Asbury News and Event Information

From the category archives: Missions

Information related to our mission programs

Saturday Service Opportunity: Shipping of Medical Supplies

A note from Asbury in Missions (AIM) Now that we're in Yellow, we've decided to proceed with the shipping of much needed medical supplies THIS SATURDAY, June 27th to Dr. Chris Hena, our Liberian mission partner. We'll start at 10:00 am at an old school in Lehighton (1122 Fairyland Rd, Lehighton, PA 18235) that Through These Hands is using as a warehouse, to pick up some of the larger and awkwardly shaped items. This is less than ½ hour north of Asbury up the NE Extension. As much as we'd li ...

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Collection for Sixth Street Shelter

Asbury will be assisting the Sixth Street Shelter by collecting needed supplies for the Shelter. Donations are being collected from 4:00 - 6:00 PM on Friday, 5/29 and from 10 am - noon on Saturday, 5/30 in the church's upper parking lot. For the safety of all, social distancing with be practiced during this time. Items currently most in need of are: Paper towels Laundry detergents (no perfume or dyes if possible) Mops (prefer Libman Wonder twist mops, they last us a lot longer) Brooms Hand soap B ...

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AIM Yard Sale Cancelled

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, AIM has decided to cancel the Yard Sale that was scheduled for June. Instead, AIM encourages everyone to save their goods and support the UMW Bazaar in November.

Updates from Our Mission Partners

Asbury in Mission (AIM) has been in contact with our mission partners and shares the following messages we've received from them. Please pray for all of them as they, too, navigate the new landscape put before us because of COVID-19. Mark & Deirdre Zimmerman, Nepal Thanks for being in touch, and for your prayers.  Nepal remains relatively untouched by coronavirus, with just one case in January in someone travelling from China, and one case announced yesterday in a Nepali student returning f ...

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Chili Cook-Off 2020 (2/29)

The 2020 Chili Cook-Off is taking place on Saturday, February 29, from 1 PM - 4 PM in the Wesley Center. Learn more at

Christmas Eve 2019 Offering Update

On Christmas Eve, we shared that 50% of the offering collected that day would be donated to Dr. Chris Hena’s new Dental Clinic at Healthy Women, Healthy Liberia in Kakata, Liberia. Thanks to your generosity, a donation of $5,301 will be made to support this important cause. Learn more about the clinic at

Rise Against Hunger (2/29)

Your hands and your heart can help provide a full stomach for those in need in developing nations! The Rise Against Hunger Experience, a meal-packing event where we will team up with Rise Against Hunger to provide 20,000 meals, is taking place on February 29. Visit

to learn more and to register yourself or your family now! (More information to come!)

Ministry Fair (2/23)

UPDATED INFORMATION: Looking to find a place you can belong? For a way to be connected, use your gifts and talents, or dive deeper into scripture? Learn about the many groups of Asbury - and how you can be connected to them - at our Ministry Fair on Sunday, February 23 between morning services. ORIGINAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Save the date: Asbury will be holding a Ministry Fair on Sunday, February 23, between morning services. This event will be a great way to get more information about and ...

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Ramos Christmas: Thank You!!

A note from Dick McCreight on the Christmas gifts for students at Luis Ramos Elementary School in the Allentown School District: Thank you Asbury for adopting Ramos families for Christmas again this year.  We adopted 12 families this time--the most ever.  Gifts were delivered to the school this morning (Monday, December 16) where they were received with great enthusiasm!  We learned that among the 12 families, one had lost everything in a fire, at least one was living in 6th Street Shelt ...

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Adopt a Ramos Family for Christmas

For the past 4 years, Asbury has adopted families from our partner school, Ramos Elementary, to help provide a memorable Christmas. At Ramos Elementary, the majority of students' families live in poverty and a number are simply unable to provide for Christmas gifts.  With the help of Ramos' counselors a list of families is generated for Asbury to adopt.  Last year we were able to provide for 65 family members!  If your family or group would like to adopt a family for the 2019 Christmas season ...

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