Asbury News and Event Information

Pastoral Letter from Bishop Peggy Johnson in response to the United Methodist Judicial Council Decisions

Please click here to read a Pastoral Letter from Bishop Peggy Johnson in response to the United Methodist Judicial Council Decisions 1378 and 1379 regarding the legislation passed at the February Special General Conference. Copies of this letter are available at the lower level Welcome Desk downstairs and from Judy Ehninger, EPA Delegate. 
Please contact Judy with any questions or comments,  or 610-442-3140.

Asbury's going 'Over the Edge' again Sat 6/1/19

Asbury Church is going ‘OVER THE EDGE’ again and you can help!  Lehigh Conference of Churches has once again partnered with the City of Allentown and Over The Edge to hold a unique fundraising event called Valley Over The Edge. For Valley Over The Edge 2019 participants will raise money to rappel 11 stories down Two City Center in downtown Allentown. The goal is to raise $100,000 to help local families and individuals in crisis and to bring awareness to The Conference and its work in the ...

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Drop-In Disciples Sunday School Class Topic 4/28 & 5/5/19

Do you plan to leave this earth one day? Join the Drop-In Disciples Sunday School Class for a discussion of “the gray zone and beyond”. Are you or a loved one facing the challenges of aging? Our circumstances may be different, but we all share the common experience that one day we will leave this earth. How can we better prepare ourselves and our loved ones for this inevitability? Lisa Dolan will lead us in this discussion on Sundays 4/28/19 and 5/5/19 at 9:30 AM in the Aldersgate Room.

Four Week Cancer Support Group - Tuesday evenings in May 2019

Four Week Cancer Support Group Tuesday evenings in May 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, & 5/28/19 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Asbury Church, in coordination with the Cancer Support Community of the Lehigh Valley, is exploring the launch of a new support group for those whose lives have been impacted by cancer – either as a patient, a family member, or a friend. On Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM at Asbury Church we will welcome our first of three quest speakers: Laura Oesterle, Program Coordin ...

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Addiction Awareness Seminar - Sat 5/4/19

Addiction Awareness Seminar Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:00 AM – 12 Noon (doors open at 8:30 AM) Addiction Awareness Seminar: The misunderstood disease of addiction and how it affects individuals and families throughout the Lehigh Valley. Addiction is a complex disease of the brain and body that involves compulsive use of one or more substances despite serious health and social consequences. Addiction disrupts regions of the brain that are responsible for reward, motivation, learning, judgment, and ...

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Health Ministry Info Table - Sun 5/5/19

Beth Damnweber RN & Laura Dodson will be available to offer guidance and education on skin and colon cancer screenings at the Health Ministry table in the Community Room on Sunday, May 5, 2019 between morning services. Please stop by for information and education on these common medical problems. The Health Ministry is seeking new members to assist with offering gifts to enhance holistic health to our congregation. We meet for a brief time on Sunday mornings in the Parlor and your time for sharin ...

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Cub Scout Pack 12 Open House - Thurs 4/25/19

Cub Scout Pack 12 of Asbury United Methodist Church would like to invite all boys and girls in Kindergarten through 4th grade to come to our Open House on Thursday, April 25, 2019 starting at 6:45 PM in the Wesley Center. There will be activities and information for the whole family. Come see what makes Cub Scouts so fun! Children going to Kindergarten in fall 2019 are welcome to attend.

Congregational Chats - Sun 5/5/19

Please join us for one our next Congregational Chats on Sunday, May 5, 2019 in the Wesley Center in-between morning worship services (9:00-9:30am and 10:30-11:00am).

Sarah Circle Meeting - Wed 4/17/19

Sarah Circle will meet at 7:00 PM in room 215 Wednesday, April 17., 2019. We will resume our study of Friendship: Sisters for a Journey by Jessie Seneca. Deb McCleary will lead us in discussion of chapters 9-12. As always, all women are cordially invited to join our group!

Worship Service Information for Sunday 4/28/19

Please note: On Sunday, April 28, 2019 there will be NO 8:00 AM service. Be sure to join us at 9:30 AM or 11:00 AM for a special "Celebration of Music Ministry" in the Sanctuary. Or at 5:00 PM in the Worship Center for our Open Door service.