Weekly Update – Feb. 25, 2018

Weekly Update – Feb. 25, 2018

Sermon Preview: “Right Mind”
Mark 8:31-38
Tom Newman, Lead Pastor


Worship Services

9:30 AM – Contemporary Service

11:00 AM – Traditional Service


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.



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.

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.


Help Us Work Towards Our Goal of Packaging 1,000,000 Meals

We need 200+ volunteers on Saturday, March 24 at 10 AM to help us with packing 60,000 meals with Rise Against Hunger. This will be Part 1 of 2 events (the next one will be on May 20) and will be held at the warehouse. Please register at bit.ly/acmillionmeals  (required).  This is a perfect service opportunity for the whole family (ages 4+), co-workers, and anyone else you can invite! Asbury, we can do it!!!!

Backpack Buddies Meal Packing Eventbackpack

Our next meal packing event is scheduled for THIS 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!

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!


Memorial Service for Asbury Church member, Richard Wittebornrichard witteborn

The memorial service for our member, Richard Witteborn, will be held this Saturday, February 24 at 1:00 PM here in the South Building of Asbury Church. Please join us as we celebrate his life through a unique hymn-inspired service.

New Blog Postdont miss out

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 Youth Pastor, Andy Mannes, encourages us to “Don’t Miss Out” on what God has planned for you by using excuse after excuse! Check it out!!

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.

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.

1st Sunday Prayer Meeting – March 4 at 5:30 PM, Asbury South

For March, we will focus on the call to “take up the cross” and follow Jesus with a spirit of obedience and gratitude. We’ll meet you in the Sanctuary!

Christian Book Drive 

This is the last Sunday to drop off your books!  Donations should be placed in labeled boxes found in each lobby.


Feb. 24 – Backpack Buddies
Mar. 1 – Gratitude Gathering @ 6:30 PM
Mar. 7 – Discovering Asbury @ 6:00 PM
Mar. 11 – 18 – Family Promise
Mar. 24 – RAH Meal Packing Event #1 @ 10 AM
Mar. 25 – Palm Sunday; Baptism & Membership Sunday
Mar. 29 – Maundy Thursday Service @ 6:30 PM
Mar. 30 – Good Friday Service @ 6:30 PM
Apr. 1 – Easter Sunday
May 20 – Combined Service; Rise Against Hunger Packing Event #2

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