September Youth Happenings

September 1-3: Fall Youth Retreat September 3: No Youth Groups September 10: Youth Groups 5:30-7pm September 17: Youth Groups 5:30-7pm–Photo Scavenger Hunt September 24: Youth Groups 5:30-7pm

Asbury’s 150th Anniversary Celebration

All are invited to celebrate! You are invited to a dinner on Saturday, September 30th, in the fellowship hall. Tickets are on sale after worship, or in the church office. ($20 a person. There are 150 spots available.) Many of our former pastors will join us for dinner. The doors open at 5:30, dinner starts […]

Pastor’s Ponderings

Thank you, Asbury United Methodist Church! A retired United Methodist pastor visiting family in the area, sent me this note of appreciation: “I was greeted by a couple before I reached the sanctuary (way to go)…you should be proud. I was also greeted as I entered the sanctuary….. Thanks for providing a place for me […]

Ever Wonder about the Bible Story about Eve?

Come hear a series of reflections by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P., and re-think everything you thought you knew about Eve. A free series of programs, sponsored by The Interfaith Peace Project, will be at held on Sunday afternoons at the Livermore Library Civic Center, 4-5:45pm September 3: “The Birth of Our Mother Eve: The Signs […]

Coming September 17th – Undie Sunday!

As part of our Shower Ministry, we give away new undies as needed.  You probably have never given it much thought.  But if you don’t have good undies, it wears on your pride. On September 17th, we are asking that you donate NEW undergarments or socks. We will keep the donated clothing on-hand and give […]

Featured Ministries for September – Showers and Laundry

The Shower Ministry offers a hot shower and clean towels.  The showers are open during Open Heart Kitchen on Wednesdays from Noon to 6:00 PM.  We average about 40 showers per week. The Laundry Ministry provides a place for our homeless clients to do laundry. Most of our guests do not have the financial resources […]

Habitat for Hunmanity Build-a-Thon on September 16th in Fremont

Like an old-fashioned barn raising, a BUILD-A-THON is quite an experience!  Everyone works together in a well-organized and supervised day of raising the walls of new affordable homes.  No experience is necessary- only a willingness to help.  Your $100 donation covers the day, an event T-shirt and a portion of the building materials. For information […]

Volunteer at Open Heart Kitchen

Providing meals on an Open Heart Kitchen shift is among the most meaningful regular outreaches we have here at Asbury.  There are available shifts every day of the week somewhere in the Tri-Valley with our church hosting on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week. Contact Carol Perry or the Serving Others Table after worship for more […]

Join Us for Guatemala Mission Trip!

We will be returning to Guatemala to volunteer at a hospital, a home for disabled persons and to distribute 100 wheelchairs in Antigua and Guatemala City.  There are many people in this country who cannot afford a wheelchair.  We will be teaming with the Rotary Club there to select and equip individuals who need one. […]

Open Heart Kitchen Greeters Wanted

If you can smile and you have an hour and a half available during the week, the Open Heart Kitchen (OHK) could use your help. You could be a greeter at the door. A what? A person who welcomes the folks who come to the OHK here at Asbury. In several places in the gospels, […]