Asbury News and Event Information

Sarah Circle Meeting - Wed 5/15/19

Sarah Circle will meet at 7:00 PM in room 215 Wednesday, May 15, 2019. We will complete our study of Friendship: Sisters for a Journey by Jessie Seneca. Holly Martin will lead us in discussion of chapters 13-15. As always, all women are cordially invited to join our group.

2019 AIM Yard Sale - Sat 6/15/19

All are invited to our annual AIM (Asbury in Mission) Yard Sale to support Asbury's missions. It will be held at Asbury Church on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 8am to 1pm in the Wesley Center.   Donated items to be sold will be accepted the week before the Yard Sale. All donations can be dropped off in the enclosed hallway outside the Wesley Center (hall adjacent to gym, with all the windows) starting on Sunday, June 9, after morning church services are over from 12pm ...

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Information about the UMC Special General Conference

The Judicial Council, at its April 2019 meeting, reviewed actions taken by the special General Conference in February. The council serves as The United Methodist Church’s supreme court. General Conference, the denomination’s top lawmaking body, passed the Traditional Plan, which enhances current policies about homosexuality and strengthens enforcement, and approved procedures for local churches to disaffiliate from the denomination and retain local church property. All of this legisla ...

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2019 Great American Bake Sale - Sat 6/15/19

The Great American Bake Sale will be held in connection with the Asbury In Mission Yard Sale on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the lower level lobby of Asbury Church (just outside the Wesley Center). Proceeds will go to Lehigh Valley Food Council - Summer Meal Program a wonderful local organization which provides free summer meals to children in our community. Please contact Debbie Holt (610-392-4802 or to contribute baked goods, to help with set up, or to ...

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2019 Baby Bottle Campaign for Bright Hope of the Lehigh Valley - Begins Sun 5/12/19

Once again on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12, 2019, boxes of empty baby bottles will be available at the back of the Sanctuary (and the following Sunday, May 19 at the 5pm Open Door Worship Service) that you may take, fill with spare change, and return on Father's Day, Sunday, June 16. All the money goes to Bright Hope of the Lehigh Valley, an agency supported by Asbury In Mission. Bright Hope PSC is an organization that provides pregnancy support and life skills education. This includes pregnancy  ...

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Volunteer Schedulers Needed

Volunteers are needed to make schedules for: Lay Readers in Worship, Greeters, and Altar Flowers. (3 separate positions) A schedule of volunteers needs to made once every 3-4 months, and takes about an hour. A small time commitment that is very helpful to the church, plus it's a great way to get to know more people in the congregation! Contact Laurie Wallace Theisen (church office or ) if you can help.

Summer Worship 2019

Our Summer Worship schedule begins Sunday, May 26 and goes through Sunday, September 1, 2019. 9:00 AM Contemporary Worship in the Sanctuary (NO 9:00 AM worship on 8/4) 10:30 AM Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary 5:00 PM Open Door Alternative Worship in the Worship Center (NO 5:00 PM worship 5/12, 5/26, 6/16, 6/23, 7/21, 8/4, or 9/1) 9:00 AM Children, Youth and Adult Sunday School Can't make it to worship? All Sanctuary services are streamed live online at https://live.asbur ...

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Change-for-Change May 2019: Designated for Summer Camp Scholarships

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 May 2019, Change for Change is designated for Summer Camp Scholarships.

Community Bike Works Fundraiser - Thurs 5/9/19

Community Bike Works, one of Asbury's local mission partners, is holding a fundraiser on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 5-7 PM at Keck Park (614 S. Carlisle St. Allentown, PA 18109) to honor the 5,000 young people they've connected with since opening their doors in 1995. They will have tours of their East Allentown bike shop and mountain bike trail, as well as a student showcase. Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $5.00 for children. To purchase tickets, please contact Hannah Milagio at 610-4 ...

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Donate to Healthy Women, Healthy Liberia this Mother's Day

Here's a great idea for honoring your mother this Mother's Day, consider remembering your mother by making a gift in her honor (or memory) to Healthy Women, Healthy Liberia for the mothers and children in Kakata Liberia. To learn more about this Asbury mission partnership with Dr. Chris Hena, visit Make your checks payable to Asbury UMC and be sure to write "Adv. #3022266" on the memo line. Thank you for helping improve healthcare for mothers and their families in Liberia.