Livermore Community Blood Drive Update

Tom is “retiring” from being the blood drive sponsor, but the drive will continue with new leaders.

New Stephen Minister Class

Pastor Kathy La Point-Collup or Pastor Chelsea Constant, or any of our Stephen Leaders will put you in touch with Stephen Ministers who can share their personal stories with you—stories of how God has poured blessings into their lives through their service as Stephen Ministers.

New Stephen Ministry Class Coming Soon

Caring ministry at Asbury will be expanding as we prepare to offer Stephen Minister training in January 2019. At the completion of training, our new Stephen Ministers will be commissioned and join our active Stephen Ministers at Asbury in providing one-to-one care to individuals experiencing difficulties in life. You are invited to join us to […]

Thank You From Fertile GroundWorks

Dear Asbury members, Our heartfelt thank you to everyone whom attended our Taste for Giving fundraiser this past Sunday evening. It was a wonderful success and we hope that everyone had as much fun as we had. Fertile GroundWorks is only able to grow because of your generous support. Our sincere gratitude to the people […]

Frequently Asked Questions about Stephen Ministry

What exactly is Stephen Ministry? Steven Ministry is a ministry in our Asbury congregation in which trained and supervised lay persons, called Stephen Ministers, provide one-to-one Christian care to individuals facing life challenges or difficulties. Who are Stephen Ministers? Stephen Ministers are caregivers. They have engaged in 50 hours of training in Christian caregiving, including […]

Registration Available – Hurricane Recovery Mission Trip to South Texas

We will be traveling to South Texas to assist with recovery from Hurricane Harvey, one of the most damaging storms on record.  We will be working in the Corpus Christi Area rebuilding homes. We will fly on Saturday, October 13th and return on Saturday, October 20th.  We will be preparing our own meals and staying at […]

Mission Trip Schedule, Fall 2018-Early 2019

We are planning the following mission trip for Fall 2018 and Early 2019: October 13th-20th, Hurricane Recovery, South Texas November 11th-17th, Wildfire Recovery, Lake County, California Mid-January, 2019, Wheelchairs Distribution, Guatemala Mid-February, 2019, Hurricane Recovery, Puerto Rico For more information contact Steve Elliott.  Registration opens about three months in advance for each trip.

Haiti Program Going Strong

We continue to support our sponsored schools with meals, clean water, solar power systems, computers and facility development.  We also have over 50 clean water systems installed in the communities surrounding our schools. We are now focused on starting the transition from US based financial support to Haiti-based income to continue the work there.  The […]

Fertile GroundWorks Update

It’s hard to believe that the eighth anniversary of the creation of the Garden of Grace is just three months away. The sixth anniversary of the formation of the Fertile GroundWorks non-profit business was actually this month. The partnership of Asbury United Methodist Church with Fertile GroundWorks has blessed and continues to bless the lives […]

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 […]