Blue Christmas (Longest Night Service)

Sunday, December 20 at 6 p.m. on ZOOM (Due to the shelter-in-place order we have moved it to ZOOM). This time of year (especially this year) can be challenging. All around us we see Christmas joy and holiday cheer and if we’re not feeling that way, we may feel out of place. This 30-minute service […]
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Christmas Caroling 2020

This year’s Christmas Caroling event will take place in Asbury’s parking lot at 7 pm SHARP! on Sunday, December 13.  People are asked to arrive between 6:30 PM – 6:45 PM, park socially distanced, as directed by the parking attendants, and turn their car engines off! Some cars one turns the ignition one click before […]
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Asbury Christmas Concert 2020

Music connects us with God and each other in a unique and profound way. Shake off those curfew blues and join us for a joyful Christmas concert safely from the comfort of your home. Please invite your friends and family from far and wide to join you in this virtual concert! This will be live-streamed:  […]
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From Pastor Kathy

After Labor Day, schools are in full swing (as much as the pandemic allows) and many community groups begin a new year. This year the political season heats up as we prepare for the November elections. Over the years, I have been told that Christians should not be involved in politics and pastors shouldn’t express […]
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Asbury’s Anti-racism Ministry

Asbury is in the beginning stages of forming an Anti-Racism Ministry.  Many of us attended the virtual Anti-Racism workshop offered by the Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis of Middle Church in New York City in mid-June.  A second workshop building on the first will be offered in late July.  We hope many people will attend. Here […]
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Ways Asbury is Helping Our Community to Stay Connected

We have a Task Force on Re-Opening who has prayed, study and met together and reviewed the protocols from the Annual Conference about Re-Opening. After much discussion and study and remembering the General Rules of Methodism that we are first to Do No Harm we have decided not to petition the Annual Conference leadership to […]
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From Kathy…

From Pastor Kathy… Your Asbury staff has been meeting every week on GOTOMEETING since the Shelter in Place Order was given. Normally we met twice a month. However, we felt the need for support and sharing as we try to stumble through our mission, our jobs, our tasks in these unprecedented time. One of our […]
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Worship Themes for July

New Series: Based on Phillip Gulley’s book, If the Church Were Christian: Rediscovering the Values of Jesus, this sermon series looks at the practices that Jesus taught us to incorporate into daily living that would bring us closer to God and create a more loving and just community among those who say they follow the […]
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From Pastor Kathy…

I write this column after our nation has surpassed  the grim marker of 100,000 Americans dead from COVID-19. Monday, June 1 has been set apart by religious communities and mayors across the nation as a day of lament and mourning.  I invite you to watch this video produced by Sojourners https://sojo.net/media/national-day-mourning-and-lament    And I invite you […]
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A Change in District Superintendents

Shinya Goto has been our District Superintendent (D.S.) for 3 years. Effective July 1, he will be appointed the Superintendent of the Los Rios District. Their current D.S. is retiring. Our new District Superintendent effective July 1 is Samuel Hong. Rev. Hong comes to us from the position of Senior Pastor for the Korean United […]
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