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Ashland News
December 9, 2021

You Shall Call Him Jesus

Second Sunday of Advent | Pastor Jamie Cupschalk
December 5, 2021
Watch last Sunday's service

This coming Sunday: Annunciation, Part 2 – He Will be Great!

Give

“But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able thus to offer willingly? For all things come from you, and of your own have we given you."
1 Chronicles 29:14
One-Time Gift
Recurring Gift

What's Happening

Children and Youth Family Ornament Making & Service Project – All Are Welcome!

Giving Tree

Voorhees Pediatrics
This year Voorhees Pediatrics has created an Amazon Wishlist. You can order gifts for different children and have them shipped directly there.

Voorhees Pediatrics Giving Tree Wish List
1304 Laurel Oak Rd.
Voorhees, NJ, 08043

Local Families
Our Deacons will also be helping local community families. If you would like to donate you can contribute a Walmart gift card.
Signups can be found at our Giving Tree table at church.

All giving tree gifts are due December 19.

Christmas giving for Your Pastor and Staff

As we do every year, we are accepting monetary donations to give to the church staff to show our appreciation for all they do all year long. Give as God leads you by sending cash or checks to the church clearly marked as Staff Gift or through online giving (select Staff Gifts in the designations drop-down).

Gift Card Collection

One of our youth are collecting gift cards to places to eat for a family in need undergoing medical treatments. (Chick-fil-A, Red Robin, Boston Market, etc.)

Please give cards to Janine Fleming or Stephanie Wiley.

Christmas Eve Services

It's time to start planning for Christmas! We would like to invite you to the Christmas Eve Services at Ashland. Schedule as follows:
  • Family Service: 5 pm
  • Candlelight Service: 7pm

Young Adult Small Groups

Our new Young Adult Small Groups have begun! We meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Take advantage of this opportunity to connect!

Welcome!

We extend a special welcome to the folks from Park Ave! We are honored to have you worshiping with us. If you know of someone who would like to receive the weekly Ashland News, let us know by sending an email to office@ashlandchurch.org, and we will get them added to the email list.

Bible Class: Keeping Hope Alive In the Wilderness Journey

Join John Tait and Greg Goss at 9am each Sunday as they teach this class on the book of Numbers and journey with Israel from freedom into nationhood.

Open Art Studio

Thanks to those who came to our last Open Art Studio! Our next meeting time will be Tuesday, December 14. No experience needed! Beginners welcome! Come create with us!

Tuesday Morning Bible Study

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 & Youth

Youth Christmas Party – UPDATE

Change of plans! Sunday September 19 we will have our Christmas party after church. Pizza lunch included. Bring a gift ($10 or less) for a white elephant gift-giving game!

Youth Christmas Caroling & Hot Chocolate

Tuesday, Dec 21 at 6:30 pm. Please RSVP to Janine so we have enough rides (we will stay close to the church). Parents, if you would like to join and can drive your kids, please let Janine know.

Youth Small Groups

For the winter months, our small groups will be meeting together at the church at 6:30 pm on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. We will not have small groups on December 22. See you in January!

Kids Church

Kids Church is each Sunday during the sermon. Join us in person for mixed-age Bible lessons and crafts. We can't wait to see you there!

Children’s Zoom Sunday School

Don't miss out if you can't be there in person! Each Sunday at 9:30 am, you can join our Zoom for Sunday School. Contact Janine for the Zoom ID and password.

Connect & Serve

Care and Counsel

The 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). For more information about meeting with a coach, please email care@ashlandchurch.org (all inquiries will be kept confidential).

Small Groups

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

Prayer Requests?

Reach out to us here to let us know how we can be praying for you. One of our elders or deacons will reach out to you.

Get Involved – We Need You!

Are you handy with technology? Can you set up chairs and break down 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.

Missions and Ministry Partners

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.

Church Plant

We are pleased to be supporting our own Dr. Greg Austen in planting a church in South Jersey called Mantua Creek! Also, you can see Greg’s blog, Carpenter Theologian, for many thoughtful posts about life and faith.

Joy in the Journey

Keep up with Al and Mary Ginter, missionaries that Ashland has had the privilege of supporting and hearing from for many years, at Mary’s blog.

Worship

Childcare available! Click here to let Janine know if your child will attend.
Watch the Ashland Church Livestream on YouTube

Communion Sunday

Communion is typically served the first Sunday of every month. However, for this month, communion has be rescheduled for this Sunday, December 12.

Sunday Morning Volunteers Needed

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.
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Voorhees, NJ 08043
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