Glossary

Ministry
Programs to help people in our local community, that may result in people connecting with Asbury.

Mission
Programs to help people, that are not likely to result in people connecting with Asbury.

 

 

Church Council – the group of leaders who guide and further the ministry of the congregation.

Board of Trustees – supervise and maintain all property belonging to the church so that the ministries of the congregation can be effective.

Permanent Endowment Fund – manage distributions for special needs that further the ministry of Asbury.

Memorial Committee

Finance Committee – the ministry of the committee is to nurture the financial vitality of the congregation.

Stewardship Committee – nurtures generous living in everyone connected with Asbury.

Staff Parish Relations Committee – focuses on building strong relationships between the staff and the congregation and between the congregation and the district superintendent.

Nominations & Leadership Development – identify and develope individuals to serve in leadership positions in the church

Worship Chairperson: oversee the worship arts ministry of the church

Banner Coordinator: selects and displays the banners that enhance the worship experiences

Credence Table Coordinator: designs and implements the elements on the credence table to facilitate the worship experiences

Communion Coordinators: prepares the communion elements for the sacrament of communion

Acolyte Coordinator: recruits and trains individuals to serve as acolytes in our traditional worship service

Usher Coordinator: recruits, trains and schedules ushers for the worship services

Greeter Coordinator: recruits, trains and schedules greeters for our worship services

Sound System Coordinator: oversees the operations of our sound systems

Organist: plays and maintains our pipe organ

Celebration Singers Director: rehearses, directs and selects music for the adult choir

Handbell Director: rehearses and directs the handbell choir

Wedding Coordinators: oversee all aspects of weddings that are held at Asbury

Pew Stewards: oversee the care, supply and upkeep of the pews in the sanctuary

Worship Alive – plans and evaluates the traditional worship service

Education Committee – oversees Christian Education at Asbury

Youth Council – oversees the Ministry to Teens at Asbury

Missions Committee – plans the missions outreach of Asbury

Asbury Care – oversees the needs of those who consider Asbury their church

Homebound & Nursing Homes Visitation Coordinator: oversees the care of those who are unable to leave their residence

Hospital Visitation Coordinator: oversees the visitation of those in the hospital that have a connection to Asbury

Attendance:

Prayer Coordinator: keeps the church updated on prayer needs of the church

Prayer Shawl Ministry Coordinator:

Barnabas Ministry (College Students) Coordinator:

Funeral Dinner Coordinators : oversees the preparation and setup of dinners for the family of those who have lost loved ones

Fun Committee: plans fun and fellowship activities for Asbury

New to Asbury Dinner Coordinators: oversee the preparations for the lunch that welcomes people who are new to Asbury

CMO Advisory Board: oversees the pre-school program, Children’s Morning Out

Computer Committee:  oversees the computer needs of Asbury