“I give you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you,
so you also must love each other. This is how everyone will know that you are
my disciples when you love each other.”
Congregational Care exists to provide support, encouragement, and prayer during challenging times. Volunteer teams strive to carry God’s love to Asbury members, visitors, and the community. This assistance takes many forms:
- PRAYER TEAM
Enter into covenant prayer for church members, visitors, community, & world prayer concerns in a private online community
- CONGREGATIONAL CARE MINISTERS
Caring and trained lay volunteers who visit church members who are homebound, hospitalized, or facing life trials
- CARE MEALS
Provide meals for church members in cases of illness, death, or birth of a new baby
- LOVING HANDS
Make prayer shawls and blankets for church members and friends facing adversity
- CARE CARDS
Send timely cards to celebrate joys and to give encouragement for concerns and illness
- TAXI TEAM
Assist church members with transportation to appointments and church services
- DVD/CD MINISTRY
DVDs or CDs of specific services can be provided upon request for members who are homebound or unable to attend services.
- MEDICAL NEEDS CLOSET
There is a wheelchair, a walker and crutches available to members who need to use them.
If you have an emergency and need to speak with a pastor, please call the church office at 205-995-1700. If you reach the voicemail after hours or during a holiday, you have the option to forward your call to the pastor on call.
Asbury is privileged to host United Counseling. United Counseling, a ministry of the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church, has provided counseling to children, youth, adults, couples, and families for more than 45 years.
To request an appointment, visit their website or call their central office at (205) 824-8320.