From Kathy…

We live in a country where we have the ability and the liberty to freely support the things that matter to us. Each autumn we have a stewardship campaign to remind us of the importance of giving through the church to support the ministry and mission to which God calls us. This year our stewardship […]
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2019 Discernment Retreat at at Kings Beach United Methodist Church

Date: October 25-27, 2019 (Arrive by 7pm on Friday. Departure after lunch on Sunday). Location: Lake Tahoe UMC & Retreat Center 8425 Dolly Varden Ave. Kings Beach, CA 96143 Phone: 530-546-2290 Discernment is the practice of listening for the guidance of the Holy Spirit calling us to deeper understanding of where love and grace live. It requires […]
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From Pastor Kathy…

As many of you know this fall we are embarking on a capital campaign to fund our new proposed office building. I have to confess normally I wouldn’t be in favor of a new office building—usually feeling something else is more important (like children’s classrooms, Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall). However, the reality is that our […]
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Video seen in worship

On Sunday, June 9, we showed a video in worship depicting the church as an intergalactic community. Many have requested the link! Here is it:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6TGxKvSqH8

Asbury Membership Class scheduled for September

Becoming a member of the church involves making promises to God and our church community to practice intentional faith development, passionate worship, extravagant generosity, radical hospitality and risk taking mission and service. During this 4 week class we will explore these promises more fully and share with each other what they mean to us as […]
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From Pastor Kathy…

As you may know we have a Special Pastor’s Fund that enables Asbury to help those who are in vulnerable situations. I want to take this opportunity to share a couple of stories of how we have used this fund to help others and in doing so are being God’s love through our hands, our […]
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Katherine Parker to speak on June 23

Katherine Parker, United Methodist Missionary to Nepal will speak at Asbury on Sunday, June 23 at 7 p.m. in the Chapel. Katherine serves as a Health and Community Transformation Advisor with the United Mission to Nepal (UMN). The ecumenical ministry of UMN has a vision of a “fullness of life for all in a transformed […]
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Hymn Sing in July

During the Sundays of July we will have a hymn sing from 9:45-10:00 a.m. in the sanctuary prior to the start of worship. The congregation will be invited to request their favorite hymns (that are in one of our three hymnals) and we will sing them! So plan on coming early and join in the […]
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Asbury’s Wedding Policy

Asbury’s Core Values “CENTERED in Jesus Christ, we GROW in faith, CELEBRATE community and SERVE others with love” are immensely helpful in helping us discern what is a part of our mission and what is distraction from fulfilling our mission. After a great deal of discussion with Trustees, our Wedding Coordinator, our Facilities Manager and […]
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Pastor’s Ponderings

From Kathy… What is your defining story? What is the narrative that shapes the way you view the world and your place in it? Easter is the climax of the defining story of the Christian Faith. For us as followers of the Way of Jesus, the resurrection is the event that shapes how we see […]
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