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 below to scroll to an area of interest: Adult Christian Education and Life Groups In Person Classes begin Sunday Jan. 16! Rooted -new study begins Thursday, January 6 Seekers -new study begins Sunday, January 16 Faith Tertulia -new study begins Wednesday, January 12 Synced Marriage Life Group meets…
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New Start Date for In-Person Christian Education

SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 2022 @ 10:00 a.m. All in-person Sunday Morning Christian Education classes for Adults, Youth and Children will resume SUNDAY JANUARY 16 @ 10 AM (prior date was JANUARY 9). This change is for construction clean up, technology installations, and an extra week of social distancing after holiday gatherings. Thank you for your understanding.
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SYNCED Game Night

SYNCED Marriage Life Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month for faith and fun together. Join us for the next SYNCED Marriage Life group gathering. Hang out with friends. Strengthen your relationship and faith. Make enriching your marriage a priority. Date: Thursday January 13Time: 7-8:30 pmPlace: Genesis UMCWhat: Devotion, Prayer and Game Night! Join us!  Email adults@genesis-umc.org

Man 2 Man

Man2Man (M2M) starts Monday January 17, 2022. We will meet the 1st and 3rd Mondays, 6:30 pm at Genesis in room 23 (formerly 105). Man2Man is led by Pastor Craig Ham. God wants men to passionately pursue him. In this six-session course that looks at the lives of Gideon, David, Elijah, John the Baptist, Stephen, and Paul, you will find examples of men who did this faithfully. Their examples will inspire you to obediently and faithfully lead those around you,…

Free of Me

Hands of Hope Christian education class meets Sundays at 10:00 am. On January 9, 2022 we will start meeting In-Person at Genesis! Here are the studies we will be doing in January. On January 9 & 16, we will complete “God’s Unbreakable Promises” series by Jennie Allen Beginning January 23: “Free of Me” by Sharon Miller We live in a culture that’s all about self, becoming the best “me” I can be instead of becoming like Jesus. This me-centered message…
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The Book of Hebrews

Rooted is a Life Group of parents of young children gathering together for Bible Study, Christian fellowship and friendship. Rooted Small Group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 8:30 pm via zoom. Contact Jennifer Park at rooted@genesis-umc.org for the links. Beginning January 6th: “The Book of Hebrews”, a video series by Derwin Gray The book of Hebrews was written to people in crisis. They were persecuted, tempted by the rampant sin around them, and doubting their…
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Paul and the Giants of Philosophy

Faith Tertulia Christian Education class meets Wednesdays at 7 pm on Zoom. Beginning January 12: “Paul and the Giants of Philosophy”, by J. R. Dodson and D. E. Briones The background of the Apostle Paul will be covered during the first session, January 12. Book discussion will begin January 19. What forces shaped the intellectual world of the Apostle Paul? How familiar was he with the great philosophers of his age, and to what extent was he influenced by them?…
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Acts of the Apostles

Seekers Adult Christian Education class returns to in-person classes on Sunday, January 9. We will meet at Genesis each Sunday at 10:00 a.m. Beginning January 9: “The Acts of the Apostles” video series by Louie Giglio In a world that is unsure of where to find truth or purpose, the book of Acts stands apart. It reveals God’s plan for global redemption, his purpose for our lives, and the power he has given us to accomplish his mission. Join Louie…

Man 2 Man

Man2Man (M2M) starts Monday January 17, 2022. We will meet the 1st and 3rd Mondays, 6:30 pm at Genesis. God wants men to passionately pursue him. In this six-session course that looks at the lives of Gideon, David, Elijah, John the Baptist, Stephen, and Paul, you will find examples of men who did this faithfully. Their examples will inspire you to obediently and faithfully lead those around you, while acknowledging and dealing with your weaknesses. 

December Book Group

The next meeting of the Genesis Book Group is Thursday, December 16 at 7 pm in-person at Lynn Mull’s home. We will have our annual book exchange. Bring a new or gently used book (wrapped, please) for this always fun event! Our December book is Mary Kay Andrew’s Christmas Bliss, a novella that celebrates love, the holidays, and antiques. Andrew’s many novels are entertaining and light reads, perfect for the Christmas season!  Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday of each month. If…
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Prime Timers Walking Group

Join the Genesis Prime Timers for some outdoor exercise and fellowship. Our new Prime Timers Walking Group meets Wednesdays at the Bond Park Senior Center Parking lot at 2:00 pm. Come fellowship with other members of Genesis and get some exercise at the same time! All are invited to join us! Please let Diane Garinger know to expect you, ptwalker@genesis-umc.org

Book Group Reads “The Things They Carried”

The Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday of each month. All readers are invited to our next meeting Thursday, November 18 at 7 pm to discuss “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien. GoodReads website describes The Things They Carried as “neither a novel nor a short story collection, it is an arc of fictional episodes, taking place in the childhoods of its characters, in the jungles of Vietnam and back home in America two decades later” The Chicago Sun Times hails it as “good…
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LIFT begins 1 Corinthians

LIFT Tuesdays @ 10:00 am – Noon via Zoom LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) is a ladies’ Bible study that meets Tuesdays at 10:00 am via ZOOM. Beginning November 16, a study of the Book of 1 Corinthians, 12 weeks. The apostle Paul wrote the letter of 1 Corinthians to a divided and self-centered people to remind them to follow Jesus and only Jesus. We will learn what it means to live for Jesus instead of self. All ladies are invited. For…
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Seekers Class Advent Studies

Seekers Adult Christian Education class meets Sundays at 10:30 am via ZOOM. All adults are welcome to attend. Seekers will view “The Chosen, A Story of the First Christmas” on November 14, and begin “It’s A Wonderful Life” Advent Study on November 21. To participate in these discussions, email Anthony Caronna seekers@genesis-umc.org. November 14 : “The Chosen: A Story of the First Christmas” The Chosen tells the story of the first Christmas through the eyes of a shepherd whose life of…
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SYNCED Marriage Life Group

Synced meets the 2nd Thursday of each month for faith and fun together. Join us for the next SYNCED Marriage Life group gathering. Date: Thursday, October 14Time: 7-8:30 pmPlace: John and Malana Houser’s backyard -There’s plenty of room to spread out. Light snacks will be served. Hang out with friends. Strengthen your relationship and faith. Cuddle up to a fire pit. Laugh and play Halloween Bingo! Make enriching your marriage a priority. Sound interesting? Join us!  Email adults@genesis-umc.org
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October Book Group

Genesis Book Group’s next meeting is Thursday, October 21 at 7 pm via Zoom. Our October Selection: Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles. Could the sudden death of Sir Charles Baskerville have been caused by the gigantic ghostly hound that is said to have haunted his family for generations? Hailed as one of the greatest crime novels ever written, our October selection is sure to get you in the mood for Halloween. Books are available to borrow from the book kit…