Embracing Our Cultural Diversity

Julie Ascuncion grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii and moved to Southern California 40 years ago.  She attended CalState LA. After working for 35 years, she retired as a Programmer Analyst.

Julie is married, has two 2 children, 8 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. She has been a proud UMW member for over 20 years and is currently serving as the Cal-Pac Conference UMW Secretary. She has held positions in the former Pasadena District and at her local church.

Julie has also served on the Board of Laity for the Cal-Pac Conference. She attends the Filipino-American United Methodist Church in Hacienda Heights.

In her local church, Julie serves as Chairperson of the Church Council and has held other positions in various committees such as Outreach, SPRC, and Social Action. Julie also volunteers as a study leader for Bible study classes. She currently serves as President of the Methodist Hospital Women’s Auxiliary in Arcadia.

After retiring, she and hubby have enjoyed traveling and spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Julie is an avid reader and enjoys volunteering — at the Methodist Hospital, a local museum, the Performing Art Center and her church. She also enjoys taking classes in upholstery, sewing, and dancing. But Julie’s main passion is volunteering at church and serving the Lord by being involved with the United Methodist Women and its missions.