From Pastor Kathy…

I share a reflection with you about the Season of Lent from Steve Garnaas-Holmes (He has a daily blog which can be found at Unfoldinglight.net) Jesus was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. — Luke 4.1-2 In Lent we enter The Forty Days. We […]
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Worship Themes for March

Lenten Series:  Exploring the World’s most dangerous prayer as a Lenten discipline: The Lord’s Prayer. Series: The Most Dangerous Prayer using the book The Lord’s Prayer by Leonardo Boff.   March 1, 2020;  First Sunday in Lent; Communion;Title: The Most Dangerous Prayer: “Our Father/Mother/Creator”;Scripture: Galatians 4:6-7  Message Version; Theme: In Hebrew, names reflect the reputation, […]
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Exploring Who We are as United Methodists and Asburyites

On Thursday nights in March 5,12,19 and 26, folks newer to Asbury, as well as those who have been here longer, are invited to meet with Pastor Chelsea and Pastor Kathy in a short-term small group to explore the Five Practices of Fruitful Living. The group will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. in the evening and […]
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Holy Week and Easter at Asbury

Palm Sunday, April 5 10 a.m. We will celebrate Palm Sunday which is the arrival of Jesus into Jerusalem with special music and palm branches and conclude our sermon series on “The Most Dangerous Prayer” Maundy Thursday, April 9 6:30 p.m.  We will commemorate the Last Evening that Jesus had with his disciples beginning with […]
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Youth Musical Moves from May to February

Rainbow and Youth choirs will team up again this year to sing and act out a famous Bible Story. The story this year is Daniel in the lion’s den, called “Rescue in the Night.” In previous years, the youth would perform a musical in May. However, with so many school and community groups having year–end […]
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Ash Wednesday 2020

Lent begins with Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday, February 26 marks the beginning of Lent. Lent is a season of 40 days, not counting Sundays that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday (the Saturday before Easter). Lent comes from the Anglo-Saxon word Lencten, which means, “spring”. The season is a preparation for celebrating […]
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Exploring Who We are as United Methodists and Asburyites

On Thursday nights in March 5,12,19 and 26, folks newer to Asbury, as well as those who have been here longer, are invited to meet with Pastor Chelsea and Pastor Kathy in a short-term small group to explore the Five Practices of Fruitful Living. The group will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. in the evening and […]
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Book Talk by Donna Fado Ivery, Saturday, February 8, 2020

Donna Fado Ivery will give a book talk on her new book Sleep, Pray, Heal: A Path to Wellness and Well-Being. When a two hundred pound glass partition fell on Donna Fado Ivery’s head resulting in brain injury, disability, and chronic pain, she could no longer count on walking,speaking, or thinking. How would she care […]
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Christmas Carolers ROCK!

On December 22, from 4 – 6 PM, forty nine (49!) adults, kids and youth split into 3 groups and visited 16 different homes / senior residences, singing Christmas songs. They were equipped with caroling books, jingle bells and cookies (to deliver, not for the singers to eat!)  These fine performers were tempted to stay […]
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Close the Gap January Appeal

We want to thank everyone for a very successful campaign to fund the new office building.  A total of $964,160 was pledged. Thank you to each of you who have returned your 2020 General Fund pledge. This is a reflection of your faith and it makes possible every ministry of the church. We want to […]
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