J.A.M. Class will only be available at the 11am Service on Sunday, October 17, and there will be no Sunday School Classes offered due to fall break.
The month of October is Clergy Appreciation month. Nick and his family have had plenty of challenges in these first months in Columbus. New home, new schools, new congregation and all those adjustments that come with life in a new community. Through all this, they have persevered and with God by their side, are powering through.
The most heartfelt way to show our appreciation is through supporting Nick and the church. If you are called and asked to serve, please pray, keep an open mind and answer yes, when so moved. Having a vibrant and alive church is the greatest gift we can give. Look for ways to serve in our church and community to help others to Come. Build. Love.
As we celebrate Clergy Appreciation Month, it is certainly appropriate to celebrate the accomplishments achieved.
Congratulations, to our pastor, Nick Robinson are in order. Nick was recognized by Bishop Trimble for his five years of participation in the 2021 class of Called to Fruitfulness. The purpose of Called to Fruitfulness is two-fold, To honor and appreciate those who are serving in ministry and to seek to inspire and encourage them to engage in renewal for themselves and for others. Pastor Nick will receive a $1,000 spiritual renewal grant as part of this recognition.
The Garage Sale is Back
Donations can be dropped off in the Fellowship Circle starting Monday the 18th, for the sale which will be held on Saturday, October 23rd, 7:30 – 11:30am. Contact Kelly Axsom (812) 344-8244 or Mary Ferdon (812) 343-5688 if you have stuff that needs to be picked up. Proceeds from the sale will be used to support the Youth Mission Trip and Mission Columbus
Storytime with CMO
Opportunity knocks. Love reading stories to children? Asbury is looking for a few fine folks to read a short story to classes of children in CMO. Stories will be short and can be selected by the teachers. We want to start this program on Tuesdays from 12 – 1:30 rotating through the 3 classes. If we get several volunteers, we can rotate through the list. (Wear your mask as you read, of course, and you will sit several feet away.) Take the time and enjoy the smiles as you can connect with our CMO family. Contact the church office or Susan Reid if interested.
A Tribute to John and Sue Rhoades
John and Sue Rhoades have been active Asbury members for many years. They have recently decided to sell their home and move to Hoosier Village in Zionsville to be closer to their family. Their move is planned for October 14th.
Through the years, John and Sue have worked tirelessly on many committees and ministries. John has worked on sound system for a number of years. John has been one of the church photographers, most recently helping for the Realm directory update. John and Sue have been the Asbury librarians. Sue has taught Bible School, Sunday School, and Bible Studies and was a member of the Asbury Knitters. They have both been excellent examples of Christian leadership and have been spiritual mentors to youth and adults.
We wish them well in this next journey of their life. Asbury members will miss their faithful leadership, friendship, and support.
Afghan Donation Drive
Close-toed Shoes are needed. Men’s sizes 7 -10 and Women’s sizes 6 – 9. Items can be dropped of at Love Chapel and the Library. The last date to receive donations is Saturday, October 23rd. Thank you in advance!
Children’s Ministry Update for This Week
We will not have Sunday school classes for children and youth on Sunday, October 10th and Sunday, October 17th for fall break. We will only have JAM at 11am both of these Sundays, as well. (No 8:45am JAM). Asbury Kids will meet this week Wednesday, October 6th and be on break Wednesday, October 13th for fall break.
We ask that you put on your name tag before you enter the Sanctuary or the Contemporary Worship Center for worship. Name are located in the Fellowship Circle. Please return your name tag to the name tag tray and place it in alphabetical order to make it easier to find the following Sunday. If you find that you do not have a name tag, please contact Jennifer at the church office and one will be made for you.
Who are the Asbury Ministry Team Leaders?
Below is a chart of our 7 Ministry Teams and the current leadership members. This chart is also hanging on the main bulletin board just west of the Fellowship Circle. There are still a few openings for your participation. If you are interested in joining one of those teams, please speak to the Administrative Leader for that team or the team Recruiter. You can also find more information about The Path on our website www.asburycolumbus.org under the Quick Links.
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