Weekly Update – Feb. 18, 2018

Weekly Update – Feb. 18, 2018

THIS SUNDAY @ ASBURY
Sermon Preview: “Bank It!”
Genesis 9:8-17
Tom Newman, Lead Pastor


WORSHIP

Worship Services

9:30 AM – Contemporary Service

11:00 AM – Traditional Service

Classes

LiveIt! Classes for Grades K-5 – 9:30 AM in Asbury South (First time guests can pre-register their children here)

Noah’s Ark Adult Class – 9:45 AM in Asbury South, Room 100

Sunday Kid’s Ministry – Nursery and Preschool

Parents and youth partner with our nursery staff to provide a safe and nurturing experience for our birth – 3 year olds. The nursery is available for our 9:30 am and 11:00 am services.  During the 9:30 am service, we provide a classroom experience filled with activities and a story for our 3-5 year olds. (First time guests can pre-register their children here)

Prayer after 9:30 AM Service

If you would like prayer after the 9:30 AM service, a caring individual in room 302 will be waiting to pray with you.

Asbury Care Team (ACT)care team

ACT is here to confidentially serve our church community under the leadership of our Lead Pastor, for general or specific life issues such as grief/loss, unemployment, illness, and life changes. To learn more and meet our Care Team members, click here.


GROUPS

LifeGroups

Creating Community

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 or contact Sharon Hensley.
Kids

Asbury Kid’s Ministry

LiveIt! is our Sunday environment for K-5th grade from 9:30-10:30am. 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 .
The virtue for February is: Kindness – Showing others they are valuable by how you treat them

Asbury Student MinistryStudents

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.

SERVICE

Backpack Buddies Meal Packing Eventbackpack

Our next meal packing event is scheduled for next Saturday, February 24 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! For questions, contact Crista!

first respondersCalling All First Responders and EMS Professionals!

Our safety team would like to speak to law enforcement officers, fire fighters, doctors, nurses, and emergency medical service providers. Reach out using the blue Connect card or email Alicia Petty.

Family of Wake Promise Service Opportunity – Volunteers Needed – March 2018

Family Promise guests are coming to Asbury North starting Sunday, March 11 and this will be a great opportunity for you to be of service to others within our community. We will need:

  • A set-up team on the morning of Sunday 3/11
  • Drivers, sleepers, dinner and social teams – each day from 3/11-3/18
  • A tear-down team on Sunday 3/18

Sign up here! Thank you in advance for your support!


NEWS AND NOTES

New Blog Postnewblogpost

Almost every week, someone within our church administration (and maybe within our community) will share life nuggets with us and be a source of knowledge and inspiration through their stories! Be sure to check them out every week (usually Mondays) on our Church Blog. This week, our Communications Specialist, Alicia Petty, shares her experience as she ventures out to learn more about responding to questions about ashes on Ash Wednesday! Check it out!!

Asbury North Renovations Happening Now – Paul Mosier’s Challenge

Last week, we started the next phase of our renovation plans. As you notice some changes in the North Building, please take a moment to read the signage display in the lobby (also included to the left).  So, please excuse the mess as we work to update our facilities!

 

Discovering Asbury – Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – 6 PMdiscover asbury

Here at Asbury Church, attendance at our Discovering Asbury class is a requirement for membership. Our next class will be on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Dinner will be served at 6:00 PM and childcare will be provided. RSVP by clicking here.   Our next Baptism and Membership Sunday will be March 25, 2018.

Worship Night 2018worship night

Join us Wednesday, February 21 at 7:00 PM for a night of worship featuring Brothers McClurg, our very own Worship Director, Kevin Michael Thompson, and special guest, Ian Zumback.  Grab your friends and family and join us for a special midweek night of song!

Gratitude Gatheringgratitude gathering

To show our appreciation, you’re invited to attend Asbury’s  Gratitude Gathering as we celebrate all that God has done through you and Asbury in 2017 and look ahead to 2018. Join us on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the North Building. Please RSVP by Monday, Feb. 26 by clicking here or contacting Paula Jones at 919-847-2818, ext. 229. Dessert and drinks will be served. Childcare will be available upon request.

Christian Book Drive

A book drive for Christian Library International will be held at Asbury during the month of February. CLI only ships Christian books, Bible studies, and Bibles to over 1,600 prisons. Donations should be placed in labeled boxes found in each lobby.

Friday Night Support Group 

Do you have someone in your life that has a Substance Use Disorder? Are you struggling with this alone? Well, now you don’t have to.  Asbury Church, a confidential and safe place for all participants, hosts a weekly support group every Friday at 7 PM. Registration (not required) and contact information can be found here.


LOOKING AHEAD

Feb. 21 – Worship Night
Feb. 24 – Backpack Buddies
Mar. 1 – Gratitude Gathering @ 6:30 PM
Mar. 7 – Discovering Asbury @ 6:00 PM
Mar. 11 – 18 – Family Promise
Mar. 25 – Palm Sunday; Baptism & Membership Sunday

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