Volume 8, Issue #6 - February 8, 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.
Lenten Activities @ Ascension - Church of the Ascension

Find your space in the intergenerational activities offered at Ascension during Lent 2018.

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February 13: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
February 14: Services with Imposition of Ashes offered
at 7:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.
 SUNDAY MORNINGS: BREAKFAST begins at 8:50 a.m. ADULTS gather at 9:15 a.m. in the library for "The Preacher's Forum."  Coffee Hour offers refreshment for all ages after the 10:30 service in the parish hall.
CHILDREN of all ages meet in the parish hall at 9:15 for Christian Formation/Sunday School. Godly Play is available for younger children, and an in-depth study of The Lord’s Prayer is offered for older children.
122nd CONVENTION OF THE DIOCESE OF LEXINGTON - Saturday, February 24 , at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 2410 W Lexington Rd, Winchester, Ky.

BSA EAGLE SCOUT COURT OF HONOR for Daniel Aossey, Saturday, February 24, 6:00 p.m., with reception following. All are welcome!
Financial Update     
February 2018 Income: 2/4 - $2,580
Feb 4 - April 8

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. The same schedule is posted on the office window - please write in changes there, as needed, or notify Deacon Rebecca Saager. 

  • 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 Last Epiphany, Year Two (2/11/18) - BCP 951
or go to www.lectionarypage.net
8:00 a.m. - Rite I
  • Chalice Bearer: Will McKee
  • Lector: Mac Elliott
  • Prayers of the People: Frances Kirchhoff
  • Acolyte: Angela Goetter
10:30 a.m. - Rite II   
  • Chalice Bearer: Suzanne Cox
  • Lector: Laura Buffenmyer
  • Acolytes:  
  • C: Reagan Napier & Jordan Masters
  • T: Natalie Agne & Hannah Lee
  • JS: Peyton Heady, Lucy & Charlotte Saunderson
  • Ushers: Jim King & Joyce Taylor
  • Altar Guild: T2 - RoseGayle Hardy, Agnes Parman, Ruth Feindel
  • Men's Club: T3 - Roy Upshaw, Jack Bates, Fred Kirchhoff

LOCKUP DUTY: Leah MacSwords

COFFEE HOUR:    Leah MacSwords (reimbursable pickup)

  • Yes, we are still looking for Coffee Hour hosts and helpers! 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 - If you would like to host Coffee Hour, please sign up on the printed sheet on the office window.  If you can bring treats but need a helper, or vice versa, Jan can help you team up!

COUNTERS:   TWO  needed

For the Church: The Church of Our Saviour, Madison County (Richmond).

Recently in need of prayers: Collin; Darlene; David C.; Donna; Elena; Faye & Steve; Geoff; Isaiah; Jim & Fonda; Jon; Kevin; Leslie M.; Polly; Rachel; Robert; Rose; Walt; and Will.

Continuing concern: Alfred; Ava; David G.; Debbie; Dillard; Doris & Charlie; Gail; Harrison; Isaiah; Jean; Jim & Debbie; Jinks; Julia; Lara; Linda; Luke; Marilyn; Natalie; Risa & her daughter; Scott & Kathy; Shelia; Sherri; Shirley; Tom; and Will & Trish. 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: 2/11– Abby Hodapp, Tony Charters; 2/13 – Lynda Roberts, Tori Saager; 2/14 – John Roberts; 2/15 – James Russell.

Anniversaries: 2/5 – Richard & Ruth Feindel; 2/12 – Bob & Angela Bullock.
  • Prelude:  So fades the lovely blooming flower - George Shearing
  • Opening Hymn: Hymn 137 - O wondrous type! O vision fair - Wareham 
  • Gloria: S 280
  • Psalm: Psalm 50:1-6 Deus deorum 
  • Gospel Acclamation: S 155
  • Offertory: Spirit truth, pure light of love - Robert J. Powell
  • Sanctus: S 129
  • Fraction Anthem: S 154
  • Communion Hymn: Hymn 134 - O Light of Light, Love given birth -  Jesu dulcis memoria
  • Closing Hymn: Hymn 618 - Ye watchers and ye holy ones - Lasst uns erfreuen
  • Postlude: Fanfare - Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens

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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