Asbury News and Event Information

Help is Needed for the 2018 UMW Annual Bazaar

Asbury Church's 2018 UMW Annual Bazaar has the following volunteer opportunities on November 3, 2018: Santa's Helpers  - Assist with photos from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Especially suited for ages 12-15, but all ages are encouraged to apply. Children's Activities - Assistants needed to help children make a teacher gift, decorate a canvas bag, decorate greeting cards and more. Especially suited for ages 12-15 but all ages are encouraged to apply. Attention all "Roadies" - If you're not a morni ...

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A message from Church Leadership: Facility Changes

It's September...schools are back in session and the carefree days of summer are a memory. In our church, it's transition time - back to "normal" schedules and activities. However, throughout Scripture, God is always encouraging the Christian body to go beyond the "normal" and to take a few steps forward. If we are honest, our goal is to continuously move forward in our faith journey. Wesley called this process Sanctifying Grace. It is the ongoing experience of God's grace as He transforms us into whom or w ...

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Attention Asbury Parents of Current College Students

Asbury College Connection is a small group at Asbury that is focused on keeping in touch with Asbury's youth while they are away at college. We send care packages to these hardworking students once each semester. We will be sending our first care packages out in mid-October and in order to do so we need to collect current addresses of all our college students. Please send your student’s name, address and current contact information by clicking here asburyym.org/collegeconnection an ...

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Donations Needed for the 2018 UMW Bazaar - Metal Hangers

Metal hangers are needed for the Used Clothing section of the upcoming UMW Bazaar (scheduled for Saturday, November 3, 2018). A large box has been placed in the coat area across from the Church office in the lower level for the hangers. Please add your donations before Monday, October 29.


2018 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Report

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference met June 14-16, 2018, at the Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, Pennsylvania. Bishop Peggy Johnson presided. The following report has been adapted by Judy Ehninger from a comprehensive overview of the 2018 Annual Conference by John Coleman, Conference Communications Director.  Attending from Asbury UMC were:  Rev. Eric Yeakel, Judy Ehninger, Lay Member, and the following Lay Equalizing members. Carlen Blackstone, Mei Ling Blackstone, Chuck Ehninger, and Israel Oli ...

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Bishop’s Day on the North District - Mon 10/1/18

Bishop Peggy Johnson will be coming to the North District on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Effort UMC (178 Merwinsburg Rd, Effort, PA 18330) for her annual Bishop's Day on the District.  She will be sharing updated information on the Way Forward, Special General Conference scheduled for February 23-26, 2019.  Members of the EPA Delegation to the Special General Conference will be present for a Listening Session at 8 PM following the Bishop’s pr ...

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"Brewology" to continue through 2019

Asbury is excited to announce that "Brewology" will continue through 2019. Brewology is a small group that meets at 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday of each month at the Brew Works in Allentown. These gatherings are open to all. You do not need to be a member of our congregation or even a committed follower of Christ. No matter where you are on your faith journey…just curious or a longtime Christian…we welcome you.  Pastor Eric Yeakel leads this small group by getting started with some bro ...

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2018 CROP Hunger Walk - Sun 10/14/18

The annual Allentown CROP Hunger Walk is Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 1:30 PM. Please join us at St. Timothy's Church located at Ott & Walnut Streets in Allentown. Registration begins at 1:00 PM, walk begins at 1:30 PM. There will be two routes: "Golden Mile" and 10K Loop through Allentown. Join our team, Asbury Spirt, and help us raise money to help feed our hungry neighbors. This a beautiful walk through downtown Allentown where money raised is going to help the very neighborhoods we walk th ...

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Cub Scout Pack 12 Open House - Fri 9/14/18

Calling all boys and girls in Kindergarten through 5th grade! Cub Scout Pack 12 (sponsored by Asbury Church) is holding an Open House information session on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 6:45pm. Bring the whole family. There will be fun for the kids and information for the parents. Come and find out what Pack 12 is all about! Doors open at 6:45pm in the Wesley Center for our Fall Kick-off Pack Meeting and Open House. The fun starts at 7:00pm. Pack 12 is a fun and active Pack! We do lots of ...

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Grief Support Groups - Fall 2018

Grief is a strong, sometimes overwhelming, natural reaction to loss. Grief is both a universal and a personal experience. While everyone’s experiences of grief will vary and is influenced by the nature of the loss (the death of a loved one, the ending of an important relationship, job loss, loss through theft or the loss of independence through disability) in these support groups, all losses are the same.   Ongoing Option: Thursday Evenings 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM // Aldersgate  Con ...

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