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Youth Ministry

Grades 7-12 meet Wednesday Nights and Sunday mornings for bible lessons, fellowship, food and fun to learn Scripture and their unique place in the church, the world and God's Kingdom! Our youth Ministry is very active during the year both locally and with other churches. For more information contact Jim at

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Children's Ministry

Learning about Jesus from an early age, scripture memorization, missions and learning that every person is valuable to Jesus is the heart of our Children's Ministry. Ages newborn to grade six all have a place at LCN! Nursery, Sunday School and Children's Church are all available Sunday mornings. All Children's Ministry Volunteers are cleared with Child Abuse and Criminal Background Checks. Contact Ashley at

Little Lambs Preschool

Lavelle Little Lambs Preschool:Where children are prepared for the future! Pre-K and Preschool children  are welcome! Classes meet on various days. To register or find out more information please call or text Ashley at 570-985-7929, message on Facebook or email at

Women's Ministry

Being together is at the heart of our Women's Ministry. Meeting on a regular basis and attending retreats we celebrate, minister, study, gather and grow together. Ladies ages 18+ are welcome to join us! Contact our Women's Ministry Director, Kathy Lettich.

Prayer Ministry

We believe is prayer is vital to our Christian lives. Join us weekly on Wednesday mornings at the church at 9:00 a.m. for an hour of prayer. Periodically we host prayer services; times will be announced as needed. Please contact Chrystal at subject line: prayer request with prayer needs you would like us to pray for. 

Recovery Ministries

Currently meeting on Sunday mornings. For more information contact Victor at 570-971-9841. 


As part of the Church of the Nazarene we believe in local and global missions. Not only does this mean spreading the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ, it means being the hands and feet of the church. We partner with local ministries as well as global Nazarene ministries. For more information visit: Nazarene Missions International and Nazarene Compassionate Ministries.

Worship Ministry

Our worship is carefully planned, and full of meaningful symbols and practices that point us to Christ. Worship themes are chosen along with the Christian Calendar, and with scriptural themes in mind that connect with the discipleship life of the church and the sermon. Music is at times traditional, other times contemporary, and always connected to scriptures being studied that day. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved. If you are interested in reading scripture, singing or playing and instrument, participating in the choir, operating sound and video, helping with offering and communion, etc please contact Pastor Jeremy Smallwood. 

Helping Hands Thrift Store

Helping Hands Thrift Store is located on Center St. in Ashland, PA. It aims to provide affordable clothing and housing goods all in excellent condition to the public. Stop in and see our friendly and helpful workers - members of our church who love serving and helping others. Questions can be directed to Pastor Don Allison.

Hands That Serve

Hands That Serve ministry is a wonderful opportunity to serve the Lord. HTS performs Puppetry, Stick Interpretation, and Tambourines. Our ministry scripture verse is Philippians 4:13. "I can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens me." We perform for many different occasions. We have ministered to other churches and nursing homes. Ages 12 years and older are welcome to join. We take new members in September each year. Please contact Heather at with "Hands That Serve" in the subject line. 

Garden Ministry

LCN's Garden Ministry is grown and tended on the belief that the "earth is the Lord's and everything in it". The garden exists to provide fresh vegetables for those in need and is given away freely. Contact Victor with any questions or donations at 570-971-9841. 

Check out Victor's testimony as shared in The Daily Item.  


Compassion In Action

Compassion in Action is our local church's response team to needs in our community. Compassion in Action helps with yard work, moving, transportation and other needs as they arise. Contact Victor at 570-971-9841 for more information. 

Prime Timers

Prime Timers is for adults ages 55 and over. Meeting on a regular monthly basis their time together includes lunch, devotionals and fellowship together. Frequently going on Day Trips times and dates will be announced. Jack and Dorian Freed are our Prime Timers Directors. 

Community Events

Throughout the year LCN is host to several community events: Ashland Area Community Choir rehearsals and concerts, Lavelle Ministerium Church Services, Trunk or Treat, concerts, Motorcycle Runs, Veterans Dinners and others. Information will be posted as needed. 

Children's Bible Quizzing

Grades 1-6 will have a blast studying Scriptures! This year they are studying the book of Acts. Bible Quizzers meet on Wednesday Nights from 7:00-8:00 p.m. during the school year. Please contact Ashley Adams for more information. 

Creative Arts Ministry

Creative Arts Ministry, where worship is visual, audible, and tangible. Spreading the gospel AND having a person connection with our Lord and Savior. Creative Arts Ministry is the total package. Use your unique God given passions and gifts and to glorify God and bring others to know Him too. LCN currently has several creative worship elements to be a part of such as: Music (choir, worship band, solos etc.), Sticks, Streamers, Puppets, Tambourines, Flags, and Drama, but there is still so much more to bring to the table. Please contact Andrea Slotterback for more information at 570-985-9760.

Social Media Ministry

Social Media Ministry is a worship through social media. Our church has a presence on Facebook and Twitter. In addition to our Facebook page we have virtual fellowship in our Facebook group the LCN Wired Community. Here our members, regular attenders, and visitors looking to become part of our church family have the ability to communicate, get to know each other, and have fun.

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