Asbury News and Event Information

Community Room Centerpieces Refresh

The seasonal centerpieces in the Community Room are being refreshed. We are in need to artificial flowers and small vases by July 22. If you're able to help, please place these items in the red bin in the collection area across from the offices. Questions? Contact Sarah Fullton.

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2019 North District Family Picnic - Sat 7/27/19

2019 North District Family Picnic Open to All!  Knoebels Amusement Park 391 Knoebels Blvd, Elysburg, PA 17824  Saturday, July 27, 2019 ~ 11 am to 2 pm Pavilion S  Lunch Provided by the North District Office. Play games, win prizes and then spend some time enjoying the Knoebels’ activities. Please help us have an accurate lunch count by registering! (There will be a free will offering basket for those who really want to contribute.) RSVP by Monday, July 15, 2019 https://www.eise ...

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Opportunities To Serve In Worship

LAY READERS: The list of people willing to read Scripture in worship is being updated (8:00 & 11:00 AM services September—May; 10:30 AM service in the summer). If you are willing to be a Lay Reader and are not currently on the list, please contact Laurie Wallace Theisen (  MULTIMEDIA TECHNICIANS: This is a one- to two-Sunday commitment a month opportunity. We are especially in need of 11:00 AM Multimedia Technicians. You will not be responsible for creating the slide d ...

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Support for our 2019 Youth Ministries West Virginia Mission Trip

God has laid a calling on the hearts of the youth of Asbury Church for the past 26 years to minister to the residents of Barbour County, West Virginia, through spending a week doing home building and repair in that area.  We return this year to continue to be God's hands and feet in that part of our world. This year's trip dates are July 21-27, 2019.  Covering costs for a trip like the West Virginia Work Week mission trip is no small task.  Please prayerfully consider if you are able to cont ...

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Barrels of Love for Liberia - Sat 7/13/19

Saturday, July 13, 2019 is our next Barrels of Love packing event. Please join us in room 204 (Henritzy Class Room) at 11:00 AM [please note the updated time]. We'll pack barrels and then head up to Through These Hands in Slatington to pick up medical supplies. Barrel sponsorship is always welcome. Each barrel plus shipping costs $200. Please make checks payable to Asbury UMC with "Barrels of Love" in the memo line.  See you on the 13th for a morning of mission and fellowship.& ...

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Mark & Deirdre Zimmerman Visit - Sun 7/14/19

Want a delightful way to spend a summer Sunday evening?  On July 14, 2019 our longtime mission partners, Mark & Deirdre Zimmerman, will be visiting Asbury from Nepal. Please join us at 5:00 PM for Open Door worship in the Worship Center (“Asbury at the Movies” sermon series message about Mary Poppins Returns). At 6:00 PM (also in the Worship Center) we'll hear from the Zimmerman family about their ministry in Nepal followed by a barbecued rib dinner in the Wesley Center prepared by ...

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Lehigh Conference of Churches Summer Toiletry Drive

The Lehigh Conference of Churches is currently seeking donations for their Summer Toiletry Drive. Desperately needed personal care items include: full-size bottles of shampoo, conditioner, and body wash; deodorant for men and women; toilet paper; razors and shaving cream; feminine care products; and toothpaste and toothbrushes. Pathways Housing Services, a program of the Lehigh County Conference of Churches, distributes personal care items to people facing hard times and struggling families. Currently, the ...

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Help Wanted For Various Areas Of The Church Building And Grounds

Asbury needs individuals or groups to adopt the following areas of the church building and grounds for ongoing maintenance throughout the year: Hill by the Sidewalk Outside Upper Entrance – Remove morning glory, Weeding, General Upkeep Winchester Ave Entrance & Asbury Sign – General Upkeep Springhouse Road Entrance & Main Asbury Sign – General Upkeep Shrubs Between Lower Parking Lot and Residences – Trimming Bushes, General Upkeep Tiered Area ...

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Sarah Circle Dinner - Wed 6/19/19

Believe it or not, it’s time for Sarah Circle's year-end dinner together before our summer break. We will resume our monthly meetings in September 2019. We will meet at 6:30PM at Madeline’s on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 (1250 Turnstone Drive, Fogelsville, PA 18051 484-277-2250). Please join us as we wrap up the year with laughter, good food and fellowship – contact Dot Hess at 484-894-3071 for a reservation. As always, all women are cordially invited to join us!

Lay Readers Needed

The list of people willing to read Scripture during worship at the 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM services September through May (10:30 AM service in the summer) is being updated. If you are willing to be a Lay Reader and are not on the list, please contact Laurie Wallace Theisen  at or 610-398-2577.