Asbury News and Event Information

Struggling to find that perfect gift?

Are you struggling with Christmas shopping for that friend or relative who seems to have everything and needs nothing?  Does Uncle Joe really want or need another tie?  Here’s a suggestion to make gift-buying more meaningful this Christmas season.  Through Gifts from the Heart you may choose from 90 gifts to our mission partners that can be given in honor of your friends.  Gifts range in price from $1 to $4,000 so there is a gift in everyone’s price range.  Come back to ...

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Join Families on the Grow for Christmas Caroling

Please join Families on the Grow for Christmas caroling on Saturday December 7.  We will meet at the lower level welcome desk at Asbury at 1:15 pm.  We will be caroling at LutherCrest on Hausman Road in Allentown and possibly a few other stops.  For more information, please contact Paul Wood at or 610-437-1862.

Reach Others in need though our Christmas Outreach

Are you interested in providing gifts for a needy family or individual this holiday season?   Stop by the Community Room beginning Sunday, November 24 and adopt an individual and/or family. We are also in dire need of individuals to assist at the sign up table after the 8 and 9:30 services on 11/24, 12/1, and 12/8.  It only takes 15 minutes per shift and is a great way to contribute to the outreach program!     Contact Marc or Betsy Dobbs for further information at 484 788-4828 or 61 ...

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Asbury Connection to meet for Business and Fellowship

Asbury Connection, a ministry to keep our post high school young adults engaged, will meet at Panera on Tilghman on Wed. Dec. 4th at 7:30PM.  Join us for a short business meeting and fellowship.  For more information contact Dot Hess @ 610-391-9212 or

Advent: The First Noel Sermon Series

In the midst of the shopping, the chaos, and the Christmas hype we will be remembering the real meaning of the season.  Each week we’ll retrace a part of Mary and Joseph’s journey, from the announcement of her pregnancy, to the birth of Jesus in the stable in Bethlehem.   The wonder and humility of Mary; the pain and disappointment of Joseph; the awe of the shepherds.  None of the people in the Christmas story are there by accident.  God clearly chose certain people to be par ...

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Advent is almost here, but Writers are needed for Lenten Devotional

Contributors are wanted for Asbury’s 2014 Lenten devotional, Lead Me, Lord. Write a devotional of 250 words or, if you prefer visual arts, create a simple black line drawing to inspire.  Please contact Cindy Brown ( or 610-799-3634) for specific instructions or visit our table in the Community Room Nov. 17. Writers can also sign-up on the bulletin board upstairs across from the elevator. Final deadline for all submissions is Jan. 12.

Chili Cookoff to help Lay Leader in Liberia

Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Awesome Asbury Chili Cookoff on March 15, 2014 from 5:00 to 8:00pm.  You'll have the opportunity to taste and vote for your favorite chili from 40 to 50 pro and amateur chefs.  New this year is a Salsa (the food) competition and Salsa (the dance) lessons. Free family photos will be taken in our new Route 66 photo booth.  Bring the kids for crafts, face painting and balloon art.  [If you can lead or help with face painting, contact Dick McCreig ...

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Supplies Needed for Liberia

Necessities for Dr Chris Hena, Liberia, are being collected in the barrels across from the church office now through October 26. We are collecting medical supplies, school supplies and building materials/tools. Items needed include:   MEDICAL SUPPLIES bandages, tape, gauze hydrogen peroxide rubbing alcohol XXX antibiotic ointments ace bandages latex gloves tongue depressors wound kits pain relievers (Advil, Aleve, Motrin, etc.) Children's ...

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"One Night Stand, The Silver Ring Thing"

CareNet is sponsoring"One Night Stand,The Silver Ring Thing" at Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church on November 13th from 7 to 9PM. TSRT is an abstinence program for youth and parents featuring speakers, videos, music and even pyrotechnics! Parents are counseled on how to talk to their teens about the choices they make, how to foster good relationships, and how to be involved. Tickets are $6 online at and $8 at the door.

It all began with a Rock

Two thousand years ago, a gathering of people in a middle-eastern city began a movement that would circle the globe and leave its mark on individuals and cultures on every continent. The movement would eventually become known as The Church.


Join us in worship October 20 through November 24 as we bring to life the story of the local church movement and see what it means for Asbury as we approach 2014.  


On This Rock