Weekly Update – Nov. 18, 2018

Weekly Update – Nov. 18, 2018

THIS SUNDAY @ ASBURY
Sermon Preview: “Because of You: Hope for the Hopeless”
1 Thessalonians 1:2-12
Andy Mannes, Student Minister


WORSHIP

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

November Preaching Series – “Because of You”
Loving and caring for each other. Bringing peace and truth into darkness. Pointing each other toward Jesus. It’s the Church, and it’s a beautiful expression of God at work through us. Join us as we take a look at what’s coming to life Because of You.

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.

care teamAsbury Care Team (ACT)
ACT is here to care for you under the leadership of our Lead Pastor. 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

Hanging of the Greens
Asbury Elves! Come help decorate our church for Advent season. Coffee and doughnuts provided! No experience necessary, just a willingness to help and follow directions. Email Carol Bazemore and let her know you will be there!

Seeking Greeters, Snack Donors & Coffee Volunteers for 2019
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! Contact Alicia Petty for details!

Hurricane Recovery Partnership with New Song Church
We are now forming monthly work teams to help the relief victims. If you would like to participate, please email Jeff Severt.


NEWS AND NOTES

Happy 39th Birthday Asbury Church!!!!!
This Sunday marks 39 years since Asbury’s Charter service. We are continually grateful for those before us and with us now as we live out His plan for our lives, both as individuals and as a body of believers. Stay tuned for details as we begin planning our 40th birthday celebration next year!

Welcome our New Kids Ministry Assistant!
We are grateful to welcome Liz Fulton as our new Kids Ministry Assistant. She has already been working as a volunteer with us for years and we are thrilled to have her officially on staff. If you see her around campus, please take a moment to welcome her and let her know how excited we are to have her join our Asbury team!

New Blog Post Alert!
Jeff Severt is our latest blogger and he gives us some encouraging words…”God is not through with me yet, even though I believed otherwise. I will just bet that God also is not through with you. I know that where God guides, God provides. He has not taken you on the journey thus far only to abandon you now.” Check it out here!

Noah’s Ark Class – ”Forgotten God” begins this Sunday at 9:45 AM
“In this dynamic companion to the book Forgotten God, breakthrough author Francis Chan reminds us of the true source of the church’s power—the Holy Spirit. Chan contends that we’ve ignored the Spirit for far too long, and that without Him, we operate in our own strength, only accomplishing human-sized results. This seven-session video resource (click here to watch the trailer) offers a compelling invitation to understand, embrace, and follow the Holy Spirit’s direction in our lives. It is designed to initiate and facilitate discussion, interaction and practical application of the message of Forgotten God.”

The seven sessions will be accessed through video via RightNow Media. Please email jeff@asburyraleigh.org for login info.

Gift of Thanks to Staff
Thank you for faithfully supporting the ministries and Asbury staff. The Staff Parish Relations Committee 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 at www.asburyraleigh.org/give. Please also consider sending a note of appreciation to them. Thank you!

Thanksgiving Holiday – Office Hours Update
For the Thanksgiving holiday, the church office will be closed Nov. 22-25 and will reopen Nov. 26. We look forward to worshiping with you at our regular service times on Nov. 25.

Let’s Go To Haiti!
Our next mission trip to the school in Sous Raille is Feb. 20-25, 2019. All are welcome but we’ve got just a few spots left! Contact: Jeff Severt


LOOKING AHEAD

Nov. 18 – Baptism & Membership Sunday
Nov.  22-23 – Office Closed
Dec. 8 – Cantata @ 7 PM (North Bldg)
Dec. 9 – Cantata @ 10 AM (North Bldg)
Dec. 9 – Nursery Only Available
Dec. 23 – No Kids Ministry Programming
Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Services – 4 PM (Kids), 7PM, & 11 PM
Feb. 20-25, 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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