The Ark – May 4, 2022

The Ark – May 4, 2022

May is the UMC Month of the Christian Home.  The theme for 2022 is Families Called to Peace. As parents, this is a month to focus on discipling your children and youth. Show your children how to spend time with their heavenly Father every day. As a family, start a practice of reading a devotional together every day. Family Devotional Resources can be found at by searching “2022 Christian Home.”

Prime Time Walkers meet Wednesdays @ 2 pm in the parking lot of Bond Park Senior Center. Let Diane Garinger know you are coming. Summer Months: Prime time walkers will not meet the months of June, July and August due to the summer heat. Stay tuned for more activities with Primetimers!

Second Sunday Singles for single adults of all ages meets Sunday May 8 @ 12:15 pm at PDQ, and Sunday June 12 at Mellow Mushroom.

Genesis Prays meets Wed. May 11 @ 7 pm via zoom to pray for Genesis Youth Ministries, and Wed. May 25 to pray for Children’s Ministries. Meeting ID: 856 3046 2278 Passcode: 915798. Genesis Prays will meet once a month in June, July and August.

Synced Marriage Life Group meets Thurs. May 12 and June 9 @ 7 pm at Genesis. On May 12th, we’ll make “Bouquets of Kindness” and play Couples Cornhole.

Genesis Book Group meets Thursday, May 19 at 7 pm at Genesis. Pick up a copy of “Where’d You Go Bernadette?“ by Maria Semple from the bag in the Koinonia Place and join us. Book Group will not meet in June and July. Our next meeting will be August 17.

Hands of Hope begins “The Power of Knowing God” video series by Tony Evans on Sunday May 22 @ 10 am in room 105.

Recycle the Unrecyclable.  1 – Collect specific Swiffer, Colgate, BIC, Brita, Burt’s Bee’s & Febreeze items. 2- Place in designated collection box @ Genesis. More info at

Down East Mission team will Love Our Neighbors in the Goldsboro area on Sat. May 21 and June 18 by repairing / building homes. Contact Julio Alvarez for more information,

Show God’s love to our community by serving in the Dorcas Food Pantry with members of Genesis UMC . Sign up on the first, third or fifth Saturdays for one or more shifts. Training is provided. Sign up:

Unleashed Youth Family Cookout is Sunday May 22 @ 5 pm.

Genesis Christian Preschoolers Graduation is May 26 & 27. May God bless their life journey. Thank you to all our dedicated teachers and staff!

Genesis welcomes guest preacher Rev. Alta Whitt to the pulpit on Sunday May 29 at 9:00 and 11:10 a.m.

High School Graduate dinner will be held on Sunday June 5.

Bible Buddy

Kids Bible Buddy Festival On June 5th, come adopt your Bible Buddy. Nurture your buddy by reading him/her 60 Summer Bible stories. Check them off your list and bring your list back to church at the end of the summer. We’ll celebrate with an ice cream party.

Our next Communion Sundays are June 12 & July 31. Sign up to serve as a communion steward:

Faith Tertulia begins ““How the Bible Came to Be” on Wednesday, June 15 @ 7 pm via zoom. Contact Gonzalo Mariano,

Genesis Youth will be attending Student Life Mission Camp June 27-31. Pray for the safety of the youth and adults traveling with them.

Sunday July 3, 2022. Genesis will have one service at 11:10 a.m. No Christian Education classes.

Across the Ages Missional Sundays July 10-31 @ 10:00-10:50 a.m. On Sundays in July, all ages of the congregation will come together to serve our community partners. Together, we will do missional projects in the Koinonia Place. Watch for further information.