Weekly Update – Mar. 11, 2018

Weekly Update – Mar. 11, 2018

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Sermon Preview: “We Want to See Jesus”
John 12:20-33
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!!!!

Asbury Church Welcomes Family Promise Guests March 11 – March 18

Family Promise guests are coming to Asbury Church starting Sunday, March 11 and will be staying in Asbury North for a week. We are looking forward to engaging in meaningful relationships and representing Christ through our service to the families! Please pray for our guests and the many volunteers who will serve in several different capacities this week!


New Blog Post

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, Asbury Preschool Director, Lori Tremper, shares her moving experience when she was presented with a meal while on a mission trip to Haiti! Click here to read “At the Table.”

Commitment Month and Annual Report

You may still place your completed commitment cards in the offering this month. You can also return it to the church office or submit online here. Contact: Paula Jones

Also, 2017 Annual Reports can now be found in the Asbury South lobby.

time changeDon’t Forget DST Begins This Saturday – Set Your Clocks Forward

It’s time to spring forward this weekend!! Don’t forget to set your clocks one hour ahead before you go to bed Saturday night. You won’t want to be late for (or miss) church! If your eyelids are having some trouble staying open, don’t forget to stop by our coffee bar and get you a hot Cup of Joe! Want a little chuckle? Watch as Dwight forgets to set his clock ahead here!

Past Sermons

Missed last week’s message? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. You can always listen to past sermons online right here!

baptism membershipBaptism and Membership Sunday

Our next Baptism and Membership Sunday will be March 25, 2018. Join us as we witness a baptism and welcome our new members!

JOY Group – March 15 @ 11:00 AM – Asbury North

This month’s JOY Group will welcome Mrs. Debbie Kaighn, recently retired Administrator of Transitions Life Care, as our speaker. She is a long-time member of Asbury Church and is Co-Coordinator of our Family Promise Program. Lunch will be served at the usual cost of $6 per person.  We will see you then!

Holy WeekHoly Week Schedule

Holy week begins on Sunday, March 25 and ends on Easter, April 1.  The complete schedule can be found by clicking here.

  • Palm Sunday – March 25 – Services at 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM
  • Maundy Thursday – March 29 – 6:30 PM in South Building
  • Good Friday – March 30 – 6:30 PM in North Building
  • Easter Sunday – April 1 – 6:30 AM (Sunrise) | 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM Service | Easter Egg Hunt after 9:30 AM Service

***On Easter Sunday, please bring fresh flowers to place on the cross in the courtyard.***


Mar. 11 – Daylight Savings Time @ 2:00 AM (Push clocks forward)
Mar. 11 – 18 – Family Promise
Mar. 15 – JOY Group @ 11:00 AM
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

Stay up to date with our Events Calendar and never miss an Asbury Church event!

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At the Table