News & Events

Upcoming Dates:

Sunday School Classes for Adults and Elementary Ages are out on Summer break! Classes will resume Sunday, September 16. Look for more information in your August and September bulletins and newsletters!

Communion – Sunday, July 1. Remember to bring food for the rail!

Discussion and Discernment of the Mission of Ashland Presbyterian Church: The Session has been listening to you and talking specifically about discerning the mission of our congregation for several months, and now seeks your input on a mission statement to be adopted by the congregation. For more information, and ways to participate, consider the following:

July 8 – Kerra’s sermon will be titled: “Called to Love; Sent to Serve” – identifying what seems to be common ground for what we believe, how we worship, and who we are as followers of Christ. Session will distribute background information about the proposed mission statement.

July 15 – After worship, Pastor Kerra and Elders will gather folks in the parlor to hear input on the proposal.

July 22 – Coffee and snacks provided from 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall to hear input on the proposal.

Come join the conversation about the journey of faith that happens at Ashland Presbyterian Church.


5¢-A-Meal Offering/4th Sunday Fellowship – Sunday, July 22. The Stewardship Committee will be hosting the 4th Sunday Fellowship.

Communion – Sunday, August 5. Remember to bring food for the rail!

Session – Sunday, August 12

Pastor Kerra and Rabbi Patrick are planning a series of August conversations on building a Biblical social ethic from the Hebrew Bible and the Gospels. The discussions are planned for Wednesday evenings (August 8, 15, and 22). Look for more details coming soon.

CHANGE OF DATE: The Ash Grove Women’s Retreat date has been CHANGED to October 26-27, 2018 so that we were able to have Dr. Paula Owens Parker as our speaker this year. Dr. Parker is the adjunct professor for Spiritual Formation at Union Presbyterian Seminary and is also the founder of Roots Matter: Healing History, Honoring Heritage, Renewing Hope ( in which she has developed a course of study that specializes in ways to heal generational trauma in families. She is also the founder of the Daughters of Zelophehad, an ecumenical Christian housing program for women in crisis and their children. Please let your friends know about this date change! Brochures and online registration – coming soon!