The Ashe Baptist Camp Amphitheater has received permission from the Executive Committee to begin construction in the new location.  For more info on the construction contact Rev. Russell Hart Campground Chairman at 336-982-2080.  The new location will be easier access; it is across from the ball field in the edge of the woods. Construction will be done by Baptist Men and Women. Material costs are $6,000. If the church you attend, or business or individual would like to donate money please send a check to;  Ashe Baptist Office PO 850 Jefferson, NC 28640. Together we build and move forward. NEXT CONSTRUCTION DAY IS SATURDAY, MAY 27 AT 8:00 AM. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!


 Ashe Baptist Office and Ashe Really Cares will be closed to observe Memorial Day on Monday, May.29. Please remember those who gave their all that we might have our freedom as we celebrate Memorial Day.


Baptist Association Emphasis May 15-22 -- Associations exemplify the best of cooperation in the Southern Baptist family. Through the strength of local partnerships, local churches voluntarily bond together to reach more people for Christ than they ever could on their own. That same strength in numbers, and cooperation, make the Southern Baptist Convention the strongest missions sending network in the world. Churches are the center of that strength. Associations amplify that strength to make it more focused and effective. Learn about Ashe Baptist Association by going to www.ashebaptist .org on the web or call 336-846-5631 or best yet come by the office at 204 Beaver Creek School Rd in West Jefferson, NC. 


​The Ashe Baptist Campground: Scheduled to mow and check the campground for repairs on May 27th is Welcome Home Baptist Church then on the week of June 10th New River Baptist Church. Thank you churches for keeping the campground beautiful.   


ARC can use some clothes sorts and a couple of men to pick up food occasionally . If interested contact Pat at 336-846-5234.


​The Hope for the Mt. Prayer Team invites you to come and pray each Tuesday at 8:00 AM  at the Midway Baptist Church in West Jefferson across from Wal-Mart


​​When you pray please remember Buffalo Baptist Church, Cristo El Salvador, Big Flatts Baptist Church, & Bald Mountain Baptist Church (Senior Pastor position)They are currently in search of another pastor for their church.  .


Buffalo Baptist Church announces the guest speaker; May 28 Rev. RD Watson, June 4 Rev. Richard Whittington, June 11 Bro. Matt Grogan, 18th Rev. John Crawford. Sunday School at 10 Worship at 11:00.The congregation invites you to attend.

Friendship Baptist Church announces Memorial Day presentation of “Legacy”as brought to you by Generation Excellent on Monday, May 29 at 7:00 .For more info contact Pam Miller at 877-3440.


​Little Helton Baptist Church announces Tent Revival Services to be held at Lansing Creeper Trail Park, (Located behind Lansing Fire Dept) Monday, June 5th -Friday, June 9th at 7 pm nightly. Evangelists are Rev. Daniel Stuart, Rev. Coy Adams, Rev. Willard Adams and Rev. Jesse Adams all are from Robbinsville, NC. Special singing nightly. Tent Revival  Special Singers include: ClayBank, Mountain Fellowship, Phil & Wendy Arnold Family, Three Top Gospel and Smethport Baptist Church Youth Choir. Bring a lawn chair and come worship our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Pastor, Rev. David Brooks invite you to attend.


Healing Springs Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School May 28 – June 1. Supper at 6:00 PM classes from 7-8:45 PM. Thursday June 1st will be family night beginning at 6:30. For more information please contact Jill Phipps at 336-977-2610.  Pastor Kevin Jones and the congregation welcome you to Healing Springs.


Saturday, June 10th at 10:00 am. Baptist Men's  Medical Bus will be with us at Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church Parking Lot to provide free lab work, blood pressure screening, and a chance to talk to pharmacist. There will also be Medical personal to perform and interrupt results for you.  Much more is included in this event. We are trying to serve those in the community that have no insurance or high deductibles that otherwise could not afford this much needed screening. Please if you or a loved one could use this opportunity call our office as soon as to make an appointment. Please call Ashe Really Cares to make an appointment  at:336-846-5234  or call Diane Dixon at 336-846-5631 for more information.


Warrensville Baptist Church will have on  VBS for June 11th through the 16th. As usual, we will have classes for Nursery up to Adults. Rev. Wade Huntsinger pastor invites you to attend Warrensville Baptist Church.


Bristol Baptist Church invites you to Vacation Bible School June 4 – 9 , classes from 6:30-8:30 with supper served at 5:30. The theme is The Redeemer. Classes for Nursery – Adults.  For more information call Dianna at 336-982-2434.  Pastor Billy Joe Blevins and the congregation welcome you to Bristol.


North Beaver Baptist Church  VBS will be Fri June 2nd Saturday June 3rd Galactic Starveyors,  Camping, Lock-in, help decorate the Black light room and Paint your own Glow in the Dark T- Shirts. Rev. Rick Miller welcomes you to attend. North Beaver Baptist Church would like to invite you to the first annual women's day celebration. We have two very special speakers that will give their testimony that proves that through God we are Living Loved in every situation in our lives. Sunday School starts at 10 and services start at 11 on May 28th. 


Tuckerdale Baptist Church
 invites you to Vacation Bible School June 14 - June 17th at 6:30 - 8:30. Pastor Larry Shepherd invites everyone to attend.

Obids Baptist Church announces Vacation Bible School starting June 4th - 7th at 6:30-8:00pm. Pastor, Rev. Mark Harless invites you to attend.


​New River Baptist Church  will have VBS starting with our kickoff on Saturday, June 10th starting at 1 on the RC Airfield on John Halsey Rd. in Grassy Creek.  There will be lots of games, cotton candy, popcorn and other snacks, and the kids can play in the creek.  Then at 5 we will have a BBQ chicken supper.  VBS classes for all ages babies – adults will be held Sunday, June 11th – Thursday, June 15th, starting at 6:45 each night.  A meal will be served each night starting at 6 p.m.   Family night will be held Friday night, June 16th, with a celebration about all God has shown us and will be followed by a meal.  Rev. Wayne Jones and the congregation invite everyone to attend.  For questions call 336-384-4656 or 336-877-4360.


Midway Baptist Church invites you to Vacation Bible School June 11-15, 6-8:30 PM each night. With classes for nursery thru adults. This year's theme is Operation Artic. Pastor Steve Leashomb and the congregation welcome you.​​


​VBS Weekend – Anything is Possible at Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church  Community Youth Rally, Friday, June 16 @ 6:30 pm. Free pizza beginning at 5:30 pm. Music, Fellowship, Testimony from former ACHS Quarterback, Connor Bowers.  Chris Johnson from Ebenezer Children’s Home will be our speaker. All youth and youth groups are invited.  Kid’s Day.  Saturday, June 17 from 9 am to 3 pm. Bible stories, bouncy slide, food, painting, ice cream and more. Breakfast snack and lunch will be provided. All kids are invited. Registration starts at 9 am.  Call Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church for more information @ 336-846-9642.


​Galactic Starveyors coming to Bald Mountain Baptist Church June 24-29  The VBS Kickoff will be held Saturday, June 24, 5:00 - 8:00 PM  Nightly Schedule: Sunday, June 25 - Wednesday, June 28, 6:00 - 8:30 PM  A Family Celebration will be held Thursday June 29, 6:00 - 7:30 PM  (We will have dinner for volunteers and kids each night at 5:00 PM) Everyone is welcome.

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“ASHE BAPTIST CAMPGROUND”

  Did you know the Ashe Baptist Association owns a campground? If you   travel on the Paul Goodman Road and turn right onto Appaloosa Lane you will find a very nice 9.9 acre parcel of land known as the Ashe Baptist Campground. Some of you use our camp and its facilities for your Conferences, Deacon  Meetings, Fellowship Meetings, VBS Times, Worship Times and even Weddings and other activities. The new Amphitheater is now being built and I think you will be very pleased with the construction and the new location. Due to forest fires last Fall in that area the old Amphitheater was destroyed and the trees were weaken by the fires thus a new location had to be chosen. If you know where home plate is on the ball field then you are familiar with where the new Amphitheater is located. It is at the edge of the ball field near the woods across from home plate. I appreciate all the folks who have made the new Amphitheater possible. Once it is totally completed we will hold a Dedication Service. The Matte Parson Building was not damaged nor was the picnic shelter damaged. The Prayer Garden was damaged and needs to be touched up. Lots of black limbs need to be  carried to areas designated to store them.  I encouraged Churches and Youth Groups to set some time aside to work and do a Mission Trip to the Campground instead of traveling to areas outside of Ashe County. Sometimes missions begins at home!  The camp is useable as it is but needs your touch. Recently 165 folks from some of our churches met on Wednesday night for a hotdog supper and a Worships Service at the Campground. It was a big success with calls to do it again.  [ We do have some guidelines to adhere to when using the camp: We do not allow pets, guns, fire crackers or alcohol on  the grounds or in the  buildings. All groups must have adult supervision and will conduct themselves in a Christian manner at all times. Any church or organization will be expected to pay for any damage to the building or property. Children should not run on the steps or jump on the beds. Marking of walls call for repainting. Toilets sometimes hang-up  after being flushed so please check before leaving. The Ashe Baptist Association is in no way responsible for any accident which may occur while on the campground property. It is clean when you come and should be clean when you leave. It is checked after each visit. Vacuum cleaners are available upstairs and down stairs. Bag all your garbage and take it with you. Clean the bathrooms and showers and  empty trash cans. Turn out all lights, fans and lock the doors when you leave.  Fires are to built in designated areas only. ] This is your campground. It cost nothing for Ashe Baptist Churches to use it. Other churches and organizations must pay a fee to use it. A volleyball field, basketball court, & baseball field is available. Thank you churches who budget money each year for the campground. If you do not currently give I urge you to give so we can keep the campground in a way which glorifies God. Nothing like walking a trail at the campground and hear God talk to you! Also thank you churches who mow the campground every two weeks. Look on the Associational Calendar for the mowing schedule as we set this schedule a year in advance. In the Mattie Parsons building you will find a Wall of Fame of folks who are special to all of us, two air conditioners to keep us cool upstairs along with pews, chairs and tables to make this area multi purpose. The kitchen is well equipped and ready for you to cook. Down stairs are cots to sleep 20 people. The Ray Minton Cabin also sleeps several folks and is available for use. Separate showering areas are available too. Mr. Jack Young, local artist and member of Pleasant Home Baptist Church, before his untimely death painted several murals of the 4 seasons on the walls downstairs. I hope you will take a visit to your campground and let God talk to you. Come by the Ashe Baptist Office and get a key and enjoy God’s creations!!!                                                                       Your Servant , David






 

     












































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