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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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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2020 Summer ‘VBS Connection Camp’ Current Online Offerings

2020 Summer ‘VBS Connection Camp’ Current Online Offerings (more to come): ‘Livermore Asbury UMC Children’s Ministries’ Facebook Group Page where you can find Sunday School Connection video lessons, Children’s Worship videos created by Pastors & Staff within our Methodist Conference, science experiment videos, uplifting and creative posts for children & adults, positive parenting resources, weekly […]
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Worship Themes for June

New Series: Coded Letters is all about the Book of Revelation. Written in code by its author, John, who lived on the island Patmos under Roman house arrest, Revelation is a book is a series of letters written to encourage the persecuted struggling church to stay the course and to encourage and inspire Christians who […]
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Meet Asbury’s New Part-time Minister of Congregational Care

We welcome Heather Leslie Hammer as our new part-time Minister of  Pastoral Care beginning July 1, 2020. Heather is a retired United Methodist Minister having served three churches in the California-Nevada Conference during her active ministry: San Ramon Valley UMC (Alamo), St. John’s UMC (Rohnert Park), and Lynnewood UMC (Pleasanton). In retirement she has served […]
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Worship Themes for March

Lenten Series:  Exploring the World’s most dangerous prayer as a Lenten discipline: The Lord’s Prayer. Series: The Most Dangerous Prayer using the book The Lord’s Prayer by Leonardo Boff.   March 1, 2020;  First Sunday in Lent; Communion;Title: The Most Dangerous Prayer: “Our Father/Mother/Creator”;Scripture: Galatians 4:6-7  Message Version; Theme: In Hebrew, names reflect the reputation, […]
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Exploring Who We are as United Methodists and Asburyites

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 and […]
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Holy Week and Easter at Asbury

Palm Sunday, April 5 10 a.m. We will celebrate Palm Sunday which is the arrival of Jesus into Jerusalem with special music and palm branches and conclude our sermon series on “The Most Dangerous Prayer” Maundy Thursday, April 9 6:30 p.m.  We will commemorate the Last Evening that Jesus had with his disciples beginning with […]
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Exploring Who We are as United Methodists and Asburyites

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 and […]
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