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Ashland News
June 16, 2022

Belonging—Part 6

Pleasing God
1 Thessalonians 4:1–8
June 12, 2022 | Jamie Cupschalk
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To hear previous sermons in this series, visit our YouTube channel.

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

Tithes and Offerings Update

Current General Fund Giving, as of 5/31/2022
Budgeted: $127,040 | Received: $120,038 | Shortfall: $7,002
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What's Happening

VBS Needs and Updates

We are so excited that VBS is less than two weeks away!

If you would like to contribute to supplies you can order from our Amazon wishlist. The supplies are for decorations, activities, and a service project. In order for supplies to arrive on time, please order by tomorrow, June 17.

We are also looking for items to be loaned. Please see Deb Ford if you have:
- a large globe
- blackout curtains
- planetarium lights
- sun, star, moon decorations
- large key
- kite and string
- 2 buckets

Volunteers – We will have a brief meeting Sunday, June 26 after church.
VBS Wishlist—Order Now!
On Saturday, July 16, Ashland will be partnering with other local churches to serve our community. Five volunteers are needed for the Voorhees Serve Day Carwash from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Set up starts at 9 a.m., and the actual carwash begins at 10 a.m. Contact Janine Fleming to volunteer.

Air Condition Horner Hall

The air-conditioning systems in Horner Hall have gotten a bit tired, and one of them has ceased working. If you can help with an additional gift, please designate a gift to the Building, either through our Online Giving platform (Parking Lot Repair/Building on drop down menu), or indicate on a check or envelope.
Click HERE to read the letter regarding Ashland facility updates.

Additional Sunday Morning Adult Classes

Bible classes are offered Sunday mornings at 9 a.m.
Get to Know Ashland: For those who would like to learn more about the ministry, history and vision of Ashland Church, this class is taught by Pastor Jamie and Ashland Church Elders in Horner Hall.
Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones: This Sunday (6/19) we wrap up this book discussion designed especially for Christian leaders, parents, and friends with LGBT+ loved ones. 
Judges: Following the death of Joshua, Israel fell in to a 350-year Dark Age. Greg Goss and John Tait teach this class in the chapel, studying the Old Testament book of Judges. See how God led his people through this Dark Age using these fascinating leaders.

Children & Youth

Register for VBS!

We're getting closer and closer to this summer's VBS, and we hope you can be part of it! Please register ASAP to ensure your child's spot.
Pre-K Registration
Elementary Registration

New Youth Fundraiser to Benefit Retreats and Missions

Order online and it ships directly to you. Multiple color options per design and VBS shirts! Order by clicking the button below.

Please note: the price of the shirt is not included in this year's VBS registration. Processing and shipping takes about two weeks.
Order my shirt now!

Connect & Serve

Care & Counsel

If you are struggling, you are not alone. The Care and Counsel ministry is here to help with things like 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. (all inquiries will be kept confidential)
Contact Us

Fellowship & 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.

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

David and Penelope Pickens

Some of you may have enjoyed hearing Darrell reading from the Chami language Bible.  Here a some videos of Genesis being read in both the Chami and Tado language.
Chami
Tado
Read more about David and Penelope and their translation work here.

Peter and Jenny Boling

The Bolings have recently planted a church through their work with Mission to the World in Mexico. In their latest update linked below, you'll read about their experiences, see photos and learn what specific things we can be praying for.
Click here to read their latest update.

Joy in the Journey

The Ginters, missionaries whom Ashland has had the privilege of supporting for several years, have had an unexpected detour in their furlough plans. They will remain stateside just a bit longer. Click the link below to read their latest update, including US phone numbers where they can be reached. You can also keep up with Al and Mary through Mary’s blog.
Click here to read their latest update.

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.

Worship

Communion Sunday

Communion is typically served the first Sunday of every month. However, for July it will be served July 10.
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33 E. Evesham Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
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