Church of the Ascension

Ascension is called to be a Family of Faith so reflecting the life of Christ that we draw all people to Him.

 

Get Involved

Ascension’s Youth Group is active and involved!  The Youth Group promotes Christian fellowship and offers the youth a variety of ways to reflect Christ’s life.

 

Welcome!

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!

Sunday, December 2: 6:00 pm
Advent Taizé Prayer Service
Stone Church

Saturday, December 8: 3:00 pm
Handel’s Messiah Sing-along to benefit Shepherd’s Staff
Holy Cross Hall

Sunday, December 9: 11:15 am
Christmas Play
Holy Cross Hall

Sunday, December 16: 10:00 am
Lessons and Carols
Holy Cross Hall
Worship services will be held at 8:00 am, 10:00 am and 11:15 am.

Saturday, December 22: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cookie Walk
Fellowship Hall

Monday, December 24
Christmas Eve Services
5:00 pm Holy Cross Hall
7:30 pm Holy Cross Hall
10:00 pm Stone Church

Tuesday, December 25: 11:15 am
Christmas Day Service
Stone Church

Monday, December 31: 6:00 pm
Watch Night Prayer Service
Stone Church

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.

Sunday Worship

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.

Church of the Ascension

Contact Us:

Ascension Episcopal Church

Ascension Episcopal Church
23 N. Court St.
Westminster, MD  21157
410.848.3251

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