Kentucky Campus News

Spring 2016 semester is in full swing!  Important Updates:

Chapel this Week

Tuesday, February 28Dr. Timothy TennentPresident, Asbury Theological Seminary
Wednesday, March 01Dr. Kevin WatsonAssistant Professor of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies, Candler School of Theology
Thursday, March 02Dr. Sondra WheelerMartha Ashby Carr Professor of Christian Ethics, Wesley Theological Seminary

Daily Eucharist

MondayRev. Shivraj Mahendra & Rev. Peg Hutchins
Ash WednesdayRev. Nathan Weaver
ThursdayRev. Dr. Winfield Bevins
FridayDr. Fred Long & Rev. Sindhu Pani

Jacob Guot, President and Founder of Africa Sunrise Ministries, shines the light of God’s hope to South Sudan refugees living in the Bweyale Refugee Camp in Uganda. Ironically, Jacob was one of the Lost Boys from the Sudanese Civil War that lasted from 1983-2005. Yet, he founded Africa Sunrise Communities in 2014 to provide a future and restore hope to those who remain in East Africa.
Jacob graduated in 2016 with an M.A. in Leadership and an M.A. in Intercultural Studies. Read more of Jacob’s story at

Personal Training

Are you ready to take your workouts to the next level? Personal Training sessions may be just what you need! We have two ACE® CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINERS on staff. Contact us for more info and to get started today!

Weight Watchers

  • Day and Time – Fridays at noon: actual meeting from 12:15-12:40 p.m. and weigh-ins from 11:40 a.m.-12:05 p.m. or 12:40-1 p.m., whichever is most convenient for the participant
  • Location – Asbury Inn’s common area on the Seminary’s campus
  • Current leader – Peggy Gabriel
  • Participants – Anyone associated with Asbury Seminary, Asbury University or the Wilmore Community
  • Cost  – Full cost is $186 for this 17 week series (prorated after 3 weeks)
  • Scholarships:
    • Available for full time Asbury Seminary employees on the Anthem plan and their spouses on the Anthem plan: the cost is just $2 per week
    • Available for students and their spouses to pay half the cost
    • Available for employees not on our Anthem plan to pay half the cost
  • Payment – Full amount (minus scholarship) is due when you sign up. Payment can be made by credit or debit card, cash, or check.
  • All will get free WW eTools!!
  • Once a member in our series you can attend any meeting anywhere. So, for example, if you are a student going home for the summer, you could attend a meeting there or if you are on vacation you could attend a meeting wherever you are.
  • Current Series -This 17 week series started on February 10, 2017. However you can join us any Friday, and after the first three weeks the cost will be prorated.

For more information and questions you might have please contact Mary Nagle at: or call on 858-2311.

Asbury Journal

Fall 2016 issue of The Asbury Journal is now available online! This is the first issue in which Asbury’s academic journal has gone completely electronic. We have moved from a paid subscription model to free open access. With over 700 articles currently posted going back to the 1970’s, the online version of The Asbury Journal has already been downloaded over 110,000 times since it went live, over 43,000 downloads just this year from all over the globe! We are excited to be part of the global academic conversation with our unique Wesleyan heritage. We have already been downloaded in around 158 nations since we went online in 2012. Come and check us out.

Mobile App

Asbury Seminary’s new app is now available for download for iOS on the iTunes Store and for Android on the Google Play Store

Check out the list of opportunities The Mission Society has for short and long term missionaries. More information on their terms of service can be found by visiting their website.

Community Service Center of Wilmore-High Bridge

The mission of the Community Service Center of Wilmore-High Bridge, Inc. is to identify the needs within the communities, to organize resources, and to develop programs so that such needs may be addressed. This is accomplished through our Thrift Shop and Needs Assistance programs.

When you shop at Thrift Shop you are helping the community. How? Money made in the Thrift Shop is used to help others in crisis situations.We help others by paying utility bills to keep them from being disconnected and rent/mortgage to keep families in their homes. For more information (hours) about the services provided, or to volunteer please contact the director at the Center: 859.858.2819.

Jessamine County Food Pantry

The Jessamine County Food Pantry is a place where individuals can help on an ongoing basis or as a one time family service event. The Food Pantry serves over 300 Jessamine County households every month. Volunteer opportunities include unloading trucks, sorting donated foods, packing boxes and assisting on distribution day every month. For more information, contact Paul at or 859.312.4003.

Manna Meal

Nicholasville United Methodist Church serves a weekly free meal to the community called Manna Meal every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. We are always in need of volunteers to cook, serve, greet, and clean up. We could always use more people in the area of visiting the guests being served. Many of these people have great stories to tell and sometimes they need someone just to listen. This is a great opportunity to experience ministry with people up close and personal. If you are interested please contact Adele McKinney at or you can contact the church office at 859.885.4481 and ask who you need to talk to about volunteering for Manna Meal.


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