Weekly Update – Apr. 1, 2018

Weekly Update – Apr. 1, 2018

THIS SUNDAY @ ASBURY
Sermon Preview: “Fresh Power!”
John 20:1-18
Tom Newman, Lead Pastor


WORSHIP

Easter Worship Services

6:30 AM – Easter Sunrise Service

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.

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

thank youThank You for Volunteering at Saturday’s Meal Packaging Event!

We did it! Approximately 180 volunteers helped Rise Against Hunger package 59,832 meals for children and families around the world, and we are incredibly grateful. Thank you for volunteering your valuable time with us.

From sustainable community development projects to nourishing lives through nutritious meals, Rise Against Hunger strives to build resilience and self-sufficiency in the communities where we work. Your time and support are key to achieving this mission.

On May 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM (immediately following our combined service at 10:00 AM), we will host the second half of this initiative to reach our one million meal mark! We will be doing the same exact thing as this Saturday right here at Asbury Church! If you are inspired by this movement to fight world hunger and want to participate, plan to join us in May for this awesome opportunity!

Scouting – Venturing Crew Coming to Asbury

We are excited to announce the formation of a Venturing Crew at Asbury.  Venturing is a co-ed Scouting program for youth 14-20 that focuses on Adventure, Leadership, Personal Growth and Service.  Female and Male Venturing Scouts will have the opportunity to camp, participate in high adventure activities like whitewater rafting and experience personal growth through leadership development and public service. In order to make this crew a reality, we need leaders.  Specifically, we need adult females (21+) that are interested in engaging with youth in both indoor and outdoor settings. Meetings are expected to be twice a month on Tuesday nights, and we anticipate 3-4 outings a year. Please contact Edmon Jones at nejones3@hotmail.com if you are interested in being a Venturing Leader.

NEWS AND NOTES

Holy Week Schedule

The complete schedule can be found by clicking here.

  • Maundy Thursday – March 29 – 6:30 PM in the South Building
  • Good Friday – March 30 – 6:30 PM in the North Building
  • Easter Sunday – April 1 ***Please bring fresh flowers to place on the cross in the courtyard.***
    • 6:30 AM – Sunrise Service led by our Youth Ministry in the Amphitheater (click here to see a special invitation). You are welcome to bring lawn chairs.
    • 9:30 AM  – Contemporary Service in the North Building
    • Easter Egg Hunt following the 9:30 Service
    • 11:00 AM – Traditional Service in the South Building

Monthly First Sunday Prayer – April 1 @ 5:00 PM

Come worship and praise our risen Lord on Easter Sunday! He has done great things for us and it is our desire to walk prayerfully and obediently with Him as we grow into His plan for us. Prayer time will begin at 5:00 PM in Asbury South’s Sanctuary.

Asbury Preschool is Hiring a Business Manager/Office Assistantwe are hiring

If you have strong bookkeeping experience and can work well with our parents, staff, and students, please visit our Employment page for a complete job description and information on how to submit your resume.

Lay Servant Ministry Session Hosted by Asbury Churchlay servant ministries

We will be hosting the next Lay Servant Ministry session on Saturday, April 7, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The cost is $30 and registration will end on Friday, April 6 at 1:00 PM. To see what courses are being offered and to register, click here.


LOOKING AHEAD

Mar. 29 – Maundy Thursday Service @ 6:30 PM
Mar. 30 – Good Friday Service @ 6:30 PM
Apr. 1 – Easter Sunday – 6:30 AM | 9:30 AM | 11:00 AM
April 2 – Church Office Closed (Easter Monday)
April 29 – Family Ministry Sunday
May 13 – Mother’s Day/Confirmation
May 20 – Combined Service @ 10:00 AM; Rise Against Hunger Packing Event #2 @ 11:00 AM
June 6 – Discovering Asbury
June 17 – Father’s Day
June 24 – Baptism & Membership Sunday
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