Bringing Hope to Baton Rouge – April 2018

Since the devastating flood of 2016, the recovery has dragged on in Baton Rouge.  Thousands of homes are abandoned or still await repair.  Many people just can not afford to rebuild.  And to boot, many homes flooded again in 2017.  Sad. So, we were delighted to return to offer help, having been in Baton Rouge […]
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Special Wheelchair Offering – Sunday, May 6th

We are continuing our commitment to serving the people of Guatemala by funding and delivering another 100 wheelchairs.  It is life changing for the recipient and their family!  On Sunday, May 6th, we are taking a special offering to start raising money for this goal.  Teamed with San Ramon Valley UMC and Lynnewood UMC we […]
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Partners for Change – Addressing Poverty at its Core

Partners for Change is a community-based effort to empower people to chart their own course out of poverty and towards self-sufficiency.  Now in its third year, the program is having success.  What a blessing!  Transformation happens. The next group of participants start in late May.  We are looking to recruit new allies (volunteers who serve […]
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Donate Eyeglasses to Those Who Need Help with Their Sight

During May, we are collected glasses for the Lions in Sight (LIS) Foundation of California and Nevada. LIS provides no cost primary eye care and vision correction to low-income and disadvantaged people around the world.  Exams and eyeglasses are provided by licensed ophthalmologists or optometrists at LIS sites in the US and developing countries. Please donate used […]
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Consider Joining the Serving Others with Love Leadership Team

An incredibly rewarding way to live your faith is to help lead the missions and outreach of Asbury UMC. This team defines the plan for the year, coordinates the many church-wide opportunities for service and takes turns leading many of the projects and programs offered. If you are interested in learning more about what is involved, […]
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Join Us for Our May Habitat Workday

Each month Asbury volunteers are needed to join other faith communities to build Habitat homes.  We are working on the last phase of the homes being built in Martinez.  Our next workday is Saturday, May 19th.  No experience is necessary.  We are nearing completion of this group of homes.  There are only two more months […]
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Restarting Lives in Puerto Rico

September 20th, 2017 – Two hundred miles per hour winds, torrential rain and twenty-foot tidal surges displaced hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans and left widespread destruction.  Then months without electricity or other basic services and a massive cleanup followed.  That is the legacy of Hurricane Maria, one of the most powerful storms on record […]
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Garden of Grace Workday, April 14th

What better way to enjoy a nice spring day than working in the Garden!  Join us for a morning in the Garden of Grace at the church.  We will be out there from 9am to Noon on Saturday, April 14th, helping with the produce beds and engaging first hand in the mission of Fertile Groundworks. […]
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Next Open Heart Kitchen Date is April 4th. Join us!

Each month, Asbury staffs the first Wednesday morning of meal preparation and serving at Open Heart Kitchen.  Our next date is April 4th.  It is a great time of Christian fellowship and service.  There are two shifts, 9:30am to11:30am and 11:30am to 2:00pm.  Come work one or both shifts.  For more information or to signup, […]
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Join Us for Our April Workday at Habitat for Humanity

Each month Asbury volunteers are needed to join other faith communities to build Habitat homes.  We are working on the last phase of the homes being built in Martinez.  Our next workday is April 21st.  Join us!  No experience is necessary. Work is from 8:30am to 4:00pm.  We carpool from Asbury, leaving at 7:40am from […]
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