Kids Costume Contest
Hey, Kids! Wear your costume to the Fall Cookout this Sunday—you might win a prize!
Icon Special Order
Looking for an icon to place in your home or give as a gift? Ordering through the church bookstore benefits Holy Ascension and saves you on shipping. Fr Jeremy is planning to place an order at the beginning of November. Check out our suppliers' selection at and, and then email your order to by October 31.
Upcoming Services and Events

Tonight, October 14
6pm Paraklesis to the Theotokos (open to the public)
Email names to Fr Jeremy for the prayer list (just reply to this email)

Saturday, October 17
9am Divine Liturgy (signup required)
12:30pm Vacation Church School on Zoom
5pm Vespers (open to the public)

Sunday, October 18
8:45am Orthros (signup required)
10am Divine Liturgy (signup required)
5pm Fall Cookout

Monday, October 19
7pm Men's Study Group on Zoom

Tuesday, October 20
8pm OCF at the Powers Home

Visitors and Non-parishioners: If you would like to attend Divine Liturgy (or Orthros), please email Fr Jeremy (reply to this email or click here). Signup is required for those services.

For those who prefer to read services at home, the Sunday Typika Service (in lieu of Liturgy) can be found here:
Join us for a cookout THIS SUNDAY, October 18, 5-7pm! 

We'll have hamburgers, hotdogs, live music, a pie-baking contest, and much more! 

Pie-Baking Contest!
Everyone is invited to show their mad pie-baking skills at the upcoming Fall Cookout! Sweet pies only, please, and both crust and filling must be homemade. Entries will be judged by three expert panelists on crust, taste, and overall quality. Prizes will be awarded for First, Second, and Third Place. To enter the contest, text your name and what kind of pie you'll be baking to Iryna (405-408-2649).
“Temptations of Christ”
Read the story of Jesus's temptation in the wilderness in the Children’s Bible Reader, pages 180–81. Scripture references: Luke 4:1–13; Matthew 4:1–12.

  1. Student should be able to identify the devil (Satan) as the one who tempted Jesus.
  2. Students should know that Jesus did not sin.

Upcoming Birthdays

Craig Culwell - 10/23