September 17, 2020  

This Sunday, Pastor Eric wraps up the "Settling In" sermon series.
We avoid things we don't like. But sometimes things come our way that we can't avoid, like a global pandemic. When our circumstances deteriorate, what do we do when there's nothing we can do?

Registration is required. More info and registration at More information about the service is available at


PLEASE NOTE THE NEW TIME. Join us at for a service featuring a variety of musical styles.

Resources for Worship
Children's Bulletins: Ages 3+ | Ages 7+

The UMW Bazaar Beans and Bean Soup Sale begins TOMORROW, Friday, September 18. Purchasing information will be featured at

Learn more about this year's virtual bazaar below!

This Saturday (September 19), Asbury's Health Ministry team is holding a collection for the Ripple Community Center. Ripple Community Center is an Allentown outreach that supports Allentown residents Including people experiencing homelessness, housing instability, socially isolated, with a history of trauma or mental illness, and the working poor.

The collection is taking place from noon until 2 PM in the lower parking lot (near Wesley Center).

There will be someone to accept your items, following all the current guidelines for social distancing.

Visit for a list of items being collected.
Ramos Elementary Work Day
Next Saturday, September 26, the annual Ramos Work Day to clean the grounds and re-mulch the playground, is being held from 9 AM - noon. The guidelines for masks, distancing, and participant limits will be followed. Sign up at date is October 3.
Flu Shots Offered via Asbury Health Ministry
Asbury's Health Ministry is offering flu shots on Sunday, October 4, from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM on Asbury's campus (location TBA). Shots will be free to those with Medicare Part B. A high-dose vaccine will be available. All CDC guidelines will be followed.

The initial schedule has been released for the UMW Bazaar! The first phase of the event begins tomorrow with the Beans and Bean Soup sale. Also, if you have used clothing and winter coats that you'd be willing to donate a collection day will be held on Saturday, October 24, to send to our brothers & sisters in Liberia.

Visit for the full calendar and announcements.

Please note that all drop-off and pick-up 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.
Upcoming Events

Saturday, Sep 19
Saturday, Sep 26
Sunday, October 4
Saturday, Oct 10
through Sun, Oct 11


Beginning THIS SUNDAY, September 20
SPARK (3 & 4yr olds)
Please join Miss Rebecca for weekly Sunday School via Zoom
Sunday mornings beginning Sept. 20th from 9:30 - 10 AM
Please register in advance at:

BLAST (PreK - 5th grades)
Please join Miss Lindsay, Miss Judy, Miss Cindy, Miss Patty & Miss Tara for weekly Sunday School via Zoom
Sunday mornings beginning Sept. 20th from 10 - 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.

All high school aged students (9th-12th grades) are invited to join Erin and Rich for: 
"Stand Strong"
  A 3-week virtual, small group study encouraging Christians to stand strong in the face of various trials and temptations.   
Sunday Evenings: Sept. 20th, 27th & Oct. 4th from 8 - 8:30 PM
Please register in advance at:  

Middle school students (6th-8th grades) are encouraged to join Pam for:
"This or That"
3-week study about the dangers of comparing ourselves to others instead of celebrating our unique gifts. 
Sunday Evenings: Sept. 20th, 27th & Oct. 4th from 7:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Please register in advance at:

Asbury's building is currently only open for limited worship services. 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.