Volume 8, Issue #24 - June 14, 2018 

In the name of Christ, we embrace all people to be nourished and empowered by the Holy Spirit to love and serve the world.
June 25-29, 2018 

There will be a ‘working’ ice cream social on Sunday, June 24, 3-5 p.m., in the Parish Hall here at Church of the Ascension. We will have games for you to learn how to direct, make your camp name tags, and have a “Make-It-Yourself Ice Cream Sundae” bar. This is a time for you to get acquainted with your fellow staffers, as well as learn what you will be doing for the week at camp, so we ask that ALL volunteer youth counselors staff attend. Looking forward to seeing you there!

**If you can’t make it, please let Rebecca Saager know ASAP:
email frankfortreadingcamp@gmail.com or text 502.316.8899 so that she can get with you and go over anything needed before camp starts on Monday, June 25, at 8:00 a.m.

CATFISH ALLEY CLOSED: No Parking behind the church on Thursday morning, June 14, and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, June 18, 29, 20 - while the street is milled and paved. We are finally reaching the final phase of months of utility work in this alley behind the church. If you park on the street, be careful to observe the posted parking limits (usually 2 hours).
RECITAL Piano Eight Hands: Sunday, 6/24, 3:00 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1075 Collins Lane, Frankfort.

‘CHORDS OF COMPASSION’ Concert Series to benefit ROSM (Resource Office of Social Ministry) – Saturdays in July and August, 7:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 72 Shepherd Way, in Frankfort. This series will feature a variety of musicians – including a concert pianist, a trumpeter, a violinist, a choir, and more! – each representing a different local church. First up is our own John Martin, organist, on Saturday, June 30. Be there to show your support for John, and especially for ROSM!  Click here for complete schedule of concerts.
CENTERING PRAYER , every Saturday morning. All are invited and welcome to come and explore this ancient technique. Please gather in the church between 9:45-10:00 a.m. No latecomers – at 10:05, we will lock the doors and move to a quiet interior room for about an hour. For more information, contact Scott Kimbel, kskimbel@yahoo.com .
THE BROTHERHOOD OF ST. ANDREW will meet next on Saturday, June 23 (every other Saturday), at 8:00 a.m. in the parish hall. Contact William Legg for details.
THE DAUGHTERS OF THE KING will meet next on Sunday, July 8 (second Sunday of each month), in the library after the 10:30 service. Contact Deacon Rebecca or Sue Kurtz for details.
Check out all service and activity schedules on the online church calendar at
June 2018 Income 

  • 6/3: $10,934
  • 6/10: $6,471

Note: these income and expense numbers do include ALL donations and pass-thru amounts,
such as those designated for Capital Campaign, Music Fund, Reading Camp, Food Pantry, etc.,
which may account for large spikes on the graphs.
June 17 - September 2

This schedule (PDF file linked above) includes acolytes, chalice bearers, lectors, altar guild and men's club teams, coffee hour hosts, and vestry lockup duties, plus dedications for altar flowers. Participants, please check this schedule EVERY WEEK to review your upcoming Sunday duties for the next few weeks. To share your time and talent in a new ministry, change your team assignment(s), change your availability for a future Sunday, or change duties assigned for THIS Sunday, please contact Deacon Rebecca Saager ( curate@ascensionfrankfort.org ).
Daily Lectionary
Week of Proper 6, Year Two - BCP 971
or go to www.lectionarypage.net
  • BREAKFAST begins at 8:50 a.m. - free of charge to those in need; others may pay a small amount as able.
  • ADULTS gather at 9:15 a.m. in the library for "The Preacher's Forum." 
  • CHILDREN & YOUTH: Christian Formation/Sunday School and Godly Play classes are suspended for the summer. Children of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend all church services; a nursery is available for younger children starting at 9:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - Rite I
  • Subdeacon: Sue Kurtz
  • Chalice Bearer: Scott Mello
  • Lector & Prayers of the People: Michal Smith-Mello
  • Acolyte: Angela Goetter
10:30 a.m. - Rite II   
  • Subdeacon: Sue Kurtz
  • Chalice Bearer: Suzanne Cox
  • Lector: Laura Buffenmyer
  • Acolytes:  
  • C: Josh Roll
  • T: Charlotte Saunderson & Hannah Lee
  • JS: (as available)
  • Ushers: Scott & Kathy Kimbel
  • Altar Guild: T3 -  Polly Coblin, Michal Smith-Mello, Scott & Kathy Kimbel
  • Men's Club: T1 - Geoff Pinkerton, William Legg, Pauline VanHorn, Skip Hunt

COUNTERS:   TWO needed


COFFEE HOUR:    Charlie Caudill - reimbursable pickup
Yes,   we are still looking for Coffee Hour hosts and helpers! Do you have a team, group, family or partner who could bring in a few light/simple snacks, and/or help serve and clean up, for our important time of fellowship after the 10:30 service on Sunday? If you would like to help with Coffee Hour, please sign up on the printed sheet on the office window (or contact Jan Stevens - see below). The coffee itself is provided by the Men's Club, and vestry members have agreed to pitch in on Sundays when no one else is scheduled, but we encourage everyone to share in this ministry as you are able. 

  • Jan Stevens is our Hospitality Coordinator - contact her by email at jstevens5@aol.com to discuss Coffee Hour questions, needs and procedures. If you can bring treats but need a helper, or vice versa, Jan can help you team up!

Recently in need of prayers: Barbara; David; Faye & Steve; Geoff; Holly; James; Jim & Fonda; Leia & Linda; Nancy; Kevin; Kim; Leslie; Mac; Mildred; Penny; Polly; Rose; Vic; and Vivian.

Continuing concern: Alfred; Bettie; Betty; Collin; Darlene; David; Dillard; Doris & Charlie; Elena; Isaiah; Jean; Jim & Debbie; Jinks; Julia; Lara; Lee; Linda; Marilyn; Marsaela; Natalie; Scott & Kathy; Susie; and Shelia. We also pray for those on active duty in the military: Daniel, Houston, Nick, and Seth; and for Susan Kurtz, Postulant for Holy Orders.

Birthdays: 6/19 – Roxie Hurt; 6/21 – Dave Obradovich; 6/22 – Agnes Parman; 6/23 – Kristi Buffenmyer.

Recently Departed: Jim Emory.
  • Prelude - Passion chorale - Jean Langlais
  • Opening Hymn - Hymn 525 - The Church’s one foundation - Aurelia  
  • The Gloria: S 280
  • Gradual Psalm: WLP 886 - Psalm 20 - Exaudiat te Dominus
  • Gospel Acclamation
  • Offertory: When Jesus Went to Egypt - Passion Chorale - [Melody from Hymn 168] Text: Copyright © June 2018 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. All rights reserved. Permission is given for free use of this hymn to churches seeking to support immigrant families.
  • Sanctus: WLP 858
  • The Great Amen
  • Fraction Anthem: S 165
  • Communion Hymn: Hymn 302 - Father, we thank thee who has planted - Rendez à Dieu
  • Closing Hymn: Hymn 623 - O what their joy and their glory must be - O quanta Qualia
  • Postlude
Clergy and Staff

  • The Rev. William Jessee Neat, Rector
  • The Rev. Dr. William G. Brown, Assisting Priest (Retired) 
  • The Rev. Nancy S. Farley, Assisting Priest (Retired) 
  • The Rev. Deacon Rebecca A. Saager, Curate
  • Mr. John B. Martin, Director of Music & Organist
  • Ms. Mona Landrum Proctor, Parish & Financial Administrator 
  • Mr. David Gierlach, Sexton

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