THIS SUNDAY @ ASBURY
What Happy Couples Know: Nothing!
Ephesians 4:25 – 5:2
Tom Newman, Lead Pastor
Contemporary Service (North Building)
Traditional Service (South Building)
Does it ever seem like every couple around you has it all together, while you can’t even agree on what’s for dinner? Wanna know the secret? Come on out every Sunday in February as we talk through the sermon series “What Happy Couples Know.”
Join us for a Q & A session each Sunday at 5:00 PM in Room 100. Enjoy chatting about this Sunday’s sermon in a safe and informal session with Pastor Tom.
The Asbury Care Team (ACT) is here to care for you, under the leadership of our Lead Pastor, for general or specific life issues such as grief, illness, and life changes. For assistance and to meet our Care Team members, please visit our Care Team page.
Women of Faith: Applying Biblical Principles as We Face Everyday Challenges
Thursdays from Jan 9 – Mar 5,
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM, Asbury North Room 301.
An 8 week facilitated discussion series for women. Led by Janet Bickel, this multi-generational group is an uplifting dive into Scripture. Join us! Questions? Email Janet at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LifeGroups are made up of 8-12 people meeting, often in homes, to form friendships, talk about faith and the Bible, have social times and do service projects. People are at different stages of life and faith-creating diverse and relaxed environments. Click here to learn more.
Nursery – 5th Grade
LiveIt! is our Sunday environment for K-5th grade from 9:30 -10:30 AM. It is a small group experience with a large group component where a host and storyteller make the Bible come alive and help children apply biblical principles to everyday life. Click here to learn more or contact Crista McKenzie.
Middle School – High School
A fun, exciting place to do life together for our tweens and teens! Large group worship, small study groups, service projects, and retreats. Life change, deep friendships, and spiritual formation happen at 412 and DASH. Click here to learn more or contact Andy Mannes.
Family Promise March 1 – 7
Once again in 2020 Asbury continues its tradition of opening its doors to homeless families four times a year through Family Promise of Wake County. We need volunteers in a variety of areas. See asburyraleigh.org for more information.
Do You Have the Gift of Hospitality? We need you!
We’re looking for a few folks who are looking to take the next step and get connected!
Volunteers are needed to help with Sunday morning snacks,
coffee, greeters, church office and Family Promise. Meet new people!
Serve! Have fun! To find out more; contact Cathey McClelland.
NEWS & NOTES
We celebrate new Memberships, Baptisms, and Births
Welcome to our new member Alison Boegel. We welcome Mason Finnicum, and Maya Traversari received in baptism.
A cross has been placed on the altar in honor of Grace Collins Hendrickson, daughter of Sarah and Dave Hendrickson born on January 13.
Welcome, Jenifer Swindell, Director of Communications & LifeGroups!
We’re excited for Jenifer to join our staff on Feb 3. As a Deacon, Jen brings more than ten years of experience utilizing relationships, experiential learning and technology to bring the Gospel to everyday life. Jenifer is looking forward to connecting with Asbury, especially our LifeGroups. There will be a special called Charge Conference on Feb 17 at 6:30 pm to approve her status with Asbury
Asbury Preschool Registration Opens Jan 28
Have littles that you want to learn about God and be prepared for Kindergarten? The Asbury Preschool expertly combines learning and structured play for students ages 16 months to 5 years old in a fun, safe and nurturing environment.
Our preschool operates Monday-Friday and is a caring place where your child will thrive as they develop socially, spiritually, physically, and in academic readiness in a developmentally appropriate environment. Our Preschoolers also attend a Chapel Service, which offers a FUN environment for them to learn about God on their level.
The Asbury Preschool has 5 stars and NAEYC accreditation too! Registration opens to Asbury Church members on Jan 28. For details contact Stephanie Tarrats at 919-846-4773.
Breakfast with the Board Begins Feb 2
Curious to learn more about the Asbury Leadership Board? Representatives from the Leadership Board will be available between services on the first Sunday of each month. Find them in both lobby areas (anywhere coffee is served).
Confirmation Classes Begin Feb 9, 4:00 PM
If you missed the Confirmation Class Interest Meeting, but don’t want your child to miss out on this life-changing experience, just contact Michelle Keown. Classes are open to youth grades 5 and up. Classes begin Feb 9 and go through May 3. The following Sunday, May 10 is Membership & Baptism Sunday.
Parent Chat – Feb 9, 6:00 PM
Join us for a facilitated discussion led by Michelle Keown with parents of students on the issues that impact our youth and the family today. The topic for this session is “Tech and Your Family.” Asbury South Room 100.