Asbury Newsletter

Asbury United Methodist Church, Columbus, Indiana, US


Feed My Starving Children Update

We wanted to let you know that the meals packed at our FMSC event shipped and are on their way to make a difference in the lives of many.

All 756 boxes (163,296 meals) shipped to the Dominican Republic through our partner Food for the Poor.

Redbird Mission Work Camp
Redbird Mission Work Camp is next week (Oct 6-12). We have a group of 9 volunteers going. Our project assignment is off campus – at Omeda Holland’s trailer – building a front door ramp, insulating the top and bottom of a bay window, bathroom linoleum, painting ceilings and living room linoleum. We’ll be very busy. Please pray for our safety and a great experience as we serve others. The group is Dave & Karen Blystone, Mitch Gooldy, Dot & Dan Kirkling, Corabeth King, Cassidy May, Dave Porter and Mary Beth Wert.

Pit Stop Volunteers on October 17th:
Bakers: Susannah Lipinski, Georgia Long, Pat Legger, Karen Blystone, Penni Lashua, June Hagan, and Rayetta Mize. Workers: Wally Dietz, Pam and Jerry Simo, Sue Eaglin, Pat Legger, Pat Spurlock, Sue and Bill Linder, Susannah Lipinski, Georgia Long, Don Stonecipher, Jan Buchanan

Operation Christmas Child
You are invited to participate in packing shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child this year.   Shoeboxes, brochures and further information on how to pack a box is available at the Information Center. In addition, you may check out this link for more information:  Samaritan’s Purse.  All gift boxes are due back at Asbury by November 10th along with $9.00.

Asbury Kids Fall Dance Party
Wednesday, October 23, Asbury Kids will have a Fall Dance Party! We will begin in Room 121 at 6:30pm with a Bible lesson and snack and at 7pm we will head to the Contemporary Worship Center to dance to contemporary Christian music and a really cool light show! Theses kiddos have the moves! We cannot wait to celebrate the beauty of Fall that God gives us each year!
Asbury Kids are AWESOME!

Parent’s Night Out 
Friday, November 8th from 5:30 to 8:30pm, we will have Parent’s Night Out here at Asbury! While parents are enjoying a date night or a quiet evening at home, your children will be enjoying a pajama party here at Asbury! Kids birth through 3 years old and not potty trained will be well cared for in our nursery. Children 3 through 6th grade will enjoy a party in the Contemporary Worship Center with a movie, karaoke, dancing, and pizza! Youth 7th grade and up, register to be helpers at the event. It is going to be a blast! You can register on-line at or contact Heidi at: Children must be registered by November 4 so we can have the appropriate amount of helpers and food.

This Week in Worship
This week in Worship is available to you so that you can engage in all the worship activities for the week.

Pit Stop News
Pit Stop Workers for October 3rd:  Bakers: Ann Miller, Annette Ziegler, Sally Riddle, Rosemary Bolenbaugh, Laura Hahn, Connie Sherlock. Workers: Laura & Sarah Hahn, Lori & Hannah Hart, Ron Luther, Jan Buchanan, Sheila Thompson, Karen Blystone, Sue & Bill Linder, Annette & Gary Ziegler, Georgia Long, Don Stonecipher.

Seekers Small Group
The Seekers Small Group will meet on Thursday, October 3 at 10am in the Library.

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Did You Know…
That we have a sermon archive that you can access straight from our website?
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