Transition

The search for our twelfth rector

Update from the Rector Search Committee

The Rector Search Committee is pleased to announce that we’ve had a wonderful response to our call for applicants. We have received more than 90 applications for the position, which we will be reviewing throughout December and January. Our next task is to winnow this pool of applicants down to a list of up to …  [ More → ]

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Rectory Rehab

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 …  [ More → ]

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Parish Questionnaire Results Announced

The results of the parish questionnaire conducted earlier this year are now available in a report prepared by the Rector Search Committee. Click here for a copy of the Survey Report. We hope you will find it interesting and enlightening. These results will help to inform our parish profile now in preparation. We want to …  [ More → ]

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Parish Round Table Results Announced

The Rector Search Committee has published a summary of the results from our two Parish Round Table discussions. Here is a link to the Parish Round Table Summary Report and a copy is also posted on the bulletin board in the Parish Hall.

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Update from the Rector Search Committee

Our information gathering for the Parish Profile is almost completed, including a questionnaire, two round table sessions, and individual interviews. We will be publishing the results of the survey, as well as a detailed summary of the round tables, so please look for those announcements in the next few weeks. We are happy to report …  [ More → ]

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Message from the Wardens

Dear Parishioners, With great joy and excitement we announce that Mtr. Shelley McDade is the Interim Pastor of the Church of the Ascension. We thank the members of the Interim Search Committee for their patience and seriousness of purpose in discerning this choice. This decision was made by the Vestry after a great deal of …  [ More → ]

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Journey Through Change

Journey Through Change is a chart provided by the Diocese’s Transition Ministry Office describing each step of the process to call our next Rector. We will post the chart on the bulletin board in the Parish Hall with a mark showing how far we have progressed. The chart provides general guidelines for all parishes in …  [ More → ]

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Update from the Rector Search Committee

The first Parish Round Table Discussion on March 3 was a lively and productive session that provided important input for our Parish profile. If you were unable to participate, please sign up for the second session on Sunday, March 17. The sign-up sheet is in the Parish Hall. The hour-long discussions will start in the …  [ More → ]

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Deadline Extended to submit Parish Questionnaire

The deadline for the Parish Questionnaire is extended to Sunday, March 3, to enable everyone to participate. A reminder that the parish Questionnaire can be found online here. Hard copies are available in the Parish Hall or Narthex, as are drop boxes for completed questionnaires. The first of two Parish Round Table Discussions will be …  [ More → ]

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Parish Questionnaires Due Sunday, February 24

Please remember to submit your parish questionnaire by this Sunday, February 24th. Your participation in the survey is crucial to our self-study process. We are gathering this information in order to create a thorough and accurate parish profile. The parish profile will describe who we are as a parish, and will be used by prospective …  [ More → ]

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