Sermon Videos

9-20-20 “God Will Provide”

The story of Manna and Quail demonstrates God’s love and deliverance for struggling people.  God provides!  How is God providing for us today?  Are we grateful or do we continue to grumble?

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9-13-20 “Forgiving from the Heart”

The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant drives home the message of forgiveness.  Forgiveness is at the center of our faith.  Are we actively striving to be a forgiving servant?

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9-6-20 “Praise is a Way of Life”

The Psalmist sings a hymn that tells of the breadth of praise. Praising God is a lifestyle and is all encompassing.  How might we live the life of praise?

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8-30-20 “Sent By God”

The Call of Moses to save the Israelites was neither sought nor welcomed.  God’s work can be difficult and thankless.  Yet, when God walks with us, there is no limit to what might be accomplished.  To what mission is God calling you?

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8-23-20 “Who Holds the Key?”

Peter is awarded the keys of the kingdom of heaven after declaring that Jesus is the Messiah.  You, too, can be a key holder.  Learn what it takes and what responsibilities go with it.

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8-16-20 “The Quest for Forgiveness and Reconciliation”

Joseph’s family saga takes a turn for the better as he is reunited with the brothers who sold him into slavery.  Forgiveness and Reconciliation is God’s desire for all who experience broken families, broken friendships, and broken dreams.

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8-9-20 “Take Courage! Don’t Be Afraid!”

It took great courage for Peter to “walk on the water” as Jesus did.  But by trusting in the Lord, he was able to share in a miracle of God.  What might put us on the path to a miracle?

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8-2-20 “Wresting With God”

The story of Jacob at the Jabbok demonstrates that there are times in life when we seem to “wrestle with God.”  Sometimes our struggles bring unexpected blessings.  What blessings have you experienced in our recent challenges?

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7-26-20 “The Kingdom is Like…”

Jesus teaches his followers about the Kingdom of Heaven.  We take a peek at that which awaits…

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7-19-20 “Seeds and Weeds”

The parable of the Weeds is as applicable to today’s world as it was to the first century world of Jesus.  How can we become “healthy seeds” in a world full of weeds?

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7-12-20 “Finding Our Roots”

The parable of the Sower emphasizes the need for healthy roots grounded in good soil.  So, it is with our lives of faith.

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7-5-20 “Finding Comfort In Jesus”

With all the demands which COVID-19 has placed on us, it is important to remember that Jesus is with us. In him, we find “rest for our souls.”
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6-28-20 “John Wesley’s Birthday”

Travel again to Bristol, England, with Pastor Will as we did in May of 2018 to celebrate the birthday of Methodist founder John Wesley.  Pastor Willl had the honor of preaching from the very pulpit that Wesley did in this “New Room.” Read more…

6-21-20 “Living Under God’s Grace”

What does it mean to live under God’s grace?  Experience the freedom granted to each of us through the gifts of God’s mercy, forgiveness, and grace.

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6-14-20 “Suffering to Hope: A Journey of Faith”

Paul writes, “Suffering produces perseverance, character, and hope.”  This is in all too familiar journey for many these days.  What might we discover on this path to hope?

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6-7-20 “Worship with the Bishop and Cabinet”

Worship with the Bishop and Cabinet.  “In Home Communion”

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5-31-20 “Moved By the Spirit”

Pentecost was one of God’s greatest gifts given to the Church. It symbolized the reality that God is always with us. What is the Spirit moving you to do in your personal ministry this day?
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5-24-20 “Christ Has Died! Christ Is Risen! Christ Will Come Again!”

The disciples stood in awe as Jesus miraculously ascended into heaven.  But that would not be the end.  Christ will return!  Are we ready to meet him in the clouds?

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5-17-20 “I Chose You!”

Sometimes we get it backwards.  We think that we have made a choice for God, but in reality, Jesus reminds us that he chose us first.  Give thanks that we are in the hands of a loving and caring God!

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5-10-20 “Meet the Martyrs”

Steven is recorded as the first Christian martyr, dying for that which he believes.  What is it that sets apart some of the great martyrs in Christian history?  We will explore the ultimate cost of discipleship.

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5-3-20 “House Churches – Then and Now”

The second chapter of Acts gives us a peek at the early Christian Church and the Fellowship of Believers.  We learn about House Churches and their significant role in the growth of the Christian movement.  During our COVID-19 pandemic, we learn firsthand about their important role once again.

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12-15-19 “Celebrating the Traditions of Christmas”

The Sunday School students present “Celebrating the Traditions of Christmas.”  We celebrated in remembering the meaning of the many traditions we share this time of year.

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3-10-19 Pastor Will’s Thoughts on General Conference

12-23-18 “Broadcasting Christmas”

Asbury’s Children’s Christmas Play “Broadcasting Christmas” is a play of a 1940’s radio broadcast for children. Read more…

12-2-18 Rich Rubietta

Worship Leader Rich Rubietta will lead this special service.  Rich is a United Methodist Evangelist from the Northern Illinois Conference who travels from church to church offering a high energy praise experience.  His ministry combines Christ-centered preaching with creative praise music.  A great way to kick off Advent at Asbury!

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8-12-18 Vacation Bible School Skit – “Riding With Wesley”

Vacation Bible School Children’s Skit – “Riding with Wesley” during our Children’s Moment.

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8-12-18 Asbury’s 60th Anniversary Celebration “Memories, Ministry, & Mission”

Sermon by District Superintendent, Rev. Forrest Wells.  A special celebration of the “Memories, Ministry and Mission” of Asbury Church.  This service will utilize many elements of Asbury’s Inaugural Worship Service of July 29, 1958.

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6-24-18 A Celebration of Our Methodist Heritage – Part 3

Remembering and Reliving the Camp Meeting experiences of the 18th and 19th Century Circuit Riders.

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6-24-18 A Celebration of Our Methodist Heritage – Part 2

Remembering and Reliving the Camp Meeting experiences of the 18th and 19th Century Circuit Riders.

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6-24-18 A Celebration of Our Methodist Heritage – Part 1

Remembering and Reliving the Camp Meeting experiences of the 18th and 19th Century Circuit Riders.

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