February 11, 2021  

The wedding at Cana was our first glimpse into Jesus' miracles. It wasn't just a fluke. It was his calling card - the first display of his abundant love.

Join us this Sunday as Pastor Barbara teaches us about Jesus's  "Abundant Love." 
Worship is streaming at 10:30 AM at live.asburylv.org.
Resources for Worship
Children's Bulletins: Ages 3+ | Ages 7+

Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent, is a solemn reminder that
"for dust [we] are
             and to dust [we] will return." (Genesis 3:19, NIV).
Join us for streaming-only online worship and a drive-thru opportunity to receive ashes (no-contact).
This service will be a time for prayer, confession, and reflection. In past years, it also was a time for receiving the imposition of ashes (the sign of the cross made in ashes on the forehead or hand). The ashes are meant to be a reminder of our mortality and our need for repentance (turning away from our sin). To limit potential exposure, an alternative, no-contact drive-thru option to receive the sign of the cross in ashes will be offered on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Worship Service
Streaming-only, Wednesday, February 17, 7 PM, at live.asburylv.org .

Drive-Thru Reception of Ashes (No-Contact)
in Asbury's Upper Parking Lot
Tuesday, February 16 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, February 17 - 12 PM - 1 PM & 3 PM - 4 PM

Sample of what you'll receive when driving through ->

Signups will begin tomorrow for small group studies around the book "The Walk: Five Essential Practices of the Christian Life" - watch for an email with details. This 6-week study, which will also serve as the basis for the Lenten sermon series, focuses on some of the core pieces that all followers of Jesus must have.

Learn more about the sermon series at asburylv.org/thewalk.

An in-person worship service is being re-introduced on Sunday, February 21, at 9 AM. Registration is required and seating is limited. Visit asburylv.org/inpersonworship for more information; or asburylv.org/inpersonworshipregistration to register now.

Volunteers are needed! Contact Laurie Wallace Theisen, Director of Lay Ministries, at ltheisen@asburylv.org. if you're willing to help! (Or simply respond to this email and we'll put you in touch.)

Streaming-only worship will continue to be held at 10:30 AM at live.asburylv.org.
Food Drive for Animals at Gress Mountain Ranch
Non-perishable items will be collected through 1 PM this Sunday, February 14 and can be placed at Asbury's upper-level doors. Perishable items will be collected this Sunday, February 14, from 11:30 AM - 1 PM in Asbury's upper parking lot. Visit 
 for a list of items being collected and for more information.

Upcoming UMW Circle Meetings:
Sarah Circle (February 16 via Zoom):
Sarah Circle will meet via Zoom on Tuesday, February 16, at 7 PM (note the change in day of the week). Discussion will be around chapters 9-11 of Black and White by Teesha Hadra and John Hambrick. Visit Asbury's website to sign up to receive more info.

Giving Statements
Giving statements from 2020 contributions are in the mail but experiencing delays in delivery. Thanks for your patience (and for your support of the ministry and mission of Asbury)!

Daily Devotionals in Your Inbox
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Scholarships Available
Asbury has a number of scholarships available for students heading off to or continuing their college education. Visit asburylv.org/scholarships to learn more and apply.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, Feb 14

Please note that all 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.

We hope your child will join us for online Sunday School this week!
SPARK (3 & 4yr olds)

Please join Miss Rebecca to watch the Ollie story video and a brief lesson via Zoom.
Sunday mornings from 9:30 AM - 10 AM
Please register in advance at: https://forms.gle/k4T5LLZVVosL4FGNA

BLAST (PreK - 5th grades)

Please join us for our weekly Bible story video and small group activities via Zoom.
Sunday mornings from 10 AM - 10:30 AM
Please register in advance at: https://forms.gle/pKDw79r8219GRVKUA

Contact Pam Unrath, Director of Children's and Youth Ministries, at punrath@asburylv.org to be added to the Children's Ministries' mailing list to receive all information and updates about Asbury's Children's Ministries program.

Middle Schoolers (6th-8th grades)
Wrapping up a 4-week series to see how Jesus' words equip us to take control of our emotions rather than let them rule us.
Please join Pam on
Sunday Evening 2/14 from 7:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Please register in advance at: https://forms.gle/f8qFZdha6csDs6pQ7 

High Schoolers (9th - 12th grades)

Whether it's praying on our own, praying in groups, or praying out loud with a friend, it can feel awkward. This series will help us grow more confident in our everyday conversations with God.
Please join Erin and Rich on
Sunday Evening  2/14 from 8 - 8:30 PM
Please register in advance at: https://forms.gle/yjQjNjQe1cd4iG6g8

Contact Pam Unrath, Director of Children's and Youth Ministries, at punrath@asburylv.org for more information about Asbury's Youth Ministries.

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."

Asbury's building is currently only open for limited activities. Should you need to gain access to the building, please contact Israel Olivieri, Business Manager, at iolivieri@asburylv.org. The office remains closed, but any phone messages you leave will be answered as soon as possible.