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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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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Exploring Who We Are as Aburyites and United Methodists

  On Thursday nights in March 5,12,19 and 26, folks newer to Asbury, as well as those who have been here longer, are invited to meet with Pastor Chelsea and Pastor Kathy in a short-term small group to explore the Five Practices of Fruitful Living. The group will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. in the evening […]
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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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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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Asbury Hosts Gay Men’s Choir March 31: The Keynote Vocal Group

Everyone is invited to attend the 10:00 a.m. service at Asbury United Methodist Church at 4743 East Avenue in Livermore on Sunday, March 31. Asbury will be hosting a wonderful gay men’s chorus  – The Keynote Vocal Group – who regularly sing at Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in San Jose.  These talented singers […]
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Witness Our Welcome WOW! 16th Annual Interfaith Worship Celebration

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 6-8:00 p.m. Come celebrate God’s inclusive love welcoming all of God’s children: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender + and Straight Allies “Living into Hope: Agents of a New Day” with Rev. Kristin Stoneking, Pastor from Epworth UMC in Berkeley. Mt. Diablo UU Church will be receiving the Spirit Award for their years […]
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Embracing the New Multicultural Reality January 26

In 2013 I had the opportunity to take a workshop focused on how do we sift through the tangled web of cultural and racial differences, differences of life-experience and personal story, and systemic racism to love one another well across cultures and races. As you can imagine, it was no necessarily an easy workshop. We […]
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Friday, March 1st Men’s Friday Fun Night Out

Men’s Friday Fun Night Out Go Karting and Brews & Food at the Ale House Friday, March 1st at 7:00pm Invite your family, friends & neighbors to join in the fun.