The Rector Search Committee has had a wonderful response to our call for candidates and the application period is now closed. Our Parish Profile will remain available online and can be found here. Any comments, questions, or suggestions for the Search Committee can be emailed to email@example.com
Services at Ascension
Ascension is a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive community of people who gather to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, to give praise and thanks to God through the beauty of worship, and to love and serve God and our neighbors.
Worship Schedule: Monday – Friday 6pm at Side Altar
Sunday 9am Holy Eucharist at Side Altar
Sunday 11am Holy Eucharist in the church with sermon, music & choir
Sunday 7pm Service of Meditations and Sacrament including chant, interfaith readings and communion
Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
Prelude and Fugue in B Minor
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Lass dich nur nichts nicht dauren
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
O Domine Jesu Christe
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
Prelude in C Minor
Johann Sebastian Bach
To step into Lent is to acknowledge our desire for being known. If we truly want to be known we need to open ourselves up to the possibility of a shared life with each other. A shared life often feels like compromise…something accepted rather than wanted. A compromise may feel as though we are settling …
This Sunday, March 9th, is the first Sunday in Lent. Lent is a season to slowly prepare our souls. It is a time to open ourselves up to the presence of God in our lives and let the angels feed us. It is a time to sit among the ashes, confident that love will abound …
You are invited to join us as we observe the first day of Lent with the liturgies of the Holy Eucharist and the Imposition of Ashes at three services throughout the day: 8 am at the Side Altar with organ; 12 noon in the Church with organ; 7:00 pm in the Church with choir.
Have you ever wanted to learn more about scripture but were afraid to ask the simple questions? This new Bible study is for you. Join Mother Shelley on Monday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. as she guides us through a beginner’s course in the study of scripture. Classes will begin Monday, January 20th.
Here is a link to read Mother Shelley’s Advent Letter to family and friends of The Church of the Ascension.
We are forming a new Children’s Choir for girls and boys aged 6-10 who love to sing. Rehearsals will be held once a week at Ascension, and will culminate in a joyous lifting of voices at the 5pm Children’s Service on Tuesday, December 24. No prior singing experience is necessary — just a willingness to …
Come join The Rev. Jonathan Linman who will lead us in our annual Lenten Quiet Day on Saturday, March 29 from 10am-3pm. A simple lunch will be served. Please RSVP by March 26th to Ethan Mandel at ethan dot mandel @ gmail dot com. The theme will be “Praying with the Scriptures: An Experiential Introduction.” …
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at 7pm in the Parish Hall. The book to be discussed is The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd which is set in the American South in 1964, the year of the Civil Rights Act and intensifying racial unrest. It is a coming-of-age …
Ash Wednesday is just around the corner. If you have dried palms from last year’s Palm Sunday service please bring them to the church on Sunday, March 2. As we celebrate the Shrovetide season we will burn the palms and make ashes for Wednesday’s services. On this celebratory day we will also enjoy gathering as …
Although Lent is a serious time of reflection as we head into the Passion of our Lord….it is also a wonderful opportunity to teach the kids in a fun way about family tradition and our Christian faith. During the Children’s Lesson this Sunday we will be inviting the kids to help prepare the palms for …
As we begin Advent, we light one candle in the midst of all the darkness in our lives and in the world. It symbolizes our longing, our desire, our hope. Three “advents” or “comings” shape our desire. We want to be renewed in a sense that Jesus came to save us from our sin and …
Our period of transition presents us the opportunity to do some much-needed rehabilitation of our rectory. Renovation of its electrical and plumbing systems in particular is essential. The Ascension vestry, and also the Buildings and Grounds and Finance committees, have been considering the best use of our rectory, as this will dictate the direction taken …