Whoever you are, wherever you are from or wherever you are on your journey, there is a place for you at Ascension. Ascension is a place where people from all cultural, political, social, religious, or any other background, gather to explore what it means to love God and our neighbors in the 21st century; following the teachings and example of Jesus the Christ. Ascension provides the opportunities to Connect with God and one another, Grow in faith and understanding, and Serve one another and the world around us, both near and far. If you need a place like this, this website is designed with you in mind. It provides information about all the opportunities available for worship, friendship, service, spiritual support, etc. Please feel free to call or email us, and we will be more than happy to answer your questions. Our desire is to be a Christ-centered, Spirit-filled, and Mission- minded family of faith so reflecting the life of Christ that we may draw all people to Him. Come and See!
Praise Band Leader
Church of the Ascension in Westminster, MD is seeking a creative, dynamic, Spirit-filled worship leader to lead our Praise Band. This vocalist and musician will work with our volunteer band to lead our weekly contemporary worship service at 9:15am. The Praise Band leader, in collaboration with the pastor, would be responsible for planning, selecting music and leading weekly rehearsals in preparation for Sunday worship. Ability to lead music with guitar or piano is desired. Compensation is negotiable based on experience. Interested candidates may send a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST BUFFET
Join us on the first Saturday of each month from 7:00 am – 11:00 am.
Inclement Weather Policy
Monday-Friday: If Carroll County Public Schools are closed, or if afternoon and evening activities are cancelled within the school system, the church buildings are closed and all meetings or activities are cancelled.
Saturday: If the Snow Emergency Plan is in effect in Carroll County, the church buildings are closed and all meetings or activities are cancelled.
Sunday: Sunday services are normally held except during the most extreme weather. Any change or cancellation of services will be posted on the homepage of the church website, posted on the church Facebook page and put on the answering machine in the church office. In addition, all those for whom we have email addresses will be notified by email which will be sent by 7:00 am.
Exceptions: Church group leaders may override the policy in consultation with the rector; in which case they will contact their members to inform them of the special arrangements. Participation under those circumstances will be at each individual’s discretion.
8:00 am Stone Church Spoken Service of Holy Communion without music
9:15 am Holy Cross Hall Holy Communion with Music Children’s Chapel Time – A personal message for the children is offered during the Sermon
10:30 am Christian Education Children & Youth classes are located on the second floor
11:15 am Stone Church Traditional Service with music and Holy Communion
All of our worship services include scripture readings, prayers, Holy Communion, anointing and prayers for healing.
Christmas Worship Services
December 22 at 10:00 am
Lessons and Carols
Holy Cross Hall
December 24 at 6:30 pm
Holy Cross Hall
December 24 at 9:00 pm
December 25 at 11:15 am
Christmas Day Service