Adult Ministry

Adult Ministry

Class: Ignorance Is Bliss – Except in Self-Awareness

Have you ever wondered why you react a certain way in situations?  Excel in certain scenarios yet repeat self-defeating patterns in others?  Looked at a friend, co-worker or spouse and wondered why they act the way they do?  Come join the Enneagram class being offered at Genesis UMC  in March and explore some answers.  The Enneagram is an ancient personality typing system, some say dating back to the 4th century, that helps people understand who they are and what makes…

Genesis Book Group – February 20

Join us for our February 20th meeting at Sarah Haw’s house where we will discuss The Deep South by acclaimed travel writer Paul Theroux. On road trips spanning four seasons, wending along rural highways, Theroux visits gun shows and small-town churches, laborers in Arkansas, and parts of Mississippi where they still call the farm up the road “the plantation.” He talks to mayors and social workers, writers and reverends, the working poor and farming families — the unsung heroes of…

New Lift Study begins March 3

LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) begin a new Tuesday morning Bible study on March 3. Register by Sunday, March 1st so that we will have a book for you! A study of Genesis by Jen Wilkin 10 sessions, March 3 – May 19, 2020 (no class April 7, April 14) 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in room 105 Questions, contact Cathy Metz Cost of book = $10 Registration deadline = Sunday, March 1st   God of Covenant is a 10-session video study…

Kairos Prison Ministry Event

A group of senior adults came out in January to learn more about the Kairos Prison Ministry. Everyone walked away understanding how important and life-changing this ministry is in bringing the love of God to those who feel forgotten in our local prisons.  On their website, the ministry’s mission statement is…. “The mission of Kairos Prison Ministry is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ to impact the hearts and lives of incarcerated men, women and youth,…

Adult Christian Education – February 2020

Adult Education classes are offered every Sunday between the 9:00 a.m. and the 11:20 a.m. church services. There are several adult classes to choose from, while your children and youth attend grade level classes.  It’s a place where you can get connected, meet new people, build relationships and learn more about the word of God. Hands of Hope:  Room 105, lower level Anxious for Nothing by Max Lucado Do you feel weighted down with worry? Does the uncertainty and chaos…

Senior Adults! Valentine Fun February 7

February 7, 2020 2:00-4:00 room 212 Enjoy Valentine snacks and fellowship There’s a card making demonstration..go home with a card to give a friend! Sign up in the Gathering Hall through February 2 *We will also collect baking items for Dorcas.( muffin and cookie mixes)* NOW is a great time to start a new thing for the new year!!! Come mingle with your senior friends!

New LIFT Bible Study

Ladies in Faith Together (LIFT) will begin a new Bible study on Tuesday, January 14. Hebrews, The Nearness of King Jesus” by Lisa Harper 7 sessions, January 14 – February 25, 2020 10 am – 12 pm in Room 105 Cost of book = $10 Registration deadline = Sunday, Jan. 5th Questions? contact adults@genesis-umc.org The Book of Hebrews highlights two contrasting realities. Jesus is supreme yet approachable. Join us in this study as Lisa Harper gets to the heart of the…

Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

Serving is Biblical – it is what God wants us to do. We are offering a spiritual gifts class so that you can discover how you can serve God and His Kingdom in a joyful way, in the way that God has gifted you to serve.  A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other. All together we are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it.  : 10, 27 Discover…

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Another 9-week Financial Peace University (“FPU”) class starts January 12th, 2:00 – 3:45 pm, room 105, Genesis United Methodist Church, 850 High House Rd., Cary. Topics covered in this proven, biblically-focused class: ➢ how to reduce debt ➢ save an emergency fund ➢ ways to purchase items ➢ insurance types needed and shop for ➢ investments for retirement ➢ investments for college ➢ techniques to buy/sell a home ➢ Communicate better with each other ➢ Give more (it’s all HIS…

Primetimers’ Christmas Outing

Our Primetimers were full of holiday cheer as they took a road trip to the Temple theater to see a Christmas play and have some lunch! We enjoyed talking about where we grew up and our family holiday traditions. What a fun bunch! Join us next month! Look for our January meeting details in the gathering hall.

Hebrews, The Nearness of King Jesus

Genesis LIFT (Ladies In Faith Together) Bible Study group meets each Tuesday at 10 am – noon. We invite you to join us for faith building studies and fellowship. Our next study begins on Tuesday, January 14. “Hebrews, The Nearness of King Jesus” by Lisa Harper 7 sessions, 1/14/20 – 2/25/20 10 am – 12 pm in Room 105 Questions, contact Cathy Metz Cost of book = $10 Registration deadline = Sunday, Jan. 5th The Book of Hebrews highlights two…

By Grace Alone: A Study of Galatians

We are happy to welcome The Reverend Dr. J. Warren Smith of Duke Divinity School to teach in January during the Christian Education hour. Join us in the worship on Sundays January 5, 12, 19 & 26 at 10:10 a.m.  Dr. Smith will be presenting: “By Grace Alone: A Study of Galatians” What is grace? How are we saved by grace? If we are saved by grace, why did God give Moses the Law and Jesus give us his commandments…

Adult Christian Education – December

Sunday mornings at 10:10 AM There are several adult classes to choose from, while your children and youth attend grade level classes.  Hands of Hope:  Room 105, lower level Jesus Continued with J.D. Greear “Why does God often feel more like a doctrine we know about than a Person we know? Why do so many of us think of Christianity as a lifestyle to which we conform, rather than a God with whom we commune? Jesus gave his disciples the…

Disciple Bible Studies begin in January

Want to learn more about the Bible and how it can relate to you today? Two Disciple    Classes will begin in January on Sunday nights @ 5 PM – 7 PM. Disciple 1 – Long Term (34 weeks) Begins January 5, 2020 Disciple 1 is a prerequisite for any of the other Disciple studies. Disciple 1 goes through the entire  Bible. Invitation to Psalms – Short Term (10 weeks) Begins January 26, 2020 If you have questions about Disciple studies,…

Man2Man

Man2Man is a men’s Bible Study that meets each Tuesday morning at 7:00 am. You are invited to join us. Bring your breakfast and Bible.

Genesis Book Group – November

Thursday November 21 @ 7:15 pm When does a moral choice become a moral imperative? And where does one draw the line between punishment and justice, forgiveness and mercy? Join the Genesis book group on Thursday, November 21st, 7:15 pm at Michelle Picirillo’s home to discuss Jodi Picoult’s The Storyteller. Goodreads website describes The Storyteller as a searingly honest novel in which Jodi Picoult gracefully explores the lengths we will go in order to protect our families and to keep…