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"Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do-then do it with all your strength".

President George Washington

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Rev. Steve Ashley

Chaplain Coordinator

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The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office Chaplain Unit is comprised of volunteer ministers who live and serve in ministry in Ashe County. The Chaplains make themselves available through an on call rotation, while maintaining a visible presence at the Sheriff’s Office and in the community. The Sheriff's Office Chaplain Unit is a volunteer unit that creates a partnership with various faith-based leaders of a community to respond and assist the Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies providing an overall better quality to the citizens of the county and the communities we serve. By having the Sheriff's Office working with the clergy during times of crisis or incidents, the goal is to provide a more comprehensive response to those in need.


The role of the chaplain is to provide support for deputies and civilians in their time of need. Chaplains are there to provide appropriate assistance, advice, comfort, counsel and referrals to those who request support. The faith-based leaders will perform tasks of a more emotional, social, or spiritual nature allowing the deputies to focus their efforts on law enforcement.


Contact our Chaplain Coordinator, Rev. Steve Ashley if you would like more information about volunteering as a chaplain at 336-846-5600.