Asbury News and Event Information

Thank you for supporting the monthly UMW special collections

A heartfelt thank you, from the UMW to the entire Asbury Congregation, for your generous donations during the month of May, which will benefit Sacred Heart’s Outreach Programs. 

In addition, July's collection filled two bags of school supplies for The Freedom Schools’ "Back to School Bash". Along with the 24 book bags purchased by the UMW, this will make a bunch of children very happy come September.

Your kindness is greatly appreciated!

Wednesday Evening Bible Study Group will be studying the Book of Acts – Starting 9/9

After starting with the Gospel of John last spring, the Wednesday evening Bible study will study the Book of Acts throughout this coming year. We will start the week after Labor Day and meet from 6:30-8:30 every week with breaks for holidays. However, it is fine for you to join in as often or as little as you'd like. This group is ideally suited for those who have never really done Bible study before, but all are welcome. The Book of Acts is a perfect sequel to John's gospel where Jesus promises the coming ...

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Save the Date: Monday, Sept 14, 2015 – Fundraiser at A.C. Moore

Please Save the date of Monday, Sept 14, 2015 for a fundraiser at A.C. Moore - Whitehall. Asbury UMW will receive 10% of the total dollars spent on Monday Sept 14, 2015. Details and vouchers will follow soon.

Updates from G-Force VBS in Cookson, OK

July 19, 2015 Prayers please. All driving team members arrived safely. Praise God! Ann Lee and Jan Miller's flight was delayed then cancelled. They went back to Allentown, but now have to leave early Sunday AM and weather is still a concern. The old refrigerators here need prayers also. Pray for cool outside AND where our food is stored! Set up is after Sunday Services but we look forward to lots of kids on Monday! T-shirts saying: God is LOVE UNSTOPPABLE are ready! Thank you Asbury UMW!&n ...

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Collection of Used Cell Phones

Collection of used cell phones for Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley is an ongoing project. Turning Point provides service within Lehigh and Northampton Counties and their mission is to: Work toward the elimination of domestic violence Increase community awareness of the problem Empower victims of domestic violence by providing shelter and support services There is a box on the lower level of the church, near the elevator, for used cell phones. For further information, contact Elouise S ...

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Come help paint Ramos Elementary's old playground equipment

Update 7/27/15 Thanks to everyone who has helped paint the Ramos Playground. Will Kratz, Bruce Rowell, Ken Fitch, Dave Drown, Andy Wernham, Dave Torrey, Chen-Chen Fisher, Karen Landis, Cathy Martinez, Carson Sell, Carol Sell, Barb Jandl, Steve Jandl and Dick Brown thanks for sanding, priming, masking and painting the Ramos Playground.  It looks fantastic!  We’re almost there. All that’s left is priming the decking and applying two finish coats. Please add your name to this Google Do ...

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July Ministry Update/Donations Needed

There are many ministries trying to make a difference in the community this month. Can you help by contributing any of the following? Most importantly, prayers - for the West Virginia Work Trip (July 12-18), the Cookson Hills Mission Trip (July 18-25), and Vacation Bible School (July 27-31).  Large insulated coolers are needed (on loan) for the West Virginia trip. Bring them to the Wesley kitchen, labelled with your name, by Thursday, July 9. They will be available ...

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UMW July Collection

During the month of July, Asbury’s UMW will be collecting school supplies for the Freedom School in Allentown and "Back to School Bash". This event strives to meet the needs of the poorest inner city residents of Allentown. The UMW has also purchased 24 book bags for this event and asks that you donate your favorite school supplies for expected 400 community residents. Donation boxes can be found near the elevators. For monetary donations, please contact Debi Olphin at . To ...

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More Adult Volunteers Needed At The Ramos School

Luis A. Ramos Elementary School at 15th and Allen in Allentown needs more adult volunteers for the 2015-2016 school year. Now is a great time to take care of getting the necessary clearances. Please contact Jeanne Muthard (610-509-5464 or ) for information or if you wish to volunteer.

Children’s Ministries Summer Update

Vacation Bible School is fast approaching! (July 27— 31) Please be sure to register your children so they can join us for this amazing week. We will celebrate "God's Love in Action" through music, games, art & science, storytelling, food creation and more! Click here to print out a registration form. Children's Ministries is full of opportunities for folks to serve this summer! Whether you prefer sharing a little time on a Sunday morning as a Sunday School assistant (no prep, no teaching require ...

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