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.



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

Join us on the first Saturday of each month from 7:00 am – 11:00 am.

On Saturday, April 4 the Breakfast has been cancelled.

Hold your meeting, conference, group activity, or wedding at Church of the Ascension.
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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

Public Worship services will not be held until mid May.
Worship services will soon be live-streamed.

8:00 am     Stone Church
Spoken Service of Holy Communion without music

9:15 am     Holy Cross Hall
Service of Holy Communion
Children’s Chapel Time – A personal message for the children is offered during the Sermon

10:45 am   Christian Education for Children & Youth 

11:15 am   Stone Church
Service of Holy Communion

All of our worship services include scripture readings, prayers, Holy Communion, anointing and prayers for healing.

Palm Sunday – April 5

Maundy Thursday – April 9

Good Friday – April 10

Easter Sunday – April 12










Church of the Ascension

Contact Us:

Ascension Episcopal Church

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

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