Sunday, January 31, 2020

Thanks to all who joined us for worship this morning! If you missed it or would like to watch again, you can watch the replay of today's service now!
Resources from Worship
In-Person Worship Gatherings Remain Paused.
Church Council will continue to evaluate this decision on a two-week basis.
If you shared our a prayer request during the live stream this morning, we've forwarded them on to our prayer team, who will be fervently praying for you this week. If you have something you'd like prayer for and haven't yet shared it, send it to the prayer team at

Church Council to Hold Update Meeting (Feb. 7 via Zoom)

Church Council will be hosting a meeting via Zoom on Sunday, February 7, following the 10:30 AM streaming worship service to share updates on Asbury.


Please visit to register now. Following registration, you'll receive an email with information on how to join the webinar.

Food Drive for Animals at Gress Mountain Ranch
For over 20 years, the Gress Mountain Ranch in Orefield has been caring for abused, neglected, and abandoned animals. This is their "forever" home - animals are not bred or sold. Currently about 90 animals, including dogs, cats, pigs, horses, donkeys, ponies, alpacas, llamas, ducks, parrots and peacocks, are in need of food.
You can donate food from your pantry or purchase food. Non-perishable items will be collected today through 1 PM on Sunday, February 14 and can be placed at Asbury's upper-level doors. Perishable items will be collected on Sunday, February 7, from 11:30 AM - 1 PM and Sunday, February 14, from 11:30 AM - 1 PM in Asbury's upper parking lot.
Visit for a list of items being collected and for more information.

Scholarships Available
Asbury has a number of scholarships available to students in various fields of collegiate study. VIsit to learn more and apply.

Asbury in Mission Partners for 2021
The listing of AIM's mission partners has been updated. We invite you to review the listing on our website to see how lives are being impacted locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.

Barrels of Love Featured in UM News
AIM's Barrels of Love program is currently the top story from the United Methodist News service. Read the article, "Wheelchairs Provide Freedom for 50 Liberians," on the UM News website!

Upcoming UMW Circle Meetings:
Priscilla Circle (February 9 via Zoom):
Priscilla Circle will meet via zoom on Tuesday, February 9 at 7 PM. Ann Lee will lead discussion on Chapter 4: "The Gift of Love" of the study series, The Grace of Les Miserables by Matt Rawle. Visit Asbury's website to sign up to receive more info.

Please note that all on-site events are subject to to the continued approval of the church Trustees and Council, the Church being generally open for worship services, and/or state, federal and county government dictated COVID-19 requirements.

We encourage you to watch a condensed version of today's lesson with your child via video!
Select your child's age group: 
(3-4yr olds)
Out of This World (new for 1/31)
(PreK- 5th grades)
Rules for Life (new for 1/31)

SPARK (3 & 4yr olds)
Please join Miss Rebecca to watch the Ollie story video and a brief lesson via Zoom.
Sunday mornings from 9:30 AM - 10 AM
Please register in advance at: 
BLAST (PreK - 5th grades)
Please join us for our weekly Bible story video and small group activities via Zoom.
Sunday mornings from 10 AM - 10:30 AM
Please register in advance at: 


 Contact Pam Unrath, Director of Children's and Youth Ministries, at to be added to the Children's Ministries' mailing list to receive all information and updates about Asbury's Children's Ministries program. 

Middle Schoolers (6th-8th grades)
Continuing a 4-week series to see how Jesus' words equip us to take control of our emotions rather than let them rule us.
Please join Pam on
Sunday Evenings 1/31, 2/7 & 2/14 from 7:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Please register in advance at: 

High Schoolers (9th - 12th grades)

Whether it's praying on our own, praying in groups, or praying out loud with a friend, it can feel awkward. This series will help us grow more confident in our everyday conversations with God.
Please join Erin and Rich on
Sunday Evenings 1/31, 2/7 from 8 - 8:30 PM
Please register in advance at:

Join us for worship on Sundays! Streaming worship is offered at 10:30 AM on Sunday at In-person worship is currently paused.
If you have to go to the hospital, our pastors want to be able to provide spiritual and emotional support.  Please have a family member call the church office, and notify hospital registration that you are a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. Our church code is "743."

Looking for a way to better focus your faith walk? Sign up to receive a devotional each morning in your inbox at!
We appreciate your ongoing support of Asbury, and your generous contributions have allowed us to continue to worship and minister together. 
We realize that your personal financial landscape may have drastically changed; but if you are able to continue to financially support the ministries of Asbury, please prayerfully consider doing so.
We strongly encourage you to give online through PushPay, our online giving portal, at, but you can also mail your weekly envelopes or a check in to the church office.

Thank you for your continued support!
Asbury's building is currently only open for limited worship services and activities. Should you need to gain access to the building, please contact Israel Olivieri, Business Manager, at The office remains closed, but any phone messages you leave will be answered as soon as possible.