Thank You Note from Pastor Kim

Dear Asbury Community, My heart is filled with gratitude for these past nine years with you. Thank you for being such a wonderful congregation – willing to be centered in Jesus Christ, growing in faith, celebrating community and serving others with love. I have so many moments and experiences to cherish. Thank you for the […]
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Tri-Valley Ramadan Interfaith Iftar Potluck Dinner

All are invited: Sunday, June 3, 7:30–9:30 p.m. Muslim Community Center/East Bay 5724 W. Las Positas Blvd., Pleasanton CA 94588 RSVP required: mcceastbay.org/interfaith-iftar Please join us for a potluck iftar dinner experience as we observe Ramadan together and help create a peaceful society by building new relationships around the traditions of fasting and hospitality in […]
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Religion Chat: Note New Time

The June Religion Chat will be held at Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Ct. in Pleasanton on Wednesday, June 13 from 7:00-8:15 p.m. The facility will be open from 6:30-8:30 p.m. so attendees have a chance to visit with each other. The event is free and all are welcome. There is parking in the adjacent […]
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Living with Dementia

If you are caring for someone living with dementia, please consider attending this class. Living with Dementia: Optimal Well-Being and Activities of Daily Living Saturday, June 9, 2018 9:45 am – noon Held at 6377 Clark Avenue, Suite 100, Dublin, CA 94568-3024 Register at: https://www.hopehospice.com/about-hope-hospice/family-caregiver-education-series/ Providing personal care for a loved one with dementia can […]
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What’s Happening on N. Livermore Avenue?

The City of Livermore has exciting plans to share about the site on N. Livermore, where fire destroyed the buildings formerly used by Vineyard Fellowship. Imagine a new possibility: a permanent site for Open Heart Kitchen, a permanent site for the Livermore Homeless Refuge, a permanent meeting place of Partners for Change, a range of […]
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Welcoming a New Pastor

What makes a new pastor feel welcomed? How to care for the community when there’s a pastoral change? What works? What doesn’t work? Come and find out! All are invited to a workshop on healthy pastoral transitions, Monday May 6, 6:30-8:30pm, in the chapel. Rev. Brandon Austin will lead this workshop.

Pastor Kim’s Last Sunday at Asbury

Pastor Kim’s last day with us will be on Sunday, June 17th. Stay tuned for more details as to how we will celebrate Kim’s and Steve’s ministry among us.

Asbury’s Partnership with Open Heart Kitchen

Open Heart Kitchen is on the Asbury campus on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays to serve a meal to all in need. Recently, the Board of Trustees raised concerns, aware of wear and tear on our campus. In December, we held a campus meeting and identified the key issues. In that meeting we affirmed we want […]
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Bridging the Great Divide

As a nation, we’ve become more “tribal” and divided over a host of issues—from immigration and race, to national security and environmental protections. Maybe it’s even happened in your family or with your friends: the great “un-friending” on social media or volatile Thanksgiving table. As this divide widens, it seems we’ve lost the ability to […]
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Pastor Kim Receives New Appointment, Beginning July 1

Dear Asbury Community, On February 11, we announced that the Bishop has appointed me to serve at San Ramon Valley United Methodist Church, beginning July 1 of this year. Both Steve and I are so grateful for our nine years here at Asbury. We never knew it was possible to admire, respect and love a […]
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