Missions

Missions

Love Neighbor, Bring Hope

Assist with home repairs or build homes with Habitat for Humanity on the next Genesis Down East Relief trip – Saturday March 20. Bring your tools, lunch and water. Join our email list for details of our schedule and work assignment. Contact downeast@genesis-umc.org

Mission Needs & Lenten Challenge

Genesis Missions Lenten Challenge! While Lent may look different for us this year, we still have an opportunity to come together as a church family and serve our neighbors. Now more than ever before, many in our community are struggling to make ends meet. Dorcas Ministries Food Pantry needs our donations. The Mission team is challenging each of us to donate 40 food items to the pantry between now and Easter Sunday.  How can our family help?  Purchase the items…

40 Days of Lent, 40 Items to Donate

While Lent may look different for us this year, we still have an opportunity to come together as a church family and serve our neighbors. Now more than ever before, many in our community are struggling to make ends meet. Dorcas Ministries Food Pantry needs our donations. The Mission team is challenging each of us to donate 40 food items to the pantry between now and Easter Sunday.  How can our family help?  Purchase the items during regular grocery shopping,…

Down East Mission

Join us on the next Down East Relief trip Saturday February 20. Assist with home repairs or build homes with Habitat for Humanity. Bring your tools, lunch and water. To be added to our email list and for further details of our schedule and work assignment, email downeast@genesis-umc.org

Dorcas Food Pantry

Genesis UMC volunteers work in the Dorcas Food Pantry on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of each month, enabling the pantry to be open on Saturdays. Consider volunteering once or twice a month. You will work in the pantry with 2-3 others to sort food and greet shoppers. Shoppers do not enter the pantry. Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f49acaa23a57-saturday . Questions? Contact Miss Inglis, dorcaspantry@genesis-umc.org.

Methodist Build Update

Each fall season, Genesis joins forces with other Methodist Churches to provide families with a Habitat for Humanity home they can proudly call their own. Rev. Christina Parrish, Faith Relations Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, gives us an update on the 2020 Methodist Build Home in Raleigh. Don’t miss the photos below! Hello Methodist faith coalition,A lot has happened since my last update!  The house is sheet rocked and is currently being trimmed out (flooring, fixtures, etc.).  The…

2020 Genesis Missions Review

2020 was a challenge, but thanks to your generosity, we rose up to meet it. Here is a small overview of some of the many ways we loved on others this year because of your time, gifts and service!

Down East Mission

Join us on the next Down East Relief trip Saturday December 19. Assist with home repairs or build homes with Habitat for Humanity. To be added to our email list and for further details of our schedule and work assignment, email downeast@genesis-umc.org

Call to Serve: Fall Mission Trip

Calling all able bodied person’s to participate in this fall’s disaster recovery mission trip! Why participate? To lift God’s name on high. Loving and serving others points them to Christ! Join us Sunday, October 25th through Friday, October 30th, as Genesis’ mission team travels to Washington, NC to assist in recovery from hurricanes that have impacted the area over several years. All able bodied persons who can handle a tool are invited. We will work out of the Washington Center…

Dorcas Food Pantry

Volunteers Needed!  Genesis UMC volunteers work in the Dorcas Food Pantry on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of each month, enabling the pantry to be open on Saturdays. Consider volunteering once or twice a month. You will work in the pantry with 2-3 others to sort food and greet shoppers. Shoppers do not enter the pantry. Dorcas has prepared a 12 minute video below that shows responsibilities of a volunteer and safety measures in place during the pandemic. Sign up…

Chatham Commons Pen Pals

Write a note or card to your Chatham Commons pen pal once a month to encourage them! Any age may participate. Once you sign up, you will be assigned a name. Genesis UMC loves others at Chatham Commons as one of our local missions. Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0F49ACAA23A57-chatham. Questions? Contact our mission leaders at missions@genesis-umc.org.

Call to Serve: Fall Mission Trip

Calling all able bodied person’s to participate in this fall’s disaster recovery mission trip! Why participate? To lift God’s name on high. Loving and serving others points them to Christ! Join us Sunday, October 25th through Friday, October 30th, as Genesis’ mission team travels to Washington, NC to assist in recovery from hurricanes that have impacted the area over several years. All able bodied persons who can handle a tool are invited. We will work out of the Washington Center…

Hats for Duke / Port Pillows for Rex

Genesis’ Hats for Duke mission cuts and sews hats for Duke and port pillows for Rex hospitals for their patients undergoing Chemotherapy.  In March the representative for the Duke Hospital Cancer Patient Support Program said that, during the current pandemic, we could not deliver the hats we had ready. We were therefore inactive for two months – that is – all except for our wonderful senior home sewer Charline Emens,  who immediately requested a supply of materials and to date…

Project Agape

Genesis delivered 20 boxes to UMCOR in Goldsboro to be sent to Project Agape, a Methodist mission in Armenia.  These boxes will be distributed in the winter to children who are served by this mission partner as an extension of God’s love for them.  This year the United Methodist Conference asked for churches to send fewer boxes and to instead send a financial gift. This mission is underfunded due to a decline in donations.  Genesis UMC is sending a gift…

Call to Serve: Fall Mission Trip

Calling all able bodied person’s to participate in this fall’s disaster recovery mission trip! Why participate? To lift God’s name on high. Loving and serving others points them to Christ! Join us Sunday, October 25th through Friday, October 30th, as Genesis’ mission team travels to Washington, NC to assist in recovery from hurricanes that have impacted the area over several years. All able bodied persons who can handle a tool are invited. We will work out of the Washington Center…

Missions Update

Greetings Genesis Church Family, While the pandemic has prevented us from meeting in person, the Mission efforts at Genesis have been able to continue thanks to your generosity in giving. The Mission Advisory Team wanted to send you an update on what our church has been doing in our community since our last update at the end of April.  We know that many of you have been loving on the community through your small groups and other mission opportunities, but…