Weekly Update – Jan. 6, 2019

Weekly Update – Jan. 6, 2019

THIS SUNDAY @ ASBURY
We are excited to welcome our Capital District’s Superintendent, H. Gray Southern, this Sunday as he delivers our Sunday message. He will be speaking at both services so, when you see him, be sure to extend an Asbury Church welcome!

Welcome our Capital District Superintendent, H. Gray Southern!

COMMUNION SUNDAY
The Lord’s Table is open to all persons who repent of their sins and intend to lead a Christian life. In order to make this experience as inclusive as possible, gluten free bread and unfermented juice are used for our communion elements.


WORSHIP

9:30 AM – Contemporary Service (North Building)
11:00 AM – Traditional Service (South Building)
Sunday Classes
LiveIt! at 9:30 AM (Grades K-5) | Nursery & Preschool| Noah’s Ark Adult Class at 9:45 AM
Pastoral Care
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.

GROUPS

StudentsClick here and check out what our Student Ministry is all about!

KidsVisit our page to learn more about Asbury’s Kids Ministry!


SERVICE

Asbury Community Garden – There are still some spots left!
Half plots are $25/yr and full plots are $50/yr. Gardeners are required to sign contract agreeing to the terms in the contract and donate 50% or more of their garden harvest. Register at tinyurl.com/asburygarden2019.  Email Brenda Roy for questions.
backpackHelp Us Fill Up Bags for Backpack Buddies – January 26 at 10 AM
Our next meal packing event is scheduled for Saturday, January 26 at 10 AM in Asbury North. We will pack backpacks with weekend meals for children from food-insecure homes. This is a GREAT service project for families! Let Crista know if you can volunteer!

NEWS AND NOTES

Giving Envelopes Update – Pick Up at the Churchenvelopes
For those who receive giving envelopes to make your tithes & offerings, your envelopes have arrived! To be good stewards of God’s resources, we did not mail giving envelopes this year. Instead, your 2019 box of giving envelopes are available for pick up in the lobby beginning this Sunday morning. Or, if you prefer, feel free to stop by the church office at your convenience. Thank you for your faithful support and prayers!
New Bible Study – Meets every Sunday in January
”Family on Mission: Integrating Discipleship & Mission into the Everyday Fabric of Our Lives” We will discuss how to be missional in all that we do – at home, work, school, and church. Sundays in January! Classes start on January 6th at 5:30 PM and are an hour long. Meet in the South Sanctuary. No RSVP required. Contact Jeff Severt
New Women’s Short-Term Bible Study on Monday Nights
We are doing a short study called “War Room” and it promises to help us pray more fervently. January 14 – February 25 at 7 PM in the North Building, Room 303. Contact Becky Hurley or Angie McNeill for more info.
Discovering Asbury – Wednesday, January 16 – 6:30 PM
Attendance at Discovering Asbury is a requirement for membership. A light dinner will be served at 6:30 PM and all participants must RSVP. For details and to RSVP, visit our Membership page.
First Sunday Monthly Prayer Meeting, THIS SUNDAY @ 5:30 PM
Join us in the Asbury South Prayer Room as we pray for our community
Mark Your Calendars! GroupLink is coming – January 20 – After Both Services
You are invited to attend our next LifeGroups connection event! You’ll have the opportunity to meet LifeGroup leaders and gather information about group dynamics, meeting times, and locations. This is where you can investigate group life, ask questions, and most importantly – get connected! Meet us on January 20th after either service! Contact: Jeff Severt
Give the Gift of Life and Donate Blood – February 9 – Sign Up Today!Blood Drive
We have partnered up with The Blood Connection again and all successful donors will receive a $10 gift-card to Chick-Fil-A. The drive will be from 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM on February 9, 2019 and you can sign up by clicking here!  Contact Jay Brame with any questions.

LOOKING AHEAD

 Jan. 6 – Monthly Prayer Meeting
Jan. 16 – Discovering Asbury @ 6:30 PM
Jan. 20 – GroupLink
Jan. 21 – Office Closed
Jan. 26 – Backpack Buddies
Jan. 27 – Baptism & Membership Sunday
Feb. 1-3 – DASH Ski Trip
Feb. 3 – Scout Sunday
Feb. 9 – Blood Drive
Feb. 20-25, 2019 – Haiti
Stay up to date with our Events Calendar and never miss an Asbury Church event!

 Thank you for staying connected with us!