Who We Are

Our History

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Safe Sanctuaries

Matthew 18:20

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there I am among them



Rev. Joe Whitley

Senior Pastor

Joe is a native of Las Cruces and “cradle to grave” Methodist, who graduated from Pepperdine University, then Pepperdine School of Law. For 19 years, he was a civil trial attorney and also extensively involved in New Mexico and national politics. After clearly hearing God’s voice calling him into ministry, Joe graduated from Claremont School of Theology and began serving a United Methodist church in Los Angeles.


Kevin Chavez

Traditional Music Director

Kevin Chavez is the director of music at Asbury, with talents ranging from singing to a multitude of instruments. Kevin brings life and music to Asbury on a daily basis, and is always looking for new volunteers to get involved in the music programs at Asbury. Join him for the bell choir - no previous experience needed!


Richard Ramsay

Building Manager

Our building manager Richard has provided care and assistance at Asbury for years, and is responsible for the maintenance and care of our facilities.