Adult Ministry

Adult Ministry

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Adult Christian Education Studies and Life Groups

Enjoy fellowship and insight with friends at Genesis church. Join a small group Bible study or Life Group. Explore the opportunities Genesis offers throughout the week for Christian study and fellowship. Click on any link below to scroll to an area of interest: Adult Christian Education and Life Groups Faith Tertulia | Wednesdays 7 pm | Zoom FUEL Life Group | 1st & 3rd Wednesdays 8 pm | Zoom Hands of Hope | Sundays 10 am | Genesis + Zoom…

Serving Sundays

Dear Genesis’ families, Many blessings to you and your family,  This coming July, Genesis is planning to have a series of SERVING SUNDAYS  that go along with the Sermon Series Ten Characteristics of Faith.  These Sundays in July will be an opportunity to put our faith into action while enjoying an hour of Christian fellowship and joyful servanthood. SERVING SUNDAYS will happen during the Christian Education hour between our regular Sunday’s services in the Koinonia Place. All members of the congregation regardless of age will be serving together in projects that help…
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“More To Your Story” by Max Lucado

LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) is a ladies’ Bible study that meets Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. at Genesis in room 105. All ladies are invited. For more information, contact Susan Ross lift@genesis-umc.org. Lift has a new study beginning on June 14 and we would love to welcome you! June 14 – July 26:  More To Your Story by Max Lucado Your life is a narrative written by God. Carpools and car crashes. Job changes and joint custody. Life can feel overwhelming and inconsequential…

“How the Bible Came to Be”

Faith Tertulia is an adult Christian education small group that meets on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm via zoom. Discussions are led by Gonzalo Mariano,  faithtertulia@genesis-umc.org. A new study begins Wednesday, June 15: “How the Bible Came to Be” The primary material source will be the book by the same name authored by John Barton. We will cover the development of the Bible, how the Bible came to be written and collected into the authoritative Scriptures of the Christian Church.…

All Ages Event: Serving Sundays

On July 10th, we’ll launch Serving Sundays during the Christian Education hour. Each week we will join together as a church family of all ages to do a project for one of our Community Partners in Mission. All ages – children, youth and adults, are invited to participate in this serving and fellowship time on Sundays July 10, 17, 24 and 31st. On July 10th, we will be serving The Carying Place. This Community Partner helps homeless families become financially stable.…
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“More To Your Story” by Max Lucado

LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) is a ladies’ Bible study that meets Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. at Genesis in room 105. All ladies are invited. For more information, contact Susan Ross lift@genesis-umc.org. Lift has a new study beginning on June 14 and we would love to welcome you! June 14 – July 26:  More To Your Story by Max Lucado Your life is a narrative written by God. Carpools and car crashes. Job changes and joint custody. Life can feel overwhelming and inconsequential…
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“The Power of Knowing God”

Hands of Hope Adult Christian Education class meets Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m., room 105. Discussions are led by Jeff Cooper or a member of the class. For more information or to join the class via zoom, contact Jeff at handsofhope@genesis-umc.org. Beginning May 22nd. “The Power of Knowing God” video series by Tony Evans Get to Know God as He Really Is Dr. Tony Evans believes seeking to know God is life’s greatest purpose. In this practical, six-session video series, he shares…
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Rooted begins “One at a Time”

Rooted adult Christian education class meets on Sundays @ 10 a.m. On Sunday, June 12, the class will begin a video study by Kyle Idleman “One at a Time”. Nobody grows up dreaming of waking up, going to work, heading home, watching Netflix, scrolling through social media, and then doing it all over again the next day until their last breath. We all want to be used to change the world. We want to be difference-makers. It’s easy to get…

“How the Bible Came to Be”

Faith Tertulia is an adult Christian education small group that meets on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm via zoom. Discussions are led by Gonzalo Mariano, faithtertulia@genesis-umc.org. A new study begins Wednesday, June 15: “How the Bible Came to Be” The primary material source will be the book by the same name authored by John Barton. We will cover the development of the Bible, how the Bible came to be written and collected into the authoritative Scriptures of the Christian Church. We’ll…

Seekers begin “Person of Interest”

The Seekers class will begin a new study on June 5, Person of Interest video study by J. Warner Wallace. Investigate the Man who changed the course of human history. In Person of Interest video study, Wallace employs a unique investigative strategy to confirm the historicity and deity of Jesus, showing why Jesus is unlike any other person who has ever lived. The Person of Interest video study will: Invite viewers into the life of a cold-case detective as he…
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“The Power of Knowing God”

Hands of Hope Adult Christian Education class meets Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m., room 105. Discussions are led by Jeff Cooper or a member of the class. For more information or to join the class via zoom, contact Jeff at handsofhope@genesis-umc.org. Beginning May 22nd. “The Power of Knowing God” video series by Tony Evans Get to Know God as He Really Is Dr. Tony Evans believes seeking to know God is life’s greatest purpose. In this practical, six-session video series, he shares…
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Rooted begins “Genesis”

Starting this Sunday May 1 at 10:00 a.m. in room 110 “Rooted” is coming back in the building with a new look! Open to all adults…a new classroom and a new study on Genesis. Great time to try a Sunday morning study! Drop in this Sunday and see what it’s all about…breakfast treats included. Discussions are led by Jennifer Park, rooted@genesis-umc.org Beginning May 1: “Genesis ” video series by Charlie Dates What does God teach us about himself through the…
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Genesis Book Group – April

Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday of each month in the “Gathering Place” at Genesis. Next meeting: Thursday, April 21 at 7 pm at Genesis. Our April selection is “A Land More Kind Than Home” by N.C. writer, Wiley Cash. The Atlanta Journal Constitution describes Cash’s novel as “a tender coming of age story within a suspense-filled thriller….Rich emotional terrain….Cash perfectly captures the joy, sorrow, confusion and dignity of a child as Jess copes with the mysterious world of adults and an earthquake…
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Hands of Hope to Study Haggai

Hands of Hope will start a new 4 week Bible Study on Sunday April 24 at 10:00 a.m. at Genesis UMC and on Zoom simultaneously. “Haggai: Building God’s Church” video series by Dave Cornes. Contact handsofhope@genesis-umc.org. “Be strong, all you people of the land,” declares the LORD, “and work. For I am with you,” declares the LORD Almighty… “And my Spirit remains among you. Do not fear.”‘ (Haggai 2:4-5, NIV) This was God’s promise to His people as they set out to…
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Rooted Life Group begins “Genesis”

Rooted Life Group, Sundays at 10:00 a.m. @ Genesis We are excited that on May 1, Rooted will begin meeting together on Sundays at 10 a.m. at Genesis UMC. Rooted is a Life Group gathering together for Bible Study, Christian fellowship and friendship. Discussions are led by Jennifer Park, rooted@genesis-umc.org Beginning May 1: “Genesis ” video series by Charlie Dates The book of Hebrews was written to people in crisis. They were persecuted, tempted by the rampant sin around them,…
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Seekers begin “Kingdom Heroes”

Seekers Christian education class begins a new study on Sunday April 24th, 10:00 a.m. at Genesis UMC. Still participating from home? You can connect to this class through ZOOM! Contact seekers@genesis-umc.org for the link. Kingdom Heroes by Dr. Tony Evans  Are you living by faith? Each of us must daily choose between giving in to the world’s pressure to trust in ourselves or yielding control of our lives to God. While following God’s directions when we don’t see immediate results…