Father Brown Awarded Emeritus Status by Midway University!

Dr. William "Bill" Brown retired from Midway University on May 13, 2017, after nearly 21 years of service. He began his career at the institution in the fall of 1996 as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy & Religion and a staff member in the financial aid office. 

In 1997, Dr. Brown played a critical role in a newly created School for Career Development, which is the predecessor of Midway University's current evening and online programs. Dr. Brown was instrumental in the day-to-day oversight of the School for Career Development and held various positions in that office including Dean and Vice President.

More recently, Dr. Brown served as Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs with oversight for the credit for prior learning program, the dual credit program, assessment, accreditation, academic policies, administrative withdrawals and drops, and academic petitions and appeals. In 2014 and 2015, he led an institution-wide effort to ensure reaffirmation of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Midway University was reaffirmed for 10 years in December 2015 without sanctions or monitoring.

At the May 2017 Commencement ceremony, Dr. Brown was awarded emeritus status. The Board of Trustees, at its most recent meeting in May, approved emeritus status for Dr. Brown. Emeritus status is awarded to a full-time staff member who retires after ten or more years of service to the institution. It is not awarded automatically but is reserved for individuals who have made significant and sustaining contributions to the mission of the University.

John P. Marsden, Ph.D.
President, Midway University                                                                           
News & Announcements


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

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

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 (kbuffenmyer@yahoo.com).

 - Sunday, May 21
CAYA  has handed out RED BAGS to collect food for the Emergency Community Food Pantry of Franklin County. Final collection is this coming Sunday, May 21. Many thanks 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 info@ascensionfrankfort.org 


Ascension's web site at www.ascensionfrankfort.org has a fresh new look and feel - check out the site's multiple pages for content and style. If you have comments or suggestions, please contact Mona at 502-223-0057, or email info@ascensionfrankfort.org 

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

Treasurer's Corner

May -  Weekly Income:   
  • 5/7/17 -   $ 3,708
  • 5/14/17 - $ 2,316

Ministries Schedule

  May 21 - July 2, PDF FORMAT
Sixth Sunday of Easter
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Daily Lectionary: Year One 
Week of 6 Easter, Year One (5/21/17) - BCP 962

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8:00 a.m. - Rite I
  • Subdeacon: Susan Kurtz
  • Chalice Bearer: Scott Mello
  • Lector: Michal Smith-Mello
  • Prayers of the People: Mac Elliott 
  • Acolyte: Peggy Stoner
10:30 a.m. - Rite II     
  • Subdeacon: Susan Kurtz
  • Chalice Bearer: Mac Elliott
  • Lector: Ron Gruzesky
  • Acolytes: 
  • C : Hayden Hoover & Tori Word
  • T:   Jordan Masters & Natalie Agne
  • Ushers: Jim & Debbie Kimbrough
  • Altar Guild:  T3 - Polly Coblin, Michal Mello, Joyce Sisk, Scott & Kathy Kimbel 
  • Men's Club: T1 - Geoff Pinkerton, William Legg, Pauline Van Horn, Skip Hunt
COFFEE HOUR:   (Reimbursable Vestry Pickup - Jim King)  
  • 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.  
COUNTERS:  TWO  n eeded

Intercessions for the Church: Trinity Church, Danville-The Rev. Amy Dafler Meaux, Rector. 

Recently in need of prayers: Ann; Anthony; Avadot & Amy; Bob; Collin; Darlene; David; 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; 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:  5/27 -Karen Hoover, Bernie Mazaheri. 

Anniversaries:  5/25 - Geoff Pinkerton & Heidi Hiemstra; 5/26 - Michael & Maureen Davis.
  • Prelude:  Symphonie No. 1: Méditation - Charles-Marie Widor
  • Opening Hymn:  Hymn 292 - O Jesus, crowned with all renown - Kings fold 
  • Gloria:  S 280 - Glory to God in the highest
  • Offertory: Hymn 291 - We plow the fields and scatter  - Wir Pflugen
  •  Sanctus:  S 129 - Holy, holy, holy Lord
  • Fraction Anthem  
  • Communion Hymn:  Hymn 513 - Like the murmur of the dove's song - Bridegroom
  • Closing Hymn:  Hymn 405 - All things bright and beautiful - Royal Oak
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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