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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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Sign up for Children’s Safety Training

By Judi Deatherage

Training and lunch will be provided Sunday, October 29, 12:00 – 2:30, following our worship service.  Please let us know if you are available to attend and RSVP by completing the RSVP form.  Your RSVP will register you for the class and place your reservation for lunch. All volunteers assisting in any capacity with children and youth at Ascension are required to complete the… 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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June

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Women’s Summer events

By Morgan Reed

If you are a woman looking for things to do over the summer, there are plenty of ways to plug in at the Church of the Ascension. Below is the calendar for the women’s events which you can subscribe to. If you have any questions, or you would like to host or add an event… 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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A Thankful Reflection

By Morgan Reed

Dear Ascension family, Thank you for your prayers, love, kindness, and many coffee meetings over the last nine months. We are excited to announce that on June 4th, Pentecost Sunday, I’ll be ordained to the priesthood! Ashley and I have been on a journey over the last ten years that started in a small Bible… 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 »