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Yoga for Two & Chocolate Tasting at Asbury First

Asbury First is planning a unique pre-Valentine's Day event on Friday, February 13 from 6-8 pm: a session of light yoga designed for couples of all sorts, followed by a chocolate tasting.

At the annual church conference, held on January 18, members of Asbury First overwhelmingly voted in favor of a reconciling statement welcoming all to the church.

Asbury First's minister for faith formation, the Rev. Dr. Stephen M. Cady II, has been named the next senior minister for the church. He will assume his new role on July 1, 2015 upon the retirement of the current senior minister, the Rev. Susan S. Shafer.

Hang onto your life preserver! Asbury First is hosting its first-ever mini Vacation Bible School this February.

Cheer on the Syracuse Orange!

Asbury First is sponsoring a trip to the Carrier Dome to see the Syracuse men's basketball team take on Miami.

During Advent and the Christmas season, Asbury First offers a variety of services and programs to help you prepare for the birth of Christ.

Rev. Susan S. Shafer Announces June Retirement

Asbury First's senior minister, the Rev. Susan S. Shafer, will retire in June 2015 after serving the church for 34 years.

Asbury First's minister for outreach and community connection, the Rev. Lawrence Hargrave, will retire in April, 2015.

On Sunday, November 23, we give thanks to God for all that we have been given.

stewardship 2 Our stewardship campaign for 2015 is called "Making Visible the Invisible" because it is the generous gifts from our members that makes all of Asbury First's ministries visible.