Happenings at Ascension!

June 17, 2022


The Bishop is Coming!!!

On June 26, Bishop Fisher will be joining us to celebrate the confirmations, receptions, and reaffirmations. We will welcome him following the 1030 service with a BBQ lunch! Here is where we need you!! We are providing the main course and dessert; you are asked you to bring the sidesSo all you secret and not so secret cooks out there, bring us your best! 

Monday Evening Bible Study

You are still welcome to join the Monday evening Bible Study. It starts at 6:30 pm, and focuses on New Testament In this study, we are learning how Christian practices developed, conflicts of belief were debated and addressed, the institution of the Church evolved, and Jesus of Nazareth was transformed into the Messiah. Hope to see you there!



Send in Your Updated Pictures!

Thank you to those who have sent in your pictures. We are getting closer to an updated picture directory! Please snap a family photo, send in your selfies, and get us your pictures. A lot has changed in the past couple of years!


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The Altar Guild needs you!

The altar guild is in desperate need of new members. All are welcome – women, men and teens! Our job is to ready the Church each week for the services and communion and then clean up after the services. It is as easy as following a checklist. Often, teams divide and conquer – some set up while others do the cleanup. Currently, we have four teams, so each serves about once per month. Ideally, we’d like to have more teams. Please email Dana Sutton at desutton22@gmail.com if you are interested or if you just want to find out more information.   

On-Going Ministry

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Lunch with Friends

Thank you very much to the men and women who have cook for the residents of the Mission. They appreciate you and we appreciate you. There is always room for more members to join this ministry. They meet the first Saturday of every month at the Mission of Yahweh and are organized by Michelle Feagin. Please contact her for more information and to answer your questions.


Fill the Box

Don’t forget to your non perishable donations for WHAM. Let’s fill the box!  Crackers and cheese, fruit cups, canned meat, and canned ravioli are very helpful items. Canned soup and veggies, PB&J, and rice and beans are always needed staples.


WHAM Recycling Center

The recycling station in the Parish Hall accepts paper and plastic bags, egg cartons, condiments, and individually wrapped plastic ware. These items are donated to WHAM and are an excellent way to keep usable items out of landfills. However, we cannot accept newspapers, aluminum cans or plastic bottles, please do not leave these items to be thrown away. You are encouraged to find other ways to recycle these items.


Give the Gift of Sight

All year long, we collect eyeglasses, cases, sunglasses, frames, and lenses -- all things related to vision for donation.  In late January/early February, Constance O’Brien delivers this year long assembly of eyewear  to the Lion's Club in honor of National Eye Month. These glasses are then repaired and distributed in the US and around the world to those in need. The collection box is located near the WHAM food donation bin.

Please visit the following sites to stay up to date on the activities and on-goings of the ministries we support as they continue their vital missions to help those in need.

WHAM - whamministries.org

Mission of Yahwehmissionofyahweh.org


Quick Links:

Ascension Episcopal Church

Ascension Episcopal School

Episcopal Diocese of Texas

The Episcopal Church U.S.A.

The Episcopal Shoppe-Books and Gifts

The Lectionary Page


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