December 10, 2020  

As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them . . .
-John 17:18

One of the unique things Christians believe is that God became one of us.  And every December we celebrate this event. But what are the implications for us that God became one of us?

Join us this Sunday as Pastor Eric continues the Sent sermon series with the message "Jesus is God With Us."


In-person worship has been suspended through January 31
Please read the full update from church leadership on our website.

Join us at for an online-only service featuring a variety of musical styles.

Resources for Worship
Children's Bulletins: Ages 3+ | Ages 7+

Upcoming Events and Worship Services

Saturday, Dec. 19
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Reflect on the true meaning of Christmas at our Drive-Thru Nativity. Enter at the Winchester Road parking lot entry. Estimated time to complete the stations is 10 minutes. Attendees must stay in their cars.
More info:

Monday, Dec. 21, 7 PM
(Streaming at
A service to help escape the bustle of the holidays, designed especially for those who feel alone, have suffered a loss, or live with difficult memories.
More info:

Streaming Christmas Eve Worship
1 PM, 3 PM, 5 PM, 7 PM, 9 PM
This Christmas, join us from the comfort and safety of your home as we remember the baby that was sent to offer us new life. With a blend of musical styles - featuring well-loved carols and modern songs - and a Christmas message about the eternal change that Jesus made, we'll celebrate the birth of our Savior.

Gifts for Ramos
Over 90% of the families of Ramos Elementary students live below the poverty level. Help provide Christmas joy for them this year by purchasing Christmas gifts for them and their families.

Learn more at; and sign up by using this Google Sheet.

Bright Hope Mobile Medical Unit Fundraiser
Bright Hope Pregnancy Support Center, an AIM mission partner, is raising money for their Stork Medical Mobile Unit by asking for donations that will be matched in a $30,000 Matching Grant until Dec 31, 2020. Visit their website for more information and to make a donation now.

Stamps for Missions
Postage stamps are still being collected to be sold in support of the purchase of Sunday School materials in several languages for South American churches. Learn more on our website.

Susanna Circle Meeting
Susanna Circle will join together for their Christmas meeting on Monday, December 14 at 7 PM via Zoom. Please bring your favorite Christmas ornament to share with the group. The group will also read and discuss the story of "A Cup of Christmas Tea". 
All women are welcome. If you are not part of the group mailing list and would like an invitation, contact the group (group contact: Marty Barnes)!
Upcoming Events

Saturday, Dec 12
Bazaar Pickups:
Cheese Balls
Cookie Place

SENT Small Groups


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.

Final Pickup This Saturday (December 12)
Cookie Place
Cheese Balls (second sale)

Thank you for your support of the Bazaar!!

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

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

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, 12/13 & 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, 12/13 & 12/20 from 8 - 8:30 PM
Please register in advance at  

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 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.