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SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM 
- Gather in the Parish Hall -

This year for Mother's Day, give your children the gift of music. Please join us as we celebrate our many blessings through music and creative movement.

ALL ARE WELCOME - bring your friends!

Parents and Children (ages 1-18) are invited to attend this meeting; child care and refreshments will be provided. 

Summer Choir Rehearsal Dates: 
Sundays, June 4 through August 20, 2017 (9:15-10:15 AM) 

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For more information, contact Christina Thomas Mazaheri

email or phone 202-841-8468

News & Announcements


CHILDREN - "Godly Play 1" and "Godly Play 2" - Every Sunday,  9:15 a.m. - contact Frances Kirchhoff (

ADULTS - "The Preacher's Forum" - Every Sunday, 9:15 a.m. - contact Father Neat ( rector@ ).

CAYA meets on the second and fourth Sunday of each month,  at 5:00 p.m. in the parish hall. All teens and young adults are invited. For details, contact Kristi Buffenmyer (

Sunday, May 14: Free breakfast for all mothers! 

 - Sunday, May 21
CAYA  will hand out RED BAGS to collect food for the Emergency Community Food Pantry of Franklin County. Please return filled bags to the parish hall as soon as possible; final collection is May 21. Thank you to everyone!  Click here for details and a list of suggested food items.

Let us know who "our" church graduates are this year, whether from high school, college, or other significant program. We are compiling a list, and need your help to let us know if you, your friends or family members are graduating in 2017. Call Mona at 502-223-0057, or email 

FRANKFORT READING CAMP - June 19-23, 2017 
Deacon Rebecca Saager will again serve as Director. Please contact her to offer your support ( or 502.223.0557).

Treasurer's Corner

May -  Weekly Income:   
  • 5/7/17 -   $ 3,708

Ministries Schedule

  May 14 - July 2, PDF FORMAT
Fifth Sunday of Easter
Sunday, May 14, 2017

Daily Lectionary: Year One 
Week of 5 Easter, Year One (5/14/17) - BCP 962

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8:00 a.m. - Rite I
  • Subdeacon: Susan Kurtz
  • Chalice Bearer: Mac Elliott
  • Lector: Candy Charters
  • Prayers of the People: Tony Charters 
  • Acolyte: Angela Goetter
10:30 a.m. - Rite II     
  • Subdeacon: Susan Kurtz
  • Chalice Bearer: Joyce Taylor
  • Lector: Heidi Hiemstra
  • Acolytes: 
  • C : Thomas Bemiss & Reagan Napier
  • T:   Peyton Heady, Hannah Lee
  • Ushers: Linda & Tori Word
    • Altar Guild:  T3 - Polly Coblin, Michal Mello, Joyce Sisk, Scott & Kathy Kimbel
  • Men's Club: T4 - Charlie Caudill, Timothy Agne, David Verry, Tom Richardson
COFFEE HOUR:   Ascension's Benedictine Cell - THANK YOU! 
  • Jan Stevens is our Hospitality Coordinator - contact her by email at If you would like to host Coffee Hour, please sign up on the printed sheet on the office window.  
COUNTERS:  TWO  n eeded

Intercessions for the Church: The University of the South, School of Theology - The Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander, Dean. 

Recently in need of prayers: Ann; Anthony; Avadot & Amy; Bob; Collin; Darlene; Debbie; Dillard; Donna; Duncan & Jo; Faye & Steve; Gail; Jamie & family; Jan; Jenny; Jim & Debbie; Judy; Keila; Lara; Linda; Luke; Natalie; Nancy Jo; Natasha, Mickey & Camron; Polly; Rebecca; Ruth; Scott; Shelia; Sherri; Walt & Betsy; Will & Trish. 

Continuing concern: Alfred; Bettie; Bill C.; Bill N.; Billy B.; Bob; Caleb; Doris & Charlie; Harrison; Hope; Jean; Jinks; John; Julia; Leigh G.; Maggie; Marilyn; Mike E.; Ruth; Sarah; Scott & Kathy; Twister, Barkley & Fran; and Willie. We also pray for those on active duty in the military: Daniel, Houston, Nick, and Seth. 

Birthdays: 5/17 - Andrew Bates; 5/19 - Ellen Thorsen; 5/20 - Hayden Hoover, Matt Hollis.

  Anniversaries:  5/19 - The Rev. Deacon Rebecca & Donald Saager. 

Recently Departed:   Paul Ford. 
  • Prelude:  Partita on Westminster Abbey: Meditation - Charles Callahan
  • Opening Hymn:  Hymn 366 - Holy God we praise thy name - Grosser Got 
  • Gloria:  S 280 - Glory to God in the highest
  • Offertory: Den Tod Niemand zwingen kunnt'  - Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Misty Agne, Soprano, and Lacy Wallace, Alto
  •  Sanctus:  S 129 - Holy, holy, holy Lord
  • Fraction Anthem  
  • Communion Hymn:  Hymn 487 - Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life - The Call
  • Closing Hymn:  Hymn 518 - Christ is made the sure foundation - Westminster Abbey
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. Linda McCloud, 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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