Asbury News and Event Information

Health Ministry: Visit us in the Community Room Sun 1/13/19

Asbury’s Health Ministry will hold brief input sessions in the Community Room on Sunday, January 13, 2019 between morning worship services 9:00 to 9:30 AM and 10:30 to 11:00 AM. All are welcome to stop by our table in the Community Room to share a cup of coffee and discuss ideas for the Winter/Spring. Let us know your suggestions for health-focused programs! Or come see how you can get involved with the Health Ministry (you do not have to have medical experience to join this ministr ...

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Change-for-Change January 2019: Designated for Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley

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 January 2019, Change For Change is designated for Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley, a safe place where victims of abuse and their children can find refuge. Services are provided in Lehigh and Northampton ...

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"Tuesday Morning Bible Study" - New Study to begin Tues 1/22/19

Tuesday Morning Bible Study ~ Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM // Room 108 Contact: Bill Arnold, Director of Congregational Care, at or 610-398-2577 The Tuesday Morning Bible Study will return on January 22, 2019 for one hour sessions of Bible exploration and time together. We are set to begin a 13-week study of the Old Testament Book of Isaiah. All are welcome! For more information – including a schedule, overview and questions for reflection &nda ...

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UMW 2018 Bazaar Follow-up Meeting - Tues 1/15/19

Asbury’s United Methodist Women (UMW) will hold a follow-up meeting to discuss feedback regarding the 2018 Bazaar. All are welcome to attend. All comments, both good and bad, are appreciated as we discuss ways to make improvements for the 2019 Bazaar. The meeting will be held in Room 215 from 6:00PM to 8:30PM on Tuesday, 1/15/19. If you can’t make the meeting but have comments to share, please contact Susan Berry at .

Asbury’s UMW Stamp Ministry

Containers are located on the table near the elevator on the upper level and across from the office on the lower level to place your used postage stamps. Foreign and U.S. stamps are needed, but machine generated stamps cannot be used. Leave PLENTY of paper surrounding the stamp, and no paper clips or rubber bands, please! These stamps are sold to stamp dealers, and the proceeds are used to benefit and distribute Sunday School materials for many denominations throughout Central and South America. Contact Jan ...

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"Drop-In Disciples" Sunday School Class - Topics for 1/6/19 & 1/13/19

For the first two Sundays of the new year (1/6/19 and 1/13/19), the newly named Drop-In Disciples Sunday School class that meets every Sunday at 9:30am in the Aldersgate Room will be led by Carlen Blackstone. The class topic will be "A New Kind of Christianity" which will consider new ways that we can live out our Christian faith as individuals and in community. It's a perfect way to begin the new year and as always, just dropping in is A OK! About this class: This class is geared toward individuals who ca ...

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"Follow" Small Group - New Study Begins January 2019

Follow ~ Wednesdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM // Room 215
Contact: Debbie Lynch at   or 610-509-1906
Follow is a recently formed small group that began in spring 2017 after completion of the Starting Point program. Follow is a multi-age group of people who enjoy discussion and fellowship that meets on Wednesdays September through May (with time off around Christmas). We're beginning a new study of the book of Hebrews starting January, 2019. New members are welcome!

Asbury's Congregational Meeting to discuss the Way Forward - Wed 1/16/19

Asbury Congregational Meeting to discuss the Way Forward Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM in the Worship Center The Council of Bishops has called a Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church to be held February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. The purpose will be to receive and act on a report from the Commission on a Way Forward based on the recommendations of the Council of Bishops. The 32-member Commission was authorized by Ge ...

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Altar Flowers For 2019

The sign-up chart to sponsor altar flowers for 2019 is now posted across from Room 218 on the upper level of the church. Please add your name and phone number next to the date that you wish to sponsor and you will be contacted prior to that date for your dedication. The cost for sponsorship is $45.00.

Worship Service Information for Sundays 12/23 & 12/30/18

Please join us the morning of December 23, 2018 at 9:30am or 11am for special musical worship services in the Sanctuary featuring stories about and singing of some favorite Christmas carols. Please note: There will be NO 8am service that morning and the 5pm service will be a Christmas Eve service with the same message as Monday, December 24. Please join us the morning of December 30, 2018 at 10am for a Wesleyan Covenant Renewal Service in the Sanctuary. Please note: There will be NO other A ...

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