The Care Ministry through a variety of ministries walks alongside those in need to provide support and restoration and fosters friendships and companionships in a nurturing environment.
Carry each other’s burdens and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2
The Asbury Child and Family Counseling Center
A center that has developed programs to meet the needs of people from the church and the community. The Center offers counseling for children (in a child-friendly environment), teens, families, marriages, and individual adults. Click here for their website.
Services for those who are no longer able to fellowship at church on a regular basis. This team visits, makes phone calls and provides other care as needed.
Cards and Letters Ministry
Keeps in touch with those during times of crisis, distress and celebration.
A ministry that provides sign interpretation at the 8:45am Contemporary Service.
Food for Funerals
A team that provides a meal for families who request assistance at the time of a funeral.
A ministry that helps grieving families before and during the church service.
Asbury can provide pastoral support and a lay coordinator to assist the family with the following:
- Type of service
- Hospitality Area Visitation
- Sanctuary set up for the service
- Foyer set up to display photos, etc.
- Guest registration book
- Program (family works with the designated pastor)
- Food the day of the funeral for out of town guests
Would you like others to come along side you as you walk through the difficult journey of grief? Classes are offered January though May or September through December for 13 weeks by a Lay Program Facilitator. You can join any week while classes are being offered. For more information, click here.
Handling Illness Support Group (HIS Group)
A Christian support group for the acutely or chronically ill, caregivers & survivors meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month in the Fellowship Hall Different speakers each month. ALL are welcome to come and hear our speakers whether or not you are a part of the support group. Pre-registration is not required but preferred. Contact: Lay Leader, Jane Pavis
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Hospital Visitation Team
Assists Asbury ministers with hospital visits to patients at local hospitals.
We recognize deployed and active service men/women by sending cards/care packages to those who are deployed. Please contact us if you know of any friends or family who are currently deployed.
Nurturing Meals for the Healing
Provides meals to the patient and their family after their loved one has been released from the hospital.
Prime Timers is a group of fun-loving, seasoned folks having a blast on day trips, monthly lunches and other social engagements. There are people who are married, single, widowed, working, retired…and if they are retired, they seem to be busier than ever! Our ministry is open to any senior in the community, whether an Asbury member, or not. There is no “membership”…just enjoy God’s blessing of having been promoted to 50+! Come join us at one of our events soon…we would love to meet you!
A ministry of trained and supervised lay persons that provide one-to-one Christian care to individuals facing life challenges or difficulties. Click here for more information. If you are interested in serving in Stephen Ministry please complete the Stephen Minister Application by clicking here.