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Ashland News
March 24, 2022

Coming This Sunday:

On Shaky Ground: Part 2

March 20, 2022 | Pastor Jamie Cupschalk
Part of the Family—1 Corinthians 6:1–11
Watch last Sunday's service
On Shaky Ground: Part 1


“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

Tithes and Offerings Update

Current General Fund Giving, as of 2/28/2022
Budgeted: $50,736 | Received: $45,823 | Shortfall: $4,913

What's Happening

Congregational Meeting

Ashland will be holding a congregational meeting on Sunday, April 3 immediately following the worship service for the purpose of voting to approve and finalize the merger of Park Avenue Community Church into Ashland EPC, at which time we will receive their members and officers into our body.

We invite everyone to join us for a reception and celebration afterward!

Holy Week at Ashland

Mark your calendars for these upcoming Holy Week services!

Stations of the Cross, April 10

Stations of the Cross is a reflective, multi-sensory journey through the days right before and after Jesus’ death on the cross. We invite you to go through them at home on or around Palm Sunday (April 10). 

The links for the online version of the booklet will be provided in the coming weeks, and printed booklets will be available in English and in Spanish in the back of the Sanctuary on Palm Sunday.

If you would like to make some preparations to help make the stations more interactive, please see HERE for a list of suggested materials.

New Reusable Bags Needed

Sunday Morning Adult Classes

Bible classes are offered Sunday mornings at 9 a.m.
Get to Know Ashland: For anyone who would like to find out more about the ministry, history, and vision of Ashland Church, this class is being taught by Pastor Jamie and Ashland Church Elders in Horner Hall.
The Book of Joshua: To learn some interesting facts and study through the book of Joshua, join this class in the chapel taught by John Tait and Greg Goss.

Tuesday Morning Bible Study

Young Adult Small Groups

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

COVID Update

We are thankful for the drastic improvements in the pandemic and the recent guidance issued by the CDC and the State of New Jersey! Masks are now optional at all times in the building.

To read the full update, visit

Children & Youth

Children and Youth In-person Sunday School Resumes April 3

Ashland Kids Sing!

We are resuming Wednesday night Ashland Kids Club with a Spring session of Ashland Kids Sing led by our worship arts director, Carol Holmes. The children will prepare something to share in the service on Palm Sunday (April 10). Email to register.

Easter Eggstravaganza

In partnership with Tender Hearts Preschool & Daycare, Ashland will host this year's egg hunt at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 16 on our property, RAIN or SHINE!

Actors needed – If you would like to tell the good news through the eyes of a Bible character to the children and their parents, please let Deb Ford know.

Candy donations – small individually wrapped candy donations are due by Sunday, April 10. Each child will be getting a bag of candy. We will have peanut and non-peanut bags, so a variety of candy donations are appreciated. See Janine Fleming or Jacqui Rivera with any questions.

Youth Hangout and Spruced Up Youth Room!

VBS 2022

Youth Small Groups

Our youth small groups meet together at the church building at 6:30 pm on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 6:30 pm.

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.

Teleconference appointments are available. Our coaches welcome adults, young adults, teens and children. 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 (all inquiries will be kept confidential).

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.

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

Position Available at Tender Hearts

Partner with EPC World Outreach to Support Ukraine

In response to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and eastern Europe, EPC World Outreach is hosting virtual prayer gatherings at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) each Thursday in March. The meetings will be held via Zoom and are available to all with registration required. Click here to register for the prayer gathering. Click here to donate to the International Disaster Relief Fund.
Read more about what EPC is doing to support Ukraine.

Carl & Caroline's Pastoral Care Update

The Kishbaughs recently celebrated 40 years of service with World Team!
Click here to read their latest update.

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.
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.


Watch the Ashland Church Livestream on YouTube

Communion Sunday

Communion is typically served the first Sunday of every month. Our next Communion Sunday will be April 3.
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33 E. Evesham Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
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