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July

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The Holy Spirit in Anglicanism

By Dean Miller

Dear Ascension Family, This is our last Monday email for the Ascension Essentials series and my guess is many of you will get it while preparing for your July 4th plans.  I’ve very much enjoyed this series and the dialogue with many of you and as always trust that what is below will stimulate further… Read More »

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June

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Anglicanism: Global and Local

By Morgan Reed

Dear Ascension Family, Summer is finally here! All our kids are finally out of school, summer camps are cranking up, the heat index is rising and any access to a pool is welcome. Below is our next-to-last Monday email sent as a follow up to our Ascension Essentials sermon series, this week giving you ways… Read More »

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June

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The Book of Common Prayer

By Dean Miller

Dear Ascension Family, Below is the sixth Monday-follow-up email in our Ascension Essentials series, sent as a way to engage further in what we are learning. I hope there is something here you can explore. I mentioned a delightful article called ‘Morning Walks with My Son’ from the New York Times. If I was going… Read More »

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June

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Anglican Music

By Dean Miller

Good Monday to you! This is the fifth in our Monday blogs for the Ascension Essentials series. The intent of these, again, is to stimulate further thought, discussion, and love of God and his world through what is below. I pray these are a blessing. Heroes: John Newton and William Cowper Yesterday I mentioned what… Read More »

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June

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Tracks of Righteousness

By Andrew Litke

Samuel Johnson As I was preparing the sermon this week (which you can listen to HERE), Samuel Johnson was frequently on my mind. Johnson (1709–1784) stands among the most important writers and critics of English literature. His impressive resume includes numerous essays in The Rambler, The Idler, and The Adventurer; critically acclaimed poetry, such as London;… Read More »

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May

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Ascension Essentials 3: The Sacraments

By Dean Miller

Dear Ascensionites,  I hope when you find this (if you find it on Memorial Day or later in the week) you are encouraged by the daily commitment God has to you in light of our looking at the sacraments this past Sunday. The sacraments truly are a remarkable gift from God. A couple ways you… Read More »

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May

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The Bible in English

By Morgan Reed

Ancient Paths and the Bible On Sunday, we looked at how Scripture, Tradition, and reason keep us on the ancient paths the lead us to God Himself, the rest we need for our souls. If you want to hear the sermon, you’ll find it here One of the songs that has encouraged me as I have… Read More »

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May

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Immerse Yourself in the Anglican Way

By Dean Miller

Dear Ascension Family, Yesterday we kicked off our 8-week series Ascension Essentials by looking at the powerful, life-giving reality of our God as Trinity, 3-in-1. As we have mentioned, each Monday of the series we’ll be sending an email to introduce an Anglican Hero, connect you to a few follow up resources, and give a… Read More »