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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Lenten Food Drive Ends April 1st

Help us feed those in need by donating non-perishable food to the Alameda County Community Food Bank.  This is a challenging time of year for donations and we can make a difference.  Donation barrels are in the Sanctuary and church office.  Suggested donations include: canned vegetables, fruits or meats, pasta, tomato sauce, beans, rice, peanut […]

Easter Offering, Fertile GroundWorks, April 1st

A few years ago, Asbury launched the Garden of Grace.  It has now become the remarkably successful Fertile GroundWorks.  The vision of FGW is to feed the hungry and inspire our community to grow food sustainably.  About 20,000 pounds of food is produced each year and donated to Open Heart Kitchen and several Livermore food […]

Asbury’s 2017 Finance Summary

The Finance Committee would like to offer this summary of the past year’s spending, hoping that it will give people an overview of how Asbury has used the money it received in 2017. First of all, once again it is worth noting how faithful our members have been in their financial support of Asbury.  In […]

Asbury’s Partnership with Open Heart Kitchen

Open Heart Kitchen is on the Asbury campus on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays to serve a meal to all in need. Recently, the Board of Trustees raised concerns, aware of wear and tear on our campus. In December, we held a campus meeting and identified the key issues. In that meeting we affirmed we want […]

Bridging the Great Divide

As a nation, we’ve become more “tribal” and divided over a host of issues—from immigration and race, to national security and environmental protections. Maybe it’s even happened in your family or with your friends: the great “un-friending” on social media or volatile Thanksgiving table. As this divide widens, it seems we’ve lost the ability to […]

Pastor Kim Receives New Appointment, Beginning July 1

Dear Asbury Community, On February 11, we announced that the Bishop has appointed me to serve at San Ramon Valley United Methodist Church, beginning July 1 of this year. Both Steve and I are so grateful for our nine years here at Asbury. We never knew it was possible to admire, respect and love a […]

Youth Winter(ish) Retreat April 27-29

Save the date for the youth winter retreat to the snow this April 27-29!  We will leave in the evening of Friday April 27 and head up to the Everett’s cabin in Arnold.  We will return Sunday afternoon. There will be fun in the snow (we hope!), time to play games, and time to connect more […]