Ashland News (8/19/21)

Chris SloneWeekly News


What's Happening

Church Family Picnic
Join us on Sunday, September 19th after church for a picnic! More details to

Move for ABC
Walk, run, bike or swim 5 miles during the week of August 22-28! Share your adventures with friends and family along the way to let people know about and support ABC!

Starts this Saturday! Suggested donation $25 (or any amount you choose),
register here.

Fellowship and Coffee
If you would like to help with the Sunday morning Fellowship and Coffee
time, either by donating items like individually wrapped snacks, fresh
fruit, and individual yogurts, or by helping to coordinate setting up the
fellowship time, please contact Peg
. Both donations and help are needed beginning in September.

Children and Youth

August 22 – 28 – Move for ABC fundraiser (register


Sunday, September 19, after the service –
Church Family Picnic

Children’s Zoom Sunday School, 9:30 am – every week,
contact Janine for

the zoom id and password

Church Family Meetup at Popcorn Park Zoo
Church Meetup at Popcorn Park Zoo Connect and Serve

Bring a Meal to the Buzards Bill and Linda could still
use one or two meals per week, and have been greatly blessed by those
they’ve received. You can click here to sign up for a date and
to find more information.

Park Avenue Food Pantry Food donations can be dropped
off at the church, and volunteers are needed on Thursday mornings to deliver
the items to Park Avenue Church in Somerdale. Contact Janine for

more information.

Small Groups Small groups have a big impact on all
involved. For information about joining or leading a group contact us here.

Prayer  Reach out to us here to let us know how we can be praying for you.

We Need You! Are you handy with technology? Can you
set up chairs and breakdown tables? Are you eager to serve but not sure
where or how? We have a place for you whether you can help once a month or
every week! Fill out our Volunteer Sign-Up form to get in touch with a
ministry leader.

2021 Pedal for Promise
2021 Pedal for Promise

Ride and raise support for Urban Promise on October 2, 2021! Donate or sign
up to join Team Ashland by registering here.
Please contact Darrell Proctor for any questions about the team.


Fellowship, 10am – Outside Fellowship and Coffee before the service.

Worship Service, 10:30 am – There is seating inside and outside (weather
permitting), plus other rooms equipped for overflow. You can also join
via our live-stream at

Childcare is available during the service; please let Janine

Fleming know by Saturday morning if you plan to drop off your
young one(s).

We need volunteers to help set up for the outdoor
service on Sunday mornings, as well as for other worship service functions.
If you can help, please let (Peg
) or (Barb
)  know.

Click below if you would like to give online, either as a one time donation
or a recurring tithe. You may also mail your offering to the church or bring
it on Sunday morning.


Gift One
Time Gift

Budget Update
General Fund Giving, for calendar year 2021, as of

  • Budgeted: $199,872
  • Received: $166,176
  • Shortfall: -33,696

Did you know? We are pleased to be supporting our own
Dr. Greg Austen in planting a church in South Jersey! You can see Greg’s
blog for more information and many thoughtful posts about life and faith

Ashland Care and Counsel Logo
The Ashland Care and Counsel
ministry is here to help with things developing a healthy life balance,
navigating mental health difficulties, finding professional assistance and
more. All services are free of charge and provided by a trained Mental
Health Coach (more information here).
If you would like more information about meeting with a coach, please email (all

inquiries will be kept confidential).

Openings at Tender Hearts Preschool and Day Care

(See Tender Hearts’  Facebook here or email them here)