Newsletter for January 30

Join us Sunday for worship online at 11 a.m., either by watching via your browser or by joining a group of other worshipers via Zoom. (Or join for in-person worship at the Sunday 6 p.m. Meditation & Sacrament service; masks and social distancing required.) Following the 11 a.m. service, at 12:30 p.m., Ascension will hold its annual meeting via Zoom. The agenda for the meeting can be found in the parish's Annual Report for 2021.

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Detail of "The Beatitudes Sermon," painted by James Tissot, circa 1890
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