Asbury United Methodist Church hosts two August events, including God’s Garage Sale—all items free!

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Are you searching for ways to jazz up your August calendar? Then you won’t want to miss two exciting events hosted by Asbury United Methodist Church. On August 4, hit God’s Garage Sale–all items are free! Then on August 12, attend the Fall Kickoff for worship, games and food-truck fun!

Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.

Asbury United Methodist Church has been worshipping God and creating faithful followers of Christ for 32 years. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Birmingham, Asbury offers traditional worship, a contemporary option, plus exciting adult, family, children and youth programs.

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At Asbury United Methodist Church, everyone is welcome to worship with open hearts, open minds and open doors.

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Witness Love In Action

Do you love a sale? Are you or someone you know in need of a few things? Then witness love in action at God’s Garage Sale, hosted by Asbury United Methodist Church on Saturday, August 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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Garage sales can be a treasure trove of great deals, incredible stuff and lots of fun. God’s Garage Sale at Asbury United Methodist Church definitely offers all of these things, but it also features one truly unique element – everything is sold to the community for free. Yes, free!

No screening process. No purchase necessary. Just hit the sale on August 4 and take what you need.

“Most churches have garage sales,” Asbury United Methodist Church member, Larry King said. “But ours costs the same as God’s grace–zero.”

God’s Garage Sale will feature gently-used items, such as:

  • Clothing
  • Toys
  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Household goods
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“Maybe it’s a ‘Methodist thing’, but in the great tradition of John Wesley and Frances Asbury, we know that we can’t take it with us and we know that we fail to hear the cry of the needy,” King said. “As such, the prices at God’s Garage Sale reflect the same price as the grace of the Almighty–nothing at all, because it has already been paid in full.”

Bring your family and friends and take what you need during God’s Garage Sale, happening August 4 from 8:30a.m.-11:00a.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church. Located at 6690 Cahaba Valley Rd., Birmingham, AL 35242.

Kick Off Fall With Asbury’s Fall Kickoff

Summer may be drawing to a close, but if you’re looking for an exciting way to celebrate the 2018/2019 school year ahead, you’ll want to check out another great event happening at Asbury United Methodist Church this August–the Fall Festival, happening August 12 from 5:30p.m.-7p.m.

While the official “kickoff” beings at 5:30p.m., there’s no better way to find God and experience Asbury than through Sunday morning worship. Here’s the worship schedule:

  • Sunday Traditional Worship (8:30a.m. & 11a.m./Sanctuary)
  • Sunday Contemporary Worship (11a.m. The Bridge/Williams Chapel)
  • Sunday School (for Adults, Youth & Children) (9:45a.m.-10:45a.m.)

Nursery care is also available for instants and toddlers during worship.

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That evening, at 5:30 p.m., you’ll have the opportunity to experience the community and fun at Asbury for the kickoff event. Meet the pastors, staff and people who make Asbury thrive. Dine on incredible eats from some of Birmingham’s tastiest food trucks. Venture through obstacle courses, play games and bounce about in laughter-filled bounce houses.

  • Want to find out about Children’s Ministry? Asbury invites parents and children (K5-5th grade) to come to experience its Kids Town program and get a sneak peek at the exciting year ahead. (5:30p.m./Williams Chapel)
    What about middle or high schoolers?
  • RESET Student Ministry invites parents to get-to-know RESET and see what’s in store for their young disciples during the year. (5:30p.m./Wesley Hall)
  • RESET students are invited to fellowship, socialize and experience RESET with their peers and friends. (5:30p.m./Youth Room)

As meetings wrap up, everyone is invited to head outside for games, food trucks and more! What food trucks will be at the event? Only some of Birmingham’s best!

  • Eugene’s Hot Chicken
  • City Bowls
  • Big Spoon Creamery
  • Off the Hook

Asbury United Methodist Church will also provide $5 kids meals and bottled water/sodas during the event.

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Mark Your Calendar

For an exciting August, be sure to mark your calendar for Asbury United Methodist Church’s two great events:

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