Interfaith Build Day – Habitat for Humanity

On Saturday, December 16th, Asbury will join other faith communities at the Habitat construction in Martinez.  Everyone is welcome, regardless of skills or experience.  We often work with the families who will own the homes. Work at the site starts at 8:30 and ends by 4:00.  We carpool from Asbury, leaving at 7:40 from the […]

Volunteering for the Holiday Gift Program

Asbury is providing volunteers to help sort gifts and to staff the gift shopping day.  We need your help!  Sorting workdays: Monday-Wednesday, December 11th, 12th and 13th (shift choices:  10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm). Gift shopping days for registered families are Thursday, Dec. 14th (shift times: 8:45am-Noon, 11:45am-3pm, 2:45-6:00pm) and Saturday, Dec. 16th (shift times: 9:45am-1pm and […]

Alternative Gift Catalog

Asbury is again offering a special way to give beyond the ordinary this holiday season.  It is the Alternative Gifts Catalog.  It is a way to donate to a mission or outreach of our church and if you wish, do it in honor of family or friends.  You have several organizations and ministries to choose […]

Tri-Valley Haven Holiday Gift Program

Many families in our community will be challenged to do much gift giving at the holidays.  We can help.  Asbury will be hosting the annual Tri-Valley Haven Holiday Gift Event at which low income families have a place to “shop” for presents.  Hundreds of families will be served. Any NEW gift, for any age, is […]

Religion Chat, November 8, 5-6pm

The November Religion Chat will be on Wednesday, November 8, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3574 Vineyard Avenue, Pleasanton. This month’s topic is “What behaviors will get you thrown out of your religion? How has it changed over the years?” We will have speakers from the Catholic community and the Church […]

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Sunday November 19, 5:30pm

Interfaith Interconnect hosts this year’s Thanksgiving Service on November 19, at 5:30pm, at HUB925 (5341 Owens Court, Pleasanton). We gather as an interfaith community around the theme of “Hope.” Reverend Heather Hammer will preach, and a rich variety of interfaith groups will share their own understanding and practice of hope. Reception will follow. Join us!

Thanksgiving Offering – UMCOR

During November UMCOR will be our featured missions and outreach program.  Of note, UMCOR is doing so much to respond to the hurricane, flooding and wildfire disasters this year in the U.S.  Our Thanksgiving Offering will be designated to UMCOR. Stop by the Serve Others Table at Fellowship Hour to learn more.

Haiti Program Update

2017 has been an eventful year, with some excellent progress. We now have about 50 community clean water systems installed, in addition to those at our sponsored schools. We deployed new computer servers at several of our schools (with electronic books, Wikipedia and educational videos in Creole, French and English) One of our sponsoring churches, […]

Holiday Bus Ticket Drive

This season we kick off the second annual Bus Ticket drive to help provide much needed transportation for members of our community who have no other form of transportation, and cannot afford to purchase tickets. Last year’s drive resulted in almost 4,000 bus tickets! Many thanks to all who donated! The tickets were given to […]

Be a Part of Our Advent Series!

This Advent we will ponder the stories of how hope is born even in the most unexpected times and places.  In addition to hearing the stories from Scripture, we want to hear from you! How have you experienced hope being born in your life? How have you been surprised by God’s hope? What does hope […]