Weekly Word (February 7, 2021)

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PDF DownloadYou can view/download a copy of this weeks’ Weekly Word in PDF format here. This Sunday at the Parish of the Ascension one may see candles brightly burning. In the life of Christian communities, we observe Candlemas, or the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple. As is our custom, we listen to Scripture, and hear of … Read More

Ascension News (February 5, 2021)

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Today, February 2, is known as ‘The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, (Candlemas).  We are all familiar with of the story of Simeon and Anna’s joyful experience of seeing the Baby Jesus in the temple.  May we in reflecting on the Temple event of long ago,  and in celebrating Candlemas (the winter festival of birth and light) celebrate … Read More

Chimes (January 31, 2021)

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Epiphany lVTable of Contents Ministry & Mission at the AscensionWeekly Word Prayers of the People Ministry & Mission at the Ascension Sunday Worship at the Ascension (Reminders): Please refrain from congregating on the steps of the church prior to and after services. Cancellation of Service/Storm Notice and Office Closures: If Sunday services are canceled due to inclement weather, there will … Read More

Weekly Word (January 31, 2021)

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PDF DownloadYou can view/download a copy of this weeks’ Weekly Word in PDF format here. This week, the Fourth Sunday of Epiphany, we continue our celebrations as the community of faith in prayer and song, and the reading and reflection upon Scripture. This week in particular, as we observe the prayers according to the Celtic tradition of Iona, Scotland, we … Read More

Ascension News (January 29, 2021)

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Yesterday ended the ‘Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.”  Our Christian churches usually have an ecumenical service during this time to reflect on scripture and to share fellowship; however, this year due to COVID guidelines we held a lovely special service on Sunday, January 24,  with our regular congregation which was live-streamed so all were able to hear it.  As … Read More

Chimes (January 24, 2021)

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Epiphany lll / Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Lections: Psalm 103; John 15:1-17; Psalm 85; 1 Corinthians 1:10-13a; Psalm 96; Revelation 7:9-12; Hymns (CP): 643 vs. 1 & 3; 487 vs. 1, 2, 5; In Christ There Is No East Or West; 378 vs 1,2,4; 525 vs. 1, 2, 5 Table of Contents Ministry & Mission at the AscensionWeekly … Read More