Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry

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…

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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Super Bowl SOUP Collection

Genesis Unleashed Youth are serving the Cary community once again. Unleashed is sponsoring a Super Bowl Soup Collection to benefit the Dorcas Food Pantry! From now through February 13, bring cans of soup to Genesis UMC and place them in the cart in our new HUGE Gathering Hall! The cart will be marked, and located near the front entry. Let’s keep our neighbors well fed and warm with lots of soup this winter!
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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.

Trunk or Treat Rescheduled

Trunk or Treat Scavenger Hunt has been rescheduled for Sunday November 1 at 4 pm. Come to the Genesis parking lot for a map and return with you stamped card for a surprise!

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat! Sunday October 25th at 4 pm. Bring your preschool thru 5th grade children for a social distant Trunk or Treat in our parking lot. Mark your calendar!

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat! Sunday October 25th at 4 pm. Bring your preschool thru 5th grade children for a social distant Trunk or Treat in our parking lot. Mark your calendar!

Genesis Youth @ Home

Genesis Youth have several opportunities to stay connected during this time apart. Contact for information if you would like to join our virtual activities! Sunday Christian Education – Youth receive a link each week to a Bible project to do at home. Youth also stay connected via our private facebook group and instagram scripture posts.

Shoes 4 Miles Collection

Josh Gibbs collected 387 pairs of shoes for his Shoes 4 Miles non profit. Genesis Unleashed youth spent one evening tying off pairs of shoes, spraying them with disinfectant, and bagging them for Josh to deliver to Soles 4 Souls warehouses in Richmond, VA where they will be shipped to people in need around the world.

Unleashed Youth February News

We have already begun 2020 with two mission nights! For one of those missions we combined a need with a love – we bought underwear and socks for A Note in the Pocket, a non profit that helps clothe kids in need in Wake County with a Target run! We had 37 students, divided into teams, head out with money to go and buy as much as they could with their budget. We had teams at 4 different Targets and…

Youth Wrap Up the Year

Unleashed Youth have been very busy over the last 2 months. We hosted a wonderful Trunk or Treat on Oct 27th. We had over 70 kids show up and there were more than 12 trunks available to entertain them! We had a number of our Preschool families attend and there were several families from our community who braved the yucky weather to get some treats. A big thanks to all who participated to make it a great evening! We had…

Trunk or Treat

Sunday September 27, 2019 5:30-6:30 pm Join us for food, trunks, treats and giant inflatables!


Raptors, Saturday October 12 @ Genesis UMC drop in anytime between 10 AM—12 PM For ALL AGES.  This event is NOT TO BE MISSED!  Steve Stone,  a licensed rehabilitator with the The American Wildlife Refuge, will visit Genesis on Saturday October 12th from 10 AM-12 PM.  AWRefuge is a volunteer organization that helps rescue birds of prey, rehabilitate injured raptors,  release rehabilitated birds, provide a refuge for unrelease-able birds, and educate the public about wild raptors in the Raleigh, NC…

Unleashed – October

This September was our “Getting back to normal” month. We had a parent information meeting on September 8th and ejoyed great conversation and delicious Kona Ice! We are really looking forward to having everyone back and adding new 6th graders! Our Middle School end of summer event was held at Triangle Rock Club. We had a great time climbing and enjoying pizza as we reconnected after our summer vacations. Thanks to Lucas Parker for helping us put on this very…