Volume 9, Issue #22 - May 30, 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.
Daniel Aossey
Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics
at Morehead State University
Frankfort High School
(son of Craig & Cindy Aossey) 
Andrew Bates
Duke University
(son of Jack Bates & Iris Skidmore)
Jayden Kurtz
Anderson County High School
(daughter of Rich & Crystal Kurtz,
granddaughter of Rick & Sue Kurtz)
Matthew Todd Roe
Kentucky Country Day (High School)
(son of Todd & Krista Roe, grandson of Carol Roe)
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.

Please 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 June 8, 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, July 7 (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 
Schedules & Teams:
* UPDATED: May 22 - September 8 as of 5/15/19 *

June 2, 2019
Daily Office Lectionary
Week of 7 Easter, Year One - BCP 964

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: Will McKee
  • Lector & Prayers of the People: Michal Smith-Mello
  • Acolyte: Stuart Brown
10:30 a.m. - Rite II   
  • Chalice Bearer: Jim King
  • Lector: Jim Kimbrough
  • Acolytes:  
  • C: Jordan Masters
  • T: Geoff Pinkerton & Craig Aossey
  • Jubilee Streamers as available
  • Ushers: Kristi & Laura Buffenmyer
  • Altar Guild: T4 - Rick & Sue Kurtz, Jim & Debbie Kimbrough, Jim King
  • Men's Club: T1 - Geoff Pinkerton, William Legg, Pauline VanHorn, Skip Hunt

COUNTERS:   TWO needed


COFFEE HOUR:     Reimbursable pickup - Ron Gruzesky

  • 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!
I ntercessions for the Church : St. Alban’s Church, Morehead.

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: 6/2 – Jeff Laird; 6/3 – Don Saager; 6/8 – Charlton Benners, Faye Thacker. 

Anniversaries: 6/8 – Charles & Doris Hinds. 


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),
  • Prelude: L’Ascension: Priere du Christ montant vers son Père - Oliver Messiaen
  • Opening Hymn: Hymn 214 - Hail the day that sees him rise - Llanfair
  • Gloria: S 280
  • Gradual Psalm: Psalm 97 - Dominus regnavit    - Laudate Dominum - LEVAS 277
  • Gospel Acclamation
  • Offertory
  • Sanctus: S 129   
  • Fraction Anthem: S 167
  • Communion Hymn: Hymn 328 - Draw nigh and take the body of the Lord - Song 46
  • Closing Hymn: Hymn 451 - All hail the power of Jesus’ name - Miles Lane
  • 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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