Services at AscensionAscension 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.
- Regular Worship Schedule
- Sunday 9am: Holy Eucharist at Side Altar
- Sunday 11am: Holy Eucharist in the Church with sermon, organ music & summer soloist
- Sunday 7pm: Service of Meditations and Sacrament, including chant, interfaith readings and communion
- Monday – Friday: 6pm at Side Altar
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From our Pulpitby Derek Baker
Did you know there are absolutely no instances of demon possession in the Hebrew scripture, the Tanakh? There are a few evil spirits, but they’re usually just causing jealousy or vengeance. Some are even said to be sent by God to false prophets… so they will then fool King Ahab, Jezebel’s husband…. Complicated. But in the Hebrew Bible, there aren’t any instances of demonic possession and certainly no examples of exorcism, the casting out of the demons that possess people. Yet the first three Gospels are full of people possessed by demons!
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In the 2003 film “Luther” starring Joseph Fiennes, Martin Luther is seen rather early in his ministry as wrestling with the character and intention of God. You may be aware that Martin Luther was chief architect of what eventually became a sprawling reformation movement – a movement deeply opposed to how the established church (at the time there was only the Roman Catholic tradition) – how the church understood its role in the world’s relationship with God.
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Monthly Archives: January 2012
Dear Fellow Parishioners, Given the speed with which news travels in our 21st century internet environment, many of you will no doubt have heard by now of Fr. Andrew’s decision to retire in the late spring or early summer of this year. We know you join your wardens and vestry as we say, “Congratulations on …
After nearly 13 years as the Rector of the Church of the Ascension, the time has come for me to announce my retirement, which will occur in the late spring or early summer of this year. It has been a great honor, privilege and joy to serve in this wonderful parish family and we have …
On January 15, the Church of the Ascension will celebrate the work and witness of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with special music throughout the service from the African-American spiritual tradition. And we are very pleased to host special guest soloist Kevin Deas. Kevin has gained international acclaim as one of America’s leading …
Here is a link to the Vestry Candidate Profiles 2016