Weekly Update – Nov. 5, 2017

Weekly Update – Nov. 5, 2017

THIS SUNDAY @ ASBURY
Sermon Preview: “This Way”
Matthew 23:1-12
Tom Newman, Lead Pastor


WORSHIP

Worship Services

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.


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 .  The virtue for September is: Stewardship

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 or contact Andy Mannes.

SERVICE

Apostles Build – 2017 – WOULD YOU SERVE WITH US?habitat work days

We need volunteers to help with the construction of a Habitat family home. Dates needed are 11/4, 11/9, 11/11, & 12/9. Learn more about the family and what you need to know about being a volunteer by visiting our Community/Serve page.

Sign up now!!

 

 

 

backpackBackpack Buddies Meal Packing Event

Our next meal packing event is scheduled for Saturday, November 11 at 10 AM in Asbury North. We will pack backpacks with weekend meals for children from food-insecure homes. This is a GREAT service project for families! Let Crista know you will be there!

 

Care Corps/Meal Team Seeking Assistancecasserole

Seeking volunteers to serve on one of three meal teams. You would be asked to provide meals for someone just getting home from the hospital, who has a long-term debilitating illness, or a new baby. If interested, please contact the church office at (919) 847-2818 and we will get your information to the right person.

 

 

Family of Wake Promise Service Opportunity – WE STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS- November 12-18, 2017

Family Promise guests are coming to Asbury North starting Sunday, November 12 and this will be a great opportunity for you to serve. We will need:

  • A set-up team on the morning of  Sunday 11/12
  • Drivers, sleepers, dinner and social teams – each day from 11/12-11/18
  • A tear-down team on Sunday 11/19

Sign up here! Thank you in advance for your support!


NEWS AND NOTES

pancakesNew Blog Post

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 on our Church Blog. This week, our Youth Pastor, Andrew Mannes, gives some tips to help you find your life’s “Missing Ingredients.” This week’s blog will surely satisfy your taste for something more! Check it out here!

 

First Sunday Prayer Meeting – November 5 @ 5:30 PM, Asbury Southwoman praying hands

All are invited to come and pray for the church and community!

 

Mark Your Calendars – Christmas Cantata is Comingcantata graphic

Our 2017 Christmas Cantata will be held in Asbury North’s Worship Center on Saturday, December 9 at 7:00 PM and on Sunday, December 10 at 10:00  AM (a combined service).

 

Operation Christmas ChildOperation Christmas Child – Drop Off Extension

Although this Sunday is the last day you can drop off your shoe boxes in the lobby of both buildings, you will still be able to bring them by the church office through Friday, November 10th.

 

Asbury JOY Group  (55+) – Next Meeting – Thurs., Nov. 16 @ 11:00 AMpumpkins

Please join us for our next meeting in November!! The program will be presented by the students of Asbury Preschool and a Thanksgiving lunch will be served for just $6 per person. We will enjoy the afternoon together in Asbury North, 307/308.

 

 

MOD Pizza Preschool Spirit Night MOD Pizza

Please join us November 14 between 5-9pm at MOD Pizza, 2071 W. Millbrook Rd. A portion of proceeds will be donated to our preschool by showing this flyer at the time of check-out. This is a great time to connect with our Asbury preschool and church families. We hope to see you there.

 


LOOKING AHEAD

Nov. 10-12 – Pilgrimage
Nov. 11 – Backpack Buddies
Nov. 12-19 – Family Promise
Nov. 19 – Baptism @ 11:00 AM
Nov. 23-24 – Church Office Closed for Thanksgiving
Dec. 9-10 – Cantata
Dec. 24 – Christmas Services
Dec. 25-26 – Church Office Closed for Christmas
Stay up to date with our Events Calendar and never miss an Asbury Church event!

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