Adult Ministry

Adult Ministry

Join an Adult Advent Study

Genesis welcomes you to participate in a virtual Advent study. Find peace and joy this Christmas through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We meet via ZOOM. New faces are always welcome! Choose a study and meeting time, then email the class facilitator for study information and ZOOM invites before the next class! Seekers class, Sundays at 10:00 am Begins November 29: “A Christmas Carol: Book and Bible Study Guide” In the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol“, the reclusive curmudgeon, Ebenezer…

Adult Studies

Life is better surrounded by friends! Enjoy fellowship and insight with your Christian friends at Genesis and learn how God will help see us through. Scroll to an area of interest: Adult Christian Education Updated Nov. 23. New group: FUEL! Back Porch Gatherings Disciple Bible Studies New class offered in 2021! Genesis Book Group LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) Man2Man Choose a study and meeting time, then email the class facilitator or adults@genesis-umc.org for study information, log-ins and Zoom invites before the…

Seekers Advent Study

Seekers, Sundays at 10:00 am Advent Study begins Novmber 29: “A Christmas Carol: Book and Bible Study Guide” In the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol“, the reclusive curmudgeon, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited on Christmas Eve by four spirits who force him to examine his selfish ways. When Scrooge awakens on Christmas morning, he is a new man, flinging open the windows of spiritual transformation and given to an entirely new outlook on life.  A Christmas Carol Book and Bible Study…

Disciple 2 Long Term Bible Study

Disciple 2 (32 week study, Disciple 1 suggested pre-requisite)  Disciple: Into the Word Into the World is the second study in the four-phase Disciple program. Discipe II (aka “the green one”) offers a deeper examination of Genesis, Exodus, Luke, and Acts, emphasizing the rhythm of coming to God and going for God . . . approaching all experiences of life as opportunities for faithful witness and service.  5-7 pm Sunday evenings via Zoom Orientation: Sunday, January 3, 2021 Class Begins: Sunday, January 10,…

Genesis Book Group- October

Our next Genesis Book Group Zoom meeting is Thursday, October 15th at 7 pm. We’d love for you to join us as we discuss our October selection, All The Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders. Winner of the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novel, Birds is a science fiction, fantasy and love story mashup.   Childhood friends Patricia Delfine, a witch, and Laurence Armstead, a mad scientist, parted ways under mysterious circumstances during middle school. But as adults they…

Man2Man

All men are invited to participate in Man2Man at 6:00 pm on Monday evenings, currently meeting through ZOOM. Pastor Craig Ham leads studies on different topics and a variety of books. We welcome you in Christian fellowship. To participate, please sign up for the Man2Man group email below so that we may send you the zoom link and notify you of any changes. If you have any trouble with the signup, contact the Genesis Church Office at 919-467-2128, Monday –…

Back Porch Gatherings

Back Porch Gatherings – a great opportunity to bring people together in a fun and social way to regain fellowship with others at the church that we may not have seen in a while.  We have set up a great, outdoor space behind the church building with chairs and umbrellas, with plenty of room to maintain safe, social distancing and keeping in mind all of the safety parameters that we need to observe.  Prayers, devotions, yard games, sit and relax,…

Watch Your Mouth

Seekers, Sundays at 10:30 am Beginning October 18: “Watch Your Mouth” by Dr. Tony Evans “Does it really matter what I say?” Your greatest weapon — for good or evil — is in your mouth. Watch Your Mouth, the video series, is based on bestselling author Dr. Tony Evans book by the same name. This compelling resource will help you learn to tame your tongue. With real-life stories and life-changing insights shared through engaging teaching, you’ll learn what the Bible teaches about talking and:  Discover…

1 & 2 Peter Study to begin

Verse by Verse : 1st & 2nd Peter Study begins Sunday October 4th at 10:10 am Scripture study and Zoom discussion led by Betsy Jonas and Susan Ross. For Zoom information contact versebyverse@genesis-umc.org The apostle Peter was one of the twelve disciples appointed and taught by Jesus during His life on earth.  Peter spent the final years of his life in ministry as a leader of the church in Rome.  When he heard of the persecution of churches through the…

Love Like That

LIFT (Ladies in Faith Together) meets Tuesdays at 10:00 am via ZOOM. All ladies are invited to join us. For more information, contact Susan Ross lift@genesis-umc.org. Beginning September 22: “Love Like That” by Dr. Les Parrott In this inspiring, utterly practical book, Dr. Les Parrott writes a viable prescription for becoming more loving with family, friends, coworkers, and even strangers. In his trademark approachable style, Dr. Parrott takes the latest findings from psychology and sociology and blends them with biblical…

Back Porch Gatherings

Back Porch Gatherings – a great opportunity to bring people together in a fun and social way to regain fellowship with others at the church that we may not have seen in a while.  We have set up a great, outdoor space behind the church building with chairs and umbrellas, with plenty of room to maintain safe, social distancing and keeping in mind all of the safety parameters that we need to observe.  Prayers, devotions, yard games, sit and relax,…

Get Out of Your Head

Ready to Launch, Thursdays at 8:30 pm Beginning September 17: “Get Out of Your Head” by Jennie Allen  Are your thoughts holding you captive? Jennie Allen knows what it’s like to swirl in a spiral of destructive thoughts, such as I’ll never be good enough. Other people have better lives than I do. God couldn’t really love me. But Jennie also knows we don’t have to stay stuck in toxic thinking patterns. As she discovered, God built a way for us to…

“Whisper” Study to begin

You are invited to join the Hands of Hope class, Sundays at 10:10 a.m. Beginning September 27th: “Whisper” by Mark Batterson “Many people have a tough time believing that God still speaks. We’ve learned from Scripture that God spoke to His people in ancient times and in mysterious ways, but how do we hear His voice now? The truth is God still communicates with His people, but He often speaks in a whisper—not to make it difficult to hear Him,…

Genesis Book Group – September 17

Join the Genesis book group for its first ever Zoom meeting, Thursday, September 17th at 7 pm. We will discuss Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini. GoodReads website describes Dressmaker as the “stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Keckley, a former slave who gained her professional reputation in Washington, D.C. by outfitting the city’s elite”. Books are available to borrow.  If you are new to the book group and not…

Enneagram Workshop

Dive in and learn more about yourself! Genesis Adult ministries is offering an Enneagram workshop – in person with real live people! Thanks to the generosity of Andy and Ellen Allen for offering their carport so we may gather together in a social distant Christian setting. Two six week sessions are offered. Each is limited to 16 participants. The first night is an introductory session. Monday nights beginning on September 21 @ 7-8:30 pm Tuesday nights beginning September 22 @ 7-8:30 pm…