Changing Lives in Guatemala

Imagine, if you will, never having walked due to a birth deformity; losing a leg or two due to diabetes or other health challenge; or being disabled in a tragic accident…and suddenly the gift of mobility comes into your life.  That was the blessing we offered to during our wheelchair mission to Guatemala in January […]

February Religious Chat February 14 5-6pm

Our February Religious Chat will be on Wednesday, February 14 at Muslim Community Center/East Bay, 5724 W. Las Positas Blvd in Pleasanton.  As always, this event is free of charge and open to all. This month’s topic is “What behaviors will get you thrown out of your religion? How has it changed through the years?” […]

A new worship gathering At The Table

Join us on Tuesday nights starting February 20 for a new worship service At The Table. We gather together at the table for worship and a meal, believing that we are not fed by bread alone but by God and by community. As we eat together we center ourselves in God’s presence with us, we […]

Pastor’s Ponderings

United Methodists are divided on how to understand our faith in relationship to our sexuality and gender. For forty years, we have argued. And our spirits are wounded. In 2016, at a world wide gathering of United Methodists (General Conference), tension was so high that a split in the church seemed like a real option. […]

Lent Begins Wednesday February 14th

Lent is the forty days leading us to the celebration of Easter. Lent is the invitation to examine our faith, our lives, our relationship with God. It’s a time to go deeper in our faith and be intentional about practicing our faith. This year in Lent, our theme is Embracing the Uncertain. That theme feels […]

Women’s Retreat, April 20-22. Save the Date!

Our annual Women’s Retreat is the ideal time to relax in a beautiful setting, grow in faith, enjoy the company of other wonderful women, and eat tasty home-cooked meals (that you don’t have to cook!) I look forward to this time together at San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville. There will be single and double […]

Young Adult Ministry

February 1 & February 22: Young Adult Bible Study 7:30-9pm February 4: Young Adult Lunch Out 11:30am  

Youth Happenings February

February 2-3: Winter Lock-in February 4: No Youth Group February 11: Movie and Discussion Youth Group, A League of Their Own, 4:00-7pm February 18: Youth Groups 5:30-7pm February 25: Preforming Arts Showcase 5:30-7pm

Rise Against Hunger – February 10th Food Packaging Event

One of the ongoing challenges of our world is how to feed those people who go to bed hungry each night or those people suffering a humanitarian crisis or natural disaster who need a meal to survive the day. On Saturday, February 10th, Asbury is going to help.  A repeat of our very successful 2017 […]

Early Response Team Mission to Puerto Rico, March 17th-24th, 2018

Hurricane Maria, one of the most powerful hurricanes in history, devastated the Island of Puerto Rico.  It will be a long and challenging recovery and we would like to help! Join us on an Early Response Team (ERT) Mission Trip, March 17th-24th, 2018.  We are going to assist with the near-term damage mitigation, include tarping, […]