Asbury News and Event Information

Smiling Faces needed on Sunday Mornings

Friendly & smiling faces are needed on Sunday morning to greet and work at the Welcome Center/Information Desk. One half-hour a month would be very helpful!  Contact Anita Quayle ( ) if you can be a greeter, and Laurie Wallace Theisen ( ) if you can work at the Welcome Center/Information Desk.

Chili Cook-Off a Huge Success

On Saturday, March 16th 450 to 500 people came together to celebrate community at Asbury Church.  And what a celebration it was!  With 40 chili chefs, a live band, celebrity judges, children’s activities and Wild West Photos it was an amazing, high-energy evening.  The Chili Cookoff team is pleased to announce that over $3,000 was raised for ministries of the Lehigh County Conference of Churches.  Ira Faro, Development Senior Director for the Conference of Churches says the funds will be ...

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It’s Much More Than Just Chili

As we’ve worked together to plan this year’s Chili Cookoff, we’ve learned much about the ministries of the Lehigh County Conference of Churches.  The Aspires Mentoring Program was actually established at Asbury Church years ago and continues to mentor at-risk youth in the Allentown School District under the Conference of Churches umbrella.  The Conference of Churches Soup Kitchen at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church serves clients living below the federal poverty level, providing free meals to allow them ...

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Prayer Shawl Circle (Knitting Angels) reorganizing

A reorganizational meeting of the Prayer Shawl Circle (Knitting Angels) will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6:00 in the Aldersgate Room .   If you are unable to attend but would like additional information,  please contact Pam Grossmann (610-398-8066) @ )  or Dale Begany (610-216-9517) at     Join us at the  meeting and find out about this ministry that reaches out to those in need of comfort, solac ...

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Moms invited to join Hannah Circle

Are you a mom?  Do you need some grown-up time?  Well…have we got the answer for you!  Hannah Circle is starting back up again and it wouldn’t be the same without you.  For those of you who missed us on UMW Sunday, please send your contact information (name/address/phone/e-mail) to .  We would like to include you in our next chapter of fun! 

Wednesday Nights just got a bit more delicious

Wednesday Night Dinner Mission at The Garden of ‘Eatin’ Café Life can be so busy…going to work, driving kids to activities, going to meetings, running errands. There are so many things that can fill up your precious time. One thing you’re most likely missing out on is the opportunity to sit down and enjoy a good meal.   Our solution…   Stop by the “Garden of ‘Eatin’ Café” (aka the Wesley Center) on Wednesday evenings anytime between 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. During our trial period in O ...

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Asbury to Help Center City Kids through Tutoring

During worship on Sunday, May 3, a new opportunity will be presented where you can have an impact on children and youth in center-city Allentown. You can have the opportunity to tutor children at Ramos Elementary School in Allentown. You can be involved at several levels with our Asbury | Ramos Initiative.    Pray for Ramos teachers and students. Give an hour a week of your time to help a student with reading and math. Pray for and offer Christ’s love to that student. If you ...

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Asbury to provide Emergency Shelter to Members

In the event of an emergency such as the power outage experienced last October,Asbury has taken steps to become a shelter for the members of the congregation.  We have shower and kitchen facilities, camp pads and internet connections.  The church answering service will be prepared to help with any information you may require and will arrange to have someone meet you at the church.