Weekly Update – Jan. 13, 2019

Weekly Update – Jan. 13, 2019

Sermon Preview: “This is My Year: Connections That Count!”
Luke 6:12-19
Tom Newman, Lead Pastor


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 & PreschoolNoah’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.


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

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


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.
Go Now is Coming in February!
If you are searching for service opportunities in the Raleigh area and at Asbury, then February is going to be the best month ever!! We will be digging in and getting involved in short term and long term projects and will need your help! All the details and chances to sign up will be sent out next week! Until then, get excited and start gathering up your tribe (family, friends, co-workers, etc.)!! Use #gonow2019 to help spread the word…


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. RSVP by Monday, January 14…visit our Membership page.
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.
JOY Group Meeting Thursday, January 17 @ 11AM – Asbury North
It’s BINGO time!! Come join the best senior group in Raleigh! We plan to have a great time this Thursday at our monthly group meeting! We will serve lunch at our usual cost of just $6 per person. Put on your lucky BINGO hats and meet us in the North Building, Room 307/308! See you there!
Are you interested in Asbury Preschool?
Enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year will be starting for Asbury Church members on Tuesday, January 29th.  To get more information and/or to arrange a tour, email Stephanie Tarrats or give her a call at (919) 846-4773.


Jan. 16 – Discovering Asbury @ 6:30 PM
Jan. 20 – GroupLink (after both services)
Jan. 21 – Office Closed
Jan. 26 – Backpack Buddies @ 10 AM
Jan. 27 – Baptism & Membership Sunday
Feb. 1-3 – DASH Ski Trip
Feb. 3 – Scout Sunday
Feb. 9 – Blood Drive
Stay up to date with our Events Calendar and never miss an Asbury Church event!

 Thank you for staying connected with us!