Over the next two years, Asbury is focusing our resources to strategically achieve more. The ONE Initiative is a two-year spiritual and financial journey that will provide the resources to fulfill the next step in God’s vision for our church. The financial goal for this initiative is growing disciples who will invest $8 million above current giving to radically impact the following three areas of our church:
Free up resources by retiring $7.2 million in debt. This will free up to $450,000 a year in interest long-term for church-wide ministry budgets.
Future generations ministries will receive $400,000 over the next 2 years to fully fund children, student, and young adult ministries.
Focused mission efforts will receive $400,000 over the next 2 years to fully resource international church planting and our new local mission effort called Imagine Initiative.
We are very grateful for the excitement and financial commitments that our ONE Initiative has generated. We continue to receive commitment cards and encourage everyone to be involved in this initiative.
This Sunday (March 20) is our Big Give Sunday. If you would like to jump-start your commitment to ONE, this Sunday is the opportunity. We hope that we may receive one of the largest offerings ever for a Sunday.
We have already begun to experience some of the positive effects of this initiative: reduced debt and money freed up for focused mission and future generations. Thanks so much to all of you who have said “Yes” to being part of what God is doing at Asbury through the ONE Initiative!