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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General Conference Wrap-up

Dear Friends (updated from the one that was sent at the close of General Conference): Throughout the week at General Conference, there have been moments of great joy and incredible sadness and despair. The joy came in meeting with and being with such a diversity of people who have a great love of God and […]
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Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, April 21 we will have 3 opportunities for worship: 6 AM Sunrise Worship 8 AM Worship lead by the Band! 10 AM Worship lead by the Faith Choir and other musical groups followed by the Easter egg hunt!  More details in the April Articles. Plan now to attend a bring family members, […]
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Ash Wednesday

Lent begins with Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday, March 6 marks the beginning of Lent. Lent is a season of 40 days, not counting Sundays that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday (the Saturday before Easter). Lent comes from the Anglo-Saxon word Lencten, which means, “spring”. The season is a preparation for celebrating Easter. […]
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New Caregivers Support Group to start

A caregivers support group is starting at Asbury. We will meet on the second Saturdays of the month from 10:30 – Noon in the Fireside Room. Our first meeting will be February 9.  If you are caring for a spouse, a parent, a friend, a neighbor, please consider attending the group. Participants will have an […]
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Anointing and Healing Prayers in Worship

Beginning this Sunday, we will offer prayers of healing and anointing with oil during Communion. Those who would like to be anointed are invited to come before or after receiving communion to the ramps into the chancel to receive this rite.