Asbury Newsletter

Asbury United Methodist Church, Columbus, Indiana, US

Valentine Gala 2018
The Asbury Men’s Valentine Gala is scheduled for Saturday, February 10th at 6:30pm., in the Contemporary Worship Center.  A grand time is planned with Master Chef, Mike Hatten, preparing a gourmet meal served by the Asbury Youth. We had many request for last year’s entertainment, The Cox Family Singers, to return. They will be with us on this special night along with a couple more family members singing their smooth harmony. Tickets are only $10, and will go on sale Sunday, January 21st. Child care will be provided. Feel free to invite family and friends to come with you. Singles are most welcome. We appreciate you getting your tickets early–none sold at the door. We guarantee “Love” will fill your evening.

Love Chapel
Canned soup is being collected for January for Love Chapel. 116 cans have been donated.  Please place your donations in the basket labelled Love Chapel in the Information Area.

Asbury DiRT Ministry – Return to Texas!
The “Spring” Mission Trip to Texas, is scheduled for March 18th – 24th.  The DiRT Team will be repairing and restoring homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.  Participants must be 18 years of age or older. Work could include just about anything required to build a house, however, drywall, insulation, flooring, siding and painting are the most common needs following a flood. Lodging in Texas will be provided by a local Methodist Church. Special tools, building materials, breakfast, lunch and gas mileage will be covered out of DiRT funds. Participants should budget enough money for the trip to cover hotel rooms and meals for the trip down and back, as well as dinners during the week ($300 to $400). If you are interested or would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact Steve Ferdon (812-344-0276,

Asbury at Brown County
Camp with your Asbury family at Camp Moneto on June 22-24.  Fellowship, worship, food, and activities for everyone in the family!  More information to come soon!

Did you Know…
That when you wearing your name tag at church it creates a warm, inviting atmosphere for our visitors?

Did You Know…
Did you know that the Christmas decorations at Asbury were set up (and taken down) by Pam and Jerry Simo, Nancy and Debbie Taylor, Debbie and Ken Frazier and Sheila and Jim Thompson? Be sure to pass on your appreciation when you see them.

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