Asbury News and Event Information

UMW Collection - February 2019

For the month of February, Asbury’s United Methodist Women (UMW) is collecting winter ware for Everlasting Life Ministries at New Bethany ECC in Allentown. Every Tuesday morning, the clothing bank serves 40-50 families per week (about 160 families a month). They are in need of: Clean, gently warn or new: coats, hats, gloves and scarves for men, women, and children (all sizes) New socks for men, women, and children (all sizes) Please place donations in the UMW donation bins across from t ...

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Health Ministry Info Table - Sun 2/3/19

Asbury’s Health Ministry will be available in the Community Room on Sunday, February 3, 2019 between morning worship services 9:00 to 9:30 AM and 10:30 to 11:00 AM sharing tips on how to prevent falls.

For more information on how you can get involved with the Health Ministry (you do not have to have medical experience to join this ministry) please contact Doris Farrar at 610-395-2749 or  .

2018 Christmas Eve offering at Asbury - Update

We are excited to announce that the total donation to be given to Youth P.E.A.C.E. Ministries from our Christmas Eve donation is $6,151. Youth P.E.A.C.E. Ministries is a ministry of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church’s Board of Camping and Retreat Ministry. This donation will help support their ministry work in providing affordable camp experiences for low-income youth in grades 6 through 12. Thank you all for your generous contributions!

"Resiliency in Relationships" Workshop – Sat 2/23/19

Resilience is a trait that allows us to muster up courage and strength to push through difficult times in many situations in life, including our relationships with family, friends, and other loved ones. Evaluating this important characteristic and how to build it into ourselves and into our relationships is vital to our growth and health.  Asbury will be offering a three hour workshop exploring relationships on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon (doors open at 8:30 a.m.). Participa ...

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2019 Scholarships Available

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP: The objective of this $3,000 scholarship is to provide opportunities for students to study internationally and to develop an appreciation for other cultures and other countries. The scholarship is available for juniors, seniors, or graduate students who will be studying outside of the United States for a full semester. Specific requirements and applications are available in the Church office and by clicking here. THE CLARKE ENGINEERING & MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND ...

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Help Needed with Sunday Night Dinners

Do you have a passion for serving others, cooking (or just want to test some recipes....), looking for a fun way to interact and serve others, or just looking for something to do on Sunday Nights? Most Sunday nights we serve dinner at 6PM for those who desire it, usually for around 20-30 people. We are in need of additional volunteers to assist with our Sunday Night Dinners. We could use help with any and all aspects of the meals including: meal planning, cooking, service, and/or clean-up. For those who en ...

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Online Worship Producers Needed

Whether sick, traveling, or looking for a new church home, the number of people joining us online for worship each week continues to increase. With recent upgrades in our equipment, we need your help in producing our online worship experience. You don't have to be tech savvy, but have an interest in video production, be able to think one step ahead, and follow basic instructions. Training will be provided. If interested, please contact Steve Howorth at, or stop by our studio loca ...

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Starting Point Begins Thursday 2/14/19

Asbury is excited to announce that we will be having another session of “Starting Point” beginning February 14, 2019. Starting Point is an 8-week small group gathering where your questions about God turn into a conversation about faith. In a Starting Point group, you can discuss your doubts and explore the trickiest topics of faith, free from pressure and judgment. If you or someone you know is new to faith, just checking it out, or coming back to church after some time away, Starting Point is a ...

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New “Drop-in Disciples” Adult Sunday School Class: Topics for January/February 2019

All are welcome to join the recently formed new Adult Sunday School class called “Drop-In Disciples”. This class is geared toward individuals who cannot make a weekly commitment and is open to all. Feel free to drop in when your schedule permits. We meet at 9:30 on Sunday morning in the Aldersgate Room. Topics vary according to whoever volunteers to lead that morning. Sometimes we discuss the sermon from the previous week. Sometimes we view a short video to stimulate discussion. Or we may c ...

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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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