Governing Committees

Our committees are made of a wide diversity of our members whose Christian leadership, talents and spiritual gifts help to provide the wisdom, guidance and policy that steers Asbury. We hope you will consider serving on one of these committees (terms are usually three years in length). If you feel yourself being called to serve, please contact Laurie Wallace Theisen, our Director of Lay Ministries, at or 610-398-2577.

Our Governing Committees

Lay Leadership /Nominations Committee

The Lay Leadership / Nominations Committee oversees the identification, development and care for the volunteer leaders at Asbury. Key initiatives include preparing the annual nomination slate and providing oversight of volunteer service and leadership development at the church. For questions or more information, contact Laurie Wallace Theisen at or call the church office at 610-398-2577.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee develops and administers a coordinated plan of fiscal and administrative policies and procedures for the church. It oversees the financial health of the church, reviews the annual audit, provides financial direction, and communicates the church’s financial condition to the Church Council. For more information or questions for our Finance Committee, email or call the church office at 610-398-2577.

Board of Trustees

This Board is charged with the care and maintenance of church property and holds title to the church’s property, buildings and equipment. Trustees must be at least 18 years of age. Key items include establishing policies and practices regarding church property and disaster planning. For more information on our Trustees, email or call the church office at 610-398-2577.

Church Council

Church Council is the head decision making committee in steering the direction of the church. For more information on our Church Council, email or call the church office at 610-398-2577.

Endowment Fund Committee

The Endowment Fund Committee oversees specific gifts given to Asbury that are invested. The income from those investments can be spent depending upon the directions of the giver. The original gift cannot be spent. For more information on our Endowment Fund, email g or call the church office at 610-398-2577.

Memorial Garden Committee

The Memorial Garden Committee oversees Asbury's Memorial Garden. For more information on the Memorial Garden, please call the church office at 610-398-2577.

Staff Parish Relations Committee

The Staff Parish Committee acts as a liaison between the congregation and its staff and clergy. The committee sets employment policy, guides the work of the management team and ensures Asbury is a fulfilling work environment. For more information on SPRC, email or call the church office at 610-398-2577.