Asbury News and Event Information

Service Opportunity: Classroom Volunteers for Ramos Elementary

Have a few free hours during the school day, and want to make a difference in children's lives? Our partner school, Ramos Elementary in Allentown, is looking for a few classroom volunteers. Contact Jeannie Muthard at if interested.

2019 Choir Opportunities

Asbury has a rich history in musical arts, and we invite you to consider lending your voice (or hands) to one of our choirs as we begin the fall schedule. Choirs are as follows. Please contact the director listed with any questions. VOCAL CHOIRS JOYFUL NOISEMAKERS Kindergarten - Grade 1 Rehearsal: Wednesday, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM, Room 108 beginning 9/11 Director: Tina Lebrecht RAINBOW SINGERS Grades 2-6 Rehearsal: Wednesday, 6:30 PM – 7:10 PM, Room 102 (Choir Ro ...

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Rev. Barbara S. Lee Appointed as Pastor of Discipleship and Congregational Care

Special Announcement from Pastor Eric   Rev. Barbara S. Lee I am excited to announce that Bishop Peggy Johnson has appointed the Rev. Barbara S. Lee to Asbury Church as the full-time Pastor of Discipleship and Congregational Care. Barbara will be the pastor in charge of adult small group ministries, other ministries focused on spiritual growth and all aspect ...

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Health Ministries' Flu Shot Clinic - October 13

Asbury’s Health Ministry is holding a Flu Clinic on October 13 from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM in the Aldersgate Room. Flu shots, administered by Michael Silvonek, RPH, will be available free for those with Medicare Part B; and for $30 for members with no insurance. For each flu shot, a portion of the fee will be donated to Asbury’s Capital Campaign. For additional information, visit the Health Ministry chat tables in the Community Room on September 29 and October 6. About Asbury Health Ministr ...

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Cub Scout Pack 12 Fall Open House - September 13

Cub Scout Pack 12 of Asbury UMC is holding their Fall Open House Friday, September 13 at 6:45 PM. This Open House is a great opportunity to check out Cub Scouts!! Cub Scouts is for boys and girls in Kindergarten through 5th grade. We are a Friday Night pack, meaning our Den Meetings and most of the Pack activities take place Friday nights. Come meet the fun scouts and leaders that make up Pack 12 and see what scouting is all about!

Volunteer Opportunities - August 2019

Asbury is in need of dedicated volunteers to assist with various worship-related tasks. Please prayerfully consider the following opportunities and let us know if you can help! • Worship attendance Enterer (computer work - 1 hour a month; can be done at home) • Lay Reader Scheduler (schedule is made 3 times a year and takes about an hour) • Multimedia Technicians (run the slides during worship - training provided) Contact Laurie Wallace Theisen, Director of Lay Ministrie ...

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Volunteers Needed for Mystery Dinner Theater

Asbury's Mystery Dinner Theater supporting the Capital Campaign is on September 21; and we need your help to make it a success! Volunteers are needed for setup (12 PM - 4 PM), food service (6 PM - 8 PM), and cleanup (8 PM - 10 PM). If you're able to help, please contact Vendel Peter at

More information on the Mystery Dinner Theater can be found at

Apostle/Faith Handbell Choirs Beginning September 4

It's September... that means time for ringing bells!

Apostle and Faith Ringers will be starting weekly Wednesday practices starting at 5:45 PM in the Bell Room (206). Apostle and Faith Ringers are grades 2 through 12. 

Please contact Kelly Kennedy at 914-419-3101 or 484-863-9104 prior to September 1st if you or your child are interested in participating.

Use Amazon Smile for Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-school shopping? By using Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to Asbury. Just go to and choose "Asbury Allentown United Methodist Church" as your charity!

Asbury Financial Update: Church Mortgages

As you may or may not know, Asbury has Three (3) mortgages on our property.  Two (2) of the mortgages are with Wells Fargo.  The first of these mortgages is the original mortgage and was refinanced in 2013 in the amount of $1,245,130.31 at 3.90 %, with a balloon payment due in 2023.  The monthly payment for this mortgage is $7,533.50.  This is a typical commercial loan amortized over 20 years with a balloon after 10 years. The ...

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