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Bible Study and Discussion Group information.

"Brewology" - A Theological Discussion Forum Continues Through 2018

Everyone is invited to join Pastor Eric Yeakel at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Brew Works in Allentown for our theological discussion forum called “Brewology.” There will be a specific room designated for these gatherings within the restaurant. The gatherings are open to our congregation members as well as the community. Pastor Eric is hoping to engage in conversation with many non-churched and nominally-churched people who have various perspectives on matters of faith. ...

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2017 Fall Small Group Opportunitites

Pastor Eric has talked many times about the importance of small groups and having intentional relationships with people who have the same goal. These groups provide us with opportunities to connect with each other; share the journey of knowing, loving and serving God; and help us grow in our relationship with Jesus. When you get together with other Christians in a small group environment you find it will give you the power and strength to become the person God created you to be. If you are looking for a sma ...

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P.E.P. Club (People Enjoying People) 2017-2018 Meeting Schedule

P.E.P. Club (People Enjoying People) is an easy-going social/educational group for senior members and friends of the church. The group meets in the Parlor/Community Room at 9:30AM on the 3rd Friday of every month for coffee & fellowship followed by a program that starts at 10:15AM. In December and June the group gathers for a covered dish luncheon at 11:30AM.  Please click here to view a PDF of the 2017-2018 meeting schedule. Or for more information, please contact Sh ...

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New Small Group Called “Follow” to Begin Wed 4/12

A new small group called “Follow” will begin on Wednesday, April 12. We will meet for 8 weeks in Room 217 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. For many, the Christian life feels like a long game of "Jesus says." Jesus says pray…Jesus says give…Jesus says go to church, but upon further investigation, we discover that Jesus' invitation to his first century audience was an invitation to a relationship. In this study we will take a look at Jesus' teachings in the Gospels and see wh ...

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End of Life Planning Workshop

Bill Arnold, Asbury’s Director of Congregational Care, will be offering a 4-week End of Life Planning Workshop. The group will meet for 4 Wednesdays April 19 through May 10. Registration is required by April 15th and will be limited to the first 20 registrants. The first session will be off-site at Central Moravian Church at 7:30pm for a lecture with Ellen Goodman entitled “The Most Important Conversation America Isn’t Having”. Each additional session will be held at Asbury Church at ...

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Sunday Evening Lenten Bible Study

Deacon Greg Ellis will be leading a Lenten Bible Study on Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m. in Room 208. Join us Sunday, March 5 through Sunday, April 9 as we study the Book of Jude. This small book contains words of warning and encouragement that are relevant today. Each weekly lesson is self-contained, so join us any Sunday if you can’t make it every week.

Women's Retreat at Pocono Plateau - 3/17 thru 3/19

A women's retreat will be held at Pocono Plateau on March 17-19, 2017. Join women from Salem and Salem-Berne United Methodist churches to have fellowship, fun, enjoy winter activities and grow spiritually as we walk in God's forgiveness and learn to forgive others. The retreat will run from 8 pm on Friday through 1 pm on Sunday. Cost $150. Meals and snacks are provided. We will be housed in Carlson Lodge which has dormitory style beds, running water, hot showers and a lovely fireplace. Feel free to bri ...

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Alternate Grief Support Group begins 2/27

An alternate Grief Support group called “Caring in a Nutshell” will be offered by Asbury's Parish Nurses & Health Ministry and is open to all members and friends of Asbury United Methodist Church who have suffered a loss. This group will meet for 5 weeks on Monday afternoons beginning Monday, February 27 thru March 27 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in the Aldersgate Room. Participants will work in a small group setting supporting each other while exploring techniques and topics introduced to help ...

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Sarah Circle Meeting - 1/18

Sarah Circle will meet on Wednesday, January 18 at 6:45 pm in Room 217. We will discuss "Salvation - Abundant Life Now" from Animate Faith. All women are welcome.

Starting Point – New Small Group Beginning 2/8

This winter, Asbury will be offering a new small group called Starting Point. Whether you are new to the Christian faith, simply curious about it, or reexamining it after time away from church, you’ll appreciate the accepting, conversational, small group environment that this class offers. Starting Point is the ideal small group for those with questions about faith and those who want to learn more about the Bible and Christianity. Come as you are, be who you are, and build enriching connections with ...

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