Events  at
Francis Asbury UMC:
Here’s a list of some of the awesome events we’d love for you attend:
New Building Ground Breaking! Join us October 20th at 10:15am behind the church for a ground breaking service to celebrate and dedicate the new beginning project!
Parents Morning Out! On October 26th from 9am – 12pm we are offering a drop-off Pancakes and Pajamas event at FAUMC for kids who are potty trained – 5th grade. The kids will be fed pancakes, fruit and sausage, read a bible story, do a craft, a science project, and have play time! Parents, enjoy your break! Email Anne to sign up! Spaces are limited!! Cost is $30 for the first child and $5 per child there after. Anne must confirm your spot in advance of event.
Sunday October 27th at 10:30am
We will only have one worship service on 10/27 at 10:30am in the Sanctuary!
We celebrate the children’s sabbath, the anniversary of our preschool and Trunk or Treat all on the same day! It is an awesome celebration that the kids are already asking about! After service, we will have a lunch in the Social Hall; the United Methodist Men will roast a pig for us! Please bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share. Following lunch we will head out back for Trunk of Treat!!! Kids are invited to wear their costumes to worship! We need your help to make this huge event a success: Trunk or Treat Sign Ups
Million Bulb Walk! Join our church for a walk through the beautiful Norfolk Botanical Gardens Christmas lights! What better way to kick off the Christmas season?!?!

We will meet at 5:30pm on Sunday December 1st just before you enter the lights and all walk together. You can purchase your tickets through the Norfolk Botanical Gardens website. If you have any questions please email Evan Taylor at We hope to see you there!
Children’s Play! December 8t, 10-11am | We love having our children tell the story of the birth of Jesus! We know that children learn so much through stories and acting out parts. We hope that you’ll make plans for your child to join us for this years children’s play between services on Sunday December 8th in the social hall. Children will gather to rehearse during the 9am service. We will have a sign up sheet posted very soon so that you can sign your children up! Stay tuned!
Live Nativity & Petting Zoo! Join us Sunday December 15th from 10-11am for a live nativity and petting zoo right out in front of our church building! There’s no cost to you or your family and we hope that you will invite your friends and family to join us!
Choir Cantata! You are invited to join us December 15th at 5pm for a beautiful evening of Christmas music performed by our awesome choir.  We hope that you’ll make plans to join us and to stay after for a reception.  Childcare will be provided.  If you’d like to sing in the choir or have any questions please contact our Music Director Ken Smead.  See you there!
Sunday Morning With Santa! December 22nd – 10-11am – Sunday morning with Santa is your chance to have cookies and take photos with Santa! Santa will even make a special appearance during worship so that he can explain the connections between Santa and Jesus during worship at our 9am and 11am services! We hope you’ll make plans to join us and to invite your friends!
Christmas Eve Service Times:
3pm – A modern candlelight service designed with small children in mind
5pm – Modern Candlelight Service
7pm – Traditional Candlelight Service