Sunday, December 6, 2020

Thanks to all who joined us for worship this morning! If you missed it or would like to watch again, you can watch the replay of today's service now!
Resources from Worship
Children's Bulletins: Ages 3+ | Ages 7+

2020 has been a challenging year, with many of our familiar comforts no longer being available to us because of the risk to our health. Yet, in the midst of a chaotic time, we celebrate, because our Comforter has come and given us eternal life - a cause for celebration, indeed.

Join us this Advent and Christmas season as we celebrate the coming of our Savior, Jesus.

Upcoming Advent and Christmas Events:
Saturday, December 19: Drive-Thru Nativity
Monday, December 21: Quiet Christmas Service, streaming 7 PM
Christmas Eve Worship: streaming-only at 1 PM, 3 PM, 5 PM, 7 PM, 9 PM

As we get deeper into the holiday season, many things weigh heavy on our hearts. If you shared our a prayer request during the live stream this morning, we've forwarded them on to our prayer team, who will be fervently praying for you this week. If you have something you'd like prayer for and haven't yet shared it, send it to the prayer team at
through TODAY, December 6: Bazaar sales: Cheese Balls (second sale),
Cookie Place
Tuesday, December 8 Priscilla Circle Meeting, 7 PM
Saturday, December 12: Bazaar pickup: Cheese Balls (second sale),
Cookie Place
Monday, December 14 Susanna Circle Meeting, 7 PM
Saturday, December 19 Drive-Thru Nativity, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Monday, December 21 Quiet Christmas, 7 PM (streaming)
Thursday, December 24 Christmas Eve Worship
(1, 3, 5, 7, 9 PM; streaming)
SENT Small Group Studies ongoing; schedule at 
Please note that all on-site events are subject to to the continued approval of the church Trustees and Council, the Church being generally open for worship services, and/or state, federal and county government dictated COVID-19 requirements. 

Final Bazaar Sales (Ending Today December 6)
Cookie Place [SOLD OUT]
Cheese Balls (second sale)

Upcoming Pickups (December 12)
Cookie Place
Cheese Balls (second sale)

Join us for worship on Sundays! Streaming worship is offered at 10:30 AM on Sunday at In-person worship is currently suspended through January 31.
The Stamp Ministry is still collecting stamps, which help to purchase Sunday School curriculum for South American churches. Learn more, and how you can help, on our website.

We encourage you to watch a condensed version of today's lesson with your child via video!
Select your child's age group: 
(3-4yr olds)
Christmas Cookies (new for 12/6)
(PreK- 5th grades)
Simply Christmas (new for 12/6)

SPARK (3 & 4yr olds)
Please join Miss Rebecca for weekly Sunday School via Zoom
Sunday mornings from 9:30 - 10 AM
Please register in advance at:

BLAST (PreK - 5th grades)
Please join Miss Lindsay, Miss Judy, Miss Cindy, Miss Patty & Miss Tara for weekly Sunday School via Zoom
Sunday mornings from 10 - 10:30 AM
Please register in advance at:

For more information on Children's Ministries contact Pam Unrath, Director of Children's and Youth Ministries, at to be added to our Children's Ministries' mailing list.

Join us for "Reel Christmas" as we look at three different classic Christmas films to highlight truths from scripture and how to apply God's truth to our own perceptions of the meaning of Christmas. 


Middle Schoolers (6th-8th grades)
Are encouraged to join Pam on
Sunday Evenings  12/6, 12/13 & 12/20 from 7:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Please register in advance at

High Schoolers (9th-12th grades)
Please join Erin and Rich on
Sunday Evenings  12/6, 12/13 & 12/20 from 8 - 8:30 PM
Please register in advance at  

We appreciate your ongoing support of Asbury, and your generous contributions have allowed us to continue to worship and minister together. 
We realize that your personal financial landscape may have drastically changed; but if you are able to continue to financially support the ministries of Asbury, please prayerfully consider doing so.
We strongly encourage you to give online through PushPay, our online giving portal, at, but you can also mail your weekly envelopes or a check in to the church office.

Thank you for your continued support!
Your holiday purchases can support Asbury's ministries! When you purchase via Amazon Smile (, what you buy will generate donations for Asbury!

Asbury's building is currently only open for limited worship services and activities. Should you need to gain access to the building, please contact Israel Olivieri, Business Manager, at The office remains closed, but any phone messages you leave will be answered as soon as possible.
If you have to go to the hospital, our pastors want to be able to provide spiritual and emotional support.  Please have a family member call the church office, and notify hospital registration that you are a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. Our church code is "743."

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