The Mission of “AIM”: “Aiming to Reach the Next Generations: From One Generation to the Next!”

Our focus for 2017 is: "Who Am I?"

Please join us Sunday January 14th at Hanover Academy - 117 Frances Road (Rt. 656 N.) - Ashland, VA 23005 Just off of Rt. 95 Exit 92 (Rt. 54 East)

Message:  “But, What Can One Person Do?”

Scripture Lesson: Matthew 6:13

    The Bible is a Holy Book inspired by God that repeatedly tells the story of :

“What One Person Can Do!”

Let’s start with the Old Testament; then we will go to the New Testament. Let’s share briefly the stories of what one person can do...People like: Adam, Eve, Noah, Seth, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Miriam, Aaron, Joshua, Rahab, Samson, Deborah, Samuel, Saul, David, Bathsheba, Nathan, Ahab, Jezebel, Elijah, Elisha, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Joel, Ruth, Boaz, Joseph, Mary, Elizabeth, Zechariah, John the Baptist, Herod the Great, Caesar Augustus, Jesus, Jesus’ brother-James, Andrew, Peter, John, Judas, Stephen, Barnabas, Joseph of Arimathea, Nicodemus, Paul, Lazarus, Tabitha..

What can (or did) 1 person do in your life?


Due to the cold weather!

Please Join Us Saturday January 6th from 1:00pm - 1:15pm at Tommy & Diane Nance's Home For a message about "The Jewish New Year" .... even though their New Year was not when ours is and Oh, yes!-Epiphany is Jan. 6-(kind of like "Three Kings Sunday" and "gifts"....

(Change in time and day from Sunday to Saturday is due to Extremely Cold Weather Conditions forecasted for the Morning of Sunday the 7th) 


 Dec. 31st Message:  May God bless you and keep you as we   meet the New Year and watch to see what God has planned for us during the next 12 months.

New Year's Eve Morning Celebration!  

Prayers of Thanksgiving for 2017 and Hope for 2018!

Scripture Lesson: 1st Peter 3:13-16


Christmas Morning Ashland Open Door Annual Breakfast



12/24 Fifth Sunday of Advent and the Lighting of the "Christ Candle" and Celebration of Christmas Eve Morning with Holy Communion

Message: “The Yearly Christmas Challenge”

Message Preview Video

Scripture Lesson: Matthew 2:1-2 and 2:7-12

Now, after the angels appeared to the shepherds out in the fields, why did the shepherds go to Bethlehem on Christmas Eve?

          Why did the Wise Men come to Bethlehem?            See Matthew 2:2

So, did the Wise Men and the shepherds have different purposes in mind when they came to celebrate Jesus’ birth? (Luke 1:15 & 1:20)

Why do people celebrate Jesus’ birth today and tonight and tomorrow? Is there a difference between “observing” and “worshiping?”


12/17 "Message: “Christmases Falling Short of ‘Great Joy!"

The Fourth Advent Candle: “The Candle of Joy!”

Let us worship God for today there is “good news of great joy, which we celebrate…

Scripture Lesson: Luke 2:3-14


Dec. 10th - 3rd Sunday of Advent: "The Teaching Candle"

Invite a teacher and be ready to share a teacher who has impacted your life!

Scripture References:  John 15: 15-16 & Mark 6: 7

Today’s candle is “The Teaching Candle.” It is interesting that in the King James translation, Jesus is never referred to in the gospels as “teacher.” In other translations, Jesus is called “teacher,” but the King James offers the same word as “Master!” To be called “Teacher” or “Rabbi” was a great title of respect. “Rabbi” meant “great” or “many” at its root.


A Preview of the Advent-Christmas Season

The 2nd Sunday of Advent 12/3 will be "Friendship Sunday" as we seek to invite a friend to worship with us. We will designate the 2nd candle as "The Candle of Friendship" and celebrate "Thanksgiving For Friends!"

May God bless you this Advent Season as we approach The Birth of Christ.

12/3 Sunday Funday! at 10:30am - 11:30am - Theme is "Thanksgiving for Friends" 

Snacks Provided


Monday 11/27 Message:

Dear Friends in Christ,

We spent last Sunday 11/26 at Aim in "Thanksgiving Song. And, we celebrated the first Sunday of Advent in a Lord's Supper Celebration, as we counted and shared all we were thankful for. We acknowledged that Thanksgiving is so important to any celebration of Advent and Christmas by designating the first candle of Advent as "The Candle of Thanksgiving."


Theme: “Family Matters and Learning What We Need To Know"

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Sunday November 26th is the first Sunday of Advent and  we will light our first Advent candle, "The Candle of Thanksgiving!"

“Give Thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His

                   steadfast love endures forever!”

And, we will be kicking off Advent and our journey to celebrating the birth of Christ by celebrating communion and sharing of our personal blessings and what we are each thankful for and celebrating this Thanksgiving Season.


11/19 Message Preview Video

“What’s My Tribe? Who Is My Family? Who Am I?”

Scripture Lesson: Read Micah 6:6-8

  If we are “in Christ,” we have an “identity challenge” and “family issues!” Look at what Jesus said on one occasion: Matthew 12:46-48   It gets worse in Matthew 10:34-39

     What does God want me to do with my life? How can I be acceptable and/or Pleasing to God? See what Paul says in Romans 12:1-2

10:30am - 11:30am Sunday Funday Theme is "Thanksgiving"

We are thankful for our veterans. So, we will be helping and joining those of the younger generation write cards expressing thanksgiving for our veterans and their contributions to our country and us.


11/12 Sunday Funday Advertisement 

Sunday Funday FaceBook Post

November 12th Sunday Funday!

Join us from 10:30 - 11:30 every
Sunday after our big kick-off!
It all kicks off
November 12th
with a pancake
breakfast at 9:00
am at Hanover

Sponsored by Ashland Impact Mission
"Aiming at the Next
Faith, Family, Fun
• Play with Randolph-Macon athletes!
• Grab some food!
• Get creative with arts and crafts!
• Puppet shows
• Learn about God, everyday valuable
lessons, and how to serve our
Join us from 10:30 - 11:30 every
Sunday after our big kick-off!
November 12th


Tommy Nance Video Nov. 6th 1:11pm

At “Aim Church” we are teaching what we are still trying to learn! I am still trying to learn how to deal with evil and problems and tribulations in my own life. But, I have to help others do likewise. I suppose you could say we are all “a work in progress.” Whether it’s a small town in Texas-at a church no less; or in Las Vegas at a concert; or here in Virginia on the campus of Virginia Tech, how do we explain why we live in “a broken world?” How can we help one another be ready for the brokenness that we have to face in life? In conversations with others, do you know what usually comes up? The Negatives of Life! No matter how religious a person is-no matter how good a neighbor you are; no matter how much money or power we have, we wonder about how good news the gospel is when evil happens!....


November 5th Message:

“Are We Running in These Circles?”

Scripture Lesson: Acts 1:1-2; Acts 1:4-5; Acts 1:6-8


AIM Church Weekly Messages

Jan. - Oct. 2017


Hanover Academy

117 Frances Road (Rt. 656 N.) -

Ashland, VA 23005

 Just off of Rt. 95 Exit 92 (Rt. 54 East)rd

Introducing You and Inviting You to

New Ways of Faith Expression!

“AIM” Church with an Ashland Impact Mission

To reach out to new subdivisions with the living gospel in new ways.

To be like Jesus for all of our neighbors including those in need with a meal and worship

   To provide Open Doors for Randolph Macon students to interact in celebration with their community neighbors.

   A movement, with our name coming from a hope and an intention to make a difference in Ashland, VA

      We are believers in Jesus Christ with a heart for Ashland