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Ashley Gage

Associate Chaplain

Biography: Ashley Gage is the Associate Chaplain at Northwest Nazarene University. She serves alongside the entire Mission and Ministry Team as they partner with the NNU community to weave faith, spiritual growth, and transformation into every opportunity offered! Since 2003, she and her family have ministered in local churches in Texas, Florida and Kansas. Before coming to NNU, Ashley served as the Connections Pastor at Nampa College Church of the Nazarene, a part-time case manager for Boise Angels helping provide support for families and children in the foster care community, and continues to serve in partnership ministries like Wesleyan Holiness Women’s Clergy and The Call at MNU (Youth Theological Institute). Ashley is passionate about creating a ministry of hospitality where all people are being shaped and formed with the guidance of the Holy Spirit into a community of Christ followers that reflect the fullness of the image of God through the study of God’s word, spiritual disciplines and fellowship. Ashley attended Southern Nazarene University and completed a Bachelor of Science in Athletic training. Ashley is a District Licensed Pastor in the Church of the Nazarene and will complete a Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from Northwest Nazarene University in May 2024. Ashley is married to Ryan Gage, the worship pastor at Nampa College Church of the Nazarene and they have four children: Keller (17); Kerrington (13); and twin boys: Keefer (11) and Keegan (11).

Fun Fact: I’m a child of adoption and a pastor’s kid!

Favorite Thing About Working at NNU: I’m blessed to work alongside great people which makes everyday a blessing!