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Outdoor Worship Service (August 2 - Registration Required)

Make your reservation! Asbury is holding an outdoor worship service on Sunday, August 2, at 8 AM! Here’s a brief rundown everything you’ll need to know: The service will feature... • A message from a pastor • A liturgist • Music, but no singing • No offering collection What You Need to Do • Practice social distancing • Wear a mask • Bring a chair • Register to let us know you're coming at ...

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2020 EPA Annual Conference Scheduled

2020 EPA Annual Conference Announcement from Bishop Peggy A. Johnson   Greetings in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, I am writing to let the Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference know that I have prayerfully decided that the bulk of our annual conference sessions this fall will be virtual and not in-person (face to face). The continual rise in COVID 19 cases, the threat of a second wave in the fall, the age of most of our constituents, and the budgetary challenges we are facing ha ...

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Asbury's 2020 Charge Conference Scheduled

Asbury's 2020 Charge Conference has been scheduled for Thursday, September 24th at 6:00 PM at Asbury. More details to follow.

Pam Unrath Becoming Director of Children's and Youth Ministries

A note from Pastor Eric As many of you know, Stephanie Cramer accepted a position as co-pastor, along with her husband, at Grace-St. Paul United Methodist Church in Jim Thorpe, PA. Therefore, Stephanie resigned her position as part-time Director of Youth Ministry at Asbury. I hope you join me in praying for Stephanie and her family during this transition. Although we will miss Stephanie's leadership with our youth, I am excited to announce that Pam Unrath will now take on a new role as the Director of ...

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Church Council Update Webinar - June 7, 2020

Asbury's Church Council held a webinar on Sunday, June 7, to share updates on Asbury, including the steps Asbury will take as Lehigh County moves into the "yellow" phase of reopening. The replay of this webinar can be viewed below; and a link to the slide presentation as a PDF follows.

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Update from Asbury's Church Council (June 7 via Zoom)

Church Council will be hosting a meeting via Zoom on Sunday, June 7, at 11:30 AM to share updates on Asbury. Registration for this meeting is REQUIRED. Register below to receive meeting access details via email.

UPDATED June 7, 2020 - Registration for this event is now closed.

Capital Campaign COMPLETED!!

In the midst of a challenging time, we still have much to celebrate!  Thanks to your amazing generosity, we have reached our goal for the Capital Campaign of $350,000! Praise God!! Thank you to all who supported this important initiative; and continue to watch for updates on project progress in the coming months.

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Asbury's Church Council Approves Plan of Applying for CARES Act Loan

At a special Charge Conference held on Friday, April 10, Asbury's Church Council voted to approve a motion to apply for a loan via the CARES Act. If secured, this loan will provide payroll protection for Asbury's over the coming months.

Special Charge Conference (April 10)

A special Charge Conference will be held online on Friday, April 10, at 3 PM to formally approve a vote that Church Council will be taking on Monday night to attempt to secure a loan through the The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. How to Join: Topic: Asbury Church Special Charge Conference Time: Apr 10, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) A PASSWORD IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MEETING. To get a password, email us at . Make sure to give us your ...

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Update from Asbury's Leadership on Coronavirus Response (March 31, 2020)

In response to the ongoing global pandemic, Asbury's pastors, staff, and lay leaders announce the following updates (as of March 30): The building is now closed indefinitely. When the time comes to re-open, rest assured we will send that communication as far in advance as possible (and very ready to celebrate gathering again!). For the safety of all, and to keep Asbury's building virus-free, access to the building is now limited to office and custodial staff only. All other key cards have been deactiv ...

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