Missions

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A second mission to Honduras

by Carol Frey

Genesis’ partner in Honduras, Rev. Glen Evans of Arlington, VA, will be at church on Sunday, Oct. 8 to worship with us and talk about the second school he has started: Honduras Independence Bilingual School (HIBS)  in the rural town of Quimistan, an hour outside of San Pedro Sula. HIBS students, right, were treated to […]

Fall Disaster Recovery Trip

by Kent Edwards

Disaster Recovery Volunteers; This fall’s disaster recovery mission trip will be held from Saturday, October 28th through November 3rd.  We will return to eastern Washington, NC to help assist in the recovery from Hurricane Matthew. We will work out of the Hannah Cub Scout camp – now called the Washington Center – at 594 Harvey […]

Rise Against Hunger, Sunday September 24

by Jean McCullough

Rise Against Hunger is an international hunger relief organization that distributes food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable, mobilizing the necessary resources to end hunger by 2030. A Hands-on Impact on World Hunger Rise Against Hunger’s meal packaging program coordinates the assembly-line packaging of highly nutritious dehydrated meals comprised of rice, soy, vegetables, […]

Help A Friend

by Genesis UMC

We all know someone, family or friend who has undergone chemotherapy involving hair loss. Help restore some self esteem and comfort by providing free, soft beanie and turban style hats for our friends at Duke cancer center and our local community.  To date, the ladies of Genesis UMC have made 4,262 hats. Come         Tuesday […]

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: 5 Things You Can Do

by Genesis UMC

1. Pray Pray for those whose lives have been impacted by Harvey, for Early Response Teams, disaster coordinators, and the many volunteers who are working tirelessly to provide relief. 2. Make relief kits and volunteer at MERCI The NC Conference Disaster & Response Committee is sending 2,000 flood buckets immediately. Countless more flood buckets and […]

C4C – Congregations for Children

by Nina Gervase

“Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send? And who will go for us? And I said, ‘Here am I. Send me!’” (, NIV) August has brought the start of a new school year for the teachers, staff and students at Kingswood Elementary.  Because of your dedication to our Lord […]

Methodist Build is ready to begin!

by Jeff Cooper

Day One is Saturday, September 16.  All volunteers will meet in the Construction Facility to begin working on the interior and exterior walls of the house. You will get to watch the Habitat Home Owner drive the first nail into their home. Then volunteers will split into 2 groups. 1 group stays to build walls, […]

Fall Mission Trip Information Meeting

by Genesis UMC

Disaster Recovery Volunteers; REMINDER! We will be having an informational meeting on Sunday, September 3rd at 4:00 PM in Room 106 to discuss our plans for the Fall 2017 Disaster recovery Trip.  Please help spread the word about this meeting and our upcoming trip. As of today, we are being asked to return to eastern North […]