Philip Gulley - November 15 & 16

Asbury is very excited to host Quaker pastor, writer, and speaker Philip Gulley for two upcoming events in November 2019 at Asbury UMC:

November 15 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm:  Lecture on Philip's book Unlearning God:  How Unbelieving Helped Me Believe.  This book is an illuminating spiritual memoir that shows how beliefs learned early must often be unlearned so that more helpful and enduring understandings can thrive.  This lecture will take place in the Asbury sanctuary.  There is no need to RSVP for this event - simply show up!  There is plenty of room for all.

November 16 from 9 am to 11 am:  Workshop on "Spiritual Aliveness."  In this workshop, Philip takes psychologist Abraham Maslow's characteristics of happy, healthy people, deemed "self-actualized" by Maslow, and looks at these traits through a spiritual lens.  This workshop will take place in Hager Hall.  Please RSVP for this morning workshop by contacting the church office at 913.432.5573 or by emailing

About Philip Gulley:

Philip Gulley is a Quaker pastor and writer and speaker from Danville, Indiana.  Many of his characters and recollections are taken from his boyhood in this small Midwestern town.  An eclectic writer, Gulley has published 22 books, including the acclaimed Harmony series chronicling life in the eccentric Quaker community of Harmony, Indiana.  Gulley's 22nd book, entitled Unlearning God:  How Unbelieving Helped Me Believe, explores the process of spiritual growth, especially the re-interpretation of the earliest principles we learned about God.