The Path Training Resources

The Ministry Teams at Asbury fit together to shape The Path of discipleship. 


Team 1 – Outreach

Purpose: Reach the lost and hurting by inviting them into God’s house, where they will feel the love and acceptance of Christ.

Sub Team ExamplesDay Star Church, Asbury UMC

  • Global Missions – Reach out to the hurting people of the world.
    • Missions Committee, Medical Missions, FMSC
  • Faith in Action – Conduct community service projects.
    • DIRT, Jr. and Sr. High Workcamps, Mission Columbus, Pit Stop, Red Bird Mission
  • Thrift Store – Assist in offering good clothing at affordable prices.
    • Youth Garage Sales
  • Events Coordination – Plan and assist in the coordination of events and activities.
    • Fun Committee, Asbury at Brown County
  • Marketing – Promote the church and teaching series to the church, in the community and beyond.
    • Asbury Website, VBS

Training Materials:

Instructions for finding “24 to Double” training website videos:

  1. If you need the log in and password, submit the Login information request form
  2. Go to  “24 to Double” training website
  3. Click on ‘Members’
  4. Log in
  5. Click the blue ‘Resume the course here’ button
  6. Choose the Module # for the video listed in your training materials and watch the video.

Note:  You do not need to download other resources from the “24 to Double” training website, as all have been downloaded for you to the Asbury “The Path” training resources locations, except for the videos.


Team 2 – WOW

Purpose: Make church like Heaven on Earth by creating an accepting and friendly atmosphere where the love of God is demonstrated.

Sub Team Examples: Day Star Church, Asbury UMC

  • Parking – Direct vehicles and manage FTA parking.
    • Parking Greeters
  • Ushers – Assist with seating, collect offering, assist congregants and ministry leaders with a smile.
    • Ushers
  • Info Central – Answer questions and provide information regarding small groups, ministries and events.
    • Welcome/Guest Center
  • Hospitality – Serve food and beverages at church sponsored events with a smile.
    • Fun Committee
  • Journey Cafe – Prepare and serve coffee and food from the Café with a smile.
    • The Well
  • Greeters – Open doors greet attendees with a smile, a handshake and a verbal welcome before they enter the building.
    • Greeters

Training Materials:

Instructions for finding “24 to Double” training website videos:

  1. If you need the log in and password, submit the Login information request form
  2. Go to  “24 to Double” training website
  3. Click on ‘Members’
  4. Log in
  5. Click the blue ‘Resume the course here’ button
  6. Choose the Module # for the video listed in your training materials and watch the video.

Note:  You do not need to download other resources from the “24 to Double” training website, as all have been downloaded for you to the Asbury “The Path” training resources locations, except for the videos.


Team 3 – Tech Arts

Purpose: Produce the finest, high-tech, professional, and exciting worship service that makes the Word of God seen and heard with cutting edge applications.

Sub Team Examples: Day Star Church, Asbury UMC

  • Lighting – Design creative lighting arrangements, program and operate lighting console.
    • Worship Tech Team
  • Video – Create storyboards, capture video and edit video.
    • Worship Tech Team
  • Sound Tech – Operate the sound board and optimize the mix.
    • Worship Tech Team
  • Sound Engineering – Ensure sound quality, levels and mix during services on CDs and DVDs and during events.
    • Worship Tech Team
  • Pro Department – Deliver video content, backgrounds, slides and graphics through computer systems.
    • Worship Tech Team
  • Photography – Capture services and events in pictures and manage the photo album.
    • Worship Tech Team, Missions Committee
  • Web/IT – Create an online presence that mirrors the life of the church and IT support.
    • Web Site Team
  • Bulletin Prep – Prepare and assemble worship guides for service.
    • Worship Alive, Office Admin.

Training Materials:

Instructions for finding “24 to Double” training website videos:

  1. If you need the log in and password, submit the Login information request form
  2. Go to  “24 to Double” training website
  3. Click on ‘Members’
  4. Log in
  5. Click the blue ‘Resume the course here’ button
  6. Choose the Module # for the video listed in your training materials and watch the video.

Note:  You do not need to download other resources from the “24 to Double” training website, as all have been downloaded for you to the Asbury “The Path” training resources locations, except for the videos.


Team 4 – Worship

Purpose: Create an atmosphere of worship that will literally change lives. While we seek to provide music with excellence, the ultimate goal is to draw one closer to Jesus Christ.

Sub Team Examples: Day Star Church, Asbury UMC

  • Musicians – Lead the church into worship using instrumental excellence in a team environment.
    • Bell choir, Organist, Pianist, Praise Band
  • Singers – Lead the church into worship using vocal excellence in a team environment.
    • Choir, Praise Team
  • Drama and Dance – Perform skits, dances, drama and painting during worship services and special events.
    • Worship planners find performers and/or participants. Worship Alive, Pastor Dave, others.
  • Music Academy – Equip upcoming talent with the necessary knowledge and skills for worship ministry.
    • Worship Leader

Training Materials:

Instructions for finding “24 to Double” training website videos:

  1. If you need the log in and password, submit the Login information request form
  2. Go to  “24 to Double” training website
  3. Click on ‘Members’
  4. Log in
  5. Click the blue ‘Resume the course here’ button
  6. Choose the Module # for the video listed in your training materials and watch the video.

Note:  You do not need to download other resources from the “24 to Double” training website, as all have been downloaded for you to the Asbury “The Path” training resources locations, except for the videos.


Team 5 – Care and Follow-Up

Purpose: Provide the love, acceptance, friendliness, and compassion of Christ to the visitor and to all those who come through the church doors with the purpose of assimilating them into the life and ministry of the church.

Sub Team Examples: Day Star Church, Asbury UMC

  • Care Ministry – Welcome, escort, follow-up on, pray and care for first time attendees with a smile.  Provide love and support to all in the church body, as they continue their journey.
    • Greeters, FTA Follow-up, NLA Follow-up
    • College Student Ministry, Funeral Dinners, and Home-bound, Hospital and Nursing Home Visitations.
  • Pastor’s Breakfast – Plan, prepare and host the Pastor’s Breakfasts.
    • New sub-team.
  • iPrayer – Provide a prayer covering over all areas of the church body.
    • Prayer Ministry

Training Materials:

Instructions for finding “24 to Double” training website videos:

  1. If you need the log in and password, submit the Login information request form
  2. Go to  “24 to Double” training website
  3. Click on ‘Members’
  4. Log in
  5. Click the blue ‘Resume the course here’ button
  6. Choose the Module # for the video listed in your training materials and watch the video.

Note:  You do not need to download other resources from the “24 to Double” training website, as all have been downloaded for you to the Asbury “The Path” training resources locations, except for the videos.


Team 6 – Children and Youth

Purpose: Win children and youth to Christ, minister to their needs, encourage them to serve, and help them grow into spiritual maturity.

Sub Team Examples: Day Star Church, Asbury UMC

  • Ages 6-12 – Provide a creative learning experience that will promote a personal relationship with Christ.
    • JAM, Sunday School
  • Ages 3-6 – Provide quality care and learning experiences for pre-schoolers.
    • CMO, JAM, Sunday School
  • Ages 0-2 – Provide quality care and learning experiences for infants and toddlers.
    • CMO
  • Middle School – Mentor, love, encourage young teens through various ministry opportunities.
    • Youth Council
  • High School – Disciple, serve and grow with older teens as they are on their spiritual journey.
    • Youth Council

Training Materials:

Instructions for finding “24 to Double” training website videos:

  1. If you need the log in and password, submit the Login information request form
  2. Go to  “24 to Double” training website
  3. Click on ‘Members’
  4. Log in
  5. Click the blue ‘Resume the course here’ button
  6. Choose the Module # for the video listed in your training materials and watch the video.

Note:  You do not need to download other resources from the “24 to Double” training website, as all have been downloaded for you to the Asbury “The Path” training resources locations, except for the videos.


Team 7 – Life Groups

Purpose: Provide the love, acceptance, friendliness, and compassion of Christ by connecting friends to the church through life groups.

Sub Team Examples: Day Star Church, Asbury UMC

  • Childrens Groups – Connect with children through Bible lessons, activities, snacks and “fun time” just being with friends.
    • Asbury Kids
  • Young Adults – Connect with young adults through specialized services, home groups and Bible studies, etc.
    • Confirmation Class, Sunday School Teachers, Leaders
  • Adult Life Groups – Connect adults through sports, special interests, home groups, Bible studies, etc.
    • Asbury Men’s Group, DMA, Prayer Shawl Ministry (Knitters), Small Groups
  • Adult Education – Provide quality teaching on life topics like prayer, relationships, spiritual gifts and finances.
    • Sunday School Teachers, Bible Study Leaders

Training Materials:

Instructions for finding “24 to Double” training website videos:

  1. If you need the log in and password, submit the Login information request form
  2. Go to  “24 to Double” training website
  3. Click on ‘Members’
  4. Log in
  5. Click the blue ‘Resume the course here’ button
  6. Choose the Module # for the video listed in your training materials and watch the video.

Note:  You do not need to download other resources from the “24 to Double” training website, as all have been downloaded for you to the Asbury “The Path” training resources locations, except for the videos.