New Members Joining May 21

We will have an opportunity for new members to join Asbury UMC on May 21 during worship.  Anyone who has taken the New Member’s class is invited to join.  If you would like to join or if you haven’t taken the class but want to join please contact Chelsea at [email protected]

Youth Group Movie Night May 21

Come relax and watch Moana for youth group on May 21!  We will watch this fun story about identity and finding your way and enjoy some pizza and popcorn.  We will start the movie at 5pm so we have enough time to watch the whole thing, so make sure you are there at 5!  We […]

Youth Happenings May 2017

May 7: 5:30pm Youth Groups May 14: No Youth Groups (Mother’s Day) May 21: 5pm-7pm Youth Groups Movie Night—Moana May 28: No Youth Groups (Memorial Day)

Mystery Photo

As we celebrate our 150th anniversary as Asbury United Methodist Church, we are featuring a mystery photo each month in our newsletter. At the end of the year, fame and recognition will be awarded to those who were first in (correctly) identifying the people. And fame and recognition will also be heaped on the person […]

Thank You to All for Easter Worship

Many thanks to the singers, ringers, ushers, worship slide preparers and office staff who put in many extra hours to prepare for Easter worship. You time, talent and creativity are so appreciated. Growing up, we sang a favorite hymn each Easter. I still remember the opening stanza: “Let us sing of Easter gladness, that rejoices […]

Planning For the Future at Asbury

What will Asbury look like in 2 years? 5 years? 10 years? Two years ago, Asbury Church leaders worked with a consultant to develop a long range plan. Our goal in developing a strategic plan was to do more than react to whatever event or idea or challenge came our way. Together as a community, […]

Memorial Service of Jim Cooper , St Charles Church

Asbury member Jim Cooper passed away earlier this year. His funeral mass will be at St Charles Church on Saturday May 13, at 10am. A reception will follow. All are welcome to attend. Jim served on the lawn crew here at Asbury, and as a church treasurer. His last few years were challenging with dementia […]

Partners for Change – Addressing Poverty at its Core

Partners for Change (previously known as Circles for Change) is a community-based effort to empower people to chart their own course out of poverty and towards self-sufficiency.  Now in its second year, the program is having success.  What a blessing!  Transformation happens.  The next group of participants start in late May.  We are looking to […]

Special Wheelchair Offering – Sunday, May 14th

We would like to continue our commitment to serving the people of Guatemala by funding and delivering another 100 wheelchairs.  It is life changing for the recipient and their family! On Sunday, May 14th, we are taking a special offering to start raising money for this goal.  Teamed with San Ramon Valley UMC and Lynnewood […]

Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary with Habitat for Humanity

It has been an amazing commitment to creation of affordable housing!  So, on Sunday, May 7th, we will celebrate, in worship, our 20th year of donating time and money to building homes with Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley.  We will have a guest speaker, display a special Habitat quilt to be raffled as a […]