea of Christmas joy is very difficult. If you find yourself having the “blues” during this season, Genesis offers the following means of comfort and support. Prayer: Holy God, we pray for those in our church and community who are going through dark or challenging times in their lives.…

Prayer Calendar – December 2023

Prayer is powerful! Harness the power of prayer by being focused and intentional. Prayer is simply a conversation with God. It is a way to communicate your praise, your needs, the needs of others, and to thank God for all He has done and will do. Adapt a pattern for your prayers, and prayer will come easier. Max Lucado provides an outline for a simple prayer in his book Before Amen*: “Father, You are good. I need help. They need…

Blue Christmas

Genesis UMC in Cary, NC is offering “A Blue Christmas” service on Thursday, December 21st at 7:00 p.m. honoring the complicated emotions of the season. In the midst of the joy and celebration of Christmas, it’s easy for us to forget that in our own community there are those for whom the idea of Christmas joy is very difficult this year. Personal crises such as death of a loved one, long term illness, the loss of a job, strained relationships,…

Love Came Down at Christmas

Love Came Down at Christmas Celebrating God’s Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love A Musical Cantata by Joel Raney  Love Came Down at Christmas will be presented by the Genesis Chancel Choir and guests, directed by Helga Bogardus with the assistance of Christina Johnson. Join us on Sunday, December 10th at the 9:00 or 11:10 worship services at Genesis UMC, 850 High House Road in Cary, North Carolina. Love is the central theme of Christmas, which is creatively illustrated in this…