Asbury News and Event Information

Sarah Circle Meeting - Wed 3/20/19

Sarah Circle will meet at 7PM in room 215 on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Our discussion will focus on our study book Friendship: Sisters for a Journey by Jessie Seneca. Lisa Dolan will be leading our discussion of chapters 8 through 10. All women are cordially invited to join us! Our meetings usually disperse around 9PM.

2019 AIM Yard Sale - Sat 6/15/19

SAVE THE DATE: Our annual AIM (Asbury in Mission) Yard Sale to support Asbury's missions will be held at Asbury Church on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 8am to 1pm in the Wesley Center. Please start saving your donations! Lots of volunteers are needed to make this event a success! Volunteers are needed to help set up the week prior, help the day of the sale, and then lots of help is needed to clean up afterwards. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Jenn Springer at 610-395-7812 or ...

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Health Ministry to offer Blood Pressure Checks – Sun 3/24/19

Asbury’s Health Ministry offers blood pressure screenings on a regular basis as a valuable way to monitor your own health. On Sunday, March 24, 2019, Cedar Crest College Nursing students will be available in the Community Room to offer blood pressure checks in between morning services at your convenience. Monitoring your blood pressure is a valuable health tool. It can tell you many things about your health. And it only takes 3 minutes! If you would like to volunteer to help with blood pre ...

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Asbury’s Boy Scout Troop 12 Flapjack Fundraiser - Sat 3/23/19

Asbury’s Boy Scout Troop 12 would like to invite the congregation to a Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebee’s on Cedar Crest Blvd. Saturday March 23, 2019 between 8am - 10am. Tickets are $7 and include unlimited pancakes, sausage, and drinks (orange juice, coffee, tea, and soft drinks). To reserve your spot, please contact Sheri Miltenberger at  or 484-358-0311 by Sunday, March 17. 

Change-for-Change March 2019: Designated for Care Closet at St. John’s ECC in Allentown

Asbury In Mission (AIM), the Mission Committee of Asbury Church, has a goal of every member being involved in missions. One small, yet meaningful way to participate is by placing your loose change in the Change For Change (CFC) containers in the rear of the Sanctuary or the Worship Center each week. For March 2019, Change for Change is designated for the Care Closet at St. John’s ECC in Allentown. The Care Closet is a Christian-based, non-profit, community service within the Allentown School District ...

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Children's Ministries Communion Workshop - Sat 3/16/19

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, Asbury’s Children’s Ministries will present a 3rd Grade Communion Workshop from 9 AM to 10:30 AM in Room 217. Through this workshop the children will learn: Why we take Communion. How we respond to the celebration of Communion. And the promise offered through Communion. All 3rd graders and their parents are encouraged to attend this important workshop. For more information, please contact Pam Unrath, our Director of Children’s Ministries, at ...

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Special Session of the General Conference Update

Dear Asbury Family,      As many of you know, there was a special General Conference of the United Methodist Church that convened in St. Louis to vote on various plans regarding the Church's stance on homosexuality. There has been a deep divide in our church over this issue and the denomination was looking for ways to move the church forward.      So what happened? After much passionate debate, the General Conference approved the Traditional Plan 53.28% to 46.72%. What this m ...

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Early Response Team (ERT) Training – Sat 3/30/19

Early Response Team training event open to all, at Asbury UMC in Allentown, North District Saturday, March 30, 2019 The Eastern PA Conference Disaster Response Ministry Team will sponsor, in partnership with Asbury Church, an Early Response Team training event. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, at Asbury Church. Early Response Team (ERT), whose mission is to provide skilled support to disaster survivors as soon as communities allow response teams into disast ...

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Volunteer Recognition Day - Sun 3/24/19

Volunteer Recognition Day Sunday, March 24, 2019 We are blessed with so many volunteers at fact, odds are that you're one of them! We're so grateful for the passion, expertise, and resources that are dedicated to building the Kingdom of God by our congregation. On Sunday, March 24, 2019 we want to celebrate and honor all of you who give your time and talents in service to Asbury Church. Are you an usher, greeter, musician, Sunday School teacher? Do you help in the ...

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Update from Asbury's Finance Committee - Feb 2019

2018 FINANCIAL SUMMARY INCOME $1,040,429 EXPENSES $1,066,786    (difference)   ($26,357)    SPENDING SUMMARY ADMINISTRATION/FINANCE $46,813 PROGRAMS $53,680 CONNECTIONAL MINISTRY $70,588 TRUSTEE $178,971 MORTGAGE $118,522  PERSONNEL $598,210 TOTAL $1,066,786 The 2019 Asbury budget was approved by Church Council as follows: Worship Services: Fully Funded Children’s Ministry: Fully Funded P ...

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