Asbury News and Event Information

2016 Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference Report

Click here to read a report from the 230th Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church which occurred June 16-18, 2016 at the Lancaster Penn Square Convention Center. Printed copies can be found at the Welcome Desks. Please contact, Judy Ehninger, Asbury’s Lay Member to Annual Conference, with any questions at 610-442-3140 or or visit www.EPAUMC.org for more information.

Save the date: Allentown Rescue Mission Spaghetti Dinner 10/15

Save the date for the 14th annual Allentown Rescue Mission Spaghetti Dinner at Asbury Church
Saturday, October 15th 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
For more information visit www.allentownrescuemission.org

School Supplies Collection for Ramos Elementary School

While back to school season is still a few weeks away, Asbury’s AIM Committee would like to challenge the congregation to help stuff the display case on the first floor with school supplies for the students at Ramos Elementary School, one of Asbury’s local mission partners. Beginning Sunday, July 24th through Sunday, September 4th, collection bins will be available by the elevators across from the display case on the first floor of the church. Items that the students would benefit from include ...

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Sunday Summer Drop-In Choir

Do you enjoy singing? Do you like being part of a greater number of singers? Asbury Church we will have a Sunday Summer Drop-In Choir: 7/10, 8/14, and 8/28 for the 10:30 a.m. service.  Rehearsal begins at 9:45 a.m. and ends at 10:15 a.m. in the Choir Room #102. For those who enjoy singing, whether young or old, experienced or no experience, we would love to have you part of the Drop-In Choir this summer. For more information contact Garth Olson, Director of Worship at 610.844.8990 or ...

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5th Annual CROP Hunger Ride Report

Our 5th Annual CROP Hunger Ride took place Saturday June 4h. It was a beautiful day for a bike ride. We had 50 riders between our three routes of 25 miles, 40 miles and 62.5 miles raising $1,845 Thank you to all of our Asbury and Lehigh Wheelman riders as well as the Asbury planning team.

Everlasting Life Ministries Food Drive – 7/10 thru 7/24

Everlasting Life Ministries (ELM) needs our help to host its “One Food Drive A Year” for their downtown Allentown ministry.  ELM distributes food every Saturday throughout the year to between 80 and 120 families.  They receive no governmental monies or food.  Summer is a very difficult time for families, as school is out, and there are no more school provided breakfasts, lunches or snacks.  ELM's food bank is under more pressure to meet the needs of families. From July 10 th ...

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Crafts for the 2016 UMW Fall Bazaar Planning Meeting – 6/20

Anyone interested in helping with items for the Craft Room for this year's UMW Fall Bazaar we will have a planning meet Monday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. in room 215 to share ideas.  Please contact Susan Berry with any questions 610-737-0356.

Hospitality Room Donations For Vacation Bible School Week

Donations are requested for the Hospitality Room for Vacation Bible School.  Dates for VBS this year are Monday July 25 through Friday July 29. A poster board for sign-ups has been placed in the Community Room. Suggested donations include baked goods, cheese cubes, bottled water, chips & salsa, fruit and iced tea.  Please stop by and volunteer to help us treat our VBS volunteers to a special break during their busy mornings.

Reception for Pastor Glenn Asquith - Sun 6/26

Please join us for a light reception on Sunday, 6/26 after the 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM services in the Community Room and after the 5:00 PM service in the Wesley Center to honor Pastor Glenn Asquith, who is retiring at the end of June after 7 years as our Director of Congregational Care.

West Virginia Work Week Donations

Our high school youth and leaders are preparing for their annual mission trip to Philippi, West Virginia and we are asking for your help: Please consider supporting this important mission trip by donating some needed food items. It is amazing how much food 30-40 hardworking teens and adults can consume. Each individual pays to participate in this trip, but that money needs to cover not just the cost of meals, but also construction materials and supplies. So, we would love to have your help. You can find ou ...

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