Missions

Missions

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Mission Needs

Click on a mission to respond to current needs. Local Missions Regional Missions The Carying Place Genesis partners with The Carying Place.  This organization serves the needy in our area by helping them transition from homelessness to independent living. Watch for updates and needs. Dorcas Ministries Food Pantry How can our family help?  What should we purchase? Where do we drop off the food?  Volunteers Needed! Dorcas Ministries is dependent on Genesis UMC Volunteers to keep the food pantry open on…
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Adopt a Teacher

We need 24 families who are willing to adopt a teacher at Kingswood Elementary for the 2022-2023 school year.  You will be asked to send an encouraging note and maybe some treats at least one time a month during the school year.  You may email your teacher, send cards in the mail to the school or drop off gifts at the front desk during the school day.   Kingswood Elementary is Genesis’ Congregations for Children school (C4C) Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805044eaca6238-adopt

Methodist Build Home Dedication

The dedication of the 2021 Habitat for Humanity Methodist Build Home in Cary took place Monday, June 20, 2022. This is the day after Juneteenth. It’s fitting, as there has been an increase in the number of AMEZ, AMEC and AME churches involved. Genesis UMC is one of the proud sponsors of this build. The home is located in Hannah Place, at 125 Trimble Ave in Cary. The Methodist Build brings Raleigh Area Methodist area churches together strengthening relationships while…

Dedication of Methodist Build Home

The dedication of the 2021 Habitat for Humanity Methodist Build Home in Cary will take place on Monday, June 20th @ 6:00 p.m. Genesis UMC is one of the proud sponsors of this build. The dedication will take place in the driveway of 125 Trimble Ave in Cary. Pastor Craig Ham and Jeff Cooper will be speaking. Come, pray for and celebrate with the new home owner.

Down East Mission April 16

Join the Genesis Down East Mission Team this Saturday, April 16 as we travel down East to repair and rebuild homes. Please let Julio Alvarez know if you plan to join them. downeast@genesis-umc.org Work/travel schedule: Work/travel schedule:6:45 AM – Meet at the church parking lot.7:00 AM – Depart from the church parking lot~8:15 AM – Arrive at work location (Depend on travel time)8:15 AM – 12:00PM – Work12:00 PM – 1:00PM – Lunch1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Work2:30 PM…

Hope for Alexis

Update March 29, 2022 Update on Alexis Lopez-Pena. First of all, the family’s finances were fully funded for the year! Thank you to all who donated to help with this.  Alexis came home early from the hospital because Medicaid would not pay for a long hospital stay.  His parents received training on how to take care of him at home and have been doing a great job.  Dad drives Alexis 3 times a week to UNC hospital for testing –…

Down East Mission March 19

Join the Genesis Down East Mission Team this Saturday, March 19 as we travel down East to repair and rebuild homes. Please let Julio Alvarez know if you plan to join them. downeast@genesis-umc.org Work/travel schedule:6:45 AM – Meet at the Genesis church parking lot.7:00 AM – Depart from the church parking lot~8:15 AM – Arrive at work location (Depend on travel time)8:15 AM – 12:00PM – Work12:00 PM – 1:00PM – Lunch1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Work2:30 PM –…

Down East Mission February 19!

Join the Genesis Down East Mission Team this Saturday, February 19 as we travel down East to repair and rebuild homes. Our assignment : Demo and rebuild a deck at an old Habitat home at Mount Olive. Please let Julio Alvarez know if you plan to join them. downeast@genesis-umc.org Work/travel schedule:6:45 AM – Meet at the Genesis church parking lot.7:00 AM – Depart from the church parking lot~8:15 AM – Arrive at work location (Depend on travel time)8:15 AM –…

Genesis Christmas Shop Impact

Hi Genesis families, I wanted to provide you with an update on the Christmas Shop that was held at Genesis in December of 2021. We partnered with our C4C school, Kingswood Elementary, to set up a Christmas Shop for low-income families of Kingswood students where the parents picked out free gifts for their children. With amazing support from the congregation, the Christmas Shop was a huge success, serving 46 families and 110 children. Each child was able to receive multiple…
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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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Love Neighbor at Dorcas Food Pantry

Those in need in our community need YOU to volunteer a few hours each month at the Dorcas Food Pantry.  Genesis Volunteers serve in 2 hour shifts (10 am-12 pm, or 12 pm to 2 pm) in the Dorcas Ministries Food Pantry on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of each month. You can sign up for one or both shifts. The Genesis team works alongside other churches in Cary to keep the pantry open. The sign up link has…

The Christmas Shop

This year, we are doing something a little different for our Christmas giving. We are partnering with our C4C school, Kingswood Elementary, to set up a Christmas Shop for low-income families of Kingswood students. Parents will come to the shop and pick out free gifts for their children. This will make your Christmas giving more personal. This is how you get involved! First, participate in the November toy drive to fill the Christmas shop. The shop will be December 3,4,…
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Love Neighbor at Dorcas Food Pantry

We need YOU to volunteer for a few hours each month at the Dorcas Food Pantry Genesis Volunteers serve in 2 hour shifts (10 am-12 pm, or 12 pm to 2 pm) in the Dorcas Ministries Food Pantry on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of each month. Dorcas Ministries is located at 187 High House Road, Cary NC. The Genesis team works alongside other churches in Cary to keep the pantry open. Genesis core values are to Love God,…
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Love Neighbor at Dorcas Food Pantry

We need YOU to volunteer for a few hours each month at the Dorcas Food Pantry Genesis Volunteers serve in 2 hour shifts (10 am-12 pm, or 12 pm to 2 pm) in the Dorcas Ministries Food Pantry on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of each month. Dorcas Ministries is located at 187 High House Road, Cary NC. The Genesis team works alongside other churches in Cary to keep the pantry open. Genesis core values are to Love God,…
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Adopt a Teacher

Kingswood Elementary is Genesis’ adopted C4C School. Let’s adopt those teachers! Sign up to send cards, treats and prayer through the school year. Adopt a teacher today! Scan the QR code or go to this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSevTjBd5tOv8cjfu0i8c8_Vmk6IR-kh9kPP3xCFtRRv1IAW5g/viewform