Weekly Update – Sept. 16, 2018

Weekly Update – Sept. 16, 2018

Sermon Preview: “Getting Past Your Past: Forgiving Those Who Hurt You”
Matthew 18:21-35
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

Family Sunday, Sept 30 at 9:30 AM Service
Bring the kiddos for our Family Service at 9:30 AM Sunday, Sept 30. We will enjoy a priceless opportunity to worship with your kids in the North Building. There will be no elementary programming that day, but the nursery and preschool will still be available.

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!


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!

  • 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 our rescheduled date of Saturday, October 6 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


New Blog Post – “Wise Choices”
This post is not from one of our staff or church members. And although it appears to address kids, we as adults can learn a thing or two. Read it here!  

Our Taking Your NEXT Step with Asbury? Attend NEXT on Sept. 30 
If you are new to Asbury or looking for next stepsinformation on how to get connected, this is for you! You will meet the staff, learn about our ministry areas and be given the opportunity to sign up for service opportunities. Join us at 10:35 AM in Room 301, Asbury North. This informal gathering will be brief so whether you stay after the 9:30 service or come just before the 11:00 service, we won’t take up much of your time.

Kevin Thompson’s Album Release Celebration: An Evening of Stories and Songs
Join us for an evening of gospel-tinged Americana music as we celebrate the release of Kevin’s new album, Ghosts From Two Towns Over. Kevin will be performing with his band and sharing some of the stories behind his songs. Steve Hartsoe will be opening the evening and joining Kevin on guitar. This is a perfect date night as we will be offering childcare! RSVP at asburyraleigh.org/events

open bibleWomen’s Monday Night Short Term Bible Study
This Monday, September 17, 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.

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.


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. 6 – Backpack Buddies
Oct. 13 – Kevin Thompson Album Release Celebration
Oct. 14 – Nov. 4 – Operation Christmas Child Begins
Oct. 28  – Falleluia (3pm – 5pm)
Nov. 4 – 11 – Family Promise
Nov. 7 – Discovering Asbury
Nov. 18 – Baptism & Membership Sunday
Stay up to date with our Events Calendar and never miss an Asbury Church event!

 Thank you for staying connected with us!