Restarting Lives in Puerto Rico

September 20th, 2017 – Two hundred miles per hour winds, torrential rain and twenty-foot tidal surges displaced hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans and left widespread destruction.  Then months without electricity or other basic services and a massive cleanup followed.  That is the legacy of Hurricane Maria, one of the most powerful storms on record […]
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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 – Sixth Year and Going Strong

As I return from my eight trip to Haiti, it is a blessing to reflect on how far things have come.  Now in our 6th year, the Thomas Haiti Program has hit its stride.  We operate at six schools with church sponsors for five of them.  Twice a year, for about a week at a […]
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A HUGE “Thank You”!

The Asbury Youth would like to thank the congregation for their generous support of the Mardi Gras Pancake Breakfast on February 26th. We were able to raise just over $1200 to put toward our summer mission trip to Spokane, WA. We had fun serving you, we hope you enjoyed your meal. and we are are […]
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Signup Available for Mission Trip to New York

Two years after Superstorm Sandy, thousands of homes still need repair.  We are forming a mission team to go help.  On April 25th we will go to New York, returning May 2nd, to assist with the recovery.  We will be assigned to work at one of three recovery areas – Staten Island, Brooklyn or Long […]
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Youth happenings for July 2014

July 1 – Chelsea Constant takes over as Youth Director. Welcome, Chelsea!! July 5 – High School SSP group returns from serving for a week in Stockon, CA. July 6 – Chelsea leads worship. SSP youth & leaders wear new t-shirts to worship. July 6-11 – Toyon Kids grades 3rd-6th / Toyon LIT for 14 […]
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Body parts for sale? WHAT???

Would you like to help send our youth on mission trips?  Here is your opportunity!  You can sponsor part or all of a participant.  It’s easy.  On May 11 and 18 you will have the chance to choose how much of a “body” you want to sponsor.  Each part will cost $25.  Hands, feet, arms, […]
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Return to Haiti, January 2014

A team from Asbury UMC and San Ramon Valley UMC will be returning to Haiti on January 22nd to continue work on deploying solar energy, clean water and computers to schools there. We will also be implementing a lunch program at a new school. This trip will focus on reviewing existing schools, evaluating new sites, […]
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Youth Update – December 2013

What’s happening in December? December is really busy (see below), so Youth Groups will not meet again on Sunday nights until January. December 1 – No Sunday School (communion). No youth group (recovering from eating & decorating). December 8 at 9:00 AM – Special Confirmation of high school/college students during worship. Please come to worship […]
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