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.

Online Sermons, Updated 10/04/2015, Click Here
Bishop-Elect George Sumner's Sermon and Service of Institution, 9/12/2015

2015 Fresh Food Day (Block Party)                              

October 10, 
11:00 am - 3:00 pm                                             
The 2015 Fresh Food day is when Ascension and neighborhood partners come together to provide fun healthy eating and lifestyle activities to neighborhood families living in low
 income apartment housing. This all parish service day requires lots of volunteers of all ages. A sign up sheet is on the Kiosk in the Narthex, or you can sign up online by clicking here.

Welcome to A Taste of Assisi, Italy

Spaghetti Dinner
Saturday, October 10, 6:30 pm, in the Parish Hall
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie... then mark your calendars for a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, October 10 at 6:30pm in the Parish Hall.  The dinner is a fund raiser for the benefit of the 2016 Youth Pilgrimage to Assisi Italy. Please join the church as we celebrate and kick off our support for this J2A group of youth. (J2A = Journey to Adulthood). 

The Youth of Ascension are preparing for their Pilgrimage to Italy in June 2016. Support them by attending this mouth-watering fundraising event. You'll be treated to a fabulous meal of spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, tiramisu and a selection of fine beverages. Get your tickets now so we can plan food accordingly.

Tickets are $15 each, or $50 for 2 adults and unlimited children from the same household. For $25, you can take home a meal for 4 for use at a later date. Pop it in the freezer and give yourself a break from cooking one night!  
The youth will be selling tickets in the narthex after the services starting September 20. Now that's amore!

Wikimedia Assisi San Francesco by Berthold Werner     

New Wednesday Bible Study
Wednesdays, 11:00 am (Starting Sept. 16)
Starting Wednesday, September 16 there will be a Bible Study at 11:00 AM.
All are welcome to attend. There will be a Eucharist following each week at12:15 as well. Call the office or speak with Fr Paul for more details.  

Disciple Fast Track: Bible Study for Busy Lives 
Since 1987, Disciple Bible Study has reached nearly 3 million people worldwide, introducing the grand sweep of Scripture in a 34-week format. Over 80 people at Ascension have participated in this study in prior years. Now Disciple Fast Track maintains the integrity and principles of the original study, but its modifications can better meet the needs of a hectic world.

Participants still receive a thorough introduction to the Bible, but in almost a third less time. Fast Track is not a replacement for the original; it is simply a practical option. Main features of Disciple Fast Track:

Classes meet for a total of 24 weeks, some in the fall and the rest in the spring
Each group session lasts 75 minutes
6 reading assignments each week from the Bible and Study Manual, 20-30 minutes each
Cost for the materials is $40; scholarships available

Time and location of the sessions:
Monday over lunch at a location near downtown Dallas
If you cannot attend a Monday session over lunch, we could form another group if there is sufficient interest.

To express interest in participating or to learn more, please contact Suzan Fenner or the church office.

5/10/2015 Confirmation Class

2015 Annual Parish Meeting 
2014 Year Review

Live Nativity Pictures
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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".


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

 We are currently registering for the 2015/2016 school year! Multiple options are available. Children ages 12 months - 4 years (by September 1) are welcome! 

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