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Stamp Ministry Update

The Stamp Ministry collects used postage stamps from all over the world. These stamps are prepared and sold to stamp dealers and every penny earned from these sales is used to prepare and distribute Sunday School materials in South America; at this time Argentina is the recipient. Three large boxes of stamps have been taken to Shell Point Community in Fort Myers, Florida where the final preparation for the sale to the dealers takes place. Thank you for your faithful participation in this ministry. In 2014 ...

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Mission Brunch – Sun 5/15

Join us on May 15th in the Wesley Center from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm for another amazing mission brunch.  This month's brunch will support our friends at La Plena Tres as they travel on a mission trip to Cuba.  In addition to our usual suburb mission fare, La Plena Tres will be providing their famous pastelillos!  Enjoy the food & fellowship as we help support a great cause.

5th Annual CROP Hunger BIKE Ride - Sat 6/4

Join us for the 5th Annual CROP Hunger Bike Ride on Saturday June 4th leaving Rodale Fitness Park in Trexlertown with a light lunch following the ride. Registration times: 7:00 AM, 8:00 AM & 9:00 AM. Three different scenic routes are offered: Metric Century ride out to Hawk Valley, 40 mile rolling hills to Crystal Cave, or 25 mile mostly flat easy ride to Bowers Park. Click here to view a flyer with more information. Or go to www.bikereg.com/crop-hunger-bike-ride to pre-register; fee is $30 by June 1st; ...

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2016 Indoor Yard Sale & Great American Bake Sale - Sat 6/18

Join us for this year’s AIM Indoor Yard Sale on Saturday, June 18th 8am - 1pm in the Wesley Center. Possible items available to purchase include: household items, furniture, books, tapes, CDs, DVDs, toys, games, puzzles, sporting goods, garage tools, small appliances, and much more. Proceeds benefit community and world-wide mission programs. If you have items you wish to donate for this sale, you may drop off gently used, clean items in the enclosed hallway outside the Wesley Center sta ...

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Parish Nurse Conference Retreat - Thurs 6/9

Asbury UMC will host the annual Parish Nurse Conference Retreat on Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 8:15 am to 4:00 pm. Pleases join us for this enlightening day in "nourishing the sole/soul." Our keynote speaker is Pastor Eric Yeakel on the topic Breathing Room. The day continues with a Victorian Gastronomic lunch and music along with British Tudor health tips and creative breakout sessions to experience stress reducing techniques. The program is open to the community and offers CEU's for RN's. Anyone in the h ...

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Blood Drive - Sun 6/26

To help with the shortage of blood for the Lehigh Valley area, the Parish Nurse Health Ministry has arranged for The Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile to be at Asbury Church again on Sunday, June 26, 2016 from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm outside the Wesley Center. We encourage families to give together in the spirit of giving to others. Teens can give blood starting at age 17. One pint of blood can save three lives! Be sure to sign up!

Pentecost - Sun 5/15

Pentecost is the day Christians commemorate the Holy Spirit coming upon the apostles and others assembled in Jerusalem. It marks the beginning of the Christian church and the proclamation of its message throughout the world. It is often referred to as the birthday of the church. (Pentecost is one of the most important days of the Christian year, celebrated on the fiftieth day after Easter. The Greek word pentecoste means “fiftieth day.”) This year Pentecost is on Sunday, May 15th.&nbs ...

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UMW May Collection

For the month of May, Asbury’s UMW would like to support a Valley Youth House program called The Synergy Project. A program designed to help runaway, homeless, nomadic street youth age 21 and under, The Synergy Project, began in Bucks County and eventually grew to include the Allentown area. The program offers survival supplies, peer support, informal counseling, information and referral service and assistance to get youth off of the streets, if desired. Go to www.valleyyouthhouse.org to lea ...

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Annual Baby Bottle Campaign for Care Net Lehigh Valley

Please join us in supporting our annual Baby Bottle Campaign for Care Net of the Lehigh Valley! On Mother's Day, 5/8, baby bottles will be available at the doors of the Sanctuary and the Open Door Service that you may take, fill with spare change, and return on Father's Day, 6/19. All the money goes to Care Net Lehigh Valley, an agency supported by Asbury in Mission. Care Net provides pregnancy support services, resources and life skills education to women, men and youth right here in the Lehigh Valley. Ca ...

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Special time of prayer - Thurs 5/5

The Sanctuary will be open for a time of silent prayer, Thursday, May 5 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM. This will be a time to pray for the General Conference which starts the following week, the nation, the upcoming elections, the church, Pennsylvania state/local government, and your own personal requests. The labyrinth will also be available to walk during this time. Let us be a House of Prayer. Come pray on Thursday, May 5.

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