Ashland News (8/26/21)

Chris SloneWeekly News

Jamie Prays Over The Care and Counsel Team

What's Happening

Church Family Picnic
Join us on Sunday, September 19th after church for a picnic! Bring chairs or a blanket and your lunch to enjoy out on the lawn, individually wrapped desserts will be provided. Have a favorite lawn game? Bring it to share! We’ll also have volleyball and other games for kids and adults.

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!

There’s still time to get your 5 miles in before Sunday! You can register here if you haven’t already.

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 Buckley. Donations and help are both needed beginning in September.

Children and Youth

Today to Saturday – Move for ABC fundraiser (register here)

Sunday, September 12, after church – Youth Leader and Young Adult Lunch & Study

Sunday, September 12, 6pm – Youth Back to School Pizza & Prayer

Saturday, September 18, 8:30am – 12pm – Youth Family Service Day at Urban Promise (register here by September 9th)

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.

Jamie Prays Over The Care and Counsel Team
Jamie Prays Over The Care and Counsel Team

Find more information about the Ashland Care and Counsel Ministry here, or email us at (all inquiries will be kept confidential)>

Connect and Serve

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 Buckley or Barb Cesare  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.

Recurring Gift
One Time Gift
Budget Update
General Fund Giving, for calendar year 2021, as of 7/31/2021;

  • 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 at

Openings at Tender Hearts Preschool and Day Care

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