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July

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Come visit Jacob and Anna

By Ryan Bettwy

After Dean’s sermon a couple weeks ago on Corinth, we reached out to Jacob and Anna, our missions partner in the Middle East, with some questions to prepare for their visit on Sunday. Q. In his sermon Dean talked about how daunting it was for Paul to go to the city of Corinth: He had been separated… Read More »

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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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November

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A note from Josh Cullum, our Junior Warden

By Josh Cullum

Can you believe that we are less than two weeks from regular Sunday worship at Rivendell? The Cullum family is extremely excited!  William and Caroline, our two kids, are mainly excited about the playground.  Emily and I have spent a lot of time in thought about how this move fits in with the vision of… Read More »

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April

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Choosing Solitude, and Our Neighborhoods – Dean Miller

By Admin

Being silent and still is still a choice. This is what I’m re-learning this spring. I have had the chance now to use Ruth Haley Barton’s Invitation to Silence and Solitude several times as either an impetus to my own life with God or as a recommended resource to others. I have found it a… Read More »

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July

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Reconciled for Mission

By admin

Christ said that the sign that we are his disciples is that we love one another. In a way, it seems anticlimactic. I would think Jesus would have gone for something more dramatic.

07

July

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Prayer for Space request, and some SCOTUS thoughts

By Dean Miller

Therefore our mission is to be the kind of community where all who seek God find and experience him.