Soul Care: Grace and Truth – July 31, 2020

In this offering of Soul Care, Rev. Heather talks about self-compassion.

Soul Care: Spiritual Needs – July 24, 2020

In this offering of Soul Care, Rev. Heather talks about our greatest spiritual needs.

Soul Care: Living the Questions – July 17, 2020

In this offering of Soul Care, Reverend Heather shares thoughts on how to live the questions.

Asbury’s Anti-racism Ministry

Asbury is in the beginning stages of forming an Anti-Racism Ministry.  Many of us attended the virtual Anti-Racism workshop offered by the Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis of Middle Church in New York City in mid-June.  A second workshop building on the first will be offered in late July.  We hope many people will attend. Here […]
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Ways Asbury is Helping Our Community to Stay Connected

We have a Task Force on Re-Opening who has prayed, study and met together and reviewed the protocols from the Annual Conference about Re-Opening. After much discussion and study and remembering the General Rules of Methodism that we are first to Do No Harm we have decided not to petition the Annual Conference leadership to […]
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From Kathy…

From Pastor Kathy… Your Asbury staff has been meeting every week on GOTOMEETING since the Shelter in Place Order was given. Normally we met twice a month. However, we felt the need for support and sharing as we try to stumble through our mission, our jobs, our tasks in these unprecedented time. One of our […]
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Worship Themes for July

New Series: Based on Phillip Gulley’s book, If the Church Were Christian: Rediscovering the Values of Jesus, this sermon series looks at the practices that Jesus taught us to incorporate into daily living that would bring us closer to God and create a more loving and just community among those who say they follow the […]
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2020 Summer ‘VBS Connection Camp’ Current Online Offerings

2020 Summer ‘VBS Connection Camp’ Current Online Offerings (more to come): ‘Livermore Asbury UMC Children’s Ministries’ Facebook Group Page where you can find Sunday School Connection video lessons, Children’s Worship videos created by Pastors & Staff within our Methodist Conference, science experiment videos, uplifting and creative posts for children & adults, positive parenting resources, weekly […]
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From Pastor Kathy…

I write this column after our nation has surpassed  the grim marker of 100,000 Americans dead from COVID-19. Monday, June 1 has been set apart by religious communities and mayors across the nation as a day of lament and mourning.  I invite you to watch this video produced by Sojourners https://sojo.net/media/national-day-mourning-and-lament    And I invite you […]
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A Change in District Superintendents

Shinya Goto has been our District Superintendent (D.S.) for 3 years. Effective July 1, he will be appointed the Superintendent of the Los Rios District. Their current D.S. is retiring. Our new District Superintendent effective July 1 is Samuel Hong. Rev. Hong comes to us from the position of Senior Pastor for the Korean United […]
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