Adult Ministry

Adult Ministry

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“The Case for Easter” with Lee Strobel

The Seekers class will begin “The Case for Easter” by Lee Strobel on Sunday March 12th at 10 a.m. Seekers meets Sunday mornings at 10:00 am in classroom 033 on the lower level. Join us as we begin this Lenten Study. Begins March 12: The Case for Easter by Lee Strobel In The Case for Easter, Lee Strobel looks at the story of Jesus’ resurrection and reveals how we can know that it actually took place. He explores the “discrepancies”…
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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 & LIFE GROUPS Choose a study and meeting time, then email the class facilitator or for study information, log-ins and Zoom invites before the next class! Watch a video or read scripture and have weekly…

“Easter” with JD Greear

Hands of Hope Lenten Study will begin March 12. Join us at 10 a.m. in room 105 on the lower level of Genesis UMC. “Easter” with JD Greear The resurrection is the most important moment in history, but it is more than an event we remember on Easter Sunday. Join pastor J.D. Greear as he takes a deeper look at Jesus’s life, death, and resurrection in the Gospel of Matthew, revealing the ways we should see ourselves in Jesus’s story.…

Book Group – March

Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday of each month in the Gathering Place on the lower level of Genesis UMC. Next meeting: Thursday, March 16 at 7 pm – the Gathering Place @ Genesis March selection: “A Hundred Summers” by Beatriz Williams Memorial Day, 1938: New York socialite Lily Dane has just returned with her family to the idyllic oceanfront community of Seaview, Rhode Island, expecting another placid summer season among the familiar traditions and friendships that sustained her…

Genesis Book Group – February

Love to Read? Join the Genesis Book Group on the third Thursday of each month (August – May), to discuss books we have selected. Our next meeting is Thursday, February 16 at 7 pm at Genesis UMC. We will discuss “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford. All readers are welcome! February selection: ” Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet “ by Jamie Ford In 1986, Henry Lee joins a crowd outside the Panama Hotel, once…
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Graceful Yoga – a Spiritual Experience

What a wonderful day at our first class of “Graceful Yoga” at Genesis! It was good to take a moment to breathe in God’s goodness and appreciate the beautiful body he gave each of us. We also meditated about taking the peace and love of God into the world… Thanks to all for coming. Thank you Gracen for your leadership and a fantastic experience!
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Genesis MAN2MAN meets: Bible Study MAN2MAN meets September-May on the 1st and 3rd Mondays @ 6:30 pm for various Bible studies. Current Study: “The True Measure of a Man” by Richard E Simmons III The True Measure of a Man The challenges of life offer men the potential for great good. In the midst of these struggles, we have the opportunity to see our lives transformed. The True Measure of a Man is uplifting, challenging, and most of all it points…
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Begin the Year with Genesis Book Group

Start the New Year by reading a book and joining in group discussion! Genesis Book Group meets the third Thursday of each month. Our first meeting of 2023 will be held Thursday, January 19 at 7 pm at Genesis UMC. We will discuss Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. All readers are welcome! January nonfiction selection: “Being Mortal“ by Atul Gawande  Being Mortal by Atul GawandeIn this highly acclaimed book, Gawande challenges us to change the national conversation on aging and death with the…
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Eat & Learn: Taking Care of Your Future

Eat and Learn – the whole church is invited! Saturday, January 14 @ 10:00 am, Genesis church in the Koinonia Place Attorney Kyle Frizzelle with NC Planning educates us on taking care of our future by creating an estate plan. Come listen, ask questions and learn. Coffee, muffins and doughnuts will be served.
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Seekers begin Trials and Triumph

Begin the New Year with the Seekers class! We begin “Trials & Triumph: Revelation’s Churches” on Sunday, January 8, 2023. Seekers is an Adult class held Sundays at 10 a.m. at Genesis. Come! Study God’s word. January 8 – 29Trials & Triumph: Revelation’s Churches From the creators of the award-winning documentary series “Searching for a King”, comes a brand new, feature-length documentary on the letter written to the seven churches of Asia in the book of Revelation. Jeremy Dehut takes an…
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Primetimers Upcoming Events

Christmas celebration Wednesday, November 30 @ 2:30 pm, Genesis church It will be a great time to get in to the spirit of the holidays. Eat and Learn – the whole church is invited! Saturday, January 14 @ 10:00 am, Genesis church Enjoy coffee, muffins and doughnuts while  Attorney Kyle Frizzelle with NC planning educates us on taking care of our future. Come listen, ask questions and learn. A fun day with the Genesis family 

Jesus in the Gospels

2023 Long Term Disciple Bible Study In 2023, Genesis is offering Jesus in the Gospels. This group study begins Sunday, January 8, 2023 and meets Sunday evenings for 30 weeks, with a break in the summer. Jesus in the Gospels focuses on and compares the portraits of Jesus found in the the four Gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Study the name, the place, and the people, and encounter the Jesus who is both hard to ignore and hard to…

Hands of Hope New Study

Hands of Hope Adult Christian Education class meets each Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m. at Genesis UMC. All adults are wlecome. Beginning Sunday, October 30: “Divided We Stand: How to Love When We Disagree” (8 weeks) by Robby Angle. Note: We will have an Advent study for 4 weeks beginning November 20, and resume this study after Christmas. Description:How do you love people when you disagree with them?We live in divided times. The tension of disagreement can be felt at dinner tables, in board rooms, at church gatherings, and in…

Jesus in the Gospels – 2023

Disciple Bible studies are an excellent way to learn more about the Bible and how to apply God’s Word to your daily lives. These studies have been very well attended at Genesis for 20+ years. Disciple long term Bible studies include Disciple 1, 2, 3 & 4, Christian Believer, and Jesus in the Gospels. During each session, the class watches a video and discusses what participants have discovered in daily readings and study. The small group setting enables strong Christian…
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You Were Made for this Moment

The Seekers class will begin “You Were Made for this Moment” on Sunday, October 2nd at 10:00 a.m. In this 5 session video series by Max Lucado, we will look at the life of Queen Esther. Would she respond with silence or would she speak up? Would she blend in or would she stand out? Join us on Sunday mornings at 10:00 -10:50 am at Genesis in room 033. Are you weary from your challenges, wounded by your battles, or…
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When Changing Nothing Changes Everything

LIFT Tuesdays @ 10:00 a.m. – Noon 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 Our Next Study is “When Changing Nothing Changes Everything” by Laurie Short. The study begins October 11 and ends December 20. We will not meet Nov 8, 22, or 29. We often face circumstances that we cannot change: a job we…