Asbury Newsletter

Asbury United Methodist Church, Columbus, Indiana, US

Combined Worship Service
We will have a combined Worship Service on January 26th at 10:30am, in the Sanctuary. There will be no Sunday School Classes meeting and no Children’s Church.

Congregational Meeting
Asbury will be hosting two very important meetings to inform our congregation about the new discipleship path for Asbury. Come Worship – Build Faith – Love People. The two opportunities to hear this presentation will be on Sunday, January 26th following the combined Worship Service at 10:30am or on Wednesday, January 29th at 6pm. Since we will be providing a meal and child care, it is very helpful if you would RSVP. You can do so by calling the church office at 812-372-4555 or by filling out the RSVP – The Path Congregational Meeting Form.

Children’s Morning Out
We are so thankful for all the amazing teachers from CMO and for their many wonderful talents, including decorating our hallways with seasonal wall art. Thank you!!

Pit Stop News
Pit Stop Volunteers for Thursday, January 23rd:  Bakers: Sally Riddle, Laura Hahn, Dot Kirkling, Sue Linder, Connie Sherlock, Annette Ziegler. Workers: Ron Luther, Theresa Anderson, Pat Legger, Sue Eaglin, Sue & Bill Linder, Annette & Gary Ziegler, Jan Buchanan, Lori & Hannah Hart, Laura and

Empty Bowls 2020
Empty Bowls 2020 is at 5:30pm on Saturday, February 1 at Central Middle School. Proceeds from this event benefit Horizon House, Community Center of Hope Food Pantry, Thrive Alliance, Turning Point, Love Chapel/Brighter Days, and The Salvation Army. Dementia-friendly dining begins at 4:30 p.m.
For this event to be successful, we need your help! We are looking for:

• Corporate sponsors
• Soup makers
• Bread and dessert bakers
• Volunteers at the event
• And, of course, dinner guests!

Tickets are available at Viewpoint Books, Mill Race Center, online through the “Empty Bowls – Columbus, Indiana” Facebook page, and at the door. Adult ticket (meal only): $12; ticket with a ceramic artisan bowl: $25; child ticket: $3. To sign up to bring food or to volunteer please email Sarah Sanders (

Boy Scout Sunday
February 2, 2020 – The Asbury Scouts will be participating in both Worship Services on February 2nd. This is a special time as we celebrate our Scouting program. Please make plans to attend and support our Asbury Scouts.

Special Worship Service Planned
The children & youth of Asbury will be leading the 8:45am & 11am Services on February 9th. You will not want to miss this amazing time of worship with our talented group who has such a heart for the Lord!

Asbury Valentine Gala 
The Asbury Men want you to mark your calendar for the Valentine Gala on Saturday, February 15, 6pm. We will have a gourmet dinner and entertainment by Scottish fiddler, Brian McClure. $10 tickets go on sale January 25th. Please feel free to invite your friends and neighbors.

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.

Children’s Morning Out
CMO will be having  new family Registration on January 28th from 6 – 7pm.
For more information about Children’s Morning Out, please check our website at:

Weather Alert
It’s that time of year when weather can quickly effect our worship Schedule. If Services need to be canceled due to bad
weather the cancellation will be posted on our website:, on the front page and on Channel 13 News.

The United Methodist Church News Service
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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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