Adult Ministry

Adult Ministry

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Adult Studies

Enjoy fellowship and insight with your Christian friends at Genesis. Join a small group Bible study. There are many opportunities throughout the week for long or short term study and fellowship. Click below to scroll to an area of interest: Adult Christian Education updated July 28 Disciple Bible Studies updated July 19 Genesis Book Group updated July 28 LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) updated July 19 Man2Man updated July 29 ADULT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION Choose a study and meeting time, then…

Searching for a King

Seekers Class for adults will begin a new study on Sunday August 8 : “Searching for a King” with Jeremy Dehut and Barry Britnell. The class meets Sundays at 10:30 am via ZOOM. Sift through layers of history as Jeremy Dehut and Barry Britnell search for evidence of Israel’s first kings. Journey with them as they talk with experts in the field of archeology and connect physical history and geography with the words of the Bible. Dig through the excavations at…

Luke & Acts study

To make Disciple classes more readily available to those who are unable to make a long term commitment, we are offering our first short term study on Luke and Acts beginning August 1, 2021. This is a 16 week study alongside the current Disciple 2 class. The class is held Sunday evenings at 5-7 pm via zoom. To sign up and receive the class information and study materials, contact adults@genesis-umc.org.

Luke & Acts study

NEW! Beginning August 1, 2021, Genesis is introducing new short term Disciple Studies which are selected portions of the long term studies. Genesis has offered in depth Disciple studies for many years. The long term classes are a 32-36 week commitment. Many individuals have developed a stronger relationship with God, a better understanding of their faith, and a strong small group connection through these studies. To make Disciple classes more readily available to those who are unable to make a…

Reopening Christianity

Did you notice the whole world paused this year? Adult Ministries is offering a new Independent Bible Study – Reopening Christianity by Zach Zehnder on RightNow Media. Zach Zehnder will lead you through a self-guided, 5-week study that is short in length and time (perfect for the summer). Take your own personal journey through Bible study. This study will open your eyes to God and reopen your faith!!   Below are links for each session.  For each week you will watch…
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FUEL begins “Liturgy of the Ordinary”

FUEL, Wednesdays at 8:00 pm via ZOOM Join FUEL via Zoom Wednesday evenings at 8 pm – a Life Group of young adults gathering for Bible study, Christian fellowship and friendship!  Email:  fuel@genesis-umc.org for more info. Current Study: “Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life” by Tish Harrison Warren In the overlooked moments and routines of our day, we can become aware of God’s presence in surprising ways. How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the ordinary in the sacred?…
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Rooted Class New Study begins June 3

Thursday, June 3rd @ 8:30 p.m. Rooted Small Group Study will begin a new 6-part video series on the book of James, called “The James Series” on RightNow Media. The James Series is composed of narrative accounts by Bible personalities of different subjects discussed in James, such as Barnabas James.  https://www.rightnowmedia.org/Content/Series/362787 Remainder of July and into August the class is encouraged you to do a self-guided study, “Reopening Christianity By Zach Zehnder” as we take a break for Summer and will resume…

Book Group Reading for May

Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday of each month, August through May. Next Zoom meeting: Thursday, May 20th at 7 pm via Zoom Book Selection: Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours. (GoodReads website). The book is available to borrow. Books can be picked up and returned in room 105 in the lower part…

Book Group reads “Guests on Earth”

Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday, September – May. Next Zoom meeting: Thursday, April 15 at 7 pm. April Book Selection: Guests on Earth, by famed local writer Lee Smith It’s 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital, a mental institution in Asheville, North Carolina, known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital’s most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses cascading events that lead up to…
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April: New Adult Studies begin

Rooted, Thursdays at 8:30 pm via ZOOM Begins April 8 “You and Me Forever” by Frances Chan View your marriage like never before. Pursue God first and everything will fall into its proper place. Contact: Jennifer Park, rooted@genesis-umc.org Seekers, Sundays @ 10:00 a.m. via ZOOM April 11 & 18 “My Search for Messiah” with Michael Rydelnik Dr. Michael Rydelnik discovered the truth of Scripture while studying the Hebrew Bible. April 25- May 16 “The Appointed Times” with Michael Rydelnik, Avner Boskey and Michael…

Book Group reads “Guests on Earth”

Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday, September – May. Next Zoom meeting: Thursday, April 15 at 7 pm. April Book Selection: Guests on Earth, by famed local writer Lee Smith It’s 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital, a mental institution in Asheville, North Carolina, known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital’s most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses cascading events that lead up to…
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Join FUEL for “Reborn”

FUEL: Young adults gathering for Bible study, Christian fellowship and friendship.    FUEL: meets Wednesdays at 8:00 pm via ZOOM FUEL: begins a new study Wednesday, March 24 “Reborn” by Clayton King Are you feeling empty and not-quite-enough? That’s because what we need is not an upgrade but a complete upending of our lives. Clayton King shares the compelling stories of 12 broken people who came face-to-face with Jesus in the New Testament and got a second chance at life. King shares contemporary stories of…
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Seekers Begin New Studies

Seekers meets Sundays @ 10:00 a.m. via ZOOM Following Lent, the Seekers will begin the following studies. “My Search for Messiah” with Michael Rydelnik April 11 and 18 Jewish studies professor Dr. Michael Rydelnik was a freshman in high school when his mother, a Holocaust survivor, revealed her secret faith in Jesus as the Messiah of Israel. While studying the Hebrew Bible to convince his mother of the error of her way, he came face-to-face with the truth of Scripture.…

5 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage…

“5 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage…When You’re Stuck At Home Together“ by Gary Chapman Let’s gather with other couples! You could come away with ideas on date nights or neat ways to show love toward your spouse! All this while growing deeper spiritually in your marriage. A different couple will lead each week, each with different life experiences, different lengths of marriage, and interesting viewpoints. Our wonderful leaders are Craig & Marla Ham, Jack & Ruth Johnson, John & Malana…

Lenten Studies

We welcome all adults to join us for a Lenten study on ZOOM. Choose a study and email the class facilitator for the ZOOM link. Seekers, Sundays at 10:00 am via ZOOM Begins February 21 : “The Glory of the Cross” by Tim ChesterReadings begin: Ash Wednesday February 17 6-week study – Easter is supposed to be the high-point of the year for Christians, where we remember the three days that changed history forever. But for many of us, the day…

5 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage…

“5 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage…When You’re Stuck At Home Together“ by Gary Chapman Let’s gather with other couples! You could come away with ideas on date nights or neat ways to show love toward your spouse! All this while growing deeper spiritually in your marriage. A different couple will lead each week, each with different life experiences, different lengths of marriage, and interesting viewpoints. Our wonderful leaders are Craig & Marla Ham, Jack & Ruth Johnson, John & Malana…