Weekly Update – Sept. 9, 2018

Weekly Update – Sept. 9, 2018

Sermon Preview: “Getting Past Your Past: Breaking the Labels That Bind”
2 Corinthian 5:16-21
Tom Newman, Lead Pastor


Service Times
9:30 AM – Contemporary Service
11:00 AM – Traditional Service

september seriesSeptember Preaching Series – Getting Past Your Past
This month, sermons will be given from the series “Getting Past Your Past.” This is a month you won’t want to miss as blessings and breakthroughs are sure to be plentiful! Grab lots of friends and be sure to be here every Sunday or watch on our website or Facebook page.

LiveIt! at 9:30 AM (Grades K-5) | Noah’s Ark Adult Class at 9:45 AM | Nursery & Preschool

***THIS SUNDAY IS MOVE UP & BIBLE PROMOTION SUNDAY. Toddlers through 5th grade will “move up” and Kindergartners and 3rd Graders will receive their Bibles during the 9:30 AM service.***

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)
To learn more and meet our Care Team members, click here.


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

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


Lynn Road School Supply Collection – ENDS THIS SUNDAY,  September 9, 2018
Just a few days left! Bring your donations to the boxes in either lobby! Thank you so much for your support! 

Want to Serve with Asbury Church? We’ve got opportunities!
By volunteering to serve through our programs such as Family Promise or Habitat for Humanity, every person in the church has the opportunity to serve and to live their calling more faithfully. See below to see where you can get plugged in!

  • Family Promise Volunteers Needed
    We will be hosting Family Promise on September 16-23. Please be in prayer about how you and your family and/or LifeGroup can get plugged in and be of service to these families. Learn more and sign up now by clicking here!
  • Habitat for Humanity/Apostles Build needs lots of loving, helping hands over the next few months!  We will be helping build the next Habitat for Humanity house as part of the Apostles Build beginning on September 29. Visit our Apostles Build page to learn more and sign up.
  • Backpack Buddies Gearing Up for First Meal Packing Event. All hands are needed on deck on Saturday, September 15 at 10 AM in Asbury North. Join us as we pack up food to be distributed in the backpacks of some of our Lynn Road students. Send an email to crista@asburyraleigh.org to let her know you are coming!
  • Got Hospitality? Yes please! Asbury Church is seeking more volunteers to help on Sunday mornings. Interested? Contact Alicia Petty at 919-847-2818 x225 or via email alicia@asburyraleigh.org


Hard Work

New Blog Post – “Hard Work”
As we settle back into our routine after our 3-day Labor Day weekend, it’s always helpful to take a moment to reflect on the meaning of this unique holiday. Paula Green Jones, our Business Administrator, helps us take a look at how our hard work has a true impact on our lives.  Read it here!  #hardwork #asburyraleigh

Our 9:30 AM Contemporary Service – Live on SundaysLive worship
Our 9:30 AM Contemporary Service will now play be able to be viewed directly from our website on Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM. The link can be found at on our homepage or get there directly by visiting asburyraleigh.org/live.

open bibleWomen’s Monday Night Short Term Bible Study
This Monday will begin our next Women’s Monday Night Bible Study with Becky Hurley and Angie McNeil. We will study Beth Moore’s “Entrusted”. Join us at 7:00 PM in Asbury North, Room 303. Contact Angie, 919-723-7745 or Becky, 919-250-8167 for details or to register.

JOY Group Resumes Monthly Meetings – September 20
What is JOY Group? A vibrant group of men and women 55+ years who may be “retired,” but we never retire from learning or having fun. Join us at 11:00 AM every 3rd Thursday and bring a guest! This month, we will be offering flu shots provided by a CVS pharmacist. Don’t forget your insurance card!

Church Office Closed – September 18-21
The church office will be closed during this time. All staff will be at the Seedbed/New Room Conference. If you need assistance during that time, please be sure to email the staff member directly or send a message through our Contact Us page.


NOW – Sept. 9 – School Supply Collection
Sept. 9 – 412 & DASH resumes/Youth Parent Meeting
Sept. 15 – Backpack Buddies
Sept. 16 – Sept. 23 – Family Promise
Sept. 18 – 21 – Church Office Closed
Sept. 20 – JOY Group Begins (flu shots)
Sept. 30 – “Next”; Family Sunday
Oct. 14 – Operation Christmas Child Begins
Oct. 28  – Falleluia (3pm – 5pm)
Stay up to date with our Events Calendar and never miss an Asbury Church event!

 Thank you for staying connected with us!