Volume 9, Issue #21 - May 23, 2019 

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

As part of our search for a priest-in-charge, the Vestry answered 12 questions from the Office of Transition Ministry. These questions provide more information to potential candidates about us and our church life as we follow Christ’s teachings. There are wonderful ministries happening within this parish, and we wanted to share this information with you.

Leah MacSwords
Senior Warden
The parish office will be closed
on Friday, May 24 - Monday, May 27 - and Friday, May 31.

In addition, Parish Administrator Mona Proctor will be out all week, so office hours will be limited on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, May 28-30, as others come and go. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, June 4.
Monday-Friday, June 17-21

Deacon Rebecca Saager will again serve as Director.
Please contact her to offer your support:
Saturday, June 22

Building & Grounds Cleanup

Many hands make light work!

Save the date and plan to help make our building sparkle and grounds look tidy and neat. Bring your own tools and supplies, please, especially paper yard waste bags.

Contact Jim King ( jimkingfft@hotmail.com ) to review most-needed chores.
Sunday, June 30


Evensong: 5:00 PM

Reception immediately following.

THE BROTHERHOOD OF ST. ANDREW will meet next on May 25, 2019, (every other Saturday) in the parish library at 10:00 a.m. This group endeavors to bring men and youth to Christ through the three-fold disciplines of Prayer, Study and Service. Contact William Legg ( williamlesterlegg@msn.com ) for details.
CENTERING PRAYER group meets every Saturday morning, 10:00 - 10:30. All are invited and welcome to come and explore this ancient technique, meeting in the main church. For more information, contact Scott Kimbel, kskimbel@yahoo.com
THE DAUGHTERS OF THE KING will meet on Sunday, June 2 (FIRST Sunday of each month), in the parish library after the 10:30 service. Contact Judith Spencer for details ( jspencer254@yahoo.com ) .
Check out public service and activity schedules on the online church calendar at www.ascensionfrankfort.org/calendar

Find the Diocese of Lexington online at www.diolex.org 

  • 5/5/19: $4,596
  • 5/12/19: $4,299
  • 5/19/19: $3,553
Schedules & Teams:
* UPDATED: May 22 - September 8 as of 5/15/19 *

May 26, 2019
Daily Office Lectionary
Week of 6 Easter, Year One - BCP 962

OR go to www.lectionarypage.net and choose by calendar date
  • 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: Godly Play classes are ongoing for age 2 through fourth grade. Please gather in the parish hall to go upstairs together as a group. Latecomers must be escorted by a parent to the upstairs classroom. Children of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend all church services; a nursery is available for younger children starting at 9:15 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - Rite I
  • Chalice Bearer: Pauline Van Horn
  • Lector: Tony Charters
  • Prayers of the People: Candy Charters
  • Acolyte: Peggy Stoner
10:30 a.m. - Rite II   
  • Chalice Bearer & Lector: Zachary Horn
  • Acolytes:  
  • C: Natalie Agne
  • T: Lucy Saunderson & Peyton Heady
  • Jubilee Streamers as available
  • Ushers: Linda & Tori Word
  • Altar Guild: T4 - Rick & Sue Kurtz, Jim & Debbie Kimbrough, Jim King
  • Men's Club: T5 - Rick Kurtz & Sons

COUNTERS:   TWO needed


COFFEE HOUR:     Reimbursable pickup - Tim Agne

  • 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!
Intercessions for the Church : Trinity Church, Danville – The Rev. Amy Dafler Meaux, Rector.

Recently in need of prayers: Angela; Barbara; Crystal; Dan; David; the Duncan Family; Faye & Steve; Geoff; Jerry; Josh; June; Lauren; Mary; Nicole; Peter; Rebecca; Scott & Kathy; Vic.

Continuing concern: Anna; Betty; Collin; Darlene; David; Dillard; Doris & Charlie; Harry; Holly; Isaiah; James; Janet; Jean; Jim & Debbie; Jim & Fonda; Jinks; John; Julia; Lee; Lillian; Linda; Mac; Marilyn; Mary; Natalie; Penny; Polly; Rose; Sherri; and Willie. We also pray for those on active duty in the military: Daniel, Houston, Nick, Seth, and Tanner.

Birthdays: 5/27 – Karen Hoover, Bernard Mazaheri; 5/30 – Rebecca Saager.

Anniversaries: 5/26 – Mike & Maureen Davis; 5/30 – Craig & Cindy Aossey. 


Part of the strength of this congregation is our care and concern for each other.
Please help us to do this by letting the church office know when you are ill, hospitalized, or otherwise in need of prayer and/or visitation. We especially want to serve you during these times. Call 502-223-0557 (messages are checked Tuesday thru Friday),
  • Offertory: You Raise Me Up - Angela Goetter, ASL Signer

  • Prelude: Chant de mai  - Joseph Jongen
  • Opening Hymn: Hymn 292 - O Jesus, crowned with all renown  - Kingsfold
  • Gloria: S 280
  • Gradual Hymn: Hymn 538 - God of mercy, God of grace - Lucerna Laudoniae
  • Gospel Acclamation
  • Offertory
  • Sanctus: S 129   
  • Fraction Anthem: S 167
  • Communion Hymn: Hymn 513 - Like the murmur of the dove’s song - Bridegroom
  • Closing Hymn: Hymn 405 - All things bright and beautiful - Royal Oak
  • Postlude
Clergy and Staff

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

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