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Ashland News
June 9, 2022

Belonging—Part 5

God's Church: A Place to Belong
June 5, 2022 | Jamie Cupschalk
Belonging—Part 1
Belonging—Part 2
Belonging—Part 3
Belonging—Part 4

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“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
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What's Happening

In Our Prayers

Long-time member Norma Quirk passed away Saturday, June 4. Details regarding a memorial service are pending, but we will let you know when those details are available. You can read her obituary and sign the online guestbook here. Norma led our special needs Sunday school for many years. Norma had a genuine love for God and His people and was a true example of a follower of Jesus. She will be missed. Please keep the family in your prayers.

VBS Help and Wishlist

Can you successfully use scissors? Can you say hi? Then you are eligible and needed to help with VBS! VBS is from June 27–July 1 from 9am to noon. Please contact Janine if you are available and willing to serve our children in this way.

Also, we have a VBS Wishlist! Please click on the link below to view and purchase items. In order for supplies to arrive on time, please order by June 17 (one week from Friday).
VBS Wishlist (Order by June 17)
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.

Picnic Follow-up and Thank you

We had such and amazing day for our joint picnic with Ashland and Grace Ministries! A picture-perfect day, fun games for the kids, a visit from the Voorhees Township Police K-9 unit, and delicious food to satisfy the most distinguished palate. A special thank you to ALL who made this possible! Also, Tamera and I were both very touched by the recognition of our 20th year of ministry at Ashland Church and the very thoughtful gift. What an amazing blessing to be with so many friends! Let's do this again soon!

Jamie and Tamera
Click HERE for more pictures from the picnic.

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.

New Sunday Morning Adult Class

Following the death of Joshua, Israel fell in to a 350-year Dark Age. This Sunday, June 12, Greg Goss and John Tait will begin a new class in the chapel, studying through the Old Testament book of Judges. See how God led his people through this Dark Age using these fascinating leaders.

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: A seven-week book discussion (5/8–6/19) especially for Christian leaders, parents, and friends with LGBT+ loved ones. "Guiding Families" is a grace-filled book coming from a traditional biblical interpretation of the topic. Contact Janine Fleming with any questions.

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)
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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

Registration Now Open

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.

Carl & Caroline's Pastoral Care Update

The Kishbaughs are transitioning from World Team to Serving Leaders. Follow the link below for more information on how to support them through this time.
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 June and July it will be served June 12 and July 10.
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33 E. Evesham Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
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