Weekly Update – Oct. 14, 2018

Weekly Update – Oct. 14, 2018

THIS SUNDAY @ ASBURY
Sermon Preview: “The Vow: Pursuit”
Psalm 63:1-8
Tom Newman, Lead Pastor


WORSHIP

worship his nameService Times
9:30 AM – Contemporary Service
11:00 AM – Traditional Service

October Preaching Series – “The Vow”
Wedding vows are more than a declaration of love—they hold the keys to a strong, lasting marriage. Whether you hope to get married someday or you’ve already tied the knot, discover what “The Vow'” can mean for the future. This four-week marriage series walks us through four vows they can make to build stronger marriages: the vows of priority, pursuit, partnership, and purity. If you want to be a blessing to your married friends or those friends seeking marriage, invite them here this month or watch on our website or Facebook page.  (Click here to watch the promo video!)

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

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.


GROUPS

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

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


SERVICE

Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Begins This Sunday Operation Christmas Child
Good news! Great joy! Operation Christmas Child is beginning this weekend. You will be able to pick up your shoeboxes in either lobby on Sunday.  Boxes will need to be returned by November 4th.

Habitat for Humanity/Apostles Build needs lots of loving, helping hands over the next few months!
We are currently helping to build the next Habitat for Humanity house as part of the Apostles Build and we need lots of volunteers! Our next service date is Saturday, November 3, 2018.  Visit our Apostles Build page to learn more and sign up.

Hurricane Recovery Partnership with New Song Church
Thanks to our Asbury family for your quick action with hurricane relief. The donations you made are on their way. Now, the recovery begins. If you would like to participate on one of our work teams, please email Jeff Severt.

Family PromiseFamily Promise Volunteers Needed
We are so excited to be hosting Family Promise November 4 – November 11. Please be in prayer about how you and your family and/or LifeGroup can get plugged in and be of service to these families. We need help in all areas to include serving dinner, set up, breakdown, and overnight hosts, and transportation. Learn more and sign up now by clicking here!


NEWS AND NOTES

#NewBlogPost Alert!
Kevin Michael Thompson takes over the blog this week and reminds us to live in faith and not fear! What an awesome reminder! Check it out here!

Cantata Rehearsals Begin – THIS SUNDAY @ 4:30 PM
We are excited to announce that rehearsals for our highly anticipated 2018 Cantata will begin on Sunday, October 14 @ 4:30 PM. You will get to meet our Catanta Director, Christina Patterson, and learn about rehearsal schedules. Come one! Come all! We are preparing for another great performance this year! Spread the word and see you there!

JOY Group Special Meeting – Thursday, Oct. 18 @ 11 AM
This month’s entertainment will be the Speak Easy Players. They will be performing “The Case of the Goofy Groom” (plus commercials) from the series Adventures of the Thin Man. This theater group (12-16 performers) performs as if on a radio set. They will use voices, and a few sound effects to convey the story. The average time is about 40 minutes. Lunch will be provided after a short meeting and devotional after the performance. Lunch will be a variety of salads, rolls and dessert. Cost is $6.00. Please be prompt so they can start on time at 11 am. WE MUST HAVE PRE-REGISTRATION FOR ANY PLANNING TO ATTEND! Members will be contacted by phone as usual. All others with interest to attend must register online by clicking here, no later than Monday, October 15th.

THIS SATURDAY!! Kevin Thompson’s Album Release Celebration: An Evening of Stories and Songs
Join us for an evening of gospel-tinged Americana music THIS SATURDAY at 7:00 PM 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! RSVP here!

Now Hiring for a Children’s Ministry Assistant and a Director of Traditional Worship
We have a couple of key positions to fill here at Asbury Church. Please help us spread the word as we continue to look at qualified applicants. To see the full job descriptions and download an application, visit our Employment page.

Falleluia 2018 – Oct, 28 – 3 PM – 5 PM
Halleluia!!! Falleluia is coming back for another awesome year of food, games, and horse drawn hayrides! As always, admission is free and costumes are welcome! Mark October 28 at 3:00 PM on your calendars and bring lots of friends! See you there!

Let’s Go To Haiti!
Our next mission trip to the school in Sous Raille is Feb. 21-26, 2019. We invite persons from all walks of life to this life-changing  experience. More info soon! Contact: Jeff Severt

Discovering Asbury – November 7 @ 6:30 PM, Asbury South
If you are curious to find out what Asbury is all about or considering making this your church home, register to attend Discovering Asbury. A light dinner will be served and childcare will be provided. Please RSVP on our Events page (required for headcount purposes).  Our next Baptism & Membership Sunday will be Sunday, November 18.


LOOKING AHEAD

Oct. 13 – Kevin Thompson Album Release Celebration
Oct. 14 – Operation Christmas Child Begins; Cantata Rehearsals Begin
Oct. 18 – JOY Group Special Meeting
Oct. 28  – Falleluia (3pm – 5pm)
Nov. 3 – Apostle’s Build
Nov. 4 – 11 – Family Promise
Nov. 7 – Discovering Asbury
Nov. 18 – Baptism & Membership Sunday
Feb. 21-26, 2019 – Haiti
Stay up to date with our Events Calendar and never miss an Asbury Church event!

 Thank you for staying connected with us! 

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