Worship Online this Sunday
On a typical Sunday morning at Asbury, we have four worship services, each with a different character and different content, yet we are one body connected to God's Spirit through prayer and praise, song and silence, words and the Word. In this season, we remain connected to God's Spirit through worship, although doing so with the help of a digital platform, where we can Worship Online.
On Sunday, March 29, at 9:00 a.m., Asbury will post brief videos on our Online Worship page and on Facebook so that we can worship from our own homes. You will be able to watch them at any time after 9:00am on Sunday.
- Rev. John Cannon and Rev. Allison Sikes will offer a message together on "sacred places, " places where we go to find a special connection to peace, holy ground where we feel close to God's Spirit. In your own life, where have you particularly felt God's presence? Where do you go to feel at peace and find renewed energy?
- Rev. Susan Ferguson will offer an opportunity for guided prayer,.
- Rev. Leah Gaughan will provide a message for the children.
- Dr. Paul Baker will be playing "All Creatures of Our God and King" arranged by James Kasen.
- Dr. Lee Cooke will sing "His Eye is on the Sparrow" arranged by Mark Hayes.
- The Spiritwind Band will lead us in "Holy Spirit" by Francesca Battistelli, to invite the Spirit of the Living God into our hearts and lives and will also lead us in the song "Slow Me Down" by Robbie Seay Band, that asks God to take all the things away from us that distract us from the presence and voice of God that is with us in everything we face.
Participate in Worship on Easter Sunday: Pictures & Prayers
Inspired by a church in Italy and others, we invite everyone to participate in Easter Sunday worship by emailing a picture of you and the people in your household. We will place each picture in the pews and chairs of the Sanctuary and Spiritwind Worship Center as symbols of our togetherness and connection in celebrating the Resurrection! Don't worry- we're not posting them online. If possible, please send a separate picture of each person in your household. Email your picture(s) to as soon as possible but definitely by Tuesday, April 7 at noon. Additionally, we would love for each person to tell us one thing they are grateful for so that we can write that prayer under the picture. On Easter Sunday, we'll fill the church with your symbolic presence! You don't have to be an Asbury member to participate. Everyone is welcome to offer a picture and a prayer! If you are unable to send a picture, give us a call, and we'll help you out.
Blood Drive- March 29 in the Asbury Parking Lot 8:30am - 12:30pm
The Vitalant Bloodmobile will be parked in the Asbury parking lot on Sunday, March 29, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Blood is desperately needed as the routine collections at schools and business have been cancelled due to closures and have left the blood bank short over 500 units. The professionals at Vitalant have established procedures to receive blood donations and still adhere to our current public safety measures. Mobile blood drives account for more than 60% of the nation’s blood supply. In the midst of a national emergency, it is more urgent than ever to donate blood. Not having blood for patients will cause a secondary public health crisis. Please consider donating if you are healthy and able.
Sewing to Fight COVID-19: Help Make Medical Face Masks
Our local health-care providers have requested your help! Supplies of medical face masks are extremely low, but you can help change that. We will be receiving masks made according to the CDC guidelines and giving them to our professionals on the front line in the fight against COVID-19. Contact Diane Bordelon at if you can help, and she will provide the pattern and instructions. We will collect the masks and deliver them to those that need them.
Helping People in Need
We are looking for volunteers willing to offer their time picking up and delivering groceries, prescriptions, and/or meals for those in our church community and neighborhood who are recommended to stay at home or quarantined during the COVID-19 outbreak. As a volunteer, you will not pay for any of the items to be delivered unless you choose to do so. The church will receive the requests and put you in touch with with the individual needing items to coordinate payment and a safe drop-off method. If you are able to help, please contact Angie Comeaux at or (337) 298-4895.
If you are a member of a vulnerable health population, quarantined, or become quarantined at home, and need assistance with delivery of groceries, prescriptions, or meals, please contact Diane at or call the church at (337) 984-4211 and press 5.
The Church Is Still "Open," But the Office Is Closed
Your Asbury pastors, staff, and volunteers are still hard at work, but the office remains closed so that we minimize any exposure to COVID-19. Asbury is still actively engaged in ministry for our congregation and our community! If you have any pastoral needs, have any questions, need help, or just want to say "hello," you can email or call us. A contact list for pastors and staff is on the Asbury Staff page of the website.
How to Give Your Offering
The church's ministries depend on your generosity, and now more than ever, we need to be especially intentional about our offerings. While many people give weekly through electronic options, most of our members give on Sunday mornings. Since we are unable to give in person at this time, please either mail your gift or give online. Electronic giving is secure and easy. Use the button below to open the online giving portal. And if you need help, give us a call, and we'll walk you through the set-up process.