The Episcopal Church of the Ascension strives to be a diverse body of God’s people proclaiming Jesus’ Gospel through worship, fellowship, education, and service.

  


EVENTS AND GATHERINGS 
Second Wednesday
Stults Road Elementary Principal Speaks, September 14, 11:30 am
50+ Starts Up Again, Friday September 19, 6:30 pm
Father Daughter Breakfast, Saturday, September 20, 8 am
Ascension Outbound Block Party, Saturday, October 11
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Click here for a complete list of events and gatherings.



ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL BICYCLE REPAIR DAY
On Monday, September 1, over 16 bicycles were repaired, assembled and
made ready for the Gathering Ministry at Thanksgiving Square.  

The Gathering distributes bicycles to their members who are homeless.
Click on the picture below to see more pictures.  

A RIDE HOME 
"Offering Mobility"
read the Dallas Morning News Neighbors Go story

Donate a bicycle to the A Ride Home outreach ministry for the benefit congregational regulars at the Gathering, Thanks-Giving Square, Dallas.
Share your unneeded bikes to help individuals in need of transportation. 

The article highlights one of the bicycle repair days at Ascension.
Read the Dallas News Neighbors Go article from Friday, August 15, 2014.




INTRODUCING THE UPDATED
MISSION, VISION AND CORE VALUE STATEMENTS 

Adopted by the Vestry on May 20, 2014


STATEMENT FROM BISHOP LAMBERT ABOUT REFUGEE CHILDREN FROM CENTRAL AMERICA 
Link to Diocese website about what is happening and how the Diocese is responding.




PICTURES TELLING THE STORY
The “J2A” Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
It was a wonderful experience, an adventure, and a faith journey.
We are grateful for all the support that made it possible!
Here is a link to see some of the photos from this "trip of a lifetime".




FOOD FOR SOULS: PARISH MINISTRY OPPORTUNITY
Food for Souls is our parish ministry to provide meals for members in times of need. We would like to update the list of volunteers who are willing to cook a meal or a dish or help deliver food to parishioners’ homes. Please email Lestra Corey.  If you are interested in adding your name to the list or if you would like to be removed from the list. Thank you for your help! 
 

Worship With Us
Sundays:
8:00 am (Rite I)
10:15 am (Rite II)
12 Noon (Dinka Language)
  

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Small Groups
At Ascension we know it's important to be nourished in diverse community as we journey to follow Christ.
Find a group!



ADSAscension Day School
 A few spots still remain in our wonderful, caring Tuesday/Thursday preschool program. 

We are still registering for the 2014/2015 school year! Three options are available: a 4-day program, M-TH from 9-2; or 2-day programs, M/W or T/TH from 9-2. Children ages 12 months (by September 1)- 4 years are welcome! Contact us at
 



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Join "Crafts for a Cause" and make throws and pillows for nursing home residents and those in the hospital.