Ascension Lutheran Church, Shelby
Worship and Connect Online
Our buildings remain closed but we continue to gather as the body of Christ, so join us for worship online throughout the week and on Sunday mornings. This email has all the meeting IDs, passwords and clickable links that you need to participate.
Night Prayer
Night Prayer begins this week at 9 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Sunday Bible Study
Join Pastor Christina for Bible study at 9:30 on Sunday mornings.

Sunday worship
Sunday morning worship continues at 10:30 on Sunday mornings.

If you cannot join us live for services, please watch worship on our website ( click here ) or look for the videos on the congregation YouTube channel later.

Another option for listening to worship is now available. You can listen to the archived recording of worship using your telephone . No internet or wifi connection is needed. Choose when you want to listen, and dial +1 978-990-5095 and then enter 7572086 followed by the # sign. Dial the # sign again to access the most recent recording (the previous Sunday).

See below for other links to sermon recordings and manuscripts.
Night prayer
Begins August 3
Download the worship bulletin for evening prayer here. (.pdf) We are using Compline from the  Evangelical Lutheran Worship  for night prayer.

 On your computer or mobile device,  you can watch on Facebook Live or there is also a Zoom option.

Join the Zoom Meeting  by clicking on this link
Zoom will ask you to download and install the app. You can choose whether to join by video or just listen in using your device's audio.

Note the meeting IDs and passwords for Bible study, evening prayer and Sunday worship are different.

Meeting ID:  645 150 534
Meeting password:  631468

If you prefer to join by phone,  you can call one of the following phone numbers and enter the meeting ID followed by the # sign and then the password followed by the # sign when prompted:
+1-312-626-6799
+1-646-876-9923
+1-301-715-8592

Unfortunately, we do not have a toll-free option at this time.
Bible Study, Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Our Summer Bible study "Many Faces of Wisdom" continues this Sunday. The summer study looks at Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, the four gospels and James. 

Bible study will only happen on Zoom which allows you to connect by computer, mobile device, or by phone.

You can join by computer or mobile device by clicking on this link

Zoom will ask you to download and install the app. You can choose whether to join by video or just listen in using your device's audio.

Meeting ID: 998 7935 3633
Meeting password: 420709

Note the meeting IDs and passwords for Bible study, evening prayer and Sunday worship are different.

If you prefer to join by phone, you can call one of the following phone numbers and enter the meeting ID followed by the # sign and then the password followed by the # sign when prompted:
+1-312-626-6799
+1-646-876-9923
+1-301-715-8592

Unfortunately, we do not have a toll-free option at this time.
Worship, Sundays at 10:30 a.m.
On your computer or mobile device, you can watch on Facebook Live or there is also a Zoom option.

Join the Zoom Meeting by clicking on this link
Zoom will ask you to download and install the app. You can choose whether to join by video or just listen in using your device's audio.

Note the meeting IDs and passwords for Bible study, evening prayer and Sunday worship are different.

Meeting ID: 741 757 870
Meeting password: 404929

Dial one of these numbers and then enter the meeting ID and the Meeting password when prompted:
+1-312-626-6799 
+1-646-876-9923
+1-301-715-8592

Unfortunately, we do not have a toll-free option at this time.
Other Worship Opportunities
(1) Similar to Ascension's telephone option to listen to the archived recording (see above) the NC Synod worship is now also available by telephone. Call 833-924-1988, toll-free in NC, any time during the week to hear the previous Sunday's recorded worship. The recordings change each Monday. Press 1 to hear full worship; 2 to hear just sermon; 3 to hear just prayers.

(2) The ELCA is also publishing a Service of the Word each week that you can download and print to use for worship from home. Learn more.
(3) Traveling, sleeping in or need encouragement midweek? Most Sundays the sermon is recorded. Look for links on Facebook or Twitter or go to the website to listen. You also can listen by subscribing to the sermon podcast, now on iTunes , Google Play , Stitcher and TuneIn (search for "Pastor Christina Auch") or read the sermon text posted on the pastor's blog .