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Genesis Book Group – April

Genesis Book Group will meet Thursday April 18, 7 pm. Our meeting will be held in the Gathering Place on the lower floor of Genesis. Our April selection is “The Cove” by NC author Ron Rash. Set deep in the Appalachian mountains of NC, “The Cove” is the story of Laurel, a lonely young woman vilified by her community, and Walter, the mute stranger who appears out of nowhere.  Books are available to borrow from the adult book kit bag located in…

Genesis Book Group – March

Genesis Book Group willl meet on WEDNESDAY March 20 @ 7 p.m. This is a one time only deviation from our regular Thursday night meetings. Our meeting will be held in the Gathering Place on the lower floor of Genesis. Our March book is “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng, a gripping story of how a picture perfect family is upended by an enigmatic mother and daughter. A story of secrets held and the weight they carry. Named a best book of…

Genesis Book Group – January

The next Genesis Book Group meeting will be Thursday, January 18 at 7 pm in the Gathering Place at Genesis. Our January selection is Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. Dave Eggers in his New York Times Review has this to say: “Riveting…Grann has proved himself a master of spinning delicious, many-layered mysteries that also happen to be true…” Books are available to borrow from the library book kit located in the Koinonia Place. We look forward to seeing you!

Calling for Christmas Shop Donations and Volunteers

Genesis’ largest outreach of the season is coming on December 1 & 2nd! The Kingswood Family Christmas Shop helps families identified by the Kingswood staff with Christmas gifts, clothing and gift cards so that they may enjoy a memorable Christmas. Here is how you can get involved: TOY DONATIONS There are several items still needed. Check the link below and give generously! Bring donations to Genesis UMC by November 26. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0A4AABA62B0-kingswood#/ CHRISTMAS SHOP HELPERS It is time to sign up…

Invitation to Membership

We will be receiving new members during our upcoming worship services.  If you had previously indicated a desire to join or to transfer your membership, and you would like to be included in those becoming part of the Genesis community, please contact Pastor Shawn at sblackwelder@genesis-umc.org or call the church office. Also contact us if you have never been baptized and you would like to be, or if you would like to have your child baptized.  We would love to arrange that…

All Saints Day: November 1

Those to glory gone All Saints Day is an opportunity to give thanks for those who have gone before us in the faith. It is a time to celebrate our history, what United Methodists call the tradition of the church. From the early days of Christianity, there is a sense that the Church consists of not only all living believers, but also all who have gone before us. For example, in Hebrews 12 the author encourages Christians to remember that a “great…

“Before Amen” with the Seekers

The Seekers Christian education class will begin a 4 week video study of Before Amen by Max Lucado on Sunday September 10th. We meet at 10:00 a.m. in classroom #033 on the lower level of Genesis UMC. All adults are welcome! The class is led by Anthony Caronna, seekers@genesis-umc.org Before Amen, a RightNow Media video study by Max Lucado We all pray . . . some. We pray to stay sober, centered, or solvent. When the lump is deemed malignant.…

Genesis Book Group – August 2023

Our 2023-2024 Genesis Book Group kickoff meeting is Thursday, August 17 at 7pm in the Gathering Place located on the lower floor of Genesis. Please join us for light refreshments, a little trivia (with prize!) and some brainstorming about books we’d like to read during our 2023/24 reading season. AND we will be handing out books (TBD!) for our September meeting. Of course, we want to hear all about what you did on your summer vacation, fabulous adventures and any…
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Seekers Begin The Book of Romans

The Seekers Christian education class will begin an 11 week video study of The Book of Romans: Part 1 by J.D. Greear on Sunday June 4. We meet at 10:00 a.m. in classroom #033 on the lower level of Genesis UMC. All adults are welcome! The Book of Romans: Part 1, a RightNow Media video study by J.D. Greear The book of Romans is considered by many to be one of the most important books ever written on the Christian…
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July Prayer Calendar

The prayer calendar offers an opportunity to pray together daily. Add these prayer requests to your daily devotions. Genesis Prays will meet on July 27 via Zoom to pray for mission work with Genesis’ Community Partners. Join us on zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85630462278?pwd=SHMyVFVQV1Jhb0hKT1VwUUl2Rnh0UT09 Contact genesisprays@genesis-umc.org for more information. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your…

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.
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“More To Your Story” by Max Lucado

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 lift@genesis-umc.org. Lift has a new study beginning on June 14 and we would love to welcome you! June 14 – July 26:  More To Your Story by Max Lucado Your life is a narrative written by God. Carpools and car crashes. Job changes and joint custody. Life can feel overwhelming and inconsequential…
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June Prayer Calendar

The prayer calendar offers an opportunity to pray together daily. Add these prayer requests to your daily devotions. Genesis Prays will meet on June 22 via Zoom to pray for Intergenerational Relationships. Join us on zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85630462278?pwd=SHMyVFVQV1Jhb0hKT1VwUUl2Rnh0UT09 Contact genesisprays@genesis-umc.org for more information. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds…
selective focus photo of yellow flowers in bloom

“More To Your Story” by Max Lucado

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 lift@genesis-umc.org. Lift has a new study beginning on June 14 and we would love to welcome you! June 14 – July 26:  More To Your Story by Max Lucado Your life is a narrative written by God. Carpools and car crashes. Job changes and joint custody. Life can feel overwhelming and inconsequential…
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May Prayer Calendar

The prayer calendar offers an opportunity to pray together daily. Add these prayer requests to your daily devotions. Genesis Prays will meet on May 11th and 25th via Zoom to pray for Genesis Youth and Children’s Ministries, including 2022 high school and college graduates. Contact genesisprays@genesis-umc.org for the link. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding,…