Weekly Update – Nov. 12, 2017

Weekly Update – Nov. 12, 2017

THIS SUNDAY @ ASBURY
Sermon Preview: “Ready or Not”
Matthew 25:1-13
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? NEXT DATE – THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017habitat work days

We need volunteers to help with the construction of a Habitat family home. Dates needed are 11/11, 11/30, & 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!!

 Lynn Road Thanksgiving Holiday Food List
LRES Thanksgiving Food List 2017

Donate a bag of food to some of our Lynn Road students to help them get through the holiday season.  We are committing to bridging the gap between their school meals and having something to eat at home when on a holiday break. Using this list to decide if you can help, let Crista know if we can count on you! Bags are needed by November 17th! At the writing of this post, we have 10 bags committed and need 25.

sunday volunteers neededGreeters, Snack Donors, and Coffee Volunteers are Needed for 2018

Are you looking for ways to serve at Asbury on an ongoing basis? We are looking for you! Volunteer at least once a month and help us continue to make Sunday mornings a great experience for all! Call Alicia at the church office or send her an email for details!

 


NEWS AND NOTES

New 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 Director of Children’s Minstry, Crista McKenzie, reminds us that we need to #lovelikeJesus! Check it out here!

Mark Your Calendars – Christmas Cantata is Comingcantata

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).

 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.

Gift of Thanks to Staff (From the Staff Parish Relations Committee)Staff Gift

Thank you for faithfully supporting the ministries and staff of Asbury. Your church leaders would like to recognize our staff, who live out our mission every day.  To contribute, use “Staff Gift” in the memo of your check and place in the offering plate or give online by clicking here. We also hope you will consider sending a note of appreciation to our staff.  Thank you!

youth missions 20182018 Youth Missions Trip

Check out what we have in store for our Youth in 2018 (click on the photo to see all the details)! Also, registration for the Houston Missions Team is open RIGHT NOW!


 LOOKING AHEAD

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 – Family Service @ 9:30 AM; Traditional @ 11:00 AM; Candlelight Service @ 7:00 PM & 11:00 PM
Dec. 25-26 – Church Office Closed for Christmas
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